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Bosnia-Hercegovina

Bosnia-Hercegovina ranked No. 154 in total trade value through February with a total of $24.96 million. Exports totaled $7.21 million and Imports totaled $17.75 million, a deficit of $10.54 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $24.96 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $4,700,216
2Port of Houston $4,655,411
3Port of Newark $3,682,339
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,313,290
5Port of Charleston $1,117,639
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,114,906
7Port of Los Angeles $1,070,813
8Port of New York $699,389
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $697,004
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $626,327

U.S. trade with Bosnia-Hercegovina rose to $24.96 million through February

Bosnia-Hercegovina’s trade with the United States rose to $24.96 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 6.09 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Bosnia-Hercegovina’s exports increased 41.43 percent while imports fell 3.68 percent. The U.S. deficit with Bosnia-Hercegovina was $10.54 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Virginia; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of Newark; No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga.; and No. 5 Port of Charleston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Baltimore, Md. No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 3 Port of Newark No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Virginia. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 61.99 percent of Bosnia-Hercegovina’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Virginia rose 185.96 percent to $4.7 million.
    Exports totaled $65,010. Imports rose 182 percent to $4.64 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 77.99 percent to $4.66 million.
    Exports rose 66.7 percent to $4.17 million. Imports rose 325.86 percent to $485,137.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Newark rose 38.48 percent to $3.68 million.
    Exports rose 0.94 percent to $77,509. Imports rose 39.6 percent to $3.6 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 82.03 percent to $1.31 million.
    Exports rose 113.73 percent to $128,278. Imports rose 79.16 percent to $1.19 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Charleston rose 6.17 percent to $1.12 million.
    Exports totaled $60,707. Imports rose 0.4 percent to $1.06 million.

Bosnia-Hercegovina ranked No. 154 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 157.

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 Bosnia-Hercegovina by value through February were the categories of Anml/Veg Fats & Oils Chem Modified; Inedbl Mx 1518; Raw hides, skins of cows, horses; Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc.; Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade; and Organo-sulfur compounds, respectively. They accounted for 66.67 percent of total exports to Bosnia-Hercegovina.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Bosnia-Hercegovina –– Hydrogen, raw gases; Women’s or girls’ overcoats, etc.; Plastic shoes; Leather shoes; and Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools –– accounted for 62.36 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 47.65 percent compared to last year to $3.71 million.
  • Raw hides, skins of cows, horses fell 27.88 percent compared to last year to $332,812.
  • Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. rose 129.8 percent compared to last year to $268,866.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade totaled $261,007. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Organo-sulfur compounds totaled $236,520. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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

  • Hydrogen, raw gases fell 0.97 percent compared to last year to $5.37 million.
  • Women’s or girls’ overcoats, etc. rose 27.94 percent compared to last year to $1.67 million.
  • Plastic shoes rose 118.46 percent compared to last year to $1.44 million.
  • Leather shoes rose 42.69 percent compared to last year to $1.41 million.
  • Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools rose 141.35 percent compared to last year to $1.18 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.