Top Exports To IndiaTotal Exports To India: $6,821,187,058
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
|1||Diamonds, not mounted||$1,117,355,573|
|4||Landline, cellular phone equipment||$164,560,786|
|6||Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc.||$136,305,645|
|7||Oils derived from high temperature coal tar||$122,944,455|
|8||Scrap iron, steel||$118,725,520|
|9||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$109,539,940|
|10||Low value shipments||$102,206,053|
Total Imports From IndiaTotal Imports From India: $13,737,859,246
|1||Diamonds, not mounted||$2,330,908,359|
|3||Oil, not crude||$1,213,545,594|
|4||Linens for bed, bath and kitchen||$562,817,398|
|5||Vegetable extracts, pectates, agar, etc.||$495,605,198|
|7||Women's or girls' suits, not knit||$251,175,053|
|8||Motor vehicle parts||$223,519,842|
|10||Imports of returned exports||$195,252,411|
Top India Trading PartnersTotal India trade: $20,559,046,304
|1||New York City||$6,284,402,355|
Top US Trading PartnersTotal U.S. trade for all countries: $1,240,094,299,613
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
India’s trade rose to $20,559,046,304 through April
India’s trade with the United States rose to $20,559,046,304 through the first four months of 2013, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 6.12 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. India’s exports increased 4.36 percent while imports rose 7.02 percent. The U.S. deficit with India was $6,916,672,188.Through April, India’s top U.S. Customs districts for total imports and exports were No. 1 New York City, No. 2 Los Angeles, No. 3 Houston, No. 4 Charleston and No. 5 Norfolk compared to last year when the top spots were held by No. 1 New York City, No. 2 Houston, No. 3 Los Angeles, No. 4 Atlanta/Savannah and No. 5 Charleston. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 53.33 percent of India’s U.S. trade.. That compares to 44.49 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 India,:
- Trade with No. 1 New York City rose 0.67 percent to $6,284,402,355.
Exports rose 0.34 percent to $1,974,361,262. Imports rose 0.82 percent to $4,310,041,093.
- Trade with No. 2 Los Angeles rose 71.21 percent to $3,392,851,568.
Exports rose 72.18 percent to $1,319,522,200. Imports rose 70.60 percent to $2,073,329,368.
- Trade with No. 3 Houston fell -26.32 percent to $1,676,635,660.
Exports fell -11.52 percent to $556,393,848. Imports fell -31.97 percent to $1,120,241,812.
- Trade with No. 4 Charleston rose 10.22 percent to $1,063,997,830.
Exports rose 62.64 percent to $298,468,599. Imports fell -2.08 percent to $765,529,231.
- Trade with No. 5 Norfolk rose 29.08 percent to $990,186,127.
Exports rose 43.37 percent to $382,214,808. Imports rose 21.48 percent to $607,971,319.
Through April, 9 Customs districts posted trade surpluses with India while 37 had deficits. That compares with 12 surpluses and 33 deficits for the same period one year ago. The top surplus was with Seattle at $206,021,702, the largest deficit was with New York City at $-2,335,679,831.
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 India by value through April were diamonds, not mounted; gold; aircraft; landline, cellular phone equipment; and coal, briquettes, respectively. They accounted for 35.42 percent of total exports to India.
The value of the top five U.S. imports from India -- diamonds, not mounted; medicine; oil, not crude; linens for bed, bath and kitchen; and vegetable extracts, pectates, agar, etc. -- accounted for 44.45 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to India:
- Diamonds, not mounted rose 71.60 percent compared to last year to $1,117,355,573.
- Gold rose 54.07 percent compared to last year to $699,872,248.
- Aircraft rose 90.11 percent compared to last year to $282,334,169.
- Landline, cellular phone equipment rose 25.30 percent compared to last year to $164,560,786.
- Coal, briquettes fell -46.70 percent compared to last year to $151,695,754.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from India
- Diamonds, not mounted rose 46.32 percent compared to last year to $2,330,908,359.
- Medicine rose 22.89 percent compared to last year to $1,504,204,282.
- Oil, not crude rose 10.89 percent compared to last year to $1,213,545,594.
- Linens for bed, bath and kitchen rose 13.14 percent compared to last year to $562,817,398.
- Vegetable extracts, pectates, agar, etc. fell -44.24 percent compared to last year to $495,605,198.
In the latest annual figures available, India recorded $19,373,657,901 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its top five Customs districts were New York City, Houston, Los Angeles, Charleston and Atlanta/Savannah. Total U.S. exports to India were $22,335,617,879 and imports from India were $40,518,290,068. The U.S. deficit with India was $-18,182,672,189.