US trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 20, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first half of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands was $1.2 million, down 33.58% ($0.6 million) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first half of 2017 totaled $0.3 million, up 18.40% ($0.0 million) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first half of 2017 were $0.9 million, down 40.97% ($0.6 million) from the first half of 2016.

US trade deficit with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first half of 2017 was $0.7 million, a 50.82% decrease ($0.7 million) over the first half of 2016.

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 211th largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (down from 210th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total trade (just as in the first half of 2016).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 213th largest export market in the first half of 2017 (up from 217th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total exports (just as in the first half of 2016).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 196th largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (down from 189th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The major share of US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first half of 2017 (and in the first half of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 62.25% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (18.73% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.08% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (33.57% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.60% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (18.57% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.46% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.00% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.15% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (1.76% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.00% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (22.47% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 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 $94.3 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $62.8 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $33.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $17.9 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $11.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $5.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $3.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $55.5 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $50.0 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $28.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $23.8 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $12.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $11.0 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $3.9 thousand.
US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 28.5-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 33.2 12.60 0.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 12.9-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3.0 1.15 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11.8 4.46 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 50.0-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 11.9 4.51 67.4-82.35
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 25.2 9.57 7.4242.69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0.0 0.00 11.0-100.00
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 94.3 35.80 0.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 69.7 26.45 6.9910.73
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 23.8-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5.3 2.02 0.0

US Imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The major share of US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first half of 2017 (and in the first half of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 37.05% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (89.02% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 19.70% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.51% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.01% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (2.83% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.15% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (4.21% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.84% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.00% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $88.1 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $63.5 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $44.6 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) - an increase of $37.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $33.1 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 $32.2 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase 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) - an increase of $30.0 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $17.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $12.7 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $11.8 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 $8.1 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $5.5 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $4.0 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $525.9 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 $455.8 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $109.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $49.7 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $44.3 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $13.2 thousand.
US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 44.3-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 31.1 3.37 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 12.7 1.37 0.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 11.8 1.28 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 30.0 3.25 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5.5 0.59 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 32.5 3.52 0.311,182.29
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6.6 0.72 7.8-15.03
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.4 0.05 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 88.1 9.54 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4.0 0.43 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 17.9 1.94 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 71.5 7.74 8.0789.87
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2.4 0.26 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.0 0.32 16.2-81.69
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 44.6 4.83 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 49.7-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 265.5 28.75 791.4-66.45
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 36.1 3.91 491.9-92.66
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 37.2 4.03 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3.4 0.37 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 109.6-100.00
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3.2 0.34 2.148.38
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 18.2 1.97 10.180.79
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10.4 1.13 9.411.32
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 33.1 3.58 0.0
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce