|2||Amplifiers, speakers, microphones||$46,662|
|3||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$44,047|
|4||Parts for electrical supplies||$24,676|
|5||Civilian aircraft, parts||$16,709|
|6||Low value shipments||$12,941|
|7||Machine tool parts||$7,526|
|8||Misc. cellulose and chemical derivatives||$6,360|
|9||Pumps for dispensing liquids||$5,797|
|10||Men's or boys' shirts, knitted or crocheted||$4,020|
|1||Fish fillets, chilled or frozen||$6.23 M|
|2||Shrimp, other crustaceans||$2.7 M|
|3||Frozen fish||$2.25 M|
|4||Value added to a returned import||$219,596|
|6||Shoes made of textile||$112,062|
|7||Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms||$42,336|
|8||Electric motors, generators, not sets||$41,204|
|10||Sutures, dental cements, etc.||$10,200|
Top Trading Ports
Total Trade: $12.47 million
|1||Port of Newark||$7,984,053|
|2||Port of Los Angeles||$2,486,754|
|4||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$446,847|
|5||Los Angeles International Airport||$213,979|
|6||Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio||$172,130|
|7||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$80,585|
|8||Port of Charleston||$46,662|
|9||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$41,204|
|10||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$21,896|
U.S. trade with St Helena rose to $12.47 million through October
St Helena’s trade with the United States rose to $12.47 million through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 1.96 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. St Helena’s exports increased 59.06 percent while imports fell 3.93 percent. The U.S. deficit with St Helena was $11.2 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 Los Angeles; No. 3 Port Miami; No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga.; and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles No. 2 Port of Newark No. 3 Port of Philadelphia No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Port Canaveral, Fla.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 96.38 percent of St Helena’s U.S. trade.
Among those top five:
- Trade with No. 1 Port of Newark rose 157.79 percent to $7.98 million.
There were no exports. Imports rose 157.79 percent to $7.98 million.
- Trade with No. 2 Port of Los Angeles fell 30.35 percent to $2.49 million.
Exports fell 60.93 percent to $12,157. Imports fell 30.09 percent to $2.47 million.
- Trade with No. 3 Port Miami totaled $886,880.
There were no exports. Imports totaled $886,880.
- Trade with No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. totaled $446,847.
Exports totaled $446,847. There were no imports.
- Trade with No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport rose 336.58 percent to $213,979.
Exports rose 10.56 percent to $16,709. Imports rose 481.93 percent to $197,270.
St Helena ranked No. 204 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 194.
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 St Helena by value through October were the categories of Medical bandages; Amplifiers, speakers, microphones; Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V; Parts for electrical supplies; and Civilian aircraft, parts, respectively. They accounted for 91.24 percent of total exports to St Helena.
The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from St Helena –– Fish fillets, chilled or frozen; Shrimp, other crustaceans; Frozen fish; Value added to a returned import; and Computer chips –– accounted for 97.76 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to St Helena:
- Medical bandages totaled $446,847. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Amplifiers, speakers, microphones totaled $46,662. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V rose 924.35 percent compared to last year to $44,047.
- Parts for electrical supplies totaled $24,676. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Civilian aircraft, parts totaled $16,709. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from St Helena:
- Fish fillets, chilled or frozen fell 21.27 percent compared to last year to $6.23 million.
- Shrimp, other crustaceans rose 52.81 percent compared to last year to $2.7 million.
- Frozen fish fell 0.81 percent compared to last year to $2.25 million.
- Value added to a returned import rose 2263.28 percent compared to last year to $219,596.
- Computer chips rose 981.19 percent compared to last year to $163,800.
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.