US trade with New Caledonia in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 11, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with New Caledonia in the 4th quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with New Caledonia

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with New Caledonia was $32.3 million, down 4.73% ($1.6 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to New Caledonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $12.4 million, down 40.77% ($8.5 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from New Caledonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $19.9 million, up 53.44% ($6.9 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade balance with New Caledonia went from a surplus of $8.0 million in the 4th quarter of 2016, to a deficit of $7.5 million in the 4th quarter of 2017.

New Caledonia was the US 159th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 153rd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0031% of US total trade (down from 0.0035% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

New Caledonia was the US 164th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 147th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0030% of US total exports (down from 0.0055% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

New Caledonia was the US 132nd largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 135th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0031% of US total imports (up from 0.0022% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to New Caledonia

The major share of US exports to New Caledonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 27.17% of US total exports to New Caledonia (15.03% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 26.53% of US total exports to New Caledonia (15.83% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 13.62% of US total exports to New Caledonia (40.94% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.03% of US total exports to New Caledonia (5.51% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to New Caledonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $675.7 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $337.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $203.3 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $154.0 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $120.6 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $99.7 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $88.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $87.5 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $87.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to New Caledonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $6,475.7 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1,681.2 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $695.5 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $412.4 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $250.7 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $136.3 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $136.3 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $120.7 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 $92.9 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $69.9 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) - a decrease of $69.7 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $51.3 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $50.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $39.8 thousand.
US exports to New Caledonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,379.1 19.17 2,225.16.92
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 7.2 0.06 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 33.1 0.27 63.2-47.70
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 203.3 1.64 116.374.81
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 18.9 0.15 55.6-66.05
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 22.6 0.18 9.7132.58
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 16.8-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 5.7 0.05 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 15.1 0.12 10.938.46
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3.3 0.03 5.1-34.22
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 207.5 1.67 119.074.39
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 224.4 1.81 360.7-37.78
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 142.6 1.15 55.1158.99
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 106.5 0.86 111.1-4.14
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2.8 0.02 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,686.3 13.59 8,162.0-79.34
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4.7 0.04 417.1-98.88
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 9.9-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 193.5 1.56 179.57.81
30 Pharmaceutical products 22.0 0.18 12.575.88
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 10.3 0.08 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 42.2 0.34 39.08.26
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 0.0 0.00 10.8-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3.5 0.03 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 678.8 5.47 475.542.76
39 Plastics and articles thereof 88.7 0.71 209.4-57.63
40 Rubber and articles thereof 81.4 0.66 217.7-62.60
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 16.9 0.14 18.0-6.16
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 14.9-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 104.6 0.84 4.92,030.64
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 7.9-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 6.8-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 15.7 0.13 31.2-49.50
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 28.1 0.23 78.3-64.10
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3.9 0.03 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 36.8 0.30 24.252.19
65 Headgear and parts thereof 12.8 0.10 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
69 Ceramic products 10.1 0.08 80.0-87.33
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 17.2-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 61.6 0.50 83.1-25.92
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2.9 0.02 26.0-88.98
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2.8 0.02 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3.4 0.03 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6.2 0.05 2.7126.24
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8.0 0.06 12.6-36.68
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 776.5 6.26 1,471.9-47.25
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 366.6 2.95 459.5-20.22
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 382.3 3.08 633.0-39.60
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 525.8 4.24 188.1179.45
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 69.6 0.56 68.02.41
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,172.4 9.45 496.7136.04
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2.6 0.02 11.8-77.89
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 143.7 1.16 23.1520.94
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 64.1 0.52 133.8-52.10
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 48.7 0.39 100.1-51.29
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 22.0 0.18 61.8-64.47
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 20.0 0.16 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,319.7 18.69 4,000.9-42.02

US Imports from New Caledonia

The major share of US imports from New Caledonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 92.57% of US total imports from New Caledonia (88.48% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.69% of US total imports from New Caledonia (8.96% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from New Caledonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $6,936.4 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 $488.0 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $164.5 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $72.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from New Caledonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $725.7 thousand.
US imports from New Caledonia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 33.0 0.17 27.619.62
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.8 0.02 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 164.5 0.83 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 17.9-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5.3 0.03 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 17.7-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7.6 0.04 5.634.54
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4.3 0.02 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 25.8-100.00
69 Ceramic products 4.3 0.02 0.0
72 Iron and steel 18,424.7 92.49 11,488.460.38
73 Articles of iron or steel 17.4 0.09 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 333.4 1.67 1,059.1-68.52
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 530.4 2.66 42.41,150.84
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 19.9 0.10 35.1-43.29
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 50.8 0.25 27.385.99
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 18.0 0.09 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 5.6-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 303.9 1.53 231.131.52
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce