Top Exports To Christmas IslandTotal Exports To Christmas Island: $61,717
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
|1||Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V||$33,685|
|2||Copper waste and scrap||$22,883|
|3||Medical equipment for physicals||$2,643|
|4||Low value shipments||$2,506|
Total Imports From Christmas IslandTotal Imports From Christmas Island: $40,077
|1||Reception apparatus for cellular phones||$10,643|
|2||Misc. aluminum household articles||$9,044|
|3||Machinery for sorting minerals, ores||$8,988|
|5||Misc. live animals||$4,500|
|6||Compressors and pumps||$2,359|
Top Christmas Island Trading PartnersTotal Christmas Island trade: $101,794
|5||Low Value Shipments||$7,049|
Top US Trading PartnersTotal U.S. trade for all countries: $1,240,094,299,613
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
Christmas Island’s trade rose to $101,794 through April
Christmas Island’s trade with the United States rose to $101,794 through the first four months of 2013, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s -83.10 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Christmas Island’s exports decreased -77.54 percent while imports dropped -87.77 percent. The U.S. surplus with Christmas Island was $21,640.Through April, Christmas Island’s top U.S. Customs districts for total imports and exports were No. 1 Los Angeles, No. 2 Jacksonville/Tampa, No. 3 Atlanta/Savannah, No. 4 Anchorage and No. 5 Low Value Shipments compared to last year when the top spots were held by No. 1 Atlanta/Savannah, No. 2 San Francisco, No. 3 Boston, No. 4 Buffalo and No. 5 Honolulu. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 5.17 percent of Christmas Island’s U.S. trade.. That compares to 522.41 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 Christmas Island,:
- Trade with No. 1 Los Angeles rose 128.78 percent to $42,729.
Exports rose 117.65 percent to $33,685. Imports rose 182.63 percent to $9,044.
- Trade with No. 2 Jacksonville/tampa rose to $22,883.
Exports rose to $22,883. Imports rose to $0.
- Trade with No. 3 Atlanta/savannah fell -90.58 percent to $13,488.
Exports fell to $0. Imports fell -90.58 percent to $13,488.
- Trade with No. 4 Anchorage rose to $10,643.
Exports rose to $0. Imports rose to $10,643.
- Trade with No. 5 Low Value Shipments fell -67.58 percent to $7,049.
Exports fell -85.88 percent to $2,506. Imports rose 13.66 percent to $4,543.
Through April, 3 Customs districts posted trade surpluses with Christmas Island while 4 had deficits. That compares with 7 surpluses and 6 deficits for the same period one year ago. The top surplus was with Los Angeles at $24,641, the largest deficit was with Atlanta/Savannah at $-13,488.
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 Christmas Island by value through April were electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000v; copper waste and scrap; medical equipment for physicals; low value shipments; and , respectively. They accounted for 100.00 percent of total exports to Christmas Island.
The value of the top five U.S. imports from Christmas Island -- reception apparatus for cellular phones; misc. aluminum household articles; machinery for sorting minerals, ores; salvage; and misc. live animals -- accounted for 94.11 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Christmas Island:
- Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V rose compared to last year to $33,685.
- Copper waste and scrap fell -76.52 percent compared to last year to $22,883.
- Medical equipment for physicals rose compared to last year to $2,643.
- Low value shipments fell -85.88 percent compared to last year to $2,506.
- fell compared to last year to $0.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Christmas Island
- Reception apparatus for cellular phones rose compared to last year to $10,643.
- Misc. aluminum household articles rose compared to last year to $9,044.
- Machinery for sorting minerals, ores rose compared to last year to $8,988.
- Salvage rose 13.66 percent compared to last year to $4,543.
- Misc. live animals rose compared to last year to $4,500.
In the latest annual figures available, Christmas Island recorded $602,443 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its top five Customs districts were Los Angeles, New York City, Low Value Shipments, Atlanta/Savannah and Chicago. Total U.S. exports to Christmas Island were $4,373,077 and imports from Christmas Island were $492,828. The U.S. surplus with Christmas Island was $3,880,249.