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Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan ranked No. 83 in total trade value through June with a total of $924.85 million. Exports totaled $300.65 million and Imports totaled $624.2 million, a deficit of $323.56 million.

January – June 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $924.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, Dela. $195,806,603
2Port of New Orleans $147,873,454
3Port of Houston $111,738,489
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $45,509,105
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $38,757,218
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $33,888,637
7Port of New York $29,307,262
8Port of Los Angeles $28,224,777
9Port of Chester, Penn. $21,541,982
10Port of Charleston $21,100,274

U.S. trade with Kazakhstan rose to $924.85 million through June

Kazakhstan’s trade with the United States rose to $924.85 million through the first six months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 3.46 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Kazakhstan’s exports decreased 6.97 percent while imports rose 9.37 percent. The U.S. deficit with Kazakhstan was $323.56 million.

Through June, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela.; No. 2 Port of New Orleans; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md.; and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of New Orleans No. 2 Port of Houston No. 3 Port of Chester, Penn. No. 4 Port of Wilmington, Dela. and No. 5 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 58.35 percent of Kazakhstan’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 244.11 percent to $195.81 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 244.11 percent to $195.81 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of New Orleans rose 4.66 percent to $147.87 million.
    Exports rose 1.64 percent to $1.54 million. Imports rose 4.69 percent to $146.33 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Houston fell 2.97 percent to $111.74 million.
    Exports rose 21.64 percent to $51.83 million. Imports fell 17.42 percent to $59.91 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 5.31 percent to $45.51 million.
    Exports rose 7.81 percent to $17.89 million. Imports rose 3.75 percent to $27.62 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 24.7 percent to $38.76 million.
    Exports rose 44.45 percent to $35.61 million. Imports fell 51.08 percent to $3.14 million.

Kazakhstan ranked No. 83 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 81.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.06 trillion, down 0.14 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.75 percent to $823.61 billion; imports climbed 0.28 percent to $1.24 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 $412.15 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $402.47 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Kazakhstan by value through June were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Chicken and other poultry; Parts for heavy machinery; and Tractors, respectively. They accounted for 40.16 percent of total exports to Kazakhstan.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Kazakhstan –– Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Ferroalloys 7202; Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes; and Hydrogen, raw gases –– accounted for 86.35 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 46.26 percent compared to last year to $47.8 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 121.11 percent compared to last year to $35.72 million.
  • Chicken and other poultry fell 51.06 percent compared to last year to $13.77 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 31.05 percent compared to last year to $11.86 million.
  • Tractors rose 123.23 percent compared to last year to $11.6 million.

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

  • Oil rose 89.03 percent compared to last year to $217.35 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 23.04 percent compared to last year to $173.98 million.
  • Ferroalloys 7202 fell 20.66 percent compared to last year to $83.39 million.
  • Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes rose 128.38 percent compared to last year to $43.08 million.
  • Hydrogen, raw gases rose 122.12 percent compared to last year to $21.21 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Kazakhstan recorded $1.34 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Houston; New Orleans; Baltimore; and Philadelphia. Total U.S. exports to Kazakhstan were $ 551.33 million and imports from Kazakhstan were $785.44 million. The U.S. deficit with Kazakhstan was $234.11 million.