US trade with Bahrain in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 31, 2017

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

US Trade with Bahrain

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Bahrain totaled $462.3 million, up 12.39% ($51.0 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Bahrain in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $224.9 million, up 9.46% ($19.4 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Bahrain in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $237.4 million, up 15.32% ($31.5 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Bahrain in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $12.5 million, a 3,033.72% increase ($12.1 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Bahrain was the US 82nd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 80th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0493% of US total trade (up from 0.0470% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Bahrain was the US 82nd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 80th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0604% of US total exports (up from 0.0591% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Bahrain was the US 76th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 78th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0420% of US total imports (up from 0.0390% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Bahrain

The major share of US exports to Bahrain 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) - 54.70% of US total exports to Bahrain (53.40% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.19% of US total exports to Bahrain (6.98% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.77% of US total exports to Bahrain (7.74% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.79% of US total exports to Bahrain (1.41% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.16% of US total exports to Bahrain (2.56% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.22% of US total exports to Bahrain (1.42% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Bahrain 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) - an increase of $31.1 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3.1 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 $2.8 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $1.8 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $1.3 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 $1.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $0.8 million.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $18.5 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 $6.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $3.5 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $0.9 million.
US exports to Bahrain 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
(%)
01 Live animals 159.7 0.07 24.6548.23
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,656.3 1.18 4,031.6-34.11
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 47.8 0.02 91.1-47.52
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,596.0 1.15 750.9245.72
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 202.6 0.09 247.8-18.24
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,547.0 0.69 789.296.02
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 103.5 0.05 116.0-10.75
10 Cereals 254.5 0.11 198.428.27
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 27.4 0.01 162.9-83.18
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 156.3 0.07 124.026.06
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 262.3 0.12 164.959.13
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 67.6 0.03 60.811.25
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 257.8 0.11 464.4-44.49
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 416.1 0.19 219.089.97
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 782.6 0.35 1,132.7-30.91
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,371.3 0.61 1,390.2-1.36
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,570.2 2.03 3,641.625.50
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 514.7 0.23 548.5-6.16
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 166.2 0.07 185.9-10.60
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3.5 0.00 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 128.8 0.06 699.9-81.60
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,131.9 0.50 598.889.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 94.4 0.04 6,482.7-98.54
29 Organic chemicals 1,766.7 0.79 198.4790.46
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,619.4 0.72 854.789.47
31 Fertilizers 49.2 0.02 83.4-40.99
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 534.1 0.24 413.629.12
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,402.5 0.62 831.368.72
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 676.7 0.30 625.98.12
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 152.0 0.07 216.1-29.65
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 28.9-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 13.7 0.01 7.777.59
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,237.3 0.99 1,656.835.04
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,939.2 2.64 3,852.854.15
40 Rubber and articles thereof 741.9 0.33 650.314.09
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 6.2 0.00 2.7133.71
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 96.0 0.04 347.9-72.42
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 5.2 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 420.1 0.19 481.1-12.68
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,508.8 0.67 1,403.47.52
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 619.0 0.28 803.4-22.95
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 201.3 0.09 232.5-13.41
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 11.9-100.00
52 Cotton 2,015.3 0.90 1,189.869.38
54 Man-made filaments 7.4 0.00 9.0-17.32
55 Man-made staple fibers 32.2 0.01 29.010.81
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 590.0 0.26 410.643.69
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 145.0 0.06 177.7-18.39
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4.1 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 14.6 0.01 152.6-90.43
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 98.1 0.04 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 531.2 0.24 534.1-0.56
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,268.7 0.56 2,379.9-46.69
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 66.3 0.03 39.966.02
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 37.2 0.02 261.7-85.80
65 Headgear and parts thereof 13.8 0.01 11.124.58
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 33.0 0.01 56.6-41.73
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 119.1 0.05 131.5-9.49
69 Ceramic products 753.5 0.34 122.0517.68
70 Glass and glassware 224.0 0.10 276.4-18.96
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 378.4 0.17 291.129.99
72 Iron and steel 19.8 0.01 30.6-35.11
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,476.2 1.99 1,341.4233.70
74 Copper and articles thereof 194.7 0.09 413.5-52.91
75 Nickel and articles thereof 133.8 0.06 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 234.7 0.10 95.9144.78
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 12.5-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 929.9 0.41 825.412.66
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 285.1 0.13 164.972.82
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 56,007.8 24.90 24,907.3124.87
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 10,309.2 4.58 9,103.613.24
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 22.9 0.01 6.1278.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 37,304.3 16.59 55,788.8-33.13
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 10,449.7 4.65 8,736.519.61
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,494.2 1.11 1,231.4102.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,430.3 2.86 9,948.7-35.37
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 59.4 0.03 89.1-33.38
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 44.2 0.02 38.415.25
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 103.2 0.05 1,050.8-90.18
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 4,227.5 1.88 1,455.7190.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,045.5 0.46 849.723.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 182.9 0.08 116.557.03
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 32.5 0.01 109.5-70.32

US Imports from Bahrain

The major share of US imports from Bahrain in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 58.60% of US total imports from Bahrain (38.66% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 11.69% of US total imports from Bahrain (6.28% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.54% of US total imports from Bahrain (17.75% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 10.31% of US total imports from Bahrain (32.14% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.72% of US total imports from Bahrain (1.61% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $59.6 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $14.8 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) - an increase of $3.1 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $1.0 million.

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $40.6 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $8.1 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $2.7 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $0.8 million.
US imports from Bahrain 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 79.8 0.03 80.9-1.39
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 288.3 0.12 198.045.61
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 27,760.1 11.69 12,929.1114.71
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,372.3 0.58 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 4,150.0 1.75 4,956.3-16.27
31 Fertilizers 11,395.8 4.80 19,451.3-41.41
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 46.0 0.02 192.2-76.06
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 22.5 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 49.3 0.02 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,354.6 4.36 11,939.5-13.27
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.8 0.00 3.120.74
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 33.3 0.01 0.0
52 Cotton 118.9 0.05 360.4-67.01
54 Man-made filaments 141.2 0.06 168.5-16.17
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 0.7-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 17.1 0.01 6.9146.29
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 2,672.7-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 40,600.6-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 23,713.1 9.99 22,172.86.95
65 Headgear and parts thereof 482.9 0.20 175.2175.71
70 Glass and glassware 1,072.4 0.45 25.34,130.57
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,446.6 2.72 3,316.494.39
72 Iron and steel 86.9 0.04 28.6203.70
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 115.4-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 139,039.1 58.57 79,435.475.03
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 600.2 0.25 503.719.15
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 78.8 0.03 45.473.68
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 115.5 0.05 268.6-57.01
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8.0 0.00 14.9-46.09
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 100.2 0.04 117.3-14.56
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5.4 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 422.3 0.18 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 26.1 0.01 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 340.4-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce