Top Exports To EcuadorTotal Exports To Ecuador: $2,557,865,863
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
|1||Oil, not crude||$1,118,528,224|
|3||Landline, cellular phone equipment||$61,124,298|
|4||Low value shipments||$56,658,117|
|5||Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground||$54,363,219|
|6||Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard||$47,410,880|
|8||Polymers of ethylene||$39,845,620|
|9||Printers, all types, parts||$39,205,026|
|10||Insulated wire, cable||$38,663,310|
Total Imports From EcuadorTotal Imports From Ecuador: $3,791,561,314
|4||Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried||$154,807,952|
|8||Fish fillets, chilled or frozen||$47,316,342|
|9||Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish||$35,961,438|
|10||Oil, not crude||$32,734,836|
Top Ecuador Trading PartnersTotal Ecuador trade: $6,349,427,177
|6||New York City||$182,965,917|
|7||Port Arthur, Texas||$160,800,503|
|8||Low Value Shipments||$105,367,285|
Top US Trading PartnersTotal U.S. trade for all countries: $1,240,094,299,613
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
Ecuador’s trade rose to $6,349,427,177 through April
Ecuador’s trade with the United States rose to $6,349,427,177 through the first four months of 2013, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 16.26 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Ecuador’s exports increased 16.41 percent while imports rose 16.16 percent. The U.S. deficit with Ecuador was $1,233,695,451.Through April, Ecuador’s top U.S. Customs districts for total imports and exports were No. 1 Los Angeles, No. 2 Houston, No. 3 San Francisco, No. 4 Miami and No. 5 New Orleans compared to last year when the top spots were held by No. 1 Los Angeles, No. 2 Houston, No. 3 Miami, No. 4 San Francisco and No. 5 New Orleans. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 16.89 percent of Ecuador’s U.S. trade.. That compares to 0.54 percent for the nation’s top five Customs districts during the same time period.
Taking a closer look at the leading U.S. gateways for U.S. trade with Ecuador,:
- Trade with No. 1 Los Angeles fell -6.59 percent to $1,683,187,802.
Exports rose 45.77 percent to $66,896,072. Imports fell -7.95 percent to $1,616,291,730.
- Trade with No. 2 Houston fell -10.59 percent to $1,165,568,534.
Exports fell -7.06 percent to $853,498,371. Imports fell -18.99 percent to $312,070,163.
- Trade with No. 3 San Francisco rose 136.94 percent to $1,029,136,810.
Exports rose 508.14 percent to $35,475,715. Imports rose 131.89 percent to $993,661,095.
- Trade with No. 4 Miami rose 25.38 percent to $980,766,527.
Exports rose 12.09 percent to $630,554,234. Imports rose 59.38 percent to $350,212,293.
- Trade with No. 5 New Orleans rose 121.01 percent to $573,181,746.
Exports rose 123.33 percent to $571,758,650. Imports fell -57.23 percent to $1,423,096.
Through April, 20 Customs districts posted trade surpluses with Ecuador while 17 had deficits. That compares with 21 surpluses and 18 deficits for the same period one year ago. The top surplus was with New Orleans at $570,335,554, the largest deficit was with Los Angeles at $-1,549,395,658.
Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world decreased to $1,240,094,299,613, down -0.88 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 0.32 percent to $4,038,186,093; imports dropped -1.20 percent to $-15,017,653,007. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Canada, China, Mexico, Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit climbed $-214,073,880,779, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $-233,129,719,879.
The top five U.S. exports to Ecuador by value through April were oil, not crude; computers; landline, cellular phone equipment; low value shipments; and soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground, respectively. They accounted for 53.83 percent of total exports to Ecuador.
The value of the top five U.S. imports from Ecuador -- oil; live crustaceans; gold; bananas and plantains, fresh or dried; and fresh-cut flowers -- accounted for 90.20 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Ecuador:
- Oil, not crude rose 32.19 percent compared to last year to $1,118,528,224.
- Computers rose 4.03 percent compared to last year to $86,312,760.
- Landline, cellular phone equipment rose 33.84 percent compared to last year to $61,124,298.
- Low value shipments rose 15.00 percent compared to last year to $56,658,117.
- Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground rose 378.02 percent compared to last year to $54,363,219.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Ecuador
- Oil rose 17.74 percent compared to last year to $2,833,678,220.
- Live crustaceans fell -0.97 percent compared to last year to $184,510,498.
- Gold rose 316.59 percent compared to last year to $166,376,257.
- Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried fell -3.88 percent compared to last year to $154,807,952.
- Fresh-cut flowers rose 9.95 percent compared to last year to $80,736,902.
In the latest annual figures available, Ecuador recorded $5,461,326,668 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its top five Customs districts were Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, San Francisco and New Orleans. Total U.S. exports to Ecuador were $6,566,664,268 and imports from Ecuador were $9,484,852,353. The U.S. deficit with Ecuador was $-2,918,188,085.