Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s trade totaled $955.08 million for the month of June, $6.53 billion through June 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$867.27 M
2Japan$563.12 M
3Brazil$428.35 M
4Egypt$425.19 M
5China$368.37 M
6Colombia$359.3 M
7Peru$335.51 M
8The Netherlands$196.56 M
9Russia$195.5 M
10Jamaica$188.34 M

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Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s trade decreases 25.38 percent through June

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s trade with the world fell 25.38 percent, from $8.76 billion to $6.53 billion through the first six 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 $1.77 trillion, with exports at $687.16 billion and imports at $1.08 trillion. The nation’s total trade decreased 14.28 percent compared to the same period last year. Exports fell 16.57 percent and imports fell 12.75 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 June 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 June 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 South Korea, respectively.

Taking a closer look at its leading trade partners:

  • Trade with No. 1 Mexico fell 33.64 percent to $867.27 million.
    Exports fell 39.62 percent to $788.68 million. Imports rose 11098 percent to $78.59 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Japan fell 5.97 percent to $563.12 million.
    Exports fell 5.97 percent to $563.12 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Brazil fell 31.18 percent to $428.35 million.
    Exports fell 33.69 percent to $256.71 million. Imports fell 27.03 percent to $171.64 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Egypt rose 43.59 percent to $425.19 million.
    Exports rose 45.63 percent to $425.19 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 China fell 57.34 percent to $368.37 million.
    Exports fell 59.24 percent to $300.32 million. Imports fell 46.31 percent to $68.05 million.

Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish’s top five trading partners through June 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 June. That compares with 54 surpluses and 21 deficits for the same period one year earlier. The top three surpluses through June of this year were with Mexico, $710.09 million; Japan, $563.12 million; and Egypt, $425.19 million. The top three deficits through June of this year were with Russia, $195.5 million; Canada, $72.65 million; and Morocco, $63.8 million.

Through June its top exports were Gasoline, other fuels; Soybeans; Corn; Oil; and Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground, in that order. Those accounted for 90.24 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 55.73 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 32.12 percent compared to last year to $1.77 billion.
  • Soybeans fell 27.44 percent compared to last year to $1.52 billion.
  • Corn rose 14.97 percent compared to last year to $914.88 million.
  • Oil fell 62.5 percent compared to last year to $231.72 million.
  • Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground rose 37.98 percent compared to last year to $178.78 million.

On the import side:

  • Oil fell 46.02 percent compared to last year to $216.37 million.
  • Pig iron rose 3.47 percent compared to last year to $166.98 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 35.43 percent compared to last year to $154.32 million.
  • Iron ores and concentrates fell 36.18 percent compared to last year to $128.53 million.
  • Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers fell 6.52 percent compared to last year to $123.85 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.