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Burundi

Burundi ranked No. 200 in total trade value through June with a total of $7.31 million. Exports totaled $1.74 million and Imports totaled $5.57 million, a deficit of $3.83 million.

January – June 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $7.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $3,006,527
2Port of Houston $1,084,715
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $968,819
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $641,072
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $337,477
6Port of Virginia $305,754
7Port of San Francisco, Calif. $292,151
8Port of Long Beach $118,916
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $108,229
10Los Angeles International Airport $102,724

U.S. trade with Burundi rose to $7.31 million through June

Burundi’s trade with the United States rose to $7.31 million through the first six months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 50.07 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Burundi’s exports decreased 79.81 percent while imports fell 7.51 percent. The U.S. deficit with Burundi was $3.83 million.

Through June, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif.; and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of New York No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport No. 4 Port of San Francisco, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 82.62 percent of Burundi’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark fell 30.29 percent to $3.01 million.
    Exports rose 4.51 percent to $320,262. Imports fell 32.95 percent to $2.69 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 119.7 percent to $1.08 million.
    Exports rose 544.93 percent to $994,484. Imports fell 73.43 percent to $90,231.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 802.06 percent to $968,819.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 844.54 percent to $968,819.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 17.95 percent to $641,072.
    Exports totaled $15,000. Imports rose 15.19 percent to $626,072.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 171.74 percent to $337,477.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 171.74 percent to $337,477.

Burundi ranked No. 200 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 190.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.06 trillion, down 0.14 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.75 percent to $823.61 billion; imports climbed 0.28 percent to $1.24 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 $412.15 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $402.47 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Burundi by value through June were the categories of Wheat; Returned exports, with change; Worn clothing, other worn textile articles; Cell phones, related equipment; and Computers, respectively. They accounted for 83.81 percent of total exports to Burundi.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Burundi –– Coffee; Tungsten ores, concentrates; Cigars, cigarettes; Collectors items of historic or botanic interest; and Computers –– accounted for 99.66 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Wheat totaled $869,484. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Returned exports, with change rose 6507.31 percent compared to last year to $319,199.
  • Worn clothing, other worn textile articles fell 12.45 percent compared to last year to $135,000.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 97.03 percent compared to last year to $83,254.
  • Computers fell 63.13 percent compared to last year to $51,035.

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

  • Coffee fell 0.26 percent compared to last year to $4.49 million.
  • Tungsten ores, concentrates rose 16.68 percent compared to last year to $932,937.
  • Cigars, cigarettes totaled $87,669. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Collectors items of historic or botanic interest totaled $29,705. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Computers totaled $10,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Burundi recorded $17.1 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Houston; New York City; San Francisco; Charleston; and Seattle. Total U.S. exports to Burundi were $ 8.13 million and imports from Burundi were $8.97 million. The U.S. deficit with Burundi was $832,396.