Bahrain is currently our 85th largest goods trading partner with $1.9 billion in total (two way) goods trade during 2012. Goods exports totaled $1.2 billion; Goods imports totaled $701 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Bahrain was $508 million in 2012.
Bahrain was the United States' 75th largest goods export market in 2012.
U.S. goods exports to Bahrain in 2012 were $1.2 billion, down 0.3% ($4 million) from 2011, but up 188% from 2002. U.S. exports to Bahrain are up from 245% from 2005 (Pre-FTA).
The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2012 were: Vehicles ($294 million), Special Other (low value shipments) ($256 million), Machinery ($251 million), Electrical Machinery ($77 million), and Aircraft ($54 million).
U.S. exports of agricultural products to Bahrain totaled $63 million in 2012. Leading categories include: dairy products ($18 million), poultry meat ($6 million), and red meats fresh/frozen/chilled ($6 million).
Bahrain was the United States' 87th largest supplier of goods imports in 2012.
U.S. goods imports from Bahrain totaled $701 million in 2012, a 35.2% increase ($183 million) from 2011, and up 78% from 2002. U.S. imports from Bahrain are up 62% from 2005 (Pre-FTA).
The five largest import categories in 2012 were: Aluminum ($171 million), Fertilizers ($164 million), Mineral Fuel (oil) ($120 million), Woven Apparel ($90 million), and Miscellaneous Textile Articles ($77 million).
U.S. imports of agricultural products to Bahrain totaled $978 thousand in 2012.
The U.S. goods surplus was $508 million in 2012, down 26.8% ($186 million) from 2011.
U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bahrain (stock) was not available in 2011.
Bahrain FDI in the United States (stock) was not available in 2011 (latest data available) (it was $165 million in 2009).