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Ukraine

Ukraine ranked No. 67 in total trade value through August with a total of $2.49 billion. Exports totaled $1.57 billion and Imports totaled $917.59 million, a surplus of $654.14 million.

January – August 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $2.49 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston $429,641,523
2Port of Houston $256,817,686
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $235,534,949
4Port of Newark $191,741,953
5Port of New York $164,060,297
6Port of Charleston $146,630,313
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $95,498,102
8Port of New Orleans $92,171,025
9Port of Virginia $88,179,945
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $82,995,679

U.S. trade with Ukraine rose to $2.49 billion through August

Ukraine’s trade with the United States rose to $2.49 billion through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 3.71 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Ukraine increased 4.89 percent while U.S. imports from Ukraine rose 1.73 percent. The U.S. surplus with Ukraine was $654.14 million.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 4 Port of Newark; and No. 5 Port of New York. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston No. 2 Port of Mobile, Ala. No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md. No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of New York. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 51.33 percent of Ukraine’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston rose 6.81 percent to $429.64 million.
    Exports rose 6.81 percent to $429.64 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 57.89 percent to $256.82 million.
    Exports rose 46.84 percent to $86.97 million. Imports rose 64.22 percent to $169.85 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 33.12 percent to $235.53 million.
    Exports rose 21.62 percent to $205.2 million. Imports rose 269.28 percent to $30.33 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Newark rose 64.34 percent to $191.74 million.
    Exports rose 73.3 percent to $95.79 million. Imports rose 56.27 percent to $95.95 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of New York rose 25.14 percent to $164.06 million.
    Exports rose 26.86 percent to $159.07 million. Imports fell 12.63 percent to $4.99 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. 68.

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 Ukraine by value through August were the categories of Coal, briquettes; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Tractors; Frozen fish; and Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity, respectively. They accounted for 63.52 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; Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified; Sunflower, safflow, cottonseed oil; and Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel –– accounted for 58.03 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Coal, briquettes rose 9.14 percent compared to last year to $525.49 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 62.9 percent compared to last year to $325.76 million.
  • Tractors rose 27.09 percent compared to last year to $79.23 million.
  • Frozen fish rose 8.24 percent compared to last year to $39.97 million.
  • Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity rose 140.79 percent compared to last year to $27.85 million.

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

  • Pig iron fell 37.34 percent compared to last year to $312.92 million.
  • Seamless iron tubes and pipes rose 49.99 percent compared to last year to $134.43 million.
  • Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified rose 7047.93 percent compared to last year to $39.05 million.
  • Sunflower, safflow, cottonseed oil fell 10.29 percent compared to last year to $23.6 million.
  • Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel rose 117.21 percent compared to last year to $22.49 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.