French Guiana

French Guiana ranked No. 98 in total trade value through June with a total of $383.49 million. Exports totaled $377.27 million and Imports totaled $6.21 million, a surplus of $371.06 million.

U.S. trade with French Guiana rose to $383.49 million through June

French Guiana’s trade with the United States rose to $383.49 million through the first six months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 30.37 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to French Guiana decreased 31.47 percent while U.S. imports from French Guiana rose 2436.88 percent. The U.S. surplus with French Guiana was $371.06 million.

Through June, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Denver International Airport, Colo.; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Miami Int’l Airport; No. 4 Port of New York; and No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 San Jose International Airport, Calif.; No. 2 Houston Int’l Airport; No. 3 Port of Houston; No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 97.77 percent of French Guiana’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Denver International Airport, Colo. totaled $354.88 million.
    Exports totaled $354.88 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston fell 37.56 percent to $6.41 million.
    Exports fell 94.98 percent to $516,031. Imports totaled $5.9 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Miami Int’l Airport rose 5329.81 percent to $6.32 million.
    Exports rose 5357.94 percent to $6.32 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of New York rose 702.88 percent to $4.71 million.
    Exports rose 702.88 percent to $4.71 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 10223 percent to $2.62 million.
    Exports rose 10223 percent to $2.62 million. There were no imports.

French Guiana ranked No. 98 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 112.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.77 trillion, down 57.4 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 58.23 percent to $687.16 billion; imports dropped 56.85 percent to $1.08 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Canada; Mexico; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $391.01 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $853.23 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to French Guiana by value through June were the categories of Satellites, related equipment; Misc. aircraft parts; Gasoline, other fuels; Medical technology; and Low value shipments, respectively. They accounted for 97.75 percent of total exports to French Guiana.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from French Guiana –– Returned exports, without change; Linoleum; Floor Cover With Coat Etc on a Text 5904; Estimates of low-value imports; Make-up and skin-care products; and Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc. –– accounted for 99.86 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to French Guiana:

  • Satellites, related equipment fell 31.15 percent compared to last year to $356.65 million.
  • Misc. aircraft parts rose 15195 percent compared to last year to $4.92 million.
  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 66.72 percent compared to last year to $3.03 million.
  • Medical technology rose 18.25 percent compared to last year to $2.94 million.
  • Low value shipments fell 43.66 percent compared to last year to $1.26 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from French Guiana:

  • Returned exports, without change rose 3622.85 percent compared to last year to $6.03 million.
  • Linoleum; Floor Cover With Coat Etc on a Text 5904 totaled $87,325. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Estimates of low-value imports rose 559.39 percent compared to last year to $50,397.
  • Make-up and skin-care products totaled $24,034. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc. totaled $14,905. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, French Guiana recorded $573.23 million in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to French Guiana were $ 572.9 million and imports from French Guiana were $332,806. The U.S. surplus with French Guiana was $572.57 million.