US trade (export - import) with Falkland Islands in 2018

Published or Updated: Jun 27, 2019

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Falkland Islands in 2018: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Falkland Islands

In 2018, US trade with Falkland Islands totaled $13.4 million, up 8.77% ($1.1 million) from 2017.

US exports to Falkland Islands in 2018 were $0.2 million, down 55.41% ($0.3 million) from 2017.

US imports from Falkland Islands in 2018 totaled $13.2 million, up 11.39% ($1.3 million) from 2017.

US trade deficit with Falkland Islands in 2018 was $13.0 million, a 14.23% increase ($1.6 million) over 2017.

Falkland Islands was the US 200th largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 197th in 2017), accounting for 0.0003% of US total trade (just as in 2017).

Falkland Islands was the US 218th largest export market in 2018 (down from 213th in 2017), accounting for 0.0000% of US total exports (just as in 2017).

Falkland Islands was the US 168th largest supplier in 2018 (just as in 2017), accounting for 0.0005% of US total imports (just as in 2017).

US Exports to Falkland Islands

The major share of US exports to Falkland Islands in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 86.23% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (83.59% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.63% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (1.88% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.08% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (6.04% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Falkland Islands in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $9.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7.0 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Falkland Islands in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $121.3 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $85.3 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $22.7 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $21.3 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $20.1 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $5.1 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $4.5 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $4.0 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $3.1 thousand.
US exports to Falkland Islands in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4.5 2.08 24.6-81.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 9.9 4.63 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 29.1 13.56 22.131.89
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 126.7 58.96 248.1-48.91
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3.3 1.53 0.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 21.3-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 26.2 12.18 111.5-76.51
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 15.2 7.07 37.9-59.90

US Imports from Falkland Islands

The major share of US imports from Falkland Islands in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.15% of US total imports from Falkland Islands (99.50% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Falkland Islands in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,296.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Falkland Islands in 2018 over the 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US imports from Falkland Islands in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2017
USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 13,060.3 99.15 11,764.211.02
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10.0 0.08 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
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8.9 0.07 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4.7 0.04 4.71.35
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 19.2 0.15 8.0141.17
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 10.9-100.00
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 10.0 0.08 4.1145.69
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 17.8 0.13 8.4110.86
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 41.9 0.32 15.0178.75
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Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce