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New Caledonia

New Caledonia ranked No. 149 in total trade value through February with a total of $29.76 million. Exports totaled $22 million and Imports totaled $7.75 million, a surplus of $14.25 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $29.76 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $6,954,255
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,228,965
3Port of Long Beach $4,568,088
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $4,088,243
5Port of Stockton, Calif. $3,648,634
6Port of Houston $1,185,952
7Port of Newark $817,063
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $502,081
9Port of Galveston, Texas $485,433
10Port of Los Angeles $436,892

U.S. trade with New Caledonia rose to $29.76 million through February

New Caledonia’s trade with the United States rose to $29.76 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 44.81 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. New Caledonia’s exports increased 169.76 percent while imports fell 37.42 percent. The U.S. surplus with New Caledonia was $14.25 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Charleston; No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 3 Port of Long Beach; No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; and No. 5 Port of Stockton, Calif.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia No. 2 Port of Mobile, Ala. No. 3 Port of Charleston No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 82.3 percent of New Caledonia’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Charleston rose 110.56 percent to $6.95 million.
    Exports fell 65.42 percent to $128,627. Imports rose 132.89 percent to $6.83 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 297.02 percent to $5.23 million.
    Exports rose 299.42 percent to $5.23 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Long Beach rose 345 percent to $4.57 million.
    Exports rose 345 percent to $4.57 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 201.83 percent to $4.09 million.
    Exports rose 201.83 percent to $4.09 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Stockton, Calif. totaled $3.65 million.
    Exports totaled $3.65 million. There were no imports.

New Caledonia ranked No. 149 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 163.

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 New Caledonia by value through February were the categories of Sulfur, not sublimed; Low value shipments; Commercial vehicles; Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen; and Parts for heavy machinery, respectively. They accounted for 77.47 percent of total exports to New Caledonia.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from New Caledonia –– Ferroalloys 7202; Value added to a returned import; Computer chips; Defense-related aircraft, parts; and Salvage –– accounted for 99.2 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Sulfur, not sublimed totaled $7.68 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Low value shipments rose 201.83 percent compared to last year to $4.09 million.
  • Commercial vehicles rose 742.43 percent compared to last year to $3.37 million.
  • Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen rose 7.4 percent compared to last year to $1.36 million.
  • Parts for heavy machinery rose 1309.43 percent compared to last year to $558,557.

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

  • Ferroalloys 7202 fell 40.53 percent compared to last year to $6.83 million.
  • Value added to a returned import rose 1531.17 percent compared to last year to $789,586.
  • Computer chips totaled $38,701. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Defense-related aircraft, parts totaled $21,125. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Salvage rose 226.9 percent compared to last year to $17,159.

In the latest annual figures available, New Caledonia recorded $124.48 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Philadelphia; Mobile; Los Angeles; Atlanta/Savannah; and Low Value Shipments. Total U.S. exports to New Caledonia were $ 59.36 million and imports from New Caledonia were $65.12 million. The U.S. deficit with New Caledonia was $5.76 million.