US trade with Antigua and Barbuda in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 21, 2017

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

US Trade with Antigua and Barbuda

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Antigua and Barbuda totaled $192.5 million, up 38.77% ($53.8 million) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in the first half of 2017 totaled $183.2 million, up 39.41% ($51.8 million) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in the first half of 2017 totaled $9.3 million, up 27.10% ($2.0 million) from the first half of 2016.

US trade surplus with Antigua and Barbuda in the first half of 2017 was $173.9 million, a 40.14% increase ($49.8 million) over the first half of 2016.

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 121st largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (up from 127th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0100% of US total trade (up from 0.0077% in the first half of 2016).

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 105th largest export market in the first half of 2017 (up from 110th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0242% of US total exports (up from 0.0185% in the first half of 2016).

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 153rd largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (up from 163rd in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0008% of US total imports (up from 0.0007% in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Antigua and Barbuda

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 47.19% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (32.64% in the first half of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 13.06% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (21.85% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.28% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (10.46% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.98% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (5.81% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.59% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (3.80% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.97% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (3.44% in the first half of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.69% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (2.37% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.42% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (2.50% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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 $43.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $0.6 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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 $2.8 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $0.6 million.
US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 75.8 0.04 7.2951.23
02 Meat and edible meat offal 4,425.0 2.42 4,020.810.05
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 876.9 0.48 375.3133.64
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 926.9 0.51 767.820.72
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11.7 0.01 23.0-48.94
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 340.4 0.19 249.436.47
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 406.8 0.22 473.9-14.16
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 291.3 0.16 350.7-16.94
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 111.7 0.06 147.8-24.44
10 Cereals 65.1 0.04 118.2-44.89
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 213.5 0.12 56.3278.96
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 22.0 0.01 27.6-20.11
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2.7 0.00 8.1-67.23
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 32.5 0.02 3.9724.34
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 236.5 0.13 257.1-7.98
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 740.8 0.40 658.512.49
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 179.8 0.10 102.076.23
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 251.0 0.14 113.9120.35
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,447.0 0.79 1,208.919.69
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 524.3 0.29 847.5-38.14
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,445.5 0.79 1,455.1-0.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,719.5 0.94 1,664.13.33
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 708.1 0.39 744.8-4.93
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 115.7 0.06 58.099.62
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 180.3 0.10 134.434.22
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 86,272.0 47.09 42,755.7101.78
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 111.4 0.06 160.2-30.49
29 Organic chemicals 85.3 0.05 142.6-40.15
30 Pharmaceutical products 260.7 0.14 498.0-47.65
31 Fertilizers 14.9 0.01 33.1-54.96
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,122.0 1.16 1,124.588.71
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,346.6 0.74 1,493.3-9.83
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 795.7 0.43 752.15.80
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 35.2 0.02 26.532.48
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 6.3 0.00 23.4-73.24
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 4.7 0.00 7.2-34.93
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 869.9 0.47 1,508.3-42.32
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,950.7 1.61 1,459.0102.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 511.0 0.28 407.325.45
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 209.0 0.11 129.860.99
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 29.3 0.02 51.1-42.60
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,358.4 2.38 3,634.619.91
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 6.2-100.00
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 692.0 0.38 583.718.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 389.9 0.21 299.830.05
50 Silk 4.0 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 8.6 0.00 19.1-54.81
54 Man-made filaments 49.6 0.03 29.667.22
55 Man-made staple fibers 15.3 0.01 21.3-28.09
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 60.9 0.03 205.1-70.29
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 69.9 0.04 48.743.68
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 25.3-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 22.9 0.01 38.7-40.90
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 30.2 0.02 42.7-29.22
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 590.4 0.32 340.673.31
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 227.1 0.12 406.6-44.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,227.3 0.67 1,728.9-29.01
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 247.1 0.13 229.07.91
65 Headgear and parts thereof 11.4 0.01 48.1-76.34
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 29.8 0.02 42.7-30.12
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 8.4 0.00 61.0-86.21
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,304.5 0.71 688.489.50
69 Ceramic products 260.9 0.14 285.1-8.50
70 Glass and glassware 369.0 0.20 198.685.76
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,099.2 1.69 3,111.0-0.38
72 Iron and steel 401.2 0.22 489.7-18.08
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,730.4 0.94 2,735.6-36.75
74 Copper and articles thereof 220.0 0.12 145.151.67
75 Nickel and articles thereof 46.0 0.03 26.772.13
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,175.5 0.64 671.874.99
78 Lead and articles thereof 4.0 0.00 29.1-86.27
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3.7 0.00 6.7-44.19
80 Tin and articles thereof 153.6 0.08 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 53.4 0.03 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,919.6 1.05 433.1343.18
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 876.9 0.48 459.091.02
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8,605.5 4.70 8,738.8-1.53
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 5,089.4 2.78 7,934.2-35.85
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 68.3 0.04 7.8775.55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,492.5 1.91 4,635.1-24.65
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 2,924.1 1.60 3,493.0-16.29
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,818.9 0.99 2,097.5-13.28
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,936.2 1.06 1,808.07.09
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 447.0 0.24 540.8-17.35
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 10.9 0.01 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 76.8 0.04 22.4242.43
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 2,852.1 1.56 2,781.12.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 391.4 0.21 387.70.96
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 407.7 0.22 378.57.71
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 47.1 0.03 95.8-50.84

US Imports from Antigua and Barbuda

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 18.10% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.00% in the first half of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.35% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.12% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.94% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.42% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.18% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.04% in the first half of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.02% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (2.25% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.60% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (3.36% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.21% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (3.73% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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 $0.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - 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;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - 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;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - 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.

The largest declines in US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - 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;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 228.7-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8.4 0.09 7.216.88
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 47.4 0.51 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 48.5 0.52 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,629.2 17.58 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3.5 0.04 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 91.1 0.98 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 21.0 0.23 3.1582.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 86.7 0.94 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 30.7 0.33 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 17.5 0.19 53.0-66.89
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 0.02 0.3452.92
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 0.00 74.4-99.61
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 142.1-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13.1 0.14 17.7-26.17
70 Glass and glassware 7.1 0.08 2.6178.10
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 94.4 1.02 163.8-42.36
73 Articles of iron or steel 210.2 2.27 3.75,627.25
74 Copper and articles thereof 56.7 0.61 22.3153.90
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 283.9 3.06 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 92.3 1.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 340.3 3.67 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 395.8 4.27 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 22.5 0.24 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 293.0 3.16 8.53,334.88
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 95.5 1.03 25.4275.68
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5.1 0.05 22.9-77.84
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce