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Mali ranked No. 180 in total trade value through February with a total of $7.57 million. Exports totaled $6.9 million and Imports totaled $669,577, a surplus of $6.23 million.

U.S. trade with Mali rose to $7.57 million through February

Mali’s trade with the United States rose to $7.57 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 9.6 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Mali’s exports decreased 9.07 percent while imports fell 14.73 percent. The U.S. surplus with Mali was $6.23 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 2 Port of New York; No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport; and No. 5 Port of Virginia. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of New York No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 73.53 percent of Mali’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 111.24 percent to $2.68 million.
    Exports rose 199.78 percent to $2.67 million. Imports fell 98.85 percent to $4,303.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of New York fell 60.03 percent to $1.17 million.
    Exports fell 59.89 percent to $1.17 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 9.4 percent to $682,914.
    Exports fell 9.4 percent to $682,914. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport rose 202.41 percent to $644,620.
    Exports rose 202.61 percent to $632,564. Imports rose 192.27 percent to $12,056.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Virginia rose 504.2 percent to $395,752.
    Exports rose 427.71 percent to $345,652. Imports totaled $50,100.

Mali ranked No. 180 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 179.

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 Mali by value through February were the categories of Plasma, vaccines, blood; Cell phones, related equipment; Rubber tires; Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts; and Motor vehicles for transporting people, respectively. They accounted for 52.64 percent of total exports to Mali.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Mali –– Vegetable waxes, beeswax, etc.; Value added to a returned import; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Religious, educational or scientific instruments; and Granite, marble, other stones –– accounted for 86.8 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Plasma, vaccines, blood totaled $1.23 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 208.62 percent compared to last year to $1.13 million.
  • Rubber tires totaled $484,815. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts rose 451.87 percent compared to last year to $460,505.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 21.79 percent compared to last year to $319,444.

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

  • Vegetable waxes, beeswax, etc. totaled $240,764. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $169,325. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people totaled $65,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Religious, educational or scientific instruments totaled $60,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Granite, marble, other stones totaled $46,100. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Mali recorded $64.91 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Houston; Atlanta/Savannah; Baltimore; and Chicago. Total U.S. exports to Mali were $ 61.99 million and imports from Mali were $2.92 million. The U.S. surplus with Mali was $59.07 million.