Comoros

Comoros ranked No. 213 in total trade value through June with a total of $2.83 million. Exports totaled $684,611 and Imports totaled $2.15 million, a deficit of $1.46 million.

U.S. trade with Comoros rose to $2.83 million through June

Comoros’s trade with the United States rose to $2.83 million through the first six months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 0.41 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Comoros decreased 35.82 percent while U.S. imports from Comoros rose 22.45 percent. The U.S. deficit with Comoros was $1.46 million.

Through June, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va.; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 4 Port Miami; and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport. During the same period the previous year, the top five 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. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 98.19 percent of Comoros’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 8136.19 percent to $1.7 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 8136.19 percent to $1.7 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark fell 31.75 percent to $481,850.
    Exports rose 167.64 percent to $165,000. Imports fell 50.83 percent to $316,850.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 1031.02 percent to $282,755.
    Exports rose 1031.02 percent to $282,755. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port Miami fell 68.01 percent to $183,811.
    Exports fell 68.01 percent to $183,811. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 30.56 percent to $126,790.
    Exports totaled $16,147. Imports rose 13.93 percent to $110,643.

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

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.77 trillion, down 57.4 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 58.23 percent to $687.16 billion; imports dropped 56.85 percent to $1.08 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Canada; Mexico; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $391.01 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $853.23 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Comoros by value through June were the categories of Chicken and other poultry; Passenger vehicles; Mussels, scallops, other mollusks; Cell phones, related equipment; and Low value shipments, respectively. They accounted for 98.83 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; Garments, of felt; and Antiques –– accounted for 99.93 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Chicken and other poultry rose 1102.45 percent compared to last year to $300,612.
  • Passenger vehicles fell 68.01 percent compared to last year to $183,811.
  • Mussels, scallops, other mollusks totaled $165,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment totaled $16,147. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Low value shipments fell 36.26 percent compared to last year to $11,041.

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

  • Vanilla Beans totaled $1.69 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Cloves (Whole Fruit, Cloves and Stems) fell 50.83 percent compared to last year to $316,850.
  • Essential oil resins fell 88.22 percent compared to last year to $128,711.
  • Garments, of felt totaled $9,824. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Antiques totaled $3,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Comoros recorded $3.58 million in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to Comoros were $ 1.51 million and imports from Comoros were $2.06 million. The U.S. deficit with Comoros was $551,045.