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Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s trade totaled $2.28 billion for the month of October, $17.52 billion through October of 2018, and $19.36 billion for all of 2017, 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$2.03 B
2Brazil$1.38 B
3The Netherlands$1.08 B
4Japan$1.08 B
5Colombia$883.14 M
6Russia$819.57 M
7China$813.34 M
8South Korea$774.04 M
9Egypt$772.38 M
10United Kingdom$618.22 M

Overall Rank

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Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s trade increases 10.9 percent through October

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s trade with the world rose 10.9 percent, from $15.79 billion to $17.52 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 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 $3.51 trillion, with exports at $1.39 trillion and imports at $2.12 trillion. The nation’s total trade increased 9.25 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports rose 8.95 percent and imports rose 9.44 percent.

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish ranked No. 44 for total trade among the nation’s roughly 450 airports, seaports and border crossings through October of 2018. During the same period of 2017 it ranked No. 44. It finished No. 44 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; Port Laredo; Chicago O’Hare International Airport; John F. Kennedy International Airport and Port of Newark.

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

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 76.25 percent to $2.03 billion.
    Exports rose 75.27 percent to $2.02 billion. Imports rose 2513.31 percent to $12.2 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Brazil rose 89.66 percent to $1.38 billion.
    Exports rose 135.03 percent to $732.11 million. Imports rose 55.85 percent to $651.57 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 The Netherlands rose 14.05 percent to $1.08 billion.
    Exports rose 11.82 percent to $1.05 billion. Imports rose 228.53 percent to $32.03 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan fell 9.89 percent to $1.08 billion.
    Exports fell 9.32 percent to $1.08 billion. Imports fell 99.22 percent to $58,406.
  • Trade with No. 5 Colombia rose 10.96 percent to $883.14 million.
    Exports rose 52.14 percent to $883.14 million. There were no imports.

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s top five trading partners through October accounted for 36.88 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish had trade surpluses with 71 countries and deficits with 30 through October. That compares with 56 surpluses and 31 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through October of this year were with Mexico, $2.01 billion; Japan, $1.08 billion; and The Netherlands, $1.02 billion. The top three deficits through October of this year were with Russia, $815.72 million; United Kingdom, $363.9 million; and Angola, $107.41 million.

Through October it’s top exports were Soybeans; Gasoline, other fuels; Corn; Oil; and Coal, briquettes, in that order. Those accounted for 91.58 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Pig iron; Iron ores and concentrates; and Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides, accounting for 70.64 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Soybeans rose 2.71 percent compared to last year to $4.09 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 23.68 percent compared to last year to $4.03 billion.
  • Corn rose 43.33 percent compared to last year to $2.19 billion.
  • Oil fell 12.25 percent compared to last year to $1.62 billion.
  • Coal, briquettes rose 43.53 percent compared to last year to $467.23 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 20.49 percent compared to last year to $1.01 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 32.52 percent compared to last year to $783.48 million.
  • Pig iron rose 40.4 percent compared to last year to $627.52 million.
  • Iron ores and concentrates rose 21.31 percent compared to last year to $228.07 million.
  • Misc. aluminum oxides and hydroxides rose 107.49 percent compared to last year to $161.24 million.

Last year Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish posted total trade with the world of $16.32 billion. The Port’s surplus was $8.99 billion . At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Canada, Germany, Iceland, Norway and The Netherlands. Exports totaled $12.66 billion and imports came to $3.67 billion.