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Brazil ranked No. 13 in total trade value through October with a total of $59.67 billion. Exports totaled $33.29 billion and Imports totaled $26.38 billion, a surplus of $6.91 billion.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $59.67 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Miami International Airport $10,951,035,816
2Port of Houston $8,100,097,373
3Port of New Orleans $3,019,429,135
4Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $2,069,102,546
5Port of Virginia $2,060,623,889
6Port of New York $1,929,471,485
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,711,475,796
8Port of Mobile, Ala. $1,709,547,229
9Port of Charleston $1,587,840,920
10Port of Newark $1,495,060,709

U.S. trade with Brazil rose to $59.67 billion through October

Brazil’s trade with the United States rose to $59.67 billion through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 8.92 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Brazil’s exports increased 9.05 percent while imports rose 8.75 percent. The U.S. surplus with Brazil was $6.91 billion.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Miami International Airport; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of New Orleans; No. 4 Port of Jacksonville, Fla.; and No. 5 Port of Virginia. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Miami International Airport No. 2 Port of Houston No. 3 Port of Virginia No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of New York. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 43.91 percent of Brazil’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Miami International Airport rose 9.91 percent to $10.95 billion.
    Exports rose 12.56 percent to $8.22 billion. Imports rose 2.63 percent to $2.73 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 7.12 percent to $8.1 billion.
    Exports rose 9.36 percent to $5.51 billion. Imports rose 2.62 percent to $2.59 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of New Orleans rose 13.99 percent to $3.02 billion.
    Exports rose 21.77 percent to $2.2 billion. Imports fell 2.76 percent to $817.59 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 35.42 percent to $2.07 billion.
    Exports rose 43.76 percent to $1.53 billion. Imports rose 16.47 percent to $543.64 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Virginia fell 29.78 percent to $2.06 billion.
    Exports fell 50.93 percent to $845.76 million. Imports rose 0.32 percent to $1.21 billion.

Brazil ranked No. 13 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 13.

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 Brazil by value through October were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Civilian aircraft, parts; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Coal, briquettes; and Computer chips, respectively. They accounted for 38.54 percent of total exports to Brazil.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Brazil –– Oil; Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Value added to a returned import; Returned exports, with change; and Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel –– accounted for 35.81 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 2.13 percent compared to last year to $5.2 billion.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 14.79 percent compared to last year to $5 billion.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 43.09 percent compared to last year to $946.58 million.
  • Coal, briquettes rose 16.64 percent compared to last year to $935.08 million.
  • Computer chips fell 3.93 percent compared to last year to $743.29 million.

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

  • Oil rose 9.51 percent compared to last year to $3.57 billion.
  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites fell 24.6 percent compared to last year to $1.58 billion.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 32.9 percent compared to last year to $1.54 billion.
  • Returned exports, with change fell 3.18 percent compared to last year to $1.39 billion.
  • Semifinished products of Iron, nonalloy steel rose 47.55 percent compared to last year to $1.37 billion.

In the latest annual figures available, Brazil recorded $66.5 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Miami; Houston; New Orleans; New York City; and Jacksonville/Tampa. Total U.S. exports to Brazil were $ 37.08 billion and imports from Brazil were $29.43 billion. The U.S. surplus with Brazil was $7.65 billion.