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Austria ranked No. 33 in total trade value through March with a total of $4.76 billion. Exports totaled $1.79 billion and Imports totaled $2.97 billion, a deficit of $1.17 billion.

January – March 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $4.76 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1San Juan International Airport, P.R. $619,433,671
2Port of Virginia $494,259,432
3Port of Newark $417,083,540
4Port of Charleston $324,714,192
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $284,505,931
6Port of Houston $243,877,735
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $242,170,181
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $195,519,809
9Philadelphia International Airport $185,416,578
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $154,503,475

U.S. trade with Austria rose to $4.76 billion through March

Austria’s trade with the United States rose to $4.76 billion through the first three months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 21.88 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Austria’s exports increased 110.49 percent while imports fell 2.86 percent. The U.S. deficit with Austria was $1.17 billion.

Through March, 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Virginia No. 2 Port of Charleston No. 3 Port of Newark No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 44.96 percent of Austria’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 San Juan International Airport, P.R. rose 3382.1 percent to $619.43 million.
    Exports rose 3414.22 percent to $619.36 million. Imports fell 54.14 percent to $75,577.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Virginia rose 11.72 percent to $494.26 million.
    Exports rose 37.78 percent to $288.85 million. Imports fell 11.75 percent to $205.41 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Newark rose 21.45 percent to $417.08 million.
    Exports rose 139.71 percent to $25.86 million. Imports rose 17.61 percent to $391.22 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Charleston fell 5.54 percent to $324.71 million.
    Exports rose 160.27 percent to $12.62 million. Imports fell 7.91 percent to $312.1 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 9.49 percent to $284.51 million.
    Exports rose 103.22 percent to $135.34 million. Imports fell 22.81 percent to $149.17 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 $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 Austria by value through March were the categories of Insulin, hormones and steroids; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Coal, briquettes; Low value shipments; and Paintings, drawings and other artwork, respectively. They accounted for 70.09 percent of total exports to Austria.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Austria –– Motor vehicles for transporting people; Medicines in individual dosages; Sweetened waters; Plasma, vaccines, blood; and Power supplies, transformers –– accounted for 34.55 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Insulin, hormones and steroids rose 3397.42 percent compared to last year to $620.86 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 61.75 percent compared to last year to $366.7 million.
  • Coal, briquettes rose 578.4 percent compared to last year to $124.24 million.
  • Low value shipments rose 133.94 percent compared to last year to $82.2 million.
  • Paintings, drawings and other artwork rose 131.84 percent compared to last year to $63.73 million.

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

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 115.72 percent compared to last year to $369.79 million.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 19.09 percent compared to last year to $241.63 million.
  • Sweetened waters fell 4.8 percent compared to last year to $185.92 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 36.94 percent compared to last year to $145.75 million.
  • Power supplies, transformers rose 69.89 percent compared to last year to $81.69 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.