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Paraguay

Paraguay ranked No. 78 in total trade value through September with a total of $1.72 billion. Exports totaled $1.6 billion and Imports totaled $116.28 million, a surplus of $1.49 billion.

January – September 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $1.72 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Miami International Airport $1,242,272,332
2Port Everglades, Fla. $94,269,538
3Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $80,593,572
4Port of Houston $31,689,014
5Port of New Orleans $29,352,129
6Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $26,585,910
7Port of Charleston $26,276,921
8Port of New York $25,546,026
9Port of Newark $19,208,681
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $17,897,578

U.S. trade with Paraguay rose to $1.72 billion through September

Paraguay’s trade with the United States rose to $1.72 billion through the first nine months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 7.72 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Paraguay decreased 10.19 percent while U.S. imports from Paraguay rose 48.7 percent. The U.S. surplus with Paraguay was $1.49 billion.

Through September, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Miami International Airport; No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 3 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas; No. 4 Port of Houston; and No. 5 Port of New Orleans. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Miami International Airport No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla. No. 3 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Houston. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 85.93 percent of Paraguay’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Miami International Airport fell 1.89 percent to $1.24 billion.
    Exports fell 1.55 percent to $1.23 billion. Imports fell 31.88 percent to $9.47 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla. fell 42.58 percent to $94.27 million.
    Exports fell 43.95 percent to $91.53 million. Imports rose 213.57 percent to $2.74 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas totaled $80.59 million.
    Exports totaled $80.59 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Houston fell 22.4 percent to $31.69 million.
    Exports fell 25.37 percent to $26.53 million. Imports fell 2.46 percent to $5.16 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of New Orleans rose 11.98 percent to $29.35 million.
    Exports rose 16.83 percent to $17.53 million. Imports rose 5.5 percent to $11.83 million.

Paraguay ranked No. 78 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 77.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.11 trillion, down 0.58 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 1.01 percent to $1.23 trillion; imports dropped 0.3 percent to $1.88 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 $647.62 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $640.85 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Paraguay by value through September were the categories of Cell phones, related equipment; Computers; Gasoline, other fuels; Unrecorded media for audio; and TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders, respectively. They accounted for 74.19 percent of total exports to Paraguay.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Paraguay –– Misc. dead animal products; Cane, beet sugar, solid form; Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits; Corn; and Insulated wire, cable –– accounted for 63.04 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 3.48 percent compared to last year to $803.04 million.
  • Computers rose 15.8 percent compared to last year to $161.65 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 37.28 percent compared to last year to $120.56 million.
  • Unrecorded media for audio rose 3.69 percent compared to last year to $68.12 million.
  • TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders fell 27.62 percent compared to last year to $36.53 million.

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

  • Misc. dead animal products rose 88.27 percent compared to last year to $17.91 million.
  • Cane, beet sugar, solid form rose 36.67 percent compared to last year to $16.95 million.
  • Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits rose 42.62 percent compared to last year to $14.87 million.
  • Corn totaled $14.26 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Insulated wire, cable fell 1.87 percent compared to last year to $9.31 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Paraguay recorded $2.88 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Miami; New Orleans; Houston; New York City; and Jacksonville/Tampa. Total U.S. exports to Paraguay were $ 2.76 billion and imports from Paraguay were $125.13 million. The U.S. surplus with Paraguay was $2.63 billion.

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