US trade (export - import) with Falkland Islands in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 03, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Falkland Islands in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Falkland Islands

In 2013, US trade with Falkland Islands was $15.0 million, down 9.65% ($1.6 million) from 2012.

US exports to Falkland Islands in 2013 were $1.2 million, down 71.44% ($3.1 million) from 2012.

US imports from Falkland Islands in 2013 totaled $13.8 million, up 12.27% ($1.5 million) from 2012.

US trade deficit with Falkland Islands in 2013 was $12.5 million, a 58.29% increase ($4.6 million) over 2012.

Falkland Islands was the US 194th largest trading partner in 2013 (just as in 2012), accounting for 0.0004% of US total trade (just as in 2012).

Falkland Islands was the US 212th largest export market in 2013 (down from 204th in 2012), accounting for 0.0001% of US total exports (down from 0.0003% in 2012).

Falkland Islands was the US 162nd largest supplier in 2013 (up from 164th in 2012), accounting for 0.0006% of US total imports (up from 0.0005% in 2012).

US Exports to Falkland Islands

The major share of US exports to Falkland Islands in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 72.68% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (77.52% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.24% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (1.58% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.95% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (4.30% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.24% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (2.75% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Falkland Islands in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $45.5 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $36.3 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $35.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $19.1 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $15.4 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $9.8 thousand;
  • Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings (HS code 94) - an increase of $9.0 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $6.7 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $5.5 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $5.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Falkland Islands in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,761.6 thousand;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - a decrease of $576.0 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $236.3 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $175.0 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $163.1 thousand;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $90.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $75.5 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $40.5 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $34.4 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $29.1 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $28.7 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $22.3 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $16.0 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $13.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $11.2 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $9.4 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $7.1 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $6.4 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $3.8 thousand.
US exports to Falkland Islands in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 36.3 2.92 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 163.1-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5.4 0.43 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3.4 0.27 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4.0 0.32 20.0-80.22
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 34.4-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 90.0-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 15.4 1.24 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.1-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 22.3-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 40.5-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.7 0.54 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 11.2-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 29.1-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 13.9-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 10.4 0.84 39.1-73.39
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 54.7 4.40 9.1498.58
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 503.7 40.57 2,265.3-77.76
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 130.0 10.48 706.1-81.58
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 38.4 3.09 213.4-82.03
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 76.9 6.20 41.386.08
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 9.4-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 153.2 12.34 134.114.24
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 3.0 0.24 0.0
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 9.0 0.73 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10.0 0.80 4.5121.08
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 30.6 2.46 106.1-71.18
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 9.8 0.79 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 140.5 11.32 376.8-62.72

US Imports from Falkland Islands

The major share of US imports from Falkland Islands in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.48% of US total imports from Falkland Islands (99.91% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Falkland Islands in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,442.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Falkland Islands in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US imports from Falkland Islands in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 13,686.7 99.48 12,244.011.78
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4.7 0.03 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3.3 0.02 0.0
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 8.9 0.06 2.6245.36
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 4.1-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 38.6 0.28 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 16.5 0.12 4.4278.03
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce