Bahrain

Bahrain ranked No. 78 in total trade value through June with a total of $769.47 million. Exports totaled $384.51 million and Imports totaled $384.97 million, a deficit of $461,699.

U.S. trade with Bahrain rose to $769.47 million through June

Bahrain’s trade with the United States rose to $769.47 million through the first six months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 38.08 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Bahrain decreased 43.65 percent while U.S. imports from Bahrain fell 31.31 percent. The U.S. deficit with Bahrain was $461,699.

Through June, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Houston; No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga.; and No. 5 Port of Newark. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Houston; No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 3 Port of Everett, Wash.; No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 52.54 percent of Bahrain’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Houston fell 20.01 percent to $157.24 million.
    Exports rose 1.25 percent to $36.61 million. Imports fell 24.8 percent to $120.63 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 54.45 percent to $81.11 million.
    Exports fell 48.59 percent to $10.2 million. Imports fell 55.19 percent to $70.91 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 24.71 percent to $68.55 million.
    Exports fell 24.71 percent to $68.55 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 23.51 percent to $49.48 million.
    Exports fell 15.6 percent to $15.43 million. Imports fell 26.62 percent to $34.05 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Newark fell 17.56 percent to $47.92 million.
    Exports fell 49.47 percent to $6.32 million. Imports fell 8.82 percent to $41.61 million.

Bahrain ranked No. 78 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 76.

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 Bahrain by value through June were the categories of Low value shipments; Exports military apparel, military equipment; Passenger vehicles; Defense-related aircraft, parts; and Civilian aircraft, parts, respectively. They accounted for 40.98 percent of total exports to Bahrain.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Bahrain –– Aluminum, unwrought; Aluminum Wire 7605; Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi; Gasoline, other fuels; and Linens for bed, bath and kitchen –– accounted for 75 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Low value shipments fell 24.71 percent compared to last year to $68.55 million.
  • Exports military apparel, military equipment fell 0.86 percent compared to last year to $28.7 million.
  • Passenger vehicles fell 54.33 percent compared to last year to $26.36 million.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts fell 47.96 percent compared to last year to $18.76 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts fell 91.83 percent compared to last year to $15.21 million.

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

  • Aluminum, unwrought fell 43.55 percent compared to last year to $100.77 million.
  • Aluminum Wire 7605 fell 18.96 percent compared to last year to $58.15 million.
  • Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi fell 57.45 percent compared to last year to $52.96 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 41.28 percent compared to last year to $46.96 million.
  • Linens for bed, bath and kitchen fell 13.11 percent compared to last year to $29.87 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Bahrain recorded $2.45 billion in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to Bahrain were $ 1.41 billion and imports from Bahrain were $1.04 billion. The U.S. surplus with Bahrain was $363.1 million.