Top Exports To Sierra LeoneTotal Exports To Sierra Leone: $21,927,979
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
|1||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$4,446,058|
|2||Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen||$2,242,073|
|3||Sauces and preparations; mixed condiments||$2,020,065|
|4||Machinery for sorting minerals, ores||$1,892,396|
|5||Parts for heavy machinery||$1,261,696|
|6||Worn clothing, other worn textile articles||$1,198,856|
|7||Low value shipments||$714,841|
|8||Motor vehicle parts||$661,689|
|9||Motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 peopl||$545,493|
Total Imports From Sierra LeoneTotal Imports From Sierra Leone: $5,565,341
|1||Diamonds, not mounted||$3,217,736|
|4||Titanium Ores and Concentrates 2614||$159,500|
|5||Parts for heavy machinery||$106,884|
|6||Millstones Etc For Grinding Etc, Various Mate 6804||$99,892|
|9||Miscellaneous machine parts||$45,596|
|10||Gaskets & Similar Joints of Metal Sheeting 8484||$40,870|
Top Sierra Leone Trading PartnersTotal Sierra Leone trade: $27,493,320
|1||New York City||$8,517,880|
|9||Low Value Shipments||$791,965|
Top US Trading PartnersTotal U.S. trade for all countries: $1,240,094,299,613
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
Sierra Leone’s trade rose to $27,493,320 through April
Sierra Leone’s trade with the United States rose to $27,493,320 through the first four months of 2013, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s -26.86 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Sierra Leone’s exports decreased -31.64 percent while imports rose 0.95 percent. The U.S. surplus with Sierra Leone was $16,362,638.Through April, Sierra Leone’s top U.S. Customs districts for total imports and exports were No. 1 New York City, No. 2 Atlanta/Savannah, No. 3 Houston, No. 4 Baltimore and No. 5 Los Angeles compared to last year when the top spots were held by No. 1 New York City, No. 2 Houston, No. 3 Atlanta/Savannah, No. 4 New Orleans and No. 5 Mobile. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 30.88 percent of Sierra Leone’s U.S. trade.. That compares to 78.94 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 Sierra Leone,:
- Trade with No. 1 New York City fell -27.38 percent to $8,517,880.
Exports fell -40.81 percent to $5,885,606. Imports rose 47.50 percent to $2,632,274.
- Trade with No. 2 Atlanta/savannah fell -9.11 percent to $5,154,832.
Exports fell -6.74 percent to $5,032,466. Imports fell -55.56 percent to $122,366.
- Trade with No. 3 Houston fell -51.93 percent to $3,206,437.
Exports fell -48.77 percent to $3,203,857. Imports fell -99.38 percent to $2,580.
- Trade with No. 4 Baltimore rose 280.76 percent to $2,784,392.
Exports rose 275.51 percent to $2,526,155. Imports rose 341.09 percent to $258,237.
- Trade with No. 5 Los Angeles rose 33.60 percent to $1,342,676.
Exports rose 25.46 percent to $1,260,813. Imports rose to $81,863.
Through April, 20 Customs districts posted trade surpluses with Sierra Leone while 6 had deficits. That compares with 24 surpluses and 6 deficits for the same period one year ago. The top surplus was with Atlanta/Savannah at $4,910,100, the largest deficit was with San Francisco at $-746,753.
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 Sierra Leone by value through April were motor vehicles for transporting people; poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen; sauces and preparations; mixed condiments; machinery for sorting minerals, ores; and parts for heavy machinery, respectively. They accounted for 54.10 percent of total exports to Sierra Leone.
The value of the top five U.S. imports from Sierra Leone -- diamonds, not mounted; antiques; gold; titanium ores and concentrates 2614; and parts for heavy machinery -- accounted for 83.56 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Sierra Leone:
- Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 2.56 percent compared to last year to $4,446,058.
- Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen fell -64.61 percent compared to last year to $2,242,073.
- Sauces and preparations; mixed condiments fell -37.58 percent compared to last year to $2,020,065.
- Machinery for sorting minerals, ores rose 407.76 percent compared to last year to $1,892,396.
- Parts for heavy machinery rose 50.17 percent compared to last year to $1,261,696.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Sierra Leone
- Diamonds, not mounted rose 906.23 percent compared to last year to $3,217,736.
- Antiques rose 4,095.02 percent compared to last year to $943,880.
- Gold fell -14.94 percent compared to last year to $222,559.
- Titanium Ores and Concentrates 2614 fell -94.70 percent compared to last year to $159,500.
- Parts for heavy machinery rose compared to last year to $106,884.
In the latest annual figures available, Sierra Leone recorded $37,589,319 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its top five Customs districts were New York City, Houston, Atlanta/Savannah, Baltimore and New Orleans. Total U.S. exports to Sierra Leone were $101,567,034 and imports from Sierra Leone were $17,913,026. The U.S. surplus with Sierra Leone was $83,654,008.