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Indonesia

Indonesia ranked No. 27 in total trade value through February with a total of $4.5 billion. Exports totaled $1.19 billion and Imports totaled $3.31 billion, a deficit of $2.12 billion.

Top Trading Ports

RankPortYTD
1Port of Los Angeles$1.3 B
2Port of Newark$474.66 M
3Port of Savannah, Ga.$392.78 M
4Port of Virginia$222.43 M
5Port of Charleston$164.9 M
6Port of Tacoma, Wash.$155.4 M
7Port of New Orleans$132.82 M
8Port of Long Beach$132.49 M
9Port of Houston$123.61 M
10Port of Oakland, Calif.$116.46 M
January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $4.5 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,297,643,945
2Port of Newark $474,655,809
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $392,776,380
4Port of Virginia $222,429,609
5Port of Charleston $164,904,722
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $155,395,125
7Port of New Orleans $132,823,085
8Port of Long Beach $132,488,763
9Port of Houston $123,606,689
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $116,459,808

U.S. trade with Indonesia rose to $4.5 billion through February

Indonesia’s trade with the United States rose to $4.5 billion through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 2.87 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Indonesia’s exports increased 6.19 percent while imports fell 5.77 percent. The U.S. deficit with Indonesia was $2.12 billion.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 4 Port of Virginia; and No. 5 Port of Charleston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. No. 4 Port of Honolulu, Hawaii and No. 5 Port of New Orleans. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 56.72 percent of Indonesia’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Los Angeles rose 1.6 percent to $1.3 billion.
    Exports fell 12.44 percent to $176.76 million. Imports rose 4.23 percent to $1.12 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark fell 11.5 percent to $474.66 million.
    Exports fell 5.11 percent to $11.09 million. Imports fell 11.64 percent to $463.57 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 4.4 percent to $392.78 million.
    Exports rose 27.17 percent to $111.12 million. Imports fell 12.93 percent to $281.66 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Virginia rose 30.78 percent to $222.43 million.
    Exports rose 40.27 percent to $101.44 million. Imports rose 23.76 percent to $120.98 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Charleston rose 13.06 percent to $164.9 million.
    Exports rose 1.94 percent to $52.98 million. Imports rose 19.21 percent to $111.92 million.

Indonesia ranked No. 27 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 27.

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 Indonesia by value through February were the categories of Soybeans; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Cotton; Sugar and starch residues; and Paper, paperboard scrap, respectively. They accounted for 35.09 percent of total exports to Indonesia.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Indonesia –– Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted; Rubber; Leather shoes; Shrimp, other crustaceans; and Athletic, other textile shoes –– accounted for 19.18 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Soybeans rose 30.7 percent compared to last year to $167.02 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 2.14 percent compared to last year to $85.32 million.
  • Cotton fell 34.18 percent compared to last year to $77.97 million.
  • Sugar and starch residues rose 67.95 percent compared to last year to $49.33 million.
  • Paper, paperboard scrap rose 97.6 percent compared to last year to $38.44 million.

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

  • Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted fell 3.75 percent compared to last year to $134.4 million.
  • Rubber fell 9.72 percent compared to last year to $132.25 million.
  • Leather shoes rose 49.42 percent compared to last year to $127.55 million.
  • Shrimp, other crustaceans fell 32.68 percent compared to last year to $126.29 million.
  • Athletic, other textile shoes fell 6.82 percent compared to last year to $114.07 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Indonesia recorded $27.08 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Los Angeles; New York City; Atlanta/Savannah; New Orleans; and Norfolk. Total U.S. exports to Indonesia were $ 6.87 billion and imports from Indonesia were $20.21 billion. The U.S. deficit with Indonesia was $13.34 billion.