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Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands ranked No. 197 in total trade value through February with a total of $2.84 million. Exports totaled $48,200 and Imports totaled $2.8 million, a deficit of $2.75 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $2.84 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Miami $1,302,304
2Port of Newark $1,294,687
3Port of Los Angeles $177,063
4Miami International Airport $29,591
5Port of New Orleans $20,919
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $8,699
7Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $6,376
8Low-Valued Imports and Exports $3,534
9Low Value $572

U.S. trade with Falkland Islands rose to $2.84 million through February

Falkland Islands’s trade with the United States rose to $2.84 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 343.54 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Falkland Islands’s exports increased 169.92 percent while imports rose 348.51 percent. The U.S. deficit with Falkland Islands was $2.75 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port Miami; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 Port of Los Angeles; No. 4 Miami International Airport; and No. 5 Port of New Orleans. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio No. 3 Port Miami No. 4 Low Value and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 99.33 percent of Falkland Islands’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port Miami rose 22513 percent to $1.3 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.3 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark rose 108.94 percent to $1.29 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 108.94 percent to $1.29 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Los Angeles totaled $177,063.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $177,063.
  • Trade with No. 4 Miami International Airport totaled $29,591.
    Exports totaled $29,591. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of New Orleans totaled $20,919.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $20,919.

Falkland Islands ranked No. 197 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 213.

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 Falkland Islands by value through February were the categories of Misc. plastic articles; Parts for cellular communications; Low value shipments; Navigational equipment; and TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders, respectively. They accounted for 100 percent of total exports to Falkland Islands.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Falkland Islands –– Frozen fish; Antibiotics; Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment; Jewelry, parts; and Salvage –– accounted for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Misc. plastic articles totaled $29,591. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Parts for cellular communications totaled $8,699. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Low value shipments rose 564.29 percent compared to last year to $3,534.
  • Navigational equipment totaled $3,263. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders totaled $3,113. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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

  • Frozen fish rose 347.69 percent compared to last year to $2.77 million.
  • Antibiotics totaled $13,310. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment totaled $5,154. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Jewelry, parts totaled $2,455. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Salvage fell 84.37 percent compared to last year to $572.

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.