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Comoros

Comoros ranked No. 218 in total trade value through August with a total of $2.99 million. Exports totaled $1.18 million and Imports totaled $1.81 million, a deficit of $621,652.

January – August 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $2.99 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah $975,038
2Port of Newark $706,050
3Port Miami $606,451
4Port of Houston $303,765
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $133,945
6Port Everglades, Fla. $69,330
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $60,711
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $25,000
9Miami International Airport $22,588
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $21,373

U.S. trade with Comoros rose to $2.99 million through August

Comoros’s trade with the United States rose to $2.99 million through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 43.69 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Comoros decreased 52.55 percent while U.S. imports from Comoros fell 35.83 percent. The U.S. deficit with Comoros was $621,652.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 Port Miami; No. 4 Port of Houston; and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Bangor, Maine No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. No. 3 Port of Newark No. 4 Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 91.17 percent of Comoros’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah rose 126.75 percent to $975,038.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 126.75 percent to $975,038.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark rose 59.61 percent to $706,050.
    Exports totaled $61,650. Imports rose 45.68 percent to $644,400.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port Miami rose 116.48 percent to $606,451.
    Exports rose 116.48 percent to $606,451. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Houston rose 785.87 percent to $303,765.
    Exports rose 785.87 percent to $303,765. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 478.85 percent to $133,945.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 920.14 percent to $133,945.

Comoros ranked No. 218 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 213.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.77 trillion, down 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.71 percent to $1.1 trillion; imports dropped 0.07 percent to $1.67 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $575.47 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $568.8 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Comoros by value through August were the categories of Motor vehicles for transporting people; Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters; X-ray apparatus; Fresh apples, pears; and Paper, Carbon, Self-Copy Etc, Rolls Etc 4809, respectively. They accounted for 90.76 percent of total exports to Comoros.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Comoros –– Essential oil resins; Cloves (Whole Fruit, Cloves and Stems); Insulated wire, cable; Salvage; and Collectors items of historic or botanic interest –– accounted for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 116.48 percent compared to last year to $606,451.
  • Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters totaled $303,765. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • X-ray apparatus totaled $61,650. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Fresh apples, pears totaled $60,711. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Paper, Carbon, Self-Copy Etc, Rolls Etc 4809 totaled $41,800. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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

  • Essential oil resins rose 158.05 percent compared to last year to $1.14 million.
  • Cloves (Whole Fruit, Cloves and Stems) fell 13.57 percent compared to last year to $644,400.
  • Insulated wire, cable totaled $8,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Salvage fell 65.92 percent compared to last year to $5,276.
  • Collectors items of historic or botanic interest totaled $4,283. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Comoros recorded $6.45 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Miami; Boston; Houston; and Chicago. Total U.S. exports to Comoros were $ 1.38 million and imports from Comoros were $5.07 million. The U.S. deficit with Comoros was $3.7 million.