US trade (export - import) with Cyprus in 2018

Published or Updated: Jun 27, 2019

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

US Trade with Cyprus

In 2018, US trade with Cyprus totaled $198.3 million, up 55.09% ($70.4 million) from 2017.

US exports to Cyprus in 2018 totaled $128.6 million, up 63.49% ($49.9 million) from 2017.

US imports from Cyprus in 2018 totaled $69.7 million, up 41.65% ($20.5 million) from 2017.

US trade surplus with Cyprus in 2018 was $58.9 million, a 99.97% increase ($29.5 million) over 2017.

Cyprus was the US 146th largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 156th in 2017), accounting for 0.0046% of US total trade (up from 0.0032% in 2017).

Cyprus was the US 139th largest export market in 2018 (up from 150th in 2017), accounting for 0.0077% of US total exports (up from 0.0051% in 2017).

Cyprus was the US 135th largest supplier in 2018 (up from 143rd in 2017), accounting for 0.0027% of US total imports (up from 0.0020% in 2017).

US Exports to Cyprus

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 52.43% of US total exports to Cyprus (51.17% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.20% of US total exports to Cyprus (14.66% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.03% of US total exports to Cyprus (3.70% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.21% of US total exports to Cyprus (9.32% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.36% of US total exports to Cyprus (7.11% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.39% of US total exports to Cyprus (3.81% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.56% of US total exports to Cyprus (1.13% in 2017).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $22,229.9 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $8,423.1 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $7,291.4 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $6,342.0 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,958.7 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1,700.6 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1,568.9 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $1,192.7 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $919.5 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $755.3 thousand;
  • 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) - an increase of $613.0 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $441.2 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $417.5 thousand.

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1,363.6 thousand;
  • 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 $1,361.4 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $747.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $447.7 thousand.
US exports to Cyprus 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 3.6 0.00 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 58.9 0.05 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 106.8 0.08 126.1-15.32
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12.4 0.01 6.0108.17
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 418.6 0.33 517.5-19.12
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 288.8 0.22 361.3-20.07
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 435.7 0.34 232.287.64
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4,586.4 3.57 5,334.2-14.02
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 31.4 0.02 58.0-45.82
10 Cereals 288.5 0.22 169.570.16
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 141.7 0.11 179.2-20.91
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 30.4 0.02 91.9-66.90
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 166.5 0.13 90.883.42
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 33.8 0.03 40.3-16.26
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 219.5 0.17 182.620.25
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 220.7 0.17 205.87.22
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6.1 0.00 57.7-89.36
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,093.0 0.85 1,540.7-29.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 10,302.4 8.01 1,879.4448.18
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,396.5 1.86 437.7447.48
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 20.6-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 237.4 0.18 230.43.06
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 102.0-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,367.9 4.17 5,258.02.09
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 27.2 0.02 113.9-76.11
29 Organic chemicals 373.8 0.29 488.2-23.43
30 Pharmaceutical products 634.9 0.49 831.7-23.66
31 Fertilizers 144.7 0.11 72.699.45
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 157.2 0.12 206.0-23.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,129.3 1.66 2,125.00.20
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 149.5 0.12 250.7-40.38
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 40.6 0.03 113.2-64.14
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,333.6 1.04 1,460.8-8.71
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,043.6 0.81 1,418.7-26.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 664.4 0.52 246.9169.12
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 146.2 0.11 118.523.37
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,354.5 1.05 1,508.2-10.19
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 335.6 0.26 175.291.61
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,047.2 1.59 1,127.681.54
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 622.7 0.48 181.5243.04
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 28.1-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 16.2 0.01 17.1-5.47
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 6.1 0.00 11.5-47.55
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 18.4-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 32.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 107.6 0.08 225.5-52.27
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 214.3 0.17 290.5-26.26
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 287.4 0.22 66.0335.34
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 52.3 0.04 122.3-57.23
65 Headgear and parts thereof 17.6 0.01 32.3-45.60
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 9.6-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 22.2 0.02 34.2-35.02
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 744.7 0.58 802.3-7.18
69 Ceramic products 32.3 0.03 30.26.96
70 Glass and glassware 425.4 0.33 211.8100.89
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 231.9 0.18 59.0292.85
72 Iron and steel 112.7 0.09 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,708.8 5.99 1,366.8464.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 24.7 0.02 15.757.60
75 Nickel and articles thereof 115.9 0.09 6.91,589.69
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 739.2 0.57 361.3104.60
78 Lead and articles thereof 3.0 0.00 8.4-64.45
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 69.2 0.05 22.0215.04
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,595.2 2.02 1,026.3152.87
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 245.1 0.19 107.1128.88
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 36,464.8 28.35 14,234.9156.16
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 8,466.2 6.58 9,827.6-13.85
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 622.2 0.48 9.26,659.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 799.7 0.62 886.9-9.84
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 12,750.7 9.91 5,459.3133.56
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 919.8 0.72 2,283.4-59.72
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,412.3 5.76 7,549.7-1.82
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 97.1 0.08 104.1-6.78
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 94.6 0.07 96.1-1.56
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 11.0 0.01 26.9-59.08
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 717.1 0.56 631.313.58
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,076.4 1.61 883.7134.97
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 232.7 0.18 122.789.68
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,223.9 0.95 468.6161.16
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5,304.2 4.12 3,603.747.19

