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Honduras

Honduras ranked No. 45 in total trade value through September with a total of $7.77 billion. Exports totaled $4.12 billion and Imports totaled $3.65 billion, a surplus of $471.79 million.

January – September 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $7.77 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $1,529,397,594
2Port Miami $1,478,836,389
3Port of Gulfport, Miss. $774,352,543
4Port of New Orleans $631,816,525
5Port of Wilmington, N.C. $571,627,086
6Port of Houston $457,138,710
7Port of Pascagoula, Miss. $328,620,464
8Miami International Airport $259,455,591
9Low-Valued Imports and Exports $212,573,014
10Port of Los Angeles $183,690,240

U.S. trade with Honduras rose to $7.77 billion through September

Honduras’s trade with the United States rose to $7.77 billion through the first nine months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 1.25 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Honduras increased 0.2 percent while U.S. imports from Honduras rose 2.45 percent. The U.S. surplus with Honduras was $471.79 million.

Through September, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 2 Port Miami; No. 3 Port of Gulfport, Miss.; No. 4 Port of New Orleans; and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, N.C.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla. No. 2 Port Miami No. 3 Port of Gulfport, Miss. No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Houston. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 64.15 percent of Honduras’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla. fell 3.12 percent to $1.53 billion.
    Exports rose 0.59 percent to $618.56 million. Imports fell 5.48 percent to $910.83 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port Miami fell 2.52 percent to $1.48 billion.
    Exports fell 3.66 percent to $570.45 million. Imports fell 1.79 percent to $908.39 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Gulfport, Miss. fell 15.21 percent to $774.35 million.
    Exports fell 13.24 percent to $382.99 million. Imports fell 17.04 percent to $391.36 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of New Orleans rose 0.98 percent to $631.82 million.
    Exports rose 3.11 percent to $579.05 million. Imports fell 17.66 percent to $52.77 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 58.97 percent to $571.63 million.
    Exports rose 55.89 percent to $281.57 million. Imports rose 62.08 percent to $290.05 million.

Honduras ranked No. 45 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 47.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.11 trillion, down 0.58 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 1.01 percent to $1.23 trillion; imports dropped 0.3 percent to $1.88 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 $647.62 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $640.85 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Honduras by value through September were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Cotton yarn; Synthetic yarn, not retail; Low value shipments; and Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons, respectively. They accounted for 49.37 percent of total exports to Honduras.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Honduras –– Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted; T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted; Insulated wire, cable; Coffee; and Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried –– accounted for 56.21 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 9.01 percent compared to last year to $890.79 million.
  • Cotton yarn rose 17.95 percent compared to last year to $477.98 million.
  • Synthetic yarn, not retail rose 11.54 percent compared to last year to $328.19 million.
  • Low value shipments rose 0.32 percent compared to last year to $212.57 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 5.28 percent compared to last year to $125.67 million.

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

  • Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted rose 15.08 percent compared to last year to $761.88 million.
  • T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted rose 9.71 percent compared to last year to $578.62 million.
  • Insulated wire, cable fell 22.84 percent compared to last year to $320.88 million.
  • Coffee rose 18.68 percent compared to last year to $226.12 million.
  • Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried rose 1.56 percent compared to last year to $164.48 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Honduras recorded $9.66 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Miami; Mobile; Houston; New Orleans; and Wilmington. Total U.S. exports to Honduras were $ 5.08 billion and imports from Honduras were $4.58 billion. The U.S. surplus with Honduras was $501.49 million.

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