US trade with Dominica in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 28, 2017

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

US Trade with Dominica

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Dominica totaled $20.1 million, up 76.71% ($8.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Dominica in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $19.6 million, up 85.40% ($9.0 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Dominica in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $0.4 million, down 42.15% ($0.3 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Dominica in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $19.2 million, a 95.46% increase ($9.4 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Dominica was the US 169th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 175th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0020% of US total trade (up from 0.0012% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Dominica was the US 145th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 163rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0051% of US total exports (up from 0.0029% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Dominica was the US 194th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 187th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Dominica

The major share of US exports to Dominica 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) - 39.95% of US total exports to Dominica (2.74% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.34% of US total exports to Dominica (33.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.01% of US total exports to Dominica (21.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.87% of US total exports to Dominica (11.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.46% of US total exports to Dominica (7.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.95% of US total exports to Dominica (6.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.98% of US total exports to Dominica (1.96% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Dominica 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 $7,573.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $529.9 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $492.5 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $460.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $333.3 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $145.3 thousand;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $134.2 thousand;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $102.9 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $92.1 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $91.0 thousand;
  • 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 $84.0 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $69.7 thousand.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $411.4 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $386.9 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $168.8 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 $68.7 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $65.6 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $65.1 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $61.6 thousand.
US exports to Dominica 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 799.4 4.08 1,210.8-33.98
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 197.1 1.00 62.9213.44
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 15.8 0.08 2.8465.91
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 96.3 0.49 45.2113.27
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 18.6 0.09 32.4-42.62
10 Cereals 20.5 0.10 10.2101.59
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6.8 0.03 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 39.3 0.20 11.2250.12
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 6.2 0.03 10.7-42.49
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 5.9 0.03 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 24.3 0.12 19.921.84
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 158.5 0.81 204.4-22.49
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 21.9 0.11 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 45.8 0.23 85.7-46.52
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 143.2 0.73 113.526.16
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 57.3 0.29 71.1-19.41
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 225.5 1.15 259.9-13.26
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 22.5 0.11 87.6-74.29
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 23.0 0.12 19.617.46
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 35.1 0.18 4.0775.05
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 13.8 0.07 43.5-68.34
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 7,820.1 39.88 246.33,074.92
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 70.3 0.36 18.6278.47
29 Organic chemicals 26.4 0.13 29.7-11.38
30 Pharmaceutical products 50.3 0.26 31.957.72
31 Fertilizers 15.9 0.08 27.7-42.83
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 103.7 0.53 64.161.63
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 139.2 0.71 69.5100.36
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 44.1 0.22 109.7-59.83
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 11.0 0.06 3.9181.20
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2.7 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 617.5 3.15 87.6605.14
39 Plastics and articles thereof 673.3 3.43 582.315.62
40 Rubber and articles thereof 181.0 0.92 223.1-18.85
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 39.6 0.20 0.0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 12.5-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,118.9 5.71 658.469.95
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 112.5 0.57 88.227.61
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 35.0 0.18 42.0-16.68
54 Man-made filaments 13.6 0.07 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 106.5 0.54 3.62,832.29
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4.4 0.02 2.763.69
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 27.0-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 29.4 0.15 29.5-0.26
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 8.0 0.04 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 22.2 0.11 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6.4 0.03 19.6-67.32
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 17.3 0.09 27.7-37.64
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 167.2 0.85 75.1122.64
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 14.3 0.07 11.721.78
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 45.1 0.23 78.8-42.73
69 Ceramic products 34.9 0.18 11.2211.28
70 Glass and glassware 76.2 0.39 65.017.25
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 32.2 0.16 43.2-25.52
72 Iron and steel 18.7 0.10 22.5-16.70
73 Articles of iron or steel 393.8 2.01 248.558.49
74 Copper and articles thereof 25.7 0.13 12.6104.86
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 38.8 0.20 207.6-81.32
78 Lead and articles thereof 15.4 0.08 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3.7 0.02 29.6-87.57
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 14.5-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 23.8 0.12 20.416.48
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 58.0 0.30 119.6-51.48
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,195.9 6.10 1,582.8-24.44
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 1,170.6 5.97 1,239.3-5.54
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 23.6-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 766.8 3.91 274.2179.60
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 3.6 0.02 8.7-57.87
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 49.6-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 656.0 3.35 322.7103.30
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9.8 0.05 7.236.15
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 365.6 1.86 281.629.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 12.5 0.06 26.0-51.73
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 88.1 0.45 43.8100.97

US Imports from Dominica

The major share of US imports from Dominica 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) - 39.67% of US total imports from Dominica (13.19% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 18.15% of US total imports from Dominica (2.44% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 13.08% of US total imports from Dominica (13.27% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.22% of US total imports from Dominica (2.20% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.61% of US total imports from Dominica (1.81% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of US total imports from Dominica (4.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $77.8 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $62.3 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $21.3 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $19.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $14.0 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $7.4 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1.7 thousand.

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

  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $44.1 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $33.0 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $6.6 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $5.1 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 $3.8 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $2.3 thousand.
US imports from Dominica 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
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 33.2 7.43 11.9178.42
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 14.0 3.13 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7.4 1.66 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 81.2 18.15 18.9329.50
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 177.4 39.67 99.778.02
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 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1.7 0.37 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 58.5 13.08 102.6-42.96
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 33.0-100.00
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 10.2 2.29 14.0-26.98
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 19.3 4.32 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 1.2 0.28 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 6.6-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce