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Tokelau

Tokelau ranked No. 207 in total trade value through October with a total of $10.19 million. Exports totaled $1.91 million and Imports totaled $8.28 million, a deficit of $6.37 million.

January – October 2018

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $10.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $4,591,171
2Port of Newark $2,134,418
3Port of Virginia $843,993
4Port of Houston $703,489
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $355,576
6Low Value $224,932
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $182,685
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $172,442
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $147,038
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $145,209

U.S. trade with Tokelau rose to $10.19 million through October

Tokelau’s trade with the United States rose to $10.19 million through the first 10 months of 2018, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 254.33 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Tokelau’s exports increased 67.56 percent while imports rose 377 percent. The U.S. deficit with Tokelau was $6.37 million.

Through October, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 Port of Virginia; No. 4 Port of Houston; and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 4 Boston’s Logan International Airport and No. 5 Port of Houston. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 84.67 percent of Tokelau’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 2478.12 percent to $4.59 million.
    Exports totaled $77,533. Imports rose 2434.58 percent to $4.51 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark rose 7481.49 percent to $2.13 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 7481.49 percent to $2.13 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Virginia rose 1017.87 percent to $843,993.
    Exports totaled $442,742. Imports rose 431.46 percent to $401,251.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Houston rose 187.03 percent to $703,489.
    Exports totaled $660,198. Imports fell 82.34 percent to $43,291.
  • Trade with No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 18 percent to $355,576.
    Exports fell 18 percent to $355,576. There were no imports.

Tokelau ranked No. 207 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 217.

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 Tokelau by value through October were the categories of Diesel engines; Harvesting machinery for poultry; Low value shipments; Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts; and Electric motors, generators, not sets, respectively. They accounted for 85.15 percent of total exports to Tokelau.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Tokelau –– Value added to a returned import; Electric storage batteries; Machinery for sorting minerals, ores; Salvage; and Electric ignition equipment –– accounted for 87.73 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Diesel engines rose 578.52 percent compared to last year to $660,198.
  • Harvesting machinery for poultry totaled $442,742. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Low value shipments fell 18 percent compared to last year to $355,576.
  • Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts rose 458.34 percent compared to last year to $90,713.
  • Electric motors, generators, not sets totaled $77,533. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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

  • Value added to a returned import rose 184108 percent compared to last year to $4.7 million.
  • Electric storage batteries totaled $1.74 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Machinery for sorting minerals, ores rose 253.41 percent compared to last year to $385,943.
  • Salvage rose 80.54 percent compared to last year to $224,932.
  • Electric ignition equipment totaled $217,646. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

In the latest annual figures available, Tokelau recorded $3.16 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Low Value Shipments; Minneapolis; Houston; New York City; and Boston. Total U.S. exports to Tokelau were $ 1.16 million and imports from Tokelau were $1.99 million. The U.S. deficit with Tokelau was $831,406.