Tajikistan

Tajikistan ranked No. 208 in total trade value through August with a total of $5.59 million. Exports totaled $5.01 million and Imports totaled $578,459, a surplus of $4.43 million.

U.S. trade with Tajikistan rose to $5.59 million through August

Tajikistan’s trade with the United States rose to $5.59 million through the first eight months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 51.92 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Tajikistan decreased 49.03 percent while U.S. imports from Tajikistan fell 67.72 percent. The U.S. surplus with Tajikistan was $4.43 million.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport; No. 3 Miami Int’l Airport; No. 4 Port of Charleston; and No. 5 Port of Virginia. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Virginia; No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 3 Port of Los Angeles; No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 73.14 percent of Tajikistan’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 33.05 percent to $1.27 million.
    Exports fell 33.05 percent to $1.27 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 22.29 percent to $1.03 million.
    Exports rose 22.29 percent to $1.03 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Miami Int’l Airport rose 944.64 percent to $968,793.
    Exports rose 951.26 percent to $967,653. Imports rose 64.74 percent to $1,140.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Charleston rose 1207.08 percent to $430,433.
    Exports rose 1207.08 percent to $430,433. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Virginia fell 83.92 percent to $388,112.
    Exports fell 83.92 percent to $388,112. There were no imports.

Tajikistan ranked No. 208 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 205.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.4 trillion, down 13.21 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 16.18 percent to $917.89 billion; imports dropped 11.26 percent to $1.48 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 $564.57 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $575.47 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Tajikistan by value through August were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing; Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment; Chicken and other poultry; and Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts, respectively. They accounted for 76.55 percent of total exports to Tajikistan.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Tajikistan –– Synthetic filament yarn, not for retail; Returned exports, without change; Cell phones, related equipment; Furniture, parts; and Precious stones –– accounted for 74.87 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 778.38 percent compared to last year to $998,298.
  • Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing fell 4.07 percent compared to last year to $969,632.
  • Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment rose 2906.21 percent compared to last year to $888,786.
  • Chicken and other poultry fell 75.59 percent compared to last year to $603,268.
  • Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts rose 7336.17 percent compared to last year to $374,783.

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

  • Synthetic filament yarn, not for retail totaled $102,957. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 23.36 percent compared to last year to $102,314.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 862.88 percent compared to last year to $82,798.
  • Furniture, parts totaled $78,913. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Precious stones fell 55.37 percent compared to last year to $66,096.

In the latest annual figures available, Tajikistan recorded $13.39 million in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to Tajikistan were $ 11.19 million and imports from Tajikistan were $2.2 million. The U.S. surplus with Tajikistan was $9 million.