Top Exports To BotswanaTotal Exports To Botswana: $32,676,474
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
|1||Low value shipments||$15,809,156|
|2||Misc. machinery for moving, grading||$5,068,405|
|3||Human blood, animal blood, plasma, vaccines||$4,888,589|
|6||Landline, cellular phone equipment||$439,623|
|10||Self-propelled heavy construction machinery||$235,939|
Total Imports From BotswanaTotal Imports From Botswana: $76,692,557
|1||Diamonds, not mounted||$72,990,666|
|3||Women's or girls' suits, not knit||$889,004|
|4||Sweaters, pullovers, vest, knit or crocheted||$570,996|
|5||Men's or boys' shirts, knitted or crocheted||$278,586|
|6||Imports of returned exports||$275,726|
|7||T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted||$143,964|
|8||Miscellaneous machines, parts||$26,132|
|9||Cassette players, turntables||$10,500|
|10||Aircraft engines, parts||$9,750|
Top Botswana Trading PartnersTotal Botswana trade: $109,369,031
|1||New York City||$81,171,901|
|2||Low Value Shipments||$15,815,455|
Top US Trading PartnersTotal U.S. trade for all countries: $1,240,094,299,613
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
Botswana’s trade rose to $109,369,031 through April
Botswana’s trade with the United States rose to $109,369,031 through the first four months of 2013, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 41.91 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Botswana’s exports increased 50.33 percent while imports rose 38.61 percent. The U.S. deficit with Botswana was $44,016,083.Through April, Botswana’s top U.S. Customs districts for total imports and exports were No. 1 New York City, No. 2 Low Value Shipments, No. 3 Houston, No. 4 San Francisco and No. 5 Charleston compared to last year when the top spots were held by No. 1 New York City, No. 2 Low Value Shipments, No. 3 Miami, No. 4 Charleston and No. 5 Houston. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 3.49 percent of Botswana’s U.S. trade.. That compares to -27.08 percent for the nation’s top five Customs districts during the same time period.
Taking a closer look at the leading U.S. gateways for U.S. trade with Botswana,:
- Trade with No. 1 New York City rose 53.26 percent to $81,171,901.
Exports rose 651.46 percent to $5,574,260. Imports rose 44.76 percent to $75,597,641.
- Trade with No. 2 Low Value Shipments rose 51.62 percent to $15,815,455.
Exports rose 51.80 percent to $15,809,156. Imports fell -62.53 percent to $6,299.
- Trade with No. 3 Houston rose 304.81 percent to $5,162,217.
Exports rose 304.81 percent to $5,162,217. Imports fell to $0.
- Trade with No. 4 San Francisco rose 11,930.82 percent to $2,274,307.
Exports rose 11,930.82 percent to $2,274,307. Imports fell to $0.
- Trade with No. 5 Charleston fell -55.02 percent to $1,257,833.
Exports rose to $264,287. Imports fell -64.47 percent to $993,546.
Through April, 19 Customs districts posted trade surpluses with Botswana while 3 had deficits. That compares with 18 surpluses and 5 deficits for the same period one year ago. The top surplus was with Low Value Shipments at $15,802,857, the largest deficit was with New York City at $-70,023,381.
Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world decreased to $1,240,094,299,613, down -0.88 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 0.32 percent to $4,038,186,093; imports dropped -1.20 percent to $-15,017,653,007. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Canada, China, Mexico, Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit climbed $-214,073,880,779, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $-233,129,719,879.
The top five U.S. exports to Botswana by value through April were low value shipments; misc. machinery for moving, grading; human blood, animal blood, plasma, vaccines; medical technology; and aircraft, respectively. They accounted for 87.80 percent of total exports to Botswana.
The value of the top five U.S. imports from Botswana -- diamonds, not mounted; antiques; women's or girls' suits, not knit; sweaters, pullovers, vest, knit or crocheted; and men's or boys' shirts, knitted or crocheted -- accounted for 99.35 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Botswana:
- Low value shipments rose 51.80 percent compared to last year to $15,809,156.
- Misc. machinery for moving, grading rose compared to last year to $5,068,405.
- Human blood, animal blood, plasma, vaccines rose compared to last year to $4,888,589.
- Medical technology rose 3,727.62 percent compared to last year to $2,307,021.
- Aircraft rose 35.21 percent compared to last year to $617,265.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Botswana
- Diamonds, not mounted rose 49.84 percent compared to last year to $72,990,666.
- Antiques rose compared to last year to $1,468,450.
- Women's or girls' suits, not knit fell -62.95 percent compared to last year to $889,004.
- Sweaters, pullovers, vest, knit or crocheted rose 20.28 percent compared to last year to $570,996.
- Men's or boys' shirts, knitted or crocheted fell -80.08 percent compared to last year to $278,586.
In the latest annual figures available, Botswana recorded $77,067,639 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its top five Customs districts were New York City, Low Value Shipments, Miami, Charleston and Washington, D.C.. Total U.S. exports to Botswana were $47,983,957 and imports from Botswana were $216,546,405. The U.S. deficit with Botswana was $-168,562,448.