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Bosnia-Hercegovina

Bosnia-Hercegovina ranked No. 158 in total trade value through March with a total of $36.77 million. Exports totaled $10.72 million and Imports totaled $26.05 million, a deficit of $15.33 million.

January – March 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $36.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $6,664,142
2Port of Virginia $6,598,825
3Port of Newark $5,487,616
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,322,946
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,634,303
6Port of Charleston $1,507,186
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,370,318
8Port of Los Angeles $1,350,295
9Port of New York $954,607
10Los Angeles International Airport $750,477

U.S. trade with Bosnia-Hercegovina rose to $36.77 million through March

Bosnia-Hercegovina’s trade with the United States rose to $36.77 million through the first three months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 1.79 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Bosnia-Hercegovina’s exports increased 17.18 percent while imports fell 7.92 percent. The U.S. deficit with Bosnia-Hercegovina was $15.33 million.

Through March, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Houston; No. 2 Port of Virginia; No. 3 Port of Newark; No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga.; and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md. No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 61.75 percent of Bosnia-Hercegovina’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Houston rose 42.11 percent to $6.66 million.
    Exports rose 32.71 percent to $5.9 million. Imports rose 212.48 percent to $766,410.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Virginia rose 36.96 percent to $6.6 million.
    Exports totaled $65,010. Imports rose 35.61 percent to $6.53 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Newark rose 10.4 percent to $5.49 million.
    Exports rose 220.15 percent to $425,710. Imports rose 4.63 percent to $5.06 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 41.73 percent to $2.32 million.
    Exports rose 245.78 percent to $228,278. Imports rose 33.17 percent to $2.09 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 66.35 percent to $1.63 million.
    Exports fell 83.14 percent to $187,835. Imports fell 61.36 percent to $1.45 million.

Bosnia-Hercegovina ranked No. 158 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 154.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.01 trillion, up 0.65 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 1.42 percent to $408.22 billion; imports climbed 0.13 percent to $598.47 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 $190.25 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $195.16 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Bosnia-Hercegovina by value through March were the categories of Anml/Veg Fats & Oils Chem Modified; Inedbl Mx 1518; Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc.; Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; Raw hides, skins of cows, horses; and Computers, respectively. They accounted for 63.88 percent of total exports to Bosnia-Hercegovina.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Bosnia-Hercegovina –– Hydrogen, raw gases; Plastic shoes; Women’s or girls’ overcoats, etc.; Leather shoes; and Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools –– accounted for 57.14 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Bosnia-Hercegovina:

  • Anml/Veg Fats & Oils Chem Modified; Inedbl Mx 1518 rose 23.02 percent compared to last year to $5.4 million.
  • Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. rose 51.1 percent compared to last year to $406,146.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade totaled $361,782. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Raw hides, skins of cows, horses fell 59.47 percent compared to last year to $361,572.
  • Computers rose 611.4 percent compared to last year to $322,021.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Bosnia-Hercegovina:

  • Hydrogen, raw gases fell 21.39 percent compared to last year to $6.52 million.
  • Plastic shoes rose 79.46 percent compared to last year to $3 million.
  • Women’s or girls’ overcoats, etc. rose 3.5 percent compared to last year to $2.06 million.
  • Leather shoes rose 35.18 percent compared to last year to $1.97 million.
  • Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools rose 103.76 percent compared to last year to $1.34 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Bosnia-Hercegovina recorded $113.04 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Baltimore; Houston; Atlanta/Savannah; and Charleston. Total U.S. exports to Bosnia-Hercegovina were $ 27.59 million and imports from Bosnia-Hercegovina were $85.44 million. The U.S. deficit with Bosnia-Hercegovina was $57.85 million.