US trade (export - import) with New Caledonia in 2015

Published or Updated: Feb 26, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with New Caledonia in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with New Caledonia

In 2015, US trade with New Caledonia was $137.5 million, down 33.87% ($70.4 million) from 2014.

US exports to New Caledonia in 2015 were $88.6 million, down 26.93% ($32.6 million) from 2014.

US imports from New Caledonia in 2015 were $48.9 million, down 43.57% ($37.8 million) from 2014.

US trade surplus with New Caledonia in 2015 was $39.6 million, a 14.98% increase ($5.2 million) over 2014.

New Caledonia was the US 152nd largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 144th in 2014), accounting for 0.0036% of US total trade (down from 0.0052% in 2014).

New Caledonia was the US 144th largest export market in 2015 (down from 141st in 2014), accounting for 0.0059% of US total exports (down from 0.0075% in 2014).

New Caledonia was the US 142nd largest supplier in 2015 (down from 128th in 2014), accounting for 0.0021% of US total imports (down from 0.0036% in 2014).

US Exports to New Caledonia

The major share of US exports to New Caledonia in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 32.85% of US total exports to New Caledonia (38.79% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 19.81% of US total exports to New Caledonia (26.58% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.98% of US total exports to New Caledonia (9.22% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.79% of US total exports to New Caledonia (2.07% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.93% of US total exports to New Caledonia (1.04% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to New Caledonia in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $4,194.8 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $3,428.7 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,954.7 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $954.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $665.1 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $293.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to New Caledonia in 2015 over 2014 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 $14,996.5 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $14,685.2 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $8,973.2 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $2,317.1 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $1,359.0 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $631.2 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $468.9 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $457.2 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $299.8 thousand.
US exports to New Caledonia in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 4,817.4 5.44 7,134.5-32.48
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5.0 0.01 193.7-97.42
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 37.0 0.04 173.0-78.59
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 114.1-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 594.1 0.67 893.9-33.54
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 24.9 0.03 38.6-35.64
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 10.4 0.01 16.6-37.55
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 50.4 0.06 34.048.24
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 4.0 0.00 209.1-98.07
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 34.7 0.04 48.0-27.67
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 33.9 0.04 11.4197.58
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 608.3 0.69 524.915.89
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 741.9 0.84 895.6-17.16
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 268.7 0.30 381.3-29.53
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 615.0 0.69 459.033.99
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 106.1 0.12 43.9141.61
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17,502.5 19.76 32,187.7-45.62
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 39.3 0.04 24.262.30
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3.2 0.00 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 225.9 0.26 175.628.63
30 Pharmaceutical products 53.6 0.06 85.1-36.99
31 Fertilizers 22.8 0.03 33.3-31.65
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 61.8 0.07 131.6-53.06
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 129.1 0.15 189.5-31.86
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 74.9 0.08 31.2140.04
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,405.1 1.59 739.989.89
39 Plastics and articles thereof 857.0 0.97 660.929.66
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,404.2 1.59 450.2211.90
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 46.0 0.05 46.8-1.86
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 165.9 0.19 30.9436.50
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 44.0 0.05 56.2-21.71
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 47.5 0.05 14.6224.87
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2.6 0.00 10.6-75.43
55 Man-made staple fibers 8.9 0.01 8.71.82
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4.3 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 9.8 0.01 8.022.79
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 156.7 0.18 180.5-13.20
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 192.9 0.22 208.0-7.24
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 17.4 0.02 41.4-57.97
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 252.3 0.28 514.1-50.93
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6.2 0.01 24.7-75.01
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 76.7 0.09 70.09.44
69 Ceramic products 958.2 1.08 664.944.13
70 Glass and glassware 19.8 0.02 9.3112.38
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3.1 0.00 26.2-88.20
72 Iron and steel 26.1 0.03 18.243.80
73 Articles of iron or steel 406.1 0.46 875.0-53.59
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2.6 0.00 6.3-58.66
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 59.3 0.07 22.8160.58
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 5.6-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 10.1 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 71.2 0.08 108.4-34.33
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 249.6 0.28 226.010.44
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,253.5 13.84 8,058.752.05
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 1,729.3 1.95 16,725.8-89.66
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 2.6 0.00 16.2-84.24
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 11,328.7 12.79 8,374.035.28
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,660.5 1.88 10,633.8-84.38
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 680.2 0.77 1,137.4-40.20
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,431.5 1.62 2,062.7-30.60
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 8.6 0.01 10.4-17.56
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 43.7 0.05 76.5-42.85
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 769.8 0.87 2,128.7-63.84
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 107.6 0.12 129.4-16.82
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 312.7 0.35 429.4-27.18
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 365.4 0.41 456.1-19.89
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 18.9-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 25,292.7 28.56 21,864.015.68

US Imports from New Caledonia

The major share of US imports from New Caledonia in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 81.16% of US total imports from New Caledonia (95.20% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.92% of US total imports from New Caledonia (1.52% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from New Caledonia in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $3,076.7 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) - an increase of $634.7 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $630.7 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $423.9 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 $395.3 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $232.2 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $211.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from New Caledonia in 2015 over the 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $43,010.2 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $310.4 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $286.2 thousand.
US imports from New Caledonia in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 307.6 0.63 618.1-50.23
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 101.9 0.21 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3.4 0.01 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 7.0 0.01 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 83.6 0.17 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 423.9 0.87 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 23.7-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 8.1-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.1 0.01 21.8-76.83
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 12.4 0.03 0.52,489.56
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 38.8 0.08 12.4212.45
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 50.2-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 136.5 0.28 122.111.74
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.0 0.00 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 11.3-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 20.9-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4.1 0.01 24.6-83.19
72 Iron and steel 39,363.0 80.42 82,373.2-52.21
73 Articles of iron or steel 29.4 0.06 13.3121.09
74 Copper and articles thereof 16.3 0.03 88.5-81.57
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 211.6 0.43 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 60.6 0.12 51.817.01
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 40.5 0.08 48.3-16.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,115.8 2.28 485.1130.00
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 803.1 1.64 168.4376.82
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 334.8 0.68 621.0-46.09
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 155.5 0.32 45.1245.13
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 10.7 0.02 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 403.0 0.82 7.85,096.38
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 46.4 0.09 4.11,037.88
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 536.8 1.10 304.676.23
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4,691.8 9.59 1,615.2190.49
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce