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Croatia ranked No. 100 in total trade value through October with a total of $835.49 million. Exports totaled $451.5 million and Imports totaled $384 million, a surplus of $67.5 million.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $835.49 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston $293,288,278
2Port of Newark $139,861,085
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $69,885,721
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $53,114,315
5Port of New Orleans $25,375,207
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $21,482,585
7Port of Virginia $21,234,979
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $17,779,159
9Los Angeles International Airport $16,145,317
10Port of New York $15,350,318

U.S. trade with Croatia rose to $835.49 million through October

Croatia’s trade with the United States rose to $835.49 million through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 14.41 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Croatia’s exports increased 16.34 percent while imports rose 12.22 percent. The U.S. surplus with Croatia was $67.5 million.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport; No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport; and No. 5 Port of New Orleans. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of New York. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 69.6 percent of Croatia’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston rose 14.27 percent to $293.29 million.
    Exports rose 14.27 percent to $293.29 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark rose 13.84 percent to $139.86 million.
    Exports rose 60.02 percent to $3.19 million. Imports rose 13.08 percent to $136.67 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 0.25 percent to $69.89 million.
    Exports rose 81.88 percent to $7.92 million. Imports fell 5.69 percent to $61.96 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 26.65 percent to $53.11 million.
    Exports rose 55.33 percent to $17.72 million. Imports rose 15.93 percent to $35.39 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of New Orleans rose 3.32 percent to $25.38 million.
    Exports fell 0.21 percent to $17.01 million. Imports rose 11.31 percent to $8.37 million.

Croatia ranked No. 100 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 99.

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 Croatia by value through October were the categories of Coal, briquettes; Petroleum products; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Low value shipments; and Antibiotics, respectively. They accounted for 75.37 percent of total exports to Croatia.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Croatia –– Medicines in individual dosages; Handguns; Antibiotics; Power supplies, transformers; and Molding boxes for metal foundries –– accounted for 54.75 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Coal, briquettes rose 17.03 percent compared to last year to $300.39 million.
  • Petroleum products fell 28.07 percent compared to last year to $12.5 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 467.15 percent compared to last year to $10.12 million.
  • Low value shipments rose 16.28 percent compared to last year to $8.77 million.
  • Antibiotics fell 28.2 percent compared to last year to $8.52 million.

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

  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 0.34 percent compared to last year to $121.25 million.
  • Handguns fell 10.18 percent compared to last year to $42.59 million.
  • Antibiotics rose 184.49 percent compared to last year to $16.14 million.
  • Power supplies, transformers rose 465.79 percent compared to last year to $15.73 million.
  • Molding boxes for metal foundries fell 2.92 percent compared to last year to $14.53 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Croatia recorded $880.92 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Philadelphia; Chicago; New York City; New Orleans; and Atlanta/Savannah. Total U.S. exports to Croatia were $ 444.24 million and imports from Croatia were $436.68 million. The U.S. surplus with Croatia was $7.56 million.