US trade with New Caledonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 02, 2017

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

US Trade with New Caledonia

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with New Caledonia totaled $32.0 million, up 33.01% ($7.9 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to New Caledonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $14.6 million, up 16.12% ($2.0 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from New Caledonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $17.4 million, up 51.47% ($5.9 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade balance with New Caledonia went from a surplus of $1.1 million in the 2nd quarter of 2016, to a deficit of $2.8 million in the 2nd quarter of 2017.

New Caledonia was the US 155th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 159th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0032% of US total trade (up from 0.0026% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

New Caledonia was the US 155th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 157th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0038% of US total exports (up from 0.0035% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

New Caledonia was the US 134th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 142nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0029% of US total imports (up from 0.0020% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to New Caledonia

The major share of US exports to New Caledonia 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) - 30.60% of US total exports to New Caledonia (51.66% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.71% of US total exports to New Caledonia (3.30% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.06% of US total exports to New Caledonia (20.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.40% of US total exports to New Caledonia (0.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.65% of US total exports to New Caledonia (1.34% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.36% of US total exports to New Caledonia (1.59% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1,357.3 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,200.7 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $839.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $413.2 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $376.5 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $82.9 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $81.8 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $74.8 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $64.0 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $62.5 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $53.9 thousand.

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,671.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $690.3 thousand;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $130.1 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $71.9 thousand;
  • 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) - a decrease of $63.5 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $59.3 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $55.9 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $55.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $49.5 thousand.
US exports to New Caledonia 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,993.0 13.65 2,052.3-2.89
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 10.5 0.07 18.7-44.06
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 62.5 0.43 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 40.7-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 17.7 0.12 59.7-70.37
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 16.8 0.12 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 8.8 0.06 5.655.55
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 117.8 0.81 109.27.92
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 171.9 1.18 188.1-8.61
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 17.2 0.12 66.7-74.26
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 74.1 0.51 74.10.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 15.0-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 13.7 0.09 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,213.0 8.31 12.49,693.65
29 Organic chemicals 82.9 0.57 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 855.7 5.86 16.15,203.71
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13.4 0.09 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 36.8 0.25 21.273.33
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 6.2 0.04 24.9-75.24
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,518.4 10.40 161.1842.46
39 Plastics and articles thereof 71.0 0.49 126.0-43.64
40 Rubber and articles thereof 147.1 1.01 65.4125.13
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 7.8-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 21.7-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 10.2 0.07 14.9-31.45
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 74.8 0.51 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3.0 0.02 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4.1 0.03 29.0-85.77
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 44.9 0.31 76.6-41.29
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 27.2 0.19 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6.6 0.05 62.5-89.44
65 Headgear and parts thereof 9.6 0.07 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
69 Ceramic products 392.0 2.69 15.42,441.42
70 Glass and glassware 5.6 0.04 0.0
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 43.8 0.30 43.50.77
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2.9 0.02 133.0-97.85
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2.6 0.02 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2.8 0.02 13.9-79.66
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 807.2 5.53 1,497.5-46.10
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 312.8 2.14 319.7-2.16
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,390.6 16.38 1,977.420.90
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 407.3 2.79 479.2-15.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 93.6 0.64 92.61.13
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 455.0 3.12 2,126.8-78.60
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 27.6-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 100.8 0.69 46.9114.99
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 28.9 0.20 92.4-68.74
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 95.5 0.65 31.5203.22
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 43.1 0.30 19.6119.66

US Imports from New Caledonia

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 95.24% of US total imports from New Caledonia (80.04% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.63% of US total imports from New Caledonia (1.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.47% of US total imports from New Caledonia (15.67% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $7,459.4 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $131.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from New Caledonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $1,597.7 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) - a decrease of $110.2 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $71.5 thousand.
US imports from New Caledonia 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 284.4 1.63 153.185.71
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2.1 0.01 14.2-85.48
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 5.4-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.7 0.02 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.8 0.00 4.8-82.76
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7.9 0.05 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 26.3-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
72 Iron and steel 16,578.4 95.21 9,119.081.80
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.7 0.02 10.0-63.21
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 71.5-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 57.6 0.33 1,655.3-96.52
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 9.0 0.05 119.3-92.42
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6.4 0.04 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8.0 0.05 26.7-70.02
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 146.6 0.84 133.99.48
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 21.0 0.12 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 14.2 0.08 5.3167.84
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce