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Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe ranked No. 143 in total trade value through April with a total of $82.76 million. Exports totaled $81.63 million and Imports totaled $1.13 million, a surplus of $80.5 million.

January – April 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $82.76 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands $32,614,753
2Port of Houston $19,462,258
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $10,676,215
4Port Miami $3,620,169
5Port of New Orleans $2,933,127
6Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $2,743,288
7Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $2,111,500
8Port of Mobile, Ala. $1,959,651
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $1,797,290
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,038,052

U.S. trade with Guadeloupe rose to $82.76 million through April

Guadeloupe’s trade with the United States rose to $82.76 million through the first four months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 4.25 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Guadeloupe decreased 3.9 percent while U.S. imports from Guadeloupe fell 24.02 percent. The U.S. surplus with Guadeloupe was $80.5 million.

Through April, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports; No. 4 Port Miami; and No. 5 Port of New Orleans. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands No. 2 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico No. 3 Port of Frederiksted, V.I. No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Port Miami. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 83.75 percent of Guadeloupe’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands rose 35.49 percent to $32.61 million.
    Exports rose 35.49 percent to $32.61 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 1952.95 percent to $19.46 million.
    Exports rose 1952.95 percent to $19.46 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 4.49 percent to $10.68 million.
    Exports fell 4.49 percent to $10.68 million. There were no imports.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port Miami fell 10.72 percent to $3.62 million.
    Exports fell 14.39 percent to $3.44 million. Imports rose 440.65 percent to $176,613.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of New Orleans rose 32.09 percent to $2.93 million.
    Exports rose 31.69 percent to $2.76 million. Imports rose 39.12 percent to $169,367.

Guadeloupe ranked No. 143 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 142.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.35 trillion, up 0.57 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 0.58 percent to $543.34 billion; imports climbed 0.56 percent to $807.48 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 $264.14 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $262.72 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Guadeloupe by value through April were the categories of Gasoline, other fuels; Low value shipments; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard; and Jewelry, parts, respectively. They accounted for 82.69 percent of total exports to Guadeloupe.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Guadeloupe –– Value added to a returned import; Aluminum waste and scrap; Electric motor, generator parts; Retread or used tires; and Paintings, drawings and other artwork –– accounted for 73.65 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Gasoline, other fuels fell 0.83 percent compared to last year to $53.36 million.
  • Low value shipments fell 4.49 percent compared to last year to $10.68 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 222.36 percent compared to last year to $1.19 million.
  • Misc. uncoated kraft paper, paperboard rose 399.99 percent compared to last year to $1.15 million.
  • Jewelry, parts fell 23.72 percent compared to last year to $1.12 million.

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

  • Value added to a returned import fell 40.67 percent compared to last year to $363,278.
  • Aluminum waste and scrap totaled $140,400. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Electric motor, generator parts totaled $137,919. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Retread or used tires totaled $99,928. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Paintings, drawings and other artwork rose 2879.3 percent compared to last year to $89,379.

In the latest annual figures available, Guadeloupe recorded $239.01 million in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were U.S. Virgin Islands; Low Value Shipments; San Juan; Miami; and Mobile. Total U.S. exports to Guadeloupe were $ 237.26 million and imports from Guadeloupe were $1.75 million. The U.S. surplus with Guadeloupe was $235.51 million.