US trade with Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 09, 2017

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

US Trade with Azerbaijan

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Azerbaijan was $96.3 million, down 25.39% ($32.8 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $53.1 million, down 12.81% ($7.8 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $43.2 million, down 36.62% ($25.0 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade balance with Azerbaijan went from a deficit of $7.3 million in the 1st quarter of 2016, to a surplus of $9.9 million in the 1st quarter of 2017.

Azerbaijan was the US 118th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 107th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0103% of US total trade (down from 0.0148% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Azerbaijan was the US 121st largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 110th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0143% of US total exports (down from 0.0175% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Azerbaijan was the US 111th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 99th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0076% of US total imports (down from 0.0129% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Azerbaijan

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 77.17% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (86.16% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.61% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (4.75% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.50% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (4.19% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.96% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (1.39% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.63% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (1.90% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $3.7 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 $2.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.8 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $0.8 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 $0.4 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Azerbaijan 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 $11.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $5.0 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US exports to Azerbaijan 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 91.5 0.17 606.6-84.92
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 47.5 0.09 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7.3 0.01 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 100.8-100.00
10 Cereals 18.8 0.04 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 71.3 0.13 25.1184.10
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 18.5 0.03 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 17.4 0.03 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 235.1 0.44 115.8103.03
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5.0 0.01 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 33.2 0.06 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 282.0 0.53 378.4-25.49
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 117.3 0.22 54.4115.69
29 Organic chemicals 5.3 0.01 117.0-95.49
30 Pharmaceutical products 46.0 0.09 108.6-57.64
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 67.0 0.13 157.5-57.43
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 126.1 0.24 342.1-63.14
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 13.8 0.03 38.4-64.16
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 850.5 1.60 1,136.4-25.16
39 Plastics and articles thereof 497.8 0.94 386.828.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 135.3 0.25 212.5-36.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 32.2 0.06 2.61,133.92
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 64.9-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 202.8-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 19.6-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 8.1-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4.4 0.01 13.0-66.13
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 64.9 0.12 3.02,087.70
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 252.0 0.47 829.4-69.61
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10.7 0.02 14.0-23.40
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 17.7-100.00
69 Ceramic products 23.8 0.04 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 4.7 0.01 7.0-32.33
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 97.0 0.18 107.4-9.66
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,089.1 3.94 1,869.711.73
74 Copper and articles thereof 25.0 0.05 3.3666.18
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3,860.6 7.27 142.32,612.90
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 18.6 0.03 127.7-85.47
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 684.1 1.29 705.9-3.09
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 18.5 0.03 38.9-52.38
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 24,454.7 46.07 35,722.9-31.54
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 4,946.9 9.32 2,726.081.47
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 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,296.8 4.33 453.8406.09
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 2,848.8 5.37 2,014.741.40
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 11.9 0.02 106.3-88.79
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,406.0 12.07 11,430.3-43.96
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 16.5 0.03 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 471.5 0.89 42.41,013.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 283.1 0.53 28.3900.18
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6.8 0.01 8.9-23.31
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 28.0-100.00

US Imports from Azerbaijan

The major share of US imports from Azerbaijan 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) - 34.23% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (95.07% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.34% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (0.02% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.79% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (2.36% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $0.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Azerbaijan 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) - a decrease of $50.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.4 million.
US imports from Azerbaijan 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
(%)
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 85.2 0.20 183.2-53.50
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 20.7 0.05 14.543.17
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 14,794.6 34.23 64,832.2-77.18
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2.1 0.00 5.9-64.16
78 Lead and articles thereof 578.5 1.34 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 15.3-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 62.9 0.15 5.9958.34
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 64.2 0.15 14.0356.98
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 216.4 0.50 1,590.0-86.39
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 22.7 0.05 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 74.4 0.17 26.2184.09
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce