US trade (export - import) with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2015

Published or Updated: Apr 15, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands

In 2015, US trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands was $4.4 million, down 52.50% ($4.9 million) from 2014.

US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2015 were $0.6 million, down 90.77% ($5.5 million) from 2014.

US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2015 totaled $3.9 million, up 18.70% ($0.6 million) from 2014.

US trade balance with Cocos (Keeling) Islands went from a surplus of $2.8 million in 2014, to a deficit of $3.3 million in 2015.

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 208th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 200th in 2014), accounting for 0.0001% of US total trade (down from 0.0002% in 2014).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 217th largest export market in 2015 (down from 196th in 2014), accounting for 0.0000% of US total exports (down from 0.0004% in 2014).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 185th largest supplier in 2015 (up from 186th in 2014), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (up from 0.0001% in 2014).

US Exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The major share of US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 56.11% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (22.46% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 32.28% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (68.82% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.70% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.00% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.17% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.00% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (2.44% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $180.0 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $20.6 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $6.5 thousand;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $5.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease 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) - a decrease of $602.6 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $282.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $153.6 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $145.2 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $113.3 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $95.0 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $52.3 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $40.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $29.3 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $21.1 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 $2.8 thousand.
US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 4,157.1-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 180.0 32.28 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 20.6 3.70 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 6.5 1.17 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 5.3 0.94 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 40.6-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 52.3-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 95.0-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0.0 0.00 153.6-100.00
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 217.4 38.98 820.0-73.49
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 29.3-100.00
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 11.3 2.03 156.5-92.76
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 84.2 15.10 197.5-57.38
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 2.8-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 21.1-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 32.3 5.80 315.1-89.74

US Imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The major share of US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 79.11% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (74.85% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.64% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (3.41% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.68% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (3.94% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (1.44% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $360.4 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $205.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $143.1 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 $108.5 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $30.1 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 $28.3 thousand;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - an increase of $18.2 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $14.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $13.9 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2015 over the 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $113.3 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 $72.7 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $46.7 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $45.9 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $30.8 thousand.
US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 14.2 0.37 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 70.0 1.82 142.8-50.94
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 46.7-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.3 0.01 3.9-91.66
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 113.6 2.95 83.536.06
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 26.5 0.69 23.413.34
73 Articles of iron or steel 39.4 1.02 70.2-43.84
74 Copper and articles thereof 4.9 0.13 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 45.9-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 20.2 0.53 6.3220.99
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,238.2 58.06 1,877.819.19
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 647.0 16.78 538.520.15
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6.7 0.17 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 157.6 4.09 14.5985.71
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 18.2 0.47 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 187.7 4.87 159.517.72
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 97.3 2.53 210.7-53.80
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2.1 0.06 13.0-83.67
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 210.6 5.46 5.14,010.09
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce