US trade (export - import) with Gibraltar in 2016

Published or Updated: May 11, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Gibraltar in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Gibraltar

In 2016, US trade with Gibraltar was $1,772.1 million, down 11.72% ($235.2 million) from 2015.

US exports to Gibraltar in 2016 were $1,771.7 million, down 11.66% ($233.8 million) from 2015.

US imports from Gibraltar in 2016 were $0.4 million, down 80.13% ($1.5 million) from 2015.

US trade surplus with Gibraltar in 2016 was $1,771.3 million, a 11.59% decrease ($232.3 million) over 2015.

Gibraltar was the US 79th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 78th in 2015), accounting for 0.0479% of US total trade (down from 0.0527% in 2015).

Gibraltar was the US 63rd largest export market in 2016 (down from 57th in 2015), accounting for 0.1219% of US total exports (down from 0.1334% in 2015).

Gibraltar was the US 213th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 198th in 2015), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (down from 0.0001% in 2015).

US Exports to Gibraltar

The major share of US exports to Gibraltar in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 72.89% of US total exports to Gibraltar (73.96% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Gibraltar in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $8,346.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Gibraltar in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $191,758.3 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $51,188.1 thousand.
US exports to Gibraltar in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 30.9-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8.5 0.00 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 26.0 0.00 26.2-0.61
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 215.5 0.01 144.848.78
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 124.6 0.01 84.647.27
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,291,431.1 72.89 1,483,189.4-12.93
29 Organic chemicals 117.5 0.01 216.6-45.75
30 Pharmaceutical products 26.1 0.00 140.5-81.44
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 24.3 0.00 277.1-91.25
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 8.0-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4.2 0.00 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 618.3-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 14.7-100.00
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 5.6-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 73.0 0.00 49.647.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12.9 0.00 19.6-34.13
54 Man-made filaments 4.7 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3.3 0.00 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 365.4 0.02 96.0280.54
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 8.7 0.00 4.688.57
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 947.5 0.05 1,169.7-19.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 5.6-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3.2 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 24.4 0.00 36.6-33.45
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 7.9-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,853.8 0.10 208.0791.32
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 713.6 0.04 728.1-2.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 191.1 0.01 98.294.58
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 11.8 0.00 21.3-44.34
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,799.3 0.16 2,790.80.31
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 130.5 0.01 179.8-27.44
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 423.2 0.02 131.1222.78
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 12.3 0.00 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 4.6 0.00 2.865.18
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 109.7 0.01 277.9-60.53
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3.3 0.00 16.3-80.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 8,353.9 0.47 7.6109,243.84
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 463,676.7 26.17 514,864.7-9.94

US Imports from Gibraltar

The major share of US imports from Gibraltar in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 13.60% of US total imports from Gibraltar (8.85% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.39% of US total imports from Gibraltar (0.00% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.20% of US total imports from Gibraltar (1.35% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of US total imports from Gibraltar (1.30% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Gibraltar in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $57.0 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $32.8 thousand;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $8.6 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $4.3 thousand;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $1.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Gibraltar in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1,360.3 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 $83.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $55.5 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $24.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $23.7 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $5.7 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $5.3 thousand;
  • 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 $4.2 thousand.
US imports from Gibraltar in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 8.6 2.39 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4.3 1.20 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 24.6-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 1.4 0.39 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
69 Ceramic products 3.0 0.82 4.0-25.43
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 4.2-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 23.7-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 49.2 13.60 16.4200.83
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 0.0 0.00 83.6-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 55.5-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 65.0 17.96 7.9717.77
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 230.4 63.66 1,590.7-85.52
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce