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Mozambique

Mozambique ranked No. 133 in total trade value through April with a total of $106.76 million. Exports totaled $62.88 million and Imports totaled $43.87 million, a surplus of $19.01 million.

January – April 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $106.76 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $14,852,808
2Port of Gulfport, Miss. $13,378,684
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $10,546,114
4Port of Newark $7,528,398
5Port of Virginia $7,078,874
6Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $5,039,400
7Port of Long Beach $4,285,639
8Los Angeles International Airport $4,218,059
9Port of Longview, Wash. $4,100,000
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,964,852

U.S. trade with Mozambique rose to $106.76 million through April

Mozambique’s trade with the United States rose to $106.76 million through the first four months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 44.56 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Mozambique increased 49.87 percent while U.S. imports from Mozambique rose 37.58 percent. The U.S. surplus with Mozambique was $19.01 million.

Through April, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Houston; No. 2 Port of Gulfport, Miss.; No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 4 Port of Newark; and No. 5 Port of Virginia. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 2 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish No. 3 Port of Gulfport, Miss. No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of New Orleans. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 50.01 percent of Mozambique’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Houston rose 668.33 percent to $14.85 million.
    Exports rose 639.81 percent to $14.3 million. Imports totaled $551,371.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Gulfport, Miss. rose 58.58 percent to $13.38 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 58.58 percent to $13.38 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 5.88 percent to $10.55 million.
    Exports fell 2.69 percent to $866,545. Imports fell 6.16 percent to $9.68 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Newark rose 83.55 percent to $7.53 million.
    Exports rose 135.42 percent to $1.81 million. Imports rose 71.59 percent to $5.72 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Virginia rose 11.98 percent to $7.08 million.
    Exports rose 7.36 percent to $5.48 million. Imports rose 31.33 percent to $1.6 million.

Mozambique ranked No. 133 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 144.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.35 trillion, up 0.57 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 0.58 percent to $543.34 billion; imports climbed 0.56 percent to $807.48 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 $264.14 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $262.72 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Mozambique by value through April were the categories of Petroleum products; Compressors and pumps; Civilian aircraft, parts; Wheat; and Medical equipment for physicals, respectively. They accounted for 63.28 percent of total exports to Mozambique.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Mozambique –– Titanium Ores and Concentrates 2614; Precious stones; Coconuts, brazil nuts, cashew nuts; Value added to a returned import; and Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium –– accounted for 90.57 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Petroleum products fell 8.51 percent compared to last year to $17.98 million.
  • Compressors and pumps rose 22835 percent compared to last year to $11.9 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 94.43 percent compared to last year to $4.13 million.
  • Wheat totaled $3.65 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 45.73 percent compared to last year to $2.12 million.

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

  • Titanium Ores and Concentrates 2614 rose 67.77 percent compared to last year to $16.42 million.
  • Precious stones rose 38.25 percent compared to last year to $14.98 million.
  • Coconuts, brazil nuts, cashew nuts fell 7.06 percent compared to last year to $5.32 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 15.13 percent compared to last year to $2.08 million.
  • Niobium, tantalum, vanadium, zirconium rose 69.81 percent compared to last year to $928,586.

In the latest annual figures available, Mozambique recorded $325.5 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Houston; New York City; New Orleans; Mobile; and Miami. Total U.S. exports to Mozambique were $ 179.94 million and imports from Mozambique were $145.56 million. The U.S. surplus with Mozambique was $34.39 million.