US trade with Falkland Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 03, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Falkland Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Falkland Islands

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Falkland Islands was $0.2 million, down 82.30% ($0.9 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Falkland Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $0.2 million, down 82.00% ($0.8 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Falkland Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $0.0 million, down 88.97% ($0.0 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Falkland Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $0.2 million, a 81.68% decrease ($0.8 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Falkland Islands was the US 217th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 208th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total trade (down from 0.0001% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Falkland Islands was the US 214th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 196th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total exports (down from 0.0003% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Falkland Islands was the US 217th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 211th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Falkland Islands

The major share of US exports to Falkland Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 93.43% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (90.12% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.00% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (1.58% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Falkland Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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) - an increase of $119.9 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $13.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Falkland Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $877.7 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $16.2 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $5.0 thousand.
US exports to Falkland Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 16.2-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0.0 0.00 877.7-100.00
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 158.1 85.96 38.2314.02
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13.7 7.47 0.0

US Imports from Falkland Islands

The major share of US imports from Falkland Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 78.93% of US total imports from Falkland Islands (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of US total imports from Falkland Islands (70.07% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Falkland Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $4.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Falkland Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $32.1 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $6.6 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $3.5 thousand.
US imports from Falkland Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4.0 78.93 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 6.6-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 32.1-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce