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Sudan ranked No. 182 in total trade value through February with a total of $6.59 million. Exports totaled $4.47 million and Imports totaled $2.12 million, a surplus of $2.35 million.

U.S. trade with Sudan rose to $6.59 million through February

Sudan’s trade with the United States rose to $6.59 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 55.37 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Sudan’s exports decreased 59.35 percent while imports fell 43.77 percent. The U.S. surplus with Sudan was $2.35 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port Miami; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 4 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas; and No. 5 Port of Houston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela. No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md. No. 3 Port of Newark No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 84.5 percent of Sudan’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port Miami totaled $1.73 million.
    Exports totaled $1.73 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark fell 17.98 percent to $1.21 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 17.98 percent to $1.21 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 76.09 percent to $1.13 million.
    Exports fell 90.97 percent to $223,082. Imports fell 59.78 percent to $906,554.
  • Trade with No. 4 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 2335.02 percent to $816,950.
    Exports rose 2335.02 percent to $816,950. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Houston rose 117.38 percent to $675,690.
    Exports rose 117.38 percent to $675,690. There were no imports.

Sudan ranked No. 182 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 171.

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 Sudan by value through February were the categories of Misc. vegetable fats, oils; X-ray apparatus; Computers; Tractors; and Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing, respectively. They accounted for 84.28 percent of total exports to Sudan.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Sudan –– Lac; Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resins and Bal 1301; and Salvage –– accounted for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Misc. vegetable fats, oils totaled $2.32 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • X-ray apparatus totaled $730,314. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Computers totaled $311,955. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Tractors fell 81.21 percent compared to last year to $223,082.
  • Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing fell 45.28 percent compared to last year to $184,909.

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

  • Lac; Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resins and Bal 1301 fell 43.25 percent compared to last year to $2.12 million.
  • Salvage fell 43.68 percent compared to last year to $1,443.

In the latest annual figures available, Sudan recorded $84.61 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Houston; New York City; Baltimore; Philadelphia; and Norfolk. Total U.S. exports to Sudan were $ 71.56 million and imports from Sudan were $13.06 million. The U.S. surplus with Sudan was $58.5 million.