US trade with Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 31, 2017

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

US Trade with Mongolia

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Mongolia totaled $22.9 million, up 4.36% ($1.0 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $21.4 million, up 14.93% ($2.8 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $1.5 million, down 55.66% ($1.8 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $19.9 million, a 30.03% increase ($4.6 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Mongolia was the US 166th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 164th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0023% of US total trade (down from 0.0024% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Mongolia was the US 141st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 144th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0056% of US total exports (up from 0.0051% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Mongolia was the US 179th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 160th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (down from 0.0006% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Mongolia

The major share of US exports to Mongolia 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) - 70.44% of US total exports to Mongolia (73.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.56% of US total exports to Mongolia (8.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.77% of US total exports to Mongolia (3.88% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.31% of US total exports to Mongolia (5.20% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.31% of US total exports to Mongolia (3.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.38% of US total exports to Mongolia (0.64% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Mongolia 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) - an increase of $2,856.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $498.3 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) - an increase of $447.6 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $302.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $278.0 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $277.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $273.6 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $240.2 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $183.9 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $101.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Mongolia 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) - a decrease of $1,643.2 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $305.8 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $188.4 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $183.9 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $166.2 thousand;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $96.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $92.8 thousand;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $75.0 thousand.
US exports to Mongolia 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
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 16.8 0.08 64.2-73.83
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 63.2 0.30 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 30.6 0.14 4.4603.95
10 Cereals 122.0 0.57 20.4497.45
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 62.3 0.29 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 17.4 0.08 10.762.44
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 42.2 0.20 117.2-63.98
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 15.1 0.07 19.8-23.70
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 59.3 0.28 42.439.99
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 590.0 2.76 316.386.50
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 155.5 0.73 102.551.77
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 59.9 0.28 24.7142.90
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 8.4-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 295.0 1.38 111.0165.65
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 284.8 1.33 7.53,697.09
30 Pharmaceutical products 222.9 1.04 170.530.77
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4.8 0.02 6.7-28.19
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 67.7 0.32 68.7-1.42
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 542.1 2.53 94.5473.55
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 15.3-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 7.1 0.03 7.10.41
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 30.0-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 200.5 0.94 152.731.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 487.0 2.28 185.0163.31
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,085.2 5.07 845.028.43
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6.1 0.03 24.1-74.52
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 96.7-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6.7 0.03 15.0-55.26
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 9.6 0.05 5.094.02
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 24.1-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 13.8-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 17.3-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 60.2-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 283.7 1.33 5.74,902.89
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 21.7 0.10 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 36.0 0.17 33.57.67
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 147.3 0.69 453.1-67.49
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4.6 0.02 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 30.9 0.14 214.8-85.61
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 20.7 0.10 0.0
72 Iron and steel 10.6 0.05 43.7-75.83
73 Articles of iron or steel 438.6 2.05 604.8-27.48
74 Copper and articles thereof 25.7 0.12 19.233.56
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 26.0 0.12 57.4-54.69
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 17.9-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 153.9 0.72 187.2-17.77
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 53.4 0.25 28.388.75
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,129.9 23.98 4,631.610.76
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 1,253.4 5.86 2,896.6-56.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,269.2 33.97 4,412.764.73
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 757.0 3.54 945.4-19.93
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4.0 0.02 58.7-93.19
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 658.4 3.08 751.2-12.36
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 10.4 0.05 4.1154.36
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 58.2 0.27 0.0
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 169.8 0.79 176.7-3.90
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 50.3 0.24 31.062.07
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 19.7 0.09 54.3-63.66

US Imports from Mongolia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 46.57% of US total imports from Mongolia (50.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 20.98% of US total imports from Mongolia (16.90% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 12.54% of US total imports from Mongolia (6.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.04% of US total imports from Mongolia (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.97% of US total imports from Mongolia (1.31% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Mongolia 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) - an increase of $150.6 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $117.0 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $45.5 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $43.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $41.4 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $31.7 thousand.

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $861.5 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $657.9 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 $389.6 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $114.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $65.2 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $42.9 thousand;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - a decrease of $22.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $19.6 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $10.1 thousand.
US imports from Mongolia 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
(%)
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 42.9-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 45.5 3.13 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 41.4 2.84 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 19.5 1.34 133.6-85.39
26 Ores, slag and ash 657.8 45.23 1,519.3-56.71
29 Organic chemicals 117.0 8.04 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.9 0.13 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 81.9 5.63 147.1-44.33
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7.1 0.49 26.7-73.39
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 39.7 2.73 8.0395.15
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 43.5 2.99 0.316,565.52
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8.4 0.57 30.5-72.54
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 83.3 5.72 93.4-10.84
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 47.0 3.23 436.6-89.24
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 175.0 12.03 24.3619.49
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 16.6 1.14 15.57.53
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 10.3 0.71 668.2-98.45
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce