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Niger ranked No. 169 in total trade value through August with a total of $68.51 million. Exports totaled $37.39 million and Imports totaled $31.12 million, a surplus of $6.27 million.

U.S. trade with Niger rose to $68.51 million through August

Niger’s trade with the United States rose to $68.51 million through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 3.52 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Niger decreased 27.38 percent while U.S. imports from Niger rose 59.36 percent. The U.S. surplus with Niger was $6.27 million.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport; No. 2 Port of Bangor, Maine; No. 3 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas; No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport; and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Fort Worth Alliance Airport, Texas No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport No. 3 Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 58.63 percent of Niger’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport rose 160.93 percent to $22.56 million.
    Exports rose 199.61 percent to $7.33 million. Imports rose 145.68 percent to $15.23 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Bangor, Maine totaled $5.48 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $5.48 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 65.26 percent to $4.35 million.
    Exports rose 67.31 percent to $4.32 million. Imports fell 32.8 percent to $36,204.
  • Trade with No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 33.26 percent to $4.28 million.
    Exports rose 2134.12 percent to $3.78 million. Imports fell 83.56 percent to $500,032.
  • Trade with No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 23.84 percent to $3.5 million.
    Exports rose 9.75 percent to $2.58 million. Imports rose 93.75 percent to $917,105.

Niger ranked No. 169 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 169.

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 Niger by value through August were the categories of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment; Civilian aircraft, parts; Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts; Defense-related aircraft, parts; and Self-propelled heavy construction machinery, respectively. They accounted for 40.71 percent of total exports to Niger.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Niger –– Value added to a returned import; Acyclic hydrocarbons; Original sculptures and statues; Mach For Cleaning Seed Etc & Work Cereal Etc, 8437; and Machinery for sorting minerals, ores –– accounted for 93.92 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment rose 6447.43 percent compared to last year to $4.02 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 90.17 percent compared to last year to $3.04 million.
  • Tanks, armored fighting vehicles, parts rose 21714 percent compared to last year to $2.79 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 63.61 percent compared to last year to $2.71 million.
  • Self-propelled heavy construction machinery rose 4340.85 percent compared to last year to $2.67 million.

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

  • Value added to a returned import rose 59.35 percent compared to last year to $24.18 million.
  • Acyclic hydrocarbons totaled $3.21 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Original sculptures and statues totaled $880,648. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Mach For Cleaning Seed Etc & Work Cereal Etc, 8437 totaled $646,124. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Machinery for sorting minerals, ores totaled $315,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Niger recorded $51.38 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Houston; New York City; Cleveland; Atlanta/Savannah; and New Orleans. Total U.S. exports to Niger were $ 44.11 million and imports from Niger were $7.27 million. The U.S. surplus with Niger was $36.84 million.