Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan ranked No. 81 in total trade value through March with a total of $400.3 million. Exports totaled $160.5 million and Imports totaled $239.8 million, a deficit of $79.3 million.

U.S. trade with Kazakhstan rose to $400.3 million through March

Kazakhstan’s trade with the United States rose to $400.3 million through the first three months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 1.44 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Kazakhstan increased 0.35 percent while U.S. imports from Kazakhstan fell 2.61 percent. The U.S. deficit with Kazakhstan was $79.3 million.

Through March, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of New Orleans; No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela.; No. 3 Melbourne Regional Airport, Fla.; No. 4 Port of Houston; and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela. No. 2 Port of New Orleans No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 52.97 percent of Kazakhstan’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of New Orleans rose 28.98 percent to $76.37 million.
    Exports rose 273.31 percent to $2.78 million. Imports rose 25.87 percent to $73.6 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 63.57 percent to $42.1 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 63.57 percent to $42.1 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Melbourne Regional Airport, Fla. totaled $35.18 million.
    Exports totaled $35.18 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Houston rose 34.38 percent to $31.11 million.
    Exports fell 2.4 percent to $20.14 million. Imports rose 336.21 percent to $10.97 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Philadelphia rose 357 percent to $27.27 million.
    Exports totaled $5.65 million. Imports rose 262.31 percent to $21.62 million.

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

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $964.77 billion, down 4.16 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 3.07 percent to $395.69 billion; imports dropped 4.91 percent to $569.09 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 $173.4 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $190.25 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Kazakhstan by value through March were the categories of Regional aircraft, satellites, etc.; Tractors; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Prepared foods, beverages; and Agricultural machinery for lawns, lawn rollers, pa, respectively. They accounted for 43.95 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; Aircraft engines, engine parts; and Hydrogen, raw gases –– accounted for 89.19 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Regional aircraft, satellites, etc. totaled $33.6 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Tractors rose 46.64 percent compared to last year to $15.86 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks fell 16.75 percent compared to last year to $10 million.
  • Prepared foods, beverages rose 56.5 percent compared to last year to $5.68 million.
  • Agricultural machinery for lawns, lawn rollers, pa rose 103.21 percent compared to last year to $5.39 million.

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

  • Oil fell 40.49 percent compared to last year to $81.6 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 219.01 percent compared to last year to $69.8 million.
  • Ferroalloys 7202 rose 2.93 percent compared to last year to $43.24 million.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 21959 percent compared to last year to $11.45 million.
  • Hydrogen, raw gases fell 25.48 percent compared to last year to $7.8 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Kazakhstan recorded $1.95 billion in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to Kazakhstan were $ 736.9 million and imports from Kazakhstan were $1.21 billion. The U.S. deficit with Kazakhstan was $471.22 million.