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Croatia

Croatia ranked No. 86 in total trade value through August with a total of $961.6 million. Exports totaled $584.29 million and Imports totaled $377.3 million, a surplus of $206.99 million.

January – August 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $961.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston $209,576,377
2Port of Wilmington, Dela. $151,968,132
3Port of Newark $128,573,701
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $80,503,244
5Port of Beaumont, Texas $59,689,075
6Port of Virginia $39,453,287
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $37,749,557
8Port of Freeport, Texas $28,000,000
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $25,095,190
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $22,956,434

U.S. trade with Croatia rose to $961.6 million through August

Croatia’s trade with the United States rose to $961.6 million through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 40.26 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Croatia increased 51.87 percent while U.S. imports from Croatia rose 25.41 percent. The U.S. surplus with Croatia was $206.99 million.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston; No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela.; No. 3 Port of Newark; No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport; and No. 5 Port of Beaumont, Texas. 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 Orleans. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 65.55 percent of Croatia’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston fell 16.05 percent to $209.58 million.
    Exports fell 16.05 percent to $209.58 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela. totaled $151.97 million.
    Exports totaled $151.97 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Newark rose 15.08 percent to $128.57 million.
    Exports fell 18.36 percent to $2.3 million. Imports rose 15.95 percent to $126.27 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 81.28 percent to $80.5 million.
    Exports fell 21.28 percent to $11.05 million. Imports rose 128.66 percent to $69.45 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Beaumont, Texas rose 1450.37 percent to $59.69 million.
    Exports rose 1450.37 percent to $59.69 million. There were no imports.

Croatia ranked No. 86 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 $2.77 trillion, down 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.71 percent to $1.1 trillion; imports dropped 0.07 percent to $1.67 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $575.47 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $568.8 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Croatia by value through August were the categories of Coal, briquettes; Medical instrument parts; Oil; Antibiotics; and Petroleum products, respectively. They accounted for 81.35 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; Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi; and Molding boxes for metal foundries –– accounted for 58.93 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Coal, briquettes fell 17.75 percent compared to last year to $211.18 million.
  • Medical instrument parts rose 302754 percent compared to last year to $151.98 million.
  • Oil totaled $87.69 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Antibiotics rose 110.38 percent compared to last year to $12.9 million.
  • Petroleum products fell 7.17 percent compared to last year to $11.6 million.

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

  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 39.4 percent compared to last year to $136.99 million.
  • Antibiotics rose 110.07 percent compared to last year to $30.87 million.
  • Handguns fell 34.64 percent compared to last year to $20.55 million.
  • Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi rose 657.8 percent compared to last year to $18.95 million.
  • Molding boxes for metal foundries rose 28.31 percent compared to last year to $14.98 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.