US trade with Fiji in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 26, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Fiji in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Fiji

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Fiji totaled $80.7 million, up 30.99% ($19.1 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Fiji in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $10.5 million, down 20.62% ($2.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Fiji in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $70.2 million, up 45.02% ($21.8 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Fiji in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $59.8 million, a 69.53% increase ($24.5 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Fiji was the US 125th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 131st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0082% of US total trade (up from 0.0067% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Fiji was the US 163rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 155th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0027% of US total exports (down from 0.0036% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Fiji was the US 104th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 107th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0117% of US total imports (up from 0.0086% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Fiji

The major share of US exports to Fiji in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 39.25% of US total exports to Fiji (44.35% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.14% of US total exports to Fiji (17.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.19% of US total exports to Fiji (11.36% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.49% of US total exports to Fiji (4.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.51% of US total exports to Fiji (0.42% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.17% of US total exports to Fiji (1.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Fiji in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $0.1 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) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Fiji in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US exports to Fiji in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2.7 0.03 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 12.6 0.12 45.0-72.01
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 67.7-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 12.8 0.12 13.4-4.07
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,585.7 15.17 1,447.19.58
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 41.5 0.40 33.822.65
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 63.0 0.60 179.9-64.96
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 79.0 0.76 34.0132.48
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 289.0 2.76 355.4-18.68
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 18.6 0.18 48.8-61.84
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 8.4 0.08 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3.8 0.04 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 56.9 0.54 52.48.45
30 Pharmaceutical products 317.8 3.04 336.4-5.55
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 8.1-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 10.5 0.10 4.3147.91
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 262.4 2.51 409.8-35.97
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 2.9 0.03 9.6-70.03
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 63.0 0.60 68.8-8.43
39 Plastics and articles thereof 376.5 3.60 501.6-24.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 75.4 0.72 104.5-27.80
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 32.0 0.31 42.0-23.93
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 56.6 0.54 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 60.8 0.58 46.730.34
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 40.3 0.39 8.1394.75
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 14.7-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 36.5 0.35 62.7-41.90
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 11.7 0.11 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 60.2 0.58 104.6-42.51
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 104.7 1.00 144.5-27.49
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 29.2 0.28 91.2-67.96
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4.5 0.04 78.1-94.23
65 Headgear and parts thereof 13.6 0.13 18.6-26.87
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 7.1-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 28.3 0.27 12.7122.98
69 Ceramic products 37.1 0.36 27.435.35
70 Glass and glassware 3.9 0.04 9.1-57.91
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 85.3 0.82 27.4211.67
73 Articles of iron or steel 29.5 0.28 15.985.54
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 9.0 0.09 13.6-33.68
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 65.2 0.62 109.4-40.41
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 18.6 0.18 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,188.9 11.37 1,563.1-23.94
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 674.7 6.45 1,937.1-65.17
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 4.1 0.04 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 123.0 1.18 231.2-46.83
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,937.1 18.53 1,819.96.44
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 7.2 0.07 93.8-92.28
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 168.5 1.61 195.7-13.92
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 13.8 0.13 3.0354.75
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 9.8 0.09 21.6-54.49
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2.6 0.02 0.0
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 142.9 1.37 164.5-13.10
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 127.6 1.22 189.2-32.53
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 40.3 0.39 19.1110.52

US Imports from Fiji

The major share of US imports from Fiji in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 96.18% of US total imports from Fiji (89.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.71% of US total imports from Fiji (5.38% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.59% of US total imports from Fiji (1.31% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Fiji in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $11.3 million;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $8.2 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $3.3 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $0.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Fiji in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $2.1 million.
US imports from Fiji in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 6,673.7 9.50 3,401.796.19
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 26.5-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 156.8 0.22 21.5629.44
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 926.5 1.32 929.4-0.32
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7.4 0.01 3.799.54
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 356.4 0.51 190.786.85
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 7.1 0.01 2.2224.44
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,899.1 2.70 984.492.92
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3.9 0.01 22.5-82.52
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 14.3-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 14,014.3 19.95 5,813.9141.05
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,577.6 6.52 4,645.7-1.47
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 6.8 0.01 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 515.0 0.73 503.52.28
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,184.7 1.69 586.3102.06
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 72.9 0.10 110.4-33.92
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 37,165.2 52.91 25,860.143.72
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 74.1-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 379.6 0.54 453.3-16.26
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 30.0 0.04 170.6-82.42
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8.3 0.01 10.3-19.62
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 22.3 0.03 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 499.5 0.71 2,575.2-80.60
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 2.2-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 14.0-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 12.9-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1.7 0.00 0.7144.96
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 27.2 0.04 10.4161.31
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 60.7 0.09 16.7264.36
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 35.1 0.05 77.9-54.85
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 1.1-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 39.3 0.06 99.0-60.29
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 26.0-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 13.4 0.02 56.7-76.32
73 Articles of iron or steel 20.4 0.03 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 13.5 0.02 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4.1 0.01 24.7-83.26
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 46.9 0.07 31.250.28
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 5.1 0.01 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4.7 0.01 69.3-93.16
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 2.5 0.00 41.1-94.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 12.4-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 71.1 0.10 62.014.66
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 59.9 0.09 13.3349.26
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce