Algeria

Algeria ranked No. 80 in total trade value through May with a total of $622.69 million. Exports totaled $337.5 million and Imports totaled $285.19 million, a surplus of $52.32 million.

U.S. trade with Algeria rose to $528.8 million through May

Algeria’s trade with the United States rose to $528.8 million through the first five months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 56.49 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Algeria increased 15.93 percent while U.S. imports from Algeria fell 73.2 percent. The U.S. deficit with Algeria was $517,591.

Through May, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 4 Port of New Orleans; and No. 5 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of New Orleans; No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela.; No. 3 Port of Richmond, Calif.; No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 58.75 percent of Algeria’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark fell 34.48 percent to $113.28 million.
    Exports fell 19.34 percent to $1.31 million. Imports fell 34.63 percent to $111.97 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston fell 22.16 percent to $93.61 million.
    Exports fell 13.05 percent to $83.73 million. Imports fell 58.76 percent to $9.88 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 41 percent to $68.92 million.
    Exports fell 22.4 percent to $68.92 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of New Orleans fell 86.2 percent to $58.55 million.
    Exports rose 211.26 percent to $24.46 million. Imports fell 91.81 percent to $34.09 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands fell 10.96 percent to $31.49 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 10.96 percent to $31.49 million.

Algeria ranked No. 80 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 68.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.48 trillion, down 64.27 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 64.62 percent to $582.11 billion; imports dropped 64.04 percent to $898.44 billion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Canada; Mexico; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $316.33 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $853.23 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Algeria by value through May were the categories of Misc. aircraft parts; Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts; Soybeans; Plastics; and Compressors and pumps, respectively. They accounted for 35.98 percent of total exports to Algeria.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Algeria –– Gasoline, other fuels; Nitrogenous fertilizers; Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc.; Returned exports, without change; and LNG, other petroleum gases –– accounted for 99.33 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Algeria:

  • Misc. aircraft parts fell 67.07 percent compared to last year to $30.07 million.
  • Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts rose 84117 percent compared to last year to $24.97 million.
  • Soybeans totaled $22.47 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Plastics rose 49.68 percent compared to last year to $22.38 million.
  • Compressors and pumps rose 2911.98 percent compared to last year to $21.56 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Algeria:

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 76.54 percent compared to last year to $200.23 million.
  • Nitrogenous fertilizers fell 27.17 percent compared to last year to $74.09 million.
  • Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. fell 39 percent compared to last year to $4.54 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 93.16 percent compared to last year to $2.83 million.
  • LNG, other petroleum gases totaled $1.58 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Algeria recorded $3.48 billion in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to Algeria were $ 999.32 million and imports from Algeria were $2.48 billion. The U.S. deficit with Algeria was $1.48 billion.