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Algeria

Algeria ranked No. 65 in total trade value through August with a total of $2.84 billion. Exports totaled $742.54 million and Imports totaled $2.1 billion, a deficit of $1.35 billion.

January – August 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $2.84 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $514,555,263
2Port of Richmond, Calif. $402,643,778
3Port of Wilmington, Dela. $367,383,082
4Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $364,231,329
5Port of Houston $251,099,964
6Port of Newark $211,673,710
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $179,221,129
8Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands $91,620,952
9Port of Chester, Penn. $46,603,499
10Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. $38,875,085

U.S. trade with Algeria rose to $2.84 billion through August

Algeria’s trade with the United States rose to $2.84 billion through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 21.54 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Algeria increased 23.16 percent while U.S. imports from Algeria fell 30.48 percent. The U.S. deficit with Algeria was $1.35 billion.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of New Orleans; No. 2 Port of Richmond, Calif.; No. 3 Port of Wilmington, Dela.; No. 4 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La.; and No. 5 Port of Houston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela. No. 2 Port of New Orleans No. 3 Port of Chester, Penn. No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 66.92 percent of Algeria’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of New Orleans rose 1.94 percent to $514.56 million.
    Exports fell 59.13 percent to $11.76 million. Imports rose 5.63 percent to $502.8 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Richmond, Calif. rose 26.98 percent to $402.64 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 26.98 percent to $402.64 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 55.03 percent to $367.38 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 55.03 percent to $367.38 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 2.66 percent to $364.23 million.
    Exports totaled $35.05 million. Imports fell 12.03 percent to $329.18 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Houston rose 3.24 percent to $251.1 million.
    Exports rose 16.99 percent to $227.13 million. Imports fell 51.17 percent to $23.97 million.

Algeria ranked No. 65 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 60.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.77 trillion, down 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.71 percent to $1.1 trillion; imports dropped 0.07 percent to $1.67 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $575.47 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $568.8 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Algeria by value through August were the categories of Aircraft engines, engine parts; Wheat; Gasoline, other fuels; Parts for heavy machinery; and Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade, respectively. They accounted for 53.21 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 99.19 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 1493.9 percent compared to last year to $144.6 million.
  • Wheat rose 108.93 percent compared to last year to $120.99 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 52.22 percent compared to last year to $68.08 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 122.82 percent compared to last year to $32.95 million.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade fell 4.42 percent compared to last year to $28.5 million.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 1.67 percent compared to last year to $1.43 billion.
  • Oil fell 66.88 percent compared to last year to $488.79 million.
  • Nitrogenous fertilizers rose 5.18 percent compared to last year to $102.07 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 471.9 percent compared to last year to $42.21 million.
  • Iron and steel bars, hot-worked totaled $19.72 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.