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Bahrain

Bahrain ranked No. 77 in total trade value through August with a total of $1.58 billion. Exports totaled $844.99 million and Imports totaled $735.68 million, a surplus of $109.31 million.

January – August 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $1.58 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $258,419,428
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $232,354,263
3Port of Everett, Wash. $175,034,079
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $119,460,003
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $81,636,709
6Port of Newark $80,584,248
7Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport $46,982,569
8Port of Virginia $44,744,492
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $43,689,176
10Port of New Orleans $43,122,332

U.S. trade with Bahrain rose to $1.58 billion through August

Bahrain’s trade with the United States rose to $1.58 billion through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 15.95 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Bahrain decreased 30.66 percent while U.S. imports from Bahrain rose 11.15 percent. The U.S. surplus with Bahrain was $109.31 million.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Houston; No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 3 Port of Everett, Wash.; No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Everett, Wash. No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md. No. 3 Port of Houston No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 54.84 percent of Bahrain’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Houston rose 17.77 percent to $258.42 million.
    Exports rose 24.05 percent to $44.54 million. Imports rose 16.54 percent to $213.87 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 2.33 percent to $232.35 million.
    Exports rose 7.03 percent to $24.14 million. Imports fell 3.31 percent to $208.21 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Everett, Wash. fell 66.26 percent to $175.03 million.
    Exports fell 66.26 percent to $175.03 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 4.88 percent to $119.46 million.
    Exports fell 4.88 percent to $119.46 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 20.91 percent to $81.64 million.
    Exports fell 2.86 percent to $23.25 million. Imports fell 26.35 percent to $58.39 million.

Bahrain ranked No. 77 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 75.

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 Bahrain by value through August were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Low value shipments; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Defense-related aircraft, parts; and Exports military apparel, military equipment, respectively. They accounted for 57.01 percent of total exports to Bahrain.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Bahrain –– Aluminum, unwrought; Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi; Gasoline, other fuels; Aluminum Wire 7605; and Linens for bed, bath and kitchen –– accounted for 86.92 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 61.95 percent compared to last year to $204.92 million.
  • Low value shipments fell 4.88 percent compared to last year to $119.46 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 17.08 percent compared to last year to $71.14 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 83.36 percent compared to last year to $47.45 million.
  • Exports military apparel, military equipment rose 44.56 percent compared to last year to $38.75 million.

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

  • Aluminum, unwrought fell 4.66 percent compared to last year to $222.11 million.
  • Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi rose 33.63 percent compared to last year to $172.59 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 15.35 percent compared to last year to $104.42 million.
  • Aluminum Wire 7605 rose 20.38 percent compared to last year to $97.42 million.
  • Linens for bed, bath and kitchen fell 13.4 percent compared to last year to $42.92 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Bahrain recorded $1.9 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Houston; Baltimore; New York City; Atlanta/Savannah; and Low Value Shipments. Total U.S. exports to Bahrain were $ 907.21 million and imports from Bahrain were $996.43 million. The U.S. deficit with Bahrain was $89.22 million.