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Algeria

Algeria ranked No. 76 in total trade value through February with a total of $400.73 million. Exports totaled $84.04 million and Imports totaled $316.69 million, a deficit of $232.65 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $400.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $122,769,756
2Port of Wilmington, Dela. $62,400,000
3Port of Newark $61,695,460
4Port of Houston $31,790,433
5Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $27,141,660
6Port of Richmond, Calif. $22,730,510
7Port of New York $13,541,391
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $9,820,719
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $6,024,205
10Port of Portsmouth, N.H. $6,000,000

U.S. trade with Algeria rose to $400.73 million through February

Algeria’s trade with the United States rose to $400.73 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 55.84 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Algeria’s exports decreased 25.95 percent while imports fell 60.11 percent. The U.S. deficit with Algeria was $232.65 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of New Orleans; No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela.; No. 3 Port of Newark; No. 4 Port of Houston; and No. 5 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela. No. 2 Port of Chester, Penn. No. 3 Port of New Orleans No. 4 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. and No. 5 Port of Richmond, Calif.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 76.31 percent of Algeria’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of New Orleans fell 16.24 percent to $122.77 million.
    Exports fell 89.05 percent to $1.23 million. Imports fell 10.2 percent to $121.54 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 73.89 percent to $62.4 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 73.89 percent to $62.4 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Newark rose 47.36 percent to $61.7 million.
    Exports fell 48.44 percent to $1.05 million. Imports rose 52.26 percent to $60.64 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Houston fell 33.43 percent to $31.79 million.
    Exports rose 2.49 percent to $26.47 million. Imports fell 75.73 percent to $5.32 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 73.21 percent to $27.14 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 73.21 percent to $27.14 million.

Algeria ranked No. 76 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 59.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $650.55 billion, up 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 2.61 percent to $260.05 billion; imports climbed 0.14 percent to $390.5 billion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $130.45 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $136.53 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Algeria by value through February were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Wheat; Parts for heavy machinery; and Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc., respectively. They accounted for 45.79 percent of total exports to Algeria.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Algeria –– Gasoline, other fuels; Oil; Nitrogenous fertilizers; Value added to a returned import; and Iron and steel bars, hot-worked –– accounted for 99.04 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 178437 percent compared to last year to $12.18 million.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade rose 29.82 percent compared to last year to $7.47 million.
  • Wheat fell 72.34 percent compared to last year to $6.86 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 115.81 percent compared to last year to $6.04 million.
  • Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. rose 146.85 percent compared to last year to $5.93 million.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 48.3 percent compared to last year to $179.29 million.
  • Oil fell 76.51 percent compared to last year to $94.27 million.
  • Nitrogenous fertilizers fell 27.95 percent compared to last year to $26.01 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 1102.41 percent compared to last year to $8.74 million.
  • Iron and steel bars, hot-worked totaled $5.32 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Algeria recorded $4.87 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New Orleans; New York City; Philadelphia; San Francisco; and Houston. Total U.S. exports to Algeria were $ 1.06 billion and imports from Algeria were $3.81 billion. The U.S. deficit with Algeria was $2.75 billion.