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Analysis of Preliminary Gulf Region Release

September 2005 to August 2005 - Month to Month Changes

  • Total Trade - Exhibits 1 and 2

    • Exports down $1.2 billion
      • New Orleans, LA down $580 million
      • Houston, TX down $540 million
      • Gulfport, MS down $127 million
      • Tampa, FL up $142 million
      • Baton Rouge, LA up $86 million
      • Corpus Christi, TX up $74 million
      • Jacksonville, FL up $64 million
      • Panama City, FL up $32 million
      • Orlando, FL up $26 million
    • Imports up $622 million
      • Morgan City, LA up $767 million
      • Gramercy, LA up $423 million
      • Corpus Christi, TX up $260 million
      • Galveston, TX up $176 million
      • Tampa, FL up $145 million
      • Mobile, AL up $141 million
      • Port Arthur, TX up $110 million
      • Memphis, TN up $102 million
      • Pascagoula, MS down $471 million
      • New Orleans, LA down $369 million
      • Freeport, TX down $208 million
      • Lake Charles, LA down $183 million
      • Beaumont, TX down $145 million
      • Gulfport, MS down $136 million
  • Vessel Trade Only - Exhibits 3 and 4

    • Exports down $1.2 billion
      • New Orleans, LA down $649 million
      • Houston, TX down $540 million
      • Gulfport, MS down $126 million
      • Beaumont, TX down $60 million
      • Pascagoula, MS down $55 million
      • Tampa, FL up $136 million
      • Baton Rouge, LA up $86 million
      • Corpus Christi, TX up $75 million
      • Jacksonville, FL up $63 million
      • Panama City, FL up $32 million
    • Imports up $346 million
      • Morgan City, LA up $731 million
      • Gramercy, LA up $423 million
      • Corpus Christi, TX up $258 million
      • Galveston, TX up $176 million
      • Mobile, AL up $142 million
      • Tampa, FL up $141 million
      • Port Arthur, TX up $110 million
      • Memphis, TN up $85 million
      • Panama City, FL up $85 million
      • Baton Rouge, LA up $84 million
      • New Orleans, LA down $558 million
      • Pascagoula, MS down $471 million
      • Freeport TX, down $208 million
      • Lake Charles, LA down $182 million
      • Beaumont, TX down $145 million
      • Gulfport, MS down $136 million
      • Houston, TX down $124 million
  • Tampa, FL - Exhibit 5

    • Exports up $272 million
      • Chemicals up $172 million
      • Transportation equipment up $58 million
      • Computer and electronic products down $4 million
    • Imports up $258 million
      • Petroleum and coal products up $164 million
      • Chemicals up $50 million
      • Apparel and accessories up $45 million
      • Primary metal manufacturing up $40 million
      • Transportation equipment down $77 million
      • Fabricated metal products down $8 million
  • Mobile, AL - Exhibit 6

    • Exports down $184 million
      • Textiles and fabrics down $44 million
      • Petroleum and coal products down $41 million
      • Paper products down $29 million
      • Food and kindred products down $22 million
      • Chemicals down $18 million
      • Primary metal manufacturing down $17 million
      • Apparel and accessories down $17 million
      • Machinery, except electrical up $7 million
    • Imports down $460 million
      • Oil and gas down 390 million
      • Apparel and accessories down 102 million
      • Fabricated metal products up 37 million
      • Paper products up 15 million
      • Minerals and ores up 14 million
  • New Orleans, LA - Exhbit 7

    • Exports down $590 million
      • Chemicals down $278 million
      • Petroleum and coal products down $128 million
      • Agricultural products down $95 million
      • Food and kindred products down $80 million
      • Computer and electronic products up $25 million
      • Minerals and ores up $18 million
    • Imports up $814 million
      • Oil and gas up $767 million
      • Petroleum and coal products up $123 million
      • Primary metal manufacturing down $122 million
      • Fabricated metal products down $40 million
  • Port Arthur, TX - Exhibit 8

    • Exports down $111 million
      • Petroleum and coal products down $56 million
      • Chemicals down $54 million
      • Agricultural products down $4 million
      • Paper products up $1 million
    • Imports down $35 million
      • Oil and gas down $65 million
      • Primary metal manufacturing down $15 million
      • Petroleum and coal products up $35 million
  • Houston, TX - Exhibit 9

    • Exports down $579 million
      • Chemicals down $221 million
      • Machinery, except electrical down $211 million
      • Transportation equipment up $36 million
    • Imports up $46 million
      • Petroleum and coal products up $377 million
      • Chemicals up $76 million
      • Primary metal manufacturing up $45 million
      • Oil and gas down $512 million
      • Transportation equipment down $72 million

October 2014
Trade Numbers

Deficit: $43.4 Billion
Exports: $197.5 Billion
Imports: $241.0 Billion

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