US trade (export - import) with New Caledonia in 2016

Published or Updated: May 02, 2017

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

US Trade with New Caledonia

In 2016, US trade with New Caledonia was $111.6 million, down 18.81% ($25.9 million) from 2015.

US exports to New Caledonia in 2016 were $65.9 million, down 25.64% ($22.7 million) from 2015.

US imports from New Caledonia in 2016 were $45.8 million, down 6.45% ($3.2 million) from 2015.

US trade surplus with New Caledonia in 2016 was $20.1 million, a 49.35% decrease ($19.5 million) over 2015.

New Caledonia was the US 157th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 152nd in 2015), accounting for 0.0030% of US total trade (down from 0.0036% in 2015).

New Caledonia was the US 153rd largest export market in 2016 (down from 144th in 2015), accounting for 0.0045% of US total exports (down from 0.0059% in 2015).

New Caledonia was the US 142nd largest supplier in 2016 (just as in 2015), accounting for 0.0020% of US total imports (down from 0.0021% in 2015).

US Exports to New Caledonia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 26.67% of US total exports to New Caledonia (32.85% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 25.10% of US total exports to New Caledonia (19.81% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.42% of US total exports to New Caledonia (8.98% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.71% of US total exports to New Caledonia (4.79% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.16% of US total exports to New Caledonia (0.93% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to New Caledonia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $3,299.8 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,638.1 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $1,230.0 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $390.2 thousand;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $210.2 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 $197.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to New Caledonia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $12,415.0 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $6,959.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $5,123.5 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $1,404.0 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $936.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $654.6 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) - a decrease of $457.0 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $363.1 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $347.0 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $306.5 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $289.7 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $255.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $253.2 thousand.
US exports to New Caledonia 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 8,117.2 12.33 4,817.468.50
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 99.1 0.15 5.01,883.96
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 37.0-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 102.4 0.16 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 597.7 0.91 594.10.60
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 148.3 0.23 24.9496.37
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 27.2 0.04 10.4161.19
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 50.4 0.08 50.40.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 8.4 0.01 4.0108.03
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 104.1 0.16 34.7199.50
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 24.0 0.04 33.9-29.31
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 653.9 0.99 608.37.50
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 796.3 1.21 741.97.34
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 362.2 0.55 268.734.82
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 325.4 0.49 615.0-47.10
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 55.7 0.08 106.1-47.57
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 16,098.4 24.45 17,502.5-8.02
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 429.5 0.65 39.3992.22
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 18.1 0.03 3.2469.49
29 Organic chemicals 393.1 0.60 225.974.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 49.8 0.08 53.6-7.17
31 Fertilizers 3.4 0.01 22.8-85.06
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 8.3 0.01 61.8-86.56
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 141.4 0.21 129.19.46
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 58.8 0.09 74.9-21.50
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 750.5 1.14 1,405.1-46.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 550.5 0.84 857.0-35.76
40 Rubber and articles thereof 467.5 0.71 1,404.2-66.71
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 12.1 0.02 46.0-73.76
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 75.4 0.11 165.9-54.55
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 29.8 0.05 44.0-32.32
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 29.2 0.04 47.5-38.59
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 14.0 0.02 2.6438.27
52 Cotton 2.9 0.00 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 7.9 0.01 8.9-10.95
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 12.0 0.02 9.821.96
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 77.3 0.12 156.7-50.65
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 247.0 0.38 192.928.02
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3.8 0.01 17.4-78.30
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 271.5 0.41 252.37.64
65 Headgear and parts thereof 12.3 0.02 6.2100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7.3 0.01 76.7-90.51
69 Ceramic products 2,188.3 3.32 958.2128.37
70 Glass and glassware 32.4 0.05 19.863.77
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 3.1-100.00
72 Iron and steel 14.4 0.02 26.1-44.75
73 Articles of iron or steel 413.0 0.63 406.11.69
75 Nickel and articles thereof 212.8 0.32 2.68,105.17
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 21.2 0.03 59.3-64.32
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 10.1-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 39.8 0.06 71.2-44.12
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 61.2 0.09 249.6-75.50
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,294.0 8.04 12,253.5-56.80
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 1,272.3 1.93 1,729.3-26.43
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 2.6-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,205.2 9.42 11,328.7-45.23
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,297.5 1.97 1,660.5-21.87
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 424.7 0.64 680.2-37.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,069.6 4.66 1,431.5114.43
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3.1 0.00 8.6-63.87
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 93.3 0.14 43.7113.44
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 422.8 0.64 769.8-45.07
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 305.3 0.46 107.6183.70
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 237.1 0.36 312.7-24.18
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 112.1 0.17 365.4-69.31
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 11.8 0.02 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 12,877.8 19.56 25,292.7-49.09

US Imports from New Caledonia

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 85.31% of US total imports from New Caledonia (81.16% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.71% of US total imports from New Caledonia (4.92% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.10% of US total imports from New Caledonia (0.84% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from New Caledonia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,165.3 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $196.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from New Caledonia in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $3,001.6 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $525.9 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $449.7 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $423.9 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) - a decrease of $299.5 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 $243.0 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $213.9 thousand.
US imports from New Caledonia 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 504.2 1.10 307.663.92
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 101.9-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 36.5 0.08 83.6-56.29
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.3 0.01 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 423.9-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 17.7 0.04 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 38.3 0.08 5.1657.06
55 Man-made staple fibers 5.4 0.01 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 12.7 0.03 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 5.7 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 28.2 0.06 12.4127.18
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5.6 0.01 38.8-85.46
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 26.3 0.06 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 167.8 0.37 136.522.93
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.3 0.00 1.0-64.27
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 4.1-100.00
72 Iron and steel 38,913.3 84.98 39,363.0-1.14
73 Articles of iron or steel 10.0 0.02 29.4-66.11
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 16.3-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 137.2 0.30 211.6-35.14
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 60.6-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 40.5-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,281.1 7.17 1,115.8194.06
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 503.6 1.10 803.1-37.29
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 120.9 0.26 334.8-63.89
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 81.4 0.18 155.5-47.65
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 10.7-100.00
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 160.1 0.35 403.0-60.29
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 29.4 0.06 46.4-36.66
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 10.9 0.02 536.8-97.97
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,690.3 3.69 4,691.8-63.97
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce