US trade (export - import) with Azerbaijan in 2018

Published or Updated: Jun 11, 2019

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

US Trade with Azerbaijan

In 2018, US trade with Azerbaijan totaled $837.0 million, up 46.71% ($266.5 million) from 2017.

US exports to Azerbaijan in 2018 were $312.9 million, down 11.73% ($41.6 million) from 2017.

US imports from Azerbaijan in 2018 totaled $524.1 million, up 142.61% ($308.1 million) from 2017.

US trade balance with Azerbaijan went from a surplus of $138.5 million in 2017, to a deficit of $211.2 million in 2018.

Azerbaijan was the US 103rd largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 113th in 2017), accounting for 0.0196% of US total trade (up from 0.0144% in 2017).

Azerbaijan was the US 115th largest export market in 2018 (down from 111th in 2017), accounting for 0.0188% of US total exports (down from 0.0229% in 2017).

Azerbaijan was the US 90th largest supplier in 2018 (up from 108th in 2017), accounting for 0.0200% of US total imports (up from 0.0090% in 2017).

US Exports to Azerbaijan

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 85.62% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (86.05% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.45% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (4.00% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.50% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (4.01% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.52% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (0.58% in 2017).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $14.6 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $4.1 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $3.5 million;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1.0 million.

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $46.0 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $9.1 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) - a decrease of $7.5 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $4.0 million;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $2.2 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 $1.4 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1.1 million.
US exports to Azerbaijan 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
(%)
01 Live animals 79.3 0.03 276.2-71.28
02 Meat and edible meat offal 383.9 0.12 128.5198.80
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 287.8-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 17.7 0.01 11.455.55
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 57.7 0.02 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 145.6 0.05 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 25.1 0.01 0.0
10 Cereals 13.3 0.00 202.6-93.45
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 11.8 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,539.8 1.13 71.34,863.95
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 90.6 0.03 69.230.88
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 26.0 0.01 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 29.9-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 67.6 0.02 30.0125.11
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 54.0-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 288.0 0.09 669.3-56.97
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 95.9-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 21.0-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5.4 0.00 117.0-95.38
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 64.9 0.02 93.8-30.80
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,149.7 0.37 997.215.29
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 329.9 0.11 4,307.5-92.34
29 Organic chemicals 1,533.8 0.49 525.6191.83
30 Pharmaceutical products 294.1 0.09 224.530.99
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 127.4 0.04 11.61,002.11
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,796.6 0.57 387.1364.18
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 771.9 0.25 528.346.11
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 8.4 0.00 15.0-43.79
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 721.7 0.23 609.818.35
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,296.1 1.05 3,247.81.49
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,861.0 1.23 2,922.532.11
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,350.9 0.43 1,422.9-5.06
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 6.5-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 176.8 0.06 26.4568.80
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8.9 0.00 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 17.7 0.01 14.125.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 50.6 0.02 106.3-52.40
54 Man-made filaments 59.4 0.02 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 10.9 0.00 8.428.92
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 80.7 0.03 45.378.17
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 87.0 0.03 33.7157.90
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3.3 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 124.0 0.04 62.598.43
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 171.3 0.05 130.131.67
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 513.6 0.16 650.5-21.05
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 20.5 0.01 59.2-65.41
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 124.7 0.04 4.03,005.83
65 Headgear and parts thereof 61.6 0.02 4.01,444.91
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3.3 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 19.1 0.01 19.4-1.48
69 Ceramic products 602.1 0.19 88.2582.77
70 Glass and glassware 53.4 0.02 82.5-35.26
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,892.0 0.60 3,295.0-42.58
72 Iron and steel 91.1 0.03 12.0657.27
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,570.3 2.42 7,056.27.29
74 Copper and articles thereof 15.7 0.01 68.1-76.96
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,778.5 0.57 3,931.1-54.76
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 311.8 0.10 142.0119.56
78 Lead and articles thereof 9.8 0.00 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 54.6 0.02 15.2259.05
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6,883.0 2.20 2,788.6146.82
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 329.9 0.11 180.882.51
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 88,321.9 28.23 73,751.119.76
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 12,116.6 3.87 19,616.7-38.23
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 1,713.9 0.55 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,116.4 2.27 6,730.15.74
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 141,319.0 45.16 187,270.6-24.54
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 17.8 0.01 1,149.5-98.46
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 17,314.8 5.53 16,518.64.82
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 86.1 0.03 85.30.94
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 1,029.8 0.33 1,018.51.11
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 376.9 0.12 326.315.51
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 41.5 0.01 34.918.81
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 47.1 0.02 424.7-88.90
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,222.8 0.71 11,366.4-80.44

US Imports from Azerbaijan

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 92.56% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (75.01% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.97% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (1.15% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.56% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (1.06% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Azerbaijan in 2018 over 2017 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 $323.1 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $4.9 million.

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $18.0 million;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $2.3 million.
US imports from Azerbaijan 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
(%)
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 13.7 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 24.5 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9.1 0.00 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 631.1 0.12 579.38.94
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 68.0 0.01 49.637.02
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 10.2 0.00 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 485,100.2 92.56 162,020.8199.41
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 20.2-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2.3 0.00 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.5-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1.2 0.00 0.4215.67
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6.5 0.00 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 9.7 0.00 4.997.15
52 Cotton 80.2 0.02 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 168.7 0.03 150.012.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 1.4-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 3.8 0.00 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 31.7 0.01 3.8735.94
73 Articles of iron or steel 18.8 0.00 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,079.9 0.97 151.23,259.45
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2,336.7-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 2.0-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,083.1 0.40 585.2255.98
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 722.8 0.14 575.125.70
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 154.7 0.03 1,126.4-86.26
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 38.2 0.01 56.7-32.65
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 167.5 0.03 687.4-75.64
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 29,642.8 5.66 47,653.0-37.79
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce