US trade with Macau in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 23, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Macau in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Macau

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Macau was $137.9 million, down 7.77% ($11.6 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Macau in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $111.2 million, down 4.79% ($5.6 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Macau in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $26.8 million, down 18.35% ($6.0 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Macau in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $84.4 million, a 0.50% increase ($0.4 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Macau was the US 111th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 106th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0140% of US total trade (down from 0.0162% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Macau was the US 102nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 93rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0289% of US total exports (down from 0.0321% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Macau was the US 123rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 116th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0044% of US total imports (down from 0.0058% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Macau

The major share of US exports to Macau in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 57.82% of US total exports to Macau (51.78% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 9.55% of US total exports to Macau (11.85% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.52% of US total exports to Macau (1.75% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.36% of US total exports to Macau (0.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.29% of US total exports to Macau (0.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.03% of US total exports to Macau (0.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.66% of US total exports to Macau (1.55% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Macau in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $10.3 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $0.4 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Macau in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4.2 million;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $3.2 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 $3.1 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) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US exports to Macau in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 32.1 0.03 307.2-89.56
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 104.9-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 117.1 0.11 21.3449.85
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 14.8 0.01 4.7216.31
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 107.9 0.10 0.0
10 Cereals 20.5 0.02 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8.4 0.01 33.7-75.05
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 57.2 0.05 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 9.7-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 68.8 0.06 71.8-4.18
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 293.8 0.26 1,192.9-75.37
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 17.0 0.02 58.5-70.88
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 20.4-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 121.0 0.11 145.6-16.90
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 10.9-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 477.9 0.43 246.893.60
30 Pharmaceutical products 40.7 0.04 49.7-18.14
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 47.2 0.04 44.26.65
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 423.3 0.38 207.3104.26
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 62.5 0.06 95.6-34.60
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 11.0 0.01 2.8297.26
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 12.7 0.01 135.2-90.58
39 Plastics and articles thereof 313.2 0.28 264.118.57
40 Rubber and articles thereof 118.1 0.11 47.7147.66
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 6.3 0.01 2.8120.39
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 84.7 0.08 15.7439.46
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,271.9 1.14 48.02,550.88
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 15.6 0.01 127.5-87.80
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 146.3 0.13 127.814.46
54 Man-made filaments 11.6 0.01 18.5-37.03
55 Man-made staple fibers 5.1 0.00 5.2-1.69
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 23.0 0.02 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 418.5 0.38 341.022.73
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 23.6 0.02 13.871.18
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 15.5-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 287.9 0.26 64.0350.25
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 304.7 0.27 10.22,897.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 25.3 0.02 504.8-94.99
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 20.3 0.02 9.6112.50
65 Headgear and parts thereof 27.2 0.02 3.6666.77
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 33.4 0.03 3.7812.20
69 Ceramic products 27.7 0.02 424.8-93.48
70 Glass and glassware 188.3 0.17 117.959.62
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 10,609.9 9.55 13,833.7-23.30
72 Iron and steel 53.4 0.05 150.0-64.43
73 Articles of iron or steel 504.1 0.45 559.4-9.89
74 Copper and articles thereof 428.4 0.39 17.32,379.33
75 Nickel and articles thereof 293.6 0.26 201.845.50
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6.8 0.01 91.3-92.58
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 28.5 0.03 45.8-37.70
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 79.3 0.07 35.7122.05
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 293.2 0.26 942.7-68.90
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,775.7 5.20 9,998.8-42.24
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 8,698.6 7.83 11,841.0-26.54
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,108.6 1.00 683.062.32
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 46,211.8 41.57 35,878.828.80
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 38.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,478.2 2.23 2,013.623.07
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 218.2 0.20 21.3923.78
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 478.6 0.43 2,029.2-76.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,417.9 3.07 3,364.01.60
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 20.3 0.02 72.5-72.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 151.7 0.14 102.548.03

US Imports from Macau

The major share of US imports from Macau in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.29% of US total imports from Macau (12.39% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 10.68% of US total imports from Macau (8.31% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 10.28% of US total imports from Macau (42.54% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.17% of US total imports from Macau (0.12% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.08% of US total imports from Macau (1.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.13% of US total imports from Macau (1.74% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Macau in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 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 $0.9 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Macau in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $11.4 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $0.4 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) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • 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 $0.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery (HS code 58) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US imports from Macau in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2.1 0.01 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 218.2 0.81 348.8-37.46
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5.2 0.02 5.9-11.17
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 58.5 0.22 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5.3 0.02 157.5-96.61
29 Organic chemicals 4,249.1 15.87 3,992.06.44
30 Pharmaceutical products 12.0 0.04 4.5170.45
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 15.9 0.06 49.4-67.91
39 Plastics and articles thereof 347.3 1.30 17.01,941.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4.4 0.02 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 143.0-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 16.2 0.06 377.4-95.72
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 21.2 0.08 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9.1 0.03 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 37.8-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
52 Cotton 29.6 0.11 30.2-1.96
55 Man-made staple fibers 1.1 0.00 24.1-95.27
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 14.8 0.06 5.6162.08
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 39.5 0.15 214.1-81.53
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 1.6-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,263.1 8.45 1,951.715.95
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 166.8 0.62 60.8174.25
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 92.0 0.34 101.1-9.02
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 62.6 0.23 11,479.9-99.45
65 Headgear and parts thereof 83.6 0.31 72.814.82
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 19.0 0.07 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 15.8-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 1,872.8 7.00 1,903.5-1.61
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 313.0 1.17 40.1681.34
73 Articles of iron or steel 11.4 0.04 130.6-91.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 24.1 0.09 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 437.6-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,344.3 5.02 1,760.6-23.65
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 1,429.7 5.34 552.8158.62
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 0.0 0.00 23.1-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 17.1 0.06 36.0-52.52
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 68.7 0.26 352.0-80.48
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 1,289.1 4.82 1,667.9-22.71
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 280.6 1.05 311.7-9.96
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 14.8 0.06 54.0-72.57
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 94.4 0.35 79.019.41
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce