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Burundi

Burundi ranked No. 200 in total trade value through March with a total of $3.88 million. Exports totaled $256,626 and Imports totaled $3.62 million, a deficit of $3.36 million.

January – March 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $3.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $1,216,210
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $968,819
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $421,852
4Port of San Francisco, Calif. $292,151
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $276,100
6Port of Virginia $173,167
7Port of Houston $122,184
8Port of Long Beach $118,916
9Miami International Airport $87,669
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $61,888

U.S. trade with Burundi rose to $3.88 million through March

Burundi’s trade with the United States rose to $3.88 million through the first three months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 6.45 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Burundi’s exports decreased 59 percent while imports rose 2.9 percent. The U.S. deficit with Burundi was $3.36 million.

Through March, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md.; No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif.; No. 4 Port of San Francisco, Calif.; and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 Port of San Francisco, Calif. No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif. No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 81.94 percent of Burundi’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark fell 44.82 percent to $1.22 million.
    Exports fell 97.19 percent to $8,193. Imports fell 36.82 percent to $1.21 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 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. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 39.3 percent to $421,852.
    Exports totaled $15,000. Imports rose 34.35 percent to $406,852.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of San Francisco, Calif. fell 56.32 percent to $292,151.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 56.32 percent to $292,151.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 122.32 percent to $276,100.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 122.32 percent to $276,100.

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. 198.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.01 trillion, up 0.65 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 1.42 percent to $408.22 billion; imports climbed 0.13 percent to $598.47 billion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $190.25 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $195.16 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Burundi by value through March were the categories of Worn clothing, other worn textile articles; Misc. medical chemical re-agents; Cell phones, related equipment; Power supplies, transformers; and Computers, respectively. They accounted for 79.95 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; Frozen fish; and Salvage –– accounted for 99.81 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Worn clothing, other worn textile articles totaled $60,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. medical chemical re-agents rose 0.44 percent compared to last year to $48,450.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 35.97 percent compared to last year to $40,490.
  • Power supplies, transformers rose 1086.79 percent compared to last year to $38,274.
  • Computers fell 77.47 percent compared to last year to $17,962.

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

  • Coffee rose 1.27 percent compared to last year to $3.27 million.
  • Tungsten ores, concentrates fell 2.64 percent compared to last year to $244,172.
  • Cigars, cigarettes totaled $87,669. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Frozen fish totaled $4,500. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Salvage fell 14.19 percent compared to last year to $3,442.

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.