US trade with New Caledonia in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 01, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with New Caledonia in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with New Caledonia

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with New Caledonia totaled $33.3 million, up 25.58% ($6.8 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to New Caledonia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $16.0 million, up 8.18% ($1.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from New Caledonia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $17.3 million, up 47.65% ($5.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade balance with New Caledonia went from a surplus of $3.1 million in the 3rd quarter of 2016, to a deficit of $1.2 million in the 3rd quarter of 2017.

New Caledonia was the US 157th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0034% of US total trade (up from 0.0032% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

New Caledonia was the US 151st largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 148th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0042% of US total exports (down from 0.0043% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

New Caledonia was the US 132nd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 136th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0028% of US total imports (up from 0.0025% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to New Caledonia

The major share of US exports to New Caledonia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 30.88% of US total exports to New Caledonia (19.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 20.47% of US total exports to New Caledonia (19.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.43% of US total exports to New Caledonia (22.49% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.43% of US total exports to New Caledonia (0.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.81% of US total exports to New Caledonia (2.70% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to New Caledonia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,010.9 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $944.7 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $552.3 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $405.0 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $191.7 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $177.5 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) - an increase of $141.9 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $131.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $110.0 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $104.2 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $65.6 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $57.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to New Caledonia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $1,795.3 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $537.9 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $195.1 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $172.2 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $167.1 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $130.0 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $76.2 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $63.8 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 $56.8 thousand.
US exports to New Caledonia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,376.6 14.82 2,272.34.59
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 76.2-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 23.0 0.14 11.1107.34
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 164.4 1.02 359.5-54.28
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 58.2 0.36 33.076.29
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8.1 0.05 7.92.52
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 16.8 0.10 16.80.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 8.4-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6.7 0.04 6.70.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 8.2-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 311.7 1.94 303.52.71
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 145.6 0.91 80.082.02
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 54.7 0.34 97.6-43.99
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 111.1 0.69 54.0105.56
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,338.3 14.58 2,876.2-18.70
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 944.7 5.89 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 8.2-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 4.9 0.03 6.2-21.52
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2.5 0.02 3.3-24.09
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8.8 0.05 37.2-76.41
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 17.9 0.11 4.1333.38
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 139.5 0.87 29.4373.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 88.0 0.55 151.9-42.04
40 Rubber and articles thereof 29.3 0.18 159.3-81.58
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 35.7-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 14.8 0.09 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 15.7 0.10 8.781.21
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 7.3-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 22.3 0.14 22.11.01
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 47.4 0.30 24.295.84
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5.2 0.03 0.0
69 Ceramic products 15.5 0.10 1,810.8-99.15
73 Articles of iron or steel 195.0 1.22 17.41,019.53
74 Copper and articles thereof 131.8 0.82 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.2-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 63.5 0.40 20.7206.70
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 10.3-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,537.7 9.59 526.8191.88
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 388.7 2.42 246.957.47
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,880.3 11.72 1,328.141.59
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 513.4 3.20 321.659.61
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 167.1-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 633.5 3.95 228.5177.25
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 28.6 0.18 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 9.6 0.06 35.1-72.54
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 165.5 1.03 337.7-50.99
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 18.9 0.12 75.7-75.01
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 61.5 0.38 23.5161.81
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 30.7-100.00

US Imports from New Caledonia

The major share of US imports from New Caledonia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 94.76% of US total imports from New Caledonia (78.71% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.04% of US total imports from New Caledonia (0.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.93% of US total imports from New Caledonia (7.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.36% of US total imports from New Caledonia (2.51% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.01% of US total imports from New Caledonia (1.21% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from New Caledonia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $7,211.9 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $179.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from New Caledonia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $420.0 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 $279.2 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $232.1 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $142.0 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $65.7 thousand.
US imports from New Caledonia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 61.4 0.36 293.5-79.07
29 Organic chemicals 179.2 1.04 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.4 0.00 3.9-89.29
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 23.6 0.14 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 22.5 0.13 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 38.3-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.3 0.00 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.2 0.01 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 142.0-100.00
72 Iron and steel 16,346.6 94.72 9,134.778.95
73 Articles of iron or steel 6.8 0.04 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 65.7-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 78.1 0.45 498.1-84.32
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 53.9 0.31 333.2-83.81
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 28.2 0.16 37.3-24.33
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 27.4-100.00
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 19.1 0.11 26.1-26.78
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7.9 0.05 29.4-73.18
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce