US trade (export - import) with Kazakhstan in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 01, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Kazakhstan in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Kazakhstan

In 2013, US trade with Kazakhstan totaled $2,609.7 million, up 4.70% ($117.2 million) from 2012.

US exports to Kazakhstan in 2013 totaled $1,150.1 million, up 30.16% ($266.5 million) from 2012.

US imports from Kazakhstan in 2013 were $1,459.6 million, down 9.28% ($149.3 million) from 2012.

US trade deficit with Kazakhstan in 2013 was $309.4 million, a 57.33% decrease ($415.8 million) over 2012.

Kazakhstan was the US 74th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 77th in 2012), accounting for 0.07% of US total trade (up from 0.06% in 2012).

Kazakhstan was the US 74th largest export market in 2013 (up from 80th in 2012), accounting for 0.07% of US total exports (up from 0.06% in 2012).

Kazakhstan was the US 70th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 72nd in 2012), accounting for 0.06% of US total imports (down from 0.07% in 2012).

US Exports to Kazakhstan

The major share of US exports to Kazakhstan in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 73.98% of US total exports to Kazakhstan (70.82% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.42% of US total exports to Kazakhstan (7.89% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.00% of US total exports to Kazakhstan (14.17% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.08% of US total exports to Kazakhstan (4.19% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Kazakhstan in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $156.6 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $71.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $32.0 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 $22.1 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) - an increase of $13.2 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $10.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $8.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $4.8 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Kazakhstan in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $44.4 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $6.0 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $3.9 million.
US exports to Kazakhstan in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
01 Live animals 3,805.2 0.33 6,723.3-43.40
02 Meat and edible meat offal 67,714.5 5.89 112,110.9-39.60
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 120.0 0.01 156.8-23.50
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 46.6 0.00 362.0-87.12
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 381.3 0.03 1,275.9-70.12
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 30.8-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 16.5 0.00 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,206.1 0.19 966.9128.16
10 Cereals 65.2 0.01 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 292.5-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,176.3 0.10 475.3147.50
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 320.9 0.03 847.3-62.13
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2.9 0.00 34.4-91.59
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 137.0 0.01 79.173.23
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 289.5 0.03 5.05,669.79
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 44.7 0.00 28.556.65
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,801.8 0.24 582.4381.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 31.0 0.00 72.2-57.08
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 22.0 0.00 66.1-66.70
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,295.3 0.11 1,108.516.85
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 481.4 0.04 230.5108.89
26 Ores, slag and ash 21.0 0.00 13.456.99
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,668.2 0.41 4,667.80.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 74,184.0 6.45 2,623.52,727.71
29 Organic chemicals 5,233.7 0.46 3,417.353.15
30 Pharmaceutical products 15,375.2 1.34 19,278.0-20.24
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 297.0 0.03 842.1-64.73
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 13,418.4 1.17 19,432.3-30.95
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 2,102.5 0.18 2,890.7-27.27
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 424.4 0.04 575.6-26.28
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 447.9 0.04 999.5-55.18
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 60.4 0.01 108.0-44.11
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 16,553.7 1.44 8,566.093.25
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,502.5 0.91 5,709.083.96
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,226.4 0.37 5,255.0-19.57
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 848.9 0.07 1,124.1-24.48
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 204.2 0.02 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 410.2 0.04 113.0262.91
45 Cork and articles of cork 16.4 0.00 14.116.44
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 314.1 0.03 142.5120.39
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 580.2 0.05 409.341.77
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 6.1 0.00 14.8-58.88
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 12.6-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 150.7 0.01 35.7322.60
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 7.3 0.00 206.7-96.49
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 27.6 0.00 14.393.63
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 571.4 0.05 619.2-7.72
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 30.1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 519.1 0.05 753.6-31.11
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,971.0 0.17 1,953.30.91
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 139.7 0.01 145.8-4.16
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 549.9 0.05 182.6201.15
65 Headgear and parts thereof 161.9 0.01 68.4136.76
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 130.0 0.01 94.237.99
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 526.2 0.05 546.8-3.77
69 Ceramic products 263.4 0.02 215.722.10
70 Glass and glassware 1,074.9 0.09 637.868.52
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,047.8 0.26 2,295.032.80
72 Iron and steel 187.9 0.02 669.8-71.95
73 Articles of iron or steel 13,475.5 1.17 13,187.12.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 143.8 0.01 134.96.58
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,310.1 0.11 2,155.1-39.21
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 251.6 0.02 317.9-20.86
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.4-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 17,879.3 1.55 7,861.4127.43
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 11,787.3 1.02 10,381.813.54
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,902.8 0.17 2,332.2-18.41
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 333,189.0 28.97 301,199.310.62
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 127,061.5 11.05 104,973.421.04
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 70,211.5 6.10 57,007.723.16
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 70,838.5 6.16 69,961.61.25
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 208,971.1 18.17 52,326.9299.36
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 479.4 0.04 1,337.3-64.15
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 40,087.6 3.49 38,975.92.85
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 209.3 0.02 44.0375.77
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 236.2 0.02 278.3-15.13
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 439.6 0.04 595.7-26.21
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 1,169.0 0.10 2,127.8-45.06
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,375.3 0.12 1,131.621.54
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 665.2 0.06 629.95.62
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 183.5 0.02 23.1695.19
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 8,100.1 0.70 6,511.624.39

US Imports from Kazakhstan

The major share of US imports from Kazakhstan in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 74.83% of US total imports from Kazakhstan (69.09% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 16.82% of US total imports from Kazakhstan (21.58% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.51% of US total imports from Kazakhstan (8.68% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Kazakhstan in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $12.1 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $11.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Kazakhstan in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $86.9 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $30.9 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $28.0 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $24.9 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $5.3 million.
US imports from Kazakhstan in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 595.5 0.04 1,341.6-55.61
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,812.4 0.33 1,296.1271.31
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 589.2 0.04 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 8.4 0.00 10.9-22.72
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11.6 0.00 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 41.5-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 49,220.6 3.37 80,153.7-38.59
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,043,064.0 71.46 1,031,485.01.12
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 109,574.9 7.51 134,453.9-18.50
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 5,268.1-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 1.5-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.4 0.00 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12.0 0.00 2.3416.74
52 Cotton 5.3 0.00 2.2135.23
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.4 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 27.5 0.00 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13.5 0.00 9.049.53
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.7 0.00 0.0
72 Iron and steel 157,423.2 10.79 185,420.6-15.10
73 Articles of iron or steel 286.4 0.02 6.84,082.65
74 Copper and articles thereof 6,081.9 0.42 8,050.5-24.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,502.9 0.24 657.3432.90
78 Lead and articles thereof 12,118.4 0.83 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 66,141.9 4.53 153,024.2-56.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 385.7 0.03 157.6144.75
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 139.2 0.01 280.7-50.42
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 24.9 0.00 0.0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 44.2 0.00 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 42.3 0.00 74.5-43.24
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 0.5 0.00 12.4-95.61
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5.5 0.00 1,145.9-99.52
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5,456.8 0.37 5,977.1-8.71
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce