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French Southern and Antarctic Lands

French Southern and Antarctic Lands ranked No. 208 in total trade value through August with a total of $6.7 million. Exports totaled $6.56 million and Imports totaled $142,020, a surplus of $6.42 million.

January – August 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $6.7 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $5,085,750
2Port of Los Angeles $897,778
3Port Everglades, Fla. $362,334
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $112,202
5Port of Charleston $84,620
6Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $56,421
7Port of New Orleans $48,000
8Low-Valued Imports and Exports $24,046
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $23,300
10Port of Newark $3,635

U.S. trade with French Southern and Antarctic Lands rose to $6.7 million through August

French Southern and Antarctic Lands’s trade with the United States rose to $6.7 million through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 1110.82 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to French Southern and Antarctic Lands increased 1102.97 percent while U.S. imports from French Southern and Antarctic Lands rose 1633.22 percent. The U.S. surplus with French Southern and Antarctic Lands was $6.42 million.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; No. 2 Port of Los Angeles; No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport; and No. 5 Port of Charleston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla. No. 2 Port of Galveston, Texas No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport No. 4 Port of Palm Beach, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 97.65 percent of French Southern and Antarctic Lands’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport totaled $5.09 million.
    Exports totaled $5.09 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Los Angeles totaled $897,778.
    Exports totaled $897,778. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla. fell 0.06 percent to $362,334.
    Exports fell 0.06 percent to $362,334. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport totaled $112,202.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $112,202.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Charleston totaled $84,620.
    Exports totaled $84,620. There were no imports.

French Southern and Antarctic Lands ranked No. 208 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 228.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.77 trillion, down 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.71 percent to $1.1 trillion; imports dropped 0.07 percent to $1.67 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 $575.47 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $568.8 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to French Southern and Antarctic Lands by value through August were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Video game consoles; Beef, fresh or chilled; Chicken and other poultry; and Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus, respectively. They accounted for 96.22 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 –– Miscellaneous machines, parts; Value added to a returned import; Cameras, flashes; Salvage; and Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber –– accounted for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts totaled $5.09 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Video game consoles totaled $894,256. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Beef, fresh or chilled fell 20.39 percent compared to last year to $194,135.
  • Chicken and other poultry rose 217.76 percent compared to last year to $84,620.
  • Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus rose 385.65 percent compared to last year to $51,595.

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

  • Miscellaneous machines, parts totaled $112,202. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Value added to a returned import totaled $24,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Cameras, flashes totaled $3,635. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Salvage rose 183.28 percent compared to last year to $1,864.
  • Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber totaled $319. 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.