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Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands ranked No. 189 in total trade value through March with a total of $6.36 million. Exports totaled $70,432 and Imports totaled $6.29 million, a deficit of $6.22 million.

January – March 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $6.36 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $3,487,522
2Port Miami $1,302,304
3Port of Newark $1,294,687
4Port of Los Angeles $177,063
5Miami International Airport $46,278
6Port of New Orleans $20,919
7Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $18,726
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $8,699
9Low-Valued Imports and Exports $4,985
10Low Value $909

U.S. trade with Falkland Islands rose to $6.36 million through March

Falkland Islands’s trade with the United States rose to $6.36 million through the first three months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 704.3 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Falkland Islands’s exports increased 210.05 percent while imports rose 718.92 percent. The U.S. deficit with Falkland Islands was $6.22 million.

Through March, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of New York; No. 2 Port Miami; No. 3 Port of Newark; No. 4 Port of Los Angeles; and No. 5 Miami International Airport. 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 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Low Value. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 99.15 percent of Falkland Islands’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of New York totaled $3.49 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $3.49 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port Miami rose 22513 percent to $1.3 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.3 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Newark rose 69.32 percent to $1.29 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 69.32 percent to $1.29 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Los Angeles totaled $177,063.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $177,063.
  • Trade with No. 5 Miami International Airport rose 940.42 percent to $46,278.
    Exports rose 754.81 percent to $38,022. Imports totaled $8,256.

Falkland Islands ranked No. 189 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 214.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.01 trillion, up 0.65 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 1.42 percent to $408.22 billion; imports climbed 0.13 percent to $598.47 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 $190.25 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $195.16 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Falkland Islands by value through March were the categories of Misc. plastic articles; Instruments to measure flow levels, parts; Parts for cellular communications; Compasses and similar navigational instruments; and Low value shipments, respectively. They accounted for 86.16 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; Antibiotics; Value added to a returned import; and Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment –– accounted for 99.95 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.
  • Instruments to measure flow levels, parts totaled $12,350. 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.
  • Compasses and similar navigational instruments totaled $5,057. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Low value shipments rose 428.63 percent compared to last year to $4,985.

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

  • Frozen fish rose 880.07 percent compared to last year to $6.07 million.
  • Fish fillets, chilled or frozen rose 30.16 percent compared to last year to $188,728.
  • Antibiotics totaled $13,310. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $8,256. 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.

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.