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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 February, $3.4 billion through February 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$464.93 M
2China$443.21 M
3Japan$252.21 M
4Brazil$249.22 M
5Egypt$151.32 M
6South Korea$133.34 M
7Peru$108.52 M
8United Kingdom$105.75 M
9Russia$90.81 M
10The Netherlands$90.15 M

Overall Rank

Top Exports

RankCommodityYTD
1Soybeans$1.1 B
2Gasoline, other fuels$894.74 M
3Corn$255.48 M
4Oil$140.83 M
5Coal, briquettes$71.12 M
6Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground$45.17 M
7Cyclic hydrocarbons$26.73 M
8Sugar and starch residues$23.01 M
9Rice$17.34 M
10Soybean oil$16 M
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Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s trade decreases 2.23 percent through February

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s trade with the world fell 2.23 percent, from $3.48 billion to $3.4 billion 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 Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish ranked No. 43 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 Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s top trade parters were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Egypt . Through the same period of the previous year, the top trade partners were held by China, Mexico, Japan, Brazil and The Netherlands, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico rose 19.77 percent to $464.93 million.
    Exports rose 19.69 percent to $464.23 million. Imports rose 108.89 percent to $701,773.
  • Trade with No. 2 China fell 9.86 percent to $443.21 million.
    Exports fell 15.46 percent to $377.79 million. Imports rose 46.06 percent to $65.42 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Japan rose 20.77 percent to $252.21 million.
    Exports rose 20.77 percent to $252.21 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Brazil rose 26.24 percent to $249.22 million.
    Exports rose 73.07 percent to $153.44 million. Imports fell 11.93 percent to $95.79 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Egypt rose 333.79 percent to $151.32 million.
    Exports rose 327.28 percent to $149.04 million. Imports totaled $2.27 million.

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s top five trading partners through February accounted for 45.85 percent of its trade with the world.

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish had trade surpluses with 41 countries and deficits with 17 through February. That compares with 44 surpluses and 21 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through February of this year were with Mexico, $463.53 million; China, $312.37 million; and Japan, $252.21 million. The top three deficits through February of this year were with Russia, $90.81 million; Belarus, $73.26 million; and Ukraine, $56.48 million.

Through February it’s top exports were Soybeans; Gasoline, other fuels; Corn; Oil; and Coal, briquettes, in that order. Those accounted for 93.24 percent of its total outbound trade. The Port’s top imports were Gasoline, other fuels; Pig iron; Oil; Potassic fertilizers; and Iron ores and concentrates, accounting for 56.85 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Soybeans fell 4.4 percent compared to last year to $1.1 billion.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 28.36 percent compared to last year to $894.74 million.
  • Corn fell 12.27 percent compared to last year to $255.48 million.
  • Oil fell 31.45 percent compared to last year to $140.83 million.
  • Coal, briquettes fell 31.69 percent compared to last year to $71.12 million.

On the import side:

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 13.56 percent compared to last year to $131.17 million.
  • Pig iron fell 2.83 percent compared to last year to $81.83 million.
  • Oil fell 73.65 percent compared to last year to $78.04 million.
  • Potassic fertilizers rose 154.09 percent compared to last year to $73.26 million.
  • Iron ores and concentrates rose 46.75 percent compared to last year to $67.42 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, The Netherlands, Iceland, Germany and Norway. Exports totaled $12.66 billion and imports came to $3.67 billion.