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Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan ranked No. 79 in total trade value through October with a total of $1.87 billion. Exports totaled $616.25 million and Imports totaled $1.26 billion, a deficit of $640.68 million.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $1.87 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, Dela. $335,240,459
2Port of New Orleans $242,423,300
3Port of Houston $174,411,902
4Port of Chester, Penn. $159,130,946
5San Bernardino International Airport, Calif. $96,838,602
6Port of Newark $60,732,928
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $54,727,623
8Port of El Segundo, Calif. $53,610,643
9Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $51,564,103
10Port of New York $51,404,530

U.S. trade with Kazakhstan rose to $1.87 billion through October

Kazakhstan’s trade with the United States rose to $1.87 billion through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 65.63 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Kazakhstan’s exports increased 30.63 percent while imports rose 90.67 percent. The U.S. deficit with Kazakhstan was $640.68 million.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela.; No. 2 Port of New Orleans; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn.; and No. 5 San Bernardino International Airport, Calif.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of New Orleans No. 2 Port of Houston No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md. No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Richmond, Calif.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 53.81 percent of Kazakhstan’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 1342.3 percent to $335.24 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 1342.3 percent to $335.24 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of New Orleans rose 7.39 percent to $242.42 million.
    Exports fell 82.63 percent to $2.61 million. Imports rose 13.82 percent to $239.81 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Houston rose 57.09 percent to $174.41 million.
    Exports rose 17.99 percent to $86.81 million. Imports rose 133.89 percent to $87.6 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. totaled $159.13 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $159.13 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 San Bernardino International Airport, Calif. totaled $96.84 million.
    Exports totaled $96.84 million. There were no imports.

Kazakhstan ranked No. 79 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 87.

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 Kazakhstan by value through October were the categories of Compressors and pumps; Civilian aircraft, parts; Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; and Parts for heavy machinery, respectively. They accounted for 48.83 percent of total exports to Kazakhstan.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Kazakhstan –– Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Ferroalloys 7202; Soybeans; and Tantalum, including waste and scrap –– accounted for 91.22 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Compressors and pumps rose 1157.47 percent compared to last year to $106.82 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 466.28 percent compared to last year to $97.21 million.
  • Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen fell 23.09 percent compared to last year to $46.59 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks fell 8.07 percent compared to last year to $32.62 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 147.18 percent compared to last year to $17.68 million.

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

  • Oil totaled $534.2 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 28.01 percent compared to last year to $375.19 million.
  • Ferroalloys 7202 rose 8.2 percent compared to last year to $177.53 million.
  • Soybeans rose 2286.18 percent compared to last year to $33.34 million.
  • Tantalum, including waste and scrap rose 20.39 percent compared to last year to $26.36 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Kazakhstan recorded $1.34 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Houston; New Orleans; Baltimore; and Philadelphia. Total U.S. exports to Kazakhstan were $ 551.33 million and imports from Kazakhstan were $785.44 million. The U.S. deficit with Kazakhstan was $234.11 million.