US trade (export - import) with Paraguay in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 01, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Paraguay in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Paraguay

In 2013, US trade with Paraguay totaled $2,224.0 million, up 14.31% ($278.4 million) from 2012.

US exports to Paraguay in 2013 totaled $1,932.9 million, up 11.02% ($191.9 million) from 2012.

US imports from Paraguay in 2013 totaled $291.1 million, up 42.28% ($86.5 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Paraguay in 2013 was $1,641.7 million, a 6.86% increase ($105.4 million) over 2012.

Paraguay was the US 81st largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 84th in 2012), accounting for 0.0570% of US total trade (up from 0.0501% in 2012).

Paraguay was the US 63rd largest export market in 2013 (up from 66th in 2012), accounting for 0.1225% of US total exports (up from 0.1127% in 2012).

Paraguay was the US 105th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 111th in 2012), accounting for 0.0125% of US total imports (up from 0.0088% in 2012).

US Exports to Paraguay

The major share of US exports to Paraguay in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 73.43% of US total exports to Paraguay (71.66% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.89% of US total exports to Paraguay (8.64% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.10% of US total exports to Paraguay (2.34% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.42% of US total exports to Paraguay (3.06% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Paraguay in 2013 over 2012 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) - an increase of $171.9 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $23.8 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $19.3 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $11.8 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $7.5 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $6.8 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Paraguay in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $21.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $11.2 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $10.2 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $8.4 million.
US exports to Paraguay in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
01 Live animals 178.5 0.01 20.0792.37
02 Meat and edible meat offal 47.3 0.00 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 117.6 0.01 120.1-2.12
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,188.6 0.06 781.752.06
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5.8 0.00 27.3-78.56
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 43.1 0.00 19.3122.71
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 24.8 0.00 79.5-68.81
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 24.0-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 521.3 0.03 223.3133.43
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 320.8 0.02 52.9506.38
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 9.0 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 31.6 0.00 49.3-35.88
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 47.5-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 318.7 0.02 125.2154.51
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 374.3 0.02 718.9-47.93
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,910.5 0.10 1,505.926.87
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 324.9 0.02 396.7-18.11
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 6,785.1 0.35 7,136.0-4.92
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 32,389.3 1.68 40,823.5-20.66
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 271.1 0.01 156.673.08
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,823.8 0.09 933.895.32
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 83.2 0.00 123.5-32.65
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 59,822.5 3.10 40,565.147.47
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 127.0 0.01 110.015.44
29 Organic chemicals 4,165.4 0.22 5,402.1-22.89
30 Pharmaceutical products 16,086.0 0.83 10,550.152.47
31 Fertilizers 394.2 0.02 383.02.90
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,431.8 0.23 7,845.7-43.51
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 72,028.0 3.73 82,276.0-12.46
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 1,632.5 0.08 1,896.5-13.92
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 243.8 0.01 676.6-63.96
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2.7 0.00 59.7-95.51
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,608.7 0.08 653.6146.15
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 13,371.6 0.69 9,236.844.77
39 Plastics and articles thereof 32,590.6 1.69 25,070.630.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,817.7 0.30 6,183.1-5.91
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 22.6 0.00 57.5-60.71
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,076.0 0.06 1,312.5-18.02
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 51.1 0.00 125.0-59.11
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 26.3-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,281.2 0.32 5,447.515.30
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,624.7 0.08 1,718.2-5.45
50 Silk 23.4 0.00 42.1-44.44
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 31.9 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 73.7 0.00 84.3-12.58
54 Man-made filaments 71.6 0.00 70.81.12
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,194.2 0.06 1,933.6-38.24
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 65.6 0.00 30.7113.52
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 292.5 0.02 263.910.81
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 418.8 0.02 363.215.33
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 144.8 0.01 125.615.29
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,457.0 0.08 787.085.14
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,371.1 0.12 2,399.5-1.18
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,500.3 0.13 1,978.626.37
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 795.3 0.04 990.4-19.70
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,404.7 0.07 1,832.0-23.33
65 Headgear and parts thereof 259.0 0.01 394.5-34.36
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 33.2 0.00 5.5500.42
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 359.7 0.02 206.574.19
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 93.5 0.00 134.3-30.37
69 Ceramic products 339.5 0.02 649.0-47.70
70 Glass and glassware 2,134.3 0.11 3,223.5-33.79
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 685.0 0.04 2,927.5-76.60
72 Iron and steel 682.4 0.04 1,244.6-45.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,531.8 0.08 2,781.1-44.92
74 Copper and articles thereof 53.2 0.00 33.260.20
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 643.4 0.03 205.0213.89
80 Tin and articles thereof 7.5 0.00 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3.3 0.00 34.4-90.44
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,135.5 0.06 1,070.46.09
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 497.9 0.03 460.08.25
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 479,357.1 24.80 500,507.7-4.23
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 802,131.5 41.50 630,268.327.27
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 118.4 0.01 122.2-3.11
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 66,963.5 3.46 43,153.755.17
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 29,393.9 1.52 17,574.367.26
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5,674.9 0.29 8,975.9-36.78
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 35,700.3 1.85 46,899.3-23.88
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 13,883.5 0.72 13,496.52.87
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,324.1 0.07 1,625.9-18.57
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 3,944.0 0.20 3,530.511.71
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 4,095.1 0.21 1,564.9161.69
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 184,352.1 9.54 177,600.13.80
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,396.2 0.07 809.172.56
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 97.8 0.01 445.5-78.04
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 16,967.9 0.88 17,152.4-1.08

