US trade (export - import) with Hungary in 2018

Published or Updated: May 27, 2019

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Hungary in 2018: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Hungary

In 2018, US trade with Hungary was $7.0 billion, down 1.66% ($0.1 billion) from 2017.

US exports to Hungary in 2018 were $1.8 billion, down 7.22% ($0.1 billion) from 2017.

US imports from Hungary in 2018 totaled $5.2 billion, up 0.37% ($0.0 billion) from 2017.

US trade deficit with Hungary in 2018 was $3.4 billion, a 4.72% increase ($0.2 billion) over 2017.

Hungary was the US 55th largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 53rd in 2017), accounting for 0.1624% of US total trade (down from 0.1788% in 2017).

Hungary was the US 66th largest export market in 2018 (down from 62nd in 2017), accounting for 0.1053% of US total exports (down from 0.1222% in 2017).

Hungary was the US 46th largest supplier in 2018 (down from 45th in 2017), accounting for 0.1988% of US total imports (down from 0.2151% in 2017).

US Exports to Hungary

The major share of US exports to Hungary in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 77.19% of US total exports to Hungary (80.90% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.80% of US total exports to Hungary (7.36% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.44% of US total exports to Hungary (3.47% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.74% of US total exports to Hungary (1.79% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Hungary in 2018 over 2017 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) - an increase of $35.0 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $33.2 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $20.8 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $11.1 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $9.7 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $9.1 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $7.1 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $6.8 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $6.5 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Hungary in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $239.2 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $12.3 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $10.6 million.
US exports to Hungary in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
01 Live animals 32.0 0.00 40.6-21.14
02 Meat and edible meat offal 8.1 0.00 6.918.27
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 120.0 0.01 78.253.50
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 16.9 0.00 10.463.04
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,978.6 0.11 1,570.326.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 12.3 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 18,131.0 1.03 16,355.210.86
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 441.4 0.03 1,126.2-60.80
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 174.0 0.01 41.6317.99
10 Cereals 707.4 0.04 499.641.60
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 8.9-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8,691.6 0.50 2,228.2290.08
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 59.6 0.00 59.20.67
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 784.1 0.04 157.7397.34
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 114.3 0.01 33.6240.13
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2.8 0.00 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 84.7 0.00 6.71,158.85
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,999.9 0.34 4,509.733.04
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,074.9 0.35 4,694.329.41
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 917.2 0.05 468.195.94
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,677.5 0.21 1,924.791.06
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 427.8 0.02 446.3-4.15
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,556.0 0.09 1,764.3-11.81
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,345.9 0.13 3,080.7-23.85
29 Organic chemicals 19,274.1 1.10 18,569.53.79
30 Pharmaceutical products 51,802.8 2.95 18,628.0178.09
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 36.8-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,957.1 0.23 4,968.0-20.35
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 15,398.4 0.88 11,614.332.58
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 3,014.3 0.17 6,213.7-51.49
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,926.3 0.17 4,586.2-36.19
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,357.8 0.08 796.470.48
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 7.0 0.00 35.7-80.37
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 11,617.7 0.66 12,938.9-10.21
39 Plastics and articles thereof 35,569.7 2.03 47,914.8-25.76
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,049.8 0.40 9,672.6-27.12
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 800.2 0.05 156.7410.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 271.7 0.02 532.4-48.98
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 707.0 0.04 791.3-10.66
45 Cork and articles of cork 12.5 0.00 4.3193.52
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 3.8 0.00 112.6-96.65
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 152.5 0.01 331.9-54.06
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,693.5 0.38 6,726.7-0.49
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,481.6 0.08 4,883.9-69.66
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 12.4-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 6.8 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 410.1 0.02 1,177.2-65.16
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3.3 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 249.5 0.01 115.5116.01
55 Man-made staple fibers 69.9 0.00 222.5-68.57
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,067.7 0.06 2,159.3-50.55
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 35.6 0.00 2.61,253.40
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 31.0 0.00 74.2-58.19
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,752.9 0.10 2,122.5-17.41
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 549.3 0.03 513.17.05
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 124.0 0.01 225.5-45.02
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 191.5 0.01 342.1-44.02
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 421.1 0.02 513.0-17.91
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 101.6 0.01 92.210.21
65 Headgear and parts thereof 31.1 0.00 146.3-78.73
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 30.7 0.00 19.061.38
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,083.4 0.23 5,089.8-19.77
69 Ceramic products 8,595.8 0.49 7,048.621.95
70 Glass and glassware 13,073.0 0.75 5,999.7117.89
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 580.0 0.03 1,110.3-47.76
72 Iron and steel 1,812.5 0.10 1,602.813.08
73 Articles of iron or steel 19,990.9 1.14 30,553.7-34.57
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,776.1 0.10 1,874.9-5.27
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,829.0 0.28 5,336.6-9.51
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10,845.1 0.62 1,695.6539.61
78 Lead and articles thereof 29.0 0.00 5.4433.18
79 Zinc and articles thereof 111.6 0.01 151.2-26.19
80 Tin and articles thereof 3,017.1 0.17 1,030.9192.66
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,882.5 0.11 5,078.7-62.93
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,685.0 0.27 7,050.8-33.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 11,242.7 0.64 11,229.20.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 591,842.2 33.76 830,998.2-28.78
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 315,992.7 18.02 280,966.612.47
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 737.8 0.04 1,129.2-34.66
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 162,196.9 9.25 152,509.66.35
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 117,660.8 6.71 96,834.921.51
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 803.0 0.05 253.6216.68
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 163,919.2 9.35 165,989.3-1.25
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,844.2 0.22 244.01,475.39
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 481.5 0.03 447.77.56
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,616.3 0.09 1,190.835.73
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 4,771.2 0.27 7,137.7-33.16
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,137.4 0.58 3,365.8201.19
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 513.0 0.03 634.9-19.20
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 11,379.5 0.65 307.93,595.66
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 61,137.8 3.49 66,360.3-7.87

