US trade (export - import) with Kazakhstan in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 07, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Kazakhstan in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Kazakhstan

In 2014, US trade with Kazakhstan was $2,468.4 million, down 5.41% ($141.3 million) from 2013.

US exports to Kazakhstan in 2014 were $1,009.0 million, down 12.28% ($141.2 million) from 2013.

US imports from Kazakhstan in 2014 were $1,459.5 million, down 0.01% ($0.1 million) from 2013.

US trade deficit with Kazakhstan in 2014 was $450.5 million, a 45.59% increase ($141.1 million) over 2013.

Kazakhstan was the US 76th largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 74th in 2013), accounting for 0.0612% of US total trade (down from 0.0668% in 2013).

Kazakhstan was the US 83rd largest export market in 2014 (down from 74th in 2013), accounting for 0.0623% of US total exports (down from 0.0729% in 2013).

Kazakhstan was the US 70th largest supplier in 2014 (just as in 2013), accounting for 0.0605% of US total imports (down from 0.0627% in 2013).

US Exports to Kazakhstan

The major share of US exports to Kazakhstan in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 74.21% of US total exports to Kazakhstan (73.98% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.56% of US total exports to Kazakhstan (12.42% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.65% of US total exports to Kazakhstan (7.00% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.42% of US total exports to Kazakhstan (4.08% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Kazakhstan in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $60.8 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $17.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $14.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $10.9 million;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $4.9 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $4.6 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $3.1 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Kazakhstan in 2014 over 2013 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 $74.2 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $61.5 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) - a decrease of $58.3 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $26.1 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 $15.4 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $5.0 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $4.2 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $3.9 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $3.3 million.
US exports to Kazakhstan in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
01 Live animals 8,700.7 0.86 3,805.2128.65
02 Meat and edible meat offal 41,606.4 4.12 67,714.5-38.56
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 20.5 0.00 120.0-82.93
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 44.1 0.00 46.6-5.49
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 243.0 0.02 381.3-36.27
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 200.0 0.02 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 146.9 0.01 16.5788.17
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 149.7 0.01 2,206.1-93.21
10 Cereals 27.0 0.00 65.2-58.63
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 653.9 0.06 1,176.3-44.41
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 320.9-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 4.8 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 51.0 0.01 2.91,662.83
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 134.1 0.01 137.0-2.14
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 533.6 0.05 289.584.31
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 12.6 0.00 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5.7 0.00 44.7-87.32
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,795.7 0.38 2,801.835.47
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 74.8 0.01 31.0141.48
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 53.7 0.01 22.0144.01
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 576.1 0.06 1,295.3-55.53
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 278.6 0.03 481.4-42.13
26 Ores, slag and ash 3,085.2 0.31 21.014,588.74
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,717.8 0.37 4,668.2-20.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 58,825.0 5.83 74,184.0-20.70
29 Organic chemicals 2,518.4 0.25 5,233.7-51.88
30 Pharmaceutical products 12,421.6 1.23 15,375.2-19.21
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 529.2 0.05 297.078.16
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 9,179.6 0.91 13,418.4-31.59
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 1,933.1 0.19 2,102.5-8.06
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 811.1 0.08 424.491.14
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,176.4 0.12 447.9162.62
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 88.6 0.01 60.446.81
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 27,432.8 2.72 16,553.765.72
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,224.0 0.72 10,502.5-31.22
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,542.2 0.45 4,226.47.47
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 195.9 0.02 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 460.4 0.05 848.9-45.76
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 320.2 0.03 204.256.82
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 13.4 0.00 410.2-96.74
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 16.4-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 23.1 0.00 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 349.7 0.03 314.111.30
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 733.4 0.07 580.226.41
52 Cotton 5.7 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 6.1-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 40.0 0.00 150.7-73.48
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 28.0 0.00 7.3285.75
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 27.6-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 185.6 0.02 571.4-67.52
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 289.9 0.03 519.1-44.15
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,334.0 0.13 1,971.0-32.32
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 188.4 0.02 139.734.84
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 763.8 0.08 549.938.89
65 Headgear and parts thereof 301.5 0.03 161.986.21
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 177.4 0.02 130.036.51
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 69.6 0.01 526.2-86.78
69 Ceramic products 284.6 0.03 263.48.03
70 Glass and glassware 2,839.9 0.28 1,074.9164.21
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,419.2 0.34 3,047.812.18
72 Iron and steel 167.7 0.02 187.9-10.74
73 Articles of iron or steel 18,039.3 1.79 13,475.533.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 104.2 0.01 143.8-27.54
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,117.5 0.41 1,310.1214.30
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 443.3 0.04 251.676.21
78 Lead and articles thereof 11.4 0.00 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3.2 0.00 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 12,907.4 1.28 17,879.3-27.81
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 7,850.9 0.78 11,787.3-33.40
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 918.2 0.09 1,902.8-51.75
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 393,961.2 39.05 333,189.018.24
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 52,870.1 5.24 127,061.5-58.39
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 11,956.7 1.19 70,211.5-82.97
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 88,157.3 8.74 70,838.524.45
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 147,507.0 14.62 208,971.1-29.41
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 185.1 0.02 479.4-61.40
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 54,122.7 5.36 40,087.635.01
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 154.2 0.02 209.3-26.34
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 726.2 0.07 236.2207.47
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 707.0 0.07 439.660.84
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 1,727.7 0.17 1,169.047.79
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,138.6 0.21 1,375.355.50
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 368.8 0.04 665.2-44.57
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 200.6 0.02 183.59.33
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,785.9 0.67 8,100.1-16.22

US Imports from Kazakhstan

The major share of US imports from Kazakhstan in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 68.62% of US total imports from Kazakhstan (74.83% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 25.73% of US total imports from Kazakhstan (16.82% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.11% of US total imports from Kazakhstan (7.51% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Kazakhstan in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $124.3 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $43.0 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $31.9 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $7.0 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $6.4 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Kazakhstan in 2014 over the 2013 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 $140.8 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 $49.6 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $20.7 million.
US imports from Kazakhstan in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,743.0 0.12 595.5192.68
10 Cereals 816.0 0.06 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 11,233.9 0.77 4,812.4133.44
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 196.8 0.01 589.2-66.60
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 8.4-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 11.6-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 189.0 0.01 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,960.5 0.48 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 92,264.6 6.32 49,220.687.45
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 902,276.5 61.82 1,043,064.0-13.50
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 59,933.1 4.11 109,574.9-45.30
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.2 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 11.7 0.00 0.42,815.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 11.7 0.00 12.0-2.36
52 Cotton 7.6 0.00 5.344.25
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 27.5-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.3 0.00 13.5-97.86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.7-100.00
72 Iron and steel 189,335.3 12.97 157,423.220.27
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,030.7 0.14 286.4608.96
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,256.7 0.15 6,081.9-62.89
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3.5 0.00 3,502.9-99.90
78 Lead and articles thereof 136,468.1 9.35 12,118.41,026.13
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 45,472.7 3.12 66,141.9-31.25
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 9.7 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 160.2 0.01 385.7-58.46
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 129.2 0.01 139.2-7.17
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 24.9-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2.6 0.00 44.2-94.14
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 120.8 0.01 42.3185.76
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 61.2 0.00 0.511,183.95
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 22.3 0.00 5.5310.04
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 7,759.4 0.53 5,456.842.20
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce