US trade with Honduras in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 24, 2017

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

US Trade with Honduras

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Honduras totaled $5.0 billion, up 2.40% ($0.1 billion) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Honduras in the first half of 2017 totaled $2.5 billion, up 3.55% ($0.1 billion) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Honduras in the first half of 2017 totaled $2.5 billion, up 1.29% ($0.0 billion) from the first half of 2016.

US trade deficit with Honduras in the first half of 2017 was $0.0 billion, a 55.66% decrease ($0.1 billion) over the first half of 2016.

Honduras was the US 45th largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (down from 44th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.2605% of US total trade (down from 0.2720% in the first half of 2016).

Honduras was the US 42nd largest export market in the first half of 2017 (just as in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.3283% of US total exports (down from 0.3376% in the first half of 2016).

Honduras was the US 45th largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (down from 42nd in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.2166% of US total imports (down from 0.2291% in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Honduras

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 31.77% of US total exports to Honduras (31.32% in the first half of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 21.28% of US total exports to Honduras (19.10% in the first half of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 17.27% of US total exports to Honduras (16.20% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.70% of US total exports to Honduras (12.42% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.86% of US total exports to Honduras (8.19% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.80% of US total exports to Honduras (2.82% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.19% of US total exports to Honduras (0.96% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Honduras 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) - an increase of $70.9 million;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $19.5 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $17.7 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $14.0 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 $12.0 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $10.9 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $10.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $9.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $8.0 million.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $39.3 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $14.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $8.7 million.
US exports to Honduras 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 2,044.0 0.08 2,256.6-9.42
02 Meat and edible meat offal 36,416.8 1.46 33,015.210.30
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,069.4 0.04 1,048.42.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 9,362.3 0.38 4,975.888.15
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,283.6 0.05 925.538.69
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 28.0 0.00 19.444.45
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,276.3 0.13 2,649.323.67
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,464.4 0.14 2,577.334.42
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 474.2 0.02 422.312.28
10 Cereals 79,465.0 3.20 118,760.2-33.09
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 738.2 0.03 691.46.77
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8,523.6 0.34 13,973.0-39.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,958.9 0.08 1,858.35.41
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 59.2 0.00 21.3178.12
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 9,113.3 0.37 7,581.520.20
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 4,877.2 0.20 4,901.6-0.50
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,435.3 0.06 2,247.4-36.13
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,057.5 0.12 4,765.0-35.83
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9,443.3 0.38 8,930.75.74
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 7,402.9 0.30 8,428.7-12.17
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 19,362.3 0.78 28,105.6-31.11
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,085.9 0.20 5,786.4-12.11
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 52,801.8 2.12 42,224.425.05
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5,171.9 0.21 1,952.6164.87
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,065.6 0.04 1,484.2-28.20
26 Ores, slag and ash 49.4 0.00 174.2-71.65
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 527,880.5 21.23 456,942.815.52
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 18,876.3 0.76 13,531.139.50
29 Organic chemicals 8,346.8 0.34 8,574.5-2.66
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,427.1 0.10 4,057.0-40.18
31 Fertilizers 20,309.4 0.82 19,716.83.01
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 9,759.1 0.39 9,864.1-1.06
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8,870.8 0.36 8,595.63.20
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 5,908.4 0.24 6,121.9-3.49
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,905.2 0.16 3,427.013.95
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 118.8 0.00 145.1-18.14
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 905.4 0.04 1,917.0-52.77
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 21,496.4 0.86 17,503.822.81
39 Plastics and articles thereof 85,146.7 3.43 86,797.2-1.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 9,418.8 0.38 16,481.8-42.85
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) 568.6 0.02 1,094.9-48.07
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 16.0 0.00 3.2396.02
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,360.1 0.09 2,573.1-8.28
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 22.9 0.00 35.0-34.53
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 22.3 0.00 587.5-96.21
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 65,161.9 2.62 62,260.34.66
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,108.5 0.08 2,347.7-10.19
50 Silk 34.8 0.00 186.2-81.32
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 147.1 0.01 22.2563.68
52 Cotton 361,575.7 14.54 342,030.55.71
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 246.6 0.01 170.144.94
54 Man-made filaments 26,307.2 1.06 26,236.90.27
55 Man-made staple fibers 204,293.3 8.22 190,319.87.34
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 26,784.4 1.08 27,613.7-3.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 382.4 0.02 580.4-34.11
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 9,496.0 0.38 11,748.9-19.18
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,352.0 0.09 2,068.413.71
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 59,198.3 2.38 60,309.7-1.84
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 39,797.0 1.60 22,100.780.07
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 27,681.2 1.11 41,887.1-33.91
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 27,422.1 1.10 22,596.521.36
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,266.3 0.13 3,669.9-11.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 730.6 0.03 103.3607.49
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 68.8 0.00 60.114.40
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 61.8 0.00 142.8-56.74
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,278.3 0.13 6,213.5-47.24
69 Ceramic products 569.0 0.02 2,128.4-73.27
70 Glass and glassware 1,032.4 0.04 2,003.0-48.46
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,924.0 0.24 4,075.945.34
72 Iron and steel 6,938.8 0.28 1,686.1311.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,320.5 0.29 5,338.437.13
74 Copper and articles thereof 960.2 0.04 437.5119.49
75 Nickel and articles thereof 18.7 0.00 13.637.32
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,896.8 0.20 5,370.2-8.82
78 Lead and articles thereof 50.9 0.00 438.1-88.38
79 Zinc and articles thereof 221.7 0.01 63.5249.06
80 Tin and articles thereof 67.3 0.00 119.7-43.79
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 60.1 0.00 49.222.31
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,554.8 0.18 5,082.1-10.38
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,555.1 0.18 4,464.92.02
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 132,697.4 5.34 123,584.67.37
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 203,720.5 8.19 191,708.46.27
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 307.0 0.01 633.3-51.52
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 64,297.8 2.59 53,356.420.51
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,524.4 0.06 1,213.425.63
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 591.8 0.02 381.855.01
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 26,116.3 1.05 18,153.343.87
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 636.7 0.03 554.514.83
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 558.5 0.02 483.115.60
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,795.6 0.11 1,548.680.52
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 7,754.7 0.31 8,485.4-8.61
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,471.3 0.10 3,004.6-17.75
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,561.9 0.26 7,747.3-15.30
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 83.1 0.00 189.5-56.17