US Imports from Hungary

The major share of US imports from Hungary in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 77.18% of US total imports from Hungary (81.10% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.73% of US total imports from Hungary (7.57% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.76% of US total imports from Hungary (1.31% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.10% of US total imports from Hungary (0.77% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.01% of US total imports from Hungary (0.88% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Hungary in 2018 over 2017 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) - an increase of $90.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $74.9 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $58.3 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $32.0 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $21.4 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $18.5 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $18.2 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Hungary in 2018 over the 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $321.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $31.3 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $17.7 million.
US imports from Hungary in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2017
USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
01 Live animals 3,061.4 0.06 1,507.7103.06
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,053.7 0.02 1,540.6-31.60
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4.0 0.00 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,586.4 0.05 1,991.029.90
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 10,089.1 0.19 5,646.978.66
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 5.4 0.00 39.4-86.36
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 7,529.5 0.14 6,557.514.82
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 396.7 0.01 389.01.96
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 77.0-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 13.6 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,113.0 0.02 1,085.22.56
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4.2 0.00 18.0-76.57
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 267.6 0.01 210.227.30
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,482.8 0.07 2,635.532.15
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 797.4 0.02 1,060.6-24.81
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,296.5 0.02 1,208.27.30
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 12,154.9 0.23 9,426.728.94
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8,864.8 0.17 2,920.9203.49
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,107.0 0.08 3,067.533.89
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 118.5 0.00 30.4290.39
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 161.4 0.00 236.0-31.63
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 283.3 0.01 368.1-23.04
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,258.1 0.02 966.130.23
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 29,551.3 0.57 20,436.444.60
29 Organic chemicals 129,250.6 2.49 111,063.916.37
30 Pharmaceutical products 49,866.4 0.96 17,899.5178.59
31 Fertilizers 18.8 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 915.5 0.02 713.928.24
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 70,997.4 1.37 69,286.62.47
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 14,888.8 0.29 14,450.63.03
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 539.7 0.01 296.981.76
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 853.2 0.02 1,586.2-46.21
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 4.8 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7,984.5 0.15 8,065.2-1.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 60,177.8 1.16 77,897.7-22.75
40 Rubber and articles thereof 88,870.5 1.71 70,377.026.28
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 96.9 0.00 91.26.26
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 13,660.8 0.26 9,116.849.84
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 191.6 0.00 141.635.26
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,469.2 0.16 8,491.0-0.26
45 Cork and articles of cork 13.6 0.00 13.41.76
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 5.3 0.00 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11,026.9 0.21 6,625.366.44
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,599.4 0.03 1,356.617.90
50 Silk 1.5 0.00 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 16.5 0.00 48.8-66.08
52 Cotton 67.3 0.00 35.689.28
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 442.2 0.01 579.2-23.66
54 Man-made filaments 2,873.6 0.06 2,744.34.71
55 Man-made staple fibers 10,453.4 0.20 8,654.820.78
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,525.7 0.05 1,565.661.33
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 674.5 0.01 976.5-30.93
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 86.0 0.00 58.148.10
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 30,403.0 0.58 9,000.7237.79
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 60.2 0.00 0.512,727.29
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,414.5 0.07 2,767.023.40
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 25,634.0 0.49 25,223.01.63
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,954.6 0.04 1,918.41.89
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 12,502.7 0.24 13,943.7-10.33
65 Headgear and parts thereof 266.6 0.01 308.1-13.47
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 5.5 0.00 3.460.40
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 7.3-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 31,553.7 0.61 32,475.9-2.84
69 Ceramic products 11,820.1 0.23 11,670.61.28
70 Glass and glassware 10,863.2 0.21 9,506.714.27
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,320.4 0.12 4,095.854.32
72 Iron and steel 1,049.7 0.02 646.862.29
73 Articles of iron or steel 18,892.3 0.36 15,113.325.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,428.2 0.03 1,710.0-16.48
75 Nickel and articles thereof 235.0 0.00 176.732.98
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,290.0 0.04 2,748.4-16.68
78 Lead and articles thereof 4.3 0.00 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 340.6 0.01 374.2-8.98
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,788.5 0.05 608.4358.32
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 718.6 0.01 2,799.3-74.33
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 17,341.3 0.33 14,767.217.43
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,648.4 0.15 6,816.412.21
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,457,287.8 28.02 1,382,338.75.42
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 1,146,598.3 22.05 1,055,766.48.60
86 Railwtd td/tday 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 12,481.4 0.24 14,408.9-13.38
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,059,247.3 20.37 1,380,260.8-23.26
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 662.5 0.01 570.016.23
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 86.0 0.00 45.987.59
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 337,210.6 6.48 368,503.0-8.49
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 741.9 0.01 238.8210.73
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 89.2 0.00 113.4-21.30
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 8,571.2 0.16 2,354.1264.09
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 57,462.1 1.10 46,824.022.72
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 51,769.8 1.00 40,849.026.73
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 895.7 0.02 502.778.20
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 6,328.0 0.12 8,126.0-22.13
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 308,554.3 5.93 250,221.323.31
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce