US trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 03, 2017

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

US Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina totaled $27.3 million, up 34.74% ($7.0 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $6.5 million, up 42.36% ($1.9 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $20.8 million, up 32.51% ($5.1 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $14.3 million, a 28.46% increase ($3.2 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 156th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 159th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0029% of US total trade (up from 0.0023% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 173rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 180th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0017% of US total exports (up from 0.0013% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 123rd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 128th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0037% of US total imports (up from 0.0030% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 35.04% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (40.67% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 32.06% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (35.30% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.35% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.45% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (7.95% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.03% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (3.01% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $929.6 thousand;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $917.9 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $802.2 thousand;
  • 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 $696.8 thousand;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $307.9 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $55.8 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $37.1 thousand;
  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair (HS code 67) - an increase of $28.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $20.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 $763.8 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $314.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $261.5 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $149.6 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $101.3 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $45.6 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $42.3 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $32.0 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $27.5 thousand.
US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina 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
(%)
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4.7 0.07 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 32.0-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 149.6-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,227.8 34.19 1,298.271.61
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 50.2 0.77 365.0-86.23
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 16.2-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 11.6 0.18 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 7.3 0.11 9.3-21.70
29 Organic chemicals 24.8 0.38 21.515.51
30 Pharmaceutical products 17.1 0.26 14.121.74
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 9.6-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 137.5 2.11 183.1-24.89
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 6.4 0.10 12.0-46.38
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4.5 0.07 4.7-5.24
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 43.7 0.67 23.586.10
39 Plastics and articles thereof 53.1 0.82 95.4-44.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.9 0.04 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,231.2 18.90 313.3292.97
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.4 0.05 30.8-89.13
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3.6 0.06 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 307.9 4.73 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 37.1 0.57 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4.9 0.08 5.3-7.56
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 31.0 0.48 132.3-76.55
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2.8 0.04 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 28.2 0.43 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 7.3-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 5.7 0.09 12.7-54.87
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5.2 0.08 16.0-67.26
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 248.1 3.81 1,011.9-75.48
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 798.7 12.26 101.8684.47
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 930.1 14.28 127.9627.15
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 112.2 1.72 373.7-69.98
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 9.3 0.14 24.8-62.31
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 120.7 1.85 64.986.10
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 10.5 0.16 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2.5 0.04 8.6-70.47

US Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 34.32% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (33.50% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.45% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (10.89% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.68% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (8.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.46% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (8.89% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.10% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (5.92% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.35% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.15% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.14% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.68% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $2,181.8 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $920.8 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $570.3 thousand;
  • 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 $569.7 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $532.8 thousand;
  • 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 $481.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $406.4 thousand;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $317.4 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $295.7 thousand;
  • 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 $245.5 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $245.1 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $117.9 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $112.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $103.3 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $63.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 $527.0 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $361.1 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $214.4 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $132.6 thousand;
  • 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) - a decrease of $108.2 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $107.9 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $77.2 thousand.
US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina 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
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 15.1 0.07 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 132.6-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 239.5 1.15 347.4-31.06
10 Cereals 2.2 0.01 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 18.0 0.09 24.9-27.72
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 18.3 0.09 6.3188.96
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 124.9 0.60 202.1-38.21
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 44.2 0.21 59.8-26.13
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3.6 0.02 28.6-87.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 178.0 0.86 117.751.27
26 Ores, slag and ash 17.5 0.08 15.810.46
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,424.1 6.85 854.466.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 589.6 2.83 19.22,964.31
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 317.4 1.53 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,134.6 5.45 728.255.81
39 Plastics and articles thereof 162.9 0.78 50.6222.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1.2 0.01 56.6-97.84
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 107.3 0.52 96.111.68
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 52.7 0.25 99.5-47.06
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 22.1 0.11 236.5-90.64
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 19.9-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.8 0.03 7.8-13.45
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2.4 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 317.6 1.53 72.5337.94
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,422.1 6.84 1,949.1-27.04
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,354.5 25.74 3,172.668.77
65 Headgear and parts thereof 9.6 0.05 3.1204.91
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 32.3 0.16 46.6-30.56
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 14.5-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 60.5 0.29 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 72.0 0.35 180.2-60.05
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 28.0-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 467.6 2.25 171.8172.14
74 Copper and articles thereof 6.7 0.03 6.61.64
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 220.1 1.06 156.440.78
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 600.2 2.89 482.324.45
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 511.3 2.46 407.925.32
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 577.8 2.78 521.010.90
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 362.3 1.74 116.8210.09
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 14.7 0.07 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 389.8 1.87 750.8-48.09
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 6.1-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,887.5 13.88 1,966.646.82
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 1,931.3 9.28 1,449.433.24
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 587.7 2.83 54.9970.08
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce