US trade (export - import) with French Southern Territories in 2016

Published or Updated: Apr 25, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with French Southern Territories in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with French Southern Territories

In 2016, US trade with French Southern Territories was $5.0 million, down 37.94% ($3.1 million) from 2015.

US exports to French Southern Territories in 2016 were $4.9 million, down 38.80% ($3.1 million) from 2015.

US imports from French Southern Territories in 2016 totaled $0.1 million, up 444.39% ($0.1 million) from 2015.

US trade surplus with French Southern Territories in 2016 was $4.8 million, a 39.67% decrease ($3.2 million) over 2015.

French Southern Territories was the US 207th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 202nd in 2015), accounting for 0.0001% of US total trade (down from 0.0002% in 2015).

French Southern Territories was the US 193rd largest export market in 2016 (down from 188th in 2015), accounting for 0.0003% of US total exports (down from 0.0005% in 2015).

French Southern Territories was the US 219th largest supplier in 2016 (up from 220th in 2015), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (just as in 2015).

US Exports to French Southern Territories

The major share of US exports to French Southern Territories in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 35.45% of US total exports to French Southern Territories (18.38% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.25% of US total exports to French Southern Territories (8.92% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.97% of US total exports to French Southern Territories (18.13% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of US total exports to French Southern Territories (2.81% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to French Southern Territories in 2016 over 2015 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 $266.5 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $54.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $52.2 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $19.9 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to French Southern Territories in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - a decrease of $1,657.8 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $883.2 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $271.7 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $225.5 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 $139.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $113.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $103.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $69.5 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $59.3 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $20.2 thousand.
US exports to French Southern Territories in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 406.1 8.27 677.8-40.08
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 54.4 1.11 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 52.2 1.06 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 40.0 0.81 38.05.38
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 225.5-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3.6 0.07 0.0
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 6.5 0.13 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4.3 0.09 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12.3 0.25 5.3132.99
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2.8 0.06 62.1-95.46
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 20.2-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8.0 0.16 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,741.5 35.45 1,475.118.07
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 13.2 0.27 11.019.95
74 Copper and articles thereof 6.6 0.13 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3.7 0.08 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4.8 0.10 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5.3 0.11 108.9-95.14
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 63.4 1.29 202.9-68.75
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 113.5-100.00
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 17.3 0.35 900.5-98.07
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 60.1 1.22 129.5-53.64
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,288.8 46.60 3,946.7-42.01
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 49.1 1.00 41.219.19
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8.9 0.18 21.9-59.37
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 19.9 0.41 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 39.2 0.80 35.79.85

US Imports from French Southern Territories

The major share of US imports from French Southern Territories in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 93.38% of US total imports from French Southern Territories (0.00% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from French Southern Territories in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $58.3 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $14.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from French Southern Territories in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $4.8 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $4.4 thousand.
US imports from French Southern Territories in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 58.3 74.64 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 14.6 18.74 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 4.8-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5.2 6.62 9.6-45.87
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce