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Tokelau

Tokelau ranked No. 223 in total trade value through August with a total of $1.61 million. Exports totaled $328,430 and Imports totaled $1.28 million, a deficit of $953,817.

U.S. trade with Tokelau rose to $1.61 million through August

Tokelau’s trade with the United States rose to $1.61 million through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 5.3 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Tokelau decreased 21.42 percent while U.S. imports from Tokelau fell 0.05 percent. The U.S. deficit with Tokelau was $953,817.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 2 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas; No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; No. 4 Low Value; and No. 5 Philadelphia International Airport. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga. No. 3 Port of Newark No. 4 Low Value and No. 5 Port of Jacksonville, Fla.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 88.85 percent of Tokelau’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 1082.53 percent to $607,501.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 1082.53 percent to $607,501.
  • Trade with No. 2 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 437.41 percent to $342,000.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 437.41 percent to $342,000.
  • Trade with No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 0.93 percent to $243,371.
    Exports fell 0.93 percent to $243,371. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Low Value fell 2.21 percent to $153,101.
    There were no exports. Imports fell 2.21 percent to $153,101.
  • Trade with No. 5 Philadelphia International Airport rose 764.33 percent to $85,059.
    Exports rose 1993.5 percent to $85,059. There were no imports.

Tokelau ranked No. 223 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 219.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.77 trillion, down 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.71 percent to $1.1 trillion; imports dropped 0.07 percent to $1.67 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 $575.47 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $568.8 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Tokelau by value through August were the categories of Low value shipments; and Medicines in individual dosages, respectively. They accounted for 100 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; Salvage; Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks; Smoking Pipes & Bowls, Cigar Etc Holders, & P 9614; and Windshield wipers, electric light parts –– accounted for 91.66 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Low value shipments fell 0.93 percent compared to last year to $243,371.
  • Medicines in individual dosages totaled $85,059. 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 434.89 percent compared to last year to $947,000.
  • Salvage fell 2.21 percent compared to last year to $153,101.
  • Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose 155.37 percent compared to last year to $36,934.
  • Smoking Pipes & Bowls, Cigar Etc Holders, & P 9614 totaled $19,538. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Windshield wipers, electric light parts totaled $18,671. 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.