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Greece

Greece ranked No. 74 in total trade value through February with a total of $435.06 million. Exports totaled $204.18 million and Imports totaled $230.87 million, a deficit of $26.69 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $435.06 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $107,581,241
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $41,084,975
3Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $29,012,075
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $22,003,687
5Port of Houston $18,138,308
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $16,342,599
7Port of Virginia $15,888,733
8Port of New York $15,230,247
9Port of New Orleans $13,317,708
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $9,924,086

U.S. trade with Greece rose to $435.06 million through February

Greece’s trade with the United States rose to $435.06 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 32.76 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Greece’s exports increased 79.99 percent while imports rose 7.75 percent. The U.S. deficit with Greece was $26.69 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 3 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas; No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga.; and No. 5 Port of Houston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 50.07 percent of Greece’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark rose 38.55 percent to $107.58 million.
    Exports rose 401.49 percent to $50.01 million. Imports fell 14.93 percent to $57.57 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 730.06 percent to $41.08 million.
    Exports rose 35239 percent to $24.76 million. Imports rose 234.54 percent to $16.32 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas rose 24.21 percent to $29.01 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 24.21 percent to $29.01 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 23.84 percent to $22 million.
    Exports rose 28.74 percent to $9.41 million. Imports rose 20.41 percent to $12.59 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Houston rose 24.12 percent to $18.14 million.
    Exports fell 58.72 percent to $3.84 million. Imports rose 168.78 percent to $14.3 million.

Greece ranked No. 74 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 79.

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 Greece by value through February were the categories of Medical instrument parts; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Copper waste and scrap; Scrap iron, steel; and Petroleum products, respectively. They accounted for 52.93 percent of total exports to Greece.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Greece –– Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes; Misc. vegetables, not frozen; Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi; Razors, razor blades; and Portland, aluminous and slag cement –– accounted for 44.54 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Medical instrument parts rose 504.44 percent compared to last year to $57.28 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons totaled $23.48 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Copper waste and scrap rose 487.3 percent compared to last year to $12.86 million.
  • Scrap iron, steel rose 17459 percent compared to last year to $7.48 million.
  • Petroleum products fell 58.58 percent compared to last year to $6.96 million.

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

  • Misc. iron, steel tubes, pipes rose 20.98 percent compared to last year to $29.01 million.
  • Misc. vegetables, not frozen rose 2.94 percent compared to last year to $24.51 million.
  • Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi rose 134.7 percent compared to last year to $22.55 million.
  • Razors, razor blades fell 30.59 percent compared to last year to $14.02 million.
  • Portland, aluminous and slag cement rose 24.66 percent compared to last year to $12.76 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Greece recorded $2.22 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Atlanta/Savannah; Baltimore; Charleston; and Los Angeles. Total U.S. exports to Greece were $ 961.97 million and imports from Greece were $1.26 billion. The U.S. deficit with Greece was $295.71 million.