Overview: In January 2021 Dist of Columbia exported $124M and imported $27.4M, resulting in a positive trade balance of $96.2M. Between January 2020 and January 2021 the exports of Dist of Columbia have decreased by $-290M (-70.1%) from $414M to $124M, while imports decreased by $-3.57M (-11.6%) from $30.9M to $27.4M.
Trade: In January 2021, the top exports of Dist of Columbia were Commodities not elsewhere specified ($38.8M), Aircraft Parts ($31.5M), Large Construction Vehicles ($15M), Coin ($8.75M), and Armored vehicles ($7.75M). In January 2021 the top imports of Dist of Columbia were Fish Fillets ($2.41M), Commodities not elsewhere specified ($1.88M), Other Furniture ($1.49M), Aircraft Parts ($1.44M), and Wine ($1.4M).
Destinations: In January 2021, Dist of Columbia exported mostly to United Kingdom ($48.3M), Egypt ($30.6M), Germany ($9.26M), Qatar ($5.35M), and United Arab Emirates ($5.21M), and imported mostly from Canada ($5.52M), Germany ($1.86M), United Kingdom ($1.75M), France ($1.71M), and China ($1.5M).
Growth: In January 2021, the decrease in Dist of Columbia's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an decrease in exports to Qatar ($-182M or -97.1%), United Arab Emirates ($-87.7M or -94.4%), and Egypt ($-21M or -40.7%), and product exports decrease in Explosive Ammunition ($-99.8M or -99.8%), Navigation Equipment ($-73.1M or -99.7%), and Armored vehicles ($-44.4M or -85.1%). In January 2021, the decrease in Dist of Columbia's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an decrease in imports from Germany ($-2.57M or -57.9%), Japan ($-2.57M or -95.2%), and China ($-2.52M or -62.6%), and product imports decrease in Paintings ($-2.52M or -85.5%), Motorcycles ($-1.79M or -87.3%), and Chemical Analysis Instruments ($-1.56M or -88.2%).