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Pitcairn Island

Pitcairn Island ranked No. 233 in total trade value through August with a total of $14,839. Exports totaled $4,937 and Imports totaled $9,902, a deficit of $4,965.

January – August 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $14,839

RankPortTotal YTD
1Low Value $6,742
2Los Angeles International Airport $3,372
3Port of Newark $3,160
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $1,565
5San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $0

U.S. trade with Pitcairn Island rose to $14,839 through August

Pitcairn Island’s trade with the United States rose to $14,839 through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 9.58 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Pitcairn Island increased 2320.1 percent while U.S. imports from Pitcairn Island fell 25.76 percent. The U.S. deficit with Pitcairn Island was $4,965.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Low Value; No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport; No. 3 Port of Newark; No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Low Value No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. No. 3 Port of Newark No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 100 percent of Pitcairn Island’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

    Pitcairn Island ranked No. 233 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 233.

    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 Pitcairn Island by value through August were the categories of Parts for heavy machinery; and Low value shipments, respectively. They accounted for 100 percent of total exports to Pitcairn Island.

    The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Pitcairn Island –– Salvage; Women’s or girls’ slips; and Women’s or girls’ slips, not knit or crochet –– accounted for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

    Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Pitcairn Island:

    • Parts for heavy machinery totaled $3,372. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
    • Low value shipments rose 667.16 percent compared to last year to $1,565.

    Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Pitcairn Island:

    • Salvage rose 1.19 percent compared to last year to $6,742.
    • Women’s or girls’ slips totaled $1,934. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
    • Women’s or girls’ slips, not knit or crochet totaled $1,226. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

    In the latest annual figures available, Pitcairn Island recorded $41,157 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its only Customs districts were New Orleans; Low Value Shipments; Cleveland; and New York City. Total U.S. exports to Pitcairn Island were $ 1,431 and imports from Pitcairn Island were $39,726. The U.S. deficit with Pitcairn Island was $38,295.