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Bahrain

Bahrain ranked No. 71 in total trade value through February with a total of $511.88 million. Exports totaled $327.28 million and Imports totaled $184.59 million, a surplus of $142.69 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $511.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Everett, Wash. $175,034,079
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $65,177,669
3Port of Houston $65,069,545
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $27,322,016
5Port of Newark $23,271,483
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $18,057,832
7Port of Virginia $16,952,374
8Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $13,470,196
9Port of New Orleans $11,634,900
10Port of Charleston $11,486,697

U.S. trade with Bahrain rose to $511.88 million through February

Bahrain’s trade with the United States rose to $511.88 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 71.76 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Bahrain’s exports increased 141.01 percent while imports rose 13.79 percent. The U.S. surplus with Bahrain was $142.69 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings 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 Newark. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md. No. 2 Port of Houston No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Port of Newark. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 69.52 percent of Bahrain’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Everett, Wash. totaled $175.03 million.
    Exports totaled $175.03 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 25.94 percent to $65.18 million.
    Exports rose 186.96 percent to $9.12 million. Imports rose 15.41 percent to $56.05 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Houston rose 31.16 percent to $65.07 million.
    Exports rose 113.79 percent to $14.05 million. Imports rose 18.53 percent to $51.02 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 15.23 percent to $27.32 million.
    Exports rose 15.23 percent to $27.32 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Newark rose 3.05 percent to $23.27 million.
    Exports fell 18.11 percent to $2.71 million. Imports rose 6.67 percent to $20.57 million.

Bahrain ranked No. 71 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 80.

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 Bahrain by value through February were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Low value shipments; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; and Computers, respectively. They accounted for 73.09 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; Aluminum Wire 7605; Gasoline, other fuels; and Linens for bed, bath and kitchen –– accounted for 85.74 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 3495.32 percent compared to last year to $179.12 million.
  • Low value shipments rose 15.23 percent compared to last year to $27.32 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 2.18 percent compared to last year to $19.33 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 488.72 percent compared to last year to $6.88 million.
  • Computers rose 346.32 percent compared to last year to $6.58 million.

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

  • Aluminum, unwrought rose 23.39 percent compared to last year to $68.8 million.
  • Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi rose 20.06 percent compared to last year to $31.13 million.
  • Aluminum Wire 7605 rose 4.01 percent compared to last year to $29.4 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 86.74 percent compared to last year to $15.7 million.
  • Linens for bed, bath and kitchen rose 8.22 percent compared to last year to $13.24 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.