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Vatican City

Vatican City ranked No. 227 in total trade value through October with a total of $876,277. Exports totaled $172,020 and Imports totaled $704,257, a deficit of $532,237.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $876,277

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $199,022
2Port of Virginia $138,074
3Port of New Orleans $95,413
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $93,017
5Port of Los Angeles $82,558
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $68,313
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $35,954
8Low Value $27,090
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $25,986
10Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii $25,078

U.S. trade with Vatican City rose to $876,277 through October

Vatican City’s trade with the United States rose to $876,277 through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 57.99 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Vatican City’s exports decreased 84.96 percent while imports fell 25.24 percent. The U.S. deficit with Vatican City was $532,237.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport; No. 2 Port of Virginia; No. 3 Port of New Orleans; No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga.; and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Virginia No. 2 Port Miami No. 3 Orlando International Airport No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 69.39 percent of Vatican City’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 3772.78 percent to $199,022.
    Exports totaled $12,750. Imports rose 3524.67 percent to $186,272.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Virginia fell 86.15 percent to $138,074.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 76.12 percent to $138,074.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of New Orleans rose 2.59 percent to $95,413.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 2.59 percent to $95,413.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. totaled $93,017.
    Exports totaled $93,017. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Los Angeles rose 29.12 percent to $82,558.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 29.12 percent to $82,558.

Vatican City ranked No. 227 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 219.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.51 trillion, up 9.44 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 8.95 percent to $1.39 trillion; imports climbed 9.77 percent to $2.12 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are China; Canada; Mexico; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $732.48 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $657.79 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Vatican City by value through October were the categories of Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment; Cell phones, related equipment; Motor vehicle parts; Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts; and Amplifiers, speakers, microphones, respectively. They accounted for 95.4 percent of total exports to Vatican City.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Vatican City –– Value added to a returned import; Furniture, parts; Cell phones, related equipment; Collectors items of historic or botanic interest; and Diesel engines –– accounted for 69.24 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Vatican City:

  • Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment totaled $93,017. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $35,954. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Motor vehicle parts totaled $15,159. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts totaled $12,750. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Amplifiers, speakers, microphones totaled $7,230. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Vatican City:

  • Value added to a returned import rose 216.29 percent compared to last year to $203,451.
  • Furniture, parts fell 64.48 percent compared to last year to $86,778.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 599.33 percent compared to last year to $74,653.
  • Collectors items of historic or botanic interest rose 215.03 percent compared to last year to $63,258.
  • Diesel engines totaled $59,468. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Vatican City recorded $2.21 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Norfolk; Miami; Jacksonville/Tampa; Los Angeles; and New Orleans. Total U.S. exports to Vatican City were $ 1.15 million and imports from Vatican City were $1.07 million. The U.S. surplus with Vatican City was $79,262.