US trade with Croatia in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 21, 2017

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

US Trade with Croatia

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Croatia totaled $444.1 million, up 6.36% ($26.6 million) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Croatia in the first half of 2017 totaled $221.9 million, up 49.54% ($73.5 million) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Croatia in the first half of 2017 were $222.2 million, down 17.44% ($47.0 million) from the first half of 2016.

US trade deficit with Croatia in the first half of 2017 was $0.3 million, a 99.71% decrease ($120.5 million) over the first half of 2016.

Croatia was the US 97th largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (up from 101st in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0231% of US total trade (down from 0.0232% in the first half of 2016).

Croatia was the US 100th largest export market in the first half of 2017 (up from 105th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0293% of US total exports (up from 0.0209% in the first half of 2016).

Croatia was the US 91st largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (down from 86th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0190% of US total imports (down from 0.0247% in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Croatia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 66.48% of US total exports to Croatia (38.62% in the first half of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 13.17% of US total exports to Croatia (27.02% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.54% of US total exports to Croatia (17.40% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.93% of US total exports to Croatia (5.73% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.81% of US total exports to Croatia (6.56% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Croatia in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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 $90.2 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1.9 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 $1.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.8 million.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $8.7 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $7.7 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $6.5 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 $3.3 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 $1.1 million.
US exports to Croatia in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 245.1 0.11 687.1-64.33
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6.3 0.00 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 46.7 0.02 138.0-66.19
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 240.8 0.11 532.2-54.75
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,228.7 1.00 2,138.54.22
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 25.8-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 114.3 0.05 74.952.73
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 6.3 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3,024.4 1.36 268.11,028.13
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 387.5 0.17 237.962.88
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 153.7 0.07 218.6-29.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,906.1 0.86 2,014.3-5.37
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,406.7 0.63 1,882.7-25.28
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 314.5 0.14 280.112.28
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 866.7 0.39 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 51.5 0.02 75.4-31.71
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 147,460.2 66.46 57,226.9157.68
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 59.5 0.03 53.411.34
29 Organic chemicals 10,165.9 4.58 17,867.8-43.11
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,641.0 1.19 2,266.816.51
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 119.9 0.05 47.8150.92
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,852.8 1.29 994.8186.77
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 214.3 0.10 67.4218.15
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 19.1-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 389.8 0.18 57.4579.10
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 785.9 0.35 759.13.54
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,358.7 1.51 3,242.43.59
40 Rubber and articles thereof 576.6 0.26 437.531.79
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 50.8 0.02 114.8-55.72
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 29.4 0.01 16.875.03
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 109.5 0.05 23.0375.99
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 164.8 0.07 472.6-65.13
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 100.1 0.05 120.8-17.14
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 146.9 0.07 205.4-28.47
50 Silk 20.2 0.01 4.6345.01
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
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 21.1 0.01 3.4515.63
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 63.4 0.03 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 307.6 0.14 4.46,816.34
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 21.9 0.01 106.2-79.39
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 464.5 0.21 378.722.65
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 50.5 0.02 79.7-36.67
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7.2 0.00 11.0-34.56
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 40.9 0.02 30.235.57
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7.9 0.00 3.2144.19
69 Ceramic products 35.7 0.02 96.4-62.92
70 Glass and glassware 133.5 0.06 203.6-34.42
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 20.2 0.01 12.660.44
72 Iron and steel 278.3 0.13 424.0-34.37
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,634.1 0.74 8,164.1-79.98
74 Copper and articles thereof 307.2 0.14 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 412.2 0.19 530.0-22.23
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 202.6 0.09 205.3-1.32
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 29.0 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,004.1 0.45 223.8348.66
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 148.4 0.07 184.1-19.36
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,584.7 5.67 21,273.3-40.84
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 3,167.2 1.43 4,247.7-25.44
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 110.6 0.05 3,416.5-96.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,866.9 2.64 4,738.523.81
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 600.2 0.27 577.33.97
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 798.4 0.36 566.440.95
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,104.2 2.75 5,270.815.81
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 7.9-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 210.2 0.09 212.8-1.21
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 205.7 0.09 827.3-75.14
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 1,525.6 0.69 301.3406.36
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 384.7 0.17 82.6366.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 100.7 0.05 102.2-1.50
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 131.7 0.06 19.9561.45

US Imports from Croatia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 41.71% of US total imports from Croatia (37.71% in the first half of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 20.36% of US total imports from Croatia (23.52% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.42% of US total imports from Croatia (4.85% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.51% of US total imports from Croatia (3.50% in the first half of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.37% of US total imports from Croatia (1.86% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.49% of US total imports from Croatia (1.76% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Croatia in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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 $2.5 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $2.2 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1.2 million.

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

  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $25.0 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $10.9 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $7.8 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 $5.0 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1.0 million.
US imports from Croatia in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 12.0 0.01 51.5-76.82
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 383.8 0.17 187.5104.66
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 56.6 0.03 113.3-50.05
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 455.3 0.20 273.966.22
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 54.9 0.02 47.415.85
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 685.0 0.31 929.3-26.29
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 128.4 0.06 130.0-1.27
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 149.1 0.07 401.9-62.91
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 219.3 0.10 113.293.68
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 838.1 0.38 609.537.50
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,735.6 0.78 1,376.126.13
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,772.9 0.80 1,623.09.24
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,510.2 1.13 2,152.816.60
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,021.0 0.46 751.935.79
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 4,999.9 2.25 4,990.90.18
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 14.7-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,482.9 1.12 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 453.1 0.20 25.81,656.65
29 Organic chemicals 3,317.1 1.49 11,094.6-70.10
30 Pharmaceutical products 86,862.4 39.09 89,005.5-2.41
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 40.6 0.02 12.4229.02
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 902.7 0.41 674.533.83
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 0.05 0.0
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 973.3 0.44 447.7117.40
40 Rubber and articles thereof 23.5 0.01 242.7-90.33
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 127.2 0.06 220.1-42.20
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 6.7 0.00 0.8774.97
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 419.2 0.19 260.361.01
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 77.6 0.03 22.7242.52
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 17.0 0.01 64.2-73.47
50 Silk 6.1 0.00 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 6.1 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 30.6 0.01 14.5111.10
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 9.1 0.00 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 87.4 0.04 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5.7 0.00 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 1,478.7 0.67 2,458.5-39.85
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,679.5 2.56 5,820.6-2.42
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 84.7 0.04 121.9-30.56
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6,871.2 3.09 4,628.048.47
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 7.1 0.00 9.5-25.36
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 90.0 0.04 94.7-4.93
69 Ceramic products 38.9 0.02 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 2,292.4 1.03 1,859.123.30
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 10.1-75.35
72 Iron and steel 4.8 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,040.7 0.92 2,129.3-4.16
74 Copper and articles thereof 8.1 0.00 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 390.8 0.18 267.146.29
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,635.1 0.74 389.2320.09
80 Tin and articles thereof 46.5 0.02 149.4-68.89
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 795.6 0.36 663.919.84
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 609.8 0.27 1,151.9-47.06
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 25,539.3 11.49 36,439.1-29.91
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 16,046.6 7.22 21,084.7-23.89
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 57.4 0.03 134.0-57.16
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 915.4 0.41 1,194.5-23.37
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 43.2 0.02 18.2137.08
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,182.5 0.53 1,416.7-16.53
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,452.4 0.65 3,031.8-52.10
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 6.9 0.00 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 38,311.7 17.24 63,306.9-39.48
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 949.0 0.43 1,177.7-19.42
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 274.5 0.12 165.465.99
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 43.2-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 963.5 0.43 2,015.5-52.20
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce