French Southern and Antarctic Lands

French Southern and Antarctic Lands ranked No. 227 in total trade value through July with a total of $561,550. Exports totaled $495,773 and Imports totaled $65,777, a surplus of $429,996.

U.S. trade with French Southern and Antarctic Lands rose to $561,550 through July

French Southern and Antarctic Lands’s trade with the United States rose to $561,550 through the first seven months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 91.54 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to French Southern and Antarctic Lands decreased 92.4 percent while U.S. imports from French Southern and Antarctic Lands fell 42.38 percent. The U.S. surplus with French Southern and Antarctic Lands was $429,996.

Through July, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 Port of Palm Beach, Fla.; No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash.; and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports. During the same period the previous year, the top five 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. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 99.29 percent of French Southern and Antarctic Lands’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla. rose 34.09 percent to $442,987.
    Exports rose 34.09 percent to $442,987. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark totaled $61,768.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $61,768.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Palm Beach, Fla. fell 7.35 percent to $27,031.
    Exports fell 7.35 percent to $27,031. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. totaled $17,660.
    Exports totaled $17,660. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 65.5 percent to $8,095.
    Exports fell 65.5 percent to $8,095. There were no imports.

French Southern and Antarctic Lands ranked No. 227 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 213.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.08 trillion, down 49.83 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 51.38 percent to $799.82 billion; imports dropped 48.81 percent to $1.28 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 $479.12 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 Southern and Antarctic Lands by value through July were the categories of Beef, fresh or chilled; Tomatoes, fresh or chilled; Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled; Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc.; and Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled, respectively. They accounted for 82.9 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 –– Misc. plastic plates, sheets and film; Pearls, Natural or Cultured, Not Strung or Se 7101; Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber; and Estimates of low-value imports –– 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 rose 21.86 percent compared to last year to $209,001.
  • Tomatoes, fresh or chilled rose 166.13 percent compared to last year to $82,095.
  • Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled rose 83.49 percent compared to last year to $67,229.
  • Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. rose 197.38 percent compared to last year to $27,502.
  • Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled fell 9.95 percent compared to last year to $25,174.

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

  • Misc. plastic plates, sheets and film totaled $61,768. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Pearls, Natural or Cultured, Not Strung or Se 7101 totaled $3,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber rose 101.25 percent compared to last year to $642.
  • Estimates of low-value imports fell 77.43 percent compared to last year to $367.

In the latest annual figures available, French Southern and Antarctic Lands recorded $6.96 million in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to French Southern and Antarctic Lands were $ 6.81 million and imports from French Southern and Antarctic Lands were $151,198. The U.S. surplus with French Southern and Antarctic Lands was $6.65 million.