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Togo

Togo ranked No. 119 in total trade value through October with a total of $452.01 million. Exports totaled $440.81 million and Imports totaled $11.2 million, a surplus of $429.61 million.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $452.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Port Arthur, Texas $103,212,840
2Port of Houston $87,178,948
3Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $74,676,616
4Port of Lake Charles, La. $50,720,781
5Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $28,282,705
6Port of Virginia $21,488,571
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $11,953,518
8Port of Philadelphia $10,263,917
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $8,246,976
10Port of New York $7,999,571

U.S. trade with Togo rose to $452.01 million through October

Togo’s trade with the United States rose to $452.01 million through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 7.3 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Togo’s exports increased 7.75 percent while imports fell 7.75 percent. The U.S. surplus with Togo was $429.61 million.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Port Arthur, Texas; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish; No. 4 Port of Lake Charles, La.; and No. 5 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Houston No. 2 Port of Beaumont, Texas No. 3 Port of Lake Charles, La. No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Newark. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 76.12 percent of Togo’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Port Arthur, Texas rose 376.54 percent to $103.21 million.
    Exports rose 376.54 percent to $103.21 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston fell 33.05 percent to $87.18 million.
    Exports fell 33 percent to $87.13 million. Imports fell 71.78 percent to $49,383.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 2837.6 percent to $74.68 million.
    Exports rose 2837.6 percent to $74.68 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Lake Charles, La. rose 24.99 percent to $50.72 million.
    Exports rose 24.99 percent to $50.72 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas totaled $28.28 million.
    Exports totaled $28.28 million. There were no imports.

Togo ranked No. 119 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 116.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.51 trillion, up 9.44 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 8.95 percent to $1.39 trillion; imports climbed 9.77 percent to $2.12 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are China; Canada; Mexico; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $732.48 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $657.79 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Togo by value through October were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Petroleum products; and Acyclic hydrocarbons, respectively. They accounted for 88.47 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; Value added to a returned import; Soap, related soap products; Coconuts, brazil nuts, cashew nuts; and Misc. live animals –– accounted for 87.71 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 5.96 percent compared to last year to $250.51 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 20.57 percent compared to last year to $77.52 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 34.88 percent compared to last year to $26.04 million.
  • Petroleum products totaled $18.69 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Acyclic hydrocarbons totaled $17.24 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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

  • Wigs, other products, from human hair fell 21.94 percent compared to last year to $5.34 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 636.14 percent compared to last year to $2.42 million.
  • Soap, related soap products fell 8.04 percent compared to last year to $861,564.
  • Coconuts, brazil nuts, cashew nuts fell 65.71 percent compared to last year to $692,713.
  • Misc. live animals rose 14.61 percent compared to last year to $515,407.

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.