US trade with Lithuania in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 22, 2017

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

US Trade with Lithuania

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Lithuania totaled $1,024.9 million, up 7.89% ($75.0 million) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Lithuania in the first half of 2017 totaled $265.9 million, up 20.17% ($44.6 million) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Lithuania in the first half of 2017 totaled $759.0 million, up 4.17% ($30.4 million) from the first half of 2016.

US trade deficit with Lithuania in the first half of 2017 was $493.1 million, a 2.81% decrease ($14.3 million) over the first half of 2016.

Lithuania was the US 79th largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (down from 77th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0533% of US total trade (up from 0.0528% in the first half of 2016).

Lithuania was the US 93rd largest export market in the first half of 2017 (up from 95th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0351% of US total exports (up from 0.0311% in the first half of 2016).

Lithuania was the US 69th largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (down from 68th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0650% of US total imports (down from 0.0669% in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Lithuania

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 73.45% of US total exports to Lithuania (68.62% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.47% of US total exports to Lithuania (9.61% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.35% of US total exports to Lithuania (11.85% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.29% of US total exports to Lithuania (1.76% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.17% of US total exports to Lithuania (1.57% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.86% of US total exports to Lithuania (1.48% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Lithuania in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 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 $29.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $9.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5.0 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $5.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $2.3 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.9 million.

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

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $4.3 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $3.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $3.1 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - a decrease of $0.8 million.
US exports to Lithuania 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 14.5 0.01 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5,927.4 2.23 10,189.4-41.83
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 209.8-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 187.4 0.07 41.5351.65
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 10,042.7 3.78 5,075.197.88
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
10 Cereals 679.3 0.26 333.7103.54
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 526.6 0.20 984.5-46.50
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 4.8 0.00 6.3-24.28
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 899.6-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 55.8 0.02 79.3-29.70
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 9.3 0.00 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3.2 0.00 3.20.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 781.5 0.29 1,715.1-54.43
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,735.9 0.65 864.6100.76
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,429.8 0.54 1,626.9-12.12
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 180.0 0.07 71.7151.13
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 622.3 0.23 4,110.8-84.86
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 380.9 0.14 243.656.33
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 518.6 0.20 153.2238.55
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 328.7 0.12 297.110.65
29 Organic chemicals 1,995.9 0.75 414.9381.08
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,119.3 0.42 895.225.03
31 Fertilizers 23.6 0.01 127.9-81.57
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,507.5 0.57 754.899.73
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,597.4 2.48 5,302.224.43
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 812.3 0.31 256.4216.80
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,260.8 0.85 2,165.84.39
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 59.7 0.02 61.3-2.66
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,135.3 2.31 3,832.760.08
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,613.4 1.36 6,692.3-46.01
40 Rubber and articles thereof 724.9 0.27 460.957.26
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 8.2 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) 127.7 0.05 67.788.50
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 302.0 0.11 12.92,235.16
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,675.8 1.01 2,840.0-5.78
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 140.8 0.05 178.5-21.11
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 532.1 0.20 814.8-34.69
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 78.9 0.03 65.320.78
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 57.5 0.02 0.0
52 Cotton 55.2 0.02 27.997.63
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 8.7-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 175.1 0.07 661.0-73.50
55 Man-made staple fibers 11.4 0.00 107.6-89.36
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 157.2 0.06 30.9408.45
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 190.2 0.07 323.4-41.20
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 33.1 0.01 6.7394.77
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 216.1 0.08 156.638.02
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 177.7 0.07 998.9-82.22
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 184.4 0.07 143.428.54
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 404.6 0.15 110.0267.65
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 952.4 0.36 808.117.85
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 346.3 0.13 18.21,804.23
65 Headgear and parts thereof 122.0 0.05 70.572.90
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 19.9 0.01 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 10.8-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 460.0 0.17 619.4-25.72
69 Ceramic products 26.6 0.01 32.7-18.58
70 Glass and glassware 3,020.8 1.14 4,528.3-33.29
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 103.7 0.04 155.0-33.11
72 Iron and steel 43.6 0.02 56.3-22.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 754.2 0.28 743.61.43
74 Copper and articles thereof 102.3 0.04 4.02,456.53
75 Nickel and articles thereof 60.1 0.02 67.3-10.61
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 125.4 0.05 79.857.15
78 Lead and articles thereof 2.7 0.00 5.8-54.11
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 21.5-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 119.9 0.05 955.9-87.45
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 706.4 0.27 1,136.4-37.84
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 372.4 0.14 206.979.94
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 40,796.3 15.34 31,596.429.12
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 14,352.2 5.40 14,113.71.69
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 10.1 0.00 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 107,381.0 40.39 77,956.337.75
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 13,834.9 5.20 13,991.4-1.12
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 217.6 0.08 441.1-50.67
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 18,712.6 7.04 13,736.336.23
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 14.8 0.01 35.1-57.74
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 150.7 0.06 226.0-33.32
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 819.6 0.31 851.9-3.79
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 1,559.0 0.59 1,201.429.77
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,004.6 0.38 792.426.78
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 95.4 0.04 204.7-53.39
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 165.8 0.06 386.4-57.08

