US trade with Bahrain in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 21, 2017

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

US Trade with Bahrain

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Bahrain totaled $499.7 million, up 6.10% ($28.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Bahrain in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $236.6 million, up 3.31% ($7.6 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Bahrain in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $263.0 million, up 8.74% ($21.1 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Bahrain in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $26.4 million, a 105.91% increase ($13.6 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Bahrain was the US 79th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0507% of US total trade (down from 0.0509% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Bahrain was the US 81st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 80th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0615% of US total exports (down from 0.0630% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Bahrain was the US 73rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 77th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0437% of US total imports (up from 0.0430% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Bahrain

The major share of US exports to Bahrain 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) - 52.99% of US total exports to Bahrain (53.04% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.25% of US total exports to Bahrain (7.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.14% of US total exports to Bahrain (7.55% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.53% of US total exports to Bahrain (3.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.06% of US total exports to Bahrain (2.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.95% of US total exports to Bahrain (1.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Bahrain in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $26.5 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 $4.3 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1.0 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 $0.9 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $0.7 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Bahrain in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $18.8 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $6.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $3.6 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $2.0 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $0.8 million.
US exports to Bahrain 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 63.0 0.03 52.320.38
02 Meat and edible meat offal 4,195.2 1.77 3,303.527.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 134.2 0.06 58.4129.65
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,462.1 0.62 1,007.345.16
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4.6 0.00 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 3.9 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 176.1 0.07 157.112.06
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,923.2 0.81 1,179.463.06
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 58.3 0.02 190.7-69.42
10 Cereals 263.9 0.11 465.4-43.29
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2.9 0.00 33.5-91.40
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 198.8 0.08 114.573.70
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 23.8 0.01 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 430.6 0.18 306.040.72
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 88.1 0.04 110.2-20.07
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 231.6 0.10 262.1-11.64
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 291.6 0.12 328.2-11.13
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 767.8 0.32 860.7-10.80
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,247.9 0.53 2,047.8-39.06
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,739.1 2.00 4,958.7-4.43
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 759.6 0.32 1,013.7-25.07
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 99.7 0.04 76.730.04
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 213.5 0.09 644.0-66.85
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 298.5 0.13 381.9-21.85
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 45.0 0.02 154.7-70.92
29 Organic chemicals 1,253.1 0.53 245.0411.44
30 Pharmaceutical products 735.3 0.31 751.1-2.11
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,189.9 0.50 607.895.77
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 810.1 0.34 584.538.58
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 643.0 0.27 592.68.51
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 134.9 0.06 69.993.14
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 51.4 0.02 40.626.42
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 12.7 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,938.2 0.82 5,545.7-65.05
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,850.9 2.90 7,897.1-13.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 863.8 0.36 815.05.99
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 32.3 0.01 4.7581.65
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 996.6 0.42 345.4188.56
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 559.4 0.24 527.26.11
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 743.5 0.31 228.4225.47
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 535.1 0.23 482.610.87
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 411.0 0.17 1,305.9-68.53
50 Silk 24.6 0.01 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 11.6 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 2,931.8 1.24 2,290.328.01
54 Man-made filaments 123.8 0.05 12.2918.51
55 Man-made staple fibers 39.6 0.02 34.016.46
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 360.9 0.15 162.3122.37
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 293.5 0.12 302.7-3.05
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 16.8 0.01 4.5272.31
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 207.9 0.09 115.779.60
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 93.4 0.04 89.64.25
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 241.9 0.10 617.2-60.81
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,244.3 0.53 2,557.1-51.34
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 146.2 0.06 107.835.65
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 164.7 0.07 697.3-76.39
65 Headgear and parts thereof 39.2 0.02 2.71,379.52
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 7.3-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 51.6 0.02 106.3-51.45
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 303.9 0.13 183.365.78
69 Ceramic products 268.7 0.11 205.430.80
70 Glass and glassware 412.1 0.17 507.5-18.79
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 279.8 0.12 413.9-32.39
72 Iron and steel 53.6 0.02 42.625.64
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,523.6 1.07 1,542.763.59
74 Copper and articles thereof 518.9 0.22 362.543.15
75 Nickel and articles thereof 85.8 0.04 46.185.93
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,068.5 0.45 2,090.0-48.87
79 Zinc and articles thereof 23.8 0.01 0.0
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 19.1-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 415.2 0.18 346.719.77
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 183.7 0.08 305.7-39.91
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 55,483.7 23.45 28,960.891.58
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 15,349.9 6.49 11,017.739.32
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 30.0-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 30,297.1 12.80 49,062.5-38.25
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 18,448.0 7.80 25,052.8-26.36
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 906.8 0.38 2,942.6-69.18
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,902.1 2.07 4,431.210.63
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 156.5 0.07 76.2105.32
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 18.1 0.01 3.5418.16
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 476.1 0.20 286.366.31
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 2,961.3 1.25 2,048.944.53
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 499.8 0.21 961.5-48.02
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 538.9 0.23 78.6585.46
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 38.6 0.02 165.3-76.62

US Imports from Bahrain

The major share of US imports from Bahrain in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 62.98% of US total imports from Bahrain (54.24% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 11.33% of US total imports from Bahrain (9.92% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.69% of US total imports from Bahrain (6.74% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.08% of US total imports from Bahrain (21.73% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $34.4 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $5.8 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3.4 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2.3 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 $1.3 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Bahrain in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $25.2 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $3.9 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $2.3 million.
US imports from Bahrain 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
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 140.4 0.05 297.2-52.76
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 57.1-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 29,794.0 11.33 23,948.724.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,300.5 0.49 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 5,948.8 2.26 3,631.163.83
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 423.4-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 14.7 0.01 16.8-12.63
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 226.0 0.09 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 249.6-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 15,363.1 5.84 11,983.628.20
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5.5 0.00 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 28.7-100.00
52 Cotton 119.8 0.05 223.6-46.42
54 Man-made filaments 114.7 0.04 194.9-41.12
55 Man-made staple fibers 8.9 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 2,347.3-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7.4 0.00 25,236.0-99.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 20,280.2 7.71 24,192.3-16.17
65 Headgear and parts thereof 732.3 0.28 354.0106.84
70 Glass and glassware 227.6 0.09 6.63,328.51
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,637.5 0.62 2,299.5-28.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 14.5 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 165,634.7 62.97 131,202.626.24
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 64.7 0.02 65.5-1.22
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 23.3 0.01 59.8-61.00
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 96.3 0.04 48.499.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 13.9 0.01 259.8-94.64
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 84.2 0.03 102.8-18.07
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 0.3 0.00 27.5-98.73
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 78.0 0.03 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 6.1 0.00 30.0-79.71
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce