New Caledonia

New Caledonia ranked No. 170 in total trade value through June with a total of $37.48 million. Exports totaled $23.13 million and Imports totaled $14.35 million, a surplus of $8.78 million.

U.S. trade with New Caledonia rose to $37.48 million through June

New Caledonia’s trade with the United States rose to $37.48 million through the first six months of 2020, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 41.72 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to New Caledonia decreased 42.22 percent while U.S. imports from New Caledonia fell 40.9 percent. The U.S. surplus with New Caledonia was $8.78 million.

Through June, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Charleston; No. 2 Port of Long Beach; No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; and No. 5 Port of New York. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Charleston; No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Stockton, Calif.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 76.57 percent of New Caledonia’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Charleston fell 39.69 percent to $13.79 million.
    Exports fell 82.57 percent to $155,828. Imports fell 37.94 percent to $13.63 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Long Beach fell 14.77 percent to $4.7 million.
    Exports fell 14.05 percent to $4.64 million. Imports fell 47.15 percent to $63,340.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 56.54 percent to $4.37 million.
    Exports fell 57.22 percent to $4.3 million. Imports totaled $68,315.
  • Trade with No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 42.92 percent to $4.25 million.
    Exports fell 42.92 percent to $4.25 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of New York rose 254.35 percent to $1.59 million.
    Exports rose 254.35 percent to $1.59 million. There were no imports.

New Caledonia ranked No. 170 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 164.

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 New Caledonia by value through June were the categories of Low value shipments; Chicken and other poultry; Sulfur, not sublimed; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; and Commercial vehicles, respectively. They accounted for 59.09 percent of total exports to New Caledonia.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from New Caledonia –– Ferroalloys 7202; Returned exports, without change; Essential oil resins; Motor vehicle parts; and Estimates of low-value imports –– accounted for 97.59 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to New Caledonia:

  • Low value shipments fell 42.92 percent compared to last year to $4.25 million.
  • Chicken and other poultry fell 15.54 percent compared to last year to $3.12 million.
  • Sulfur, not sublimed fell 69.19 percent compared to last year to $2.37 million.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 2136.42 percent compared to last year to $2.11 million.
  • Commercial vehicles fell 78.41 percent compared to last year to $1.81 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from New Caledonia:

  • Ferroalloys 7202 fell 38.02 percent compared to last year to $13.57 million.
  • Returned exports, without change fell 78.14 percent compared to last year to $219,237.
  • Essential oil resins rose 218.47 percent compared to last year to $93,266.
  • Motor vehicle parts fell 40.66 percent compared to last year to $64,247.
  • Estimates of low-value imports fell 10.44 percent compared to last year to $57,067.

In the latest annual figures available, New Caledonia recorded $119.35 million in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to New Caledonia were $ 74.45 million and imports from New Caledonia were $44.9 million. The U.S. surplus with New Caledonia was $29.55 million.