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Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan ranked No. 83 in total trade value through March with a total of $406.16 million. Exports totaled $159.93 million and Imports totaled $246.22 million, a deficit of $86.29 million.

January – March 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $406.16 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, Dela. $115,563,256
2Port of New Orleans $59,213,753
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $27,993,207
4Port of Houston $23,152,551
5Port of Chester, Penn. $21,541,982
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $19,272,266
7Port of New York $16,006,321
8Port of Charleston $13,042,600
9Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $12,550,748
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $10,430,561

U.S. trade with Kazakhstan rose to $406.16 million through March

Kazakhstan’s trade with the United States rose to $406.16 million through the first three months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 7.95 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Kazakhstan’s exports decreased 19.8 percent while imports rose 1.82 percent. The U.S. deficit with Kazakhstan was $86.29 million.

Through March, 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 4 Port of Houston; and No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of New Orleans No. 2 Port of Houston No. 3 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport No. 4 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish and No. 5 Port of Newark. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 60.93 percent of Kazakhstan’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela. totaled $115.56 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $115.56 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of New Orleans fell 9 percent to $59.21 million.
    Exports rose 8.5 percent to $743,483. Imports fell 9.18 percent to $58.47 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 123.97 percent to $27.99 million.
    Exports rose 227.16 percent to $25.68 million. Imports fell 50.34 percent to $2.31 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Houston fell 61.75 percent to $23.15 million.
    Exports fell 11.56 percent to $20.64 million. Imports fell 93.24 percent to $2.51 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Chester, Penn. totaled $21.54 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $21.54 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 $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 Kazakhstan by value through March were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Tractors; Motor vehicles for transporting people; and Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen, respectively. They accounted for 43.87 percent of total exports to Kazakhstan.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Kazakhstan –– Oil; Ferroalloys 7202; Gasoline, other fuels; Hydrogen, raw gases; and Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes –– accounted for 88.3 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 60.78 percent compared to last year to $32.82 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 75.33 percent compared to last year to $12.01 million.
  • Tractors rose 124.01 percent compared to last year to $10.81 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 83.89 percent compared to last year to $7.28 million.
  • Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen fell 59.66 percent compared to last year to $7.22 million.

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

  • Oil totaled $137.11 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Ferroalloys 7202 rose 24.79 percent compared to last year to $42.01 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 85.55 percent compared to last year to $21.88 million.
  • Hydrogen, raw gases rose 140.57 percent compared to last year to $10.46 million.
  • Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes fell 58.83 percent compared to last year to $5.97 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.