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Tajikistan

Tajikistan ranked No. 197 in total trade value through May with a total of $7.56 million. Exports totaled $5.94 million and Imports totaled $1.62 million, a surplus of $4.33 million.

January – May 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $7.56 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $1,550,064
2Port of Virginia $1,279,896
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,047,828
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $722,233
5Port of Los Angeles $532,400
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $523,437
7Port of Newark $405,007
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $307,943
9Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $159,667
10Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $150,000

U.S. trade with Tajikistan rose to $7.56 million through May

Tajikistan’s trade with the United States rose to $7.56 million through the first five months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 27.19 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Tajikistan increased 6.5 percent while U.S. imports from Tajikistan rose 343.57 percent. The U.S. surplus with Tajikistan was $4.33 million.

Through May, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of New York; No. 2 Port of Virginia; No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport; and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Boston’s Logan International Airport No. 2 Port of Virginia No. 3 Port of Houston No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 67.87 percent of Tajikistan’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of New York rose 1111.39 percent to $1.55 million.
    Exports rose 1111.39 percent to $1.55 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Virginia rose 121.31 percent to $1.28 million.
    Exports rose 121.31 percent to $1.28 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 150.13 percent to $1.05 million.
    Exports rose 150.13 percent to $1.05 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 216.62 percent to $722,233.
    Exports rose 195.46 percent to $199,001. Imports rose 225.49 percent to $523,232.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Los Angeles rose 622.87 percent to $532,400.
    Exports totaled $532,400. There were no imports.

Tajikistan ranked No. 197 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 204.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.71 trillion, up 0.56 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 0.12 percent to $685.55 billion; imports climbed 0.86 percent to $1.03 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 $342.77 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $334.82 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Tajikistan by value through May were the categories of Medical technology; Chicken and other poultry; Power supplies, transformers; Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc.; and Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing, respectively. They accounted for 72.43 percent of total exports to Tajikistan.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Tajikistan –– Antimony, including waste and scrap; Collectors items of historic or botanic interest; Precious stones; Value added to a returned import; and Dried fruit and nuts –– accounted for 97.47 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Medical technology totaled $1.34 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Chicken and other poultry rose 344.55 percent compared to last year to $1.15 million.
  • Power supplies, transformers rose 16111 percent compared to last year to $831,305.
  • Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. totaled $532,400. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing rose 55.66 percent compared to last year to $450,581.

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

  • Antimony, including waste and scrap totaled $803,518. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Collectors items of historic or botanic interest rose 955.75 percent compared to last year to $365,024.
  • Precious stones rose 1326.37 percent compared to last year to $148,086.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 353.56 percent compared to last year to $133,500.
  • Dried fruit and nuts rose 63.51 percent compared to last year to $127,499.

In the latest annual figures available, Tajikistan recorded $18.85 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Charleston; New York City; Atlanta/Savannah; Chicago; and Norfolk. Total U.S. exports to Tajikistan were $ 17.92 million and imports from Tajikistan were $931,554. The U.S. surplus with Tajikistan was $16.99 million.