US trade (export - import) with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 09, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands

In 2014, US trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands was $9.3 million, down 60.04% ($14.0 million) from 2013.

US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2014 were $6.0 million, down 72.75% ($16.1 million) from 2013.

US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2014 totaled $3.2 million, up 202.39% ($2.2 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2014 was $2.8 million, a 86.76% decrease ($18.3 million) over 2013.

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 200th largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 186th in 2013), accounting for 0.0002% of US total trade (down from 0.0006% in 2013).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 196th largest export market in 2014 (down from 181st in 2013), accounting for 0.0004% of US total exports (down from 0.0014% in 2013).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 186th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 200th in 2013), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (up from 0.0000% in 2013).

US Exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The major share of US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 68.82% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.00% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 22.46% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (90.99% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.44% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (2.55% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $4,157.1 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 $653.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $171.2 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $127.3 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $95.0 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $40.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $18,475.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,291.5 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $869.3 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $509.7 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $72.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $35.5 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $25.0 thousand;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $24.0 thousand;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $22.0 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $21.8 thousand.
US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
10 Cereals 4,157.1 68.82 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 21.8-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 12.1-100.00
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 0.00 25.0-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 24.0-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 40.6 0.67 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 13.0-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 22.0-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 35.5-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 52.3 0.87 562.0-90.70
74 Copper and articles thereof 95.0 1.57 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 153.6 2.54 18,629.1-99.18
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 820.0 13.57 166.8391.45
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 29.3 0.48 1,320.8-97.78
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 156.5 2.59 29.2435.67
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 197.5 3.27 26.3650.73
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 2.8 0.05 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 21.1 0.35 94.0-77.53
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 315.1 5.22 1,184.4-73.40

US Imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The major share of US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 74.85% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (55.10% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.94% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (2.23% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.41% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (16.98% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.44% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.44% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.01% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (2.15% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,348.6 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 $489.6 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $109.4 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 $97.0 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $89.9 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $70.2 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $46.7 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $45.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $13.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2014 over the 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $29.3 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $26.4 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $24.6 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $22.1 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $22.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $14.1 thousand.
US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 22.0-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.3 0.01 1.1-75.96
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 142.8 4.40 33.3328.20
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 46.7 1.44 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 29.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3.9 0.12 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 83.5 2.57 83.00.59
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 22.1-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 23.4 0.72 48.0-51.23
73 Articles of iron or steel 70.2 2.16 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 45.9 1.41 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5.5 0.17 3.554.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6.3 0.19 20.4-69.15
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,877.8 57.82 529.1254.86
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 538.5 16.58 48.91,001.25
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 14.5 0.45 11.229.77
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 159.5 4.91 62.4155.39
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 210.7 6.49 120.874.44
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 13.0 0.40 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5.1 0.16 31.5-83.72
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce