Nicaragua
Foreign Trade
Between USA and Nicaragua

Waterborne foreign imports from Nicaragua to the United States in 2015 totaled $2,283,149,295. Exports to Nicaragua in 2015 were $1,055,951,619.

Information about foreign trade between Nicaragua and US ports is avaiable for imports and exports.

The value of container cargo imported from Nicaragua represented 97.8% of all vessel imports, $2,233,590,213 versus $2,283,149,295.

By weight, container cargo imports from Nicaragua represented 74.2% of all vessel shippments, 345,858,753 (kg) versus 466,322,891 (kg).

Complete details for vessel and container imports and exports since 2003 are shown in the tables and charts below.

Trade totals are only for the USA ports listed here at World Port Source.

Vessel measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2015  $2,283,149,295  $1,055,951,619
2014  $2,361,779,713  $833,263,018
2013  $2,085,734,774  $876,515,299
2012  $2,077,803,199  $896,759,856
2011  $2,002,988,529  $856,459,531
2010  $1,534,106,734  $774,784,375
2009  $1,298,225,606  $571,695,401
2008  $1,386,735,187  $897,737,241
2007  $1,343,823,262  $720,460,715
2006  $1,301,154,888  $604,272,036
2005  $962,577,046  $473,302,021
2004  $865,318,699  $457,450,798
2003  $676,667,946  $375,326,942


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Container measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2015  $2,233,590,213  $508,433,057
2014  $2,297,604,399  $415,338,397
2013  $2,015,746,169  $368,225,930
2012  $1,975,003,472  $423,722,332
2011  $1,924,425,029  $384,575,159
2010  $1,435,921,312  $334,079,744
2009  $1,224,530,047  $198,158,712
2008  $1,343,132,420  $344,863,997
2007  $1,298,366,714  $338,865,808
2006  $1,138,773,263  $245,839,427
2005  $913,417,572  $195,597,447
2004  $837,396,174  $190,173,050
2003  $651,395,221  $153,687,075


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Vessel measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2015  466,322,891  787,918,810
2014  491,358,725  566,929,249
2013  423,666,579  567,604,883
2012  452,961,490  612,410,816
2011  449,830,377  805,742,954
2010  518,585,752  768,571,070
2009  425,647,910  602,250,979
2008  364,187,313  746,210,096
2007  381,164,787  813,955,427
2006  571,867,055  769,462,407
2005  325,618,777  693,967,892
2004  252,221,273  539,947,420
2003  206,168,698  570,563,386


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


Container measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2015  345,858,753  152,172,757
2014  345,858,753  125,787,714
2013  277,813,540  114,545,940
2012  290,250,599  121,220,902
2011  273,895,743  111,369,715
2010  257,710,344  104,611,325
2009  235,393,798  82,561,783
2008  269,826,254  101,287,474
2007  273,864,045  96,811,451
2006  225,054,991  95,303,003
2005  203,336,442  76,567,864
2004  195,442,654  78,518,166
2003  162,776,744  94,765,998


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


Complete import and export trade data is available from the
Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau
usatrade.census.gov