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Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan ranked No. 179 in total trade value through June with a total of $30.49 million. Exports totaled $14.9 million and Imports totaled $15.59 million, a deficit of $696,349.

U.S. trade with Turkmenistan rose to $30.49 million through June

Turkmenistan’s trade with the United States rose to $30.49 million through the first six months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 87.84 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Turkmenistan’s exports increased 44.42 percent while imports rose 163.52 percent. The U.S. deficit with Turkmenistan was $696,349.

Through June, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas; No. 2 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas; No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas; No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; and No. 5 Port of Houston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of New Orleans No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. No. 3 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 72.84 percent of Turkmenistan’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas totaled $12.47 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $12.47 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 60.69 percent to $3.48 million.
    Exports rose 62.49 percent to $3.36 million. Imports rose 22.09 percent to $117,759.
  • Trade with No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas totaled $2.93 million.
    Exports totaled $1.16 million. Imports totaled $1.77 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 108.93 percent to $1.68 million.
    Exports rose 110.16 percent to $1.68 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Houston rose 91.65 percent to $1.66 million.
    Exports rose 91.65 percent to $1.66 million. There were no imports.

Turkmenistan ranked No. 179 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 189.

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 Turkmenistan by value through June were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Chicken and other poultry; Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators; Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc.; and Parts for heavy machinery, respectively. They accounted for 37.53 percent of total exports to Turkmenistan.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Turkmenistan –– Gasoline, other fuels; Value added to a returned import; Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black); Antiques; and Collectors items of historic or botanic interest –– accounted for 99.55 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 36.93 percent compared to last year to $1.66 million.
  • Chicken and other poultry totaled $1.13 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators rose 19555 percent compared to last year to $1.01 million.
  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filers, etc. rose 205.66 percent compared to last year to $933,514.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 292.99 percent compared to last year to $855,318.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels totaled $12.47 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 429.55 percent compared to last year to $1.93 million.
  • Misc. carbon (excluding carbon black) rose 14.28 percent compared to last year to $935,403.
  • Antiques rose 33.21 percent compared to last year to $122,588.
  • Collectors items of historic or botanic interest rose 372.38 percent compared to last year to $64,362.

In the latest annual figures available, Turkmenistan recorded $295.8 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Seattle; New York City; Baltimore; Charleston; and Houston. Total U.S. exports to Turkmenistan were $ 281.98 million and imports from Turkmenistan were $13.82 million. The U.S. surplus with Turkmenistan was $268.17 million.