|1||Cell phones, related equipment||$732.47 M|
|3||Gasoline, other fuels||$119.13 M|
|4||Unrecorded media for audio||$64.24 M|
|5||TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders||$34.1 M|
|6||Video game consoles||$32.54 M|
|7||Computer parts||$28.92 M|
|8||Amplifiers, speakers, microphones||$15.84 M|
|9||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$15.32 M|
|10||Insecticides, fungicides||$14.89 M|
|1||Misc. dead animal products||$16.9 M|
|2||Cane, beet sugar, solid form||$14.77 M|
|3||Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits||$11.66 M|
|4||Insulated wire, cable||$8.48 M|
|6||Ferroalloys 7202||$7.43 M|
|8||Doors, window frames, wooden joinery||$2.93 M|
|9||Essential oil resins||$2.12 M|
|10||Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry||$1.99 M|
Top Trading Ports
Total Trade: $1.56 billion
|1||Miami International Airport||$1,131,317,697|
|2||Port Everglades, Fla.||$82,318,894|
|3||Port of Corpus Christi, Texas||$80,593,572|
|4||Port of Houston||$27,796,809|
|5||Port of New Orleans||$27,241,065|
|6||Port of Charleston||$24,069,054|
|7||Port of Jacksonville, Fla.||$23,894,689|
|8||Port of New York||$23,573,956|
|9||Port of Newark||$16,766,384|
|10||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$16,029,270|
U.S. trade with Paraguay rose to $1.56 billion through August
Paraguay’s trade with the United States rose to $1.56 billion through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 9.85 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Paraguay decreased 11.94 percent while U.S. imports from Paraguay rose 39.99 percent. The U.S. surplus with Paraguay was $1.37 billion.
Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Miami International Airport; No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 3 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas; No. 4 Port of Houston; and No. 5 Port of New Orleans. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Miami International Airport No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla. No. 3 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Lake Charles, La.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 86.36 percent of Paraguay’s U.S. trade.
Among those top five:
- Trade with No. 1 Miami International Airport fell 4.84 percent to $1.13 billion.
Exports fell 4.56 percent to $1.12 billion. Imports fell 30.47 percent to $9.11 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla. fell 43.74 percent to $82.32 million.
Exports fell 45.18 percent to $79.74 million. Imports rose 195.26 percent to $2.58 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas totaled $80.59 million.
Exports totaled $80.59 million. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 4 Port of Houston fell 9.3 percent to $27.8 million.
Exports fell 11.54 percent to $23.36 million. Imports rose 4.68 percent to $4.43 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Port of New Orleans rose 14.12 percent to $27.24 million.
Exports rose 12.53 percent to $16.3 million. Imports rose 16.59 percent to $10.94 million.
Paraguay ranked No. 78 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 76.
Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.77 trillion, down 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.71 percent to $1.1 trillion; imports dropped 0.07 percent to $1.67 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $575.47 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $568.8 billion.
The top five U.S. exports to Paraguay by value through August were the categories of Cell phones, related equipment; Computers; Gasoline, other fuels; Unrecorded media for audio; and TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders, respectively. They accounted for 74.9 percent of total exports to Paraguay.
The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Paraguay –– Misc. dead animal products; Cane, beet sugar, solid form; Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits; Insulated wire, cable; and Corn –– accounted for 61.2 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Paraguay:
- Cell phones, related equipment fell 0.68 percent compared to last year to $732.47 million.
- Computers rose 14.42 percent compared to last year to $147.16 million.
- Gasoline, other fuels fell 35.26 percent compared to last year to $119.13 million.
- Unrecorded media for audio rose 7.41 percent compared to last year to $64.24 million.
- TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders fell 26.36 percent compared to last year to $34.1 million.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Paraguay:
- Misc. dead animal products rose 88.1 percent compared to last year to $16.9 million.
- Cane, beet sugar, solid form rose 66.48 percent compared to last year to $14.77 million.
- Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits rose 25.43 percent compared to last year to $11.66 million.
- Insulated wire, cable rose 0.32 percent compared to last year to $8.48 million.
- Corn totaled $7.87 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
In the latest annual figures available, Paraguay recorded $2.88 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Miami; New Orleans; Houston; New York City; and Jacksonville/Tampa. Total U.S. exports to Paraguay were $ 2.76 billion and imports from Paraguay were $125.13 million. The U.S. surplus with Paraguay was $2.63 billion.