US trade with Montserrat in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 19, 2017

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

US Trade with Montserrat

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Montserrat was $4.7 million, down 6.82% ($0.3 million) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Montserrat in the first half of 2017 were $4.1 million, down 10.35% ($0.5 million) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Montserrat in the first half of 2017 totaled $0.5 million, up 32.85% ($0.1 million) from the first half of 2016.

US trade surplus with Montserrat in the first half of 2017 was $3.6 million, a 14.57% decrease ($0.6 million) over the first half of 2016.

Montserrat was the US 203rd largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (down from 197th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0002% of US total trade (down from 0.0003% in the first half of 2016).

Montserrat was the US 192nd largest export market in the first half of 2017 (down from 188th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0005% of US total exports (down from 0.0006% in the first half of 2016).

Montserrat was the US 201st largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (up from 206th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (just as in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Montserrat

The major share of US exports to Montserrat in the first half of 2017 (and in the first half of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 37.52% of US total exports to Montserrat (34.82% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.52% of US total exports to Montserrat (5.06% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.86% of US total exports to Montserrat (5.83% in the first half of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.26% of US total exports to Montserrat (0.00% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.87% of US total exports to Montserrat (3.65% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.32% of US total exports to Montserrat (22.15% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Montserrat in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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 $248.0 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $244.1 thousand;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $108.3 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $65.6 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $50.0 thousand;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $40.5 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $39.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $37.4 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $23.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $20.0 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $16.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Montserrat in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $466.9 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $310.3 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 $250.9 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 $118.8 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $77.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $71.1 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $25.6 thousand.
US exports to Montserrat in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 75.9 1.83 75.20.96
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 17.9 0.43 6.8162.06
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 108.3 2.61 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 40.5 0.98 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 7.8 0.19 2.7188.59
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 39.5 0.95 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.4 0.08 0.0
10 Cereals 58.9 1.42 35.366.60
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5.8 0.14 3.091.17
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3.2 0.08 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 12.7 0.31 8.648.42
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 6.0 0.15 17.3-65.14
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 16.0 0.39 10.453.16
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 17.2 0.42 6.3173.36
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 46.6 1.13 45.52.44
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 17.6 0.43 22.8-22.76
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 11.5 0.28 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 248.0 5.99 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9.5 0.23 6.253.93
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 11.2-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 42.5 1.03 34.124.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 64.0 1.55 56.214.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7.5 0.18 18.8-60.15
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 22.0 0.53 29.6-25.78
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3.0 0.07 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 56.4 1.36 19.1195.89
39 Plastics and articles thereof 32.0 0.77 21.647.98
40 Rubber and articles thereof 47.1 1.14 72.6-35.20
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 12.1 0.29 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 161.5 3.90 158.41.97
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 75.9 1.83 10.3636.26
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.8 0.14 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 16.1 0.39 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2.7 0.07 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3.4 0.08 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 133.0 3.21 210.8-36.89
69 Ceramic products 9.0 0.22 11.9-23.71
70 Glass and glassware 8.3 0.20 8.3-0.73
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 0.16 0.0
72 Iron and steel 18.1 0.44 29.5-38.51
73 Articles of iron or steel 100.4 2.42 410.8-75.55
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 25.9 0.63 492.8-94.74
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 72.6 1.75 69.44.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3.4 0.08 11.7-71.04
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 506.1 12.22 577.2-12.32
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 246.2 5.94 497.1-50.48
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 512.4 12.37 268.390.99
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 34.0 0.82 36.4-6.61
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5.5 0.13 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 249.9 6.03 229.98.70
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 109.3 2.64 228.2-52.08
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 57.5 1.39 7.4671.69
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8.8 0.21 13.9-36.94

US Imports from Montserrat

The major share of US imports from Montserrat in the first half of 2017 (and in the first half of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 12.40% of US total imports from Montserrat (78.43% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of US total imports from Montserrat (1.79% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Montserrat in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $74.2 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $5.1 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3.6 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $2.5 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 first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $176.3 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 $41.9 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $32.3 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 first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 7.4-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4.0 0.72 0.7500.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.7 0.31 0.0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.1 0.93 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 74.2 13.58 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2.5 0.46 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9.8 1.79 186.1-94.74
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 10.8 1.98 52.8-79.51
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8.3 1.53 4.776.96
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 7.10 71.1-45.42
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