US trade with Gibraltar in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 21, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Gibraltar in the first half of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Gibraltar

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Gibraltar was $614.6 million, down 33.88% ($315.0 million) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Gibraltar in the first half of 2017 were $614.4 million, down 33.90% ($315.0 million) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Gibraltar in the first half of 2017 totaled $0.2 million, up 43.86% ($0.1 million) from the first half of 2016.

US trade surplus with Gibraltar in the first half of 2017 was $614.1 million, a 33.91% decrease ($315.1 million) over the first half of 2016.

Gibraltar was the US 85th largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (down from 80th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0319% of US total trade (down from 0.0516% in the first half of 2016).

Gibraltar was the US 71st largest export market in the first half of 2017 (down from 60th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0811% of US total exports (down from 0.1307% in the first half of 2016).

Gibraltar was the US 211th largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (up from 212th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (just as in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Gibraltar

The major share of US exports to Gibraltar in the first half of 2017 (and in the first half of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 73.33% of US total exports to Gibraltar (72.99% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Gibraltar in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $1.9 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Gibraltar in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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) - a decrease of $227.9 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $2.7 million.
US exports to Gibraltar in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 86.6 0.01 2.73,131.56
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 25.7 0.00 5.2396.15
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 185.9 0.03 106.574.53
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 260.4 0.04 56.6359.71
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 450,530.5 73.33 678,418.2-33.59
29 Organic chemicals 50.5 0.01 88.1-42.66
30 Pharmaceutical products 20.8 0.00 18.313.95
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 18.3 0.00 11.559.04
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.9 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 28.0 0.00 44.1-36.56
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.5 0.00 12.9-57.26
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 7.0 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7.2 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 20.3 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9.3 0.00 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 16.6 0.00 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 19.3 0.00 220.4-91.24
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2.6 0.00 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 312.3 0.05 269.915.70
73 Articles of iron or steel 2.8 0.00 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 13.2 0.00 13.4-1.64
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3.1 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 655.1 0.11 1,577.1-58.46
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 192.4 0.03 359.5-46.48
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 66.4 0.01 191.1-65.23
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 33.5 0.01 11.8182.53
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,945.3 0.32 50.03,790.64
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8.8 0.00 18.8-53.40
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 13.2 0.00 10.624.55
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 12.3-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 48.5 0.01 78.1-37.94
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4.5 0.00 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,393.2 0.23 4,101.4-66.03

US Imports from Gibraltar

The major share of US imports from Gibraltar in the first half of 2017 (and in the first half of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 41.43% of US total imports from Gibraltar (26.82% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.48% of US total imports from Gibraltar (0.00% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.56% of US total imports from Gibraltar (0.00% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Gibraltar in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - 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;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Gibraltar in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US imports from Gibraltar in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.9 2.48 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.8 1.56 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 71.9 29.96 44.860.71
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 3.5 1.46 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3.3 1.38 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 20.7 8.63 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 69.7 29.02 45.752.51
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce