US trade (export - import) with New Caledonia in 2018

Published or Updated: Jun 18, 2019

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

US Trade with New Caledonia

In 2018, US trade with New Caledonia was $115.3 million, down 9.97% ($12.8 million) from 2017.

US exports to New Caledonia in 2018 were $58.1 million, down 2.13% ($1.3 million) from 2017.

US imports from New Caledonia in 2018 were $57.2 million, down 16.74% ($11.5 million) from 2017.

US trade balance with New Caledonia went from a deficit of $9.3 million in 2017, to a surplus of $0.9 million in 2018.

New Caledonia was the US 162nd largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 155th in 2017), accounting for 0.0027% of US total trade (down from 0.0032% in 2017).

New Caledonia was the US 160th largest export market in 2018 (up from 162nd in 2017), accounting for 0.0035% of US total exports (down from 0.0038% in 2017).

New Caledonia was the US 141st largest supplier in 2018 (down from 133rd in 2017), accounting for 0.0022% of US total imports (down from 0.0029% in 2017).

US Exports to New Caledonia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 37.87% of US total exports to New Caledonia (28.15% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.11% of US total exports to New Caledonia (19.99% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 12.82% of US total exports to New Caledonia (18.82% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.58% of US total exports to New Caledonia (8.06% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.67% of US total exports to New Caledonia (0.58% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.62% of US total exports to New Caledonia (1.19% in 2017).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3,308.6 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $1,290.5 thousand;
  • 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 $1,031.1 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $999.9 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $526.3 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $373.2 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $324.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $280.2 thousand.

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

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $2,674.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,960.8 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1,207.8 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1,047.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,037.8 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $846.4 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $300.5 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $175.3 thousand.
US exports to New Caledonia 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 7,617.1 13.11 8,824.9-13.69
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 44.6 0.08 28.158.53
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 102.8 0.18 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 167.3 0.29 147.813.23
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 548.4 0.94 402.336.33
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 112.2 0.19 127.2-11.77
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 46.8 0.08 30.652.70
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 42.8 0.07 33.627.50
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 20.1 0.03 37.9-46.96
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 21.1 0.04 5.9261.07
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 790.1 1.36 867.5-8.93
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 959.6 1.65 679.541.24
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 280.4 0.48 306.1-8.39
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 333.4 0.57 365.8-8.86
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 15.0 0.03 3.4347.34
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,077.5 10.46 8,752.2-30.56
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,370.0 2.36 2,417.1-43.32
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 77.2 0.13 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 160.1 0.28 284.2-43.66
30 Pharmaceutical products 43.1 0.07 889.4-95.16
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 26.3-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 97.4 0.17 87.810.94
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 13.7 0.02 24.0-42.89
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 6.1 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 917.6 1.58 2,878.4-68.12
39 Plastics and articles thereof 397.5 0.68 290.936.66
40 Rubber and articles thereof 369.6 0.64 297.124.42
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 42.1 0.07 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 32.0-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 49.9 0.09 25.099.76
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 50.3 0.09 225.5-77.72
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 19.6-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 8.6 0.01 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7.6 0.01 3.0156.46
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4.4 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 90.0 0.15 39.6127.44
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 145.1 0.25 127.413.91
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 67.7 0.12 34.198.71
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 625.5 1.08 99.1530.82
65 Headgear and parts thereof 22.7 0.04 39.6-42.83
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7.4 0.01 0.0
69 Ceramic products 446.2 0.77 532.9-16.28
70 Glass and glassware 2.7 0.00 5.6-52.99
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5.7 0.01 4.236.11
72 Iron and steel 4.4 0.01 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 179.2 0.31 331.7-45.96
74 Copper and articles thereof 11.4 0.02 134.6-91.56
75 Nickel and articles thereof 82.5 0.14 5.71,340.46
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 24.6 0.04 2.8788.42
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 24.1-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 32.0 0.06 176.6-81.89
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 24.7 0.04 32.8-24.54
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,946.1 8.51 3,946.225.34
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 2,516.0 4.33 1,484.969.44
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,982.8 17.18 6,674.149.57
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,526.6 2.63 1,827.0-16.45
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,583.5 2.73 292.9440.59
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,446.6 2.49 2,484.4-41.77
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 12.8 0.02 28.6-55.43
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 15.7 0.03 15.8-0.29
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 810.9 1.40 486.866.57
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 168.3 0.29 186.2-9.59
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 271.1 0.47 334.9-19.03
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 154.5 0.27 140.89.72
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 11.8 0.02 27.8-57.58
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 12,083.0 20.80 11,709.93.19

US Imports from New Caledonia

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 91.12% of US total imports from New Caledonia (93.43% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.54% of US total imports from New Caledonia (2.40% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.29% of US total imports from New Caledonia (0.60% in 2017).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $759.6 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $327.7 thousand.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $11,956.5 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $894.8 thousand.
US imports from New Caledonia 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 733.5 1.28 405.980.73
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5.9 0.01 3.856.03
29 Organic chemicals 224.0 0.39 343.7-34.83
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5.6 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3.3 0.01 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 67.8 0.12 4.21,508.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 74.0 0.13 5.31,303.34
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 23.3 0.04 0.0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 18.7 0.03 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 23.6-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 35.3-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10.5 0.02 0.81,185.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4.0 0.01 20.4-80.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 17.8 0.03 5.5224.27
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 160.8 0.28 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 11.2 0.02 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 13.6 0.02 0.0
72 Iron and steel 52,053.0 90.99 64,009.5-18.68
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.1 0.01 27.9-88.89
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.4-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 66.7 0.12 148.1-54.93
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 7.6 0.01 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,426.9 2.49 667.3113.85
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 942.4 1.65 843.811.67
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 89.4 0.16 78.314.23
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 135.3 0.24 58.8130.21
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 140.9 0.25 238.5-40.90
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 12.8 0.02 37.5-65.88
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6.3 0.01 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 122.1 0.21 17.4602.22
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 823.7 1.44 1,718.5-52.07
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce