US trade (export - import) with Fiji in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Fiji in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Fiji

In 2014, US trade with Fiji totaled $298.6 million, up 8.22% ($22.7 million) from 2013.

US exports to Fiji in 2014 totaled $79.5 million, up 18.79% ($12.6 million) from 2013.

US imports from Fiji in 2014 totaled $219.1 million, up 4.83% ($10.1 million) from 2013.

US trade deficit with Fiji in 2014 was $139.6 million, a 1.75% decrease ($2.5 million) over 2013.

Fiji was the US 133rd largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 137th in 2013), accounting for 0.0074% of US total trade (up from 0.0071% in 2013).

Fiji was the US 150th largest export market in 2014 (up from 158th in 2013), accounting for 0.0049% of US total exports (up from 0.0042% in 2013).

Fiji was the US 109th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 110th in 2013), accounting for 0.0091% of US total imports (up from 0.0090% in 2013).

US Exports to Fiji

The major share of US exports to Fiji in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.54% of US total exports to Fiji (42.54% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.72% of US total exports to Fiji (17.95% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.71% of US total exports to Fiji (0.07% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.03% of US total exports to Fiji (7.89% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.01% of US total exports to Fiji (3.07% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.19% of US total exports to Fiji (0.56% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.85% of US total exports to Fiji (1.70% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Fiji in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $6.9 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $5.5 million;
  • 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 $3.2 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $2.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • 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 $0.4 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Fiji in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $6.0 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Fiji in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 45.5 0.06 187.1-75.71
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,270.6 1.60 308.1312.48
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11.4 0.01 41.4-72.39
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 271.9 0.34 1,080.1-74.83
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,104.1 1.39 659.067.54
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 30.5 0.04 5.3471.01
10 Cereals 16.7 0.02 58.8-71.68
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6.8 0.01 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,572.9 7.01 6,443.0-13.50
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 38.6 0.05 39.7-2.71
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 45.8 0.06 33.337.52
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 46.2 0.06 44.14.81
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 54.9 0.07 78.8-30.26
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 506.5 0.64 734.2-31.02
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 192.6 0.24 269.3-28.46
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,306.5 1.64 1,259.93.71
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 387.0 0.49 775.5-50.10
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 13.9 0.02 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 6,908.7 8.69 49.613,822.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 73.1 0.09 6.51,020.52
29 Organic chemicals 213.8 0.27 182.717.05
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,699.1 2.14 1,744.2-2.58
31 Fertilizers 56.1 0.07 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 570.9 0.72 271.9109.97
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,092.8 1.37 1,506.5-27.46
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 181.0 0.23 75.6139.52
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2.7 0.00 9.0-70.09
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 7.6 0.01 18.4-58.76
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 289.6 0.36 265.69.07
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,931.9 2.43 1,156.367.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 268.2 0.34 42.6529.01
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 302.6 0.38 273.110.81
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 611.8 0.77 216.8182.26
45 Cork and articles of cork 2.6 0.00 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 3.9 0.00 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 136.1 0.17 62.9116.37
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 192.1 0.24 94.3103.66
50 Silk 38.0 0.05 0.0
52 Cotton 83.5 0.11 71.417.08
55 Man-made staple fibers 258.9 0.33 450.1-42.50
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 12.2 0.02 106.5-88.56
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 8.1 0.01 55.5-85.34
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 21.7 0.03 19.312.54
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 58.1 0.07 229.1-74.64
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 162.6 0.20 66.8143.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 454.6 0.57 203.1123.81
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 97.7 0.12 129.7-24.72
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 323.8 0.41 720.8-55.08
65 Headgear and parts thereof 71.9 0.09 4.81,402.26
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3.9 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 28.4 0.04 42.8-33.58
69 Ceramic products 684.3 0.86 597.014.63
70 Glass and glassware 55.7 0.07 58.3-4.42
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 432.0 0.54 422.42.27
72 Iron and steel 43.3 0.05 30.243.65
73 Articles of iron or steel 321.3 0.40 546.2-41.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 22.6 0.03 4.9364.57
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2.9 0.00 11.0-73.68
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 61.7 0.08 393.7-84.32
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3.4 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 122.9 0.15 108.313.41
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 100.3 0.13 43.1132.86
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,341.5 7.98 5,090.124.59
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 7,575.4 9.53 4,397.372.27
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 2.9 0.00 7.0-59.11
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 904.3 1.14 1,235.1-26.79
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 8,272.3 10.40 14,246.0-41.93
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,750.8 4.72 1,466.6155.75
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,207.5 2.78 2,033.68.55
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 35.4 0.04 42.4-16.58
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 50.4 0.06 45.610.55
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 1,026.3 1.29 648.358.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 271.6 0.34 235.115.51
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 91.6 0.12 606.6-84.91
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 7.3 0.01 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 20,037.2 25.20 14,573.537.49

US Imports from Fiji

The major share of US imports from Fiji in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 91.68% of US total imports from Fiji (90.40% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.47% of US total imports from Fiji (5.20% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.04% of US total imports from Fiji (1.01% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.03% of US total imports from Fiji (1.04% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Fiji in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $10.5 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $6.2 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1.2 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Fiji in 2014 over the 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $4.6 million;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $0.7 million.
US imports from Fiji in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 16,842.6 7.69 16,810.70.19
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 89.3 0.04 51.473.83
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 694.9 0.32 1,037.9-33.05
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,112.3 0.96 2,786.1-24.18
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4.1 0.00 16.4-74.94
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,265.4 0.58 995.427.13
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 16.0 0.01 12.627.13
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,492.0 0.68 1,442.93.41
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 75.7 0.03 86.7-12.73
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 2.1-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 343.1 0.16 85.8299.99
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 58,221.2 26.57 62,822.0-7.32
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 12,619.1 5.76 2,158.7484.56
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 27.2 0.01 12.4119.66
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,092.7 0.50 1,131.1-3.40
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,270.6 0.58 923.037.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 79.0 0.04 157.7-49.89
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 104,631.1 47.75 98,411.66.32
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 85.6 0.04 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,918.6 0.88 1,775.58.06
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 341.4 0.16 327.64.23
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2.1 0.00 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3.1 0.00 12.6-75.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7.1 0.00 0.51,471.21
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 1.2-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 11,859.1 5.41 10,676.111.08
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 6.3 0.00 9.5-33.63
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 88.9 0.04 168.0-47.09
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 25.2 0.01 6.1315.81
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1.0 0.00 1.3-19.59
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 1.1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 74.2 0.03 194.7-61.86
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 197.8 0.09 112.875.40
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 277.0 0.13 125.6120.56
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2.2 0.00 0.8192.30
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 69.7 0.03 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 75.5 0.03 2,169.4-96.52
73 Articles of iron or steel 2.9 0.00 9.7-70.35
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2.8 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 28.7 0.01 53.0-45.98
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 104.3 0.05 162.0-35.59
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 87.9-100.00
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 29.1 0.01 7.6280.51
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 2.2-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 657.3 0.30 638.32.97
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,375.1 1.08 3,524.9-32.62
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce