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Swaziland

Swaziland ranked No. 192 in total trade value through August with a total of $16.67 million. Exports totaled $13.82 million and Imports totaled $2.84 million, a surplus of $10.98 million.

January – August 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $16.67 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $2,533,639
2Port of Charleston $1,731,586
3Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,403,095
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,214,561
5San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $850,108
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $763,350
7Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $656,664
8Los Angeles International Airport $641,006
9Port of New York $635,319
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $567,129

U.S. trade with Swaziland rose to $16.67 million through August

Swaziland’s trade with the United States rose to $16.67 million through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 46.16 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Swaziland decreased 48.14 percent while U.S. imports from Swaziland fell 33.92 percent. The U.S. surplus with Swaziland was $10.98 million.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of New Orleans; No. 2 Port of Charleston; No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico; No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport; and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport No. 3 Port of Charleston No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 46.4 percent of Swaziland’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of New Orleans fell 8.84 percent to $2.53 million.
    Exports fell 11.68 percent to $2.33 million. Imports rose 42.68 percent to $207,075.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Charleston fell 45.36 percent to $1.73 million.
    Exports fell 43.18 percent to $1.69 million. Imports fell 78.87 percent to $40,879.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 41.91 percent to $1.4 million.
    Exports rose 41.91 percent to $1.4 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 78.83 percent to $1.21 million.
    Exports fell 77.2 percent to $1.06 million. Imports fell 85.78 percent to $154,870.
  • Trade with No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 717.51 percent to $850,108.
    Exports rose 290.22 percent to $232,570. Imports rose 1291.26 percent to $617,538.

Swaziland ranked No. 192 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 184.

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 Swaziland by value through August were the categories of Vegetable extracts, pectates, agar, etc.; Civilian aircraft, parts; Certain heterocyclic compounds; Rosin & Resin Acids Etc; Rosin Spirit Etc; Ru 3806; and Original sculptures and statues, respectively. They accounted for 37.27 percent of total exports to Swaziland.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Swaziland –– Miscellaneous machine parts; Respiration equipment, etc.; Miscellaneous machines, parts; Fruit, nuts, prepared or preserved; and X-ray apparatus –– accounted for 51.91 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Vegetable extracts, pectates, agar, etc. rose 22.68 percent compared to last year to $1.71 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 10.05 percent compared to last year to $1.1 million.
  • Certain heterocyclic compounds rose 52.67 percent compared to last year to $846,600.
  • Rosin & Resin Acids Etc; Rosin Spirit Etc; Ru 3806 rose 16.59 percent compared to last year to $748,350.
  • Original sculptures and statues totaled $740,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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

  • Miscellaneous machine parts rose 201.43 percent compared to last year to $428,727.
  • Respiration equipment, etc. rose 6372.06 percent compared to last year to $310,659.
  • Miscellaneous machines, parts rose 271.87 percent compared to last year to $286,294.
  • Fruit, nuts, prepared or preserved rose 123.95 percent compared to last year to $250,254.
  • X-ray apparatus rose 1434.8 percent compared to last year to $200,246.

In the latest annual figures available, Swaziland recorded $44.57 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Baltimore; New York City; New Orleans; Charleston; and Cleveland. Total U.S. exports to Swaziland were $ 24.07 million and imports from Swaziland were $20.5 million. The U.S. surplus with Swaziland was $3.58 million.