US trade (export - import) with New Caledonia in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

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

US Trade with New Caledonia

In 2014, US trade with New Caledonia totaled $207.9 million, up 40.70% ($60.1 million) from 2013.

US exports to New Caledonia in 2014 totaled $121.2 million, up 66.30% ($48.3 million) from 2013.

US imports from New Caledonia in 2014 totaled $86.7 million, up 15.79% ($11.8 million) from 2013.

US trade balance with New Caledonia went from a deficit of $2.0 million in 2013, to a surplus of $34.4 million in 2014.

New Caledonia was the US 144th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 155th in 2013), accounting for 0.0052% of US total trade (up from 0.0038% in 2013).

New Caledonia was the US 141st largest export market in 2014 (up from 157th in 2013), accounting for 0.0075% of US total exports (up from 0.0046% in 2013).

New Caledonia was the US 128th largest supplier in 2014 (just as in 2013), accounting for 0.0036% of US total imports (up from 0.0032% in 2013).

US Exports to New Caledonia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 38.79% of US total exports to New Caledonia (38.36% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 26.58% of US total exports to New Caledonia (7.18% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.22% of US total exports to New Caledonia (15.45% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.07% of US total exports to New Caledonia (6.32% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.04% of US total exports to New Caledonia (4.47% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.82% of US total exports to New Caledonia (1.76% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.09% of US total exports to New Caledonia (1.00% in 2013).

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

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $28,222.9 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 $14,435.8 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $9,343.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $6,700.6 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $860.4 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $619.6 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $467.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to New Caledonia in 2014 over 2013 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 $4,314.6 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $2,240.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $2,154.0 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1,241.2 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $908.2 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $378.5 thousand.
US exports to New Caledonia 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 7,134.5 5.89 7,070.00.91
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 193.7 0.16 142.535.92
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 42.5-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 173.0 0.14 242.2-28.58
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 114.1 0.09 156.0-26.82
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 893.9 0.74 951.4-6.04
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 38.6 0.03 73.1-47.14
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 16.6 0.01 11.051.01
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 34.0 0.03 37.6-9.60
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 209.1 0.17 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 48.0 0.04 34.041.18
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 11.4 0.01 21.9-48.04
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 524.9 0.43 627.9-16.41
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 895.6 0.74 1,144.5-21.75
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 381.3 0.31 242.857.05
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 459.0 0.38 447.02.68
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 43.9 0.04 16.4167.42
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 32,187.7 26.56 3,964.8711.83
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 24.2 0.02 1,265.5-98.09
29 Organic chemicals 175.6 0.14 209.8-16.26
30 Pharmaceutical products 85.1 0.07 30.2181.53
31 Fertilizers 33.3 0.03 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 131.6 0.11 55.4137.53
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 189.5 0.16 114.166.17
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 31.2 0.03 16.094.47
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 6.3 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 739.9 0.61 2,893.9-74.43
39 Plastics and articles thereof 660.9 0.55 825.4-19.93
40 Rubber and articles thereof 450.2 0.37 460.4-2.21
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 46.8 0.04 132.3-64.58
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 30.9 0.03 180.0-82.83
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 56.2 0.05 101.6-44.66
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 14.6 0.01 258.2-94.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 10.6 0.01 190.0-94.43
55 Man-made staple fibers 8.7 0.01 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2.8 0.00 5.6-50.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 8.0 0.01 29.2-72.59
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 180.5 0.15 295.6-38.95
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 208.0 0.17 137.551.21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 41.4 0.03 106.2-61.06
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 514.1 0.42 671.9-23.49
65 Headgear and parts thereof 24.7 0.02 15.163.84
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 70.0 0.06 70.5-0.59
69 Ceramic products 664.9 0.55 45.31,367.39
70 Glass and glassware 9.3 0.01 5.084.94
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 26.2 0.02 0.0
72 Iron and steel 18.2 0.01 2,258.5-99.20
73 Articles of iron or steel 875.0 0.72 407.7114.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 6.3 0.01 21.1-70.25
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 22.8 0.02 53.2-57.18
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 5.6 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 108.4 0.09 72.749.08
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 226.0 0.19 435.2-48.06
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8,058.7 6.65 7,198.311.95
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 16,725.8 13.80 2,290.0630.37
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 16.2 0.01 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,374.0 6.91 12,688.6-34.00
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 10,633.8 8.77 1,290.7723.89
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,137.4 0.94 1,515.9-24.97
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,062.7 1.70 2,971.0-30.57
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 10.4 0.01 9.015.90
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 76.5 0.06 69.89.55
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,128.7 1.76 1,852.314.93
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 129.4 0.11 404.3-68.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 429.4 0.35 391.39.74
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 456.1 0.38 409.911.27
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 18.9 0.02 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 21,864.0 18.04 15,163.444.19

US Imports from New Caledonia

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 95.20% of US total imports from New Caledonia (93.92% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.52% of US total imports from New Caledonia (2.15% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from New Caledonia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $12,197.3 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $571.1 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $297.5 thousand.

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

  • 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 $702.6 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $360.4 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 $280.1 thousand.
US imports from New Caledonia 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 618.1 0.71 552.211.92
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 90.3-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 27.6-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 23.7 0.03 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8.1 0.01 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 21.8 0.03 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 0.8-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.5 0.00 23.6-97.97
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12.4 0.01 66.6-81.34
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 50.2 0.06 31.957.55
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 122.1 0.14 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 11.3 0.01 6.183.39
69 Ceramic products 20.9 0.02 21.0-0.37
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 24.6 0.03 73.7-66.60
72 Iron and steel 82,373.2 94.97 70,175.917.38
73 Articles of iron or steel 13.3 0.02 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 88.5 0.10 73.420.62
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 67.7-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 51.8 0.06 19.0173.11
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 48.3 0.06 21.9120.22
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 485.1 0.56 654.9-25.92
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 168.4 0.19 871.0-80.66
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 621.0 0.72 49.91,143.80
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 45.1 0.05 34.231.71
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 7.8 0.01 287.9-97.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4.1 0.00 364.5-98.88
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 304.6 0.35 7.14,180.12
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,615.2 1.86 1,383.516.74
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce