Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s trade totaled $1.29 billion for the month of July, $7.83 billion through July of 2020, and $17.09 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
1Mexico$953.09 M
2Japan$655.94 M
3Brazil$633.6 M
4China$510.12 M
5Egypt$478.88 M
6Peru$402.96 M
7Colombia$394.82 M
8Indonesia$233.42 M
9The Netherlands$224.58 M
10Russia$208.18 M

Overall Rank

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s trade decreases 20.95 percent through July

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s trade with the world fell 20.95 percent, from $9.9 billion to $7.83 billion through the first seven 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 $2.08 trillion, with exports at $799.82 billion and imports at $1.28 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 13.79 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.38 percent and imports fell 12.08 percent.

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish ranked No. 54 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through July of 2020. During the same period of 2019 it ranked No. 56. It finished No. 55 in the last full year.

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

Through July Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Egypt and No. 5 China. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, China, Brazil, Japan and Colombia, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 41.73 percent to $867.27 million.
    Exports fell 46.98 percent to $788.68 million. Imports rose 7647.6 percent to $78.59 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan fell 15.97 percent to $563.12 million.
    Exports fell 15.97 percent to $563.12 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Brazil fell 38.09 percent to $428.35 million.
    Exports fell 37.62 percent to $256.71 million. Imports fell 38.78 percent to $171.64 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Egypt rose 39.3 percent to $425.19 million.
    Exports rose 41.22 percent to $425.19 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 China fell 64.82 percent to $368.37 million.
    Exports fell 66.5 percent to $300.32 million. Imports fell 54.86 percent to $68.05 million.

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s top five trading partners through July accounted for 40.6 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish had trade surpluses with 54 countries and deficits with 16 through July. That compares with 58 surpluses and 21 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through July of this year were with Mexico, $710.09 million; Japan, $563.12 million; and Egypt, $425.19 million. The top three deficits through July of this year were with Russia, $195.5 million; Canada, $72.65 million; and Morocco, $63.8 million.

Through July its top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Soybeans; Corn; Oil; and Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground, in that order. Those accounted for 90.89 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Pig iron; Gasoline, other fuels; Iron ores and concentrates; and Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers, accounting for 58.09 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s exports:

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 26.3 percent compared to last year to $2.16 billion.
  • Soybeans fell 25.3 percent compared to last year to $1.78 billion.
  • Corn rose 19.6 percent compared to last year to $1.07 billion.
  • Oil fell 46.21 percent compared to last year to $374.63 million.
  • Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground rose 39 percent compared to last year to $194.67 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 45.14 percent compared to last year to $271.67 million.
  • Pig iron rose 35.49 percent compared to last year to $218.66 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 24.48 percent compared to last year to $206.67 million.
  • Iron ores and concentrates fell 41.64 percent compared to last year to $146.06 million.
  • Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers rose 4.58 percent compared to last year to $138.55 million.

Last year Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish posted total trade with the world of $17.09 billion. The Port’s surplus was $10.04 billion. Exports totaled $13.56 billion and imports came to $3.52 billion.