|1||Plasma, vaccines, blood||$6.11 M|
|2||Cell phones, related equipment||$4.05 M|
|3||Rubber tires||$2.16 M|
|4||Auxiliary machinery used with textile machines||$1.65 M|
|5||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$1.41 M|
|7||Machinery for sorting minerals, ores||$1.29 M|
|8||Civilian aircraft, parts||$1.25 M|
|10||Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools||$980,292|
|1||Paintings, drawings and other artwork||$1 M|
|2||Value added to a returned import||$271,772|
|3||Misc. printed matter, including photos||$266,500|
|4||Vegetable waxes, beeswax, etc.||$240,764|
|6||Granite, marble, other stones||$165,778|
|8||Machinery for heating and sterilizing||$75,861|
|9||Plants for pharmacy, perfume, insecticides||$75,588|
|10||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$65,000|
Top Trading Ports
Total Trade: $41.51 million
|1||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$13,239,231|
|2||Port of New York||$4,219,473|
|3||Port of Houston||$3,946,689|
|4||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$2,658,869|
|5||Miami International Airport||$1,997,031|
|6||Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va.||$1,801,502|
|7||Los Angeles International Airport||$1,648,776|
|8||Port of Corpus Christi, Texas||$1,375,000|
|9||Port of Virginia||$1,170,094|
|10||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$985,836|
U.S. trade with Mali rose to $41.51 million through August
Mali’s trade with the United States rose to $41.51 million through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 31.94 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Mali decreased 33.61 percent while U.S. imports from Mali rose 1.67 percent. The U.S. surplus with Mali was $35.64 million.
Through August, 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 Houston; No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga.; and No. 5 Miami International Airport. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Fort Worth Alliance Airport, Texas No. 2 Port of New York No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 62.78 percent of Mali’s U.S. trade.
Among those top five:
- Trade with No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 132.79 percent to $13.24 million.
Exports rose 165.92 percent to $11.98 million. Imports rose 6.66 percent to $1.26 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Port of New York fell 38.72 percent to $4.22 million.
Exports fell 38.63 percent to $4.22 million. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 3 Port of Houston fell 26.42 percent to $3.95 million.
Exports fell 26.81 percent to $3.9 million. Imports rose 25.26 percent to $49,910.
- Trade with No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 48.74 percent to $2.66 million.
Exports fell 48.74 percent to $2.66 million. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 5 Miami International Airport rose 416.84 percent to $2 million.
Exports rose 432.06 percent to $1.98 million. Imports rose 19.64 percent to $17,060.
Mali ranked No. 179 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 173.
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 Mali by value through August were the categories of Plasma, vaccines, blood; Cell phones, related equipment; Rubber tires; Auxiliary machinery used with textile machines; and Motor vehicles for transporting people, respectively. They accounted for 39.88 percent of total exports to Mali.
The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Mali –– Paintings, drawings and other artwork; Value added to a returned import; Misc. printed matter, including photos; Vegetable waxes, beeswax, etc.; and Computer chips –– accounted for 66.4 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Mali:
- Plasma, vaccines, blood rose 204.72 percent compared to last year to $6.11 million.
- Cell phones, related equipment rose 566.63 percent compared to last year to $4.05 million.
- Rubber tires fell 35.2 percent compared to last year to $2.16 million.
- Auxiliary machinery used with textile machines rose 3.35 percent compared to last year to $1.65 million.
- Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 30.21 percent compared to last year to $1.41 million.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Mali:
- Paintings, drawings and other artwork rose 1277.81 percent compared to last year to $1 million.
- Value added to a returned import rose 188.26 percent compared to last year to $271,772.
- Misc. printed matter, including photos rose 3928.11 percent compared to last year to $266,500.
- Vegetable waxes, beeswax, etc. rose 91.08 percent compared to last year to $240,764.
- Computer chips rose 6317.88 percent compared to last year to $169,432.
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.