US Imports from Lithuania

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 65.28% of US total imports from Lithuania (62.44% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.49% of US total imports from Lithuania (13.30% in the first half of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.46% of US total imports from Lithuania (6.63% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.48% of US total imports from Lithuania (4.58% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.63% of US total imports from Lithuania (1.91% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.11% of US total imports from Lithuania (1.15% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.76% of US total imports from Lithuania (1.02% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Lithuania 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 $40.4 million;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $14.1 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $7.9 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4.5 million.

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

  • 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 $9.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $8.5 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $8.5 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $4.3 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) - a decrease of $3.8 million;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $2.8 million.
US imports from Lithuania 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
(%)
01 Live animals 45.2 0.01 6.9556.69
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 173.4 0.02 1,691.3-89.75
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,788.6 0.76 14,280.9-59.47
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 11.6 0.00 14.1-17.49
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 15.8-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 58.1 0.01 122.0-52.42
10 Cereals 51.5 0.01 16.5212.93
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 7,996.3 1.05 12,314.7-35.07
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 85.4 0.01 222.2-61.54
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 25.4-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 888.5 0.12 686.029.52
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 14.1 0.00 7.392.99
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 452.1 0.06 524.0-13.72
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,537.9 0.20 1,327.415.86
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 139.2 0.02 50.3176.66
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,281.9 0.17 1,225.44.61
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 277.9 0.04 437.9-36.54
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 372.7-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 154.2 0.02 44.7245.24
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 495,278.5 65.26 454,927.48.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,829.0 0.77 14,841.9-60.73
29 Organic chemicals 6,301.6 0.83 4,890.728.85
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,897.5 0.65 3,654.534.01
31 Fertilizers 38,289.3 5.04 30,390.425.99
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 62.4 0.01 9.4564.91
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 98.5 0.01 72.535.94
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 405.1 0.05 376.17.73
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,565.3 0.60 7,410.2-38.39
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 24,710.1 3.26 33,225.7-25.63
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,938.2 0.26 1,958.8-1.05
40 Rubber and articles thereof 147.8 0.02 69.9111.32
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.8 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) 42.3 0.01 31.335.51
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 25.9 0.00 18.838.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,274.3 0.96 7,105.42.38
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 867.0 0.11 1,023.1-15.26
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 309.5 0.04 268.915.09
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 1,270.1 0.17 2,001.4-36.54
52 Cotton 2.6 0.00 2.60.62
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 342.0 0.05 393.8-13.14
54 Man-made filaments 14.7 0.00 141.8-89.66
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.6 0.00 0.6-10.43
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,368.9 0.18 1,326.83.17
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 7.8 0.00 6.520.12
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1.2 0.00 43.5-97.17
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 24.1 0.00 34.4-29.98
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,419.1 0.19 1,396.31.63
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6,378.7 0.84 7,048.2-9.50
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,293.1 0.17 1,255.62.98
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 41.6 0.01 200.4-79.22
65 Headgear and parts thereof 18.8 0.00 16.314.86
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 120.5 0.02 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 93.8 0.01 20.8351.03
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 260.7 0.03 160.562.45
69 Ceramic products 14.5 0.00 17.0-14.42
70 Glass and glassware 377.0 0.05 636.0-40.72
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 881.6 0.12 1,037.8-15.05
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,804.0 0.63 6,210.1-22.64
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 42.6-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 404.2 0.05 475.0-14.91
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 34.2 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 113.5 0.01 30.3274.09
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 431.7 0.06 661.1-34.70
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8,673.7 1.14 7,925.79.44
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 14,209.2 1.87 17,982.7-20.98
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 32.6 0.00 344.7-90.54
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 411.6 0.05 723.7-43.12
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 49.1 0.01 158.3-68.97
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 25.5 0.00 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 25,650.8 3.38 21,166.521.19
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 11.0 0.00 3.3231.43
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 4,376.5 0.58 2,378.284.03
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 64,673.4 8.52 50,548.027.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 593.8 0.08 963.5-38.37
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 898.2 0.12 424.9111.37
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 770.6 0.10 154.2399.82
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce