Top Exports To DominicaTotal Exports To Dominica: $16,947,296
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
|1||Fats from cow, sheep or goat, raw or rendered||$1,441,025|
|2||Low value shipments||$1,373,920|
|3||Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen||$1,330,993|
|4||Exports of charitable items, returned as imports||$1,080,011|
|5||Polymers of vinyl chloride||$937,440|
|6||Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa||$460,126|
|7||Printers, all types, parts||$455,538|
|8||Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic||$386,378|
|9||Oil, not crude||$378,378|
|10||Landline, cellular phone equipment||$351,450|
Total Imports From DominicaTotal Imports From Dominica: $948,862
|1||Scrap of precious metal||$442,500|
|2||Essential oil resins||$237,456|
|3||Imports of returned exports||$124,616|
|4||Soap, related soap products||$51,269|
|5||Lead Waste and Scrap 7802||$25,294|
|7||Personal toiletries for shaving, etc.||$13,664|
|8||Aluminum waste and scrap||$9,900|
|9||Screws, nuts, bolts, washers||$6,867|
Top Dominica Trading PartnersTotal Dominica trade: $17,896,158
|3||Low Value Shipments||$1,390,880|
|4||New York City||$1,166,674|
Top US Trading PartnersTotal U.S. trade for all countries: $1,240,094,299,613
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
Dominica’s trade rose to $17,896,158 through April
Dominica’s trade with the United States rose to $17,896,158 through the first four months of 2013, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s -48.36 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Dominica’s exports decreased -50.57 percent while imports rose 157.44 percent. The U.S. surplus with Dominica was $15,998,434.Through April, Dominica’s top U.S. Customs districts for total imports and exports were No. 1 Miami, No. 2 Houston, 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 Low Value Shipments, No. 4 Port Arthur, Texas and No. 5 Mobile. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 11.25 percent of Dominica’s U.S. trade.. That compares to 115.43 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 Dominica,:
- Trade with No. 1 Miami fell -22.93 percent to $9,824,841.
Exports fell -24.18 percent to $9,542,893. Imports rose 74.09 percent to $281,948.
- Trade with No. 2 Houston rose 35.95 percent to $2,635,302.
Exports rose 35.95 percent to $2,635,302. Imports fell to $0.
- Trade with No. 3 Low Value Shipments fell -37.78 percent to $1,390,880.
Exports fell -38.01 percent to $1,373,920. Imports fell -10.52 percent to $16,960.
- Trade with No. 4 New York City rose 75.66 percent to $1,166,674.
Exports rose 69.62 percent to $1,118,505. Imports rose 914.08 percent to $48,169.
- Trade with No. 5 San Juan rose 27.98 percent to $1,069,192.
Exports rose 19.65 percent to $975,843. Imports rose 370.51 percent to $93,349.
Through April, 14 Customs districts posted trade surpluses with Dominica while 4 had deficits. That compares with 16 surpluses and 4 deficits for the same period one year ago. The top surplus was with Miami at $9,260,945, the largest deficit was with New Orleans at $-143,050.
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 Dominica by value through April were fats from cow, sheep or goat, raw or rendered; low value shipments; poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen; exports of charitable items, returned as imports; and polymers of vinyl chloride, respectively. They accounted for 36.37 percent of total exports to Dominica.
The value of the top five U.S. imports from Dominica -- scrap of precious metal; essential oil resins; imports of returned exports; soap, related soap products; and lead waste and scrap 7802 -- accounted for 92.86 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Dominica:
- Fats from cow, sheep or goat, raw or rendered fell -8.26 percent compared to last year to $1,441,025.
- Low value shipments fell -38.01 percent compared to last year to $1,373,920.
- Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen fell -2.69 percent compared to last year to $1,330,993.
- Exports of charitable items, returned as imports fell -36.24 percent compared to last year to $1,080,011.
- Polymers of vinyl chloride rose compared to last year to $937,440.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Dominica
- Scrap of precious metal rose 291.25 percent compared to last year to $442,500.
- Essential oil resins rose compared to last year to $237,456.
- Imports of returned exports rose 647.28 percent compared to last year to $124,616.
- Soap, related soap products rose 15.86 percent compared to last year to $51,269.
- Lead Waste and Scrap 7802 rose 54.09 percent compared to last year to $25,294.
In the latest annual figures available, Dominica recorded $34,656,208 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its top five Customs districts were Miami, New Orleans, Houston, Low Value Shipments and San Juan. Total U.S. exports to Dominica were $78,385,761 and imports from Dominica were $1,744,607. The U.S. surplus with Dominica was $76,641,154.