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Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe ranked No. 142 in total trade value through October with a total of $243.98 million. Exports totaled $241.21 million and Imports totaled $2.77 million, a surplus of $238.43 million.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $243.98 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands $81,019,766
2Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $35,614,231
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $34,168,210
4Port of Houston $29,682,660
5Port of Frederiksted, V.I. $14,619,586
6Port Miami $10,135,224
7Port of Mobile, Ala. $6,112,964
8Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $5,440,654
9Port Everglades, Fla. $4,708,546
10Port of New Orleans $4,581,631

U.S. trade with Guadeloupe rose to $243.98 million through October

Guadeloupe’s trade with the United States rose to $243.98 million through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 22.32 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Guadeloupe’s exports increased 21.84 percent while imports rose 85.07 percent. The U.S. surplus with Guadeloupe was $238.43 million.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands; No. 2 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico; No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; No. 4 Port of Houston; and No. 5 Port of Frederiksted, V.I.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Mobile, Ala.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 79.97 percent of Guadeloupe’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands fell 32.84 percent to $81.02 million.
    Exports fell 32.84 percent to $81.02 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 99.9 percent to $35.61 million.
    Exports rose 98.88 percent to $35.43 million. Imports totaled $182,560.
  • Trade with No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 58.82 percent to $34.17 million.
    Exports rose 58.82 percent to $34.17 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Houston rose 866.68 percent to $29.68 million.
    Exports rose 876.22 percent to $29.68 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Frederiksted, V.I. rose 10295 percent to $14.62 million.
    Exports rose 10295 percent to $14.62 million. There were no imports.

Guadeloupe ranked No. 142 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 142.

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 Guadeloupe by value through October were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Low value shipments; Motorboats and yachts; Plywood, veneered and laminated wood; and Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, respectively. They accounted for 82.46 percent of total exports to Guadeloupe.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Guadeloupe –– Value added to a returned import; Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; Lamp and lighting parts; Salvage; and Refrigerators, freezers –– accounted for 62.97 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Guadeloupe:

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 12.65 percent compared to last year to $155.13 million.
  • Low value shipments rose 58.82 percent compared to last year to $34.17 million.
  • Motorboats and yachts rose 1389.75 percent compared to last year to $3.88 million.
  • Plywood, veneered and laminated wood rose 84.25 percent compared to last year to $3.1 million.
  • Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets rose 1232.75 percent compared to last year to $2.63 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Guadeloupe:

  • Value added to a returned import rose 197.53 percent compared to last year to $955,646.
  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears totaled $253,177. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Lamp and lighting parts rose 11675 percent compared to last year to $194,409.
  • Salvage fell 23.03 percent compared to last year to $180,354.
  • Refrigerators, freezers totaled $163,538. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Guadeloupe recorded $239.01 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were U.S. Virgin Islands; Low Value Shipments; San Juan; Miami; and Mobile. Total U.S. exports to Guadeloupe were $ 237.26 million and imports from Guadeloupe were $1.75 million. The U.S. surplus with Guadeloupe was $235.51 million.