|2||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$3.61 M|
|3||Cell phones, related equipment||$3.54 M|
|4||Low value shipments||$3.42 M|
|5||Jewelry, parts||$3.08 M|
|7||Prepared foods, beverages||$2.52 M|
|8||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$1.28 M|
|9||Sweetened waters||$1.12 M|
|10||Gasoline, other fuels||$1.11 M|
|2||Value added to a returned import||$2.15 M|
|3||Petroleum products||$1.51 M|
|5||Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium||$1.17 M|
|6||Miscellaneous machines, parts||$250,981|
|7||Copper waste and scrap||$189,004|
|8||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$187,639|
|9||Ash and residues, with metal content||$124,739|
|10||Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment||$96,300|
Top Trading Ports
Total Trade: $92.12 million
|1||Port Everglades, Fla.||$40,093,316|
|2||Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R.||$18,432,220|
|3||Miami International Airport||$7,398,358|
|4||Port of New Orleans||$5,537,697|
|5||Port of New York||$3,740,395|
|6||Low-Valued Imports and Exports||$3,422,367|
|7||Port of Mobile, Ala.||$1,554,371|
|8||Port of Houston||$1,372,274|
|9||Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico||$1,208,429|
|10||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$1,072,283|
U.S. trade with Curacao rose to $92.12 million through March
Curacao’s trade with the United States rose to $92.12 million through the first three months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 78.09 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Curacao’s exports decreased 81.38 percent while imports fell 56.17 percent. The U.S. surplus with Curacao was $43.95 million.
Through March, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 2 Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R.; No. 3 Miami International Airport; No. 4 Port of New Orleans; and No. 5 Port of New York. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas No. 2 Port of Beaumont, Texas No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla. No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 81.63 percent of Curacao’s U.S. trade.
Among those top five:
- Trade with No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla. fell 16.47 percent to $40.09 million.
Exports rose 8.46 percent to $38.86 million. Imports fell 89.86 percent to $1.23 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R. rose 426.38 percent to $18.43 million.
Exports fell 19.98 percent to $132,125. Imports rose 448.47 percent to $18.3 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Miami International Airport rose 32.69 percent to $7.4 million.
Exports rose 20.82 percent to $6.52 million. Imports rose 394.88 percent to $875,826.
- Trade with No. 4 Port of New Orleans rose 32.06 percent to $5.54 million.
Exports rose 3.75 percent to $4.35 million. Imports totaled $1.19 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Port of New York rose 137.51 percent to $3.74 million.
Exports rose 136.27 percent to $3.72 million. Imports totaled $19,463.
Curacao ranked No. 127 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 82.
Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.01 trillion, up 0.65 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 1.42 percent to $408.22 billion; imports climbed 0.13 percent to $598.47 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 $190.25 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $195.16 billion.
The top five U.S. exports to Curacao by value through March were the categories of Perfumes; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Cell phones, related equipment; Low value shipments; and Jewelry, parts, respectively. They accounted for 30.28 percent of total exports to Curacao.
The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Curacao –– Gold; Value added to a returned import; Petroleum products; Antibiotics; and Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium –– accounted for 95.08 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Curacao:
- Perfumes rose 292.66 percent compared to last year to $6.95 million.
- Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 24.71 percent compared to last year to $3.61 million.
- Cell phones, related equipment rose 25.13 percent compared to last year to $3.54 million.
- Low value shipments fell 85.02 percent compared to last year to $3.42 million.
- Jewelry, parts rose 212.41 percent compared to last year to $3.08 million.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Curacao:
- Gold rose 3425.18 percent compared to last year to $16.57 million.
- Value added to a returned import rose 120.39 percent compared to last year to $2.15 million.
- Petroleum products fell 45.43 percent compared to last year to $1.51 million.
- Antibiotics fell 44.74 percent compared to last year to $1.5 million.
- Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium totaled $1.17 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
In the latest annual figures available, Curacao recorded $913.13 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Miami; Port Arthur, Texas; New Orleans; Houston; and New York City. Total U.S. exports to Curacao were $ 762.52 million and imports from Curacao were $150.61 million. The U.S. surplus with Curacao was $611.92 million.