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Tokelau ranked No. 217 in total trade value through February with a total of $522,658. Exports totaled $45,610 and Imports totaled $477,048, a deficit of $431,438.

U.S. trade with Tokelau rose to $522,658 through February

Tokelau’s trade with the United States rose to $522,658 through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 28.82 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Tokelau’s exports increased 24.11 percent while imports rose 29.29 percent. The U.S. deficit with Tokelau was $431,438.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas; No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; No. 4 Low Value; and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga. No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Charleston. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 96.8 percent of Tokelau’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 1140.61 percent to $342,000.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 1140.61 percent to $342,000.
  • Trade with No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 182.11 percent to $55,000.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 182.11 percent to $55,000.
  • Trade with No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 24.11 percent to $45,610.
    Exports rose 24.11 percent to $45,610. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Low Value rose 39.07 percent to $44,673.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 39.07 percent to $44,673.
  • Trade with No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. totaled $18,671.
    There were no exports. Imports totaled $18,671.

Tokelau ranked No. 217 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 215.

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 Tokelau by value through February were the categories of , respectively. They accounted for 0 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; Windshield wipers, electric light parts; Miscellaneous electrical machinery; and Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc. –– accounted for 100 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Low value shipments rose 24.11 percent compared to last year to $45,610.

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

  • Value added to a returned import totaled $397,000. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Salvage rose 39.07 percent compared to last year to $44,673.
  • Windshield wipers, electric light parts totaled $18,671. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Miscellaneous electrical machinery totaled $15,604. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Rubbers tubes, pipes, etc. totaled $1,100. 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.