US trade with Antigua and Barbuda in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 07, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Antigua and Barbuda in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Antigua and Barbuda

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Antigua and Barbuda totaled $86.6 million, up 6.41% ($5.2 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $81.4 million, up 3.86% ($3.0 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $5.2 million, up 71.56% ($2.2 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Antigua and Barbuda in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $76.1 million, a 1.11% increase ($0.8 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 121st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0088% of US total trade (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 112th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 105th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0212% of US total exports (down from 0.0215% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 151st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 162nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0009% of US total imports (up from 0.0005% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Antigua and Barbuda

The major share of US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 45.25% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (37.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.07% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (21.62% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.80% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (8.55% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.81% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (4.36% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.69% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (3.41% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.39% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (4.87% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.04% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (1.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.73% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (1.83% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $7.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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) - a decrease of $2.9 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1.4 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 $0.8 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 41.3 0.05 2.71,421.46
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,174.8 2.67 1,962.410.83
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 435.3 0.53 174.5149.39
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 336.0 0.41 311.17.99
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11.7 0.01 6.872.92
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 192.0 0.24 195.8-1.94
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 188.4 0.23 241.6-22.01
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 140.7 0.17 128.09.98
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 62.0 0.08 76.4-18.77
10 Cereals 47.1 0.06 55.2-14.69
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 98.2 0.12 27.8252.97
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 13.8 0.02 18.4-25.06
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 8.1-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 32.5 0.04 3.9724.34
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 153.2 0.19 77.497.94
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 306.2 0.38 335.3-8.70
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 73.6 0.09 63.416.17
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 113.8 0.14 53.0114.59
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 753.9 0.93 635.318.67
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 270.6 0.33 374.9-27.82
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 665.1 0.82 676.4-1.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 675.5 0.83 856.7-21.15
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 319.1 0.39 378.8-15.75
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 51.6 0.06 32.558.68
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 44.9 0.06 108.3-58.54
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 36,769.1 45.19 29,344.225.30
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 66.9 0.08 93.7-28.58
29 Organic chemicals 51.3 0.06 83.4-38.52
30 Pharmaceutical products 114.9 0.14 258.2-55.49
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 28.7-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 587.7 0.72 436.534.65
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 723.0 0.89 726.5-0.48
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 381.4 0.47 290.431.36
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 23.0 0.03 20.711.40
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3.7 0.00 14.7-74.59
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 430.0 0.53 278.954.18
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,244.2 1.53 911.036.57
40 Rubber and articles thereof 287.8 0.35 273.65.22
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 44.9 0.06 65.4-31.39
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 14.7 0.02 48.1-69.46
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,361.5 2.90 2,255.14.72
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 361.1 0.44 292.323.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 279.7 0.34 118.3136.52
50 Silk 4.0 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 19.1-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 10.3 0.01 25.3-59.24
55 Man-made staple fibers 11.9 0.01 18.0-34.05
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 14.2 0.02 4.1249.49
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 51.6 0.06 33.454.64
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 8.0-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 9.1 0.01 29.5-69.23
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 2.7 0.00 7.1-62.46
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 376.0 0.46 156.4140.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 131.5 0.16 261.1-49.63
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 116.8 0.14 155.5-24.85
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 100.1 0.12 121.9-17.86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8.5 0.01 28.4-70.19
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 4.4 0.01 6.8-34.96
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2.9 0.00 51.9-94.42
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 217.1 0.27 202.17.43
69 Ceramic products 208.0 0.26 102.9102.17
70 Glass and glassware 119.9 0.15 77.355.12
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 589.9 0.73 1,436.3-58.93
72 Iron and steel 133.0 0.16 425.2-68.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 798.1 0.98 2,223.6-64.11
74 Copper and articles thereof 188.5 0.23 62.3202.28
75 Nickel and articles thereof 5.1 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 356.9 0.44 463.0-22.91
78 Lead and articles thereof 4.0 0.00 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3.7 0.00 6.7-44.19
80 Tin and articles thereof 86.7 0.11 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 21.8 0.03 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 613.6 0.75 366.767.33
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 547.5 0.67 267.7104.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,170.7 6.36 4,394.217.67
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 2,573.9 3.16 5,492.6-53.14
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 32.3 0.04 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,491.1 1.83 3,155.5-52.75
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,456.2 1.79 2,027.5-28.17
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 525.1 0.65 686.4-23.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,010.7 1.24 1,180.7-14.40
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 227.3 0.28 154.547.07
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 4.5 0.01 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 56.9 0.07 15.8260.43
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 1,339.8 1.65 1,512.3-11.40
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 93.0 0.11 202.5-54.07
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 231.0 0.28 198.216.53
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 47.1 0.06 76.7-38.61

US Imports from Antigua and Barbuda

The major share of US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 31.35% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 14.58% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.12% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.22% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.28% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.24% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.00% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (7.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.94% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (2.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.01% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (4.07% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $1.6 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 $0.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - 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.

The largest declines in US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease 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) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 224.1-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4.8 0.09 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 47.4 0.90 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 16.0 0.30 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,629.2 31.04 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 91.1 1.74 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2.7 0.05 3.1-12.42
40 Rubber and articles thereof 24.0 0.46 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 30.7 0.59 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 53.0-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.3 0.01 70.0-99.59
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13.1 0.25 17.7-26.17
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 49.1 0.94 64.2-23.39
73 Articles of iron or steel 52.2 0.99 3.71,321.20
74 Copper and articles thereof 33.4 0.64 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 80.9 1.54 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 4.8-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2.5 0.05 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 212.8 4.05 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 276.1 5.26 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 22.5 0.43 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 254.1 4.84 3.76,687.34
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 2.8 0.05 25.4-88.88
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 19.9-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce