US trade with Honduras in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 27, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Honduras in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Honduras

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Honduras was $2.5 billion, down 0.26% ($0.0 billion) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Honduras in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $1.2 billion, up 0.70% ($0.0 billion) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Honduras in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $1.3 billion, down 1.16% ($0.0 billion) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Honduras in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $0.1 billion, a 26.53% decrease ($0.0 billion) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Honduras was the US 46th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 43rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2555% of US total trade (down from 0.2730% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Honduras was the US 42nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 41st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3190% of US total exports (down from 0.3352% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Honduras was the US 47th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 43rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2148% of US total imports (down from 0.2327% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Honduras

The major share of US exports to Honduras in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 32.92% of US total exports to Honduras (31.31% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 19.56% of US total exports to Honduras (18.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 17.42% of US total exports to Honduras (16.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.73% of US total exports to Honduras (12.63% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.90% of US total exports to Honduras (8.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.88% of US total exports to Honduras (2.58% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.51% of US total exports to Honduras (1.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Honduras in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $9.2 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $8.8 million;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $7.9 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 $7.9 million;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - an increase of $7.7 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $6.3 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $5.9 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $5.2 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $4.3 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $4.0 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Honduras in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $21.0 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $8.4 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $5.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $4.5 million.
US exports to Honduras in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 1,047.0 0.09 1,178.7-11.17
02 Meat and edible meat offal 18,389.9 1.50 17,396.05.71
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 402.2 0.03 545.5-26.27
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,437.2 0.52 2,419.7166.03
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 790.8 0.06 426.285.53
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4.6 0.00 19.4-76.06
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,808.3 0.15 864.0109.28
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,586.0 0.13 1,500.55.70
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 257.2 0.02 209.023.08
10 Cereals 38,223.3 3.11 59,262.3-35.50
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 339.4 0.03 320.95.75
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,981.1 0.16 7,275.9-72.77
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 931.5 0.08 717.729.78
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 5.6 0.00 14.1-60.53
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5,625.8 0.46 4,594.322.45
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3,179.7 0.26 2,848.611.62
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 735.7 0.06 1,212.4-39.32
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,454.1 0.12 2,742.2-46.97
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,565.0 0.37 4,747.0-3.83
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,012.2 0.41 3,679.336.23
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 9,577.6 0.78 14,124.8-32.19
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,983.0 0.24 2,810.36.14
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 26,131.1 2.13 24,292.67.57
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 219.1 0.02 691.2-68.30
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 613.5 0.05 736.8-16.74
26 Ores, slag and ash 31.5 0.00 61.4-48.63
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 239,446.6 19.51 230,632.63.82
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9,616.3 0.78 7,513.227.99
29 Organic chemicals 4,353.7 0.35 3,538.823.03
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,405.9 0.11 2,063.8-31.88
31 Fertilizers 11,126.0 0.91 13,022.6-14.56
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,994.6 0.41 5,639.6-11.44
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,140.3 0.34 3,849.17.56
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 2,585.1 0.21 2,952.3-12.43
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,640.0 0.13 1,864.3-12.03
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 21.0 0.00 142.5-85.28
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 523.7 0.04 1,176.0-55.46
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 11,275.4 0.92 9,061.824.43
39 Plastics and articles thereof 41,243.3 3.36 43,743.6-5.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,056.7 0.33 4,320.3-6.10
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 24.3-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 265.5 0.02 382.3-30.56
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,128.0 0.09 1,283.5-12.11
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 22.3 0.00 98.9-77.51
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 33,391.6 2.72 29,047.714.95
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 751.5 0.06 1,003.5-25.12
50 Silk 24.1 0.00 182.5-86.82
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 81.5 0.01 22.2267.66
52 Cotton 183,740.2 14.97 175,814.34.51
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 246.6 0.02 170.144.94
54 Man-made filaments 13,988.7 1.14 14,102.0-0.80
55 Man-made staple fibers 101,762.1 8.29 95,414.36.65
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 13,041.2 1.06 14,009.7-6.91
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 81.1 0.01 299.2-72.91
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4,088.1 0.33 6,266.2-34.76
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,296.1 0.11 1,171.610.63
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 34,513.2 2.81 26,811.528.73
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 21,333.3 1.74 12,090.376.45
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13,665.7 1.11 22,028.8-37.96
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 14,022.1 1.14 11,423.122.75
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,751.2 0.14 1,630.97.38
65 Headgear and parts thereof 376.7 0.03 29.41,180.40
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 6.7 0.00 50.5-86.75
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 51.0 0.00 61.6-17.11
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,702.6 0.14 4,564.6-62.70
69 Ceramic products 354.6 0.03 467.4-24.14
70 Glass and glassware 511.2 0.04 702.3-27.21
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,999.5 0.16 1,355.847.48
72 Iron and steel 5,889.9 0.48 659.4793.21
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,269.0 0.35 2,789.653.03
74 Copper and articles thereof 507.7 0.04 253.5100.25
75 Nickel and articles thereof 11.0 0.00 9.219.93
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,668.0 0.22 2,718.6-1.86
78 Lead and articles thereof 50.9 0.00 151.2-66.32
79 Zinc and articles thereof 214.8 0.02 11.21,823.72
80 Tin and articles thereof 22.7 0.00 112.3-79.77
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 42.2 0.00 24.572.31
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,674.7 0.22 3,321.3-19.47
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,206.3 0.18 2,347.6-6.02
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 65,214.1 5.31 65,787.5-0.87
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 104,397.7 8.51 96,474.68.21
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 109.3 0.01 342.2-68.05
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 32,537.7 2.65 26,680.321.95
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,295.4 0.11 565.8128.94
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 146.7 0.01 293.2-49.98
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,041.1 0.82 10,132.4-0.90
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 389.3 0.03 295.031.95
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 329.6 0.03 214.553.69
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,325.0 0.19 899.5158.47
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 4,122.7 0.34 4,202.2-1.89
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,136.5 0.09 1,337.3-15.02
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,513.2 0.29 4,029.1-12.80
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 41.0 0.00 92.2-55.51

