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Suriname

Suriname ranked No. 119 in total trade value through March with a total of $114.54 million. Exports totaled $91.01 million and Imports totaled $23.54 million, a surplus of $67.47 million.

January – March 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $114.54 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Miami $24,676,254
2Port Everglades, Fla. $23,433,551
3Port of Houston $20,801,527
4Miami International Airport $17,822,718
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $5,739,058
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,596,165
7Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands $4,010,262
8Port of New Orleans $1,731,910
9Port of Fajardo, P.R. $1,713,300
10Port of New York $1,543,547

U.S. trade with Suriname rose to $114.54 million through March

Suriname’s trade with the United States rose to $114.54 million through the first three months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 9.79 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Suriname’s exports decreased 17.27 percent while imports rose 38.7 percent. The U.S. surplus with Suriname was $67.47 million.

Through March, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port Miami; No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 Miami International Airport; and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port Miami No. 2 Port of Houston No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla. No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 80.73 percent of Suriname’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port Miami fell 32.63 percent to $24.68 million.
    Exports fell 44.83 percent to $19.07 million. Imports rose 171.91 percent to $5.61 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla. rose 12.72 percent to $23.43 million.
    Exports rose 13.27 percent to $20.55 million. Imports rose 8.95 percent to $2.88 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Houston fell 29.55 percent to $20.8 million.
    Exports fell 29.18 percent to $20.56 million. Imports fell 51.21 percent to $241,933.
  • Trade with No. 4 Miami International Airport rose 10.45 percent to $17.82 million.
    Exports rose 22.3 percent to $12.45 million. Imports fell 9.8 percent to $5.38 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 15.01 percent to $5.74 million.
    Exports fell 15.01 percent to $5.74 million. There were no imports.

Suriname ranked No. 119 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 119.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.01 trillion, up 0.65 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 1.42 percent to $408.22 billion; imports climbed 0.13 percent to $598.47 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 $190.25 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $195.16 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Suriname by value through March were the categories of Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen; Low value shipments; Cyanides, cyanide oxides; Motor vehicle parts; and Parts for heavy machinery, respectively. They accounted for 27.81 percent of total exports to Suriname.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Suriname –– Gasoline, other fuels; Value added to a returned import; Fish, fresh or chilled; Fish fillets, chilled or frozen; and Frozen fish –– accounted for 84.52 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen rose 8.31 percent compared to last year to $6.17 million.
  • Low value shipments fell 15.01 percent compared to last year to $5.74 million.
  • Cyanides, cyanide oxides fell 17.54 percent compared to last year to $5.3 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 18.59 percent compared to last year to $4.43 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery fell 75.34 percent compared to last year to $3.66 million.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 117.21 percent compared to last year to $5.72 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 329.82 percent compared to last year to $4.78 million.
  • Fish, fresh or chilled fell 19 percent compared to last year to $3.81 million.
  • Fish fillets, chilled or frozen rose 5.07 percent compared to last year to $3.51 million.
  • Frozen fish rose 53.28 percent compared to last year to $2.06 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Suriname recorded $426.8 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Miami; Houston; Low Value Shipments; San Juan; and New Orleans. Total U.S. exports to Suriname were $ 359.41 million and imports from Suriname were $67.39 million. The U.S. surplus with Suriname was $292.03 million.