Bolivia

Bolivia ranked No. 103 in total trade value through June with a total of $371.96 million. Exports totaled $191.09 million and Imports totaled $180.87 million, a surplus of $10.23 million.

U.S. trade with Bolivia rose to $371.96 million through June

Bolivia’s trade with the United States rose to $371.96 million through the first six months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 25.42 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Bolivia decreased 28.14 percent while U.S. imports from Bolivia fell 22.3 percent. The U.S. surplus with Bolivia was $10.23 million.

Through June, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Miami Int’l Airport; No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla.; and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Miami Int’l Airport; No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 76.1 percent of Bolivia’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Miami Int’l Airport fell 27.02 percent to $145.31 million.
    Exports fell 24.43 percent to $91.98 million. Imports fell 31.09 percent to $53.32 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 7.55 percent to $61.72 million.
    Exports fell 36.86 percent to $4.73 million. Imports fell 3.85 percent to $56.99 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Houston fell 30.12 percent to $28.12 million.
    Exports fell 25.1 percent to $27.4 million. Imports fell 80.25 percent to $723,916.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. fell 33.67 percent to $27.94 million.
    Exports fell 33.33 percent to $26.35 million. Imports fell 38.75 percent to $1.59 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 17.45 percent to $19.98 million.
    Exports rose 4.93 percent to $1.08 million. Imports fell 18.44 percent to $18.9 million.

Bolivia ranked No. 103 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 98.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.77 trillion, down 57.4 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 58.23 percent to $687.16 billion; imports dropped 56.85 percent to $1.08 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Canada; Mexico; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $391.01 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $853.23 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Bolivia by value through June were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Cell phones, related equipment; Prepared foods, beverages; Computers; and Compressors and pumps, respectively. They accounted for 28.48 percent of total exports to Bolivia.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Bolivia –– Tin, unwrought; Gold; Silver, various forms; Misc. cereals, including buckwheat, millet, canary; and Tungsten ores, concentrates –– accounted for 76.05 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 23.81 percent compared to last year to $16.09 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 42.15 percent compared to last year to $12.93 million.
  • Prepared foods, beverages rose 73.88 percent compared to last year to $10.07 million.
  • Computers fell 24.29 percent compared to last year to $8.77 million.
  • Compressors and pumps rose 538.59 percent compared to last year to $6.56 million.

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

  • Tin, unwrought fell 5.47 percent compared to last year to $62.66 million.
  • Gold rose 42.7 percent compared to last year to $22.9 million.
  • Silver, various forms fell 52.82 percent compared to last year to $21.49 million.
  • Misc. cereals, including buckwheat, millet, canary rose 15.03 percent compared to last year to $21.4 million.
  • Tungsten ores, concentrates fell 48.94 percent compared to last year to $9.1 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Bolivia recorded $992.81 million in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to Bolivia were $ 537.97 million and imports from Bolivia were $454.83 million. The U.S. surplus with Bolivia was $83.14 million.