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Belarus

Belarus ranked No. 105 in total trade value through February with a total of $132.32 million. Exports totaled $29.2 million and Imports totaled $103.11 million, a deficit of $73.91 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $132.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $73,261,394
2Port of New Orleans $10,076,169
3Los Angeles International Airport $9,528,655
4Port of New York $6,976,911
5Port of Houston $6,801,046
6Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $3,542,037
7Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $3,504,348
8Port of Newark $2,697,162
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,238,881
10Port of Virginia $1,860,359

U.S. trade with Belarus rose to $132.32 million through February

Belarus’s trade with the United States rose to $132.32 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 58.81 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Belarus’s exports increased 63.28 percent while imports rose 57.59 percent. The U.S. deficit with Belarus was $73.91 million.

Through February, 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 New Orleans; No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport; No. 4 Port of New York; and No. 5 Port of Houston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish No. 2 Port of Houston No. 3 Port of New York No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 80.6 percent of Belarus’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 154.09 percent to $73.26 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 154.09 percent to $73.26 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of New Orleans rose 1984 percent to $10.08 million.
    Exports rose 29.24 percent to $507,895. Imports rose 10469 percent to $9.57 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport rose 1534.6 percent to $9.53 million.
    Exports rose 1467.69 percent to $7.42 million. Imports rose 1824.32 percent to $2.1 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of New York fell 17.57 percent to $6.98 million.
    Exports fell 17.57 percent to $6.98 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Houston fell 52.08 percent to $6.8 million.
    Exports rose 2949.3 percent to $2.37 million. Imports fell 68.58 percent to $4.43 million.

Belarus ranked No. 105 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 117.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $650.55 billion, up 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 2.61 percent to $260.05 billion; imports climbed 0.14 percent to $390.5 billion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $130.45 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $136.53 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Belarus by value through February were the categories of Miscellaneous machine parts; Electric motors, generators, not sets; Diesel engines; Returned exports, with change; and Electrical boards, panels and switches, respectively. They accounted for 47.16 percent of total exports to Belarus.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Belarus –– Potassic fertilizers; Nitrogenous fertilizers; Gasoline, other fuels; X-ray apparatus; and Seamless iron tubes and pipes –– accounted for 89.26 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Miscellaneous machine parts rose 6318.32 percent compared to last year to $4.01 million.
  • Electric motors, generators, not sets fell 19.02 percent compared to last year to $2.81 million.
  • Diesel engines rose 5069.06 percent compared to last year to $2.6 million.
  • Returned exports, with change rose 369.63 percent compared to last year to $2.27 million.
  • Electrical boards, panels and switches rose 16.66 percent compared to last year to $2.08 million.

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

  • Potassic fertilizers rose 154.09 percent compared to last year to $73.26 million.
  • Nitrogenous fertilizers rose 166.61 percent compared to last year to $9.46 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 65.52 percent compared to last year to $3.78 million.
  • X-ray apparatus rose 108.18 percent compared to last year to $3.52 million.
  • Seamless iron tubes and pipes fell 83.36 percent compared to last year to $2.02 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.