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Austria ranked No. 33 in total trade value through July with a total of $11.89 billion. Exports totaled $4.11 billion and Imports totaled $7.78 billion, a deficit of $3.67 billion.

January – July 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $11.89 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1San Juan International Airport, P.R. $1,548,270,244
2Port of Virginia $1,183,989,380
3Port of Newark $1,037,732,171
4Port of Charleston $863,400,171
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $613,978,554
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $605,415,412
7Port of Houston $542,713,704
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $492,176,041
9Los Angeles International Airport $479,616,492
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $449,044,795

U.S. trade with Austria rose to $11.89 billion through July

Austria’s trade with the United States rose to $11.89 billion through the first seven months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 25.66 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Austria increased 101.58 percent while U.S. imports from Austria rose 4.81 percent. The U.S. deficit with Austria was $3.67 billion.

Through July, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 San Juan International Airport, P.R.; No. 2 Port of Virginia; No. 3 Port of Newark; No. 4 Port of Charleston; and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Virginia No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 Port of Charleston No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 44.12 percent of Austria’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 San Juan International Airport, P.R. rose 663.79 percent to $1.55 billion.
    Exports rose 665.53 percent to $1.55 billion. Imports fell 79.62 percent to $96,669.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Virginia rose 6.07 percent to $1.18 billion.
    Exports rose 35.1 percent to $653.75 million. Imports fell 16.14 percent to $530.24 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Newark rose 20.47 percent to $1.04 billion.
    Exports rose 43.22 percent to $49.41 million. Imports rose 19.52 percent to $988.32 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Charleston rose 12.59 percent to $863.4 million.
    Exports rose 185.48 percent to $43.98 million. Imports rose 9.05 percent to $819.42 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 24.21 percent to $613.98 million.
    Exports rose 73.89 percent to $171.36 million. Imports rose 11.84 percent to $442.61 million.

Austria ranked No. 33 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 35.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.41 trillion, down 0.06 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.71 percent to $956.44 billion; imports climbed 0.38 percent to $1.45 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 $498.31 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $485.95 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Austria by value through July were the categories of Insulin, hormones and steroids; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Coal, briquettes; Civilian aircraft, parts; and Low value shipments, respectively. They accounted for 72.17 percent of total exports to Austria.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Austria –– Motor vehicles for transporting people; Sweetened waters; Medicines in individual dosages; Plasma, vaccines, blood; and Value added to a returned import –– accounted for 36.86 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Insulin, hormones and steroids rose 665.92 percent compared to last year to $1.55 billion.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 53.44 percent compared to last year to $791.4 million.
  • Coal, briquettes rose 389.38 percent compared to last year to $241.05 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 35.84 percent compared to last year to $196.85 million.
  • Low value shipments rose 112.5 percent compared to last year to $185.71 million.

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

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 102.46 percent compared to last year to $908.41 million.
  • Sweetened waters rose 3.8 percent compared to last year to $566.75 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 8.99 percent compared to last year to $566.18 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 16.63 percent compared to last year to $438.26 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 630.9 percent compared to last year to $389.04 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Austria recorded $15.99 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Norfolk; Charleston; San Juan; and Atlanta/Savannah. Total U.S. exports to Austria were $ 4.26 billion and imports from Austria were $11.72 billion. The U.S. deficit with Austria was $7.46 billion.