|1||Electric motors, generators, not sets||$8.13 M|
|2||Civilian aircraft, parts||$7.03 M|
|3||Internal combustion engines||$6.28 M|
|4||Electrical boards, panels and switches||$5.61 M|
|5||Optical fibers||$5.51 M|
|6||Miscellaneous machine parts||$4.19 M|
|7||Prepared foods, beverages||$3.82 M|
|8||Parts for heavy machinery||$3.79 M|
|9||Returned exports, with change||$3.33 M|
|1||Potassic fertilizers||$175.19 M|
|2||Gasoline, other fuels||$65.48 M|
|3||Seamless iron tubes and pipes||$13.72 M|
|4||Nitrogenous fertilizers||$9.46 M|
|5||Handsaws & Met Pts; Saw Blades; Base Mtl Saw 8202||$7.27 M|
|6||Furniture, parts||$6.74 M|
|7||X-ray apparatus||$5.57 M|
|8||Glass fibers, glass yarn||$2.77 M|
|9||Value added to a returned import||$2.6 M|
|10||Laser-based medical equipment, parts||$2.48 M|
Top Trading Ports
Total Trade: $418.66 million
|1||Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish||$174,524,996|
|2||Port of Perth Amboy, N.J.||$46,885,707|
|3||Port of Houston||$26,816,712|
|4||Port of New York||$26,072,649|
|5||Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico||$18,310,876|
|6||Port of Newark||$15,478,856|
|7||Port of New Orleans||$14,026,571|
|8||Los Angeles International Airport||$12,266,590|
|9||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$11,427,939|
|10||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$8,133,626|
U.S. trade with Belarus rose to $418.66 million through September
Belarus’s trade with the United States rose to $418.66 million through the first nine months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 4.43 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Belarus increased 0.34 percent while U.S. imports from Belarus rose 5.79 percent. The U.S. deficit with Belarus was $218.55 million.
Through September, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish; No. 2 Port of Perth Amboy, N.J.; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 Port of New York; and No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Houston No. 2 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of New York. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 69.89 percent of Belarus’s U.S. trade.
Among those top five:
- Trade with No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 188.01 percent to $174.52 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 188.01 percent to $174.52 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. rose 73.29 percent to $46.89 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 73.29 percent to $46.89 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Port of Houston fell 56.32 percent to $26.82 million.
Exports rose 622.79 percent to $7.71 million. Imports fell 68.33 percent to $19.11 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Port of New York fell 31.81 percent to $26.07 million.
Exports fell 31.77 percent to $26 million. Imports fell 42.32 percent to $71,515.
- Trade with No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico fell 62.97 percent to $18.31 million.
There were no exports. Imports fell 62.97 percent to $18.31 million.
Belarus ranked No. 114 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 119.
Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.11 trillion, down 0.58 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 1.01 percent to $1.23 trillion; imports dropped 0.3 percent to $1.88 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $647.62 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $640.85 billion.
The top five U.S. exports to Belarus by value through September were the categories of Electric motors, generators, not sets; Civilian aircraft, parts; Internal combustion engines; Electrical boards, panels and switches; and Optical fibers, respectively. They accounted for 32.55 percent of total exports to Belarus.
The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Belarus –– Potassic fertilizers; Gasoline, other fuels; Seamless iron tubes and pipes; Nitrogenous fertilizers; and Handsaws & Met Pts; Saw Blades; Base Mtl Saw 8202 –– accounted for 85.09 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Belarus:
- Electric motors, generators, not sets fell 34.54 percent compared to last year to $8.13 million.
- Civilian aircraft, parts rose 8.82 percent compared to last year to $7.03 million.
- Internal combustion engines rose 25.8 percent compared to last year to $6.28 million.
- Electrical boards, panels and switches fell 43.25 percent compared to last year to $5.61 million.
- Optical fibers rose 37.73 percent compared to last year to $5.51 million.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Belarus:
- Potassic fertilizers rose 68.9 percent compared to last year to $175.19 million.
- Gasoline, other fuels fell 37.13 percent compared to last year to $65.48 million.
- Seamless iron tubes and pipes fell 60.58 percent compared to last year to $13.72 million.
- Nitrogenous fertilizers rose 166.61 percent compared to last year to $9.46 million.
- Handsaws & Met Pts; Saw Blades; Base Mtl Saw 8202 rose 16.39 percent compared to last year to $7.27 million.
In the latest annual figures available, Belarus recorded $350.49 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New Orleans; New York City; Houston; San Juan; and Philadelphia. Total U.S. exports to Belarus were $ 72.68 million and imports from Belarus were $277.8 million. The U.S. deficit with Belarus was $205.12 million.