US trade (export - import) with Honduras in 2016

Published or Updated: May 23, 2017

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

US Trade with Honduras

In 2016, US trade with Honduras was $9,717.0 million, down 5.18% ($531.3 million) from 2015.

US exports to Honduras in 2016 were $4,845.7 million, down 7.50% ($392.6 million) from 2015.

US imports from Honduras in 2016 were $4,871.2 million, down 2.77% ($138.7 million) from 2015.

US trade balance with Honduras went from a surplus of $228.5 million in 2015, to a deficit of $25.5 million in 2016.

Honduras was the US 45th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 43rd in 2015), accounting for 0.2624% of US total trade (down from 0.2689% in 2015).

Honduras was the US 41st largest export market in 2016 (up from 42nd in 2015), accounting for 0.3335% of US total exports (down from 0.3483% in 2015).

Honduras was the US 44th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 42nd in 2015), accounting for 0.2165% of US total imports (down from 0.2172% in 2015).

US Exports to Honduras

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 30.44% of US total exports to Honduras (29.34% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 18.50% of US total exports to Honduras (21.77% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.75% of US total exports to Honduras (16.25% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.46% of US total exports to Honduras (11.14% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.17% of US total exports to Honduras (7.69% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.65% of US total exports to Honduras (2.86% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.06% of US total exports to Honduras (1.23% in 2015).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $50,300.4 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $22,566.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Honduras 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 $244,748.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $74,255.5 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 $49,010.8 thousand;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $34,497.9 thousand;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - a decrease of $34,347.9 thousand;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $27,457.7 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $21,802.6 thousand;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $18,905.4 thousand.
US exports to Honduras 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
(%)
01 Live animals 5,695.1 0.12 3,973.143.34
02 Meat and edible meat offal 72,691.1 1.50 63,024.715.34
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,775.5 0.04 1,602.810.77
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 14,336.4 0.30 17,947.1-20.12
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,519.6 0.05 2,683.1-6.09
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 43.4 0.00 2.91,391.10
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5,829.8 0.12 4,085.442.70
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 12,743.7 0.26 14,802.4-13.91
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,012.8 0.02 691.946.38
10 Cereals 254,167.1 5.25 203,866.724.67
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,279.6 0.03 4,246.5-69.87
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 18,441.5 0.38 11,999.053.69
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3,901.4 0.08 4,238.2-7.95
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 209.9 0.00 49.9320.73
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 21,919.7 0.45 21,489.42.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 11,757.5 0.24 7,510.656.55
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 5,641.0 0.12 5,766.9-2.18
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 8,374.5 0.17 9,220.2-9.17
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 17,481.3 0.36 17,929.9-2.50
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 15,153.0 0.31 12,247.323.73
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 54,177.9 1.12 58,547.8-7.46
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 12,235.1 0.25 10,106.221.07
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 106,277.4 2.19 105,820.40.43
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,481.1 0.09 1,624.8175.80
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,876.6 0.06 2,341.022.88
26 Ores, slag and ash 188.2 0.00 13.41,305.58
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 893,312.4 18.43 1,138,060.5-21.51
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 26,749.2 0.55 27,384.3-2.32
29 Organic chemicals 22,140.0 0.46 20,224.69.47
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,968.7 0.12 5,648.65.67
31 Fertilizers 34,831.5 0.72 53,736.9-35.18
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 24,334.6 0.50 17,324.740.46
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 18,654.2 0.38 15,425.420.93
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 12,442.1 0.26 13,631.8-8.73
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 8,507.7 0.18 6,193.237.37
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 167.7 0.00 7.82,049.05
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 4,291.4 0.09 2,438.975.96
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 40,081.4 0.83 39,727.20.89
39 Plastics and articles thereof 171,969.0 3.55 179,830.3-4.37
40 Rubber and articles thereof 25,658.5 0.53 21,409.019.85
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 38.9 0.00 53.2-26.92
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,050.8 0.04 2,345.2-12.55
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 40.2 0.00 83.9-52.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,501.8 0.11 4,860.913.18
45 Cork and articles of cork 4.7 0.00 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 38.3 0.00 5.4613.04
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 708.9 0.01 685.63.39
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 117,030.4 2.42 138,833.0-15.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,348.1 0.11 5,507.4-2.89
50 Silk 186.2 0.00 182.81.87
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 206.0 0.00 380.0-45.78
52 Cotton 677,036.1 13.97 670,311.81.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 170.1 0.00 40.4321.38
54 Man-made filaments 52,771.9 1.09 49,252.17.15
55 Man-made staple fibers 377,546.0 7.79 405,003.7-6.78
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 53,679.3 1.11 88,177.2-39.12
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 826.6 0.02 1,513.1-45.37
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 22,382.5 0.46 24,907.6-10.14
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5,399.4 0.11 4,214.128.13
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 106,761.5 2.20 141,109.4-24.34
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 49,240.7 1.02 38,816.926.85
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 73,261.6 1.51 63,498.815.37
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 46,488.9 0.96 41,881.011.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,281.0 0.17 6,988.218.50
65 Headgear and parts thereof 265.9 0.01 306.0-13.11
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 85.8 0.00 103.9-17.41
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 387.7 0.01 350.610.58
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,160.3 0.19 5,777.658.55
69 Ceramic products 2,632.4 0.05 1,917.437.29
70 Glass and glassware 3,296.5 0.07 6,552.8-49.69
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9,792.6 0.20 11,017.3-11.12
72 Iron and steel 5,687.9 0.12 9,281.0-38.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 13,765.3 0.28 24,518.7-43.86
74 Copper and articles thereof 943.4 0.02 5,143.6-81.66
75 Nickel and articles thereof 177.0 0.00 88.1100.90
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 11,564.9 0.24 9,614.920.28
78 Lead and articles thereof 606.2 0.01 413.246.71
79 Zinc and articles thereof 119.9 0.00 64.186.98
80 Tin and articles thereof 353.6 0.01 89.6294.39
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 82.9 0.00 45.681.74
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 9,197.4 0.19 5,835.457.61
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8,624.6 0.18 9,138.6-5.62
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 273,825.3 5.65 275,359.7-0.56
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 373,636.1 7.71 422,646.9-11.60
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 1,031.8 0.02 1,123.7-8.17
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 114,568.7 2.36 92,001.824.53
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 5,676.0 0.12 14,612.9-61.16
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 877.2 0.02 3,210.1-72.67
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 42,209.2 0.87 42,122.60.21
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 837.1 0.02 557.350.20
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,208.6 0.02 664.481.90
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 3,078.1 0.06 4,340.6-29.09
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 18,325.3 0.38 19,961.9-8.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7,369.8 0.15 7,295.81.01
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 17,030.4 0.35 14,554.917.01
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 218.0 0.00 96.4126.13
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 359,790.4 7.42 434,045.8-17.11

