Dynamics of US trade with Bangladesh from 2012 to 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 20, 2018

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Bangladesh from 2012 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Bangladesh from 2012 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 5,615 6,292 6,589 7,168 7,017 7,356
Exports 508 709 1,113 948 895 1,465
Imports 5,107 5,583 5,475 6,220 6,122 5,892
Balance -4,599 -4,875 -4,362 -5,272 -5,227 -4,427
Dynamics of the rank and share of Bangladesh in US foreign trade from 2012 to 2017
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in US trade 59 58 60 51 50 52
Share in US trade, % 0.145 0.161 0.164 0.188 0.190 0.186
Rank in US exports 96 90 79 77 79 68
Share in US exports, % 0.033 0.045 0.069 0.063 0.062 0.095
Rank in US import 48 46 45 38 41 43
Share in US imports, % 0.219 0.240 0.227 0.270 0.272 0.245
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Bangladesh by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 19.6 21.0 24.3 45.4 45.0 41.0
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 6.5 5.9 3.5 4.9 6.2 3.7
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 3.8 1.6 1.2 2.0 4.1 2.4
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 22.3 18.0 10.5 9.3 12.0 20.4
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 14.3 8.7 3.2 6.7 10.9 13.5
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 31.2 41.0 55.1 29.8 19.2 16.5
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Bangladesh by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 1.3 1.5 1.0 1.1 1.5 0.8
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 95.7 97.0 97.2 96.8 96.2 96.2
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Dynamics of US exports to Bangladesh from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
01 Live animals 1.2 1.7 1.8 1.8 4.5 4.9
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 2.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.7 0.7
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7.5 1.2 6.2 5.1 0.6 1.5
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 22.0 23.7 22.1 23.0 15.3 11.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2.1 2.2 0.7 0.4 0.7 0.6
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1.7 2.5 3.5 3.2 3.4 1.6
10 Cereals 29.5 25.0 18.4 32.7 52.1 99.3
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4.0 43.2 173.6 308.8 249.3 390.5
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.2
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5.8 2.4 0.8 0.1 0.6 0.4
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.9 1.7 1.6 0.8 0.3 1.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.2
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3.9 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.3 0.5 0.8 0.8 1.2 4.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.5 0.9 1.2 1.0 1.1 1.5
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 16.7 41.0 37.6 50.3 71.9 82.6
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1.0 1.2 1.3 1.0 0.5 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.6 0.9 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.8
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.3 1.0 0.9 0.4 0.4 0.3
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3.0 4.0 3.8 5.2 4.9 6.1
29 Organic chemicals 4.4 4.0 2.8 2.3 4.8 4.3
30 Pharmaceutical products 3.4 4.4 6.0 10.9 12.5 14.9
31 Fertilizers 0.1 3.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1.5 2.7 4.3 5.0 2.1 1.5
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3.0 2.5 2.8 2.5 2.5 2.2
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 1.4 1.7 1.6 1.7 2.2 2.6
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 1.1
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.3 0.5 0.3
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7.0 7.1 8.1 9.2 12.3 10.3
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7.7 9.2 7.7 7.0 11.4 9.5
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.7 0.9 0.6 1.4 1.3 1.4
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.1
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 1.7 1.9 2.2 3.1 9.4 4.6
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 8.6 4.0 4.4 5.0 4.4 4.9
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 8.5 4.7 5.9 10.4 22.4 25.1
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.7
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1
52 Cotton 84.9 105.6 95.9 72.4 95.7 288.1
54 Man-made filaments 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.0 0.5 0.2
55 Man-made staple fibers 21.4 13.5 12.9 9.7 3.1 2.5
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.4
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2.1 2.5 3.4 3.3 1.8 3.9
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 2.0 2.4 2.5 1.9 3.5 2.1
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 1.6 0.9
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.2
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.1 2.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.9 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.1
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
70 Glass and glassware​ 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.7
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.7 1.1 1.1 0.5 0.6
72 Iron and steel 58.3 46.1 20.2 49.4 71.5 179.3
73 Articles of iron or steel 2.3 2.2 3.6 3.4 2.9 0.6
74 Copper and articles thereof 9.7 11.7 10.7 8.6 5.1 6.6
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1.5 0.7 0.4 1.5 0.1 0.6
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 16.6 8.8
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7 1.2 0.9
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.5
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 75.6 121.4 124.9 95.2 83.3 126.8
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 32.4 62.7 81.9 35.2 22.4 31.6
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 2.5 1.0 1.1 1.5 0.9 0.9
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2.0 2.8 1.3 1.5 2.2 1.7
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 18.8 40.6 375.3 115.4 13.5 27.5
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1.0 20.7 3.0 0.4 0.1 13.9
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 26.1 41.7 26.2 33.2 49.2 40.1
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.2
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 1.3 10.4 7.3 3.3 7.5 3.3
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.3 1.5 1.4
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1.0 3.4 0.6 0.2 0.8 0.6
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.1
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5.6 8.5 10.1 10.9 11.5 22.4
Dynamics of US imports from Bangladesh from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 44.6 60.4 30.1 41.8 66.6 24.8
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.3
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.0 0.3
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.7 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.3
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.1 0.8 1.3
10 Cereals 0.8 0.9 1.1 1.4 2.0 1.8
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.9 0.2
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2.4 3.0 3.8 4.1 4.8 5.2
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.7
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.6 1.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 17.4 16.6 16.4 17.3 16.1 9.5
29 Organic chemicals 0.1 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.9 0.7
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.5 1.5
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.5
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 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 14.3 15.2 14.3 15.4 15.8 15.3
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.3
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7.8 11.0 22.2 45.7 61.7 68.1
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1.1 1.3 1.5 1.3 1.4 1.4
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 0.3 1.3 0.7 0.8 1.0 0.9
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
52 Cotton 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 17.3 17.2 16.5 17.2 17.3 16.9
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.7 1.1 2.5 2.2 3.6
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2.4 2.9 3.4 6.2 4.8 4.6
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.5 1.4
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 1071.8 1217.8 1246.2 1506.1 1422.0 1429.8
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3449.2 3819.0 3621.2 3945.4 3888.6 3632.7
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 187.7 196.9 197.0 224.9 217.7 234.4
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 27.8 36.8 69.2 118.4 108.0 105.4
65 Headgear and parts thereof 121.3 115.8 141.5 158.1 181.7 187.1
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 8.1 11.6 26.7 38.9 45.8 51.3
69 Ceramic products 7.0 7.1 7.3 7.0 5.6 5.8
70 Glass and glassware​ 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 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 0.0 1.4 3.3 3.3 1.7 0.9
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.7 2.7 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.2
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 0.2 0.1 1.0 0.3 0.7 0.1
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 0.8 0.4 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.3
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5.0 4.9 5.1 5.8 8.5 10.0
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 13.6 9.0 16.1 14.0 7.5 10.2
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8.5 10.8 9.2 9.6 10.3 11.6
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.2 0.3 0.5 1.0 1.3 2.1
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 91.1 12.5 13.1 26.2 19.6 46.5
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce