US trade (export - import) with Cyprus in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cyprus in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cyprus

In 2013, US trade with Cyprus was $188.1 million, down 4.59% ($9.0 million) from 2012.

US exports to Cyprus in 2013 were $143.2 million, down 14.07% ($23.5 million) from 2012.

US imports from Cyprus in 2013 totaled $44.9 million, up 47.25% ($14.4 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Cyprus in 2013 was $98.3 million, a 27.81% decrease ($37.9 million) over 2012.

Cyprus was the US 147th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 143rd in 2012), accounting for 0.0048% of US total trade (down from 0.0051% in 2012).

Cyprus was the US 140th largest export market in 2013 (down from 134th in 2012), accounting for 0.0091% of US total exports (down from 0.0108% in 2012).

Cyprus was the US 140th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 149th in 2012), accounting for 0.0019% of US total imports (up from 0.0013% in 2012).

US Exports to Cyprus

The major share of US exports to Cyprus in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 62.80% of US total exports to Cyprus (72.39% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.85% of US total exports to Cyprus (4.00% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.95% of US total exports to Cyprus (5.34% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.17% of US total exports to Cyprus (4.78% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.29% of US total exports to Cyprus (2.31% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.16% of US total exports to Cyprus (3.15% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.78% of US total exports to Cyprus (1.24% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Cyprus in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $16,930.8 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $8,927.9 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,258.2 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,676.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Cyprus in 2013 over 2012 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) - a decrease of $24,498.5 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $17,036.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4,193.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,616.1 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1,156.8 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1,144.1 thousand;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $1,083.1 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $847.4 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $665.7 thousand;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $517.3 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $492.2 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $486.7 thousand.
US exports to Cyprus in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
01 Live animals 2.5 0.00 8.0-68.09
02 Meat and edible meat offal 175.8 0.12 298.1-41.05
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 160.1 0.11 307.4-47.92
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 82.9 0.06 20.3308.14
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 227.7 0.16 225.01.18
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 326.7 0.23 308.75.83
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 51.9 0.04 145.3-64.30
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,194.2 3.63 3,518.147.65
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 10.9 0.01 86.5-87.41
10 Cereals 272.0 0.19 75.8258.74
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 11.4 0.01 32.3-64.57
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 186.8 0.13 259.5-28.03
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 24.0 0.02 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 136.3 0.10 194.4-29.91
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 33.8 0.02 15.6116.78
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 27.6 0.02 18.251.47
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 40.9-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 362.0 0.25 437.8-17.31
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 224.0 0.16 195.514.60
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,179.7 0.82 1,196.6-1.41
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,027.2 0.72 1,252.1-17.96
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 194.3 0.14 207.0-6.14
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 44.7 0.03 58.6-23.64
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 67.5 0.05 118.3-42.94
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 15,478.7 10.81 6,550.8136.29
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 27.3 0.02 208.4-86.91
29 Organic chemicals 296.7 0.21 376.0-21.09
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,709.8 1.19 1,303.231.20
31 Fertilizers 360.5 0.25 121.5196.68
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 293.5 0.20 341.6-14.06
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,088.9 1.46 1,736.620.28
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 319.6 0.22 219.945.32
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 113.5 0.08 89.327.11
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 19.2 0.01 6.7188.05
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,133.7 0.79 876.229.39
39 Plastics and articles thereof 676.4 0.47 1,163.2-41.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 361.0 0.25 1,517.8-76.22
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 109.3 0.08 191.8-43.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 747.4 0.52 1,594.8-53.13
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 568.3 0.40 1,651.5-65.59
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,590.2 1.11 1,418.312.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 184.8 0.13 580.0-68.13
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
52 Cotton 53.8 0.04 20.0168.87
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 22.0 0.02 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 20.8 0.01 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 70.3 0.05 194.4-63.86
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 61.4 0.04 96.0-36.03
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 18.6-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 35.7 0.02 6.7429.75
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 16.7 0.01 34.8-51.95
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 199.4 0.14 865.1-76.95
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 313.7 0.22 536.5-41.52
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 99.3 0.07 140.5-29.32
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 215.6 0.15 134.360.54
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3.4 0.00 8.7-60.60
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 8.4 0.01 8.4-0.56
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 668.8 0.47 1,161.0-42.39
69 Ceramic products 4.4 0.00 55.7-92.14
70 Glass and glassware 57.7 0.04 88.2-34.59
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 142.4 0.10 418.4-65.96
72 Iron and steel 312.3 0.22 468.2-33.29
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,077.7 3.55 1,819.5179.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 6.5 0.00 45.7-85.84
75 Nickel and articles thereof 11.6 0.01 9.522.02
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 63.8 0.04 282.6-77.42
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 517.3-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 4.7 0.00 0.0
80 Tin and articles thereof 9.0 0.01 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4.9 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 534.7 0.37 604.4-11.52
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 114.3 0.08 109.34.61
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 24,984.3 17.44 29,177.9-14.37
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 25,985.8 18.14 50,484.3-48.53
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 0.0 0.00 10.1-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,711.2 1.19 3,327.3-48.57
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,091.4 0.76 18,127.9-93.98
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 890.8 0.62 1,187.7-25.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 35,280.5 24.63 18,349.792.27
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 47.6 0.03 45.05.75
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 108.8 0.08 142.4-23.58
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 10.3 0.01 34.6-70.29
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 1,226.2 0.86 880.939.19
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,168.3 0.82 1,145.91.95
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 527.0 0.37 179.8193.20
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 211.1 0.15 79.3166.03
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5,744.3 4.01 6,888.4-16.61

