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Anguilla

Anguilla ranked No. 176 in total trade value through August with a total of $48.82 million. Exports totaled $47.43 million and Imports totaled $1.39 million, a surplus of $46.05 million.

January – August 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $48.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $12,544,670
2Port Everglades, Fla. $9,152,638
3Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands $8,649,210
4Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $6,996,881
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $6,128,263
6Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $1,023,714
7Miami International Airport $909,424
8Port Laredo $872,759
9Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $600,000
10Port of New Orleans $487,407

U.S. trade with Anguilla rose to $48.82 million through August

Anguilla’s trade with the United States rose to $48.82 million through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 34.26 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Anguilla decreased 33.05 percent while U.S. imports from Anguilla fell 59.31 percent. The U.S. surplus with Anguilla was $46.05 million.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Palm Beach, Fla.; No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 3 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands; No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico; and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Palm Beach, Fla. No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla. No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 Port of Frederiksted, V.I.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 89.05 percent of Anguilla’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Palm Beach, Fla. fell 46.1 percent to $12.54 million.
    Exports fell 46.3 percent to $12.49 million. Imports rose 278.76 percent to $52,579.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla. fell 53.49 percent to $9.15 million.
    Exports fell 53.54 percent to $9.14 million. Imports totaled $9,600.
  • Trade with No. 3 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands rose 179.58 percent to $8.65 million.
    Exports rose 179.58 percent to $8.65 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 4.27 percent to $7 million.
    Exports rose 4.32 percent to $6.96 million. Imports fell 4.25 percent to $33,392.
  • Trade with No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 31.02 percent to $6.13 million.
    Exports fell 31.02 percent to $6.13 million. There were no imports.

Anguilla ranked No. 176 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 167.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.77 trillion, down 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.71 percent to $1.1 trillion; imports dropped 0.07 percent to $1.67 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $575.47 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $568.8 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Anguilla by value through August were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Low value shipments; Furniture, parts; Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles; and Motor vehicles for transporting people, respectively. They accounted for 47.82 percent of total exports to Anguilla.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Anguilla –– Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; Value added to a returned import; Salvage; Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi; and Paintings, drawings and other artwork –– accounted for 90.58 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Anguilla:

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 52.42 percent compared to last year to $11.78 million.
  • Low value shipments fell 31.02 percent compared to last year to $6.13 million.
  • Furniture, parts fell 15.47 percent compared to last year to $1.93 million.
  • Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles rose 347.7 percent compared to last year to $1.45 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 170.81 percent compared to last year to $1.39 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Anguilla:

  • Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors fell 33.93 percent compared to last year to $872,759.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 245.74 percent compared to last year to $220,750.
  • Salvage rose 16.49 percent compared to last year to $81,589.
  • Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi totaled $52,919. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Paintings, drawings and other artwork rose 180.5 percent compared to last year to $28,050.

In the latest annual figures available, Anguilla recorded $64 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Miami; San Juan; Low Value Shipments; U.S. Virgin Islands; and Laredo. Total U.S. exports to Anguilla were $ 59.44 million and imports from Anguilla were $4.56 million. The U.S. surplus with Anguilla was $54.87 million.