US trade with Guyana in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 21, 2017

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

US Trade with Guyana

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Guyana was $363.5 million, down 28.37% ($144.0 million) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Guyana in the first half of 2017 were $184.2 million, down 29.02% ($75.3 million) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Guyana in the first half of 2017 were $179.3 million, down 27.70% ($68.7 million) from the first half of 2016.

US trade surplus with Guyana in the first half of 2017 was $4.9 million, a 57.46% decrease ($6.6 million) over the first half of 2016.

Guyana was the US 105th largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (down from 94th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0189% of US total trade (down from 0.0282% in the first half of 2016).

Guyana was the US 103rd largest export market in the first half of 2017 (down from 92nd in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0243% of US total exports (down from 0.0365% in the first half of 2016).

Guyana was the US 95th largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (down from 88th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0154% of US total imports (down from 0.0228% in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Guyana

The major share of US exports to Guyana 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) - 40.08% of US total exports to Guyana (41.80% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.56% of US total exports to Guyana (10.64% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.62% of US total exports to Guyana (10.84% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.18% of US total exports to Guyana (7.21% in the first half of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.72% of US total exports to Guyana (4.55% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.33% of US total exports to Guyana (1.30% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.50% of US total exports to Guyana (1.31% in the first half of 2016).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $4.5 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $4.0 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3.0 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 $2.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Photographic or cinematographic goods (HS code 37) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $0.6 million.

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $36.0 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 $3.8 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2.9 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.7 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 $1.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.9 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;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $0.6 million.
US exports to Guyana 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
(%)
01 Live animals 22.9 0.01 19.815.70
02 Meat and edible meat offal 322.6 0.18 453.3-28.84
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 211.0 0.11 630.4-66.53
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4,707.8 2.56 4,530.13.92
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 26.2 0.01 71.3-63.20
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 91.5 0.05 4.32,018.96
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 213.8 0.12 202.65.56
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 627.9 0.34 752.2-16.53
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 343.7 0.19 463.2-25.79
10 Cereals 7,477.0 4.06 2,939.4154.37
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 127.2 0.07 74.770.33
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,457.7 2.42 446.0899.39
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 138.2 0.07 171.7-19.54
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 27.0 0.01 45.0-40.05
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,374.0 0.75 1,957.7-29.81
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 228.4 0.12 164.838.63
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 446.6 0.24 422.95.60
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 19.8 0.01 145.7-86.44
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,011.9 2.18 4,206.2-4.62
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,948.3 1.06 1,322.947.27
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,487.2 1.89 4,452.2-21.67
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,224.0 0.66 1,102.511.03
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 809.2 0.44 2,957.8-72.64
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 66.6-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 364.5 0.20 8,305.4-95.61
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 6,479.7 3.52 3,499.585.16
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,103.3 2.23 3,903.95.11
29 Organic chemicals 546.1 0.30 455.319.96
30 Pharmaceutical products 756.5 0.41 820.0-7.74
31 Fertilizers 11.3 0.01 2,940.5-99.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,273.0 0.69 1,875.8-32.13
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,068.2 2.21 3,648.011.52
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 1,781.1 0.97 1,708.24.26
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 341.0 0.19 268.227.12
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3.7 0.00 6.4-42.61
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 978.1 0.53 266.0267.63
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 995.1 0.54 1,939.0-48.68
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,395.2 3.47 8,121.9-21.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,003.3 1.09 2,189.0-8.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 201.8 0.11 173.916.08
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,085.8 0.59 890.521.93
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 2,790.7 1.51 2,095.033.21
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 406.8 0.22 369.610.08
52 Cotton 43.6 0.02 33.131.75
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 5.9 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 25.0 0.01 334.1-92.51
55 Man-made staple fibers 40.4 0.02 349.8-88.45
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 146.5 0.08 219.3-33.20
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 161.1 0.09 146.210.24
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 36.5 0.02 205.0-82.21
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 235.3 0.13 194.021.30
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 35.6 0.02 192.2-81.46
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 77.7 0.04 87.9-11.61
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 251.7 0.14 437.9-42.51
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 803.0 0.44 432.285.78
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 611.3 0.33 513.918.96
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7.4 0.00 53.7-86.20
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 9.6 0.01 4.0141.29
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 268.1 0.15 205.730.36
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 357.9 0.19 491.8-27.22
69 Ceramic products 211.9 0.12 199.16.42
70 Glass and glassware 866.5 0.47 987.9-12.28
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 226.6 0.12 244.6-7.36
72 Iron and steel 537.4 0.29 481.211.67
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,322.2 6.69 16,135.7-23.63
74 Copper and articles thereof 332.1 0.18 149.5122.14
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4.7 0.00 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 627.8 0.34 822.4-23.66
78 Lead and articles thereof 3.0 0.00 10.2-70.60
79 Zinc and articles thereof 60.0 0.03 87.9-31.73
80 Tin and articles thereof 5.2 0.00 80.0-93.45
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 12.4 0.01 6.397.13
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 570.6 0.31 476.119.86
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 593.9 0.32 456.929.97
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 34,514.5 18.74 34,473.50.12
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 17,080.7 9.27 14,485.117.92
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 20.4 0.01 1,491.8-98.63
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 13,273.4 7.21 12,270.08.18
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 5,014.9 2.72 41,036.5-87.78
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 162.6 0.09 608.3-73.27
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,769.7 2.05 4,112.8-8.34
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 37.7 0.02 49.8-24.36
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 31.5 0.02 29.08.79
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 26.7 0.01 16.067.01
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 1,317.3 0.72 2,029.1-35.08
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 283.7 0.15 637.1-55.48
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,595.6 0.87 2,121.1-24.77
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 16.3-100.00

US Imports from Guyana

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

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 57.69% of US total imports from Guyana (71.38% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 28.40% of US total imports from Guyana (17.29% in the first half of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.48% of US total imports from Guyana (6.33% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.30% of US total imports from Guyana (2.05% in the first half of 2016).

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

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $11.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Guyana in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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 $73.6 million;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $3.5 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $0.7 million.
US imports from Guyana 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
(%)
01 Live animals 17.4 0.01 105.3-83.43
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 46,197.5 25.77 35,065.631.75
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 13.8 0.01 41.4-66.63
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 311.9 0.17 285.99.08
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 76.7 0.04 62.921.98
10 Cereals 294.5 0.16 99.9194.94
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 10.1 0.01 9.91.41
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 11.3 0.01 13.0-13.25
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 169.4 0.09 26.4542.91
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 3,456.9-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 310.8 0.17 585.8-46.95
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 275.1 0.15 136.4101.72
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 212.2 0.12 68.0212.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,006.6 1.68 2,890.64.01
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 15.3-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17.9 0.01 34.8-48.44
26 Ores, slag and ash 15,183.9 8.47 15,649.3-2.97
29 Organic chemicals 153.6 0.09 88.074.51
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 26.6 0.01 27.7-3.90
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 10.7-72.86
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3.0 0.00 7.5-60.07
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,131.6 2.30 5,074.0-18.57
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 332.3 0.19 1,016.3-67.31
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.0 0.00 1.620.88
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2.6 0.00 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 103,426.4 57.69 177,007.1-41.57
73 Articles of iron or steel 34.5 0.02 9.9248.90
74 Copper and articles thereof 97.2 0.05 61.857.21
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 25.8 0.01 66.4-61.14
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 227.6-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 329.7 0.18 702.4-53.07
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 22.9 0.01 48.4-52.61
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 53.3 0.03 3.11,634.67
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2.7 0.00 107.6-97.50
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 15.1-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 13.5 0.01 24.3-44.58
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce