West Bank Administered by Israel

West Bank Administered By Israel ranked No. 212 in total trade value in 2019 with a total of $7.33 million. Exports totaled $3.25 million and Imports totaled $4.08 million, a deficit of $835,026.

U.S. trade with West Bank Administered by Israel rose to $7.33 million in 2019

West Bank Administered by Israel’s trade with the United States rose to $7.33 million in 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 5 percent above its total trade of 2018. U.S. exports to West Bank Administered by Israel increased 51.03 percent while U.S. imports from West Bank Administered by Israel fell 15.48 percent. The U.S. deficit with West Bank Administered by Israel was $835,026.

Through December 2019, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 Port of New York; and No. 5 Low Value. In 2018, the top five were No. 1 Low Value No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif. No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Charleston. In 2019, the top five accounted for 65.55 percent of West Bank Administered by Israel’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark rose 176.78 percent to $1.54 million.
    Exports rose 205.99 percent to $625,821. Imports rose 159.81 percent to $914,525.
  • Trade with No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 38.37 percent to $1.48 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 52.85 percent to $1.48 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Houston rose 544.69 percent to $640,099.
    Exports rose 846.18 percent to $596,426. Imports rose 20.47 percent to $43,673.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of New York rose 119.43 percent to $586,170.
    Exports rose 119.43 percent to $586,170. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Low Value fell 57.53 percent to $554,054.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 57.53 percent to $554,054.

West Bank Administered by Israel ranked No. 212 among the United States’ top trade partners in 2019. In 2018, it ranked No. 215.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world decreased to $4.14 trillion, down 1.37 percent compared to 2018. The nation’s exports dropped 1.13 percent to $1.65 trillion; imports dropped 1.53 percent to $2.5 trillion. The nation’s top five countries for 2019, by value, were Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $853.23 billion, down compared to 2018 when the deficit was $873.19 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to West Bank Administered by Israel by value through December 2019 were the categories of Polymers of vinyl chloride; Medicines in individual dosages; Electric storage batteries; Malt extract, less than 40% cocoa; and Bread, pastry, cakes, respectively. They accounted for 68.43 percent of total exports to West Bank Administered by Israel.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from West Bank Administered by Israel –– Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.; Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc.; Salvage; Dried vegetables; and Leather shoes –– accounted for 75.4 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to West Bank Administered by Israel:

  • Polymers of vinyl chloride fell 6.74 percent compared to last year to $571,626.
  • Medicines in individual dosages rose 53.77 percent compared to last year to $550,987.
  • Electric storage batteries totaled $382,800. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Malt extract, less than 40% cocoa totaled $373,655. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Bread, pastry, cakes totaled $343,491. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from West Bank Administered by Israel:

  • Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. rose 74.52 percent compared to last year to $1.02 million.
  • Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. rose 4442.96 percent compared to last year to $640,285.
  • Salvage fell 57.53 percent compared to last year to $554,054.
  • Dried vegetables rose 194.41 percent compared to last year to $452,099.
  • Leather shoes rose 856.34 percent compared to last year to $415,206.

In 2018 annual figures available, West Bank Administered by Israel recorded $6.98 million in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to West Bank Administered by Israel were $2.15 million and imports from West Bank Administered by Israel were $4.83 million. The U.S. deficit with West Bank Administered by Israel was $2.68 million.