US trade (export - import) with French Polynesia in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with French Polynesia in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with French Polynesia

In 2014, US trade with French Polynesia totaled $173.4 million, up 4.46% ($7.4 million) from 2013.

US exports to French Polynesia in 2014 totaled $129.5 million, up 2.57% ($3.2 million) from 2013.

US imports from French Polynesia in 2014 totaled $43.9 million, up 10.44% ($4.2 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with French Polynesia in 2014 was $85.6 million, a 1.05% decrease ($0.9 million) over 2013.

French Polynesia was the US 152nd largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 153rd in 2013), accounting for 0.0043% of US total trade (just as in 2013).

French Polynesia was the US 140th largest export market in 2014 (up from 143rd in 2013), accounting for 0.0080% of US total exports (just as in 2013).

French Polynesia was the US 144th largest supplier in 2014 (down from 143rd in 2013), accounting for 0.0018% of US total imports (up from 0.0017% in 2013).

US Exports to French Polynesia

The major share of US exports to French Polynesia in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 44.66% of US total exports to French Polynesia (49.77% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 28.37% of US total exports to French Polynesia (24.35% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.69% of US total exports to French Polynesia (6.79% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.93% of US total exports to French Polynesia (4.26% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.11% of US total exports to French Polynesia (3.50% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to French Polynesia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $7.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.6 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 $0.6 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $0.6 million.

The largest declines in US exports to French Polynesia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $5.5 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $2.1 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) - a decrease of $1.9 million.
US exports to French Polynesia in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
01 Live animals 131.7 0.10 412.1-68.05
02 Meat and edible meat offal 27,384.4 21.14 27,747.7-1.31
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,258.4 0.97 1,185.66.15
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,140.6 0.88 1,212.1-5.90
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 33.7 0.03 33.9-0.36
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 11.4 0.01 133.4-91.46
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,435.2 2.65 3,650.0-5.89
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,367.6 1.06 1,149.818.94
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 240.9 0.19 236.51.87
10 Cereals 1,068.5 0.82 866.423.33
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 425.5 0.33 111.6281.13
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 823.6 0.64 730.612.73
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 81.4 0.06 79.12.91
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 29.1 0.02 189.0-84.58
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,190.2 0.92 1,284.2-7.32
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 173.5 0.13 260.2-33.33
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 657.2 0.51 587.211.91
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,658.4 2.05 2,316.614.76
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6,035.2 4.66 5,676.66.32
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,166.8 5.53 12,691.6-43.53
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,380.1 1.07 1,748.6-21.07
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,115.9 0.86 533.2109.26
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 36.6 0.03 14.3155.82
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 57.1 0.04 28.2102.45
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 376.7 0.29 503.4-25.17
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 141.7 0.11 429.7-67.03
29 Organic chemicals 62.9 0.05 231.9-72.89
30 Pharmaceutical products 236.5 0.18 40.4485.41
31 Fertilizers 366.8 0.28 218.168.18
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 496.6 0.38 404.722.72
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 259.9 0.20 417.7-37.77
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 297.9 0.23 164.780.88
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 14.3 0.01 8.275.12
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3.5 0.00 37.3-90.62
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 29.5 0.02 21.636.14
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 274.8 0.21 277.0-0.81
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,575.2 1.99 2,812.7-8.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 328.2 0.25 312.55.05
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 363.4 0.28 323.812.22
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,678.6 4.38 5,448.74.22
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 3.7 0.00 3.70.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,705.9 2.09 2,963.0-8.68
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 281.2 0.22 153.283.55
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 7.7 0.01 0.0
52 Cotton 21.7 0.02 9.3132.72
54 Man-made filaments 16.4 0.01 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 3.4 0.00 20.8-83.77
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 12.5 0.01 7.176.79
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 32.2 0.02 19.664.24
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 12.6 0.01 26.9-53.01
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 6.5 0.01 2.6145.84
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,329.2 1.03 1,387.1-4.17
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,726.9 1.33 2,091.0-17.41
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 167.5 0.13 179.5-6.64
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 545.9 0.42 541.20.86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 29.4 0.02 56.1-47.51
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 56.9 0.04 46.323.02
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 63.6 0.05 26.6139.56
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 23.9 0.02 35.3-32.27
69 Ceramic products 70.9 0.05 60.716.76
70 Glass and glassware 47.9 0.04 74.7-35.85
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 760.1 0.59 148.9410.63
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 42.7-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 346.6 0.27 77.0349.96
74 Copper and articles thereof 38.9 0.03 27.740.53
75 Nickel and articles thereof 8.9 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 215.3 0.17 141.052.71
78 Lead and articles thereof 7.8 0.01 5.347.21
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 139.6 0.11 171.5-18.62
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 168.4 0.13 211.3-20.32
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,410.3 7.26 9,138.02.98
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 5,096.2 3.93 6,952.5-26.70
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 2.8 0.00 3.3-15.27
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,612.1 5.88 5,528.537.69
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 11,884.3 9.17 4,644.8155.86
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 528.9 0.41 2,612.7-79.76
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,214.9 1.71 1,873.718.21
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 79.9 0.06 94.1-15.07
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 154.8 0.12 36.3326.28
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 49.7 0.04 24.999.83
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 762.4 0.59 528.044.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,452.7 1.12 1,400.03.76
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 485.5 0.37 344.640.92
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 57.1 0.04 114.6-50.14
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 11,481.3 8.86 9,923.815.69

US Imports from French Polynesia

The major share of US imports from French Polynesia in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 54.16% of US total imports from French Polynesia (49.98% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 34.55% of US total imports from French Polynesia (40.47% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.63% of US total imports from French Polynesia (1.01% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from French Polynesia in 2014 over 2013 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) - an increase of $3.9 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from French Polynesia in 2014 over the 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $2.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US imports from French Polynesia in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 11,377.2 25.91 10,127.912.34
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 25.3 0.06 110.4-77.09
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 607.7 1.38 464.830.75
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5.1 0.01 33.2-84.67
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 44.1 0.10 0.0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 3.2 0.01 2.530.05
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 8.0 0.02 9.9-18.89
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 14.1-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,894.4 6.59 5,100.0-43.25
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 206.7 0.47 228.3-9.46
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 303.9 0.69 243.424.85
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 2.6 0.01 6.3-59.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.1-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 48.9-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.7 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 16.7 0.04 17.8-6.51
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3.8 0.01 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2.3 0.01 4.1-42.10
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.6 0.00 2.5-77.85
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.7 0.00 1.8-61.07
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 2.4-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 3.2 0.01 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 23,783.2 54.16 19,872.119.68
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 15.1 0.03 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 53.5 0.12 290.0-81.53
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 75.2 0.17 84.4-10.86
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 24.3 0.06 28.9-15.98
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 7.4 0.02 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 116.9 0.27 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 5.5 0.01 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 14.2-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3.9 0.01 14.8-73.76
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 353.8 0.81 481.2-26.48
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,967.5 9.03 2,555.155.27
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce