US trade (export - import) with Falkland Islands in 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 21, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Falkland Islands in 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Falkland Islands

In 2017, US trade with Falkland Islands was $12.3 million, down 42.48% ($9.1 million) from 2016.

US exports to Falkland Islands in 2017 were $0.5 million, down 67.53% ($1.0 million) from 2016.

US imports from Falkland Islands in 2017 were $11.8 million, down 40.61% ($8.1 million) from 2016.

US trade deficit with Falkland Islands in 2017 was $11.3 million, a 38.44% decrease ($7.1 million) over 2016.

Falkland Islands was the US 197th largest trading partner in 2017 (down from 184th in 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total trade (down from 0.0006% in 2016).

Falkland Islands was the US 213th largest export market in 2017 (down from 208th in 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total exports (down from 0.0001% in 2016).

Falkland Islands was the US 168th largest supplier in 2017 (down from 154th in 2016), accounting for 0.0005% of US total imports (down from 0.0009% in 2016).

US Exports to Falkland Islands

The major share of US exports to Falkland Islands in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 83.59% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (90.40% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.04% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (0.43% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.88% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (0.25% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.64% of US total exports to Falkland Islands (1.09% in 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Falkland Islands in 2017 over 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) - an increase of $63.2 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $21.3 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $20.9 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $5.1 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $4.5 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $4.0 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $3.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Falkland Islands in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $862.5 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) - a decrease of $156.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $72.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $16.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $6.1 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $5.0 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3.8 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2.8 thousand.
US exports to Falkland Islands in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 24.6 5.10 3.7573.05
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4.5 0.93 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 16.2-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3.1 0.64 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.0 0.83 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5.1 1.05 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22.1 4.58 884.6-97.50
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 248.1 51.45 404.2-38.62
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 21.3 4.43 0.0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 111.5 23.12 48.3130.89
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 6.1-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 37.9 7.86 110.0-65.57

US Imports from Falkland Islands

The major share of US imports from Falkland Islands in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.50% of US total imports from Falkland Islands (98.25% in 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Falkland Islands in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in US imports from Falkland Islands in 2017 over the 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $7,799.3 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $255.3 thousand.
US imports from Falkland Islands in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2016
USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 11,764.2 99.48 19,563.5-39.87
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.1 0.03 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4.0 0.03 0.0
69 Ceramic products 3.5 0.03 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 6.6-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 32.1-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4.7 0.04 10.4-55.14
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 8.0 0.07 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10.9 0.09 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 4.1 0.03 0.7464.40
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 8.4 0.07 28.8-70.75
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 15.0 0.13 270.3-94.44
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce