Nauru

Nauru ranked No. 217 in total trade value through June with a total of $1.5 million. Exports totaled $207,126 and Imports totaled $1.3 million, a deficit of $1.09 million.

U.S. trade with Nauru rose to $1.5 million through June

Nauru’s trade with the United States rose to $1.5 million through the first six months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 61.53 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Nauru decreased 71.25 percent while U.S. imports from Nauru fell 59.33 percent. The U.S. deficit with Nauru was $1.09 million.

Through June, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport; No. 2 Port of New Orleans; No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif.; No. 4 Port of Newark; and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio. During the same period the previous year, the top five 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. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 93.28 percent of Nauru’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 64.53 percent to $849,432.
    Exports totaled $41,563. Imports fell 66.27 percent to $807,869.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of New Orleans rose 224.99 percent to $267,796.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 224.99 percent to $267,796.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 21 percent to $134,374.
    Exports fell 21 percent to $134,374. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Newark rose 28.72 percent to $114,879.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 28.72 percent to $114,879.
  • Trade with No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 53.41 percent to $36,469.
    Exports fell 33.34 percent to $15,150. Imports fell 61.62 percent to $21,319.

Nauru ranked No. 217 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 214.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.77 trillion, down 57.4 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 58.23 percent to $687.16 billion; imports dropped 56.85 percent to $1.08 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Canada; Mexico; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $391.01 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $853.23 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Nauru by value through June were the categories of Prepared or preserved meat; Chicken and other poultry; Medical equipment for physicals; Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled; and Cell phones, related equipment, respectively. They accounted for 90.89 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; Medical technology; Miscellaneous machines, parts; Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc.; and Parts for electrical supplies –– accounted for 87.96 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Prepared or preserved meat totaled $60,845. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Chicken and other poultry fell 24.26 percent compared to last year to $48,395.
  • Medical equipment for physicals rose 857.45 percent compared to last year to $41,563.
  • Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled fell 37.36 percent compared to last year to $22,307.
  • Cell phones, related equipment fell 24.55 percent compared to last year to $15,150.

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

  • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V fell 70.42 percent compared to last year to $686,770.
  • Medical technology totaled $225,315. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Miscellaneous machines, parts rose 70.62 percent compared to last year to $104,586.
  • Catalytic converters, air filters, oil filters, etc. rose 678.09 percent compared to last year to $92,243.
  • Parts for electrical supplies fell 20.01 percent compared to last year to $31,786.

In the latest annual figures available, Nauru recorded $5.3 million in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to Nauru were $ 1.23 million and imports from Nauru were $4.07 million. The U.S. deficit with Nauru was $2.84 million.