Skip to content

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages

Spain

Spain ranked No. 24 in total trade value through September with a total of $23.8 billion. Exports totaled $11.31 billion and Imports totaled $12.49 billion, a deficit of $1.18 billion.

January – September 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $23.8 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $3,595,168,041
2Port of Houston $1,785,264,849
3Port of Virginia $1,493,814,899
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,220,751,173
5San Juan International Airport, P.R. $1,075,539,748
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,044,412,480
7Port of Charleston $1,013,364,688
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $980,429,403
9Port of New Orleans $787,376,043
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $731,098,063

U.S. trade with Spain rose to $23.8 billion through September

Spain’s trade with the United States rose to $23.8 billion through the first nine months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 2.17 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Spain increased 15.06 percent while U.S. imports from Spain fell 7.25 percent. The U.S. deficit with Spain was $1.18 billion.

Through September, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of Virginia; No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport; and No. 5 San Juan International Airport, P.R.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 Port of Houston No. 3 Port of Virginia No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 38.54 percent of Spain’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark rose 9.93 percent to $3.6 billion.
    Exports rose 60.99 percent to $161.13 million. Imports rose 8.32 percent to $3.43 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston fell 8.52 percent to $1.79 billion.
    Exports fell 13.52 percent to $696.03 million. Imports fell 5.01 percent to $1.09 billion.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Virginia fell 1.66 percent to $1.49 billion.
    Exports fell 6.34 percent to $715.89 million. Imports rose 3.07 percent to $777.93 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 6.02 percent to $1.22 billion.
    Exports fell 2.38 percent to $408.51 million. Imports fell 7.75 percent to $812.24 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 San Juan International Airport, P.R. rose 57.42 percent to $1.08 billion.
    Exports rose 57.55 percent to $1.07 billion. Imports rose 15.32 percent to $2.51 million.

Spain ranked No. 24 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 25.

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 Spain by value through September were the categories of Medicines in individual dosages; Civilian aircraft, parts; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Oil; and Gasoline, other fuels, respectively. They accounted for 41.57 percent of total exports to Spain.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Spain –– Gasoline, other fuels; Medicines in individual dosages; Commercial vehicles; Olive oil; and Plasma, vaccines, blood –– accounted for 21.82 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 54.42 percent compared to last year to $1.27 billion.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 11.06 percent compared to last year to $1.13 billion.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 174.28 percent compared to last year to $1.04 billion.
  • Oil rose 58.64 percent compared to last year to $708.75 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 149.69 percent compared to last year to $546.67 million.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 29.69 percent compared to last year to $1.05 billion.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 46.48 percent compared to last year to $523.79 million.
  • Commercial vehicles rose 27.78 percent compared to last year to $420.43 million.
  • Olive oil rose 3.28 percent compared to last year to $380.97 million.
  • Plasma, vaccines, blood fell 13.65 percent compared to last year to $350.19 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Spain recorded $26.68 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Houston; Atlanta/Savannah; Norfolk; and New Orleans. Total U.S. exports to Spain were $ 11.01 billion and imports from Spain were $15.66 billion. The U.S. deficit with Spain was $4.65 billion.

Scroll To Top