US Imports from Paraguay

The major share of US imports from Paraguay in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 73.75% of US total imports from Paraguay (41.70% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 16.26% of US total imports from Paraguay (44.69% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.52% of US total imports from Paraguay (8.71% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Paraguay in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $115.1 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $12.7 million;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $4.2 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Paraguay in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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) - a decrease of $44.1 million;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $2.4 million.
US imports from Paraguay in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
01 Live animals 20.3 0.01 73.5-72.43
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12,610.4 4.33 8,424.649.69
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 126.2 0.04 235.2-46.36
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5.4 0.00 13.5-59.70
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 119.6 0.04 266.4-55.11
10 Cereals 15,687.6 5.39 3,037.4416.49
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,696.9 0.58 867.295.68
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 123,048.9 42.27 7,914.91,454.65
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 725.1 0.25 1,293.2-43.93
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 54,878.5 18.85 57,243.6-4.13
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 43.9 0.02 29.847.71
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 49.8 0.02 9.8408.37
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 821.0 0.28 1,151.4-28.70
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 39.0 0.01 71.4-45.39
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 848.4 0.29 485.474.78
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,984.3 1.37 4,203.2-5.21
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 75.1-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,290.7 0.44 1,205.77.04
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 4.1 0.00 11.3-63.95
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 90.6 0.03 68.033.28
39 Plastics and articles thereof 30.1 0.01 24.324.13
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 158.5 0.05 7.42,055.14
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,116.7 1.07 3,407.3-8.53
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 18,841.9 6.47 17,815.25.76
45 Cork and articles of cork 108.3 0.04 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 43.3 0.01 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 39.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 162.2 0.06 298.1-45.59
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 48.1 0.02 53.2-9.58
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 106.2 0.04 36.0195.02
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.9 0.00 3.4-16.39
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.0 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 81.9 0.03 32.3153.24
69 Ceramic products 2.5 0.00 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 6.6 0.00 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 47,334.5 16.26 91,437.7-48.23
72 Iron and steel 14.8 0.01 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 19.6 0.01 13.643.37
74 Copper and articles thereof 63.2 0.02 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 576.9 0.20 538.47.16
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 27.3 0.01 12.9111.33
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 194.4 0.07 362.3-46.33
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 80.7 0.03 261.1-69.09
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 31.5-100.00
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 5.7 0.00 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 65.0 0.02 47.436.96
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 13.5 0.00 4.2225.11
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 159.9 0.05 245.6-34.88
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 62.4 0.02 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 25.4-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 26.8 0.01 12.3118.71
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,683.3 1.27 3,219.914.39
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce