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Sudan

Sudan ranked No. 171 in total trade value through October with a total of $82.4 million. Exports totaled $68.6 million and Imports totaled $13.79 million, a surplus of $54.81 million.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $82.4 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $38,203,291
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $12,999,939
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $6,022,482
4Port of Wilmington, Dela. $5,774,000
5Port of Newark $5,636,964
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,359,132
7Port of New York $1,481,367
8Port of New Orleans $1,222,146
9Port of Virginia $1,061,902
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $959,917

U.S. trade with Sudan rose to $82.4 million through October

Sudan’s trade with the United States rose to $82.4 million through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 9.25 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Sudan’s exports increased 5.63 percent while imports rose 31.66 percent. The U.S. surplus with Sudan was $54.81 million.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Houston; No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 4 Port of Wilmington, Dela.; and No. 5 Port of Newark. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Houston No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md. No. 3 Port of Newark No. 4 Port of Wilmington, Dela. and No. 5 Port of Virginia. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 83.3 percent of Sudan’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Houston rose 2.3 percent to $38.2 million.
    Exports rose 2.3 percent to $38.2 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 39.21 percent to $13 million.
    Exports fell 2.11 percent to $5.05 million. Imports rose 90.1 percent to $7.95 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 168.69 percent to $6.02 million.
    Exports rose 167.95 percent to $6.01 million. Imports totaled $16,500.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 2.55 percent to $5.77 million.
    Exports fell 2.55 percent to $5.77 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Newark fell 10.68 percent to $5.64 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 10.25 percent to $5.64 million.

Sudan ranked No. 171 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 $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 Sudan by value through October were the categories of Grain sorghum; Beans, peas, dried or shelled; Live cattle; Misc. vegetable fats, oils; and Harvesting machinery for poultry, respectively. They accounted for 70.51 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; Beans, peas, dried or shelled; Vegetable extracts, pectates, agar, etc.; Misc. live animals; and Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits –– accounted for 99.85 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Grain sorghum rose 25.79 percent compared to last year to $26.32 million.
  • Beans, peas, dried or shelled fell 1.53 percent compared to last year to $6.27 million.
  • Live cattle fell 2.55 percent compared to last year to $5.77 million.
  • Misc. vegetable fats, oils rose 16.24 percent compared to last year to $5.16 million.
  • Harvesting machinery for poultry fell 8.77 percent compared to last year to $4.85 million.

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

  • Lac; Natural Gums, Resins, Gum-Resins and Bal 1301 rose 28.83 percent compared to last year to $13.33 million.
  • Beans, peas, dried or shelled totaled $140,311. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Vegetable extracts, pectates, agar, etc. rose 3.85 percent compared to last year to $121,503.
  • Misc. live animals totaled $115,600. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits totaled $67,640. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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.