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Bahrain

Bahrain ranked No. 75 in total trade value through October with a total of $2.08 billion. Exports totaled $1.2 billion and Imports totaled $881.73 million, a surplus of $320.34 million.

January – October 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $2.08 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Everett, Wash. $354,735,391
2Port of Houston $305,113,922
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $289,797,480
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $151,753,566
5Port of Newark $97,792,891
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $97,478,908
7Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport $59,180,719
8Port of New Orleans $58,366,270
9Port of Virginia $57,272,241
10Port of Charleston $55,444,000

U.S. trade with Bahrain rose to $2.08 billion through October

Bahrain’s trade with the United States rose to $2.08 billion through the first 10 months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 8.95 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Bahrain decreased 17.82 percent while U.S. imports from Bahrain rose 6.76 percent. The U.S. surplus with Bahrain was $320.34 million.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Everett, Wash.; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; and No. 5 Port of Newark. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Everett, Wash. No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md. No. 3 Port of Houston No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 57.55 percent of Bahrain’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Everett, Wash. fell 31.62 percent to $354.74 million.
    Exports fell 31.62 percent to $354.74 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 12.38 percent to $305.11 million.
    Exports rose 31.65 percent to $56.19 million. Imports rose 8.78 percent to $248.93 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 0.53 percent to $289.8 million.
    Exports fell 7.68 percent to $26.64 million. Imports rose 0.26 percent to $263.16 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 2.74 percent to $151.75 million.
    Exports fell 2.74 percent to $151.75 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Newark rose 33.75 percent to $97.79 million.
    Exports fell 25.11 percent to $15.98 million. Imports rose 58.02 percent to $81.81 million.

Bahrain ranked No. 75 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 75.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.47 trillion, down 1.09 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 1.23 percent to $1.37 trillion; imports dropped 1 percent to $2.1 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 $724.64 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $728.68 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Bahrain by value through October were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Low value shipments; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Defense-related aircraft, parts; and Exports military apparel, military equipment, respectively. They accounted for 63.7 percent of total exports to Bahrain.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Bahrain –– Aluminum, unwrought; Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi; Aluminum Wire 7605; Gasoline, other fuels; and Linens for bed, bath and kitchen –– accounted for 87.4 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 26.07 percent compared to last year to $409 million.
  • Low value shipments fell 2.74 percent compared to last year to $151.75 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 9.35 percent compared to last year to $89.87 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts rose 112.71 percent compared to last year to $64.65 million.
  • Exports military apparel, military equipment rose 46.79 percent compared to last year to $50.44 million.

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

  • Aluminum, unwrought fell 9.9 percent compared to last year to $260.53 million.
  • Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi rose 31.85 percent compared to last year to $217.82 million.
  • Aluminum Wire 7605 rose 24.26 percent compared to last year to $124.66 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 5.18 percent compared to last year to $115.51 million.
  • Linens for bed, bath and kitchen fell 14.49 percent compared to last year to $52.1 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Bahrain recorded $1.9 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Houston; Baltimore; New York City; Atlanta/Savannah; and Low Value Shipments. Total U.S. exports to Bahrain were $ 907.21 million and imports from Bahrain were $996.43 million. The U.S. deficit with Bahrain was $89.22 million.

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