US trade with Guyana in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 25, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Guyana in the 1st quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Guyana

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Guyana was $154.8 million, down 46.29% ($133.4 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Guyana in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $83.8 million, down 48.68% ($79.5 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Guyana in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $71.0 million, down 43.17% ($53.9 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Guyana in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $12.8 million, a 66.63% decrease ($25.6 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Guyana was the US 104th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 90th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0165% of US total trade (down from 0.0329% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Guyana was the US 106th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 85th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0225% of US total exports (down from 0.0470% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Guyana was the US 99th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 88th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0126% of US total imports (down from 0.0237% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Guyana

The major share of US exports to Guyana in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 35.16% of US total exports to Guyana (42.99% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.99% of US total exports to Guyana (8.47% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.40% of US total exports to Guyana (8.58% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.79% of US total exports to Guyana (6.99% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.95% of US total exports to Guyana (5.90% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.80% of US total exports to Guyana (1.01% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.28% of US total exports to Guyana (1.15% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Guyana in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $2.9 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $2.4 million;
  • 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 $1.3 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 $0.7 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Photographic or cinematographic goods (HS code 37) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Guyana in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $34.6 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $7.9 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $4.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.8 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $1.1 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) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.6 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) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - 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 Guyana in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 11.3 0.01 19.8-42.78
02 Meat and edible meat offal 142.7 0.17 201.9-29.34
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 147.4 0.18 472.0-68.78
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,141.0 2.55 2,323.9-7.87
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 20.2-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 10.8 0.01 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 135.0 0.16 51.5161.92
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 226.2 0.27 393.4-42.51
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 194.9 0.23 235.4-17.17
10 Cereals 4,567.9 5.45 1,802.9153.37
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 93.6 0.11 41.0128.18
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,273.9 3.91 351.7830.91
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 100.6 0.12 107.1-6.07
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 27.0 0.03 17.852.03
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 822.4 0.98 959.1-14.25
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 104.7 0.12 91.114.91
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 208.8 0.25 131.259.09
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 9.2 0.01 124.6-92.59
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,344.1 2.80 1,828.628.19
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 595.8 0.71 527.313.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,634.8 1.95 1,847.0-11.49
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 616.5 0.74 366.968.03
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 182.4 0.22 1,876.4-90.28
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 37.3-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 201.2 0.24 8,105.2-97.52
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,951.0 4.71 1,525.4159.02
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,049.1 3.64 1,764.272.83
29 Organic chemicals 246.6 0.29 179.637.36
30 Pharmaceutical products 313.8 0.37 452.5-30.65
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 621.2 0.74 823.2-24.54
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,207.3 2.63 2,120.24.11
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 612.0 0.73 1,165.2-47.48
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 160.9 0.19 186.6-13.77
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3.7 0.00 3.54.28
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 468.2 0.56 183.7154.80
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 498.7 0.59 1,129.9-55.86
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,185.3 3.80 4,960.8-35.79
40 Rubber and articles thereof 705.8 0.84 1,039.0-32.07
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 114.6 0.14 19.8477.32
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 788.0 0.94 448.175.86
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 24.4-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,392.3 1.66 979.442.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 164.4 0.20 191.4-14.11
52 Cotton 20.4 0.02 17.218.16
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 5.9 0.01 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 25.0 0.03 206.0-87.85
55 Man-made staple fibers 27.0 0.03 131.1-79.39
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 55.2 0.07 50.88.57
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 40.8 0.05 129.4-68.45
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 36.5 0.04 129.0-71.73
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 67.1 0.08 171.7-60.94
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 35.6 0.04 99.9-64.34
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 54.9 0.07 67.0-18.14
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 120.3 0.14 233.4-48.46
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 260.5 0.31 231.612.52
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 249.8 0.30 280.1-10.80
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 12.2-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 72.6 0.09 114.0-36.31
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 215.2 0.26 141.751.88
69 Ceramic products 25.5 0.03 72.6-64.97
70 Glass and glassware 362.8 0.43 430.0-15.62
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 131.9 0.16 98.533.94
72 Iron and steel 185.0 0.22 279.2-33.74
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,365.8 6.40 10,030.1-46.50
74 Copper and articles thereof 223.0 0.27 78.8183.10
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4.7 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 285.1 0.34 517.0-44.86
78 Lead and articles thereof 3.0 0.00 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 4.0 0.00 63.8-93.74
80 Tin and articles thereof 5.2 0.01 80.0-93.45
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 12.4 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 270.4 0.32 211.128.08
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 174.3 0.21 153.413.64
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,056.6 16.77 15,420.0-8.84
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 8,209.2 9.79 7,470.09.90
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 16.2 0.02 1,066.9-98.48
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,524.5 3.01 5,946.2-57.54
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 3,167.7 3.78 37,724.2-91.60
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 85.3 0.10 121.4-29.72
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,407.1 1.68 2,462.7-42.86
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 23.4 0.03 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 25.0 0.03 3.9548.52
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 26.7 0.03 13.2102.50
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 642.9 0.77 1,366.2-52.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 124.6 0.15 433.7-71.28
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 695.6 0.83 1,142.8-39.13

US Imports from Guyana

The major share of US imports from Guyana in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 52.51% of US total imports from Guyana (71.36% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 32.51% of US total imports from Guyana (18.33% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.55% of US total imports from Guyana (6.14% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.92% of US total imports from Guyana (1.93% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Guyana in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $3.6 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $0.2 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Guyana in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st 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 $51.9 million;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $3.4 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US imports from Guyana in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 17.4 0.02 47.2-63.07
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 20,920.0 29.46 17,272.521.12
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 215.3 0.30 124.273.31
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 26.6 0.04 19.139.40
10 Cereals 276.4 0.39 52.8423.83
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 10.1 0.01 2.9248.82
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 10.3 0.01 17.7-41.80
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4.5 0.01 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 131.9 0.19 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 3,432.5-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 77.9 0.11 244.4-68.14
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 140.6 0.20 72.593.76
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 44.1 0.06 21.9100.97
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,211.9 1.71 1,587.5-23.66
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2.5 0.00 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 6,068.8 8.55 7,675.9-20.94
29 Organic chemicals 84.6 0.12 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 23.0 0.03 8.8161.73
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 2.9 0.00 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.5 0.00 7.5-80.07
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,361.0 1.92 2,417.7-43.71
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 153.3 0.22 338.6-54.73
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.9 0.00 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 37,289.5 52.51 89,169.0-58.18
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 9.9-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.4 0.01 2.393.14
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 136.6-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 305.1 0.43 429.2-28.91
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 18.9 0.03 34.2-44.86
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 53.3 0.08 3.11,634.67
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2.7 0.00 90.2-97.01
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 13.5 0.02 0.0
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce