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Comoros

Comoros ranked No. 216 in total trade value through February with a total of $781,509. Exports totaled $361,660 and Imports totaled $419,849, a deficit of $58,189.

U.S. trade with Comoros rose to $781,509 through February

Comoros’s trade with the United States rose to $781,509 through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 49.39 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Comoros’s exports increased 127.98 percent while imports fell 69.7 percent. The U.S. deficit with Comoros was $58,189.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 Port Miami; No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport; and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif. No. 3 Port of Newark No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 99.12 percent of Comoros’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark rose 359.42 percent to $386,600.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 359.42 percent to $386,600.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port Miami rose 918 percent to $277,334.
    Exports rose 918 percent to $277,334. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla. rose 82.55 percent to $69,330.
    Exports rose 82.55 percent to $69,330. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport totaled $28,023.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $28,023.
  • Trade with No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 239.42 percent to $13,373.
    Exports totaled $9,090. Imports rose 8.71 percent to $4,283.

Comoros ranked No. 216 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 205.

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 Comoros by value through February were the categories of Motor vehicles for transporting people; Paper, Carbon, Self-Copy Etc, Rolls Etc 4809; Polymers of vinyl chloride; Civilian aircraft, parts; and Low value shipments, respectively. They accounted for 99.21 percent of total exports to Comoros.

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

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

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 918 percent compared to last year to $277,334.
  • Paper, Carbon, Self-Copy Etc, Rolls Etc 4809 totaled $41,800. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Polymers of vinyl chloride totaled $24,670. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts totaled $9,090. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Low value shipments rose 127.94 percent compared to last year to $5,906.

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

  • Cloves (Whole Fruit, Cloves and Stems) rose 104.33 percent compared to last year to $386,600.
  • Essential oil resins totaled $28,023. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Collectors items of historic or botanic interest totaled $4,283. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Salvage fell 48.55 percent compared to last year to $943.

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.