Top Exports To GabonTotal Exports To Gabon: $81,961,231
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
|1||Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen||$9,707,299|
|2||Parts for heavy machinery||$8,973,599|
|3||Electric generating sets, rotary converters||$4,969,730|
|4||Meteorological, hydaulic and survey equipment||$3,836,153|
|5||Miscellaneous machines, parts||$3,799,855|
|6||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$3,606,864|
|7||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$2,876,165|
|8||Interchange tools for hand- or machine-tools||$2,845,072|
|10||Coke Etc of Coal, Lignite or Peat; Retort Car 2704||$2,550,560|
Total Imports From GabonTotal Imports From Gabon: $43,734,936
|1||Oil, not crude||$23,808,309|
|2||Manganese ores and concentrates||$16,621,695|
|3||Imports of returned exports||$935,040|
|4||Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic||$774,665|
|5||Collectors items of historic or botanic interest||$427,200|
|7||Veneer sheets not more than 6 mm thick||$288,128|
|8||Plywood, veneered and laminated wood||$284,836|
|9||Landline, cellular phone equipment||$124,612|
|10||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$24,884|
Top Gabon Trading PartnersTotal Gabon trade: $125,696,167
|3||New York City||$14,777,147|
Top US Trading PartnersTotal U.S. trade for all countries: $1,240,094,299,613
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
Gabon’s trade rose to $125,696,167 through April
Gabon’s trade with the United States rose to $125,696,167 through the first four months of 2013, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s -72.82 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Gabon’s exports increased 8.03 percent while imports dropped -88.69 percent. The U.S. surplus with Gabon was $38,226,295.Through April, Gabon’s top U.S. Customs districts for total imports and exports were No. 1 Houston, No. 2 New Orleans, No. 3 New York City, No. 4 Mobile and No. 5 Philadelphia compared to last year when the top spots were held by No. 1 New Orleans, No. 2 U.S. Virgin Islands, No. 3 Houston, No. 4 Honolulu and No. 5 Norfolk. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 29.51 percent of Gabon’s U.S. trade.. That compares to 376.43 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 Gabon,:
- Trade with No. 1 Houston fell -28.46 percent to $44,265,293.
Exports rose 10.20 percent to $43,185,679. Imports fell -95.24 percent to $1,079,614.
- Trade with No. 2 New Orleans fell -92.13 percent to $17,241,914.
Exports fell -43.30 percent to $3,773,949. Imports fell -93.66 percent to $13,467,965.
- Trade with No. 3 New York City rose 251.25 percent to $14,777,147.
Exports rose 30.65 percent to $4,948,815. Imports rose 2,245.63 percent to $9,828,332.
- Trade with No. 4 Mobile rose 116.18 percent to $11,871,318.
Exports rose 116.18 percent to $11,871,318. Imports fell to $0.
- Trade with No. 5 Philadelphia rose 12,763.26 percent to $8,900,221.
Exports rose 715.07 percent to $342,769. Imports rose 31,434.26 percent to $8,557,452.
Through April, 16 Customs districts posted trade surpluses with Gabon while 12 had deficits. That compares with 20 surpluses and 7 deficits for the same period one year ago. The top surplus was with Houston at $42,106,065, the largest deficit was with New Orleans at $-9,694,016.
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 Gabon by value through April were poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen; parts for heavy machinery; electric generating sets, rotary converters; meteorological, hydaulic and survey equipment; and miscellaneous machines, parts, respectively. They accounted for 38.17 percent of total exports to Gabon.
The value of the top five U.S. imports from Gabon -- oil, not crude; manganese ores and concentrates; imports of returned exports; wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; and collectors items of historic or botanic interest -- accounted for 97.33 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Gabon:
- Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen rose 24.72 percent compared to last year to $9,707,299.
- Parts for heavy machinery fell -34.05 percent compared to last year to $8,973,599.
- Electric generating sets, rotary converters rose 211.11 percent compared to last year to $4,969,730.
- Meteorological, hydaulic and survey equipment rose 234.55 percent compared to last year to $3,836,153.
- Miscellaneous machines, parts rose 225.43 percent compared to last year to $3,799,855.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Gabon
- Oil, not crude rose 10.53 percent compared to last year to $23,808,309.
- Manganese ores and concentrates rose 16.48 percent compared to last year to $16,621,695.
- Imports of returned exports fell -23.08 percent compared to last year to $935,040.
- Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic rose 54.98 percent compared to last year to $774,665.
- Collectors items of historic or botanic interest rose compared to last year to $427,200.
In the latest annual figures available, Gabon recorded $462,399,175 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its top five Customs districts were New Orleans, Philadelphia, New York City, Honolulu and Houston. Total U.S. exports to Gabon were $318,846,239 and imports from Gabon were $1,885,875,183. The U.S. deficit with Gabon was $-1,567,028,944.