West Bank Administered by Israel

West Bank Administered By Israel ranked No. 208 in total trade value through June with a total of $3.83 million. Exports totaled $1.04 million and Imports totaled $2.79 million, a deficit of $1.75 million.

U.S. trade with West Bank Administered by Israel rose to $3.83 million through June

West Bank Administered by Israel’s trade with the United States rose to $3.83 million through the first six months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 13.38 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to West Bank Administered by Israel decreased 49.42 percent while U.S. imports from West Bank Administered by Israel rose 18.07 percent. The U.S. deficit with West Bank Administered by Israel was $1.75 million.

Through June, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif.; and No. 5 Port of Charleston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 75.55 percent of West Bank Administered by Israel’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark rose 55.52 percent to $1.28 million.
    Exports fell 39.11 percent to $93,416. Imports rose 77.16 percent to $1.19 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 5.01 percent to $778,494.
    Exports totaled $46,912. Imports fell 1.32 percent to $731,582.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Houston fell 51.15 percent to $289,388.
    Exports fell 49.88 percent to $286,508. Imports fell 86.16 percent to $2,880.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. totaled $280,350.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $280,350.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Charleston rose 87.95 percent to $265,806.
    Exports rose 101.7 percent to $251,718. Imports fell 15.26 percent to $14,088.

West Bank Administered by Israel ranked No. 208 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 212.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.77 trillion, down 57.4 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 58.23 percent to $687.16 billion; imports dropped 56.85 percent to $1.08 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Canada; Mexico; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $391.01 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $853.23 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to West Bank Administered by Israel by value through June were the categories of Polymers of vinyl chloride; Medicines in individual dosages; Malt extract, less than 40% cocoa; Animal, vegetable fertilizers; and Medical bandages, respectively. They accounted for 85.08 percent of total exports to West Bank Administered by Israel.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from West Bank Administered by Israel –– Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.; Olive oil; Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc.; Bread, pastry, cakes; and Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. –– accounted for 75.77 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to West Bank Administered by Israel:

  • Polymers of vinyl chloride fell 21.66 percent compared to last year to $447,825.
  • Medicines in individual dosages fell 9.57 percent compared to last year to $311,036.
  • Malt extract, less than 40% cocoa totaled $47,702. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Animal, vegetable fertilizers totaled $41,957. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Medical bandages rose 195.41 percent compared to last year to $38,705.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from West Bank Administered by Israel:

  • Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. rose 29.84 percent compared to last year to $573,623.
  • Olive oil rose 76.18 percent compared to last year to $501,560.
  • Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. fell 23.56 percent compared to last year to $451,262.
  • Bread, pastry, cakes rose 241.98 percent compared to last year to $307,611.
  • Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. totaled $280,350. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, West Bank Administered by Israel recorded $7.33 million in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to West Bank Administered by Israel were $ 3.25 million and imports from West Bank Administered by Israel were $4.08 million. The U.S. deficit with West Bank Administered by Israel was $835,026.