US trade with Cook Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 09, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cook Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cook Islands

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Cook Islands totaled $1.4 million, up 4.72% ($0.1 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Cook Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $1.2 million, up 36.70% ($0.3 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Cook Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $0.3 million, down 48.00% ($0.2 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Cook Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $0.9 million, a 167.29% increase ($0.6 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Cook Islands was the US 203rd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 207th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0002% of US total trade (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Cook Islands was the US 196th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 197th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total exports (up from 0.0002% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Cook Islands was the US 199th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 194th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (down from 0.0001% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Cook Islands

The major share of US exports to Cook Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 48.82% of US total exports to Cook Islands (65.57% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 38.58% of US total exports to Cook Islands (22.16% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Cook Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter 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 $145.5 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $127.9 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $118.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $7.3 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $5.8 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $4.2 thousand;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - an increase of $3.6 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $3.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Cook Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $59.0 thousand;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $50.2 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $13.0 thousand;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $12.4 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 $4.4 thousand.
US exports to Cook Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 458.6 39.77 330.638.70
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 8.7 0.76 21.2-58.74
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 50.2-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3.9 0.34 3.125.06
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 89.0 7.71 148.0-39.88
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2.8 0.24 0.0
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 4.4-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5.8 0.50 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 4.2 0.37 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 48.7 4.22 61.7-21.02
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 224.5 19.46 78.9184.41
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 161.3 13.98 43.2273.31
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10.5 0.91 3.2231.90
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 3.6 0.31 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3.5 0.30 0.0

US Imports from Cook Islands

The major share of US imports from Cook Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 39.30% of US total imports from Cook Islands (2.11% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 35.43% of US total imports from Cook Islands (41.66% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.60% of US total imports from Cook Islands (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.54% of US total imports from Cook Islands (0.98% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of US total imports from Cook Islands (7.42% in the 1st quarter of 2016).
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of US total imports from Cook Islands (5.92% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Cook Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - an increase of $104.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $71.8 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $51.9 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $4.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $3.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Cook Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $161.7 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 $147.7 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $43.1 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 $38.0 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $36.5 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $30.3 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $10.8 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $4.7 thousand.
US imports from Cook Islands in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3.2 1.21 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.4 0.14 5.0-92.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.5 0.19 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 30.3-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 10.8-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 104.6 39.30 0.0
69 Ceramic products 51.9 19.49 0.0
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 38.0-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 4.3 1.60 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4.7 1.78 47.8-90.08
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 8.5 3.19 156.2-94.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 81.0 30.45 9.2782.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 36.5-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 161.7-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce