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Burundi

Burundi ranked No. 192 in total trade value through February with a total of $3.26 million. Exports totaled $136,953 and Imports totaled $3.13 million, a deficit of $2.99 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $3.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $1,131,384
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $968,819
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $406,852
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $276,100
5Port of Virginia $133,636
6Port of Long Beach $118,916
7Miami International Airport $87,669
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $50,905
9Port of Houston $35,000
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $20,405

U.S. trade with Burundi rose to $3.26 million through February

Burundi’s trade with the United States rose to $3.26 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 48.89 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Burundi’s exports decreased 39.57 percent while imports rose 59.09 percent. The U.S. deficit with Burundi was $2.99 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif.; No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash.; and No. 5 Port of Virginia. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 Port of San Francisco, Calif. No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif. No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 89.41 percent of Burundi’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark rose 30.47 percent to $1.13 million.
    Exports fell 81.08 percent to $8,193. Imports rose 36.34 percent to $1.12 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 802.06 percent to $968,819.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 844.54 percent to $968,819.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 34.35 percent to $406,852.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 34.35 percent to $406,852.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 340.36 percent to $276,100.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 340.36 percent to $276,100.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Virginia rose 33.86 percent to $133,636.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 85.4 percent to $133,636.

Burundi ranked No. 192 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 198.

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 Burundi by value through February were the categories of Misc. medical chemical re-agents; Worn clothing, other worn textile articles; Computers; Returned exports, with change; and Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks, respectively. They accounted for 84.27 percent of total exports to Burundi.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Burundi –– Coffee; Tungsten ores, concentrates; Cigars, cigarettes; Frozen fish; and Collectors items of historic or botanic interest –– accounted for 99.9 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents rose 572.92 percent compared to last year to $48,450.
  • Worn clothing, other worn textile articles totaled $30,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Computers fell 56.09 percent compared to last year to $17,962.
  • Returned exports, with change rose 107 percent compared to last year to $10,000.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks totaled $9,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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

  • Coffee rose 64.2 percent compared to last year to $2.78 million.
  • Tungsten ores, concentrates fell 2.64 percent compared to last year to $244,172.
  • Cigars, cigarettes totaled $87,669. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Frozen fish totaled $4,500. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Collectors items of historic or botanic interest totaled $2,455. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Burundi recorded $17.1 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Houston; New York City; San Francisco; Charleston; and Seattle. Total U.S. exports to Burundi were $ 8.13 million and imports from Burundi were $8.97 million. The U.S. deficit with Burundi was $832,396.