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

Published or Updated: Apr 04, 2018

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

US Trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands

In the first nine months of 2017, US trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands was $1.8 million, down 25.66% ($0.6 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first nine months of 2017 were $0.4 million, down 39.62% ($0.2 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first nine months of 2017 were $1.4 million, down 20.80% ($0.4 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US trade deficit with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first nine months of 2017 was $1.0 million, a 10.76% decrease ($0.1 million) over the first nine months of 2016.

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 212th largest trading partner in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 210th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total trade (just as in the first nine months of 2016).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 213th largest export market in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 211th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total exports (down from 0.0001% in the first nine months of 2016).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 196th largest supplier in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 194th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in the first nine months of 2016).

US Exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 72.59% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (48.92% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.00% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (12.15% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.94% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (11.93% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.17% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.00% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.82% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (8.65% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.00% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (8.13% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months 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 $159.7 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;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2.5 thousand.

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $169.6 thousand;
  • 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;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $46.3 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $44.9 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;
  • 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 $21.8 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $20.6 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 $9.1 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $3.9 thousand.
US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 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 8.94 0.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 44.9-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3.0 0.82 49.3-93.83
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 9.1-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11.8 3.17 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 3.20 67.4-82.35
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 25.2 6.79 7.4242.69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13.5 3.63 11.022.98
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 159.7 43.01 0.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 96.4 25.95 266.0-63.77
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
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 21.8-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5.3 1.43 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 11.3 3.05 31.9-64.52

US Imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 30.80% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.45% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 24.82% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (86.37% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.16% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.00% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.97% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (2.51% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.40% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (4.32% in the first nine months of 2016).

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

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $312.2 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $189.6 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $88.1 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 $71.1 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $50.2 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;
  • 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;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $28.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $25.7 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) - an increase of $24.3 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;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $4.4 thousand.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $628.7 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 $478.4 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 $23.8 thousand;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - a decrease of $5.4 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 $4.4 thousand.
US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 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 2.22 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 12.7 0.91 0.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 11.8 0.84 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 30.0 2.14 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 28.3 2.02 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 71.9 5.14 0.88,615.03
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6.6 0.47 7.8-15.03
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 2.2-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.4 0.03 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 88.1 6.29 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4.4 0.32 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 17.9 1.28 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 320.2 22.87 8.03,885.02
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 0.17 6.7-64.64
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.0 0.21 26.7-88.92
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 44.6 3.18 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 270.7 19.34 899.4-69.91
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 2.58 514.5-92.98
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 2.66 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3.4 0.24 3.012.90
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 0.23 8.6-63.27
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 48.7 3.48 24.499.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 59.6 4.26 9.4536.09
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 33.1 2.36 7.4348.49
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 234.6 16.76 45.0421.71
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce