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Congo (Brazzaville)

Congo (Brazzaville) ranked No. 102 in total trade value through August with a total of $615.41 million. Exports totaled $69.08 million and Imports totaled $546.33 million, a deficit of $477.26 million.

January – August 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $615.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, Dela. $470,434,609
2Port of Chester, Penn. $27,417,859
3Port of Houston $24,957,171
4Port of New Orleans $13,099,563
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $12,925,505
6Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. $12,002,781
7Port of Portsmouth, N.H. $7,807,570
8Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $6,317,193
9Port of Virginia $6,112,272
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $5,283,493

U.S. trade with Congo (Brazzaville) rose to $615.41 million through August

Congo (Brazzaville)’s trade with the United States rose to $615.41 million through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 37.16 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Congo (Brazzaville) increased 10.22 percent while U.S. imports from Congo (Brazzaville) rose 41.53 percent. The U.S. deficit with Congo (Brazzaville) was $477.26 million.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela.; No. 2 Port of Chester, Penn.; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 Port of New Orleans; and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela. No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 89.18 percent of Congo (Brazzaville)’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 193.66 percent to $470.43 million.
    Exports totaled $9,000. Imports rose 193.66 percent to $470.43 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Chester, Penn. fell 44.69 percent to $27.42 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 44.69 percent to $27.42 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Houston rose 60.35 percent to $24.96 million.
    Exports rose 53.44 percent to $23.49 million. Imports rose 475.78 percent to $1.47 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of New Orleans fell 55.32 percent to $13.1 million.
    Exports fell 51.39 percent to $2.02 million. Imports fell 55.97 percent to $11.08 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 14.46 percent to $12.93 million.
    Exports fell 14.73 percent to $12.8 million. Imports rose 28.01 percent to $124,296.

Congo (Brazzaville) ranked No. 102 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 106.

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 Congo (Brazzaville) by value through August were the categories of Chicken and other poultry; Parts for heavy machinery; Pumps for dispensing liquids; Plastics; and Motor vehicles for transporting people, respectively. They accounted for 60.38 percent of total exports to Congo (Brazzaville).

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Congo (Brazzaville) –– Oil; Gasoline, other fuels; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; and Antiques –– accounted for 98.84 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Congo (Brazzaville):

  • Chicken and other poultry fell 5.05 percent compared to last year to $25.82 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 160.51 percent compared to last year to $8.12 million.
  • Pumps for dispensing liquids rose 379.06 percent compared to last year to $3.12 million.
  • Plastics rose 332.15 percent compared to last year to $2.63 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 82.31 percent compared to last year to $2.03 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Congo (Brazzaville):

  • Oil rose 78.45 percent compared to last year to $497.84 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 71.05 percent compared to last year to $23.04 million.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 34.16 percent compared to last year to $9.29 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 2.43 percent compared to last year to $7.81 million.
  • Antiques rose 97.41 percent compared to last year to $2.01 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Congo (Brazzaville) recorded $245.01 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Houston; Philadelphia; Atlanta/Savannah; New York City; and Charleston. Total U.S. exports to Congo (Brazzaville) were $ 116.74 million and imports from Congo (Brazzaville) were $128.26 million. The U.S. deficit with Congo (Brazzaville) was $11.52 million.