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Croatia

Croatia ranked No. 88 in total trade value through February with a total of $235.04 million. Exports totaled $158.5 million and Imports totaled $76.55 million, a surplus of $81.95 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $235.04 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston $61,587,826
2Port of Freeport, Texas $28,000,000
3Port of Newark $27,314,845
4Port of Beaumont, Texas $23,700,000
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $17,198,359
6Port of Virginia $13,409,473
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $8,148,801
8Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $6,795,981
9Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $4,675,000
10Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $4,529,215

U.S. trade with Croatia rose to $235.04 million through February

Croatia’s trade with the United States rose to $235.04 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 79.27 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Croatia’s exports increased 141.87 percent while imports rose 16.73 percent. The U.S. surplus with Croatia was $81.95 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston; No. 2 Port of Freeport, Texas; No. 3 Port of Newark; No. 4 Port of Beaumont, Texas; and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of New York. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 67.14 percent of Croatia’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston rose 67.85 percent to $61.59 million.
    Exports rose 67.85 percent to $61.59 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Freeport, Texas totaled $28 million.
    Exports totaled $28 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Newark fell 0.96 percent to $27.31 million.
    Exports rose 16.87 percent to $1.31 million. Imports fell 1.72 percent to $26 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Beaumont, Texas totaled $23.7 million.
    Exports totaled $23.7 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 20.2 percent to $17.2 million.
    Exports rose 18.88 percent to $7.24 million. Imports rose 21.18 percent to $9.96 million.

Croatia ranked No. 88 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 102.

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 Croatia by value through February were the categories of Coal, briquettes; Oil; Antibiotics; Plasma, vaccines, blood; and Petroleum products, respectively. They accounted for 82.06 percent of total exports to Croatia.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Croatia –– Medicines in individual dosages; Antibiotics; Handguns; Plasma, vaccines, blood; and Molding boxes for metal foundries –– accounted for 57.86 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Coal, briquettes rose 67.85 percent compared to last year to $61.59 million.
  • Oil totaled $51.7 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Antibiotics rose 69.53 percent compared to last year to $6.5 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 32.98 percent compared to last year to $5.59 million.
  • Petroleum products totaled $4.68 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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

  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 2.94 percent compared to last year to $23.34 million.
  • Antibiotics rose 167.8 percent compared to last year to $9.25 million.
  • Handguns fell 40.03 percent compared to last year to $4.27 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 1664.51 percent compared to last year to $3.83 million.
  • Molding boxes for metal foundries rose 27.99 percent compared to last year to $3.6 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.