US trade (export - import) with Armenia in 2018

Published or Updated: Jul 10, 2019

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Armenia in 2018: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Armenia

In 2018, US trade with Armenia was $102.2 million, down 18.42% ($23.1 million) from 2017.

US exports to Armenia in 2018 were $46.3 million, down 15.67% ($8.6 million) from 2017.

US imports from Armenia in 2018 were $56.0 million, down 20.57% ($14.5 million) from 2017.

US trade deficit with Armenia in 2018 was $9.7 million, a 37.82% decrease ($5.9 million) over 2017.

Armenia was the US 165th largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 158th in 2017), accounting for 0.0024% of US total trade (down from 0.0032% in 2017).

Armenia was the US 169th largest export market in 2018 (down from 164th in 2017), accounting for 0.0028% of US total exports (down from 0.0035% in 2017).

Armenia was the US 143rd largest supplier in 2018 (down from 132nd in 2017), accounting for 0.0021% of US total imports (down from 0.0029% in 2017).

US Exports to Armenia

The major share of US exports to Armenia in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 35.75% of US total exports to Armenia (38.82% in 2017);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 14.61% of US total exports to Armenia (11.34% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.41% of US total exports to Armenia (8.22% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.83% of US total exports to Armenia (23.48% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.00% of US total exports to Armenia (10.04% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Armenia in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $2,942.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $2,495.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,842.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $575.4 thousand;
  • 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 $538.2 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $156.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Armenia in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $6,533.4 thousand;
  • 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 $4,634.0 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,640.8 thousand;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $1,661.9 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1,102.1 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $261.4 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $179.4 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $156.4 thousand;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $152.0 thousand.
US exports to Armenia in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 5,292.6 11.44 11,825.9-55.25
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 91.6 0.20 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 74.4 0.16 45.762.87
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 152.0-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 11.3 0.02 32.6-65.42
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 238.4 0.52 394.8-39.61
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
10 Cereals 14.4 0.03 21.0-31.47
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 37.9 0.08 29.229.87
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 100.2-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 27.9-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 22.7 0.05 24.0-5.30
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5.5 0.01 2.6109.27
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 17.0 0.04 33.6-49.26
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 71.1 0.15 28.0153.97
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 16.7 0.04 124.3-86.56
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 45.1 0.10 38.915.73
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 36.0-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 28.6-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 74.4 0.16 35.4110.13
29 Organic chemicals 230.7 0.50 301.2-23.42
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,114.5 2.41 1,375.9-19.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 277.4 0.60 120.6129.96
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 66.9 0.14 165.7-59.65
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 89.7 0.19 12.5616.22
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 5.6 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 396.7 0.86 387.12.47
39 Plastics and articles thereof 960.8 2.08 2,062.9-53.42
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,988.6 6.46 46.56,330.74
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5.8 0.01 29.0-79.91
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3.8 0.01 7.2-46.40
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 125.6 0.27 126.6-0.80
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12.6 0.03 72.9-82.80
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 57.7-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 3,513.0 7.59 5,174.9-32.11
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 76.8 0.17 21.6255.78
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 28.2 0.06 7.7268.25
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3.0 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 58.5 0.13 42.338.38
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 14.3 0.03 193.7-92.61
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6.4 0.01 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 4.1-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
69 Ceramic products 9.0 0.02 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 6.8 0.01 14.2-52.16
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,759.6 14.61 6,221.48.65
72 Iron and steel 30.7 0.07 58.8-47.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 32.1 0.07 88.2-63.54
75 Nickel and articles thereof 30.5 0.07 21.541.91
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 127.4 0.28 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3.5 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 97.7 0.21 6.81,341.05
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 12.3-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,574.8 9.89 7,215.7-36.60
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 2,280.3 4.93 6,914.3-67.02
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 32.8 0.07 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,950.8 12.86 4,108.244.85
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 183.0 0.40 123.747.90
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5.2 0.01 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,514.5 7.59 2,939.119.58
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 33.4 0.07 37.7-11.48
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 69.7 0.15 36.093.40
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 41.2 0.09 7.8427.49
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 81.9 0.18 11.5611.74
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 173.6 0.38 143.920.58
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5.5 0.01 2.892.99
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 41.3 0.09 4.9738.62
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,197.9 13.39 3,702.467.40

US Imports from Armenia

The major share of US imports from Armenia in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 51.19% of US total imports from Armenia (59.33% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.15% of US total imports from Armenia (14.05% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 15.64% of US total imports from Armenia (9.06% in 2017);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 11.52% of US total imports from Armenia (10.35% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.76% of US total imports from Armenia (1.30% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of US total imports from Armenia (1.73% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Armenia in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $2,314.0 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $269.3 thousand;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $196.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Armenia in 2018 over the 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $13,246.7 thousand;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $1,215.9 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $982.4 thousand;
  • 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 $843.9 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $756.2 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $415.7 thousand.
US imports from Armenia in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2017
USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 277.7 0.50 8.43,187.35
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 505.8 0.90 309.863.27
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 17.7 0.03 10.863.60
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 30.9 0.06 14.2118.27
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.2 0.01 21.5-85.20
10 Cereals 42.1 0.08 64.5-34.75
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 8.4 0.02 20.3-58.66
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 11.4 0.02 72.7-84.35
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2.4 0.00 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 172.7 0.31 24.8596.52
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 37.9 0.07 39.5-3.93
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 58.1 0.10 103.0-43.62
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 20.8 0.04 2.4751.66
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,547.3 4.55 3,303.5-22.89
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 343.8 0.61 467.9-26.53
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,517.0 9.86 5,430.51.59
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 1,215.9-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 17.5 0.03 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 21.7 0.04 35.5-38.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 47.3 0.08 13.4254.55
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 9.5 0.02 67.5-85.88
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2.7 0.00 21.9-87.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.0 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 36.2 0.06 55.3-34.45
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.8 0.00 3.9-78.28
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7.5 0.01 8.9-16.21
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6.0 0.01 13.6-55.62
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 17.8 0.03 6.3181.41
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.3 0.00 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 102.7 0.18 39.6159.23
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 31.5 0.06 39.7-20.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 8,573.6 15.32 6,259.636.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 18.1 0.03 21.9-17.55
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 25.7 0.05 22.215.66
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 74.6 0.13 61.721.03
69 Ceramic products 16.1 0.03 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 22.5 0.04 42.6-47.30
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,450.0 11.52 7,293.9-11.57
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.7 0.01 6.4-41.98
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 28,532.2 50.98 41,778.9-31.71
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 58.8 0.11 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 47.2 0.08 4.01,073.54
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 12.2 0.02 18.4-33.37
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 150.8 0.27 233.5-35.40
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 78.9 0.14 62.127.16
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7.3 0.01 13.8-46.84
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 190.1 0.34 605.8-68.62
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2.7 0.00 0.0
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 67.0 0.12 16.3310.63
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 78.0 0.14 68.114.62
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4.4 0.01 18.3-75.90
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 684.2 1.22 1,666.7-58.95
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 971.9 1.74 846.314.84
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Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce