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St Vincent and The Grenadines

St Vincent and the Grenadines ranked No. 172 in total trade value through February with a total of $13.01 million. Exports totaled $12.13 million and Imports totaled $877,973, a surplus of $11.25 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $13.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $4,925,742
2Port Everglades, Fla. $2,638,581
3Miami International Airport $1,445,528
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $1,259,925
5Port of Mobile, Ala. $1,240,047
6Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $218,890
7Port Miami $208,915
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $172,279
9Port of Houston $166,830
10Port of New Orleans $135,942

U.S. trade with St Vincent and The Grenadines rose to $13.01 million through February

St Vincent and The Grenadines’s trade with the United States rose to $13.01 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 11.21 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. St Vincent and The Grenadines’s exports decreased 14.47 percent while imports rose 87.82 percent. The U.S. surplus with St Vincent and The Grenadines was $11.25 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Palm Beach, Fla.; No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla.; No. 3 Miami International Airport; No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; and No. 5 Port of Mobile, Ala.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Palm Beach, Fla. No. 2 Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla. No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Port of Mobile, Ala.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 88.47 percent of St Vincent and The Grenadines’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Palm Beach, Fla. rose 15.97 percent to $4.93 million.
    Exports rose 15.77 percent to $4.92 million. Imports totaled $8,461.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla. rose 11.76 percent to $2.64 million.
    Exports rose 3.47 percent to $2.4 million. Imports rose 470.58 percent to $239,132.
  • Trade with No. 3 Miami International Airport rose 78.55 percent to $1.45 million.
    Exports rose 60.29 percent to $1.03 million. Imports rose 150.33 percent to $410,909.
  • Trade with No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 5.7 percent to $1.26 million.
    Exports fell 5.7 percent to $1.26 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Mobile, Ala. rose 14.65 percent to $1.24 million.
    Exports rose 14.65 percent to $1.24 million. There were no imports.

St Vincent and The Grenadines ranked No. 172 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 172.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $650.55 billion, up 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 2.61 percent to $260.05 billion; imports climbed 0.14 percent to $390.5 billion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $130.45 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $136.53 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to St Vincent and The Grenadines by value through February were the categories of Low value shipments; Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen; Cell phones, related equipment; Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic; and Printers, all types, parts, respectively. They accounted for 38.46 percent of total exports to St Vincent and The Grenadines.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from St Vincent and The Grenadines –– Mussels, scallops, other mollusks; Shrimp, other crustaceans; Linens for bed, bath and kitchen; Fish, fresh or chilled; and Scrap of precious metal –– accounted for 82.3 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to St Vincent and The Grenadines:

  • Low value shipments fell 5.7 percent compared to last year to $1.26 million.
  • Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen rose 7.16 percent compared to last year to $1.19 million.
  • Cell phones, related equipment rose 215.1 percent compared to last year to $977,152.
  • Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic fell 2.14 percent compared to last year to $733,401.
  • Printers, all types, parts rose 175.65 percent compared to last year to $507,057.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from St Vincent and The Grenadines:

  • Mussels, scallops, other mollusks rose 2842.02 percent compared to last year to $444,980.
  • Shrimp, other crustaceans rose 1.17 percent compared to last year to $132,104.
  • Linens for bed, bath and kitchen rose 344.31 percent compared to last year to $71,548.
  • Fish, fresh or chilled rose 548.03 percent compared to last year to $45,038.
  • Scrap of precious metal fell 38.64 percent compared to last year to $28,891.

In the latest annual figures available, St Vincent and The Grenadines recorded $86.19 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Miami; New Orleans; Low Value Shipments; Mobile; and New York City. Total U.S. exports to St Vincent and The Grenadines were $ 81.28 million and imports from St Vincent and The Grenadines were $4.9 million. The U.S. surplus with St Vincent and The Grenadines was $76.38 million.