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Cameroon

Cameroon ranked No. 131 in total trade value through February with a total of $55.55 million. Exports totaled $24.08 million and Imports totaled $31.47 million, a deficit of $7.4 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $55.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $16,383,424
2Port of Houston $15,591,226
3Port of Newark $4,946,838
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,208,506
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,867,268
6Los Angeles International Airport $1,706,603
7Port of Long Beach $1,672,339
8Port of Virginia $1,457,557
9Port of Wilmington, N.C. $1,336,836
10Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $1,021,286

U.S. trade with Cameroon rose to $55.55 million through February

Cameroon’s trade with the United States rose to $55.55 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 41.44 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Cameroon’s exports decreased 49.8 percent while imports fell 32.89 percent. The U.S. deficit with Cameroon was $7.4 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of New York; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of Newark; No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga.; and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 Port of Pascagoula, Miss. No. 3 Port of Houston No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Burlington International Airport, Vt.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 77.4 percent of Cameroon’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of New York rose 930.78 percent to $16.38 million.
    Exports fell 2.65 percent to $1.55 million. Imports totaled $14.84 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 121.1 percent to $15.59 million.
    Exports rose 117.44 percent to $14.58 million. Imports rose 192.2 percent to $1.01 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Newark fell 86.61 percent to $4.95 million.
    Exports fell 99.39 percent to $164,574. Imports fell 51.05 percent to $4.78 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 136.89 percent to $4.21 million.
    Exports rose 140.01 percent to $3.56 million. Imports rose 121.16 percent to $650,258.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 1.29 percent to $1.87 million.
    Exports fell 73.08 percent to $481,610. Imports rose 2447.45 percent to $1.39 million.

Cameroon ranked No. 131 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 113.

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 Cameroon by value through February were the categories of Miscellaneous machines, parts; Aircraft engines, engine parts; Acrylic polymers; Prepared foods, beverages; and Malt extract, less than 40% cocoa, respectively. They accounted for 42.58 percent of total exports to Cameroon.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Cameroon –– Gasoline, other fuels; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Cocoa Paste, Defatted or Not 1803; Value added to a returned import; and Rubber –– accounted for 87.1 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Miscellaneous machines, parts rose 443.32 percent compared to last year to $4.59 million.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 1391.79 percent compared to last year to $1.78 million.
  • Acrylic polymers rose 277.09 percent compared to last year to $1.34 million.
  • Prepared foods, beverages rose 107.48 percent compared to last year to $1.33 million.
  • Malt extract, less than 40% cocoa totaled $1.21 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 35.66 percent compared to last year to $14.83 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 61.2 percent compared to last year to $4.68 million.
  • Cocoa Paste, Defatted or Not 1803 rose 75.14 percent compared to last year to $3.6 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 13.88 percent compared to last year to $2.35 million.
  • Rubber rose 10.19 percent compared to last year to $1.96 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Cameroon recorded $279.2 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Houston; New York City; Atlanta/Savannah; Charleston; and Norfolk. Total U.S. exports to Cameroon were $ 159.71 million and imports from Cameroon were $119.5 million. The U.S. surplus with Cameroon was $40.21 million.