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Algeria

Algeria ranked No. 59 in total trade value through October with a total of $4.85 billion. Exports totaled $945.69 million and Imports totaled $3.91 billion, a deficit of $2.96 billion.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $4.85 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, Dela. $1,153,471,546
2Port of New Orleans $710,571,442
3Port of Newark $501,653,323
4Port of Richmond, Calif. $476,390,512
5Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $439,295,920
6Port of Chester, Penn. $431,935,556
7Port of Houston $289,266,605
8Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $107,575,275
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $93,938,147
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $79,400,100

U.S. trade with Algeria rose to $4.85 billion through October

Algeria’s trade with the United States rose to $4.85 billion through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 14.81 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Algeria’s exports increased 4.05 percent while imports rose 17.75 percent. The U.S. deficit with Algeria was $2.96 billion.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela.; No. 2 Port of New Orleans; No. 3 Port of Newark; No. 4 Port of Richmond, Calif.; and No. 5 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of New Orleans No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 Port of Wilmington, Dela. No. 4 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish and No. 5 Port of Richmond, Calif.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 67.6 percent of Algeria’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 117.4 percent to $1.15 billion.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 117.4 percent to $1.15 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of New Orleans fell 32.25 percent to $710.57 million.
    Exports fell 51.16 percent to $30.97 million. Imports fell 31.04 percent to $679.6 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Newark fell 6.56 percent to $501.65 million.
    Exports fell 19.25 percent to $27.71 million. Imports fell 5.7 percent to $473.94 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Richmond, Calif. rose 37.66 percent to $476.39 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 37.66 percent to $476.39 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. rose 65.23 percent to $439.3 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 65.23 percent to $439.3 million.

Algeria ranked No. 59 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 61.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.51 trillion, up 9.44 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 8.95 percent to $1.39 trillion; imports climbed 9.77 percent to $2.12 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are China; Canada; Mexico; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $732.48 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $657.79 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Algeria by value through October were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Civilian aircraft, parts; Cell phones, related equipment; Wheat; and Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts, respectively. They accounted for 45.84 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; Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc.; and Value added to a returned import –– accounted for 99.58 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 232.05 percent compared to last year to $142.48 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 546.32 percent compared to last year to $113.66 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 470.68 percent compared to last year to $71.84 million.
  • Wheat fell 52.88 percent compared to last year to $69.63 million.
  • Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts rose 9702.05 percent compared to last year to $35.91 million.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 2.64 percent compared to last year to $1.9 billion.
  • Oil rose 47.06 percent compared to last year to $1.86 billion.
  • Nitrogenous fertilizers rose 69.18 percent compared to last year to $97.04 million.
  • Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. rose 423.67 percent compared to last year to $20.24 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 59.97 percent compared to last year to $8.42 million.

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.