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Heard and McDonald Islands

Heard and McDonald Islands ranked No. 229 in total trade value through February with a total of $21,141. Exports totaled $21,136 and Imports totaled $5, a surplus of $21,131.

Top Trading Ports

RankPortYTD
1Port Laredo$10,105
2Port of New Orleans$9,899
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports$1,132
4Low Value$5
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January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $21,141

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $10,105
2Port of New Orleans $9,899
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $1,132
4Low Value $5

U.S. trade with Heard and McDonald Islands rose to $21,141 through February

Heard and McDonald Islands’s trade with the United States rose to $21,141 through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 9337.95 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Heard and McDonald Islands’s exports decreased 0 percent while imports fell 97.77 percent. The U.S. surplus with Heard and McDonald Islands was $21,131.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings only ports were No. 1 Port Laredo; No. 2 Port of New Orleans; No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; and No. 4 Low Value. During the same period the previous year, the top five only ports were No. 1 Low Value No. 2 Port of New Orleans No. 3 Port Laredo and No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 100 percent of Heard and McDonald Islands’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port Laredo totaled $10,105.
    Exports totaled $10,105. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of New Orleans totaled $9,899.
    Exports totaled $9,899. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports totaled $1,132.
    Exports totaled $1,132. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Low Value fell 97.77 percent to $5.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 97.77 percent to $5.

Heard and McDonald Islands ranked No. 229 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 233.

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 Heard and McDonald Islands by value through February were the categories of Seamless iron tubes and pipes; Unrecorded media for audio; and Low value shipments, respectively. They accounted for 100 percent of total exports to Heard and McDonald Islands.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Heard and McDonald Islands –– –– accounted for 0 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Heard and McDonald Islands:

  • Seamless iron tubes and pipes totaled $10,105. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Unrecorded media for audio totaled $9,899. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Low value shipments totaled $1,132. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Heard and McDonald Islands:

  • Salvage fell 97.77 percent compared to last year to $5.

In the latest annual figures available, Heard and McDonald Islands recorded $450,149 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Mobile; Laredo; Miami; San Diego; and Low Value Shipments. Total U.S. exports to Heard and McDonald Islands were $ 125,829 and imports from Heard and McDonald Islands were $324,320. The U.S. deficit with Heard and McDonald Islands was $198,491.