US trade (export - import) with Kyrgyzstan in 2018

Published or Updated: Jun 17, 2019

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

US Trade with Kyrgyzstan

In 2018, US trade with Kyrgyzstan was $24.7 million, down 24.68% ($8.1 million) from 2017.

US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2018 were $17.0 million, down 34.83% ($9.1 million) from 2017.

US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2018 totaled $7.7 million, up 14.46% ($1.0 million) from 2017.

US trade surplus with Kyrgyzstan in 2018 was $9.2 million, a 52.10% decrease ($10.1 million) over 2017.

Kyrgyzstan was the US 187th largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 181st in 2017), accounting for 0.0006% of US total trade (down from 0.0008% in 2017).

Kyrgyzstan was the US 185th largest export market in 2018 (down from 176th in 2017), accounting for 0.0010% of US total exports (down from 0.0017% in 2017).

Kyrgyzstan was the US 175th largest supplier in 2018 (up from 179th in 2017), accounting for 0.0003% of US total imports (just as in 2017).

US Exports to Kyrgyzstan

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 69.14% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (58.55% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.99% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (17.95% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.80% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (2.66% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.78% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (3.77% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.23% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (1.26% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.88% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (1.84% in 2017).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $749.2 thousand;
  • 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 $386.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $123.3 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $66.9 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $57.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $51.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Kyrgyzstan 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 $3,033.2 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $2,415.9 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $1,960.2 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $1,293.1 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $345.2 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $325.0 thousand;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $221.7 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $217.3 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $170.5 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $159.4 thousand;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - a decrease of $153.6 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $116.2 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $75.0 thousand.
US exports to Kyrgyzstan 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
(%)
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 27.0 0.16 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2.5 0.01 28.6-91.21
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 24.8-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 86.7 0.51 112.5-22.96
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 40.1 0.24 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 87.0 0.51 59.246.95
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 221.7-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 345.2-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 229.2 1.35 190.820.12
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 475.5 2.80 692.7-31.36
30 Pharmaceutical products 77.0 0.45 19.4297.26
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 21.0 0.12 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 57.4 0.34 216.7-73.53
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 133.3 0.78 208.2-35.99
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3.8 0.02 9.9-61.98
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 118.2 0.70 67.076.32
39 Plastics and articles thereof 365.5 2.15 481.7-24.13
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,260.0 7.42 3,676.0-65.72
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 10.8 0.06 21.8-50.49
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 17.1 0.10 39.4-56.57
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 32.6-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 40.6 0.24 79.8-49.06
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 66.9 0.39 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.7 0.02 173.2-98.45
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 27.5 0.16 37.1-25.81
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 11.0 0.06 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 153.6-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5.2 0.03 13.0-59.78
69 Ceramic products 11.4 0.07 10.310.36
70 Glass and glassware 2.9 0.02 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6.3 0.04 29.5-78.76
72 Iron and steel 4.5 0.03 5.7-20.96
73 Articles of iron or steel 274.1 1.61 234.516.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 23.5 0.14 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3.2 0.02 6.5-50.71
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 45.7 0.27 73.4-37.73
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 28.0 0.16 2.8900.68
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,529.8 26.67 7,563.0-40.11
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 3,549.6 20.90 3,162.712.23
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,363.2 8.02 614.0122.03
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 201.7 1.19 1,494.8-86.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,101.5 12.37 2,426.6-13.39
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 17.1-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 266.9 1.57 2,227.0-88.02
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 46.9 0.28 28.763.29
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4.6 0.03 7.8-41.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 139.2 0.82 15.9773.72
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,218.7 7.17 1,233.0-1.16

US Imports from Kyrgyzstan

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 57.04% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (71.92% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.38% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (1.89% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.95% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (5.94% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.79% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (5.70% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.06% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (3.19% in 2017).

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

  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $941.7 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $529.5 thousand;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $316.5 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $200.7 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $140.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $81.0 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $72.1 thousand;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $51.5 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $41.0 thousand.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $403.3 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $183.1 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $133.8 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $119.8 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $95.9 thousand;
  • 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 $90.0 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $78.5 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $66.2 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $57.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $40.1 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $30.2 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $25.3 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $23.4 thousand.
US imports from Kyrgyzstan 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 8.3-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5.9 0.08 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 85.5 1.10 34.0151.72
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 55.6 0.72 14.6281.28
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 66.2-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 316.5 4.09 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 17.5 0.23 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 941.7 12.17 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 3.8 0.05 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3.0 0.04 60.8-95.13
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 40.2 0.52 223.4-81.98
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 8.0-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 81.0 1.05 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10.9 0.14 89.5-87.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2.7 0.03 27.9-90.42
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2.4 0.03 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4.6 0.06 4.9-5.16
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 9.4-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 11.5 0.15 10.68.27
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 24.1 0.31 47.5-49.31
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 22.5 0.29 142.3-84.18
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 47.8 0.62 63.3-24.45
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 190.8 2.47 118.760.73
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4.6 0.06 2.1116.45
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3.3 0.04 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 30.2-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 16.9 0.22 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 7.3-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 4.9 0.06 138.7-96.47
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 19.7-100.00
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 40.1-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,886.8 24.38 2,290.1-17.61
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 33.4 0.43 123.5-72.93
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,492.1 32.20 2,351.15.99
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2.3 0.03 98.3-97.63
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 82.6 1.07 95.5-13.52
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 426.7 5.51 226.088.80
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 918.0 11.86 388.5136.28
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Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce