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Indonesia

Indonesia ranked No. 27 in total trade value through May with a total of $11.76 billion. Exports totaled $3.36 billion and Imports totaled $8.41 billion, a deficit of $5.05 billion.

Top Trading Ports

RankPortYTD
1Port of Los Angeles$3.21 B
2Port of Newark$1.28 B
3Port of Savannah, Ga.$1.05 B
4Port of Virginia$511.46 M
5Port of Houston$502.87 M
6Port of Long Beach$382.09 M
7Port of Charleston$379.18 M
8Port of Tacoma, Wash.$369.79 M
9Port of New Orleans$346.37 M
10Port of Oakland, Calif.$307.58 M
January – May 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $11.76 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $3,210,484,914
2Port of Newark $1,275,966,778
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,045,695,997
4Port of Virginia $511,463,618
5Port of Houston $502,865,810
6Port of Long Beach $382,087,638
7Port of Charleston $379,182,417
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $369,794,167
9Port of New Orleans $346,372,332
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $307,579,505

U.S. trade with Indonesia rose to $11.76 billion through May

Indonesia’s trade with the United States rose to $11.76 billion through the first five months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 1.11 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Indonesia increased 9.28 percent while U.S. imports from Indonesia fell 4.72 percent. The U.S. deficit with Indonesia was $5.05 billion.

Through May, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 4 Port of Virginia; and No. 5 Port of Houston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Honolulu, Hawaii. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 55.66 percent of Indonesia’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Los Angeles fell 0.34 percent to $3.21 billion.
    Exports fell 14.67 percent to $471.32 million. Imports rose 2.63 percent to $2.74 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark fell 1.66 percent to $1.28 billion.
    Exports fell 52.78 percent to $20.97 million. Imports rose 0.15 percent to $1.25 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 3.07 percent to $1.05 billion.
    Exports rose 20.17 percent to $274.65 million. Imports fell 9.31 percent to $771.04 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Virginia rose 4.01 percent to $511.46 million.
    Exports fell 3.42 percent to $201.65 million. Imports rose 9.49 percent to $309.81 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Houston rose 73.9 percent to $502.87 million.
    Exports rose 264.62 percent to $343.37 million. Imports fell 18.21 percent to $159.49 million.

Indonesia ranked No. 27 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 27.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.71 trillion, up 0.56 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 0.12 percent to $685.55 billion; imports climbed 0.86 percent to $1.03 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 $342.77 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $334.82 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Indonesia by value through May were the categories of Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Soybeans; Cotton; Wheat; and Sugar and starch residues, respectively. They accounted for 38.88 percent of total exports to Indonesia.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Indonesia –– Rubber; Shrimp, other crustaceans; Leather shoes; Athletic, other textile shoes; and Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted –– accounted for 18.92 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 217.93 percent compared to last year to $422.29 million.
  • Soybeans fell 5.49 percent compared to last year to $375.57 million.
  • Cotton fell 38.61 percent compared to last year to $210.7 million.
  • Wheat rose 297 percent compared to last year to $190.42 million.
  • Sugar and starch residues rose 40.87 percent compared to last year to $105.47 million.

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

  • Rubber fell 16.33 percent compared to last year to $346.93 million.
  • Shrimp, other crustaceans fell 23.32 percent compared to last year to $318.71 million.
  • Leather shoes rose 40.22 percent compared to last year to $313.23 million.
  • Athletic, other textile shoes fell 3.63 percent compared to last year to $312.05 million.
  • Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted fell 5.38 percent compared to last year to $299.81 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Indonesia recorded $27.08 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Los Angeles; New York City; Atlanta/Savannah; New Orleans; and Norfolk. Total U.S. exports to Indonesia were $ 6.87 billion and imports from Indonesia were $20.21 billion. The U.S. deficit with Indonesia was $13.34 billion.