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Reunion

Reunion ranked No. 199 in total trade value through October with a total of $17.16 million. Exports totaled $6.99 million and Imports totaled $10.17 million, a deficit of $3.18 million.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $17.16 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $6,444,771
2Port of Long Beach $2,947,783
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,292,701
4Port of Virginia $766,979
5Port Everglades, Fla. $515,441
6Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $427,445
7San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $402,349
8Port of New York $380,343
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $304,556
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $287,914

U.S. trade with Reunion rose to $17.16 million through October

Reunion’s trade with the United States rose to $17.16 million through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 18.19 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Reunion’s exports decreased 2 percent while imports fell 26.53 percent. The U.S. deficit with Reunion was $3.18 million.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 Port of Long Beach; No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif.; No. 4 Port of Virginia; and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 Port of Long Beach No. 3 Port of New York No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 75.59 percent of Reunion’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark fell 10.69 percent to $6.44 million.
    Exports rose 8230.7 percent to $260,751. Imports fell 14.27 percent to $6.18 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Long Beach fell 38.18 percent to $2.95 million.
    Exports fell 66.62 percent to $7,410. Imports fell 38.05 percent to $2.94 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 12462 percent to $2.29 million.
    Exports rose 12217 percent to $2.25 million. Imports totaled $44,694.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Virginia rose 2.7 percent to $766,979.
    Exports rose 6.49 percent to $766,580. Imports fell 98.52 percent to $399.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla. fell 59.47 percent to $515,441.
    Exports totaled $23,418. Imports fell 61.31 percent to $492,023.

Reunion ranked No. 199 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 190.

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 Reunion by value through October were the categories of Electric storage batteries; Civilian aircraft, parts; Frozen fish; Saws, drills and other hand tools; and Harvesting machinery for poultry, respectively. They accounted for 45.97 percent of total exports to Reunion.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Reunion –– Frozen fish; Computer parts; Value added to a returned import; Make-up and skin-care products; and Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V –– accounted for 96.62 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Reunion:

  • Electric storage batteries totaled $1.74 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 5.39 percent compared to last year to $481,281.
  • Frozen fish rose 29.14 percent compared to last year to $376,552.
  • Saws, drills and other hand tools rose 18 percent compared to last year to $311,642.
  • Harvesting machinery for poultry totaled $299,556. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Reunion:

  • Frozen fish fell 14.56 percent compared to last year to $9.47 million.
  • Computer parts rose 49.77 percent compared to last year to $146,059.
  • Value added to a returned import fell 59.11 percent compared to last year to $96,171.
  • Make-up and skin-care products totaled $61,940. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V fell 46.13 percent compared to last year to $47,781.

In the latest annual figures available, Reunion recorded $23.34 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Los Angeles; Miami; Norfolk; and Chicago. Total U.S. exports to Reunion were $ 8.37 million and imports from Reunion were $14.97 million. The U.S. deficit with Reunion was $6.59 million.