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Algeria

Algeria ranked No. 65 in total trade value through September with a total of $3.01 billion. Exports totaled $772.66 million and Imports totaled $2.24 billion, a deficit of $1.47 billion.

January – September 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $3.01 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $528,822,275
2Port of Richmond, Calif. $484,431,898
3Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $389,019,189
4Port of Wilmington, Dela. $367,383,082
5Port of Houston $264,654,028
6Port of Newark $214,864,042
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $183,630,753
8Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands $91,620,952
9Port of Chester, Penn. $46,603,499
10Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. $42,228,652

U.S. trade with Algeria rose to $3.01 billion through September

Algeria’s trade with the United States rose to $3.01 billion through the first nine months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 28.15 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Algeria increased 1.19 percent while U.S. imports from Algeria fell 34.69 percent. The U.S. deficit with Algeria was $1.47 billion.

Through September, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of New Orleans; No. 2 Port of Richmond, Calif.; No. 3 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La.; No. 4 Port of Wilmington, Dela.; and No. 5 Port of Houston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela. No. 2 Port of New Orleans No. 3 Port of Newark No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 67.54 percent of Algeria’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of New Orleans fell 8.01 percent to $528.82 million.
    Exports fell 59.88 percent to $12.1 million. Imports fell 5.14 percent to $516.72 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Richmond, Calif. rose 27.77 percent to $484.43 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 27.77 percent to $484.43 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. fell 4.24 percent to $389.02 million.
    Exports totaled $35.05 million. Imports fell 12.87 percent to $353.97 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 63.94 percent to $367.38 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 63.94 percent to $367.38 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Houston fell 1.18 percent to $264.65 million.
    Exports rose 6.29 percent to $232.35 million. Imports fell 34.35 percent to $32.31 million.

Algeria ranked No. 65 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 60.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.11 trillion, down 0.58 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 1.01 percent to $1.23 trillion; imports dropped 0.3 percent to $1.88 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 $647.62 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $640.85 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Algeria by value through September were the categories of Aircraft engines, engine parts; Wheat; Gasoline, other fuels; Parts for heavy machinery; and Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade, respectively. They accounted for 51.94 percent of total exports to Algeria.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Algeria –– Gasoline, other fuels; Oil; Nitrogenous fertilizers; Value added to a returned import; and Iron and steel bars, hot-worked –– accounted for 99.06 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 614.97 percent compared to last year to $145.97 million.
  • Wheat rose 91.87 percent compared to last year to $120.99 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 52.22 percent compared to last year to $68.08 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 74.02 percent compared to last year to $34.72 million.
  • Chemical wood pulp, not dissolving grade fell 3.61 percent compared to last year to $31.53 million.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 4 percent compared to last year to $1.54 billion.
  • Oil fell 71.06 percent compared to last year to $488.79 million.
  • Nitrogenous fertilizers rose 19.52 percent compared to last year to $115.99 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 526.1 percent compared to last year to $47.32 million.
  • Iron and steel bars, hot-worked totaled $29.9 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Algeria recorded $4.87 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New Orleans; New York City; Philadelphia; San Francisco; and Houston. Total U.S. exports to Algeria were $ 1.06 billion and imports from Algeria were $3.81 billion. The U.S. deficit with Algeria was $2.75 billion.

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