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Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea ranked No. 111 in total trade value through May with a total of $263.28 million. Exports totaled $101.7 million and Imports totaled $161.57 million, a deficit of $59.87 million.

January – May 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $263.28 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $91,803,401
2Port of Long Beach $57,532,227
3Port of Lake Charles, La. $51,146,976
4Port of New Orleans $41,040,995
5Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. $7,344,732
6Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $7,130,992
7Low-Valued Imports and Exports $1,493,635
8Port of Newark $988,417
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $921,928
10Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $876,682

U.S. trade with Equatorial Guinea rose to $263.28 million through May

Equatorial Guinea’s trade with the United States rose to $263.28 million through the first five months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 26.61 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Equatorial Guinea increased 329.95 percent while U.S. imports from Equatorial Guinea fell 51.78 percent. The U.S. deficit with Equatorial Guinea was $59.87 million.

Through May, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Houston; No. 2 Port of Long Beach; No. 3 Port of Lake Charles, La.; No. 4 Port of New Orleans; and No. 5 Playa de Ponce Port, P.R.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Long Beach No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela. No. 3 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Houston. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 94.53 percent of Equatorial Guinea’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Houston rose 176.99 percent to $91.8 million.
    Exports rose 377.62 percent to $87.17 million. Imports fell 68.89 percent to $4.63 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Long Beach fell 62.11 percent to $57.53 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 62.11 percent to $57.53 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Lake Charles, La. totaled $51.15 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $51.15 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of New Orleans fell 14.84 percent to $41.04 million.
    Exports rose 1048.65 percent to $1.19 million. Imports fell 17.14 percent to $39.85 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. totaled $7.34 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $7.34 million.

Equatorial Guinea ranked No. 111 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 99.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.71 trillion, up 0.56 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 0.12 percent to $685.55 billion; imports climbed 0.86 percent to $1.03 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 $342.77 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $334.82 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Equatorial Guinea by value through May were the categories of Miscellaneous machines, parts; Parts for heavy machinery; Misc. iron and steel articles; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; and Aircraft engines, engine parts, respectively. They accounted for 52.6 percent of total exports to Equatorial Guinea.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Equatorial Guinea –– Oil; Acyclic alcohols; Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; Value added to a returned import; and Electric sound or visual signaling equipment –– accounted for 99.98 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Equatorial Guinea:

  • Miscellaneous machines, parts rose 6584.58 percent compared to last year to $18.77 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 1648.64 percent compared to last year to $12.44 million.
  • Misc. iron and steel articles rose 6155.47 percent compared to last year to $10.09 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 636.05 percent compared to last year to $6.73 million.
  • Aircraft engines, engine parts rose 3150.82 percent compared to last year to $5.47 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Equatorial Guinea:

  • Oil fell 59.99 percent compared to last year to $108.68 million.
  • Acyclic alcohols fell 26.88 percent compared to last year to $44.43 million.
  • Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons totaled $7.34 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 59.22 percent compared to last year to $1.08 million.
  • Electric sound or visual signaling equipment totaled $20,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Equatorial Guinea recorded $467.77 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Houston; Los Angeles; New Orleans; San Francisco; and San Juan. Total U.S. exports to Equatorial Guinea were $ 111.84 million and imports from Equatorial Guinea were $355.92 million. The U.S. deficit with Equatorial Guinea was $244.08 million.