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Nauru

Nauru ranked No. 213 in total trade value through August with a total of $4.41 million. Exports totaled $987,388 and Imports totaled $3.42 million, a deficit of $2.44 million.

January – August 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $4.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,432,131
2Port of Philadelphia $574,669
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $461,860
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $305,967
5Port of Newark $127,876
6Port of Long Beach $106,900
7Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $95,342
8Port of New Orleans $94,021
9Low-Valued Imports and Exports $52,646
10Port of Virginia $51,104

U.S. trade with Nauru rose to $4.41 million through August

Nauru’s trade with the United States rose to $4.41 million through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 139.47 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Nauru increased 93.4 percent while U.S. imports from Nauru rose 157.13 percent. The U.S. deficit with Nauru was $2.44 million.

Through August, 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 Port of Oakland, Calif.; and No. 5 Port of Newark. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 Port of Jacksonville, Fla. No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 88.45 percent of Nauru’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport totaled $2.43 million.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $2.43 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Philadelphia rose 1108.66 percent to $574,669.
    Exports totaled $480,340. Imports rose 98.4 percent to $94,329.
  • Trade with No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 285.94 percent to $461,860.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 285.94 percent to $461,860.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 477.3 percent to $305,967.
    Exports rose 477.3 percent to $305,967. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Newark fell 52.04 percent to $127,876.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 52.04 percent to $127,876.

Nauru ranked No. 213 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 218.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.77 trillion, down 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.71 percent to $1.1 trillion; imports dropped 0.07 percent to $1.67 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $575.47 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $568.8 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Nauru by value through August were the categories of Ship’s derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames; Sausages, similar meat products; Chicken and other poultry; Vacuum cleaners, parts; and Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled, respectively. They accounted for 88.88 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; Miscellaneous machines, parts; Parts for electrical supplies; and Bones, horn cores, unworked, powder, waste –– accounted for 86.31 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.
  • Sausages, similar meat products rose 292.33 percent compared to last year to $116,872.
  • Chicken and other poultry rose 513.94 percent compared to last year to $116,275.
  • Vacuum cleaners, parts totaled $106,900. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled rose 1239.04 percent compared to last year to $57,204.

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

  • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V totaled $2.32 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.
  • Miscellaneous machines, parts fell 28.8 percent compared to last year to $97,503.
  • Parts for electrical supplies totaled $71,494. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Bones, horn cores, unworked, powder, waste totaled $57,154. 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.