Top Exports To BarbadosTotal Exports To Barbados: $149,102,134
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
|1||Low value shipments||$12,758,093|
|2||Landline, cellular phone equipment||$5,980,489|
|4||Soybeans, whether broken or not||$4,104,251|
|6||Insulated wire, cable||$3,605,223|
|8||Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic||$2,932,721|
|9||Prepared foods, beverages||$2,506,349|
Total Imports From BarbadosTotal Imports From Barbados: $17,447,244
|1||Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors||$6,368,879|
|2||Imports of returned exports||$3,380,219|
|3||Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts||$1,951,898|
|4||Electrical resistors, except heating resistors||$1,627,103|
|5||Bread, pastry, cakes||$737,063|
|6||Scrap of precious metal||$713,941|
|8||Copper waste and scrap||$468,972|
|9||Fish, fresh or chilled||$447,269|
Top Barbados Trading PartnersTotal Barbados trade: $166,549,378
|3||Low Value Shipments||$12,841,218|
|4||New York City||$11,656,955|
Top US Trading PartnersTotal U.S. trade for all countries: $1,240,094,299,613
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
Barbados’s trade rose to $166,549,378 through April
Barbados’s trade with the United States rose to $166,549,378 through the first four months of 2013, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s -0.39 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Barbados’s exports increased 0.46 percent while imports dropped -7.09 percent. The U.S. surplus with Barbados was $131,654,890.Through April, Barbados’s top U.S. Customs districts for total imports and exports were No. 1 Miami, No. 2 New Orleans, No. 3 Low Value Shipments, No. 4 New York City and No. 5 San Juan compared to last year when the top spots were held by No. 1 Miami, No. 2 New Orleans, No. 3 New York City, No. 4 Low Value Shipments and No. 5 Jacksonville/Tampa. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 12.11 percent of Barbados’s U.S. trade.. That compares to 12.54 percent for the nation’s top five Customs districts during the same time period.
Taking a closer look at the leading U.S. gateways for U.S. trade with Barbados,:
- Trade with No. 1 Miami rose 6.73 percent to $101,540,665.
Exports rose 6.73 percent to $94,812,209. Imports rose 6.71 percent to $6,728,456.
- Trade with No. 2 New Orleans rose 11.65 percent to $16,539,048.
Exports rose 8.47 percent to $12,920,463. Imports rose 24.74 percent to $3,618,585.
- Trade with No. 3 Low Value Shipments fell -1.96 percent to $12,841,218.
Exports fell -0.96 percent to $12,758,093. Imports fell -61.42 percent to $83,125.
- Trade with No. 4 New York City fell -14.74 percent to $11,656,955.
Exports fell -10.24 percent to $5,614,941. Imports fell -18.54 percent to $6,042,014.
- Trade with No. 5 San Juan rose 15.70 percent to $5,980,379.
Exports rose 18.78 percent to $5,776,083. Imports fell -33.25 percent to $204,296.
Through April, 26 Customs districts posted trade surpluses with Barbados while 2 had deficits. That compares with 23 surpluses and 3 deficits for the same period one year ago. The top surplus was with Miami at $88,083,753, the largest deficit was with New York City at $-427,073.
Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world decreased to $1,240,094,299,613, down -0.88 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 0.32 percent to $4,038,186,093; imports dropped -1.20 percent to $-15,017,653,007. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Canada, China, Mexico, Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit climbed $-214,073,880,779, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $-233,129,719,879.
The top five U.S. exports to Barbados by value through April were low value shipments; landline, cellular phone equipment; jewelry, parts; soybeans, whether broken or not; and computers, respectively. They accounted for 20.96 percent of total exports to Barbados.
The value of the top five U.S. imports from Barbados -- rum, gin, vodka, other liquors; imports of returned exports; orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts; electrical resistors, except heating resistors; and bread, pastry, cakes -- accounted for 80.62 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Barbados:
- Low value shipments fell -0.96 percent compared to last year to $12,758,093.
- Landline, cellular phone equipment rose 17.41 percent compared to last year to $5,980,489.
- Jewelry, parts fell -15.23 percent compared to last year to $4,370,459.
- Soybeans, whether broken or not rose 76.17 percent compared to last year to $4,104,251.
- Computers rose 20.84 percent compared to last year to $4,032,275.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Barbados
- Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors fell -17.23 percent compared to last year to $6,368,879.
- Imports of returned exports rose 78.11 percent compared to last year to $3,380,219.
- Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts rose 24.95 percent compared to last year to $1,951,898.
- Electrical resistors, except heating resistors fell -3.50 percent compared to last year to $1,627,103.
- Bread, pastry, cakes rose 6.35 percent compared to last year to $737,063.
In the latest annual figures available, Barbados recorded $167,194,493 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its top five Customs districts were Miami, New Orleans, Low Value Shipments, New York City and Jacksonville/Tampa. Total U.S. exports to Barbados were $458,203,384 and imports from Barbados were $54,133,580. The U.S. surplus with Barbados was $404,069,804.