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Belarus

Belarus ranked No. 120 in total trade value through October with a total of $446.17 million. Exports totaled $114.48 million and Imports totaled $331.69 million, a deficit of $217.21 million.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $446.17 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $80,242,171
2Port of Houston $68,187,712
3Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $49,451,701
4Port of New Orleans $46,015,988
5Port of New York $42,590,936
6Port of Perth Amboy, N.J. $27,055,645
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $15,804,428
8Port of Newark $14,420,891
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $11,840,404
10Port of Charleston $9,385,691

U.S. trade with Belarus rose to $446.17 million through October

Belarus’s trade with the United States rose to $446.17 million through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 51.78 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Belarus’s exports increased 99.92 percent while imports rose 40.13 percent. The U.S. deficit with Belarus was $217.21 million.

Through October, 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 Houston; No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico; No. 4 Port of New Orleans; and No. 5 Port of New York. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of New Orleans No. 2 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish No. 3 Port of Houston No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 64.21 percent of Belarus’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 34.17 percent to $80.24 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 34.17 percent to $80.24 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 210.93 percent to $68.19 million.
    Exports fell 17.65 percent to $2 million. Imports rose 239.42 percent to $66.19 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 195.26 percent to $49.45 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 195.26 percent to $49.45 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of New Orleans fell 27.59 percent to $46.02 million.
    Exports rose 15.24 percent to $2.45 million. Imports fell 29.07 percent to $43.57 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of New York rose 163.55 percent to $42.59 million.
    Exports rose 165.79 percent to $42.44 million. Imports fell 21.55 percent to $152,043.

Belarus ranked No. 120 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 124.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.51 trillion, up 9.44 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 8.95 percent to $1.39 trillion; imports climbed 9.77 percent to $2.12 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are China; Canada; Mexico; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $732.48 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $657.79 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Belarus by value through October were the categories of Electric motors, generators, not sets; Electrical boards, panels and switches; Prepared foods, beverages; Civilian aircraft, parts; and Diesel engines, respectively. They accounted for 43.49 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; X-ray apparatus; and Furniture, parts –– accounted for 85.11 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Belarus:

  • Electric motors, generators, not sets rose 224.48 percent compared to last year to $14.46 million.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches rose 284.36 percent compared to last year to $10.8 million.
  • Prepared foods, beverages rose 41.88 percent compared to last year to $9.24 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 121.98 percent compared to last year to $8.16 million.
  • Diesel engines rose 1712.46 percent compared to last year to $7.12 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Belarus:

  • Potassic fertilizers rose 29.12 percent compared to last year to $123.37 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 95.39 percent compared to last year to $104.19 million.
  • Seamless iron tubes and pipes rose 156.25 percent compared to last year to $39.35 million.
  • X-ray apparatus fell 18.64 percent compared to last year to $8.62 million.
  • Furniture, parts fell 9.66 percent compared to last year to $6.79 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.