Top Exports To MontserratTotal Exports To Montserrat: $2,880,664
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
|1||Low value shipments||$581,787|
|2||Landline, cellular phone equipment||$303,173|
|3||Oil, not crude||$213,200|
|5||Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen||$102,369|
|6||Misc. plastic plates, sheets and film||$67,269|
|7||Parts for cellular communications||$61,851|
|8||Fl-Rl Iron & Na Steel Nun600Mm Wd Cold-Rl, No 7209||$56,886|
|9||Articles of Asphalt or of Similar Material 6807||$53,263|
|10||Misc. aluminum non-prefab structures||$52,197|
Total Imports From MontserratTotal Imports From Montserrat: $190,834
|1||Laser-based medical equipment, parts||$44,943|
|2||Power supplies, transformers||$26,745|
|4||Imports of returned exports||$23,748|
|5||Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks||$21,320|
|6||TVs, TV equipment, camcorders, digital cameras||$12,396|
|8||Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts||$8,298|
|9||Parts and Accessories For Items 8519 to 8521 8522||$4,919|
Top Montserrat Trading PartnersTotal Montserrat trade: $3,071,498
|3||Low Value Shipments||$586,330|
|5||U.S. Virgin Islands||$213,200|
Top US Trading PartnersTotal U.S. trade for all countries: $1,240,094,299,613
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
Montserrat’s trade rose to $3,071,498 through April
Montserrat’s trade with the United States rose to $3,071,498 through the first four months of 2013, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s -4.61 percent below its total trade during the same time period last year. Montserrat’s exports increased 21.72 percent while imports dropped -77.64 percent. The U.S. surplus with Montserrat was $2,689,830.Through April, Montserrat’s top U.S. Customs districts for total imports and exports were No. 1 Miami, No. 2 San Juan, No. 3 Low Value Shipments, No. 4 El Paso and No. 5 U.S. Virgin Islands compared to last year when the top spots were held by No. 1 Miami, No. 2 Low Value Shipments, No. 3 San Diego, No. 4 San Juan and No. 5 Jacksonville/Tampa. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 16.71 percent of Montserrat’s U.S. trade.. That compares to 22.35 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 Montserrat,:
- Trade with No. 1 Miami fell -24.55 percent to $765,056.
Exports fell -23.33 percent to $765,056. Imports fell -100.00 percent to $0.
- Trade with No. 2 San Juan rose 90.02 percent to $605,768.
Exports rose 119.81 percent to $582,020. Imports fell -56.03 percent to $23,748.
- Trade with No. 3 Low Value Shipments rose 18.54 percent to $586,330.
Exports rose 21.32 percent to $581,787. Imports fell -69.87 percent to $4,543.
- Trade with No. 4 El Paso rose 590.11 percent to $461,460.
Exports rose 590.11 percent to $461,460. Imports fell to $0.
- Trade with No. 5 U.s. Virgin Islands rose 431.21 percent to $213,200.
Exports rose 431.21 percent to $213,200. Imports fell to $0.
Through April, 11 Customs districts posted trade surpluses with Montserrat while 3 had deficits. That compares with 10 surpluses and 4 deficits for the same period one year ago. The top surplus was with Miami at $765,056, the largest deficit was with New Orleans at $-62,056.
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 Montserrat by value through April were low value shipments; landline, cellular phone equipment; oil, not crude; computers; and poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen, respectively. They accounted for 45.84 percent of total exports to Montserrat.
The value of the top five U.S. imports from Montserrat -- laser-based medical equipment, parts; power supplies, transformers; miscellaneous machinery; imports of returned exports; and taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks -- accounted for 73.76 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Montserrat:
- Low value shipments rose 21.32 percent compared to last year to $581,787.
- Landline, cellular phone equipment rose 401.60 percent compared to last year to $303,173.
- Oil, not crude rose 8,410.98 percent compared to last year to $213,200.
- Computers rose 56.41 percent compared to last year to $119,830.
- Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen fell -12.61 percent compared to last year to $102,369.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Montserrat
- Laser-based medical equipment, parts rose compared to last year to $44,943.
- Power supplies, transformers rose compared to last year to $26,745.
- Miscellaneous machinery rose compared to last year to $24,000.
- Imports of returned exports fell -52.74 percent compared to last year to $23,748.
- Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks rose compared to last year to $21,320.
In the latest annual figures available, Montserrat recorded $3,220,000 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its top five Customs districts were Miami, Low Value Shipments, Jacksonville/Tampa, San Juan and New Orleans. Total U.S. exports to Montserrat were $8,564,372 and imports from Montserrat were $1,841,161. The U.S. surplus with Montserrat was $6,723,211.