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Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands ranked No. 203 in total trade value through October with a total of $13.18 million. Exports totaled $164,037 and Imports totaled $13.02 million, a deficit of $12.85 million.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $13.18 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $9,091,504
2Port of Charleston $1,403,903
3Port Everglades, Fla. $1,208,208
4Port of Philadelphia $653,681
5Port of Los Angeles $591,713
6Miami International Airport $93,853
7Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $45,679
8Port of New Orleans $40,091
9Low Value $20,307
10Low-Valued Imports and Exports $11,359

U.S. trade with Falkland Islands rose to $13.18 million through October

Falkland Islands’s trade with the United States rose to $13.18 million through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 22.78 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Falkland Islands’s exports decreased 58.85 percent while imports rose 25.93 percent. The U.S. deficit with Falkland Islands was $12.85 million.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 Port of Charleston; No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 4 Port of Philadelphia; and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 Port of Los Angeles No. 3 Port of Charleston No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Port Miami. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 98.23 percent of Falkland Islands’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark rose 56.08 percent to $9.09 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 56.08 percent to $9.09 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Charleston fell 11.25 percent to $1.4 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 11.25 percent to $1.4 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla. rose 1305.29 percent to $1.21 million.
    Exports totaled $6,000. Imports rose 1298.31 percent to $1.2 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Philadelphia totaled $653,681.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $653,681.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Los Angeles fell 76.55 percent to $591,713.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 76.55 percent to $591,713.

Falkland Islands ranked No. 203 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 199.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.51 trillion, up 9.44 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 8.95 percent to $1.39 trillion; imports climbed 9.77 percent to $2.12 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are China; Canada; Mexico; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $732.48 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $657.79 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Falkland Islands by value through October were the categories of TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders; Cell phones, related equipment; Instruments to measure flow levels, parts; Low value shipments; and Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts, respectively. They accounted for 65.72 percent of total exports to Falkland Islands.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Falkland Islands –– Frozen fish; Fish fillets, chilled or frozen; Salvage; Navigational equipment; and Value added to a returned import –– accounted for 99.82 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Falkland Islands:

  • TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders rose 2.3 percent compared to last year to $41,850.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 82.19 percent compared to last year to $31,142.
  • Instruments to measure flow levels, parts rose 96.08 percent compared to last year to $15,000.
  • Low value shipments fell 56.19 percent compared to last year to $11,359.
  • Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts totaled $8,456. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Falkland Islands:

  • Frozen fish rose 63.83 percent compared to last year to $10.79 million.
  • Fish fillets, chilled or frozen fell 40.72 percent compared to last year to $2.15 million.
  • Salvage rose 104.44 percent compared to last year to $20,307.
  • Navigational equipment totaled $18,745. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $11,984. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Falkland Islands recorded $12.21 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Miami; Los Angeles; Cleveland; and Low Value Shipments. Total U.S. exports to Falkland Islands were $ 482,089 and imports from Falkland Islands were $11.73 million. The U.S. deficit with Falkland Islands was $11.25 million.