US trade (export - import) with Falkland Islands in 2015

Published or Updated: Apr 09, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Falkland Islands in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Falkland Islands

In 2015, US trade with Falkland Islands was $17.3 million, down 37.71% ($10.5 million) from 2014.

US exports to Falkland Islands in 2015 were $2.9 million, down 62.81% ($4.9 million) from 2014.

US imports from Falkland Islands in 2015 were $14.4 million, down 27.82% ($5.5 million) from 2014.

US trade deficit with Falkland Islands in 2015 was $11.5 million, a 5.08% decrease ($0.6 million) over 2014.

Falkland Islands was the US 188th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 186th in 2014), accounting for 0.0005% of US total trade (down from 0.0007% in 2014).

Falkland Islands was the US 202nd largest export market in 2015 (down from 192nd in 2014), accounting for 0.0002% of US total exports (down from 0.0005% in 2014).

Falkland Islands was the US 166th largest supplier in 2015 (down from 156th in 2014), accounting for 0.0006% of US total imports (down from 0.0008% in 2014).

US Exports to Falkland Islands

The major share of US exports to Falkland Islands in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 84.16% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (94.37% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.67% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (0.60% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.80% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (0.80% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Falkland Islands in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $777.0 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $358.4 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $79.3 thousand;
  • Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster (HS code 34) - an increase of $26.0 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $22.3 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $15.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $14.1 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $11.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Falkland Islands in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $5,956.3 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $124.9 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $29.3 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $21.9 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $20.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $18.6 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) - a decrease of $13.6 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $11.7 thousand;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $9.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $9.0 thousand.
US exports to Falkland Islands in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 7.5 0.26 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 6.2 0.21 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 9.0-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 22.1 0.76 51.3-57.02
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 8.0-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 26.9 0.92 4.6484.82
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 26.0 0.89 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5.5 0.19 27.4-79.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19.6 0.67 4.1377.62
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 20.0-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3.4 0.12 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 9.1-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5.2 0.18 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 11.7-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 52.5 1.80 40.729.03
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 18.6-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 719.3 24.65 844.2-14.80
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 265.3 9.09 261.91.27
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 22.0 0.75 28.0-21.54
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 533.0 18.27 174.6205.26
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 5,956.3-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 916.0 31.39 138.9559.33
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 13.6-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 44.6 1.53 30.546.10
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 242.7 8.32 163.448.55

US Imports from Falkland Islands

The major share of US imports from Falkland Islands in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 90.40% of US total imports from Falkland Islands (99.08% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Falkland Islands in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1,189.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Falkland Islands in 2015 over the 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $6,744.7 thousand.
US imports from Falkland Islands in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 12,992.6 90.36 19,737.2-34.17
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 5.3 0.04 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.3 0.00 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8.2 0.06 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 23.5 0.16 14.364.75
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16.2 0.11 17.9-9.52
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 0.7 0.00 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 4.8-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,331.5 9.26 141.8839.06
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce