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Bureau of Transportation Statistics - International Transportation Data Program

Bureau of Transportation Statistics - International Transportation Data Program

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Maritime Vessels Carry More Than Half of Growing U.S.–East Africa Trade

There were are combined $1.3 billion in U.S. exports in 2007 to five East African nations:

  • Burundi
  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda

Modal breakdown of 2007 U.S.–East African trade:

  • 57 percent by vessel
  • 22 percent by air
  • 21 percent by other modes–mostly U.S. shipments of aircraft to Kenya (the aircraft itself is the commodity being shipped)