|2||Plasma, vaccines, blood||$2.18 B|
|3||Civilian aircraft, parts||$1.36 B|
|4||Medicines in individual dosages||$801.91 M|
|5||Insulin, hormones and steroids||$648.15 M|
|6||Scrap of precious metal||$555.99 M|
|7||Unwrought platinum in various forms||$530.04 M|
|8||Aircraft engines, engine parts||$465.08 M|
|9||Low value shipments||$457.74 M|
|10||Motor vehicle parts||$396.59 M|
|1||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$4.17 B|
|2||Medicines in individual dosages||$4.02 B|
|3||Defense-related aircraft, parts||$1.89 B|
|5||Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry||$1.06 B|
|6||Leather shoes||$1.04 B|
|7||Gasoline, other fuels||$990.6 M|
|8||Value added to a returned import||$989.82 M|
|9||Plasma, vaccines, blood||$862.37 M|
|10||Jewelry, parts||$848.29 M|
Top Trading Ports
Total Trade: $71.12 billion
|1||Port of Newark||$11,797,802,170|
|2||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$7,447,427,942|
|3||Port of Houston||$4,648,766,281|
|4||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$3,923,958,843|
|5||Port of Virginia||$3,067,260,306|
|6||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$2,972,293,534|
|7||Port of Charleston||$2,467,363,921|
|8||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$2,260,088,524|
|9||Port of New Orleans||$1,920,674,126|
|10||Los Angeles International Airport||$1,719,327,259|
U.S. trade with Italy rose to $71.12 billion through November
Italy’s trade with the United States rose to $71.12 billion through the first 11 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 15.65 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Italy’s exports increased 27.99 percent while imports rose 11.07 percent. The U.S. deficit with Italy was $28.46 billion.
Through November, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport; and No. 5 Port of Virginia. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Virginia. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 43.42 percent of Italy’s U.S. trade.
Among those top five:
- Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark rose 22.16 percent to $11.8 billion.
Exports fell 30.16 percent to $405.94 million. Imports rose 25.51 percent to $11.39 billion.
- Trade with No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 6.26 percent to $7.45 billion.
Exports rose 20.3 percent to $2.41 billion. Imports rose 0.65 percent to $5.04 billion.
- Trade with No. 3 Port of Houston rose 37.8 percent to $4.65 billion.
Exports rose 107.79 percent to $1.44 billion. Imports rose 19.78 percent to $3.21 billion.
- Trade with No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 13.39 percent to $3.92 billion.
Exports rose 17.41 percent to $1.72 billion. Imports rose 10.45 percent to $2.21 billion.
- Trade with No. 5 Port of Virginia rose 13.45 percent to $3.07 billion.
Exports rose 1.98 percent to $518.61 million. Imports rose 16.11 percent to $2.55 billion.
Italy ranked No. 10 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 12.
Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.87 trillion, up 8.92 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 8.46 percent to $1.53 trillion; imports climbed 9.22 percent to $2.34 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are China; Canada; Mexico; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $806.02 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $728.06 billion.
The top five U.S. exports to Italy by value through November were the categories of Oil; Plasma, vaccines, blood; Civilian aircraft, parts; Medicines in individual dosages; and Insulin, hormones and steroids, respectively. They accounted for 36.43 percent of total exports to Italy.
The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Italy –– Motor vehicles for transporting people; Medicines in individual dosages; Defense-related aircraft, parts; Wine; and Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry –– accounted for 26.04 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Italy:
- Oil rose 274.8 percent compared to last year to $2.78 billion.
- Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 35.1 percent compared to last year to $2.18 billion.
- Civilian aircraft, parts rose 93.61 percent compared to last year to $1.36 billion.
- Medicines in individual dosages fell 40.52 percent compared to last year to $801.91 million.
- Insulin, hormones and steroids rose 10.77 percent compared to last year to $648.15 million.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Italy:
- Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 3.92 percent compared to last year to $4.17 billion.
- Medicines in individual dosages rose 23.74 percent compared to last year to $4.02 billion.
- Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 87.73 percent compared to last year to $1.89 billion.
- Wine rose 7.26 percent compared to last year to $1.82 billion.
- Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry rose 26.4 percent compared to last year to $1.06 billion.
In the latest annual figures available, Italy recorded $68.29 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Houston; Atlanta/Savannah; Chicago; and Los Angeles. Total U.S. exports to Italy were $ 18.32 billion and imports from Italy were $49.96 billion. The U.S. deficit with Italy was $31.64 billion.