US trade with Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 10, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Croatia

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Croatia was $205.8 million, down 6.89% ($15.2 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $100.4 million, up 20.17% ($16.9 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $105.4 million, down 23.33% ($32.1 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $5.0 million, a 90.67% decrease ($48.9 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Croatia was the US 102nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 101st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0209% of US total trade (down from 0.0239% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Croatia was the US 104th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 102nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0261% of US total exports (up from 0.0230% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Croatia was the US 94th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 86th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0175% of US total imports (down from 0.0245% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Croatia

The major share of US exports to Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 62.79% of US total exports to Croatia (47.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.22% of US total exports to Croatia (25.96% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.72% of US total exports to Croatia (10.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.84% of US total exports to Croatia (5.94% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.28% of US total exports to Croatia (5.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $23.6 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;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $0.5 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 $0.5 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $0.4 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4.0 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3.1 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 $2.8 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US exports to Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 78.2 0.08 535.4-85.40
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 46.7 0.05 36.527.71
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 29.3 0.03 248.0-88.17
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,061.9 1.06 1,181.4-10.12
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 11.5-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8.4 0.01 24.0-64.97
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 1,556.5 1.55 157.6887.45
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 31.1 0.03 118.8-73.83
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 102.9 0.10 108.3-5.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 739.7 0.74 1,266.6-41.60
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 737.5 0.73 1,118.5-34.06
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 114.6 0.11 156.9-26.99
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 351.2 0.35 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 8.1 0.01 25.4-68.04
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 63,019.5 62.78 39,373.260.06
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 52.5 0.05 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 4,393.5 4.38 4,330.01.47
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,169.2 2.16 1,396.455.35
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 36.0 0.04 23.851.21
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,465.5 1.46 500.2192.98
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 55.5 0.06 20.3173.66
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 17.9 0.02 47.8-62.50
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 322.9 0.32 275.617.18
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,787.0 1.78 1,634.49.34
40 Rubber and articles thereof 458.1 0.46 213.8114.23
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 50.8 0.05 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 10.0 0.01 16.8-40.34
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 21.2 0.02 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 14.8 0.01 79.0-81.28
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 53.6 0.05 67.3-20.31
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 100.1 0.10 98.02.07
50 Silk 10.9 0.01 4.6138.48
52 Cotton 2.7 0.00 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 2.6 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 14.5 0.01 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 63.4 0.06 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4.0 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 17.6 0.02 34.1-48.47
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 202.7 0.20 190.56.41
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 41.0 0.04 30.335.24
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.8 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 13.6 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5.3 0.01 0.0
69 Ceramic products 29.1 0.03 89.0-67.26
70 Glass and glassware 115.7 0.12 185.5-37.63
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 8.3 0.01 3.4142.75
72 Iron and steel 166.4 0.17 237.0-29.81
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,016.4 1.01 4,155.1-75.54
74 Copper and articles thereof 107.9 0.11 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 235.2 0.23 343.2-31.46
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 65.0 0.06 107.7-39.64
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 22.2 0.02 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 571.9 0.57 89.7537.29
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 100.2 0.10 68.047.44
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,521.6 6.50 10,533.5-38.09
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 1,793.2 1.79 2,086.9-14.07
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 94.1 0.09 2,850.7-96.70
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,413.1 3.40 2,889.818.11
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 408.7 0.41 179.0128.36
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 453.1 0.45 459.3-1.36
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,595.8 2.59 2,686.8-3.39
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 117.0 0.12 80.844.92
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 41.6 0.04 633.9-93.44
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 676.5 0.67 174.2288.32
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 261.3 0.26 64.4305.53
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 52.5 0.05 51.42.03
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 116.7 0.12 12.6829.51

US Imports from Croatia

The major share of US imports from Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 42.94% of US total imports from Croatia (37.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 20.44% of US total imports from Croatia (21.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.22% of US total imports from Croatia (4.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.61% of US total imports from Croatia (3.27% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.72% of US total imports from Croatia (1.78% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.25% of US total imports from Croatia (1.98% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.4 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $18.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $8.2 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $7.0 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $0.7 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 $0.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US imports from Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 38.4-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 193.1 0.18 150.628.23
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 56.6 0.05 53.36.11
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 189.2 0.18 249.8-24.25
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 33.1 0.03 47.4-30.20
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 287.0 0.27 242.518.35
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 67.8 0.06 71.5-5.14
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 35.6 0.03 214.8-83.43
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 71.3 0.07 76.9-7.34
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 408.1 0.39 445.2-8.33
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 917.8 0.87 718.827.70
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 583.3 0.55 762.3-23.48
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,399.4 1.33 1,011.538.35
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 617.7 0.59 411.550.13
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,376.4 2.25 2,711.8-12.37
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 14.7-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 2.2-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 1,997.2 1.89 1,761.413.38
30 Pharmaceutical products 41,963.1 39.81 48,926.4-14.23
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13.1 0.01 12.45.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 858.2 0.81 267.8220.48
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 5.1 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 14.3 0.01 10.042.49
39 Plastics and articles thereof 401.4 0.38 150.8166.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 15.1 0.01 175.3-91.39
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 68.1 0.06 57.717.89
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3.3 0.00 0.8328.81
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 320.4 0.30 108.5195.20
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 28.7 0.03 22.726.54
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 42.4-100.00
50 Silk 6.1 0.01 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 6.1 0.01 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 9.1 0.01 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5.7 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 630.7 0.60 840.9-25.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,358.5 2.24 3,076.9-23.35
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 18.5 0.02 79.3-76.73
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,514.9 3.33 1,939.081.28
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 7.1 0.01 9.5-25.36
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 29.5 0.03 38.3-23.17
69 Ceramic products 17.1 0.02 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 1,104.4 1.05 972.013.63
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2.5 0.00 0.0
72 Iron and steel 4.8 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,138.5 1.08 1,044.88.97
75 Nickel and articles thereof 101.3 0.10 90.312.07
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 927.1 0.88 230.0303.16
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 83.2-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 387.0 0.37 331.916.61
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 304.9 0.29 673.8-54.75
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,473.4 11.83 20,707.3-39.76
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 6,104.7 5.79 6,779.6-9.95
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 35.2 0.03 12.9173.26
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 876.6 0.83 304.8187.61
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 16.3 0.02 10.259.81
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,130.6 1.07 227.5396.97
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 911.0 0.86 1,493.8-39.02
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 6.9 0.01 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 17,582.0 16.68 35,916.5-51.05
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 659.6 0.63 467.541.08
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 73.5 0.07 97.5-24.62
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 43.2-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 553.1 0.52 1,929.0-71.33
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce