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Comoros

Comoros ranked No. 215 in total trade value through October with a total of $5.36 million. Exports totaled $2.54 million and Imports totaled $2.82 million, a deficit of $278,939.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $5.36 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Bangor, Maine $2,000,000
2Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,190,500
3Port of Newark $442,350
4Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah $430,000
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $366,705
6Port Miami $280,140
7Port of New York $198,200
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $150,710
9Los Angeles International Airport $47,196
10Port Everglades, Fla. $45,678

U.S. trade with Comoros rose to $5.36 million through October

Comoros’s trade with the United States rose to $5.36 million through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 11.03 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Comoros’s exports increased 130.53 percent while imports fell 42.73 percent. The U.S. deficit with Comoros was $278,939.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings 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.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 Port Miami No. 3 Port of Boston No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 82.62 percent of Comoros’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Bangor, Maine totaled $2 million.
    Exports totaled $2 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. totaled $1.19 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.19 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Newark fell 90.67 percent to $442,350.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 90.67 percent to $442,350.
  • Trade with No. 4 Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah totaled $430,000.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $430,000.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash. totaled $366,705.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $366,705.

Comoros ranked No. 215 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 212.

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 Comoros by value through October were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen; Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing; and Cell phones, related equipment, respectively. They accounted for 96.02 percent of total exports to Comoros.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Comoros –– Vanilla Beans; Cloves (Whole Fruit, Cloves and Stems); Essential oil resins; Computer parts; and Salvage –– accounted for 98.9 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts totaled $2 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 53.7 percent compared to last year to $280,140.
  • Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen fell 63.1 percent compared to last year to $69,549.
  • Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing totaled $45,660. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 96.48 percent compared to last year to $44,925.

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

  • Vanilla Beans fell 63.05 percent compared to last year to $1.56 million.
  • Cloves (Whole Fruit, Cloves and Stems) rose 41.92 percent compared to last year to $745,600.
  • Essential oil resins rose 242.15 percent compared to last year to $443,130.
  • Computer parts totaled $24,338. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Salvage rose 250.94 percent compared to last year to $18,993.

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.