US Imports from Honduras

The major share of US imports from Honduras in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 53.79% of US total imports from Honduras (53.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 26.75% of US total imports from Honduras (25.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 12.12% of US total imports from Honduras (13.39% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.44% of US total imports from Honduras (2.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Honduras in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $18.1 million;
  • 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) - an increase of $7.9 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Honduras in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $16.5 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $12.9 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $8.0 million.
US imports from Honduras in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 96.6-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 21,724.6 1.68 21,109.72.91
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 259.4 0.02 524.2-50.51
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 338.9 0.03 427.3-20.70
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 13,513.1 1.05 13,102.33.14
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 134,232.2 10.38 147,141.9-8.77
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 119,219.8 9.22 101,115.817.90
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 22.0 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 363.7 0.03 198.283.52
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 9.6 0.00 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 142.0 0.01 428.6-66.88
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 15,526.7 1.20 11,711.632.58
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 12.2 0.00 103.0-88.12
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,374.5 0.26 1,789.688.56
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 12,282.0 0.95 13,114.6-6.35
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 151.4 0.01 2,746.9-94.49
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,413.5 0.19 1,935.924.67
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 450.3 0.03 302.548.89
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 21,757.6 1.68 21,558.30.92
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,479.2 0.11 4,157.7-64.42
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13.5 0.00 636.9-97.88
29 Organic chemicals 4.5 0.00 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 181.2 0.01 193.1-6.19
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 15.6-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 29.5 0.00 5.3456.76
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 222.2 0.02 525.1-57.68
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 7.0 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 484.3 0.04 380.727.20
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,605.7 0.43 5,801.6-3.38
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.3 0.00 60.5-99.46
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 126.1 0.01 104.021.34
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,427.7 0.34 5,873.7-24.62
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,773.0 0.14 1,661.46.72
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,375.8 0.11 1,208.313.86
52 Cotton 36.8 0.00 29.126.30
54 Man-made filaments 147.5 0.01 149.7-1.48
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,316.1 0.10 2,041.4-35.53
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 121.9 0.01 245.5-50.36
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 853.3 0.07 1,160.5-26.48
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3.2 0.00 20.3-84.24
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,557.0 0.12 129.71,100.87
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 557,812.9 43.15 554,370.70.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 123,898.5 9.58 131,878.8-6.05
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9,283.8 0.72 10,072.3-7.83
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.4 0.00 0.6-34.43
65 Headgear and parts thereof 315.0 0.02 357.3-11.83
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 482.8 0.04 416.216.01
69 Ceramic products 124.3 0.01 478.2-74.01
70 Glass and glassware 5.5 0.00 14.8-62.71
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 44,508.4 3.44 36,610.121.57
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 157.8-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,989.2 0.15 1,119.977.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 319.3 0.02 530.9-39.87
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,309.5 0.10 370.5253.48
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,833.1 0.14 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 20.4 0.00 29.3-30.23
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6.2 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 258.9 0.02 202.527.90
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 80.5 0.01 209.3-61.55
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,328.3 0.10 1,580.0-15.93
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 139,361.1 10.78 155,871.4-10.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 15,614.2 1.21 17,232.0-9.39
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 317.3 0.02 367.3-13.62
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 5,499.1 0.43 3,999.037.51
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,697.0 0.13 4,647.8-63.49
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,339.4 0.34 5,330.9-18.60
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 8.9-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce