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Nauru

Nauru ranked No. 196 in total trade value through February with a total of $2.92 million. Exports totaled $544,239 and Imports totaled $2.38 million, a deficit of $1.83 million.

U.S. trade with Nauru rose to $2.92 million through February

Nauru’s trade with the United States rose to $2.92 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 763.92 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Nauru’s exports increased 926.69 percent while imports rose 733.67 percent. The U.S. deficit with Nauru was $1.83 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport; No. 2 Port of Philadelphia; No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio; and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio No. 3 Port of Newark No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Portland International Airport, Ore.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 96.49 percent of Nauru’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport totaled $1.81 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $1.81 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Philadelphia rose 6695.58 percent to $530,191.
    Exports totaled $480,340. Imports rose 538.95 percent to $49,851.
  • Trade with No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport totaled $407,840.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $407,840.
  • Trade with No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 63.76 percent to $35,827.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 55.45 percent to $35,827.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 53 percent to $34,745.
    Exports rose 53 percent to $34,745. There were no imports.

Nauru ranked No. 196 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 216.

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 Nauru by value through February were the categories of Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames; Low value shipments; Sausages, similar meat products; Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled; and Shrimp, other crustaceans, respectively. They accounted for 99.43 percent of total exports to Nauru.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Nauru –– Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V; Air conditioning machines; Frames, mountings for glasses, goggles; Apparel and accessories made of rubber; and Power supplies, transformers –– accounted for 95.41 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames totaled $480,340. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Low value shipments rose 1337.57 percent compared to last year to $29,154.
  • Sausages, similar meat products rose 70 percent compared to last year to $18,931.
  • Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled totaled $6,408. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Shrimp, other crustaceans totaled $6,280. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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

  • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V totaled $1.78 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Air conditioning machines totaled $407,840. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Frames, mountings for glasses, goggles totaled $29,625. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Apparel and accessories made of rubber totaled $28,879. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Power supplies, transformers totaled $24,730. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Nauru recorded $1.74 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Cleveland; New York City; New Orleans; Houston; and Los Angeles. Total U.S. exports to Nauru were $ 198,927 and imports from Nauru were $1.54 million. The U.S. deficit with Nauru was $1.34 million.