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Low-Valued Imports and Exports

Low-Valued Imports and Exports’s trade totaled $4.79 billion for the month of August, $37.22 billion through August of 2019, and $54.73 billion for all of 2018, 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$18.01 B
2Mexico$4.82 B
3United Kingdom$1.21 B
4Germany$877.76 M
5Australia$668.2 M
6France$587.38 M
7Japan$513.29 M
8Singapore$451.05 M
9The Netherlands$443.08 M
10Brazil$411 M

Overall Rank

Low-Valued Imports and Exports’s trade increases 2.94 percent through August

Low-Valued Imports and Exports’s trade with the world rose 2.94 percent, from $36.16 billion to $37.22 billion through the first eight months of 2019 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 $2.77 trillion, with exports at $1.1 trillion and imports at $1.67 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 0.71 percent and imports fell 0.07 percent.

Low-Valued Imports and Exports ranked No. 24 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through August of 2019.

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 August 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 rose 4.64 percent to $18.01 billion.
    Exports rose 4.64 percent to $18.01 billion. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Mexico fell 2.32 percent to $4.82 billion.
    Exports fell 2.32 percent to $4.82 billion. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 United Kingdom rose 12 percent to $1.21 billion.
    Exports rose 12 percent to $1.21 billion. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Germany rose 2.86 percent to $877.76 million.
    Exports rose 2.86 percent to $877.76 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Australia rose 1.03 percent to $668.2 million.
    Exports rose 1.03 percent to $668.2 million. There were no imports.

Low-Valued Imports and Exports’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 68.74 percent of its trade with the world.

Low-Valued Imports and Exports had trade surpluses with 224 countries and deficits with zero through August. That compares with 224 surpluses and zero deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Canada, $18.01 billion; Mexico, $4.82 billion; and United Kingdom, $1.21 billion. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Norfolk Island, $0; Pitcairn Island, $1,565; and Cocos (Keeling) Island, $1,831.

Through August its top exports were Low value shipments; Motor vehicle parts; Furniture, parts; Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc.; and Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V, in that order. Those accounted for 67.06 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Low value shipments; Motor vehicle parts; Furniture, parts; Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc.; and Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V, accounting for 0 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Low value shipments rose 3.58 percent compared to last year to $22.32 billion.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 6.27 percent compared to last year to $1.62 billion.
  • Furniture, parts rose 6.73 percent compared to last year to $434.94 million.
  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc. rose 2.73 percent compared to last year to $301.51 million.
  • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V fell 3.33 percent compared to last year to $282.84 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.
  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc. totaled $0. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V 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 $54.73 billion. The Port’s surplus was $54.73 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Germany and Australia. Exports totaled $54.73 billion and imports came to $0.