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Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La.

Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La.’s trade totaled $46.28 million for the month of February, $119.81 million through February of 2019, and $558.28 million 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
1Mexico$116.87 M
2Germany$2.5 M
3Canada$339,678
4Ireland$49,600
5China$48,883

Overall Rank

Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La.’s trade increases 16.88 percent through February

Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La.’s trade with the world rose 16.88 percent, from $102.5 million to $119.81 million through the first two 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 $650.55 billion, with exports at $260.05 billion and imports at $390.5 billion. The nation’s total trade increased 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 2.61 percent and imports rose 0.14 percent.

Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La. ranked No. 155 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through February 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; Port of Newark; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Through February Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La.’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 China . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Kuwait, Canada, China and Finland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 14.08 percent to $116.87 million.
    Exports fell 66.3 percent to $2.31 million. Imports rose 19.84 percent to $114.56 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Germany totaled $2.5 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $2.5 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Canada rose 2063.69 percent to $339,678.
    Exports rose 3532.92 percent to $339,678. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Ireland totaled $49,600.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $49,600.
  • Trade with No. 5 China rose 365.02 percent to $48,883.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $48,883.

Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La.’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 100 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La. had trade surpluses with one countries and deficits with four through February. That compares with four surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Canada, $339,678; Kuwait, $0; and Finland, $0. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Mexico, $112.25 million; Germany, $2.5 million; and Ireland, $49,600.

Through February it’s top exports were Live fowl, including chickens, ducks, turkeys and guineas; Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment; Motor vehicle parts; Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; and Instruments to measure flow levels, parts, in that order. Those accounted for 92.5 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Motor vehicles for transporting people; Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites; Insulated wire, cable; Cell phones, related equipment; and Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts, accounting for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La.’s exports:

  • Live fowl, including chickens, ducks, turkeys and guineas rose 41.33 percent compared to last year to $1.83 million.
  • Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment totaled $222,094. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 92.65 percent compared to last year to $217,795.
  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears rose 909.45 percent compared to last year to $102,954.
  • Instruments to measure flow levels, parts totaled $71,463. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 19.72 percent compared to last year to $114.43 million.
  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites totaled $2.5 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Insulated wire, cable totaled $130,139. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $48,883. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts totaled $44,600. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

Last year Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La. posted total trade with the world of $26.59 million. The Port’s surplus was $25.82 million . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $26.2 million and imports came to $386,267.