|1||Cell phones, related equipment||$213,668|
|2||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$141,141|
|3||Power supplies, transformers||$50,235|
|4||Electric sound or visual signaling equipment||$43,230|
|5||Unrecorded media for audio||$31,500|
|6||Electrical boards, panels and switches||$15,713|
|7||Low value shipments||$11,199|
|8||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$6,420|
|10||Shrimp, other crustaceans||$0|
|1||Frozen fish||$6.01 M|
|2||Shrimp, other crustaceans||$2.41 M|
|3||Value added to a returned import||$204,608|
|4||Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts||$25,721|
|6||Linens for bed, bath and kitchen||$21,645|
|7||Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts||$18,600|
|9||Laser-based medical equipment, parts||$11,640|
|10||Carpets & Oth Text Floor Cover, Woven, No Tuf 5702||$11,450|
Top Trading Ports
Total Trade: $9.31 million
|1||Port of Newark||$4,778,402|
|2||Port of Los Angeles||$3,129,531|
|4||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$217,488|
|5||San Francisco International Airport, Calif.||$179,433|
|6||Los Angeles International Airport||$152,734|
|7||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$89,326|
|8||Port of New Orleans||$47,352|
|9||Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio||$36,753|
|10||Anchorage International Airport, Alaska||$33,169|
U.S. trade with St Helena rose to $9.31 million through June
St Helena’s trade with the United States rose to $9.31 million through the first six months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 16.93 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. St Helena’s exports increased 83.19 percent while imports rose 14.52 percent. The U.S. deficit with St Helena was $8.29 million.
Through June, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Newark; No. 2 Port of Los Angeles; No. 3 Port Miami; No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY; and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 Port of Los Angeles No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 95.6 percent of St Helena’s U.S. trade.
Among those top five:
- Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark fell 3.48 percent to $4.78 million.
Exports totaled $290,188. Imports fell 9.34 percent to $4.49 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Port of Los Angeles rose 26.17 percent to $3.13 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 26.47 percent to $3.13 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Port Miami totaled $597,472.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $597,472.
- Trade with No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY totaled $217,488.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $217,488.
- Trade with No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. totaled $179,433.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $179,433.
St Helena ranked No. 196 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 202.
Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.06 trillion, down 0.14 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.75 percent to $823.61 billion; imports climbed 0.28 percent to $1.24 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 $412.15 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $402.47 billion.
The top five U.S. exports to St Helena by value through June were the categories of Cell phones, related equipment; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Power supplies, transformers; Electric sound or visual signaling equipment; and Unrecorded media for audio, respectively. They accounted for 93.5 percent of total exports to St Helena.
The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from St Helena –– Frozen fish; Shrimp, other crustaceans; Value added to a returned import; Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; and Computer chips –– accounted for 98.6 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to St Helena:
- Cell phones, related equipment totaled $213,668. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks totaled $141,141. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Power supplies, transformers totaled $50,235. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Electric sound or visual signaling equipment totaled $43,230. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Unrecorded media for audio totaled $31,500. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from St Helena:
- Frozen fish rose 3099.41 percent compared to last year to $6.01 million.
- Shrimp, other crustaceans fell 1.4 percent compared to last year to $2.41 million.
- Value added to a returned import rose 620.93 percent compared to last year to $204,608.
- Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts totaled $25,721. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Computer chips fell 85.37 percent compared to last year to $23,967.
In the latest annual figures available, St Helena recorded $14.01 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Los Angeles; Philadelphia; Jacksonville/Tampa; and Atlanta/Savannah. Total U.S. exports to St Helena were $ 587,754 and imports from St Helena were $13.43 million. The U.S. deficit with St Helena was $12.84 million.