Low-Valued Imports and Exports

Low-Valued Imports and Exports’s trade totaled $3.82 billion for the month of June, $23.24 billion through June of 2020, and $55.73 billion for all of 2019, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Trading Countries

RankPortYTD
1Canada$11.25 B
2Mexico$2.73 B
3United Kingdom$799.64 M
4Germany$616.53 M
5Australia$450.95 M
6France$352.15 M
7Japan$344.7 M
8Singapore$333.37 M
9China$307.58 M
10The Netherlands$293.45 M

Overall Rank

Low-Valued Imports and Exports’s trade decreases 16.49 percent through June

Low-Valued Imports and Exports’s trade with the world fell 16.49 percent, from $27.82 billion to $23.24 billion through the first six months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

During the same time period, the nation’s total trade was $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 percent.

Low-Valued Imports and Exports ranked No. 24 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through June of 2020.

The nation’s top five “ports” — airports, seaports and border crossings — so far this year, by value, are Port of Los Angeles; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; Port of Newark and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Through June Low-Valued Imports and Exports’s top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Australia. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Germany and Australia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Canada fell 16.35 percent to $11.25 billion.
    Exports fell 16.35 percent to $11.25 billion. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico fell 24.07 percent to $2.73 billion.
    Exports fell 24.07 percent to $2.73 billion. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom fell 11.9 percent to $799.64 million.
    Exports fell 11.9 percent to $799.64 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany fell 8.01 percent to $616.53 million.
    Exports fell 8.01 percent to $616.53 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Australia fell 7.18 percent to $450.95 million.
    Exports fell 7.18 percent to $450.95 million. There were no imports.

Low-Valued Imports and Exports’s top five trading partners through June accounted for 68.2 percent of its trade with the world.

Low-Valued Imports and Exports had trade surpluses with 223 countries and deficits with zero through June. That compares with 223 surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Canada, $11.25 billion; Mexico, $2.73 billion; and United Kingdom, $799.64 million. The top three deficits through June of this year were with PITCAIRN ISLANDS, $0; Armenia, $826; and St Pierre and Miquelon, $1,256.

Through June its top exports were Low value shipments; Motor vehicle parts; Furniture, parts; Computers; and Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc., in that order. Those accounted for 66.3 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Low value shipments; Motor vehicle parts; Furniture, parts; Computers; and Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc., accounting for 0 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Low-Valued Imports and Exports’s exports:

  • Low value shipments fell 17.38 percent compared to last year to $13.82 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 30.14 percent compared to last year to $841.48 million.
  • Furniture, parts fell 9.13 percent compared to last year to $289.7 million.
  • Computers rose 20.59 percent compared to last year to $250.32 million.
  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc. fell 6.47 percent compared to last year to $209.09 million.

On the import side:

  • Low value shipments totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Motor vehicle parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Furniture, parts totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Computers totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc. totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Low-Valued Imports and Exports posted total trade with the world of $55.73 billion. The Port’s surplus was $55.73 billion. Exports totaled $55.73 billion and imports came to $0.