US trade with Antigua and Barbuda in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 21, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Antigua and Barbuda in the 1st quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Antigua and Barbuda

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Antigua and Barbuda totaled $105.9 million, up 84.73% ($48.6 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $101.8 million, up 91.88% ($48.8 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $4.0 million, down 5.05% ($0.2 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Antigua and Barbuda in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $97.8 million, a 100.28% increase ($49.0 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 113th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 128th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0113% of US total trade (up from 0.0065% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 98th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 113th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0273% of US total exports (up from 0.0153% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 157th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 155th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0007% of US total imports (down from 0.0008% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Antigua and Barbuda

The major share of US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 48.74% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (25.32% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.46% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (22.19% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.87% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (13.27% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.11% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (7.95% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.76% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (2.23% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.46% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (3.16% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.39% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (3.50% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.73% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (4.45% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $36.1 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.4 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st 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 $0.9 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 34.6 0.03 4.5667.84
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,250.1 2.21 2,058.59.31
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 441.6 0.43 200.8119.95
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 590.9 0.58 456.629.40
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 16.2-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 148.4 0.15 53.6176.69
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 218.4 0.21 232.3-6.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 150.6 0.15 222.7-32.40
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 49.7 0.05 71.5-30.50
10 Cereals 18.1 0.02 63.0-71.33
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 115.4 0.11 28.5304.29
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8.2 0.01 9.1-10.12
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2.7 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 83.3 0.08 179.7-53.62
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 434.6 0.43 323.234.47
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 106.2 0.10 38.6174.73
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 137.2 0.13 60.9125.38
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 693.1 0.68 573.620.83
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 253.6 0.25 472.6-46.33
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 780.3 0.77 778.70.21
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,044.0 1.03 807.429.30
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 389.0 0.38 366.06.28
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 64.1 0.06 25.5151.89
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 135.5 0.13 26.1419.05
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 49,502.9 48.61 13,411.5269.11
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 44.4 0.04 66.5-33.19
29 Organic chemicals 34.1 0.03 59.2-42.45
30 Pharmaceutical products 145.8 0.14 239.8-39.21
31 Fertilizers 14.9 0.01 4.5235.02
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,534.3 1.51 688.0123.02
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 623.6 0.61 766.9-18.69
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 414.3 0.41 461.7-10.27
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 12.1 0.01 5.9106.75
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2.5 0.00 8.7-70.95
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 4.7 0.00 7.2-34.93
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 439.9 0.43 1,229.4-64.22
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,706.6 1.68 547.9211.45
40 Rubber and articles thereof 223.2 0.22 133.866.84
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 164.1 0.16 64.4154.72
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 14.7 0.01 3.1379.31
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,996.9 1.96 1,379.544.76
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 6.2-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 330.9 0.32 291.413.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 110.1 0.11 181.5-39.32
52 Cotton 8.6 0.01 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 39.3 0.04 4.4795.21
55 Man-made staple fibers 3.4 0.00 3.34.67
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 46.8 0.05 201.0-76.74
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 18.3 0.02 15.319.73
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 17.3-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 13.8 0.01 9.249.93
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 27.6 0.03 35.6-22.59
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 214.4 0.21 184.316.32
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 95.6 0.09 145.6-34.34
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,110.5 1.09 1,573.4-29.42
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 147.0 0.14 107.137.24
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2.9 0.00 19.7-85.20
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 25.4 0.02 35.9-29.20
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 5.5 0.01 9.1-39.50
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,087.5 1.07 486.3123.61
69 Ceramic products 52.8 0.05 182.2-71.00
70 Glass and glassware 249.1 0.24 121.3105.29
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,509.3 2.46 1,674.749.84
72 Iron and steel 268.2 0.26 64.5315.74
73 Articles of iron or steel 932.3 0.92 512.082.10
74 Copper and articles thereof 31.6 0.03 82.7-61.82
75 Nickel and articles thereof 40.9 0.04 26.753.08
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 818.6 0.80 208.8292.08
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 29.1-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 66.9 0.07 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 31.6 0.03 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,306.0 1.28 66.41,866.25
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 329.3 0.32 191.372.11
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,434.8 3.37 4,344.6-20.94
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 2,515.5 2.47 2,441.63.03
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 36.0 0.04 7.8361.79
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,001.4 1.97 1,479.735.26
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,467.8 1.44 1,465.60.16
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,293.8 1.27 1,411.0-8.30
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 925.5 0.91 627.347.54
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 219.7 0.22 386.3-43.13
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 6.4 0.01 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 19.8 0.02 6.6199.46
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 1,512.2 1.48 1,268.819.19
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 298.4 0.29 185.361.10
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 176.7 0.17 180.3-1.99
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 19.1-100.00

US Imports from Antigua and Barbuda

The major share of US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.80% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.53% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.12% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.11% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.10% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.13% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (2.36% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.48% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (3.48% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • 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) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3.5 0.09 7.2-50.61
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 32.5 0.81 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3.5 0.09 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 18.3 0.46 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 62.7 1.56 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 17.5 0.44 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1.8 0.04 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 142.1-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 7.1 0.18 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 45.3 1.13 99.7-54.57
73 Articles of iron or steel 158.0 3.93 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 23.3 0.58 22.34.23
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 203.0 5.05 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 89.8 2.23 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 127.5 3.17 0.0
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 119.7 2.98 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 38.9 0.97 4.8713.02
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 92.7 2.31 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5.1 0.13 3.067.60
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce