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Indonesia

Indonesia ranked No. 27 in total trade value through March with a total of $6.96 billion. Exports totaled $1.94 billion and Imports totaled $5.02 billion, a deficit of $3.07 billion.

Top Trading Ports

RankPortYTD
1Port of Los Angeles$1.97 B
2Port of Newark$744.39 M
3Port of Savannah, Ga.$637.2 M
4Port of Virginia$313.9 M
5Port of Houston$238.75 M
6Port of Tacoma, Wash.$236.16 M
7Port of Charleston$220.86 M
8Port of Long Beach$212.53 M
9Port of Oakland, Calif.$183.27 M
10Port of New Orleans$181.93 M
January – March 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $6.96 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,969,816,022
2Port of Newark $744,394,563
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $637,200,699
4Port of Virginia $313,900,695
5Port of Houston $238,745,524
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $236,159,467
7Port of Charleston $220,861,531
8Port of Long Beach $212,529,480
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $183,274,108
10Port of New Orleans $181,930,267

U.S. trade with Indonesia rose to $6.96 billion through March

Indonesia’s trade with the United States rose to $6.96 billion through the first three months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 1.06 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Indonesia’s exports increased 6.43 percent while imports fell 3.68 percent. The U.S. deficit with Indonesia was $3.07 billion.

Through March, 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 Honolulu, Hawaii and No. 5 Port of Virginia. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 56.08 percent of Indonesia’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Los Angeles rose 2.79 percent to $1.97 billion.
    Exports fell 12.84 percent to $298.93 million. Imports rose 6.2 percent to $1.67 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark fell 3.32 percent to $744.39 million.
    Exports fell 25.96 percent to $15.81 million. Imports fell 2.67 percent to $728.59 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 2.33 percent to $637.2 million.
    Exports rose 37.23 percent to $175.06 million. Imports fell 6.66 percent to $462.14 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Virginia rose 10.21 percent to $313.9 million.
    Exports rose 15.06 percent to $140.23 million. Imports rose 6.58 percent to $173.67 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Houston rose 60.6 percent to $238.75 million.
    Exports rose 308.9 percent to $150.71 million. Imports fell 21.25 percent to $88.03 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 $1.01 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 Indonesia by value through March were the categories of Soybeans; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Cotton; Sugar and starch residues; and Wheat, respectively. They accounted for 37.42 percent of total exports to Indonesia.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Indonesia –– Rubber; Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted; Shrimp, other crustaceans; Leather shoes; and Rubber tires –– accounted for 18.99 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Soybeans rose 11.62 percent compared to last year to $270.16 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 66.5 percent compared to last year to $174.83 million.
  • Cotton fell 26.65 percent compared to last year to $142.98 million.
  • Sugar and starch residues rose 49.87 percent compared to last year to $72.01 million.
  • Wheat rose 64.4 percent compared to last year to $67.35 million.

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

  • Rubber fell 13.79 percent compared to last year to $208.35 million.
  • Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted rose 2 percent compared to last year to $194.99 million.
  • Shrimp, other crustaceans fell 29.78 percent compared to last year to $189.06 million.
  • Leather shoes rose 48.06 percent compared to last year to $183.36 million.
  • Rubber tires rose 10.84 percent compared to last year to $177.15 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.