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Cote D’Ivoire

Cote d'Ivoire ranked No. 82 in total trade value through October with a total of $1.37 billion. Exports totaled $277.92 million and Imports totaled $1.09 billion, a deficit of $814.51 million.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $1.37 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $487,940,870
2Port of Houston $246,261,522
3Port of Pascagoula, Miss. $152,792,749
4Port of Newark $140,352,577
5Port of Virginia $43,413,567
6Port of Charleston $35,005,321
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $27,417,017
8Port of Lake Charles, La. $26,649,371
9Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $25,985,612
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $25,103,612

U.S. trade with Cote D’Ivoire rose to $1.37 billion through October

Cote D’Ivoire’s trade with the United States rose to $1.37 billion through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 5.5 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Cote D’Ivoire’s exports increased 6.72 percent while imports rose 5.19 percent. The U.S. deficit with Cote D’Ivoire was $814.51 million.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of Pascagoula, Miss.; No. 4 Port of Newark; and No. 5 Port of Virginia. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 Port of Houston No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Virginia. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 78.14 percent of Cote D’Ivoire’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Philadelphia fell 17.33 percent to $487.94 million.
    Exports rose 3234.21 percent to $266,737. Imports fell 17.38 percent to $487.67 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 134.17 percent to $246.26 million.
    Exports rose 22.9 percent to $127.2 million. Imports rose 7067.84 percent to $119.06 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Pascagoula, Miss. rose 916.16 percent to $152.79 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 916.16 percent to $152.79 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Newark fell 33.23 percent to $140.35 million.
    Exports fell 70.08 percent to $6.86 million. Imports fell 28.72 percent to $133.49 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Virginia fell 0.03 percent to $43.41 million.
    Exports fell 52.96 percent to $2.21 million. Imports rose 6.38 percent to $41.21 million.

Cote D’Ivoire ranked No. 82 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 84.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.51 trillion, up 9.44 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 8.95 percent to $1.39 trillion; imports climbed 9.77 percent to $2.12 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are China; Canada; Mexico; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $732.48 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $657.79 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Cote D’Ivoire by value through October were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Polymers of vinyl chloride; Acyclic hydrocarbons; and Plastics, respectively. They accounted for 53.48 percent of total exports to Cote D’Ivoire.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Cote D’Ivoire –– Cocoa Beans; Gasoline, other fuels; Oil; Cocoa Paste, Defatted or Not 1803; and Rubber –– accounted for 94.23 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Cote D’Ivoire:

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 2.62 percent compared to last year to $47.25 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 4.86 percent compared to last year to $36.7 million.
  • Polymers of vinyl chloride fell 4.6 percent compared to last year to $28.89 million.
  • Acyclic hydrocarbons totaled $24.7 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Plastics fell 2.62 percent compared to last year to $11.1 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Cote D’Ivoire:

  • Cocoa Beans fell 17.46 percent compared to last year to $552.42 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 114.67 percent compared to last year to $206.38 million.
  • Oil rose 236.38 percent compared to last year to $114.37 million.
  • Cocoa Paste, Defatted or Not 1803 fell 19.56 percent compared to last year to $80.57 million.
  • Rubber rose 5.07 percent compared to last year to $75.6 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Cote D’Ivoire recorded $1.54 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Philadelphia; New York City; Houston; New Orleans; and Mobile. Total U.S. exports to Cote D’Ivoire were $ 329.75 million and imports from Cote D’Ivoire were $1.21 billion. The U.S. deficit with Cote D’Ivoire was $883.24 million.