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Ukraine

Ukraine ranked No. 66 in total trade value through March with a total of $949.68 million. Exports totaled $607.65 million and Imports totaled $342.03 million, a surplus of $265.62 million.

January – March 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $949.68 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston $143,076,669
2Port of Houston $94,188,776
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $85,229,279
4Port of New York $84,311,323
5Port of Newark $67,967,872
6Port of Charleston $57,105,981
7Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $56,484,772
8Port of Virginia $49,012,619
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $44,973,659
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $30,478,875

U.S. trade with Ukraine rose to $949.68 million through March

Ukraine’s trade with the United States rose to $949.68 million through the first three months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 21.22 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Ukraine’s exports increased 19.89 percent while imports rose 23.65 percent. The U.S. surplus with Ukraine was $265.62 million.

Through March, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 4 Port of New York; and No. 5 Port of Newark. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston No. 2 Port of Mobile, Ala. No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md. No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Newark. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 49.99 percent of Ukraine’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston rose 14.44 percent to $143.08 million.
    Exports rose 14.44 percent to $143.08 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 36.41 percent to $94.19 million.
    Exports fell 1.98 percent to $30.81 million. Imports rose 68.47 percent to $63.38 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 4.52 percent to $85.23 million.
    Exports fell 16.58 percent to $70.67 million. Imports rose 219.84 percent to $14.56 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of New York rose 122.46 percent to $84.31 million.
    Exports rose 121.86 percent to $83.89 million. Imports rose 374.43 percent to $425,312.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Newark rose 69.18 percent to $67.97 million.
    Exports rose 63.81 percent to $30.57 million. Imports rose 73.83 percent to $37.4 million.

Ukraine ranked No. 66 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 $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 Ukraine by value through March were the categories of Coal, briquettes; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Tractors; Sunflower seeds; and Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity, respectively. They accounted for 57.54 percent of total exports to Ukraine.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Ukraine –– Pig iron; Seamless iron tubes and pipes; Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel; Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified; and Soybeans –– accounted for 58.85 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Coal, briquettes fell 3.64 percent compared to last year to $156.51 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 62.92 percent compared to last year to $101.98 million.
  • Tractors rose 20.44 percent compared to last year to $37 million.
  • Sunflower seeds rose 51.3 percent compared to last year to $27.81 million.
  • Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity rose 3429.29 percent compared to last year to $26.32 million.

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

  • Pig iron fell 15.33 percent compared to last year to $119.2 million.
  • Seamless iron tubes and pipes rose 54.36 percent compared to last year to $44.15 million.
  • Hot-rolled flat iron, non-alloy steel rose 753.8 percent compared to last year to $13.02 million.
  • Fruit and vegetable juices, not fortified rose 11984 percent compared to last year to $12.9 million.
  • Soybeans rose 197.1 percent compared to last year to $12.02 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Ukraine recorded $2.84 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Baltimore; New Orleans; Houston; and Seattle. Total U.S. exports to Ukraine were $ 1.83 billion and imports from Ukraine were $1.02 billion. The U.S. surplus with Ukraine was $808.61 million.