US trade with Saint Helena in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 02, 2018

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

US Trade with Saint Helena

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Saint Helena was $2.5 million, down 39.18% ($1.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Saint Helena in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $0.1 million, down 1.61% ($0.0 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Saint Helena in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $2.3 million, down 40.56% ($1.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Saint Helena in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $2.2 million, a 42.06% decrease ($1.6 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Saint Helena was the US 195th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 190th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total trade (down from 0.0005% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Saint Helena was the US 211th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total exports (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Saint Helena was the US 164th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 156th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0004% of US total imports (down from 0.0008% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Saint Helena

The major share of US exports to Saint Helena 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) - 99.84% of US total exports to Saint Helena (84.95% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of US total exports to Saint Helena (12.89% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $72.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Saint Helena 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 $45.5 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $18.7 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 $8.0 thousand.
US exports to Saint Helena 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
(%)
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 18.7-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12.0 8.39 57.5-79.12
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 6.9 4.80 14.9-53.87
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 124.0 86.64 51.2142.40

US Imports from Saint Helena

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 97.38% of US total imports from Saint Helena (96.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.94% of US total imports from Saint Helena (2.88% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $1,533.2 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 $33.1 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $24.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $11.0 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $8.8 thousand.
US imports from Saint Helena 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 2,280.2 97.38 3,813.4-40.20
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.6 0.07 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3.0 0.13 27.1-88.84
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 39.1 1.67 72.2-45.86
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3.3 0.14 14.3-77.01
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 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce