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Romania ranked No. 70 in total trade value through July with a total of $1.97 billion. Exports totaled $544.3 million and Imports totaled $1.42 billion, a deficit of $877.99 million.

January – July 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $1.97 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $168,187,500
2Port of Newark $164,651,977
3Port of Houston $137,471,052
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $122,036,850
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $105,888,801
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $102,779,654
7Port of Virginia $90,604,633
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $74,611,636
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $74,522,572
10Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $60,053,367

U.S. trade with Romania rose to $1.97 billion through July

Romania’s trade with the United States rose to $1.97 billion through the first seven months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 3.76 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Romania decreased 7.07 percent while U.S. imports from Romania fell 2.42 percent. The U.S. deficit with Romania was $877.99 million.

Through July, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Charleston; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport; and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Houston No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 Port of Charleston No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 35.51 percent of Romania’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Charleston rose 5.37 percent to $168.19 million.
    Exports fell 41.52 percent to $4.58 million. Imports rose 7.79 percent to $163.61 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark fell 0.65 percent to $164.65 million.
    Exports rose 8.55 percent to $20.92 million. Imports fell 1.86 percent to $143.74 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Houston fell 29.73 percent to $137.47 million.
    Exports rose 10.52 percent to $29.12 million. Imports fell 35.99 percent to $108.35 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 37.12 percent to $122.04 million.
    Exports rose 90.15 percent to $52.67 million. Imports rose 13.15 percent to $69.37 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 10.32 percent to $105.89 million.
    Exports rose 2.58 percent to $59.18 million. Imports rose 21.97 percent to $46.71 million.

Romania ranked No. 70 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 70.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.41 trillion, down 0.06 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.71 percent to $956.44 billion; imports climbed 0.38 percent to $1.45 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 $498.31 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $485.95 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Romania by value through July were the categories of Tractors; Coal, briquettes; Cell phones, related equipment; Insulated wire, cable; and Petroleum products, respectively. They accounted for 29.79 percent of total exports to Romania.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Romania –– Rubber tires; Cell phones, related equipment; Motor vehicle parts; Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts; and Steel ingots –– accounted for 26.94 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Tractors rose 0.19 percent compared to last year to $37.64 million.
  • Coal, briquettes rose 72.23 percent compared to last year to $36.8 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 72.16 percent compared to last year to $34.07 million.
  • Insulated wire, cable rose 11.83 percent compared to last year to $29.47 million.
  • Petroleum products rose 154.77 percent compared to last year to $24.17 million.

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

  • Rubber tires rose 8.61 percent compared to last year to $104.28 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 42.33 percent compared to last year to $100.9 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 10.19 percent compared to last year to $71.53 million.
  • Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts rose 1.43 percent compared to last year to $53.79 million.
  • Steel ingots rose 274.2 percent compared to last year to $52.65 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Romania recorded $3.15 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Houston; Charleston; Atlanta/Savannah; and Chicago. Total U.S. exports to Romania were $ 948.14 million and imports from Romania were $2.2 billion. The U.S. deficit with Romania was $1.25 billion.