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Anguilla

Anguilla ranked No. 169 in total trade value through February with a total of $13.31 million. Exports totaled $13.07 million and Imports totaled $242,131, a surplus of $12.82 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $13.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $2,963,837
2Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $2,943,942
3Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands $1,844,200
4Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,767,831
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $1,733,997
6Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $1,023,714
7Miami International Airport $341,533
8Port of New Orleans $132,201
9Port Laredo $122,130
10Port Miami $116,084

U.S. trade with Anguilla rose to $13.31 million through February

Anguilla’s trade with the United States rose to $13.31 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 23.37 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Anguilla’s exports decreased 15.81 percent while imports fell 86.9 percent. The U.S. surplus with Anguilla was $12.82 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 2 Port of Palm Beach, 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 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Port of Frederiksted, V.I.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 84.57 percent of Anguilla’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla. fell 10.64 percent to $2.96 million.
    Exports fell 10.64 percent to $2.96 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Palm Beach, Fla. fell 53.11 percent to $2.94 million.
    Exports fell 53.33 percent to $2.93 million. Imports rose 522.78 percent to $15,090.
  • Trade with No. 3 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands rose 261.25 percent to $1.84 million.
    Exports rose 261.25 percent to $1.84 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 34.33 percent to $1.77 million.
    Exports rose 33.51 percent to $1.76 million. Imports totaled $10,800.
  • Trade with No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 9.86 percent to $1.73 million.
    Exports fell 9.86 percent to $1.73 million. There were no imports.

Anguilla ranked No. 169 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 166.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $650.55 billion, up 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 2.61 percent to $260.05 billion; imports climbed 0.14 percent to $390.5 billion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $130.45 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $136.53 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Anguilla by value through February were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Low value shipments; Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles; Furniture, parts; and Seats, excluding barber, dental, respectively. They accounted for 47.94 percent of total exports to Anguilla.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Anguilla –– Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi; Value added to a returned import; Salvage; and Paintings, drawings and other artwork –– accounted for 89.75 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 21.15 percent compared to last year to $2.59 million.
  • Low value shipments fell 9.86 percent compared to last year to $1.73 million.
  • Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles totaled $1.02 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Furniture, parts rose 117.11 percent compared to last year to $461,314.
  • Seats, excluding barber, dental rose 6195.96 percent compared to last year to $458,661.

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

  • Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors fell 56.39 percent compared to last year to $122,130.
  • Aluminum plates, sheets, strip more than 0.2mm thi totaled $52,919. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 852.99 percent compared to last year to $23,091.
  • Salvage rose 27.5 percent compared to last year to $10,669.
  • Paintings, drawings and other artwork rose 88.89 percent compared to last year to $8,500.

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.