Top Exports To TunisiaTotal Exports To Tunisia: $169,294,094
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
|1||Soybeans, whether broken or not||$37,163,916|
|2||Misc. vegetable fats, oils||$19,316,094|
|3||Polymers of vinyl chloride||$9,815,883|
|5||Chemical woodpulp, not dissolving grade||$7,949,481|
|6||Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi||$6,845,133|
|9||Polymers of ethylene||$3,946,462|
|10||Worn clothing, other worn textile articles||$2,645,672|
Total Imports From TunisiaTotal Imports From Tunisia: $331,629,081
|1||Oil, not crude||$175,523,065|
|5||Parts for cellular communications||$7,183,124|
|6||Men's or boys' suits, not knit||$7,181,675|
|7||Women's or girls' suits, not knit||$4,667,714|
|8||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$4,304,285|
|9||Dates, figs, pineapples and other fruit||$3,991,367|
|10||Bras, girdles, garters||$3,885,694|
Top Tunisia Trading PartnersTotal Tunisia trade: $500,923,175
|2||New York City||$89,724,409|
Top US Trading PartnersTotal U.S. trade for all countries: $1,240,094,299,613
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
Tunisia’s trade rose to $500,923,175 through April
Tunisia’s trade with the United States rose to $500,923,175 through the first four months of 2013, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 25.21 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Tunisia’s exports decreased -20.43 percent while imports rose 77.06 percent. The U.S. deficit with Tunisia was $162,334,987.Through April, Tunisia’s top U.S. Customs districts for total imports and exports were No. 1 Houston, No. 2 New York City, No. 3 New Orleans, No. 4 Norfolk and No. 5 Atlanta/Savannah compared to last year when the top spots were held by No. 1 New York City, No. 2 New Orleans, No. 3 Houston, No. 4 Atlanta/Savannah and No. 5 Mobile. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 29.66 percent of Tunisia’s U.S. trade.. That compares to 3.55 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 Tunisia,:
- Trade with No. 1 Houston rose 425.00 percent to $167,049,108.
Exports rose 6.73 percent to $31,591,747. Imports rose 6,001.26 percent to $135,457,361.
- Trade with No. 2 New York City fell -33.99 percent to $89,724,409.
Exports fell -0.99 percent to $7,807,617. Imports fell -36.02 percent to $81,916,792.
- Trade with No. 3 New Orleans fell -15.58 percent to $81,386,516.
Exports fell -47.37 percent to $48,437,108. Imports rose 653.70 percent to $32,949,408.
- Trade with No. 4 Norfolk rose 202.49 percent to $24,514,058.
Exports rose 222.50 percent to $23,196,488. Imports rose 44.58 percent to $1,317,570.
- Trade with No. 5 Atlanta/savannah rose 35.97 percent to $23,665,509.
Exports rose 53.31 percent to $19,803,533. Imports fell -13.94 percent to $3,861,976.
Through April, 15 Customs districts posted trade surpluses with Tunisia while 25 had deficits. That compares with 17 surpluses and 23 deficits for the same period one year ago. The top surplus was with Norfolk at $21,878,918, the largest deficit was with Houston at $-103,865,614.
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 Tunisia by value through April were soybeans, whether broken or not; misc. vegetable fats, oils; polymers of vinyl chloride; aircraft parts; and chemical woodpulp, not dissolving grade, respectively. They accounted for 49.23 percent of total exports to Tunisia.
The value of the top five U.S. imports from Tunisia -- oil, not crude; olive oil; engine parts; jewelry, parts; and parts for cellular communications -- accounted for 76.61 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Tunisia:
- Soybeans, whether broken or not fell -16.70 percent compared to last year to $37,163,916.
- Misc. vegetable fats, oils fell -63.00 percent compared to last year to $19,316,094.
- Polymers of vinyl chloride rose 27.94 percent compared to last year to $9,815,883.
- Aircraft parts rose 1,597.26 percent compared to last year to $9,091,971.
- Chemical woodpulp, not dissolving grade fell -28.30 percent compared to last year to $7,949,481.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Tunisia
- Oil, not crude rose 128.35 percent compared to last year to $175,523,065.
- Olive oil rose 97.27 percent compared to last year to $54,703,988.
- Engine parts fell -4.28 percent compared to last year to $9,339,656.
- Jewelry, parts rose 1,595.30 percent compared to last year to $7,296,879.
- Parts for cellular communications rose 90.81 percent compared to last year to $7,183,124.
In the latest annual figures available, Tunisia recorded $400,068,599 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its top five Customs districts were New York City, New Orleans, Houston, Philadelphia and Norfolk. Total U.S. exports to Tunisia were $593,871,979 and imports from Tunisia were $737,888,215. The U.S. deficit with Tunisia was $-144,016,236.