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Tajikistan

Tajikistan ranked No. 198 in total trade value through June with a total of $8.04 million. Exports totaled $6.35 million and Imports totaled $1.69 million, a surplus of $4.65 million.

U.S. trade with Tajikistan rose to $8.04 million through June

Tajikistan’s trade with the United States rose to $8.04 million through the first six months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 16.27 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Tajikistan’s exports decreased 2.98 percent while imports rose 353.3 percent. The U.S. surplus with Tajikistan was $4.65 million.

Through June, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of New York; No. 2 Port of Virginia; No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport; and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Boston’s Logan International Airport No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 66.72 percent of Tajikistan’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of New York rose 1111.39 percent to $1.55 million.
    Exports rose 1111.39 percent to $1.55 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Virginia rose 121.31 percent to $1.28 million.
    Exports rose 121.31 percent to $1.28 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 188.19 percent to $1.21 million.
    Exports rose 188.19 percent to $1.21 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 5 percent to $722,233.
    Exports fell 66.81 percent to $199,001. Imports rose 225.49 percent to $523,232.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Los Angeles rose 721.05 percent to $604,714.
    Exports totaled $532,400. Imports fell 1.82 percent to $72,314.

Tajikistan ranked No. 198 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 205.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.06 trillion, down 0.14 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.75 percent to $823.61 billion; imports climbed 0.28 percent to $1.24 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 $412.15 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $402.47 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Tajikistan by value through June were the categories of Medical technology; Chicken and other poultry; Power supplies, transformers; Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing; and Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc., respectively. They accounted for 72.98 percent of total exports to Tajikistan.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Tajikistan –– Antimony, including waste and scrap; Collectors items of historic or botanic interest; Dried fruit and nuts; Precious stones; and Value added to a returned import –– accounted for 97.41 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Medical technology totaled $1.51 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Chicken and other poultry rose 344.55 percent compared to last year to $1.15 million.
  • Power supplies, transformers rose 2974.01 percent compared to last year to $831,305.
  • Misc. raw materials for industrial manufacturing rose 107.79 percent compared to last year to $601,477.
  • Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. totaled $532,400. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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

  • Antimony, including waste and scrap totaled $803,518. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Collectors items of historic or botanic interest rose 955.75 percent compared to last year to $365,024.
  • Dried fruit and nuts rose 156.24 percent compared to last year to $199,813.
  • Precious stones rose 1326.37 percent compared to last year to $148,086.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 311.61 percent compared to last year to $133,500.

In the latest annual figures available, Tajikistan recorded $18.85 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Charleston; New York City; Atlanta/Savannah; Chicago; and Norfolk. Total U.S. exports to Tajikistan were $ 17.92 million and imports from Tajikistan were $931,554. The U.S. surplus with Tajikistan was $16.99 million.