US Imports from Cyprus

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 53.35% of US total imports from Cyprus (42.37% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.55% of US total imports from Cyprus (21.32% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 9.05% of US total imports from Cyprus (2.89% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.63% of US total imports from Cyprus (11.92% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.31% of US total imports from Cyprus (4.35% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.05% of US total imports from Cyprus (1.39% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Cyprus in 2018 over 2017 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 $16,787.3 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $4,904.4 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $1,358.8 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,297.2 thousand;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $1,153.7 thousand;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $913.9 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $437.1 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $269.2 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $255.7 thousand.

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

  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $2,687.4 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $1,245.2 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $893.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $655.3 thousand;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - a decrease of $315.3 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $238.0 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $228.9 thousand.
US imports from Cyprus 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 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,052.9 4.38 1,755.773.88
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,192.5 8.89 5,038.722.90
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 63.4-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 83.8 0.12 70.319.18
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,195.6 1.72 281.7324.38
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 58.6 0.08 74.9-21.76
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 159.7 0.23 256.2-37.67
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 17.7 0.03 2.6591.08
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 69.5 0.10 58.019.80
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 710.2 1.02 454.556.27
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 381.0 0.55 609.9-37.54
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 167.3 0.24 202.2-17.27
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 715.5 1.03 1,609.5-55.54
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 122.6 0.18 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,309.5 9.05 1,405.1349.04
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 18.3-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 322.0 0.46 469.5-31.42
29 Organic chemicals 37.4 0.05 131.3-71.49
30 Pharmaceutical products 56.8 0.08 205.7-72.36
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 24.3 0.03 53.8-54.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,853.3 2.66 4,540.6-59.19
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 127.2 0.18 6.31,907.56
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 40.7-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10.4 0.01 13.7-24.51
39 Plastics and articles thereof 96.0 0.14 334.0-71.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1.4 0.00 68.5-97.92
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 8.6 0.01 43.6-80.34
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 57.8 0.08 3.11,751.04
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 228.1 0.33 160.142.47
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 22.9 0.03 52.9-56.78
52 Cotton 0.4 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 1.8-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3.0 0.00 3.1-2.97
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.7 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 11.1 0.02 4.8132.54
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2.2 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 31.2 0.04 63.5-50.90
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 674.8 0.97 666.11.31
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 53.9 0.08 18.8186.81
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 135.7 0.19 1,380.9-90.17
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.0 0.00 0.826.50
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1.5 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 64.6 0.09 251.4-74.30
69 Ceramic products 1,544.2 2.22 185.4732.87
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 134.6 0.19 158.6-15.08
72 Iron and steel 231.8 0.33 181.427.81
73 Articles of iron or steel 194.6 0.28 103.088.88
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 255.9 0.37 214.719.18
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 9.3 0.01 10.2-8.97
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 33.9 0.05 165.5-79.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4.3 0.01 9.3-54.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,136.4 3.07 2,791.6-23.47
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 33,885.1 48.62 17,097.898.18
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 27.6 0.04 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 21.8 0.03 17.127.43
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2.6 0.00 15.5-83.18
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,106.9 1.59 924.119.78
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 35.8 0.05 351.1-89.81
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 40.3 0.06 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 184.1 0.26 317.5-42.01
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,910.1 2.74 1,640.816.41
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 12.4 0.02 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 964.0 1.38 1,134.8-15.05
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,892.6 5.59 3,455.512.65
5,334.2 /td/td
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce