US trade with Montserrat in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 28, 2017

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

US Trade with Montserrat

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Montserrat was $2.2 million, down 10.47% ($0.3 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Montserrat in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $1.8 million, down 18.53% ($0.4 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Montserrat in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $0.4 million, up 50.10% ($0.1 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Montserrat in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $1.4 million, a 29.07% decrease ($0.6 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Montserrat was the US 199th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 195th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0002% of US total trade (down from 0.0003% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Montserrat was the US 191st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 188th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0005% of US total exports (down from 0.0006% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Montserrat was the US 195th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 201st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Montserrat

The major share of US exports to Montserrat 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) - 36.05% of US total exports to Montserrat (48.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.83% of US total exports to Montserrat (5.58% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.51% of US total exports to Montserrat (7.49% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.89% of US total exports to Montserrat (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.23% of US total exports to Montserrat (4.16% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.60% of US total exports to Montserrat (7.13% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.09% of US total exports to Montserrat (0.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $112.2 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $42.2 thousand;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $40.5 thousand;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $40.3 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $25.8 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $22.2 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $17.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $14.0 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $13.4 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $11.5 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $11.3 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $9.9 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $8.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $8.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $6.8 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 $6.6 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 $6.4 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $5.8 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $5.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Montserrat 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 $271.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $183.5 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) - a decrease of $80.5 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $36.4 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $32.3 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $30.4 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $30.4 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $21.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $17.7 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) - a decrease of $16.8 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $15.4 thousand;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $11.3 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $10.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $8.3 thousand;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $7.3 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $7.1 thousand;
  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - a decrease of $6.4 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $6.2 thousand;
  • 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 $6.2 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $6.1 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $5.8 thousand.
US exports to Montserrat 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 29.9 1.66 36.0-16.97
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 14.3 0.80 3.0371.88
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 40.3 2.24 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 40.5 2.25 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 7.8 0.44 2.7188.59
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 25.8 1.44 0.0
10 Cereals 39.6 2.20 17.3128.37
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3.1 0.17 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3.2 0.18 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 9.9 0.55 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 6.0 0.34 17.3-65.14
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 10.2 0.57 5.583.23
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 10.1 0.56 3.3208.83
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 14.3 0.80 32.0-55.24
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11.3 0.63 5.990.71
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 11.5 0.64 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 112.2 6.25 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 6.2-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 39.8 2.22 22.378.51
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 36.0 2.00 31.514.21
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7.5 0.42 14.6-48.65
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 3.6 0.20 20.5-82.31
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3.0 0.17 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 18.1 1.01 10.080.58
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12.6 0.70 13.5-6.36
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14.2 0.79 46.5-69.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6.4 0.36 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 53.8 3.00 84.2-36.11
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 16.4 0.91 7.5119.69
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.8 0.32 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.3-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 13.4 0.75 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2.7 0.15 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3.4 0.19 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 58.3 3.25 62.7-7.01
69 Ceramic products 2.6 0.14 8.8-70.85
70 Glass and glassware 4.5 0.25 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 6.6 0.37 0.0
72 Iron and steel 6.7 0.37 17.1-60.89
73 Articles of iron or steel 35.0 1.95 65.4-46.53
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3.5 0.20 25.2-86.09
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 16.0 0.89 31.4-48.98
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3.4 0.19 11.7-71.04
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 323.0 17.98 309.04.54
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 99.7 5.55 371.2-73.15
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 202.3 11.27 160.226.33
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 36.4-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5.5 0.31 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 17.1 0.95 200.6-91.48
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 31.4 1.75 111.9-71.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8.8 0.49 7.418.03
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5.1 0.29 10.9-53.00

US Imports from Montserrat

The major share of US imports from Montserrat 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) - 13.83% of US total imports from Montserrat (80.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of US total imports from Montserrat (2.51% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Montserrat 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 $8.3 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 $1.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Montserrat 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 $144.3 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $19.9 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 $11.8 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $8.0 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $7.4 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $3.8 thousand.
US imports from Montserrat 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
(%)
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 7.4-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.7-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.7 0.39 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6.7 1.52 151.0-95.57
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 7.1 1.61 18.9-62.41
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8.3 1.89 0.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 8.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 38.8 8.81 58.7-33.88
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce