|1||Cell phones, related equipment||$1.71 M|
|3||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$200,463|
|5||Medical instrument parts||$152,307|
|6||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$116,877|
|7||Firearm parts and accessories||$106,904|
|8||Returned exports, with change||$97,588|
|9||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$92,880|
|10||Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps||$85,449|
|1||Men's or boys' overcoats||$1.05 M|
|2||Misc. plastic articles||$953,293|
|3||Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors||$706,780|
|4||Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified||$676,163|
|6||Seats, excluding barber, dental||$434,007|
|7||Women's or girls' overcoats, etc.||$358,530|
|8||Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc.||$310,546|
|10||Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted||$277,067|
Top Trading Ports
Total Trade: $12.01 million
|1||Port of Newark||$5,529,296|
|2||Port of Houston||$988,440|
|3||Port of Virginia||$867,843|
|4||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$750,685|
|5||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$601,010|
|6||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$544,428|
|7||Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio||$284,932|
|8||Port of New York||$270,516|
|9||Port of Charleston||$252,216|
|10||Los Angeles International Airport||$252,177|
U.S. trade with Moldova rose to $12.01 million through February
Moldova’s trade with the United States rose to $12.01 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 4.81 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Moldova’s exports increased 87.13 percent while imports fell 14 percent. The U.S. deficit with Moldova was $4.03 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 Houston; No. 3 Port of Virginia; No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga.; and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Stockton, Calif. No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Beaumont, Texas. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 72.77 percent of Moldova’s U.S. trade.
Among those top five:
- Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark rose 128.72 percent to $5.53 million.
Exports totaled $1.77 million. Imports rose 55.44 percent to $3.76 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 125.67 percent to $988,440.
There were no exports. Imports rose 204.41 percent to $988,440.
- Trade with No. 3 Port of Virginia rose 676.86 percent to $867,843.
Exports rose 2743.12 percent to $625,487. Imports rose 170.15 percent to $242,356.
- Trade with No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 61.05 percent to $750,685.
Exports totaled $97,784. Imports rose 40.07 percent to $652,901.
- Trade with No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 49.58 percent to $601,010.
Exports fell 6.12 percent to $215,088. Imports fell 59.92 percent to $385,922.
Moldova ranked No. 174 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 175.
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 Moldova by value through February were the categories of Cell phones, related equipment; Leather shoes; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Tractors; and Medical instrument parts, respectively. They accounted for 70.71 percent of total exports to Moldova.
The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Moldova –– Men’s or boys’ overcoats; Misc. plastic articles; Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified; and Leather shoes –– accounted for 49.69 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Moldova:
- Cell phones, related equipment rose 418.64 percent compared to last year to $1.71 million.
- Leather shoes totaled $594,824. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 34.66 percent compared to last year to $200,463.
- Tractors rose 10.01 percent compared to last year to $161,633.
- Medical instrument parts rose 2720.5 percent compared to last year to $152,307.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Moldova:
- Men’s or boys’ overcoats rose 150.76 percent compared to last year to $1.05 million.
- Misc. plastic articles rose 284 percent compared to last year to $953,293.
- Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors fell 37.46 percent compared to last year to $706,780.
- Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified totaled $676,163. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Leather shoes rose 56.3 percent compared to last year to $596,546.
In the latest annual figures available, Moldova recorded $58.14 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Cleveland; Los Angeles; Atlanta/Savannah; and Houston. Total U.S. exports to Moldova were $ 18 million and imports from Moldova were $40.13 million. The U.S. deficit with Moldova was $22.13 million.