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French Southern and Antarctic Lands

French Southern and Antarctic Lands ranked No. 228 in total trade value through October with a total of $682,970. Exports totaled $657,435 and Imports totaled $25,535, a surplus of $631,900.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $682,970

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $388,228
2Los Angeles International Airport $92,841
3Port of Galveston, Texas $82,368
4Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $31,870
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $26,630
6Port of New Orleans $23,790
7Port of Charleston $21,369
8Low-Valued Imports and Exports $10,735
9Low Value $2,589
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $2,550

U.S. trade with French Southern and Antarctic Lands rose to $682,970 through October

French Southern and Antarctic Lands’s trade with the United States rose to $682,970 through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 75.7 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. French Southern and Antarctic Lands’s exports decreased 75.39 percent while imports fell 81.68 percent. The U.S. surplus with French Southern and Antarctic Lands was $631,900.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport; No. 3 Port of Galveston, Texas; No. 4 Port of Palm Beach, Fla.; and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of New Orleans No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla. No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 91.06 percent of French Southern and Antarctic Lands’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla. fell 17.92 percent to $388,228.
    Exports fell 17.92 percent to $388,228. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport totaled $92,841.
    Exports totaled $92,841. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Galveston, Texas totaled $82,368.
    Exports totaled $82,368. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Palm Beach, Fla. rose 289.94 percent to $31,870.
    Exports rose 289.94 percent to $31,870. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga. totaled $26,630.
    Exports totaled $26,630. There were no imports.

French Southern and Antarctic Lands ranked No. 228 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 218.

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 French Southern and Antarctic Lands by value through October were the categories of Beef, fresh or chilled; Parts for heavy machinery; Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled; Cigars, cigarettes; and Sauces and preparations; mixed condiments, respectively. They accounted for 75.58 percent of total exports to French Southern and Antarctic Lands.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from French Southern and Antarctic Lands –– Pearls, Natural or Cultured, Not Strung or Se 7101; Postage or Revenue Stamps, Firstday Covers 9704; Salvage; and Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry –– accounted for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to French Southern and Antarctic Lands:

  • Beef, fresh or chilled fell 29.94 percent compared to last year to $251,850.
  • Parts for heavy machinery totaled $82,368. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled rose 32.19 percent compared to last year to $61,819.
  • Cigars, cigarettes totaled $60,000. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Sauces and preparations; mixed condiments fell 19.42 percent compared to last year to $40,871.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from French Southern and Antarctic Lands:

  • Pearls, Natural or Cultured, Not Strung or Se 7101 totaled $15,410. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Postage or Revenue Stamps, Firstday Covers 9704 totaled $4,986. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Salvage fell 37.05 percent compared to last year to $2,589.
  • Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry totaled $2,550. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, French Southern and Antarctic Lands recorded $2.98 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New Orleans; Miami; Cleveland; New York City; and Houston. Total U.S. exports to French Southern and Antarctic Lands were $ 2.84 million and imports from French Southern and Antarctic Lands were $139,727. The U.S. surplus with French Southern and Antarctic Lands was $2.7 million.