US trade (export - import) with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 03, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands

In 2013, US trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands totaled $23.2 million, up 1,091.42% ($21.3 million) from 2012.

US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2013 totaled $22.2 million, up 2,277.10% ($21.2 million) from 2012.

US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2013 totaled $1.1 million, up 5.47% ($0.1 million) from 2012.

US trade balance with Cocos (Keeling) Islands went from a deficit of $0.1 million in 2012, to a surplus of $21.1 million in 2013.

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 186th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 214th in 2012), accounting for 0.0006% of US total trade (up from 0.0001% in 2012).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 181st largest export market in 2013 (up from 217th in 2012), accounting for 0.0014% of US total exports (up from 0.0001% in 2012).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 200th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 196th in 2012), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (just as in 2012).

US Exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The major share of US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 90.99% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (6.04% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.55% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.00% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $18,594.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,320.8 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1,117.6 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $562.0 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 $147.9 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $84.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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) - a decrease of $789.6 thousand.
US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 21.8 0.10 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 12.1 0.05 0.0
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 25.0 0.11 5.2383.65
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 24.0 0.11 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 13.0 0.06 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 22.0 0.10 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 35.5 0.16 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 562.0 2.53 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3.1 0.01 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 18,629.1 84.03 34.653,704.03
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 166.8 0.75 19.0779.44
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,320.8 5.96 0.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 29.2 0.13 2.8955.84
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 26.3 0.12 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 0.0 0.00 789.6-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 94.0 0.42 9.7865.79
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,184.4 5.34 66.81,674.27

US Imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The major share of US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 55.10% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (22.68% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 16.98% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (36.49% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.23% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (10.06% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.15% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (2.43% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.44% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (5.98% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $442.9 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $113.0 thousand;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $29.3 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $22.1 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $22.0 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $14.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $13.0 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $9.6 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $4.7 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $3.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $183.7 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) - a decrease of $95.2 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $95.0 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $60.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $59.7 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $37.7 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) - a decrease of $36.1 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $20.6 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 $10.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $8.3 thousand;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - a decrease of $3.6 thousand.
US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 22.0 2.05 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.1 0.10 4.2-73.93
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 20.6-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 33.3 3.10 32.33.12
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 60.9-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4.7 0.44 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 29.3 2.73 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 183.7-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 83.0 7.73 142.7-41.84
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 22.1 2.06 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 48.0 4.47 38.424.92
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 0.00 10.1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 95.0-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3.5 0.33 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 20.4 1.90 7.4175.46
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 529.1 49.27 86.2513.67
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 48.9 4.55 85.0-42.46
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2.5 0.23 40.2-93.76
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11.2 1.04 19.5-42.65
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
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 62.4 5.81 157.6-60.38
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 120.8 11.25 7.81,449.27
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 31.5 2.93 16.689.71
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce