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Swaziland

Swaziland ranked No. 195 in total trade value through February with a total of $3.09 million. Exports totaled $2.62 million and Imports totaled $475,719, a surplus of $2.14 million.

U.S. trade with Swaziland rose to $3.09 million through February

Swaziland’s trade with the United States rose to $3.09 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 72.21 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Swaziland’s exports decreased 74.67 percent while imports fell 40.34 percent. The U.S. surplus with Swaziland was $2.14 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 2 Port of New Orleans; No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif.; No. 4 Port of Houston; and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport No. 2 Port of New Orleans No. 3 Port of New York No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Miami International Airport. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 61.62 percent of Swaziland’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 52.56 percent to $491,253.
    Exports rose 307.98 percent to $491,253. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of New Orleans fell 71.56 percent to $489,910.
    Exports fell 71.67 percent to $476,239. Imports fell 66.96 percent to $13,671.
  • Trade with No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 1248.79 percent to $463,039.
    Exports rose 3026.92 percent to $187,740. Imports rose 871.9 percent to $275,299.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Houston fell 54.44 percent to $249,050.
    Exports fell 54.44 percent to $249,050. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga. totaled $213,374.
    Exports totaled $213,374. There were no imports.

Swaziland ranked No. 195 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 177.

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 Swaziland by value through February were the categories of Wine; Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc.; Original sculptures and statues; Rosin & Resin Acids Etc; Rosin Spirit Etc; Ru 3806; and Polymers of vinyl chloride, respectively. They accounted for 44.97 percent of total exports to Swaziland.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Swaziland –– X-ray apparatus; Miscellaneous machine parts; Salvage; Aircraft engines, engine parts; and Fruit, nuts, prepared or preserved –– accounted for 76.26 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Wine totaled $279,406. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. fell 62.59 percent compared to last year to $249,050.
  • Original sculptures and statues totaled $225,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Rosin & Resin Acids Etc; Rosin Spirit Etc; Ru 3806 totaled $213,374. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Polymers of vinyl chloride totaled $210,600. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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

  • X-ray apparatus totaled $168,100. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Miscellaneous machine parts totaled $108,500. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Salvage fell 13.88 percent compared to last year to $39,008.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 33.15 percent compared to last year to $24,500.
  • Fruit, nuts, prepared or preserved fell 79.69 percent compared to last year to $22,694.

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.