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Czech Republic ranked No. 52 in total trade value through October with a total of $6.78 billion. Exports totaled $2.6 billion and Imports totaled $4.17 billion, a deficit of $1.57 billion.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $6.78 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $591,450,465
2Port of Charleston $560,952,856
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $469,472,695
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $385,282,447
5Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $349,751,032
6Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $320,272,790
7Los Angeles International Airport $317,806,717
8Port of Houston $298,856,058
9Port of Virginia $279,424,118
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $261,198,883

U.S. trade with Czech Republic rose to $6.78 billion through October

Czech Republic’s trade with the United States rose to $6.78 billion through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 20.67 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Czech Republic’s exports increased 41.89 percent while imports rose 10.38 percent. The U.S. deficit with Czech Republic was $1.57 billion.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 Port of Charleston; No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport; No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport; and No. 5 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of 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 Houston. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 34.78 percent of Czech Republic’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark rose 16.51 percent to $591.45 million.
    Exports rose 6.22 percent to $42.63 million. Imports rose 17.39 percent to $548.82 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Charleston fell 10.15 percent to $560.95 million.
    Exports fell 16.72 percent to $31.17 million. Imports fell 9.73 percent to $529.79 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 30.48 percent to $469.47 million.
    Exports rose 42.85 percent to $158.76 million. Imports rose 24.96 percent to $310.71 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 14.52 percent to $385.28 million.
    Exports rose 8.44 percent to $148.37 million. Imports rose 18.69 percent to $236.91 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport rose 822.79 percent to $349.75 million.
    Exports rose 2096.76 percent to $321.76 million. Imports rose 20.37 percent to $27.99 million.

Czech Republic ranked No. 52 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 56.

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 Czech Republic by value through October were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Computer parts; Computers; Cell phones, related equipment; and Low value shipments, respectively. They accounted for 41.3 percent of total exports to Czech Republic.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Czech Republic –– Motor vehicle parts; Pumps for dispensing liquids; Medicines in individual dosages; Rubber tires; and Salvage –– accounted for 19.65 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Czech Republic:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 268.8 percent compared to last year to $521.23 million.
  • Computer parts rose 39.2 percent compared to last year to $154.9 million.
  • Computers rose 30.35 percent compared to last year to $145.58 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 38.91 percent compared to last year to $145.2 million.
  • Low value shipments rose 22.02 percent compared to last year to $107.91 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Czech Republic:

  • Motor vehicle parts fell 2.66 percent compared to last year to $213.88 million.
  • Pumps for dispensing liquids rose 8.83 percent compared to last year to $199.71 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 24.11 percent compared to last year to $149.57 million.
  • Rubber tires fell 3.65 percent compared to last year to $137 million.
  • Salvage rose 6.51 percent compared to last year to $120.05 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Czech Republic recorded $6.87 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Charleston; Houston; Chicago; and Atlanta/Savannah. Total U.S. exports to Czech Republic were $ 2.27 billion and imports from Czech Republic were $4.6 billion. The U.S. deficit with Czech Republic was $2.32 billion.