US Imports from Honduras

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 56.17% of US total imports from Honduras (57.37% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 22.49% of US total imports from Honduras (20.81% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 13.44% of US total imports from Honduras (13.93% in 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.53% of US total imports from Honduras (3.44% in 2015).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $54,035.3 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $26,253.5 thousand.

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $130,896.8 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 $46,833.9 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $27,587.1 thousand.
US imports from Honduras 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 135.9 0.00 6,252.7-97.83
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 137,453.0 2.82 165,040.1-16.72
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 961.9 0.02 763.126.05
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,093.8 0.02 609.779.41
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 62,736.8 1.29 53,022.018.32
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 447,168.5 9.18 393,133.213.74
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 247,909.4 5.09 221,655.911.84
10 Cereals 21.7 0.00 67.4-67.79
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 201.6 0.00 113.078.35
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 452.3 0.01 1,480.4-69.44
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 68.2 0.00 26.1161.29
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 57.1 0.00 19.2196.89
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,679.8 0.03 1,769.5-5.07
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 32,824.0 0.67 46,890.7-30.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 244.1 0.01 180.235.50
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7,411.9 0.15 7,207.02.84
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 52,307.9 1.07 48,537.07.77
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,787.7 0.12 994.5481.96
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,764.3 0.16 7,465.54.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 708.3 0.01 164.1331.75
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 88,727.2 1.82 87,253.31.69
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 11,771.6 0.24 14,155.0-16.84
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,956.8 0.04 2,660.0-26.44
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 660.2 0.01 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 33.5 0.00 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 583.6 0.01 589.5-1.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 57.3 0.00 122.9-53.38
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 88.7 0.00 51.073.88
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 1,995.1 0.04 1,921.13.85
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4.5 0.00 3.240.86
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 11.2 0.00 6.572.52
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,216.1 0.02 3,526.5-65.51
39 Plastics and articles thereof 19,736.2 0.41 20,175.0-2.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 158.9 0.00 18.5757.38
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 600.3 0.01 142.6321.10
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 24,173.1 0.50 21,024.114.98
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 2.3 0.00 24.9-90.64
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,796.8 0.14 8,241.9-17.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,923.9 0.08 1,931.2103.18
52 Cotton 82.2 0.00 80.61.89
54 Man-made filaments 1,851.1 0.04 617.9199.59
55 Man-made staple fibers 7,500.0 0.15 11,026.5-31.98
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 902.3 0.02 1,530.2-41.04
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3,913.4 0.08 3,081.626.99
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 102.3 0.00 72.441.23
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 596.9 0.01 264.4125.73
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,188,591.6 44.93 2,319,488.4-5.64
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 492,380.8 10.11 496,711.0-0.87
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 39,405.7 0.81 40,045.1-1.60
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6.0 0.00 18.0-66.96
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,070.7 0.02 1,097.7-2.46
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.6 0.00 9.3-93.50
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,043.8 0.06 2,478.222.83
69 Ceramic products 1,185.5 0.02 954.824.16
70 Glass and glassware 63.9 0.00 36.077.70
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 172,160.9 3.53 172,586.5-0.25
72 Iron and steel 207.3 0.00 169.222.56
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,898.9 0.08 3,930.3-0.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,580.1 0.03 2,457.3-35.69
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,459.3 0.03 1,769.6-17.54
78 Lead and articles thereof 95.6 0.00 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 90.1 0.00 107.3-15.99
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 166.1-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 652.4 0.01 638.52.17
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 440.0 0.01 89.6391.13
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,155.0 0.09 5,432.2-23.51
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 582,732.1 11.96 629,566.0-7.44
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 66,335.6 1.36 61,250.88.30
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 11.9 0.00 448.1-97.33
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5.1 0.00 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,284.1 0.03 1,382.9-7.15
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 15,880.8 0.33 17,854.2-11.05
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 11,933.9 0.24 7,131.967.33
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 18,761.8 0.39 19,640.9-4.48
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 98.3 0.00 91.47.51
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 79,261.5 1.63 90,422.2-12.34
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce