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Brunei

Brunei ranked No. 132 in total trade value through October with a total of $318.28 million. Exports totaled $229.74 million and Imports totaled $88.54 million, a surplus of $141.21 million.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $318.28 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Everett, Wash. $130,756,497
2Port of Honolulu, Hawaii $30,389,994
3Port of Anacortes, Wash. $29,966,987
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $15,611,598
5Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif. $15,329,986
6Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $12,118,730
7Port of Los Angeles $8,468,467
8Port of Philadelphia $7,931,994
9Low-Valued Imports and Exports $7,356,634
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $6,321,573

U.S. trade with Brunei rose to $318.28 million through October

Brunei’s trade with the United States rose to $318.28 million through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 157.37 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Brunei’s exports increased 121.95 percent while imports rose 339.32 percent. The U.S. surplus with Brunei was $141.21 million.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Everett, Wash.; No. 2 Port of Honolulu, Hawaii; No. 3 Port of Anacortes, Wash.; No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport; and No. 5 Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Mobile, Ala. No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. No. 4 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 69.77 percent of Brunei’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Everett, Wash. totaled $130.76 million.
    Exports totaled $130.76 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Honolulu, Hawaii totaled $30.39 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $30.39 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Anacortes, Wash. rose 288.45 percent to $29.97 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 288.45 percent to $29.97 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 15.86 percent to $15.61 million.
    Exports fell 24.1 percent to $11.96 million. Imports rose 30.57 percent to $3.65 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Shell Oil Terminal, Martinez, Calif. totaled $15.33 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $15.33 million.

Brunei ranked No. 132 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 $3.51 trillion, up 9.44 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 8.95 percent to $1.39 trillion; imports climbed 9.77 percent to $2.12 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are China; Canada; Mexico; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $732.48 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $657.79 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Brunei by value through October were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Machinery for heating and sterilizing; Compressors and pumps; Low value shipments; and Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks, respectively. They accounted for 75.61 percent of total exports to Brunei.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Brunei –– Oil; Value added to a returned import; Iron and steel pipes and tubing; Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted; and Seamless iron tubes and pipes –– accounted for 96.77 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 1921.84 percent compared to last year to $136.21 million.
  • Machinery for heating and sterilizing rose 41921 percent compared to last year to $16.8 million.
  • Compressors and pumps rose 1620.73 percent compared to last year to $8.84 million.
  • Low value shipments fell 3.29 percent compared to last year to $7.36 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 151.13 percent compared to last year to $4.5 million.

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

  • Oil rose 881.11 percent compared to last year to $75.69 million.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 6.55 percent compared to last year to $6.33 million.
  • Iron and steel pipes and tubing totaled $1.86 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted rose 2.46 percent compared to last year to $1.39 million.
  • Seamless iron tubes and pipes totaled $402,400. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Brunei recorded $143.94 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Mobile; New York City; Los Angeles; Atlanta/Savannah; and Houston. Total U.S. exports to Brunei were $ 121.14 million and imports from Brunei were $22.8 million. The U.S. surplus with Brunei was $98.34 million.