US trade with Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 25, 2017

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

US Trade with Croatia

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Croatia totaled $238.3 million, up 21.26% ($41.8 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $121.5 million, up 87.36% ($56.7 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $116.8 million, down 11.29% ($14.9 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade balance with Croatia went from a deficit of $66.8 million in the 1st quarter of 2016, to a surplus of $4.7 million in the 1st quarter of 2017.

Croatia was the US 93rd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 100th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0254% of US total trade (up from 0.0225% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Croatia was the US 93rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 107th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0326% of US total exports (up from 0.0187% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Croatia was the US 89th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 85th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0207% of US total imports (down from 0.0250% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Croatia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 69.53% of US total exports to Croatia (27.61% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.48% of US total exports to Croatia (28.38% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.56% of US total exports to Croatia (26.78% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.01% of US total exports to Croatia (5.45% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.42% of US total exports to Croatia (7.29% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $66.6 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • 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 $0.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.4 million.

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $7.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4.7 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3.4 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) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • 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 $0.5 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US exports to Croatia 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 166.9 0.14 151.710.08
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6.3 0.01 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 101.5-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 211.5 0.17 284.2-25.57
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,166.8 0.96 957.121.91
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 14.3-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 105.9 0.09 50.9108.17
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3.2 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,467.9 1.21 110.51,228.89
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 356.4 0.29 119.1199.23
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 50.9 0.04 110.3-53.90
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,166.4 0.96 747.755.99
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 669.2 0.55 764.3-12.43
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 199.9 0.16 123.262.31
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 515.5 0.42 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 43.4 0.04 50.0-13.28
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 84,440.7 69.49 17,853.6372.96
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 7.0 0.01 53.4-86.91
29 Organic chemicals 5,772.4 4.75 13,537.8-57.36
30 Pharmaceutical products 471.8 0.39 870.4-45.80
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 83.9 0.07 24.0249.75
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,387.3 1.14 494.6180.50
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 158.8 0.13 47.1237.31
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 14.9-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 371.9 0.31 9.63,765.04
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 463.0 0.38 483.5-4.24
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,571.8 1.29 1,608.0-2.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 118.5 0.10 223.7-47.02
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 114.8-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 19.4 0.02 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 88.3 0.07 23.0283.70
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 150.0 0.12 393.6-61.89
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 46.5 0.04 53.5-13.15
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 46.9 0.04 107.3-56.35
50 Silk 9.4 0.01 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 6.5 0.01 3.491.15
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 303.6 0.25 4.46,726.42
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4.3 0.00 72.0-94.03
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 261.8 0.22 188.239.08
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9.5 0.01 49.4-80.85
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4.4 0.00 11.0-59.94
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 27.3 0.02 30.2-9.46
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2.6 0.00 3.2-20.26
69 Ceramic products 6.6 0.01 7.4-10.75
70 Glass and glassware 17.8 0.01 18.1-1.50
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 11.9 0.01 9.229.75
72 Iron and steel 111.9 0.09 186.9-40.14
73 Articles of iron or steel 617.7 0.51 4,009.0-84.59
74 Copper and articles thereof 199.3 0.16 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 176.9 0.15 186.8-5.26
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 137.5 0.11 97.641.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6.8 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 432.2 0.36 134.1222.38
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 48.2 0.04 116.1-58.48
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,063.2 4.99 10,739.8-43.55
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 1,374.0 1.13 2,160.8-36.41
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 16.4 0.01 565.9-97.10
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,453.8 2.02 1,848.732.73
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 191.5 0.16 398.3-51.92
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 345.3 0.28 107.1222.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,508.3 2.89 2,584.035.77
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 7.9-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 93.2 0.08 132.0-29.42
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 164.1 0.14 193.4-15.18
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 849.1 0.70 127.1568.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 123.4 0.10 18.1581.36
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 48.2 0.04 50.8-5.07
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 15.0 0.01 7.4103.94

US Imports from Croatia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 40.60% of US total imports from Croatia (38.12% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 20.28% of US total imports from Croatia (25.65% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.60% of US total imports from Croatia (5.41% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.42% of US total imports from Croatia (3.74% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.37% of US total imports from Croatia (1.73% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.28% of US total imports from Croatia (1.74% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $4.8 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $2.5 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • 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 $0.4 million.

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $8.0 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $6.7 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) - a decrease of $4.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2.7 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • 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 $0.4 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US imports from Croatia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 12.0 0.01 13.1-8.79
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 190.6 0.16 36.9416.77
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 60.0-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 64.6-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 266.1 0.23 24.11,002.44
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 21.8 0.02 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 398.0 0.34 686.8-42.05
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 60.6 0.05 58.63.45
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 113.5 0.10 187.2-39.36
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 148.0 0.13 36.3307.81
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 430.0 0.37 164.3161.68
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 817.8 0.70 657.324.41
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,189.6 1.02 860.738.22
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,110.8 0.95 1,141.3-2.67
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 403.3 0.35 340.518.45
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 598.5-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,623.5 2.25 2,279.115.11
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,482.9 2.13 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 453.1 0.39 23.61,816.87
29 Organic chemicals 1,320.0 1.13 9,333.2-85.86
30 Pharmaceutical products 44,899.4 38.43 40,079.112.03
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 27.6 0.02 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 44.6 0.04 406.8-89.04
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 104.1 0.09 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 572.0 0.49 296.992.67
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8.4 0.01 67.4-87.57
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 59.2 0.05 162.4-63.57
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3.4 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 98.8 0.08 151.8-34.95
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 16.5 0.01 21.3-22.77
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 49.0 0.04 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 17.0 0.01 21.8-21.85
52 Cotton 30.6 0.03 14.5111.10
55 Man-made staple fibers 87.4 0.07 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 11.7-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 847.9 0.73 1,617.5-47.58
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,320.9 2.84 2,743.621.04
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 66.2 0.06 42.655.42
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,356.2 2.87 2,689.024.81
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 60.6 0.05 56.47.48
69 Ceramic products 21.8 0.02 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 1,188.0 1.02 887.233.91
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 10.1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 902.2 0.77 1,084.5-16.82
74 Copper and articles thereof 8.1 0.01 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 289.5 0.25 176.863.78
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 708.0 0.61 159.3344.53
80 Tin and articles thereof 46.5 0.04 66.3-29.84
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 408.6 0.35 332.023.07
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 305.0 0.26 478.1-36.22
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13,065.9 11.18 15,731.7-16.95
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 9,941.8 8.51 14,305.1-30.50
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 22.3 0.02 121.1-81.63
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 38.9 0.03 889.8-95.63
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 26.9 0.02 8.0235.53
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 51.9 0.04 1,189.2-95.64
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 541.4 0.46 1,538.0-64.80
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 20,729.7 17.74 27,390.4-24.32
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 289.4 0.25 710.1-59.24
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 201.0 0.17 67.9196.18
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 410.4 0.35 86.5374.36
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce