US trade (export - import) with New Caledonia in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with New Caledonia in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with New Caledonia

In 2013, US trade with New Caledonia totaled $147.8 million, up 9.79% ($13.2 million) from 2012.

US exports to New Caledonia in 2013 were $72.9 million, down 2.96% ($2.2 million) from 2012.

US imports from New Caledonia in 2013 totaled $74.9 million, up 25.87% ($15.4 million) from 2012.

US trade balance with New Caledonia went from a surplus of $15.6 million in 2012, to a deficit of $2.0 million in 2013.

New Caledonia was the US 155th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 154th in 2012), accounting for 0.0038% of US total trade (up from 0.0035% in 2012).

New Caledonia was the US 157th largest export market in 2013 (down from 153rd in 2012), accounting for 0.0046% of US total exports (down from 0.0049% in 2012).

New Caledonia was the US 128th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 136th in 2012), accounting for 0.0032% of US total imports (up from 0.0025% in 2012).

US Exports to New Caledonia

The major share of US exports to New Caledonia in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 38.36% of US total exports to New Caledonia (53.63% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.45% of US total exports to New Caledonia (11.88% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.18% of US total exports to New Caledonia (1.14% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.32% of US total exports to New Caledonia (3.84% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.47% of US total exports to New Caledonia (5.15% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.76% of US total exports to New Caledonia (1.27% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.00% of US total exports to New Caledonia (0.50% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to New Caledonia in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $3,951.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $2,255.0 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1,929.2 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1,370.6 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 $497.7 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $425.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $406.4 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $404.2 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $335.0 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) - an increase of $256.2 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $255.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to New Caledonia in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $6,374.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,685.1 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1,700.0 thousand;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $765.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $655.3 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $395.5 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $319.0 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $280.8 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $263.3 thousand.
US exports to New Caledonia in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 7,070.0 9.70 5,140.737.53
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 142.5 0.20 95.748.89
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 42.5 0.06 28.350.20
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 242.2 0.33 97.8147.76
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 156.0 0.21 123.126.68
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 951.4 1.31 952.1-0.08
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 73.1 0.10 32.5124.89
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 11.0 0.02 129.4-91.48
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 37.6 0.05 56.4-33.33
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 8.9-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 34.0 0.05 37.0-8.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 21.9 0.03 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 627.9 0.86 607.43.37
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,144.5 1.57 809.541.38
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 242.8 0.33 341.8-28.99
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 447.0 0.61 421.66.03
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 16.4 0.02 36.8-55.34
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,964.8 5.44 13.130,073.72
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,265.5 1.74 840.050.64
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 73.5-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 209.8 0.29 343.0-38.85
30 Pharmaceutical products 30.2 0.04 148.8-79.68
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 55.4 0.08 65.0-14.83
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 114.1 0.16 218.3-47.76
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 16.0 0.02 18.2-11.96
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 20.4-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,893.9 3.97 638.9352.95
39 Plastics and articles thereof 825.4 1.13 612.434.79
40 Rubber and articles thereof 460.4 0.63 741.2-37.88
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 132.3 0.18 118.411.66
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 180.0 0.25 126.941.89
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 101.6 0.14 80.426.33
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 258.2 0.35 97.2165.67
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 190.0 0.26 68.8176.06
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 37.4-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 5.6 0.01 26.0-78.44
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5.7 0.01 3.280.10
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3.0 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 29.2 0.04 52.5-44.39
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3.4 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 295.6 0.41 191.354.52
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 137.5 0.19 186.4-26.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 106.2 0.15 15.9567.23
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 671.9 0.92 416.561.34
65 Headgear and parts thereof 15.1 0.02 17.4-13.22
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 6.4 0.01 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 70.5 0.10 61.614.47
69 Ceramic products 45.3 0.06 160.4-71.74
70 Glass and glassware 5.0 0.01 6.6-23.15
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 39.3-100.00
72 Iron and steel 2,258.5 3.10 1,854.321.80
73 Articles of iron or steel 407.7 0.56 543.8-25.02
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.8 0.01 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 21.1 0.03 786.6-97.32
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 53.2 0.07 22.9132.05
78 Lead and articles thereof 8.5 0.01 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 263.3-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 72.7 0.10 100.4-27.62
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 435.2 0.60 298.545.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,198.3 9.88 10,883.3-33.86
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 2,290.0 3.14 1,792.327.77
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 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 12,688.6 17.41 19,063.4-33.44
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,290.7 1.77 1,686.2-23.46
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,515.9 2.08 3,215.9-52.86
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,971.0 4.08 3,626.2-18.07
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9.0 0.01 3.5156.26
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 69.8 0.10 86.7-19.45
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,852.3 2.54 2,171.3-14.69
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 404.3 0.55 148.1173.02
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 391.3 0.54 330.518.39
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 409.9 0.56 3.611,388.99
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 50.0-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 15,163.4 20.81 13,792.99.94

US Imports from New Caledonia

The major share of US imports from New Caledonia in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 93.92% of US total imports from New Caledonia (90.07% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.15% of US total imports from New Caledonia (5.90% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.87% of US total imports from New Caledonia (1.36% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from New Caledonia in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $16,721.0 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $601.0 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $315.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from New Caledonia in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,296.7 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 $454.1 thousand.
US imports from New Caledonia in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 552.2 0.74 736.6-25.02
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 7.0 0.01 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 90.3 0.12 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 75.7-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 27.6 0.04 11.0151.09
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 1.7-100.00
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 92.1-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 53.8-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 16.7-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.8 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 1.7-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 23.6 0.03 0.63,590.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 66.6 0.09 0.97,079.50
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 31.9 0.04 58.1-45.12
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 8.9-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 6.1 0.01 0.0
69 Ceramic products 21.0 0.03 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 10.9-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 73.7 0.10 170.2-56.71
72 Iron and steel 70,175.9 93.68 53,455.031.28
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 31.4-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 73.4 0.10 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 67.7 0.09 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 19.0 0.03 3.9382.49
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 21.9 0.03 113.4-80.67
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 654.9 0.87 1,951.6-66.44
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 871.0 1.16 1,325.1-34.27
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 49.9 0.07 131.8-62.13
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 34.2 0.05 104.7-67.32
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 6.2-100.00
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 287.9 0.38 170.568.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 364.5 0.49 49.3639.28
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 7.2-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 7.1 0.01 132.9-94.65
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,383.5 1.85 782.576.81
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce