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Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands ranked No. 189 in total trade value through May with a total of $13.15 million. Exports totaled $70,432 and Imports totaled $13.08 million, a deficit of $13.01 million.

January – May 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $13.15 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $3,624,345
2Port of New York $3,487,522
3Port Miami $2,442,020
4Port Everglades, Fla. $1,922,235
5Port of Long Beach $746,573
6Port of Houston $633,800
7Port of Los Angeles $177,063
8Miami International Airport $46,278
9Port of New Orleans $30,967
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $18,726

U.S. trade with Falkland Islands rose to $13.15 million through May

Falkland Islands’s trade with the United States rose to $13.15 million through the first five months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 107.34 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Falkland Islands decreased 13.14 percent while U.S. imports from Falkland Islands rose 108.9 percent. The U.S. deficit with Falkland Islands was $13.01 million.

Through May, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 Port of New York; No. 3 Port Miami; No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla.; and No. 5 Port of Long Beach. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 Port of Philadelphia No. 3 Port of Los Angeles No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 92.93 percent of Falkland Islands’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark fell 29.68 percent to $3.62 million.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 29.68 percent to $3.62 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of New York totaled $3.49 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $3.49 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port Miami rose 42304 percent to $2.44 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $2.44 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. rose 31937 percent to $1.92 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.92 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Long Beach totaled $746,573.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $746,573.

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. 202.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.71 trillion, up 0.56 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 0.12 percent to $685.55 billion; imports climbed 0.86 percent to $1.03 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 $342.77 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $334.82 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Falkland Islands by value through May 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; Jewelry, parts; and Value added to a returned import –– accounted for 99.87 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 14.6 percent compared to last year to $4,985.

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

  • Frozen fish rose 132.61 percent compared to last year to $12.68 million.
  • Fish fillets, chilled or frozen fell 56.52 percent compared to last year to $347,235.
  • Antibiotics totaled $13,310. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Jewelry, parts totaled $12,503. 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.

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.