US trade with Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 23, 2017

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

US Trade with Georgia

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Georgia totaled $127.5 million, up 4.86% ($5.9 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $84.4 million, down 1.99% ($1.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $43.1 million, up 21.48% ($7.6 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $41.3 million, a 18.43% decrease ($9.3 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Georgia was the US 113th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 110th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0129% of US total trade (down from 0.0131% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Georgia was the US 111th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 101st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0219% of US total exports (down from 0.0237% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Georgia was the US 114th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 115th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0072% of US total imports (up from 0.0063% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Georgia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 69.19% of US total exports to Georgia (84.81% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.61% of US total exports to Georgia (5.19% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.42% of US total exports to Georgia (4.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.11% of US total exports to Georgia (0.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.41% of US total exports to Georgia (2.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $16.7 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $4.3 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $3.7 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - an increase of $0.4 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 $0.4 million;
  • 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) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Georgia 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 $29.0 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 $4.1 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Georgia 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 6,744.9 7.99 2,483.9171.54
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 189.7 0.22 220.4-13.92
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 17.2 0.02 22.7-24.07
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 842.6 1.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.2 0.00 9.7-67.02
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 20.0-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 24.2 0.03 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 16.0 0.02 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 10.3-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7.3 0.01 4.561.80
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 117.7-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 145.1 0.17 250.6-42.09
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 797.3 0.94 1,186.1-32.78
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 187.4 0.22 116.261.23
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 823.5 0.98 24.43,269.24
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17.4 0.02 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,766.4 2.09 91.31,835.56
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 12.8 0.02 15.3-16.20
29 Organic chemicals 970.3 1.15 471.5105.81
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,774.6 2.10 758.3134.04
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 40.8 0.05 51.2-20.19
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 419.4 0.50 602.4-30.37
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 331.9 0.39 20.71,502.86
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 140.8 0.17 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 13.9-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 868.7 1.03 264.3228.69
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,645.9 1.95 1,200.937.06
40 Rubber and articles thereof 53.6 0.06 60.1-10.85
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 349.0 0.41 755.7-53.82
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2.9 0.00 5.0-42.04
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 264.6 0.31 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 30.9 0.04 51.8-40.28
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 25.0 0.03 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 14.8-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 384.6 0.46 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 75.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 18.7 0.02 32.6-42.82
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 54.7 0.06 258.3-78.84
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 229.9 0.27 252.4-8.89
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 12.0 0.01 34.5-65.20
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 7.1-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 54.2-100.00
69 Ceramic products 57.5 0.07 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 16.3 0.02 15.64.48
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 98.5 0.12 5.41,734.73
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 68.6-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,150.5 1.36 1,468.9-21.67
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7.1 0.01 14.2-50.27
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 30.9 0.04 169.4-81.74
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3.1 0.00 118.1-97.40
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13,562.9 16.07 42,579.9-68.15
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 2,358.9 2.80 6,449.9-63.43
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 3.9 0.00 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 37,449.5 44.37 20,737.880.59
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,786.4 2.12 161.31,007.71
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 33.7 0.04 1,171.6-97.13
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,197.0 3.79 1,930.765.59
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 3,817.9 4.52 160.32,281.79
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 664.0 0.79 304.4118.11
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 204.3 0.24 498.5-59.02
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 16.4 0.02 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 124.8 0.15 309.4-59.67

US Imports from Georgia

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 70.48% of US total imports from Georgia (80.31% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.77% of US total imports from Georgia (0.67% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.35% of US total imports from Georgia (4.76% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.46% of US total imports from Georgia (4.06% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.61% of US total imports from Georgia (3.19% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of US total imports from Georgia (2.12% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $5.8 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1.9 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Georgia 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 $0.8 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 $0.3 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US imports from Georgia 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
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 33.0 0.08 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 10.2-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 11.7 0.03 8.833.77
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 12.3-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2.4 0.01 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3.3 0.01 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 341.6 0.79 446.3-23.46
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 37.0 0.09 53.7-31.16
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,062.7 2.47 908.916.93
26 Ores, slag and ash 147.2 0.34 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,847.4 13.57 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 77.3 0.18 4.21,748.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 7.3 0.02 3.990.49
31 Fertilizers 2,032.0 4.72 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 230.3-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 25.7 0.06 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 82.7 0.19 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 13.8 0.03 1.01,316.02
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 0.6-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 11.4-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,013.4 2.35 1,170.8-13.44
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 831.0 1.93 512.762.09
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 31.0 0.07 4.0678.57
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 18.5 0.04 10.970.12
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 750.3-100.00
72 Iron and steel 30,361.3 70.46 28,451.06.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 5.2 0.01 7.4-30.27
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3.0 0.01 18.6-83.90
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 8.4-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 484.1 1.12 497.9-2.77
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 63.2 0.15 362.2-82.55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 38.7 0.09 13.4188.11
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 105.9 0.25 257.4-58.85
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 24.8 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 47.0 0.11 1.33,567.37
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 16.4 0.04 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 18.8 0.04 34.4-45.34
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce