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Bolivia

Bolivia ranked No. 98 in total trade value through February with a total of $168.87 million. Exports totaled $74.9 million and Imports totaled $93.97 million, a deficit of $19.07 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $168.87 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Miami International Airport $61,245,331
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $29,205,305
3Port Everglades, Fla. $14,011,683
4Port of Houston $11,952,991
5Port of New Orleans $8,775,936
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $8,021,347
7Port of Charleston $5,818,456
8Port of Newark $5,759,811
9Port of Los Angeles $5,325,293
10Port of Long Beach $3,570,809

U.S. trade with Bolivia rose to $168.87 million through February

Bolivia’s trade with the United States rose to $168.87 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 1.68 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Bolivia’s exports decreased 5.26 percent while imports rose 7.98 percent. The U.S. deficit with Bolivia was $19.07 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Miami International Airport; No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 4 Port of Houston; and No. 5 Port of New Orleans. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Miami International Airport No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md. No. 3 Port of Houston No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Charleston. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 74.14 percent of Bolivia’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Miami International Airport fell 4.67 percent to $61.25 million.
    Exports fell 14.11 percent to $35.56 million. Imports rose 12.44 percent to $25.68 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 3.58 percent to $29.21 million.
    Exports fell 73.03 percent to $948,289. Imports rose 5.54 percent to $28.26 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla. rose 94.14 percent to $14.01 million.
    Exports rose 106.04 percent to $13.1 million. Imports rose 6.09 percent to $911,715.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Houston fell 37.24 percent to $11.95 million.
    Exports rose 45.77 percent to $9.42 million. Imports fell 79.89 percent to $2.53 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of New Orleans rose 30.7 percent to $8.78 million.
    Exports fell 32.4 percent to $2.5 million. Imports rose 108.04 percent to $6.28 million.

Bolivia ranked No. 98 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 92.

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 Bolivia by value through February were the categories of Cell phones, related equipment; Civilian aircraft, parts; Computers; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; and Gasoline, other fuels, respectively. They accounted for 30.78 percent of total exports to Bolivia.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Bolivia –– Tin, unwrought; Silver, various forms; Misc. cereals, including buckwheat, millet, canary; Tungsten ores, concentrates; and Refined copper, alloys, unwrought –– accounted for 71.06 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 9.75 percent compared to last year to $6.95 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 27.34 percent compared to last year to $5.89 million.
  • Computers rose 74.73 percent compared to last year to $4.7 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 299.94 percent compared to last year to $2.88 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 18.22 percent compared to last year to $2.62 million.

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

  • Tin, unwrought rose 15.13 percent compared to last year to $29.47 million.
  • Silver, various forms rose 38.29 percent compared to last year to $16.88 million.
  • Misc. cereals, including buckwheat, millet, canary rose 63.05 percent compared to last year to $7.85 million.
  • Tungsten ores, concentrates rose 87.17 percent compared to last year to $6.37 million.
  • Refined copper, alloys, unwrought rose 181.51 percent compared to last year to $6.21 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Bolivia recorded $1.16 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Miami; Baltimore; New York City; Houston; and Los Angeles. Total U.S. exports to Bolivia were $ 594.7 million and imports from Bolivia were $565.75 million. The U.S. surplus with Bolivia was $28.95 million.