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Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s trade totaled $1.53 billion for the month of August, $11.43 billion through August of 2019, and $21.1 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
1Mexico$1.63 B
2China$1.32 B
3Brazil$754.89 M
4Japan$728.97 M
5Colombia$515.52 M
6The Netherlands$508.64 M
7South Korea$442.61 M
8United Kingdom$439.77 M
9Spain$334.87 M
10Egypt$322.92 M

Overall Rank

Top Exports

RankCommodityYTD
1Gasoline, other fuels$3.53 B
2Soybeans$2.75 B
3Corn$965.47 M
4Oil$776.93 M
5Sugar and starch residues$178.02 M
6Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground$158.09 M
7Coal, briquettes$157.8 M
8Wheat$105.75 M
9Cyclic hydrocarbons$104.32 M
10Rice$76.04 M
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Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s trade decreases 13.95 percent through August

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s trade with the world fell 13.95 percent, from $13.29 billion to $11.43 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.

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish ranked No. 55 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 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Colombia. Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by Mexico, Brazil, The Netherlands, Japan and China, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 12 percent to $1.63 billion.
    Exports rose 11.99 percent to $1.63 billion. Imports rose 24.19 percent to $1.34 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 China rose 79.6 percent to $1.32 billion.
    Exports rose 126.45 percent to $1.15 billion. Imports fell 26.57 percent to $165.12 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Brazil fell 29.42 percent to $754.89 million.
    Exports fell 21.12 percent to $432.78 million. Imports fell 38.16 percent to $322.11 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Japan fell 16.06 percent to $728.97 million.
    Exports fell 16.06 percent to $728.96 million. Imports fell 86.06 percent to $8,144.
  • Trade with No. 5 Colombia fell 24.19 percent to $515.52 million.
    Exports fell 24.4 percent to $514.05 million. Imports totaled $1.47 million.

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s top five trading partners through August accounted for 43.27 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish had trade surpluses with 57 countries and deficits with 24 through August. That compares with 67 surpluses and 29 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through August of this year were with Mexico, $1.63 billion; China, $988.88 million; and Japan, $728.95 million. The top three deficits through August of this year were with Russia, $320.56 million; United Kingdom, $263.62 million; and Canada, $176.33 million.

Through August its top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Soybeans; Corn; Oil; and Sugar and starch residues, in that order. Those accounted for 90.67 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Iron ores and concentrates; Potassic fertilizers; and Pig iron, accounting for 64.01 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 17.8 percent compared to last year to $3.53 billion.
  • Soybeans fell 13.66 percent compared to last year to $2.75 billion.
  • Corn fell 47.39 percent compared to last year to $965.47 million.
  • Oil fell 17.1 percent compared to last year to $776.93 million.
  • Sugar and starch residues fell 21.79 percent compared to last year to $178.02 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 25.96 percent compared to last year to $581.61 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 45.22 percent compared to last year to $296.71 million.
  • Iron ores and concentrates rose 45 percent compared to last year to $274.08 million.
  • Potassic fertilizers rose 123.27 percent compared to last year to $198.2 million.
  • Pig iron fell 60.71 percent compared to last year to $182.5 million.

Last year Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish posted total trade with the world of $21.1 billion. The Port’s surplus was $11.77 billion. At the end of the year, the port’s top five trade partners were Mexico, Brazil, The Netherlands, Japan and Colombia. Exports totaled $16.43 billion and imports came to $4.67 billion.