|1||Electric storage batteries||$874,451|
|2||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$111,776|
|3||Power supplies, transformers||$87,474|
|4||Low value shipments||$65,999|
|7||Machinery for sorting minerals, ores||$13,248|
|8||Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets||$13,037|
|10||Insulated wire, cable||$2,976|
|1||Collectors items of historic or botanic interest||$145,247|
|4||Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts||$7,967|
|6||Copper tube or pipe fittings||$2,636|
|7||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$2,280|
|8||Miscellaneous aluminum articles||$2,230|
|9||Misc. articles of unhardened vulcanized rubber||$1,124|
|10||Misc. plastic articles||$945|
Top Trading Ports
Total Trade: $1.55 million
|1||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$989,441|
|2||Port of New Orleans||$151,008|
|3||Port of Philadelphia||$84,113|
|5||Port of Houston||$67,818|
|6||Low-Valued Imports and Exports||$65,999|
|7||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$45,097|
|9||Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio||$30,789|
|10||Port of Long Beach||$6,443|
U.S. trade with Niue rose to $1.55 million through October
Niue’s trade with the United States rose to $1.55 million through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 326.3 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Niue’s exports increased 1320.71 percent while imports rose 15.01 percent. The U.S. surplus with Niue was $913,441.
Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif.; No. 2 Port of New Orleans; No. 3 Port of Philadelphia; No. 4 Port Miami; and No. 5 Port of Houston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash. No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga. No. 3 Port of New Orleans No. 4 Low Value and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 87.99 percent of Niue’s U.S. trade.
Among those top five:
- Trade with No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif. totaled $989,441.
Exports totaled $989,441. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 2 Port of New Orleans rose 218.9 percent to $151,008.
There were no exports. Imports rose 218.9 percent to $151,008.
- Trade with No. 3 Port of Philadelphia totaled $84,113.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $84,113.
- Trade with No. 4 Port Miami totaled $72,111.
Exports totaled $72,111. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 5 Port of Houston rose 244.62 percent to $67,818.
Exports rose 244.62 percent to $67,818. There were no imports.
Niue ranked No. 221 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 231.
Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.51 trillion, up 9.44 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 8.95 percent to $1.39 trillion; imports climbed 9.77 percent to $2.12 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are China; Canada; Mexico; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $732.48 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $657.79 billion.
The top five U.S. exports to Niue by value through October were the categories of Electric storage batteries; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Power supplies, transformers; Low value shipments; and Refrigerators, freezers, respectively. They accounted for 95.31 percent of total exports to Niue.
The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Niue –– Collectors items of historic or botanic interest; Coins; Salvage; Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts; and Non-woven fabric –– accounted for 97 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Niue:
- Electric storage batteries totaled $874,451. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 182.78 percent compared to last year to $111,776.
- Power supplies, transformers totaled $87,474. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Low value shipments rose 1567.9 percent compared to last year to $65,999.
- Refrigerators, freezers totaled $34,596. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Niue:
- Collectors items of historic or botanic interest rose 4211.28 percent compared to last year to $145,247.
- Coins rose 388.21 percent compared to last year to $118,747.
- Salvage fell 9.11 percent compared to last year to $31,341.
- Ball bearings, roller bearings, parts totaled $7,967. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Non-woven fabric totaled $5,752. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
In the latest annual figures available, Niue recorded $374,622 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Seattle; New Orleans; Low Value Shipments; Detroit; and Norfolk. Total U.S. exports to Niue were $ 86,722 and imports from Niue were $287,900. The U.S. deficit with Niue was $201,178.