US Imports from Honduras

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 50.93% of US total imports from Honduras (51.89% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 29.26% of US total imports from Honduras (27.08% in the first half of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 12.41% of US total imports from Honduras (13.47% in the first half of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.53% of US total imports from Honduras (3.23% in the first half of 2016).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $52.1 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $16.3 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 $8.9 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Honduras in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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 $20.9 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $10.3 million.
US imports from Honduras 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 135.9-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 57,746.2 2.28 65,175.1-11.40
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 511.8 0.02 633.6-19.22
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 478.2 0.02 557.8-14.26
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 38,992.6 1.54 37,757.13.27
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 320,292.0 12.67 304,033.65.35
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 212,849.4 8.42 160,787.832.38
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 22.0 0.00 36.7-40.17
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 884.8 0.03 409.8115.90
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 1,236.4 0.05 868.642.35
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 27,402.7 1.08 28,077.5-2.40
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 25.3 0.00 131.9-80.81
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,063.5 0.20 3,591.640.98
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 25,669.8 1.02 26,135.3-1.78
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,772.6 0.15 5,488.9-31.27
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,982.5 0.16 4,038.5-1.39
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 873.6 0.03 317.0175.62
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 40,126.6 1.59 37,737.06.33
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,612.2 0.10 7,760.6-66.34
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13.5 0.00 660.2-97.96
29 Organic chemicals 4.5 0.00 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 338.1 0.01 335.00.94
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 33.0-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 38.4 0.00 32.717.67
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 767.0 0.03 1,004.0-23.61
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 7.0 0.00 3.1124.19
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,422.4 0.06 728.195.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,476.1 0.41 10,176.92.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1.2 0.00 78.1-98.51
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 240.2 0.01 284.6-15.61
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,209.5 0.36 12,070.7-23.70
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 3,501.1 0.14 3,279.86.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,077.7 0.08 1,956.46.20
52 Cotton 39.9 0.00 54.6-26.99
54 Man-made filaments 387.1 0.02 291.532.78
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,026.9 0.08 4,129.8-50.92
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 324.2 0.01 545.6-40.58
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,920.7 0.08 1,973.9-2.70
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4.0 0.00 20.3-80.21
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,927.4 0.08 219.1779.79
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,027,865.5 40.65 1,022,476.20.53
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 234,788.6 9.29 245,052.9-4.19
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 18,046.7 0.71 19,987.8-9.71
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.0 0.00 4.3-52.79
65 Headgear and parts thereof 495.6 0.02 589.3-15.89
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,052.0 0.04 1,009.04.25
69 Ceramic products 184.3 0.01 656.3-71.92
70 Glass and glassware 21.2 0.00 40.3-47.50
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 89,377.9 3.53 80,513.611.01
72 Iron and steel 86.7 0.00 183.1-52.64
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,156.4 0.12 1,680.287.86
74 Copper and articles thereof 706.2 0.03 732.8-3.64
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,026.3 0.16 486.2728.08
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,833.1 0.07 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 83.7 0.00 29.3185.83
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 487.1 0.02 335.245.30
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 154.1 0.01 250.8-38.55
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,823.4 0.07 2,529.2-27.91
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 279,662.8 11.06 300,558.9-6.95
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 31,833.5 1.26 32,479.6-1.99
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 565.8 0.02 633.3-10.67
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 10,723.7 0.42 8,031.833.52
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,560.6 0.14 6,361.5-44.03
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8,143.3 0.32 9,546.8-14.70
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 40.0 0.00 11.1258.85
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce