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Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan ranked No. 89 in total trade value through February with a total of $233.26 million. Exports totaled $110.14 million and Imports totaled $123.11 million, a deficit of $12.97 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $233.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $38,025,647
2Port of Wilmington, Dela. $37,864,095
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $24,533,241
4Port of Chester, Penn. $21,541,982
5Port of Houston $12,706,733
6Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $11,765,450
7Port of New York $11,359,760
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $10,080,843
9Port of Charleston $9,123,959
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,438,656

U.S. trade with Kazakhstan rose to $233.26 million through February

Kazakhstan’s trade with the United States rose to $233.26 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 2.21 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Kazakhstan’s exports increased 8.34 percent while imports fell 10.05 percent. The U.S. deficit with Kazakhstan was $12.97 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of New Orleans; No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela.; No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn.; and No. 5 Port of Houston. 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 Newark No. 4 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 57.73 percent of Kazakhstan’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of New Orleans fell 22.1 percent to $38.03 million.
    Exports fell 0.82 percent to $422,918. Imports fell 22.29 percent to $37.6 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela. totaled $37.86 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $37.86 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 142.58 percent to $24.53 million.
    Exports rose 255.41 percent to $22.82 million. Imports fell 53.62 percent to $1.71 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. totaled $21.54 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $21.54 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Houston fell 63.79 percent to $12.71 million.
    Exports fell 30.74 percent to $11.88 million. Imports fell 95.41 percent to $823,226.

Kazakhstan ranked No. 89 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 86.

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 Kazakhstan by value through February were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen; Tractors; and Motor vehicles for transporting people, respectively. They accounted for 49.43 percent of total exports to Kazakhstan.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Kazakhstan –– Oil; Ferroalloys 7202; Gasoline, other fuels; Hydrogen, raw gases; and Tantalum, including waste and scrap –– accounted for 90.89 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 6.73 percent compared to last year to $30.97 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 120.5 percent compared to last year to $8.54 million.
  • Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen fell 42.71 percent compared to last year to $6.61 million.
  • Tractors rose 213.58 percent compared to last year to $4.41 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 100.51 percent compared to last year to $3.92 million.

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

  • Oil totaled $59.41 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Ferroalloys 7202 rose 73 percent compared to last year to $24.74 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 81.02 percent compared to last year to $18.22 million.
  • Hydrogen, raw gases rose 110.22 percent compared to last year to $6.06 million.
  • Tantalum, including waste and scrap fell 59.83 percent compared to last year to $3.47 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.