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Ukraine

Ukraine ranked No. 67 in total trade value through February with a total of $633.85 million. Exports totaled $398.94 million and Imports totaled $234.92 million, a surplus of $164.02 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $633.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston $94,699,881
2Port of New York $60,028,746
3Port of Houston $56,926,669
4Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $56,484,772
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $52,740,639
6Port of Newark $42,289,327
7Port of Virginia $36,140,752
8Port of Charleston $30,995,130
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $28,790,522
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $26,773,537

U.S. trade with Ukraine rose to $633.85 million through February

Ukraine’s trade with the United States rose to $633.85 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 28.87 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Ukraine’s exports increased 37.04 percent while imports rose 17.02 percent. The U.S. surplus with Ukraine was $164.02 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston; No. 2 Port of New York; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish; and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala. No. 2 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md. No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of New Orleans. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 50.62 percent of Ukraine’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston rose 24.3 percent to $94.7 million.
    Exports rose 24.3 percent to $94.7 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of New York rose 179.45 percent to $60.03 million.
    Exports rose 179.75 percent to $59.84 million. Imports rose 108.56 percent to $186,962.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Houston rose 17.46 percent to $56.93 million.
    Exports fell 4.45 percent to $22.38 million. Imports rose 37.94 percent to $34.55 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 522.89 percent to $56.48 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 2674.04 percent to $56.48 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 2.14 percent to $52.74 million.
    Exports fell 7.95 percent to $45.51 million. Imports rose 228.73 percent to $7.23 million.

Ukraine ranked No. 67 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 71.

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 Ukraine by value through February were the categories of Coal, briquettes; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Sunflower seeds; Tractors; and Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity, respectively. They accounted for 58.19 percent of total exports to Ukraine.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Ukraine –– Pig iron; Seamless iron tubes and pipes; Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel; Titanium Ores and Concentrates 2614; and Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified –– accounted for 60.41 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Coal, briquettes rose 5.58 percent compared to last year to $99.65 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 70.37 percent compared to last year to $58.07 million.
  • Sunflower seeds rose 51.3 percent compared to last year to $27.81 million.
  • Tractors rose 23.1 percent compared to last year to $27.01 million.
  • Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity rose 2529.67 percent compared to last year to $19.61 million.

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

  • Pig iron fell 13.96 percent compared to last year to $94.8 million.
  • Seamless iron tubes and pipes rose 4.34 percent compared to last year to $21.39 million.
  • Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel totaled $10.03 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Titanium Ores and Concentrates 2614 rose 172.52 percent compared to last year to $8.72 million.
  • Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified rose 7047.26 percent compared to last year to $6.98 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Ukraine recorded $2.84 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Baltimore; New Orleans; Houston; and Seattle. Total U.S. exports to Ukraine were $ 1.83 billion and imports from Ukraine were $1.02 billion. The U.S. surplus with Ukraine was $808.61 million.