|1||Low value shipments||$11.58 M|
|2||Parts for heavy machinery||$10.22 M|
|3||Cyanides, cyanide oxides||$9.96 M|
|4||Chicken and other poultry||$9.37 M|
|5||Motor vehicle parts||$8.81 M|
|6||Gasoline, other fuels||$8.09 M|
|7||Cell phones, related equipment||$6.59 M|
|8||Misc. iron and steel articles||$5.72 M|
|9||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$3.72 M|
|10||Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings||$3.44 M|
|1||Gasoline, other fuels||$16.65 M|
|2||Fish fillets, chilled or frozen||$7.49 M|
|3||Fish, fresh or chilled||$7.24 M|
|4||Value added to a returned import||$5.13 M|
|5||Frozen fish||$3.53 M|
|6||Electric motor, generator parts||$1.18 M|
|7||Motor vehicle parts||$1.12 M|
|9||Internal combustion engines||$645,182|
|10||Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic||$544,856|
Top Trading Ports
Total Trade: $235.94 million
|2||Port of Houston||$44,677,900|
|3||Port Everglades, Fla.||$44,527,228|
|4||Miami International Airport||$37,836,717|
|5||Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands||$16,106,236|
|6||Low-Valued Imports and Exports||$11,575,418|
|7||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$8,008,089|
|8||Port of New Orleans||$3,225,112|
|9||Port of New York||$3,096,257|
|10||Port of Fajardo, P.R.||$1,713,300|
U.S. trade with Suriname rose to $235.94 million through June
Suriname’s trade with the United States rose to $235.94 million through the first six months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 7.33 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Suriname’s exports decreased 12.31 percent while imports rose 19.57 percent. The U.S. surplus with Suriname was $140.92 million.
Through June, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port Miami; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 4 Miami International Airport; and No. 5 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port Miami No. 2 Port of Houston No. 3 Miami International Airport No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 81.65 percent of Suriname’s U.S. trade.
Among those top five:
- Trade with No. 1 Port Miami fell 23.02 percent to $49.49 million.
Exports fell 26.95 percent to $42.14 million. Imports rose 11.33 percent to $7.35 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston fell 15.9 percent to $44.68 million.
Exports fell 14.04 percent to $44.38 million. Imports fell 79.79 percent to $302,684.
- Trade with No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla. rose 13.4 percent to $44.53 million.
Exports rose 15.62 percent to $38.53 million. Imports rose 0.94 percent to $6 million.
- Trade with No. 4 Miami International Airport fell 25.68 percent to $37.84 million.
Exports fell 31.98 percent to $26.7 million. Imports fell 4.5 percent to $11.13 million.
- Trade with No. 5 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands rose 788.36 percent to $16.11 million.
Exports totaled $1.17 million. Imports rose 724.03 percent to $14.94 million.
Suriname ranked No. 121 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 121.
Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.06 trillion, down 0.14 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.75 percent to $823.61 billion; imports climbed 0.28 percent to $1.24 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 $412.15 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $402.47 billion.
The top five U.S. exports to Suriname by value through June were the categories of Low value shipments; Parts for heavy machinery; Cyanides, cyanide oxides; Chicken and other poultry; and Motor vehicle parts, respectively. They accounted for 26.5 percent of total exports to Suriname.
The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Suriname –– Gasoline, other fuels; Fish fillets, chilled or frozen; Fish, fresh or chilled; Value added to a returned import; and Frozen fish –– accounted for 84.29 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Suriname:
- Low value shipments fell 5.08 percent compared to last year to $11.58 million.
- Parts for heavy machinery fell 49.1 percent compared to last year to $10.22 million.
- Cyanides, cyanide oxides fell 13.88 percent compared to last year to $9.96 million.
- Chicken and other poultry fell 4.45 percent compared to last year to $9.37 million.
- Motor vehicle parts rose 63.1 percent compared to last year to $8.81 million.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Suriname:
- Gasoline, other fuels rose 126.47 percent compared to last year to $16.65 million.
- Fish fillets, chilled or frozen rose 6.46 percent compared to last year to $7.49 million.
- Fish, fresh or chilled fell 18.28 percent compared to last year to $7.24 million.
- Value added to a returned import rose 9.37 percent compared to last year to $5.13 million.
- Frozen fish rose 28.95 percent compared to last year to $3.53 million.
In the latest annual figures available, Suriname recorded $426.8 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Miami; Houston; Low Value Shipments; San Juan; and New Orleans. Total U.S. exports to Suriname were $ 359.41 million and imports from Suriname were $67.39 million. The U.S. surplus with Suriname was $292.03 million.