Port of New Orleans

Total Trade Compared to the same month a year ago

10.01%

Compared to last month

13.80%

Total Exports Compared to the same month a year ago

22.83%

Compared to last month

16.17%

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

-5.63%

Compared to last month

10.24%

Current RankAmong U.S. airports, seaports, border crossings

6

Rank 2019

8

Port of New Orleans’s total trade with the world was $12.14 billion in December, a change of 10.01 percent from the same month one year ago. The change in exports was 22.83 percent and the change in imports was -5.63 percent. Port of New Orleans ranked No. 6 among U.S. trade partners in December. It had ranked No. 8 for the same month last year.

Port of New Orleans’s top three exports by value in December were (1) Soybeans, (2) Cell phones, related equipment, and (3) Civilian aircraft, parts. Its top three imports, also by value, were (1) Returned exports, without change, (2) Plasma, vaccines, blood, and (3) Cell phones, related equipment. By tonnage, Port of New Orleans’s top three exports were (1) Soybeans, (2) Corn, and (3) Petroleum products. Its top three imports, also by tonnage, were (1) Gasoline, other fuels, (2) Oil, and (3) Potassic fertilizers.

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