US trade (export - import) with Gibraltar in 2018

Published or Updated: Jun 08, 2019

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

US Trade with Gibraltar

In 2018, US trade with Gibraltar totaled $1,338.8 million, up 18.30% ($207.1 million) from 2017.

US exports to Gibraltar in 2018 totaled $1,338.3 million, up 18.32% ($207.2 million) from 2017.

US imports from Gibraltar in 2018 were $0.5 million, down 25.70% ($0.2 million) from 2017.

US trade surplus with Gibraltar in 2018 was $1,337.9 million, a 18.35% increase ($207.4 million) over 2017.

Gibraltar was the US 89th largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 90th in 2017), accounting for 0.0313% of US total trade (up from 0.0286% in 2017).

Gibraltar was the US 72nd largest export market in 2018 (up from 73rd in 2017), accounting for 0.0804% of US total exports (up from 0.0732% in 2017).

Gibraltar was the US 211th largest supplier in 2018 (down from 210th in 2017), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (just as in 2017).

US Exports to Gibraltar

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 74.34% of US total exports to Gibraltar (73.19% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Gibraltar in 2018 over 2017 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 $167.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $44.3 million.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US exports to Gibraltar 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
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 172.0 0.01 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 86.6-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 25.7-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 267.0 0.02 255.04.70
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 159.4 0.01 329.0-51.56
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 994,951.5 74.34 827,890.920.18
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 192.5 0.01 53.4260.55
30 Pharmaceutical products 26.0 0.00 32.1-18.88
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 39.3 0.00 69.2-43.12
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2.6 0.00 2.8-8.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3.8 0.00 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 22.2 0.00 24.4-9.07
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4.7 0.00 3.246.75
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 46.8 0.00 74.0-36.79
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 15.4 0.00 309.5-95.02
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.2-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4.1 0.00 20.3-79.93
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 14.3-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 8.5 0.00 28.6-70.46
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 511.5 0.04 44.81,042.53
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
69 Ceramic products 2.9 0.00 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 17.6-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 460.4 0.03 863.3-46.67
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 30.0 0.00 5.8421.06
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 17.9 0.00 23.9-25.22
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 22.6 0.00 7.6195.74
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,502.2 0.11 993.951.14
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 342.8 0.03 1,007.1-65.97
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,101.6 0.08 363.6202.99
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 8.3 0.00 43.6-81.09
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 2,043.9-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 141.5 0.01 1,079.0-86.89
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 74.4 0.01 143.4-48.13
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 19.9 0.00 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 50.5 0.00 74.4-32.14
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7.3 0.00 4.560.65
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 82.0 0.01 1,393.2-94.12
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 338,049.6 25.26 293,752.115.08

US Imports from Gibraltar

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 12.17% of US total imports from Gibraltar (16.16% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.04% of US total imports from Gibraltar (1.47% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.37% of US total imports from Gibraltar (1.48% in 2017);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of US total imports from Gibraltar (37.68% in 2017).

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

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork (HS code 46) - an increase of $0.0 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) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Gibraltar in 2018 over the 2017 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 $0.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US imports from Gibraltar 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
(%)
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 6.6 1.37 9.6-31.08
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 16.3 3.41 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3.0 0.63 9.5-68.17
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.4 0.50 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 2.9 0.61 2.235.14
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 0.00 243.2-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13.4 2.79 71.9-81.38
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 21.1 4.40 8.3153.98
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2.7 0.57 3.3-17.28
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 21.1 4.41 20.71.88
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 40.7-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 263.3 54.92 158.865.86
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 126.5 26.39 73.572.28
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce