US trade (export - import) with North Korea in 2018

Published or Updated: Jun 17, 2019

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

US Trade with North Korea

In 2018, US trade with North Korea totaled $0.0 million, up 62.22% ($0.0 million) from 2017.

US exports to North Korea in 2018 totaled $0.0 million, up 62.22% ($0.0 million) from 2017.

US imports from North Korea in 2018 were $0.0 million, unchanged from 2017.

US trade surplus with North Korea in 2018 was $0.0 million, a 62.22% increase ($0.0 million) over 2017.

North Korea was the US 224th largest trading partner in 2018 (just as in 2017), accounting for 0.0000% of US total trade (just as in 2017).

North Korea was the US 224th largest export market in 2018 (down from 223rd in 2017), accounting for 0.0000% of US total exports (just as in 2017).

There were no US imports from North Korea both in 2018 and in 2017.

US Exports to North Korea

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 100.00% of US total exports to North Korea (100.00% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to North Korea 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) - an increase of $4.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to North Korea in 2018 over 2017 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 $2.7 thousand.
US exports to North Korea 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
(%)
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 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4.3 100.00 0.0

US Imports from North Korea

There were no US imports from North Korea in 2018 as well as in 2017.

Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce