US trade (export - import) with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2018

Published or Updated: Jul 10, 2019

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2018: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands

In 2018, US trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands totaled $3.4 million, up 71.21% ($1.4 million) from 2017.

US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2018 were $0.3 million, down 23.69% ($0.1 million) from 2017.

US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2018 totaled $3.1 million, up 99.10% ($1.5 million) from 2017.

US trade deficit with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2018 was $2.7 million, a 150.21% increase ($1.6 million) over 2017.

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 211th largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 213th in 2017), accounting for 0.0001% of US total trade (just as in 2017).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 216th largest export market in 2018 (down from 215th in 2017), accounting for 0.0000% of US total exports (just as in 2017).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 193rd largest supplier in 2018 (up from 198th in 2017), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in 2017).

US Exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The major share of US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 73.12% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (62.13% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.19% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (5.43% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.63% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.59% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.15% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (8.21% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (7.34% in 2017).
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (2.60% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $89.3 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $17.0 thousand;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - an increase of $9.1 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) - an increase of $5.8 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $5.2 thousand;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - an increase of $4.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $99.9 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $33.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $25.2 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $21.5 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $11.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $10.2 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $9.4 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $7.9 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $7.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $5.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $3.0 thousand;
  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair (HS code 67) - a decrease of $2.7 thousand.
US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 33.2-100.00
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 5.8 1.69 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 21.5-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5.2 1.51 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 11.8-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 9.1 2.63 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 4.0 1.15 11.9-66.66
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 25.2-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3.3 0.94 13.5-75.84
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 249.0 72.18 159.755.94
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 7.9-100.00
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 99.9-100.00
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4.5 1.30 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 58.9 17.09 42.040.41
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5.3 1.52 14.6-64.11

US Imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The major share of US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 52.67% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (26.77% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 15.04% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (29.32% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.14% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (3.09% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.88% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (4.18% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.96% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.43% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.40% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (3.61% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $973.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $321.8 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $213.1 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $179.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $137.2 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 $131.5 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 $113.0 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $105.6 thousand;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - an increase of $35.9 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $28.0 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $21.0 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $14.8 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $12.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $11.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2018 over the 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $301.7 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $167.5 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $55.6 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $49.2 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $37.2 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $33.1 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $33.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $31.1 thousand;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $30.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $12.7 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $11.8 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $11.3 thousand.
US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2017
USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 12.4 0.40 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 31.1-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 12.7-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 11.8-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 30.0-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2.4 0.08 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 208.0 6.79 28.3634.93
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.3 0.01 6.0-95.01
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 65.2 2.13 114.4-42.98
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 11.0 0.36 6.666.84
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 21.0 0.69 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 28.0 0.91 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 35.9 1.17 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 55.0 1.80 88.1-37.58
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 326.2 10.65 4.47,280.43
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6.6 0.22 17.9-63.06
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 37.0 1.21 338.7-89.06
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 1.4-100.00
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 2.4-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 108.6 3.55 3.03,567.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.7 0.12 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6.3 0.21 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 14.8 0.48 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 257.6 8.41 44.6477.98
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 11.3 0.37 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,276.7 41.69 303.7320.44
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 199.1 6.50 67.6194.62
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 0.0 0.00 37.2-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 137.2 4.48 0.0
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 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 161.7 5.28 48.7232.17
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4.1 0.13 59.6-93.20
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 33.1-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 72.5 2.37 240.1-69.78
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Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce