US trade (export - import) with Montserrat in 2018

Published or Updated: Jun 27, 2019

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

US Trade with Montserrat

In 2018, US trade with Montserrat totaled $19.7 million, up 83.37% ($9.0 million) from 2017.

US exports to Montserrat in 2018 totaled $18.1 million, up 86.89% ($8.4 million) from 2017.

US imports from Montserrat in 2018 totaled $1.6 million, up 50.26% ($0.5 million) from 2017.

US trade surplus with Montserrat in 2018 was $16.6 million, a 91.26% increase ($7.9 million) over 2017.

Montserrat was the US 192nd largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 199th in 2017), accounting for 0.0005% of US total trade (up from 0.0003% in 2017).

Montserrat was the US 184th largest export market in 2018 (up from 187th in 2017), accounting for 0.0011% of US total exports (up from 0.0006% in 2017).

Montserrat was the US 197th largest supplier in 2018 (up from 204th in 2017), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (up from 0.0000% in 2017).

US Exports to Montserrat

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 24.89% of US total exports to Montserrat (33.31% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 13.87% of US total exports to Montserrat (13.98% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.65% of US total exports to Montserrat (9.54% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.41% of US total exports to Montserrat (5.88% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.97% of US total exports to Montserrat (4.97% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.16% of US total exports to Montserrat (4.56% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.15% of US total exports to Montserrat (0.71% in 2017).

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $4,658.6 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,589.6 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $946.7 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 $353.0 thousand;
  • 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 $343.8 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $232.9 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $222.8 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $212.6 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $165.7 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $158.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $93.8 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $65.4 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 $57.0 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $56.5 thousand.

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $346.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $300.4 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $85.9 thousand.
US exports to Montserrat 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
(%)
01 Live animals 6.4 0.04 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 209.7 1.16 182.115.12
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 32.6 0.18 20.956.55
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 197.9 1.09 216.1-8.42
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 40.5-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 45.6 0.25 11.1310.79
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 83.1 0.46 84.6-1.74
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.2 0.02 3.4-4.89
10 Cereals 36.0 0.20 70.1-48.61
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6.4 0.04 8.4-23.61
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2.5 0.01 9.0-72.02
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 10.1 0.06 22.6-55.45
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 11.7 0.06 8.833.53
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 5.6 0.03 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 37.7 0.21 46.4-18.74
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 81.1 0.45 48.965.95
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 211.2 1.16 117.479.86
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 39.1 0.22 32.022.29
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4.2 0.02 4.06.11
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 224.2 1.24 11.51,845.78
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,292.4 12.63 1,345.770.35
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 8.5 0.05 19.1-55.74
29 Organic chemicals 25.0 0.14 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 89.4 0.49 56.857.38
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 163.7 0.90 117.139.78
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 11.9 0.07 13.6-12.39
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 52.9 0.29 53.4-1.02
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 5.8-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 7.1 0.04 3.983.57
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 75.2 0.41 121.4-38.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 252.7 1.39 87.0190.32
40 Rubber and articles thereof 113.3 0.62 92.622.36
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 68.6 0.38 12.1467.22
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 548.4 3.02 325.668.44
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 25.2 0.14 111.2-77.31
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 5.8-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 4.0 0.02 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9.1 0.05 25.0-63.56
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 11.7 0.06 3.1276.14
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 19.4 0.11 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 158.6 0.87 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5.0 0.03 34.9-85.76
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 198.8 1.10 204.4-2.73
69 Ceramic products 100.4 0.55 51.196.68
70 Glass and glassware 9.0 0.05 17.2-47.57
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 66.7 0.37 9.7588.26
72 Iron and steel 26.6 0.15 43.9-39.34
73 Articles of iron or steel 414.3 2.28 181.4128.41
74 Copper and articles thereof 2.9 0.02 23.3-87.69
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 162.9 0.90 97.567.08
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 103.3 0.57 98.64.72
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9.7 0.05 37.4-74.15
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,668.4 14.71 1,078.8147.35
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 955.2 5.26 602.258.62
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 12.4 0.07 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 613.8 3.38 914.2-32.86
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 34.0-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 12.9 0.07 5.5135.36
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 252.3 1.39 598.9-57.87
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 578.5 3.19 234.7146.46
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 89.5 0.49 72.922.84
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8.9 0.05 16.2-45.11
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2.7 0.01 3.1-12.32
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,663.5 36.73 2,004.9232.36

US Imports from Montserrat

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 26.69% of US total imports from Montserrat (30.88% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 23.13% of US total imports from Montserrat (0.00% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.33% of US total imports from Montserrat (2.48% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.59% of US total imports from Montserrat (1.19% in 2017).

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

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $359.6 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $280.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $103.5 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 $52.2 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $31.6 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $9.2 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $6.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Montserrat 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 $146.5 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $74.2 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $47.9 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $20.0 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $12.3 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $12.3 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $8.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $5.6 thousand.
US imports from Montserrat 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
(%)
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 359.6 23.13 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2.0 0.13 4.8-58.43
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7.9 0.51 3.6119.28
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.5 0.10 1.7-12.49
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6.1 0.39 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 8.6-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 9.2 0.59 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 12.3-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 74.2-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2.1 0.14 3.2-34.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 20.0-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 31.6 2.03 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.6 0.30 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 5.6-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 43.8 2.82 91.7-52.26
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 178.6 11.49 126.441.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 50.2 3.23 62.6-19.69
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 142.3 9.16 38.8266.91
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 10.8 0.70 157.3-93.12
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 704.4 45.31 423.966.18
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Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce