Port of New Orleans

Total Trade Compared to the same month a year ago

2.66%

Compared to last month

22.03%

Total Exports Compared to the same month a year ago

11.14%

Compared to last month

15.13%

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

-6.32%

Compared to last month

31.97%

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

7

Rank 2020

8

Port of New Orleans’s total trade with the world was $11.95 billion in March, a change of 2.66 percent from the same month one year ago. The change in exports was 11.14 percent and the change in imports was -6.32 percent. Port of New Orleans ranked No. 7 among U.S. trade partners in March. It had ranked No. 8 for the same month last year.

Port of New Orleans’s top three exports by value in March were (1) Corn, (2) Gasoline, other fuels, and (3) Civilian aircraft, parts. Its top three imports, also by value, were (1) Returned exports, without change, (2) Gasoline, other fuels, and (3) Plasma, vaccines, blood. By tonnage, Port of New Orleans’s top three exports were (1) Corn, (2) Coal, briquettes, and (3) Gasoline, other fuels. Its top three imports, also by tonnage, were (1) Gasoline, other fuels, (2) Nitrogenous fertilizers, and (3) Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers.

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