US trade with New Caledonia in the first nine months of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 11, 2018

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

US Trade with New Caledonia

In the first nine months of 2017, US trade with New Caledonia totaled $95.7 million, up 23.20% ($18.0 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US exports to New Caledonia in the first nine months of 2017 totaled $46.9 million, up 4.56% ($2.0 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US imports from New Caledonia in the first nine months of 2017 totaled $48.8 million, up 48.72% ($16.0 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US trade balance with New Caledonia went from a surplus of $12.1 million in the first nine months of 2016, to a deficit of $1.8 million in the first nine months of 2017.

New Caledonia was the US 156th largest trading partner in the first nine months of 2017 (just as in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0033% of US total trade (up from 0.0030% in the first nine months of 2016).

New Caledonia was the US 159th largest export market in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 153rd in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0041% of US total exports (down from 0.0042% in the first nine months of 2016).

New Caledonia was the US 133rd largest supplier in the first nine months of 2017 (up from 141st in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0028% of US total imports (up from 0.0021% in the first nine months of 2016).

US Exports to New Caledonia

The major share of US exports to New Caledonia in the first nine months of 2017 (and in the first nine months of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 28.58% of US total exports to New Caledonia (31.73% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 20.19% of US total exports to New Caledonia (17.70% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.10% of US total exports to New Caledonia (18.54% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.81% of US total exports to New Caledonia (2.87% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.33% of US total exports to New Caledonia (1.41% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.52% of US total exports to New Caledonia (1.08% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to New Caledonia in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $2,400.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1,924.6 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $830.1 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $719.7 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $553.8 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $513.3 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 $305.5 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $191.9 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $149.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to New Caledonia in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $1,585.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,261.0 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $870.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $652.3 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $282.4 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $185.0 thousand;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $183.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $143.7 thousand.
US exports to New Caledonia in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 6,445.9 13.73 5,892.19.40
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 20.9 0.04 99.1-78.88
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 114.7 0.24 39.2192.63
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 198.9 0.42 481.3-58.67
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 108.3 0.23 92.716.79
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8.1 0.02 17.5-53.80
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 33.6 0.07 33.60.00
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 22.8 0.05 93.2-75.54
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2.5 0.01 18.9-86.69
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 660.0 1.41 534.923.39
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 455.0 0.97 435.64.46
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 163.5 0.35 307.2-46.78
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 259.3 0.55 214.221.03
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3.4 0.01 55.7-93.98
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7,065.9 15.05 7,936.4-10.97
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,412.4 5.14 12.419,376.94
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
29 Organic chemicals 90.7 0.19 213.6-57.55
30 Pharmaceutical products 867.4 1.85 37.32,227.85
31 Fertilizers 4.0 0.01 3.419.06
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 15.9 0.03 8.392.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 45.6 0.10 102.4-55.50
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 24.0 0.05 48.0-50.02
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,199.6 4.69 275.0699.82
39 Plastics and articles thereof 202.1 0.43 341.1-40.74
40 Rubber and articles thereof 215.7 0.46 249.7-13.64
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 12.1-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 15.1 0.03 57.4-73.76
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 25.0 0.05 14.967.67
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 121.0 0.26 24.3398.28
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 19.6 0.04 9.0117.92
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3.0 0.01 0.0
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 23.8 0.05 46.1-48.32
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 99.3 0.21 168.6-41.12
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 30.1 0.06 3.8698.38
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 62.3 0.13 247.3-74.81
65 Headgear and parts thereof 26.9 0.06 12.3117.82
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
69 Ceramic products 522.8 1.11 2,108.3-75.20
70 Glass and glassware 5.6 0.01 15.2-62.90
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4.2 0.01 0.0
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 270.1 0.58 329.9-18.11
74 Copper and articles thereof 134.6 0.29 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2.9 0.01 186.8-98.47
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 21.2-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 20.6 0.04 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 170.4 0.36 37.0360.20
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 24.8 0.05 48.6-48.90
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,169.7 6.75 3,822.0-17.07
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 1,118.3 2.38 812.837.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,291.9 13.40 5,572.212.92
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,301.3 2.77 1,109.317.30
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 223.3 0.48 356.8-37.41
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,312.0 2.79 2,573.0-49.01
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 28.6 0.06 3.1821.63
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 13.1 0.03 81.5-83.87
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 343.1 0.73 399.7-14.14
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 122.1 0.26 171.5-28.82
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 286.1 0.61 137.0108.81
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 118.9 0.25 50.4136.11
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 7.8 0.02 11.8-34.28
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 9,390.2 20.00 8,876.95.78

US Imports from New Caledonia

The major share of US imports from New Caledonia in the first nine months of 2017 (and in the first nine months of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 93.77% of US total imports from New Caledonia (84.05% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.46% of US total imports from New Caledonia (8.61% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.76% of US total imports from New Caledonia (1.45% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from New Caledonia in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $18,159.9 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $179.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from New Caledonia in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,888.2 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 $147.8 thousand.
US imports from New Caledonia in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 372.8 0.76 476.6-21.78
29 Organic chemicals 179.2 0.37 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4.2 0.01 18.6-77.36
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 23.6 0.05 17.733.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 35.3 0.07 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
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 5.4-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.7 0.01 12.7-70.79
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.3 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.8 0.00 10.5-92.17
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12.8 0.03 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.2 0.00 26.3-95.58
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 142.0-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
72 Iron and steel 45,584.8 93.43 27,424.966.22
73 Articles of iron or steel 10.4 0.02 10.04.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 7.4 0.02 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 148.1 0.30 137.27.89
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 333.8 0.68 2,222.1-84.98
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 313.4 0.64 461.2-32.04
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 58.3 0.12 85.7-31.94
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8.0 0.02 54.1-85.22
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 220.5 0.45 160.137.74
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 37.5 0.08 29.427.53
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 17.4 0.04 5.3227.88
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,414.6 2.90 1,459.2-3.06
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce