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Cote D’Ivoire

Cote d'Ivoire ranked No. 89 in total trade value through August with a total of $908.42 million. Exports totaled $179.8 million and Imports totaled $728.63 million, a deficit of $548.83 million.

January – August 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $908.42 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $369,294,098
2Port of Newark $112,051,845
3Port of Houston $75,570,414
4Port of Pascagoula, Miss. $46,401,652
5Port of New York $40,589,564
6Port of Virginia $39,565,649
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $26,641,718
8Port of Charleston $26,336,629
9Port of New Orleans $22,891,756
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $22,271,694

U.S. trade with Cote D’Ivoire rose to $908.42 million through August

Cote D’Ivoire’s trade with the United States rose to $908.42 million through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 21.55 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Cote D’Ivoire decreased 18.79 percent while U.S. imports from Cote D’Ivoire fell 22.2 percent. The U.S. deficit with Cote D’Ivoire was $548.83 million.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 Port of Pascagoula, Miss.; and No. 5 Port of New York. During the same period the previous year, the top five 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. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 70.88 percent of Cote D’Ivoire’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Philadelphia fell 21.9 percent to $369.29 million.
    Exports rose 2735.6 percent to $5.76 million. Imports fell 23.08 percent to $363.54 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark fell 8.43 percent to $112.05 million.
    Exports fell 7.23 percent to $5.84 million. Imports fell 8.49 percent to $106.21 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Houston fell 56.89 percent to $75.57 million.
    Exports fell 38.88 percent to $54.74 million. Imports fell 75.7 percent to $20.84 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Pascagoula, Miss. fell 66.74 percent to $46.4 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 66.74 percent to $46.4 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of New York rose 277.07 percent to $40.59 million.
    Exports rose 24.23 percent to $10.3 million. Imports rose 1126.16 percent to $30.29 million.

Cote D’Ivoire ranked No. 89 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 82.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.77 trillion, down 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.71 percent to $1.1 trillion; imports dropped 0.07 percent to $1.67 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 $575.47 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $568.8 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Cote D’Ivoire by value through August were the categories of Plastics; Gasoline, other fuels; Polymers of vinyl chloride; Motor vehicles for transporting people; and Acyclic hydrocarbons, respectively. They accounted for 47.92 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; Cocoa Paste, Defatted or Not 1803; Rubber; and Coconuts, brazil nuts, cashew nuts –– accounted for 93.77 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Plastics rose 277.17 percent compared to last year to $25.97 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 55.4 percent compared to last year to $20.96 million.
  • Polymers of vinyl chloride fell 18.12 percent compared to last year to $20.36 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 11.83 percent compared to last year to $9.93 million.
  • Acyclic hydrocarbons totaled $8.94 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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

  • Cocoa Beans fell 24.5 percent compared to last year to $400.61 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 12.41 percent compared to last year to $132.78 million.
  • Cocoa Paste, Defatted or Not 1803 rose 34.18 percent compared to last year to $84.29 million.
  • Rubber fell 12.77 percent compared to last year to $52.13 million.
  • Coconuts, brazil nuts, cashew nuts rose 13.37 percent compared to last year to $13.41 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.