US trade (export - import) with Montenegro in 2018

Published or Updated: Jul 04, 2019

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

US Trade with Montenegro

In 2018, US trade with Montenegro totaled $65.2 million, up 450.73% ($53.4 million) from 2017.

US exports to Montenegro in 2018 totaled $60.5 million, up 560.99% ($51.3 million) from 2017.

US imports from Montenegro in 2018 totaled $4.8 million, up 76.55% ($2.1 million) from 2017.

US trade surplus with Montenegro in 2018 was $55.7 million, a 763.36% increase ($49.3 million) over 2017.

Montenegro was the US 174th largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 198th in 2017), accounting for 0.0015% of US total trade (up from 0.0003% in 2017).

Montenegro was the US 158th largest export market in 2018 (up from 190th in 2017), accounting for 0.0036% of US total exports (up from 0.0006% in 2017).

Montenegro was the US 187th largest supplier in 2018 (up from 194th in 2017), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (up from 0.0001% in 2017).

US Exports to Montenegro

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 80.15% of US total exports to Montenegro (62.53% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.99% of US total exports to Montenegro (0.16% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.62% of US total exports to Montenegro (15.07% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.10% of US total exports to Montenegro (3.14% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.92% of US total exports to Montenegro (2.45% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.11% of US total exports to Montenegro (2.14% in 2017).

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $32,849.0 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $5,818.2 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $4,831.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,909.9 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $2,025.6 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $520.1 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $496.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $493.9 thousand;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $387.2 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $246.0 thousand;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $188.2 thousand.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US exports to Montenegro 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 30.0 0.05 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,191.0 1.97 670.977.52
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 546.9 0.90 620.6-11.88
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 18.0 0.03 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 18.8 0.03 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 60.0 0.10 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 135.6 0.22 75.879.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 9.1-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 188.2 0.31 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 14.3-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,831.5 7.99 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 12.7 0.02 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 4.0 0.01 14.7-73.01
30 Pharmaceutical products 7.6 0.01 50.1-84.82
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4.2 0.01 5.0-15.04
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6.6 0.01 0.0
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 5.0 0.01 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 5.0 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 13.8-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 20.7 0.03 104.9-80.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.8-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 20.9 0.03 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10.0 0.02 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 59.4 0.10 26.2127.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4.1 0.01 4.2-0.58
52 Cotton 387.2 0.64 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 11.2-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 63.8 0.11 63.80.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 64.8-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 22.2-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 173.5 0.29 6.92,398.49
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 10.1 0.02 5.487.85
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 28.5 0.05 110.7-74.25
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
69 Ceramic products 62.2 0.10 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 3.2 0.01 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 0.0 0.00 21.5-100.00
72 Iron and steel 22.3 0.04 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 90.9 0.15 21.6321.52
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2.9 0.00 36.4-92.17
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 155.0 0.26 123.026.02
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 279.2 0.46 33.2741.35
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5.6 0.01 10.1-44.99
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,001.5 1.66 507.697.29
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 1,653.9 2.74 1,474.512.17
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,437.5 4.03 1,940.625.61
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 33,002.4 54.57 153.321,423.89
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 6,625.7 10.96 807.5720.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,747.4 6.20 837.6347.42
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 17.5 0.03 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 47.0 0.08 19.8137.82
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 423.3 0.70 250.369.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 21.5 0.04 18.217.93
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 29.8 0.05 11.9150.58
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,999.7 4.96 974.1207.95

US Imports from Montenegro

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 35.90% of US total imports from Montenegro (37.11% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.87% of US total imports from Montenegro (19.71% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.28% of US total imports from Montenegro (1.10% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.12% of US total imports from Montenegro (10.23% in 2017).

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1,609.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $565.5 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $153.0 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 $138.5 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $136.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $48.1 thousand;
  • 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 $45.3 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $36.7 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $23.7 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $21.2 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $19.4 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $14.4 thousand.

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

  • 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 $269.8 thousand;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $207.6 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $61.2 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $60.7 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $37.4 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $29.6 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $27.7 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $27.4 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $20.9 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $19.5 thousand.
US imports from Montenegro 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
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 20.9-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 61.2-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 37.4-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 564.8 11.87 411.837.15
30 Pharmaceutical products 36.7 0.77 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 35.4 0.74 62.8-43.63
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 207.6-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3.2 0.07 3.5-10.12
40 Rubber and articles thereof 25.5 0.54 1.91,275.48
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 29.6-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 19.4 0.41 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 136.7 2.87 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4.9 0.10 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 21.2 0.45 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.6 0.01 2.6-76.20
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 19.5-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 27.7-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 45.3 0.95 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 5.6 0.12 5.27.81
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 15.7 0.33 3.3371.33
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,021.8 21.47 456.2123.95
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 496.5 10.43 358.038.67
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 107.3 2.26 92.915.48
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 60.7-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2.3 0.05 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 80.5 1.69 32.4148.12
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 72.8 1.53 342.6-78.74
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7.1 0.15 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 128.7 2.70 134.8-4.50
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,927.3 40.50 317.5507.05
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Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce