US trade (export - import) with Croatia in 2018

Published or Updated: Jun 08, 2019

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Croatia in 2018: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Croatia

In 2018, US trade with Croatia totaled $1,068.7 million, up 19.64% ($175.4 million) from 2017.

US exports to Croatia in 2018 totaled $582.7 million, up 31.17% ($138.5 million) from 2017.

US imports from Croatia in 2018 totaled $486.0 million, up 8.22% ($36.9 million) from 2017.

US trade balance with Croatia went from a deficit of $4.9 million in 2017, to a surplus of $96.7 million in 2018.

Croatia was the US 96th largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 98th in 2017), accounting for 0.0250% of US total trade (up from 0.0226% in 2017).

Croatia was the US 96th largest export market in 2018 (up from 98th in 2017), accounting for 0.0350% of US total exports (up from 0.0287% in 2017).

Croatia was the US 95th largest supplier in 2018 (down from 94th in 2017), accounting for 0.0186% of US total imports (just as in 2017).

US Exports to Croatia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 70.26% of US total exports to Croatia (69.02% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 12.97% of US total exports to Croatia (11.67% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.75% of US total exports to Croatia (9.02% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.36% of US total exports to Croatia (5.39% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.02% of US total exports to Croatia (1.30% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Croatia in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $102.7 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $6.0 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $4.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4.0 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $3.6 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $3.6 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $3.1 million;
  • 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 $2.7 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $2.1 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Croatia in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $3.6 million.
US exports to Croatia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 6.3 0.00 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 350.6 0.06 1,370.1-74.41
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 21.7 0.00 6.3247.24
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 85.1 0.01 51.565.31
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 159.5 0.03 265.1-39.83
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7,325.4 1.26 6,997.44.69
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 11.0 0.00 0.0
10 Cereals 3.2 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 261.3 0.04 224.616.34
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 5.3 0.00 9.3-43.42
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 353.3 0.06 3,913.4-90.97
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 362.9 0.06 598.8-39.41
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 383.8 0.07 256.649.59
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,795.3 0.48 3,409.8-18.02
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,087.6 1.22 3,510.5101.90
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 335.3 0.06 541.5-38.08
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5,871.6 1.01 2,790.4110.42
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 156.4 0.03 96.262.63
26 Ores, slag and ash 33.6 0.01 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 409,231.0 70.23 306,519.433.51
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 92.3 0.02 70.431.23
29 Organic chemicals 15,354.6 2.64 16,196.0-5.19
30 Pharmaceutical products 12,948.1 2.22 8,258.156.79
31 Fertilizers 18.0 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 330.8 0.06 299.910.30
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,081.8 0.53 4,748.2-35.10
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 185.4 0.03 279.1-33.56
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 20.3 0.00 16.324.30
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,102.3 0.19 532.8106.92
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2.9 0.00 2.9-0.03
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,280.9 0.22 1,426.1-10.18
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,262.8 1.42 7,077.716.74
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,494.1 0.43 1,179.4111.47
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 246.4 0.04 50.8384.66
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 161.4 0.03 221.7-27.22
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 122.5 0.02 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 88.0 0.02 159.1-44.70
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 864.8 0.15 164.8424.80
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 199.2 0.03 151.231.76
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 101.0 0.02 298.1-66.12
50 Silk 10.5 0.00 60.2-82.56
52 Cotton 79.2 0.01 19.7302.27
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 37.2-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 41.0-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 16.9 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 105.0 0.02 273.6-61.61
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 39.9 0.01 99.7-59.98
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 760.4 0.13 12.85,857.06
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 86.1 0.01 321.2-73.18
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 8.3 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 342.8 0.06 49.6591.76
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 702.8 0.12 765.3-8.16
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 186.7 0.03 133.340.03
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 28.0 0.00 10.3172.38
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 9.5 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 276.1 0.05 91.3202.53
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 25.2 0.00 26.2-3.73
69 Ceramic products 665.0 0.11 38.31,637.97
70 Glass and glassware 617.7 0.11 228.7170.08
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 75.9 0.01 50.649.90
72 Iron and steel 906.9 0.16 351.6157.98
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,947.9 0.51 2,255.430.71
74 Copper and articles thereof 27.3 0.00 307.2-91.11
75 Nickel and articles thereof 744.2 0.13 706.95.28
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 477.1 0.08 436.39.35
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 29.0-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 652.7 0.11 1,254.0-47.95
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 165.2 0.03 443.0-62.71
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 29,345.5 5.04 22,266.831.79
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 10,044.9 1.72 7,388.135.96
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 1,335.0 0.23 688.194.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 12,939.0 2.22 8,900.645.37
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 2,341.0 0.40 1,097.2113.36
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,062.7 0.53 1,001.1205.94
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,537.9 2.84 10,520.257.20
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 41.6 0.01 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 325.7 0.06 382.5-14.86
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 551.2 0.09 255.0116.13
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 630.5 0.11 1,713.7-63.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 570.9 0.10 474.820.25
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 192.8 0.03 189.21.91
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 57.1 0.01 257.4-77.83
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 12,980.4 2.23 9,362.038.65

US Imports from Croatia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 42.95% of US total imports from Croatia (43.01% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 21.03% of US total imports from Croatia (21.56% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.08% of US total imports from Croatia (4.61% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.07% of US total imports from Croatia (5.81% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.76% of US total imports from Croatia (2.84% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.49% of US total imports from Croatia (2.19% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Croatia in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $21.9 million;
  • 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 $11.5 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $7.8 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $6.3 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $3.9 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3.2 million;
  • 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) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $2.4 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1.5 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Croatia in 2018 over the 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $13.8 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $9.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3.8 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2.7 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $2.6 million.
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US imports from Croatia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 42.7 0.01 24.772.50
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 892.0 0.18 768.216.12
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 494.3 0.10 232.2112.87
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 3.1 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 355.9 0.07 13.42,551.56
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 12.8 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 862.0 0.18 784.99.82
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 107.1 0.02 82.829.38
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,021.5 0.42 1,575.028.35
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 11.0 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 309.1 0.06 269.514.73
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 992.6 0.20 394.4151.66
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 309.2 0.06 331.6-6.76
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,943.6 0.40 1,723.412.78
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,804.8 0.58 3,774.7-25.69
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,210.7 1.07 3,614.144.18
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 6,085.7 1.25 4,959.522.71
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,248.8 0.46 2,138.65.15
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 12,622.3 2.60 10,269.522.91
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,676.6 1.17 2,482.9128.63
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,681.8 0.35 1,891.0-11.07
29 Organic chemicals 34,309.0 7.06 12,367.2177.42
30 Pharmaceutical products 156,585.8 32.22 170,353.9-8.08
31 Fertilizers 6,341.5 1.30 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 25.9 0.01 57.1-54.62
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,705.2 1.17 6,444.0-11.46
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 8.8 0.00 121.0-92.76
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 53.2-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3.0 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 19.9 0.00 19.71.12
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,230.4 0.66 1,727.686.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 862.9 0.18 122.7603.35
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 584.6 0.12 266.7119.16
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 37.6 0.01 7.0433.78
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,018.7 0.42 1,031.095.81
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 22.6 0.00 37.5-39.68
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,629.1 0.34 346.9369.67
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 60.0 0.01 70.6-15.00
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 6.1-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 6.1-100.00
52 Cotton 9.8 0.00 43.2-77.23
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 9.1-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 87.4-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 12.6 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 14.8 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.3 0.00 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 23.6-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,249.2 0.67 3,545.4-8.36
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,276.4 1.50 9,873.7-26.31
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 338.5 0.07 159.7111.99
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 13,737.7 2.83 12,308.911.61
65 Headgear and parts thereof 12.6 0.00 13.1-3.76
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3.9 0.00 15.5-74.88
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 396.5 0.08 343.015.58
69 Ceramic products 32.4 0.01 62.2-47.91
70 Glass and glassware 4,802.5 0.99 4,494.66.85
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,555.7 0.53 2.5103,077.55
72 Iron and steel 4.9 0.00 28.4-82.78
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,381.7 0.90 4,229.13.61
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 43.1-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 10.3 0.00 390.8-97.37
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10,504.5 2.16 2,720.5286.13
79 Zinc and articles thereof 5.4 0.00 0.0
80 Tin and articles thereof 36.1 0.01 46.5-22.27
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,397.5 0.29 1,552.3-9.97
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 643.4 0.13 841.8-23.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 54,294.7 11.17 58,097.0-6.54
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 41,729.2 8.59 30,226.038.06
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 28.3 0.01 70.3-59.78
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 468.6 0.10 3,174.4-85.24
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 49.9 0.01 90.6-44.91
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 140.9 0.03 1,288.4-89.07
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,492.6 1.13 3,900.240.83
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 64.3 0.01 13.0396.45
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 61,650.6 12.68 71,473.8-13.74
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 2,460.7 0.513,113.4-20.96
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,369.9 0.90 439.2894.98
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 26.5 0.01 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,630.2 0.34 1,263.029.07
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 8,066.4 1.66 6,741.919.65
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce