US trade (export - import) with Falkland Islands in 2016

Published or Updated: Apr 26, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Falkland Islands in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Falkland Islands

In 2016, US trade with Falkland Islands totaled $21.4 million, up 23.71% ($4.1 million) from 2015.

US exports to Falkland Islands in 2016 were $1.5 million, down 49.12% ($1.4 million) from 2015.

US imports from Falkland Islands in 2016 totaled $19.9 million, up 38.49% ($5.5 million) from 2015.

US trade deficit with Falkland Islands in 2016 was $18.4 million, a 60.80% increase ($7.0 million) over 2015.

Falkland Islands was the US 184th largest trading partner in 2016 (up from 188th in 2015), accounting for 0.0006% of US total trade (up from 0.0005% in 2015).

Falkland Islands was the US 208th largest export market in 2016 (down from 202nd in 2015), accounting for 0.0001% of US total exports (down from 0.0002% in 2015).

Falkland Islands was the US 154th largest supplier in 2016 (up from 166th in 2015), accounting for 0.0009% of US total imports (up from 0.0006% in 2015).

US Exports to Falkland Islands

The major share of US exports to Falkland Islands in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 90.40% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (84.16% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.09% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (0.18% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.43% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (2.67% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.25% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (1.80% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Falkland Islands in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $165.4 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) - an increase of $138.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $16.2 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $5.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Falkland Islands in 2016 over 2015 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) - a decrease of $867.7 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $533.0 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $132.7 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $48.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $38.5 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $26.9 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) - a decrease of $26.0 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $22.1 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $22.0 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $19.6 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $7.5 thousand;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $6.2 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $5.2 thousand.
US exports to Falkland Islands in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 7.5-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 6.2-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 22.1-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 2.8 0.19 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 26.9-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 26.0-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3.7 0.25 5.5-33.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 19.6-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16.2 1.09 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.8 0.25 52.5-92.80
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 884.6 59.59 719.322.99
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 404.2 27.22 265.352.36
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 22.0-100.00
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 533.0-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5.0 0.34 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 48.3 3.25 916.0-94.73
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6.1 0.41 44.6-86.40
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 110.0 7.41 242.7-54.67

US Imports from Falkland Islands

The major share of US imports from Falkland Islands in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 98.25% of US total imports from Falkland Islands (90.40% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Falkland Islands in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $6,571.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Falkland Islands in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1,061.2 thousand.
US imports from Falkland Islands in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 19,563.5 98.25 12,992.650.57
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.5 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 6.6 0.03 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 32.1 0.16 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10.4 0.05 8.226.72
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 0.0 0.00 23.5-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 16.2-100.00
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 0.7 0.00 0.75.40
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 28.8 0.14 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 270.3 1.36 1,331.5-79.70
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce