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Togo

Togo ranked No. 139 in total trade value through February with a total of $40.48 million. Exports totaled $38.68 million and Imports totaled $1.8 million, a surplus of $36.87 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $40.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Freeport, Texas $10,935,353
2Port of Houston $5,907,765
3Port of New York $4,487,007
4Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $3,529,990
5Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $3,279,215
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $2,331,623
7Port of Galveston, Texas $2,266,585
8Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $1,590,850
9Port Miami $1,116,509
10Port of Newark $806,234

U.S. trade with Togo rose to $40.48 million through February

Togo’s trade with the United States rose to $40.48 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 35.04 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Togo’s exports decreased 36.49 percent while imports rose 27.22 percent. The U.S. surplus with Togo was $36.87 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Freeport, Texas; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of New York; No. 4 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish; and No. 5 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish No. 2 Port of Houston No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md. No. 4 Port of Jacksonville, Fla. and No. 5 Port of New York. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 69.51 percent of Togo’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Freeport, Texas totaled $10.94 million.
    Exports totaled $10.94 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston fell 70.93 percent to $5.91 million.
    Exports fell 70.93 percent to $5.91 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of New York rose 296.1 percent to $4.49 million.
    Exports rose 279.89 percent to $4.3 million. Imports totaled $183,531.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish fell 88.42 percent to $3.53 million.
    Exports fell 88.42 percent to $3.53 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. totaled $3.28 million.
    Exports totaled $3.28 million. There were no imports.

Togo ranked No. 139 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 127.

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 Togo by value through February were the categories of Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Coal, briquettes; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Prepared foods, beverages; and Plastics, respectively. They accounted for 72.66 percent of total exports to Togo.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Togo –– Wigs, other products, from human hair; Pumps for dispensing liquids; Paper labels; Soap, related soap products; and Misc. frozen vegetables –– accounted for 89.04 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons totaled $10.63 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Coal, briquettes totaled $6.81 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 9.27 percent compared to last year to $4.89 million.
  • Prepared foods, beverages totaled $3.45 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Plastics rose 830.04 percent compared to last year to $2.32 million.

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

  • Wigs, other products, from human hair rose 31.66 percent compared to last year to $1.12 million.
  • Pumps for dispensing liquids totaled $183,531. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Paper labels totaled $123,207. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Soap, related soap products fell 60.87 percent compared to last year to $105,262.
  • Misc. frozen vegetables totaled $75,957. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Togo recorded $500.04 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Houston; Port Arthur, Texas; New Orleans; New York City; and Baltimore. Total U.S. exports to Togo were $ 485.42 million and imports from Togo were $14.62 million. The U.S. surplus with Togo was $470.8 million.