US Imports from Cyprus

The major share of US imports from Cyprus in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 45.45% of US total imports from Cyprus (27.60% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.22% of US total imports from Cyprus (18.41% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.47% of US total imports from Cyprus (4.38% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.86% of US total imports from Cyprus (2.56% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.14% of US total imports from Cyprus (1.38% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Cyprus in 2013 over 2012 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 $10,624.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,204.7 thousand;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $819.3 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $574.2 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $227.2 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $210.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $200.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $195.7 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $151.5 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $150.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Cyprus in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $333.3 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $136.9 thousand.
US imports from Cyprus in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,310.1 5.14 2,158.67.02
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,464.0 7.71 2,644.630.98
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 112.0 0.25 123.9-9.62
10 Cereals 2.9 0.01 7.6-61.38
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 84.0 0.19 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 111.0 0.25 85.729.54
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 5.4-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 162.7 0.36 28.5471.38
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 270.9 0.60 120.2125.35
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 337.6 0.75 141.9137.88
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 428.5 0.95 298.843.43
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,552.2 3.46 1,325.017.15
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 6.2 0.01 9.8-36.49
29 Organic chemicals 35.9 0.08 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 93.5 0.21 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 48.6 0.11 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 136.9-100.00
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 70.2 0.16 15.5352.38
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 7.1 0.02 3.4109.63
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 12.0 0.03 38.4-68.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 78.1 0.17 32.1143.31
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 18.9-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 11.7 0.03 7.066.22
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 8.0-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11.7 0.03 21.1-44.52
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 65.8 0.15 36.679.96
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 29.4-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 22.9 0.05 2.3911.46
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 13.7 0.03 145.9-90.58
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 787.6 1.75 577.136.47
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9.5 0.02 7.428.30
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1.0 0.00 18.8-94.69
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 64.4 0.14 70.4-8.53
69 Ceramic products 83.7 0.19 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 28.3 0.06 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 46.5 0.10 27.469.77
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 333.3-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10.4 0.02 60.7-82.93
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5.1 0.01 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,772.2 3.95 567.5212.27
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 17,861.4 39.77 7,236.6146.82
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 203.4 0.45 3.55,759.62
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 15.5 0.03 6.0158.23
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 103.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 556.7 1.24 500.111.34
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 39.2 0.09 0.0
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 265.9 0.59 328.2-19.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 255.2 0.57 297.2-14.15
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5.2 0.01 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,400.4 3.12 1,306.57.19
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 12,182.8 27.13 11,608.54.95
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce