US trade with French Polynesia in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 26, 2017

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

US Trade with French Polynesia

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with French Polynesia totaled $45.2 million, up 36.87% ($12.2 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to French Polynesia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $36.4 million, up 60.22% ($13.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from French Polynesia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $8.8 million, down 14.64% ($1.5 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with French Polynesia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $27.6 million, a 122.36% increase ($15.2 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

French Polynesia was the US 145th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 150th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0046% of US total trade (up from 0.0036% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

French Polynesia was the US 132nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 138th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0095% of US total exports (up from 0.0063% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

French Polynesia was the US 143rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 145th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0015% of US total imports (down from 0.0018% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to French Polynesia

The major share of US exports to French Polynesia 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) - 51.22% of US total exports to French Polynesia (25.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 27.15% of US total exports to French Polynesia (44.39% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.77% of US total exports to French Polynesia (8.93% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.93% of US total exports to French Polynesia (4.19% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.46% of US total exports to French Polynesia (3.68% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.27% of US total exports to French Polynesia (1.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $8.2 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $3.8 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $0.2 million.

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

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - 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 $0.2 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 $0.2 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) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US exports to French Polynesia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 11.1-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 4,533.3 12.45 4,350.54.20
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 227.4 0.62 119.490.37
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 93.2 0.26 140.1-33.46
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 695.6 1.91 805.1-13.59
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 300.4 0.82 215.039.77
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 59.8 0.16 30.198.71
10 Cereals 116.4 0.32 197.8-41.12
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 58.5 0.16 35.664.61
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 165.7 0.45 66.2150.32
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 379.5 1.04 273.638.71
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 35.4 0.10 19.086.26
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 115.4 0.32 104.010.96
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 410.9 1.13 675.0-39.12
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,419.6 3.90 1,341.85.80
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 834.2 2.29 1,391.3-40.04
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 214.6 0.59 148.944.17
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 227.3 0.62 148.153.47
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 12.3-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 60.0-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 97.1 0.27 167.5-42.04
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13.3 0.04 26.5-49.63
30 Pharmaceutical products 25.0 0.07 0.0
31 Fertilizers 17.6 0.05 14.025.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 36.5 0.10 48.2-24.29
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 106.2 0.29 123.8-14.18
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 27.6 0.08 40.7-32.24
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 5.5 0.02 3.651.92
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 5.8 0.02 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 21.9 0.06 5.9273.30
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 63.4 0.17 101.7-37.62
39 Plastics and articles thereof 458.5 1.26 364.125.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 115.0 0.32 109.35.28
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3.9 0.01 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 86.9 0.24 61.641.23
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,020.8 5.55 1,510.233.81
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 5.6 0.02 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 422.0 1.16 509.2-17.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 18.0 0.05 11.753.95
54 Man-made filaments 3.4 0.01 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 14.5 0.04 28.6-49.28
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 13.5-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 42.0 0.12 4.4850.01
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 5.6-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3.1 0.01 3.8-16.81
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 570.9 1.57 479.819.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 350.2 0.96 272.228.63
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 692.4 1.90 65.0964.94
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 89.5 0.25 59.550.43
65 Headgear and parts thereof 17.3 0.05 7.1145.16
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 11.2 0.03 12.2-8.15
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13.3 0.04 14.9-10.66
69 Ceramic products 15.6 0.04 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 26.6 0.07 9.1190.89
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 14.5 0.04 167.2-91.30
73 Articles of iron or steel 110.2 0.30 54.3102.97
75 Nickel and articles thereof 15.8 0.04 3.6345.09
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 20.5 0.06 74.5-72.45
78 Lead and articles thereof 3.8 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 25.1 0.07 66.3-62.07
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 10.4 0.03 12.1-14.15
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,859.9 5.11 1,296.343.48
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 964.2 2.65 1,087.8-11.37
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 0.0 0.00 14.4-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,074.0 2.95 1,298.4-17.28
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 5,355.3 14.70 1,541.5247.41
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 8,344.6 22.91 174.14,693.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,059.4 2.91 308.5243.46
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 19.2-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 50.5 0.14 45.211.55
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 8.2 0.02 33.9-75.88
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 104.9 0.29 124.2-15.56
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 226.9 0.62 189.919.47
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 78.0 0.21 91.9-15.14
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4.9 0.01 61.7-92.03

US Imports from French Polynesia

The major share of US imports from French Polynesia 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) - 40.15% of US total imports from French Polynesia (45.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 29.31% of US total imports from French Polynesia (33.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.89% of US total imports from French Polynesia (0.37% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.55% of US total imports from French Polynesia (1.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.1 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 $0.0 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $0.0 million.

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

  • 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 $0.9 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US imports from French Polynesia 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 2,785.0 31.65 3,528.9-21.08
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7.9 0.09 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 45.9 0.52 368.9-87.55
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 12.5-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 672.1 7.64 638.25.31
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 22.7 0.26 132.9-82.91
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 48.8 0.55 107.4-54.58
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 3.2-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.7-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4.6 0.05 10.7-56.48
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 18.4 0.21 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 1.3-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,579.3 29.31 3,490.6-26.11
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 105.8 1.20 5.91,691.03
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 43.7 0.50 7.8462.83
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 10.0 0.11 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7.2 0.08 24.0-69.89
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 0.0 0.00 0.6-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,548.6 17.60 722.8114.26
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce