Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe ranked No. 149 in total trade value through May with a total of $59.87 million. Exports totaled $58.21 million and Imports totaled $1.66 million, a surplus of $56.54 million.

U.S. trade with Guadeloupe rose to $55.13 million through May

Guadeloupe’s trade with the United States rose to $55.13 million through the first five months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 33.39 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Guadeloupe decreased 33.46 percent while U.S. imports from Guadeloupe fell 27.98 percent. The U.S. surplus with Guadeloupe was $53.5 million.

Through May, 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 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 Houston; No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of New Orleans. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 80.42 percent of Guadeloupe’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands fell 56.59 percent to $17.72 million.
    Exports fell 56.59 percent to $17.72 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 522.17 percent to $17.71 million.
    Exports rose 544.8 percent to $17.71 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 48.9 percent to $6.13 million.
    Exports fell 48.9 percent to $6.13 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port Miami fell 30.1 percent to $3.63 million.
    Exports fell 31.76 percent to $3.42 million. Imports rose 15.38 percent to $210,697.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of New Orleans fell 17.41 percent to $2.95 million.
    Exports fell 13.82 percent to $2.9 million. Imports fell 74.96 percent to $52,626.

Guadeloupe ranked No. 149 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 148.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.48 trillion, down 64.27 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 64.62 percent to $582.11 billion; imports dropped 64.04 percent to $898.44 billion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Canada; Mexico; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $316.33 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $853.23 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Guadeloupe by value through May were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Low value shipments; Jewelry, parts; Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; and Preparations for use on hair, respectively. They accounted for 76.52 percent of total exports to Guadeloupe.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Guadeloupe –– Miscellaneous electrical machinery; Miscellaneous machine parts; Returned exports, without change; Estimates of low-value imports; and Parts for heavy machinery –– accounted for 67.8 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 42.91 percent compared to last year to $35.11 million.
  • Low value shipments fell 48.9 percent compared to last year to $6.13 million.
  • Jewelry, parts rose 8 percent compared to last year to $1.25 million.
  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard fell 21.41 percent compared to last year to $1.15 million.
  • Preparations for use on hair fell 18.72 percent compared to last year to $901,023.

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

  • Miscellaneous electrical machinery totaled $398,686. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Miscellaneous machine parts totaled $288,348. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 57.12 percent compared to last year to $268,858.
  • Estimates of low-value imports fell 8.94 percent compared to last year to $90,119.
  • Parts for heavy machinery totaled $82,672. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Guadeloupe recorded $196.57 million in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to Guadeloupe were $ 194 million and imports from Guadeloupe were $2.57 million. The U.S. surplus with Guadeloupe was $191.42 million.