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Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan ranked No. 161 in total trade value through February with a total of $20.79 million. Exports totaled $6.29 million and Imports totaled $14.49 million, a deficit of $8.2 million.

U.S. trade with Turkmenistan rose to $20.79 million through February

Turkmenistan’s trade with the United States rose to $20.79 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 452.11 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Turkmenistan’s exports increased 131.63 percent while imports rose 1281.87 percent. The U.S. deficit with Turkmenistan was $8.2 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas; No. 2 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas; No. 3 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas; No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; and No. 5 Port of Charleston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 2 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas No. 3 Port of Newark No. 4 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and No. 5 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 90.36 percent of Turkmenistan’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas totaled $12.47 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $12.47 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas totaled $2.86 million.
    Exports totaled $1.1 million. Imports totaled $1.77 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 191.6 percent to $1.54 million.
    Exports rose 191.6 percent to $1.54 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 313.84 percent to $1.04 million.
    Exports rose 313.84 percent to $1.04 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Charleston rose 875.38 percent to $865,685.
    Exports totaled $711,911. Imports rose 73.26 percent to $153,774.

Turkmenistan ranked No. 161 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 191.

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 Turkmenistan by value through February were the categories of Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen; Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators; Civilian aircraft, parts; Anti-knock additives; and Parts for heavy machinery, respectively. They accounted for 64.05 percent of total exports to Turkmenistan.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Turkmenistan –– Gasoline, other fuels; Value added to a returned import; Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black); Miscellaneous machine parts; and Collectors items of historic or botanic interest –– accounted for 99.96 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen totaled $1.13 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators totaled $1.01 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 43.92 percent compared to last year to $1 million.
  • Anti-knock additives rose 251.95 percent compared to last year to $445,537.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 790.77 percent compared to last year to $444,216.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels totaled $12.47 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 42752 percent compared to last year to $1.75 million.
  • Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) fell 57.18 percent compared to last year to $198,499.
  • Miscellaneous machine parts totaled $37,744. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Collectors items of historic or botanic interest rose 200.83 percent compared to last year to $33,539.

In the latest annual figures available, Turkmenistan recorded $295.8 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Seattle; New York City; Baltimore; Charleston; and Houston. Total U.S. exports to Turkmenistan were $ 281.98 million and imports from Turkmenistan were $13.82 million. The U.S. surplus with Turkmenistan was $268.17 million.