US trade with Macedonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 12, 2017

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

US Trade with Macedonia

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Macedonia totaled $57.2 million, up 7.32% ($3.9 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Macedonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $7.3 million, down 33.31% ($3.6 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Macedonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $49.9 million, up 17.81% ($7.6 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Macedonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $42.6 million, a 35.60% increase ($11.2 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Macedonia was the US 141st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 136th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0058% of US total trade (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Macedonia was the US 169th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 161st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0019% of US total exports (down from 0.0030% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Macedonia was the US 110th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 109th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0083% of US total imports (up from 0.0075% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Macedonia

The major share of US exports to Macedonia 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) - 67.41% of US total exports to Macedonia (35.55% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.89% of US total exports to Macedonia (9.22% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.66% of US total exports to Macedonia (3.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.98% of US total exports to Macedonia (0.15% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.89% of US total exports to Macedonia (1.06% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Macedonia 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) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery (HS code 58) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Macedonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter 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 $0.2 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 $0.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $0.1 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 $0.0 million.
US exports to Macedonia 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 287.2 3.94 171.767.22
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 20.8 0.29 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 14.9 0.20 14.43.37
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 44.7 0.61 50.4-11.35
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 118.7 1.63 94.825.16
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 178.2-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 50.6 0.69 29.273.66
30 Pharmaceutical products 205.9 2.82 132.055.95
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 41.3 0.57 175.4-76.46
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 665.1 9.11 61.9973.84
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 234.2 3.21 395.2-40.74
39 Plastics and articles thereof 108.7 1.49 31.0251.03
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2.8 0.04 9.5-71.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 20.7 0.28 15.236.43
54 Man-made filaments 77.2 1.06 7.3951.68
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 45.5 0.62 2.91,475.71
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3.5 0.05 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 12.2 0.17 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5.8 0.08 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 16.0 0.22 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 159.6-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 11.7 0.16 0.0
72 Iron and steel 36.9 0.51 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 56.9 0.78 50.712.37
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.9 0.05 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2.8 0.04 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 32.9 0.45 2.51,195.13
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4.7 0.06 62.8-92.47
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,436.5 47.09 2,815.522.06
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 258.3 3.54 420.3-38.54
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 789.0 10.81 267.2195.28
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 23.0 0.32 0.0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 412.3 5.65 383.67.47
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 57.0-100.00
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 14.6 0.20 43.0-66.08
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 20.1 0.28 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3.0 0.04 4.1-26.76

US Imports from Macedonia

The major share of US imports from Macedonia 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) - 79.64% of US total imports from Macedonia (80.72% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.46% of US total imports from Macedonia (0.12% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.37% of US total imports from Macedonia (8.16% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.76% of US total imports from Macedonia (4.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.52% of US total imports from Macedonia (2.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Macedonia 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 $7.8 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Macedonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter 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) - a decrease of $2.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.7 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 $0.4 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US imports from Macedonia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 13.9 0.03 22.8-39.08
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 455.0 0.91 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 9.5 0.02 7.919.37
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 11.5 0.02 49.0-76.54
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3.0 0.01 18.9-84.21
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 101.6 0.20 359.6-71.76
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 80.8 0.16 120.7-33.05
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 14.0 0.03 21.2-34.29
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 179.3 0.36 265.1-32.38
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 270.9 0.54 369.6-26.71
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 602.9 1.21 745.4-19.12
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 363.0 0.73 683.1-46.85
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,078.0 2.16 794.035.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 33.6 0.07 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 81.8 0.16 101.0-19.04
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 266.7 0.53 918.9-70.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 371.1 0.74 12.92,776.04
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5.0 0.01 4.92.34
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.3 0.00 0.0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 212.9 0.43 489.9-56.55
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3.4 0.01 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 69.7 0.14 246.8-71.77
52 Cotton 51.2 0.10 7.6571.81
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 151.8-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 0.8-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 99.5 0.20 139.6-28.75
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 882.7 1.77 1,189.8-25.81
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 284.0 0.57 298.7-4.90
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 63.4 0.13 32.893.63
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 13.8-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 29.4 0.06 35.1-16.37
70 Glass and glassware 20.0 0.04 0.0
72 Iron and steel 3,139.4 6.29 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 75.2 0.15 51.645.81
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 13.7 0.03 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,775.3 5.56 2,047.635.54
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 8,428.7 16.88 624.51,249.72
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 371.2 0.74 757.1-50.97
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 28,164.0 56.39 30,757.0-8.43
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 38.4 0.08 32.916.66
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 897.1 1.80 774.915.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10.8 0.02 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2.5 0.01 38.1-93.42
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce