Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La.

Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La.’s trade totaled $2.47 million for the month of May, $134.61 million through May of 2020, and $732.49 million 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
1Mexico$134.05 M
2Italy$226,047
3Israel$217,730
4Finland$35,256
5Canada$24,486
6France$18,805
7China$11,203
8United Kingdom$10,000
9Japan$9,090
10Oman$4,280

Overall Rank

Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La.’s trade decreases 56.52 percent through May

Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La.’s trade with the world fell 56.52 percent, from $309.63 million to $134.61 million through the first five 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 $1.48 trillion, with exports at $582.11 billion and imports at $898.44 billion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.61 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 15.09 percent and imports fell 12.63 percent.

Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La. ranked No. 160 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through May 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 May Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La.’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 Canada. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Germany, Canada, China and Ireland, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 56.28 percent to $134.05 million.
    Exports fell 98.85 percent to $3.46 million. Imports rose 2786.52 percent to $130.59 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Italy totaled $226,047.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $226,047.
  • Trade with No. 3 Israel totaled $217,730.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $217,730.
  • Trade with No. 4 Finland totaled $35,256.
    Exports totaled $35,256. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Canada fell 93.42 percent to $24,486.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 92.79 percent to $24,486.

Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La.’s top five trading partners through May accounted for 99.96 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, La. had trade surpluses with seven countries and deficits with four through May. That compares with four surpluses and one deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through May of this year were with Finland, $35,256; France, $18,805; and China, $11,203. The top three deficits through May of this year were with Mexico, $127.13 million; Italy, $226,047; and Israel, $217,730.

Through May its top exports were Live fowl, including chickens, ducks, turkeys and guineas; Internal combustion engines; Motor vehicle parts; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; and Electric motors, generators, not sets, in that order. Those accounted for 95.9 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Passenger vehicles; Parts for heavy machinery; Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; Firearm parts and accessories; and Misc. iron and steel articles, 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 fell 13.12 percent compared to last year to $3.02 million.
  • Internal combustion engines totaled $252,566. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 83.54 percent compared to last year to $78,635.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks totaled $32,234. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Electric motors, generators, not sets totaled $29,546. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

On the import side:

  • Passenger vehicles fell 56.87 percent compared to last year to $130.25 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery totaled $342,396. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears totaled $226,047. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Firearm parts and accessories totaled $217,730. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. iron and steel articles totaled $24,486. 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 $732.49 million. The Port’s deficit was $704.79 million. Exports totaled $13.85 million and imports came to $718.64 million.