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Senegal

Senegal ranked No. 129 in total trade value through October with a total of $352.75 million. Exports totaled $242.21 million and Imports totaled $110.54 million, a surplus of $131.67 million.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $352.75 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $45,184,282
2Port of Beaumont, Texas $37,113,057
3Port of New York $29,245,986
4Port of Port Arthur, Texas $29,080,000
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $26,037,889
6Port of New Orleans $24,667,904
7Port of Houston $22,909,482
8Port of Charleston $17,429,907
9Port of Philadelphia $15,564,971
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $14,393,533

U.S. trade with Senegal rose to $352.75 million through October

Senegal’s trade with the United States rose to $352.75 million through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 49.6 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Senegal’s exports increased 37.16 percent while imports rose 86.72 percent. The U.S. surplus with Senegal was $131.67 million.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 Port of Beaumont, Texas; No. 3 Port of New York; No. 4 Port of Port Arthur, Texas; and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 Port of Houston No. 3 Port of New York No. 4 Port of Beaumont, Texas and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 47.25 percent of Senegal’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark rose 48.9 percent to $45.18 million.
    Exports rose 91.11 percent to $10.56 million. Imports rose 39.5 percent to $34.62 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Beaumont, Texas rose 65.99 percent to $37.11 million.
    Exports rose 65.99 percent to $37.11 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of New York rose 22.24 percent to $29.25 million.
    Exports rose 22.29 percent to $29.24 million. Imports fell 73.84 percent to $3,600.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Port Arthur, Texas totaled $29.08 million.
    Exports totaled $29.08 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 23.66 percent to $26.04 million.
    Exports fell 18.83 percent to $12.21 million. Imports rose 129.96 percent to $13.83 million.

Senegal ranked No. 129 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 136.

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 Senegal by value through October were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Petroleum products; and Soybean oil, respectively. They accounted for 54.26 percent of total exports to Senegal.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Senegal –– Wigs, other products, from human hair; Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish; Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium; Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers; and Titanium Ores and Concentrates 2614 –– accounted for 85.96 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 129.44 percent compared to last year to $51.69 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 46.75 percent compared to last year to $34.63 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 167.12 percent compared to last year to $25.9 million.
  • Petroleum products totaled $11.9 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Soybean oil rose 62.93 percent compared to last year to $7.31 million.

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

  • Wigs, other products, from human hair rose 27.56 percent compared to last year to $31.03 million.
  • Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish rose 1010.38 percent compared to last year to $26.35 million.
  • Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium rose 114.28 percent compared to last year to $16.22 million.
  • Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers totaled $10.81 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Titanium Ores and Concentrates 2614 rose 3.98 percent compared to last year to $10.6 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Senegal recorded $283.01 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Houston; Atlanta/Savannah; Port Arthur, Texas; and New Orleans. Total U.S. exports to Senegal were $ 210.61 million and imports from Senegal were $72.4 million. The U.S. surplus with Senegal was $138.2 million.