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Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe ranked No. 134 in total trade value through February with a total of $49.07 million. Exports totaled $48.59 million and Imports totaled $480,234, a surplus of $48.11 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $49.07 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $19,114,853
2Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands $13,833,640
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $7,494,118
4Port Miami $1,778,575
5Port of New Orleans $1,728,559
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $953,881
7Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $948,428
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $862,599
9Port of Mobile, Ala. $605,623
10Port Everglades, Fla. $593,201

U.S. trade with Guadeloupe rose to $49.07 million through February

Guadeloupe’s trade with the United States rose to $49.07 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 82.83 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Guadeloupe’s exports increased 85.88 percent while imports fell 31.25 percent. The U.S. surplus with Guadeloupe was $48.11 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Houston; No. 2 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands; No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; No. 4 Port Miami; and No. 5 Port of New Orleans. During the same period the previous year, the top five 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 Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Port Miami. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 89.56 percent of Guadeloupe’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Houston rose 3827.22 percent to $19.11 million.
    Exports rose 3827.22 percent to $19.11 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands rose 69.01 percent to $13.83 million.
    Exports rose 69.01 percent to $13.83 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 88.93 percent to $7.49 million.
    Exports rose 88.93 percent to $7.49 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port Miami rose 21.74 percent to $1.78 million.
    Exports rose 19.09 percent to $1.74 million. Imports totaled $38,800.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of New Orleans rose 44.05 percent to $1.73 million.
    Exports rose 39.15 percent to $1.61 million. Imports rose 179.92 percent to $116,915.

Guadeloupe ranked No. 134 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 149.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $650.55 billion, up 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 2.61 percent to $260.05 billion; imports climbed 0.14 percent to $390.5 billion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $130.45 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $136.53 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Guadeloupe by value through February were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Low value shipments; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Jewelry, parts; and Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry, respectively. They accounted for 86.34 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; Aluminum waste and scrap; Retread or used tires; Salvage; and Paintings, drawings and other artwork –– accounted for 84.23 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels rose 148.76 percent compared to last year to $32.3 million.
  • Low value shipments rose 88.93 percent compared to last year to $7.49 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 397.86 percent compared to last year to $1.03 million.
  • Jewelry, parts rose 26.44 percent compared to last year to $679,590.
  • Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry rose 561.09 percent compared to last year to $446,145.

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

  • Value added to a returned import fell 17.23 percent compared to last year to $195,483.
  • Aluminum waste and scrap totaled $91,800. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Retread or used tires totaled $56,931. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Salvage rose 24.54 percent compared to last year to $38,039.
  • Paintings, drawings and other artwork totaled $22,251. 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.