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Pitcairn Island

Pitcairn Island ranked No. 233 in total trade value through October with a total of $18,922. Exports totaled $4,008 and Imports totaled $14,914, a deficit of $10,906.

U.S. trade with Pitcairn Island rose to $18,922 through October

Pitcairn Island’s trade with the United States rose to $18,922 through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 48.92 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Pitcairn Island’s exports increased 285.01 percent while imports fell 58.58 percent. The U.S. deficit with Pitcairn Island was $10,906.

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

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Low Value rose 68.28 percent to $8,239.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 68.28 percent to $8,239.
  • Trade with No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. totaled $4,120.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $4,120.
  • Trade with No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport totaled $3,600.
    Exports totaled $3,600. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Newark rose 95.49 percent to $2,555.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 95.49 percent to $2,555.
  • Trade with No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 60.81 percent to $408.
    Exports fell 60.81 percent to $408. There were no imports.

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. 234.

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 Pitcairn Island by value through October were the categories of Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts; 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; Computer chips; and Iron and steel springs –– accounted for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts totaled $3,600. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Low value shipments fell 60.81 percent compared to last year to $408.

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

  • Salvage rose 68.28 percent compared to last year to $8,239.
  • Computer chips totaled $4,120. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Iron and steel springs totaled $2,555. 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.