US trade with Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 23, 2017

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

US Trade with Azerbaijan

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Azerbaijan totaled $286.7 million, up 399.13% ($229.3 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $210.3 million, up 273.51% ($154.0 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $76.4 million, up 6,622.23% ($75.3 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $133.9 million, a 142.71% increase ($78.7 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Azerbaijan was the US 93rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 132nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0291% of US total trade (up from 0.0062% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Azerbaijan was the US 83rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 116th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0547% of US total exports (up from 0.0155% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Azerbaijan was the US 102nd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 180th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0127% of US total imports (up from 0.0002% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Azerbaijan

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 96.71% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (81.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.50% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (6.47% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.07% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (8.38% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.23% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (1.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $155.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3.2 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.9 million.

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

  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.2 million.
US exports to Azerbaijan 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 75.0 0.04 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 11.4 0.01 482.2-97.64
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4.1 0.00 4.7-12.67
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 8.3-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 4.1-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 12.5 0.01 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 30.0 0.01 9.0233.65
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 27.4-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 332.2 0.16 67.6391.20
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4.3 0.00 22.2-80.70
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 16.0 0.01 16.00.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2.6 0.00 14.0-81.65
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 64.3 0.03 342.8-81.24
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 318.0 0.15 392.3-18.94
29 Organic chemicals 95.1 0.05 140.1-32.13
30 Pharmaceutical products 96.4 0.05 54.277.68
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2.7 0.00 15.8-82.91
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 82.8 0.04 329.2-74.84
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 127.0 0.06 263.1-51.74
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 301.8 0.14 613.6-50.82
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 664.4 0.32 2,287.1-70.95
39 Plastics and articles thereof 119.6 0.06 273.1-56.22
40 Rubber and articles thereof 438.4 0.21 351.024.92
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 7.8-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 8.8 0.00 162.5-94.58
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3.6 0.00 2.829.31
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8.5 0.00 14.0-39.80
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 40.5-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 27.3 0.01 3.9598.62
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6.5 0.00 26.4-75.43
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 147.5 0.07 74.298.65
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2.9 0.00 24.9-88.36
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4.0 0.00 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 19.4 0.01 0.0
69 Ceramic products 36.6 0.02 10.2257.93
70 Glass and glassware 75.2 0.04 13.2470.03
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 140.3 0.07 432.8-67.58
72 Iron and steel 7.9 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,364.7 1.12 1,427.765.63
74 Copper and articles thereof 43.2 0.02 5.2723.71
75 Nickel and articles thereof 21.8 0.01 1,341.7-98.37
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 17.1-100.00
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 51.7-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 15.2 0.01 2.9423.45
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 685.9 0.33 721.4-4.91
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 25.1 0.01 74.6-66.40
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 18,150.4 8.63 14,930.921.56
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 3,522.7 1.67 3,500.80.63
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,383.0 0.66 1,104.625.20
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 178,109.3 84.69 23,016.4673.84
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 86.5 0.04 14.9479.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,157.9 1.03 3,378.5-36.13
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 35.0 0.02 28.423.42
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
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 177.6 0.08 10.31,616.23
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4.2 0.00 3.811.01
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 24.2 0.01 5.9309.44
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 106.3 0.05 0.0

US Imports from Azerbaijan

The major share of US imports from Azerbaijan 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) - 82.37% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.33% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (15.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.25% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (5.22% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Azerbaijan 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 $62.9 million;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.3 million.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US imports from Azerbaijan 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
(%)
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 174.8 0.23 56.9207.25
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 19.2 0.03 2.4694.69
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 62,939.9 82.37 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2.6 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 6.4 0.01 1.1459.79
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3.8 0.00 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 682.0 0.89 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 392.0 0.51 63.0522.15
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 42.0 0.06 7.1496.14
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 7.8-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 582.6 0.76 96.3505.12
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 15.0 0.02 22.3-32.83
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 204.0 0.27 77.1164.46
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce