Top Exports To United KingdomTotal Exports To United Kingdom: $15,882,335,796
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
|4||Paintings, drawings and other artwork||$524,975,504|
|5||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$496,048,870|
|6||Low value shipments||$423,324,364|
|8||Scrap of precious metal||$327,764,733|
Total Imports From United KingdomTotal Imports From United Kingdom: $16,701,960,437
|1||Oil, not crude||$1,853,796,755|
|2||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$1,527,083,110|
|3||Imports of returned exports||$1,115,815,594|
|4||Aircraft engines, parts||$970,336,458|
|6||Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors||$517,195,018|
|8||Paintings, drawings and other artwork||$257,044,374|
|9||Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds||$240,378,518|
|10||Radioactive chemical elements and isotopes||$235,598,569|
Top United Kingdom Trading PartnersTotal United Kingdom trade: $32,584,296,233
|1||New York City||$6,685,060,243|
|10||Great Falls, Mont.||$1,085,741,274|
Top US Trading PartnersTotal U.S. trade for all countries: $1,240,094,299,613
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
United Kingdom’s trade rose to $32,584,296,233 through April
United Kingdom’s trade with the United States rose to $32,584,296,233 through the first four months of 2013, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s -14.21 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. United Kingdom’s exports decreased -20.32 percent while imports dropped -7.46 percent. The U.S. deficit with United Kingdom was $819,624,641.Through April, United Kingdom’s top U.S. Customs districts for total imports and exports were No. 1 New York City, No. 2 New Orleans, No. 3 Atlanta/Savannah, No. 4 Chicago and No. 5 Houston compared to last year when the top spots were held by No. 1 New York City, No. 2 New Orleans, No. 3 Great Falls, Mont., No. 4 Houston and No. 5 Philadelphia. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 122.78 percent of United Kingdom’s U.S. trade.. That compares to 159.67 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 United Kingdom,:
- Trade with No. 1 New York City fell -20.87 percent to $6,685,060,243.
Exports fell -26.46 percent to $3,751,598,478. Imports fell -12.36 percent to $2,933,461,765.
- Trade with No. 2 New Orleans rose 0.44 percent to $2,364,090,863.
Exports fell -9.30 percent to $980,399,824. Imports rose 8.71 percent to $1,383,691,039.
- Trade with No. 3 Atlanta/savannah rose 33.67 percent to $2,053,938,575.
Exports rose 39.96 percent to $784,697,031. Imports rose 30.05 percent to $1,269,241,544.
- Trade with No. 4 Chicago rose 2.71 percent to $1,791,984,701.
Exports rose 16.61 percent to $913,285,398. Imports fell -8.61 percent to $878,699,303.
- Trade with No. 5 Houston fell -20.74 percent to $1,731,441,467.
Exports fell -32.76 percent to $852,580,547. Imports fell -4.11 percent to $878,860,920.
Through April, 17 Customs districts posted trade surpluses with United Kingdom while 29 had deficits. That compares with 14 surpluses and 32 deficits for the same period one year ago. The top surplus was with Great Falls, Mont. at $974,606,580, the largest deficit was with Baltimore at $-598,703,198.
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 United Kingdom by value through April were aircraft; gold; medicine; paintings, drawings and other artwork; and motor vehicles for transporting people, respectively. They accounted for 32.15 percent of total exports to United Kingdom.
The value of the top five U.S. imports from United Kingdom -- oil, not crude; motor vehicles for transporting people; imports of returned exports; aircraft engines, parts; and medicine -- accounted for 38.16 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to United Kingdom:
- Aircraft fell -13.18 percent compared to last year to $2,132,805,149.
- Gold fell -67.03 percent compared to last year to $1,216,767,037.
- Medicine fell -11.80 percent compared to last year to $736,244,594.
- Paintings, drawings and other artwork rose 16.70 percent compared to last year to $524,975,504.
- Motor vehicles for transporting people fell -7.74 percent compared to last year to $496,048,870.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from United Kingdom
- Oil, not crude fell -20.57 percent compared to last year to $1,853,796,755.
- Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 14.30 percent compared to last year to $1,527,083,110.
- Imports of returned exports rose 31.17 percent compared to last year to $1,115,815,594.
- Aircraft engines, parts rose 12.08 percent compared to last year to $970,336,458.
- Medicine fell -10.19 percent compared to last year to $905,773,237.
In the latest annual figures available, United Kingdom recorded $37,980,951,615 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its top five Customs districts were New York City, New Orleans, Houston, Great Falls, Mont. and Chicago. Total U.S. exports to United Kingdom were $54,817,035,898 and imports from United Kingdom were $54,934,751,749. The U.S. deficit with United Kingdom was $-117,715,851.