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Mauritius

Mauritius ranked No. 128 in total trade value through October with a total of $358.14 million. Exports totaled $98.32 million and Imports totaled $259.82 million, a deficit of $161.49 million.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $358.14 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $92,597,048
2Port of Newark $67,399,408
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $35,589,193
4Port of Los Angeles $34,755,694
5Port of Houston $29,654,698
6Port of Charleston $23,134,360
7Port of Virginia $21,243,409
8Miami International Airport $5,509,561
9Los Angeles International Airport $5,007,746
10Port of New Orleans $4,022,860

U.S. trade with Mauritius rose to $358.14 million through October

Mauritius’s trade with the United States rose to $358.14 million through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 23.09 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Mauritius’s exports increased 68.85 percent while imports rose 11.64 percent. The U.S. deficit with Mauritius was $161.49 million.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport; No. 4 Port of Los Angeles; and No. 5 Port of Houston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 3 Port of Charleston No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 72.6 percent of Mauritius’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 69.28 percent to $92.6 million.
    Exports rose 72.82 percent to $3.4 million. Imports rose 69.15 percent to $89.19 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark rose 8.06 percent to $67.4 million.
    Exports fell 61.85 percent to $1.32 million. Imports rose 12.17 percent to $66.08 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 157.04 percent to $35.59 million.
    Exports rose 1560.3 percent to $29.16 million. Imports fell 46.83 percent to $6.43 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Los Angeles rose 57.47 percent to $34.76 million.
    Exports fell 12.99 percent to $866,341. Imports rose 60.8 percent to $33.89 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Houston rose 15.43 percent to $29.65 million.
    Exports rose 27.24 percent to $28.69 million. Imports fell 69.4 percent to $960,844.

Mauritius ranked No. 128 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 125.

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 Mauritius by value through October were the categories of Aircraft engines, engine parts; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Low value shipments; Civilian aircraft, parts; and Tractors, respectively. They accounted for 66.18 percent of total exports to Mauritius.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Mauritius –– Men’s or boys’ shirts, not knitted or crocheted; Diamonds, not mounted; Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish; Men’s or boys’ slacks, suits, not knit; and Cane, beet sugar, solid form –– accounted for 76.61 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 241946 percent compared to last year to $28.06 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 41.02 percent compared to last year to $27.88 million.
  • Low value shipments rose 80.37 percent compared to last year to $3.94 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 7.12 percent compared to last year to $2.92 million.
  • Tractors rose 53.17 percent compared to last year to $2.27 million.

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

  • Men’s or boys’ shirts, not knitted or crocheted fell 0.35 percent compared to last year to $81.9 million.
  • Diamonds, not mounted rose 47.91 percent compared to last year to $62.21 million.
  • Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish rose 25.03 percent compared to last year to $33.05 million.
  • Men’s or boys’ slacks, suits, not knit fell 16.57 percent compared to last year to $13.51 million.
  • Cane, beet sugar, solid form rose 6.01 percent compared to last year to $8.38 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Mauritius recorded $348.17 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Los Angeles; Charleston; Houston; and Norfolk. Total U.S. exports to Mauritius were $ 63.31 million and imports from Mauritius were $284.86 million. The U.S. deficit with Mauritius was $221.55 million.