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Chile

Chile ranked No. 29 in total trade value through October with a total of $22.43 billion. Exports totaled $12.54 billion and Imports totaled $9.89 billion, a surplus of $2.65 billion.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $22.43 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Miami International Airport $3,305,284,204
2Port of Houston $2,877,173,696
3Port of Panama City, Fla. $1,592,114,462
4Port of New Orleans $1,467,047,817
5Port Everglades, Fla. $1,312,672,391
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,110,092,245
7Port of Philadelphia $1,094,617,469
8Port of New York $870,527,785
9Port of Charleston $788,773,741
10Port of Los Angeles $757,010,509

U.S. trade with Chile rose to $22.43 billion through October

Chile’s trade with the United States rose to $22.43 billion through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 11.86 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Chile’s exports increased 13.27 percent while imports rose 10.13 percent. The U.S. surplus with Chile was $2.65 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 Panama City, Fla.; No. 4 Port of New Orleans; and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla.. 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 Panama City, Fla. No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 47.06 percent of Chile’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Miami International Airport rose 6.24 percent to $3.31 billion.
    Exports rose 0.11 percent to $2.08 billion. Imports rose 18.49 percent to $1.23 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 35.61 percent to $2.88 billion.
    Exports rose 46.26 percent to $2.5 billion. Imports fell 8.98 percent to $372.45 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Panama City, Fla. rose 2.89 percent to $1.59 billion.
    Exports fell 89.65 percent to $95,257. Imports rose 2.95 percent to $1.59 billion.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of New Orleans rose 12.81 percent to $1.47 billion.
    Exports rose 31.25 percent to $775.12 million. Imports fell 2.53 percent to $691.93 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla. rose 10.09 percent to $1.31 billion.
    Exports rose 16.1 percent to $918.51 million. Imports fell 1.75 percent to $394.16 million.

Chile ranked No. 29 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 29.

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 Chile by value through October were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Civilian aircraft, parts; Low value shipments; and Computers, respectively. They accounted for 41.46 percent of total exports to Chile.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Chile –– Refined copper, alloys, unwrought; Fish fillets, chilled or frozen; Grapes, fresh or dried; Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus; and Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. –– accounted for 57.63 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 39.17 percent compared to last year to $3.31 billion.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 33.05 percent compared to last year to $522.17 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 55.11 percent compared to last year to $503.84 million.
  • Low value shipments rose 21.83 percent compared to last year to $441.3 million.
  • Computers rose 49.6 percent compared to last year to $423.1 million.

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

  • Refined copper, alloys, unwrought rose 6.16 percent compared to last year to $2.69 billion.
  • Fish fillets, chilled or frozen rose 10.45 percent compared to last year to $1.51 billion.
  • Grapes, fresh or dried rose 6.37 percent compared to last year to $784.19 million.
  • Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus rose 36.44 percent compared to last year to $392.38 million.
  • Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. rose 27.14 percent compared to last year to $319.87 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Chile recorded $24.16 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Miami; Houston; New Orleans; Jacksonville/Tampa; and Los Angeles. Total U.S. exports to Chile were $ 13.61 billion and imports from Chile were $10.55 billion. The U.S. surplus with Chile was $3.06 billion.