US trade (export - import) with Paraguay in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 07, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Paraguay in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Paraguay

In 2014, US trade with Paraguay totaled $2,325.3 million, up 4.56% ($101.3 million) from 2013.

US exports to Paraguay in 2014 totaled $2,115.6 million, up 9.46% ($182.8 million) from 2013.

US imports from Paraguay in 2014 were $209.7 million, down 27.98% ($81.5 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Paraguay in 2014 was $1,906.0 million, a 16.10% increase ($264.3 million) over 2013.

Paraguay was the US 78th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 81st in 2013), accounting for 0.0577% of US total trade (up from 0.0570% in 2013).

Paraguay was the US 61st largest export market in 2014 (up from 63rd in 2013), accounting for 0.1306% of US total exports (up from 0.1225% in 2013).

Paraguay was the US 111th largest supplier in 2014 (down from 105th in 2013), accounting for 0.0087% of US total imports (down from 0.0125% in 2013).

US Exports to Paraguay

The major share of US exports to Paraguay in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 73.60% of US total exports to Paraguay (73.43% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.54% of US total exports to Paraguay (7.89% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.43% of US total exports to Paraguay (3.10% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.09% of US total exports to Paraguay (2.42% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Paraguay in 2014 over 2013 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 $86.7 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $37.6 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $35.7 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $12.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $8.9 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $8.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $6.9 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Paraguay in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $7.7 million.
US exports to Paraguay in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
01 Live animals 93.7 0.00 178.5-47.52
02 Meat and edible meat offal 122.5 0.01 47.3158.82
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 886.1 0.04 117.6653.76
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,086.2 0.05 1,188.6-8.62
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 14.2 0.00 5.8142.65
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 12.5 0.00 43.1-71.03
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 25.8 0.00 24.84.08
10 Cereals 20.4 0.00 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6.9 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 707.5 0.03 521.335.72
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 334.5 0.02 320.84.29
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 14.9 0.00 9.065.68
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 49.3 0.00 31.655.71
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 50.4 0.00 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 653.5 0.03 318.7105.03
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 869.8 0.04 374.3132.36
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,119.5 0.10 1,910.510.94
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 574.6 0.03 324.976.89
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,235.6 0.25 6,785.1-22.84
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 28,905.1 1.37 32,389.3-10.76
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 254.8 0.01 271.1-6.01
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,206.7 0.10 1,823.821.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 146.1 0.01 83.275.73
26 Ores, slag and ash 17.9 0.00 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 72,459.6 3.42 59,822.521.12
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 420.8 0.02 127.0231.25
29 Organic chemicals 2,666.2 0.13 4,165.4-35.99
30 Pharmaceutical products 14,986.8 0.71 16,086.0-6.83
31 Fertilizers 969.4 0.05 394.2145.94
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,324.0 0.20 4,431.8-2.43
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 107,715.7 5.09 72,028.049.55
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 1,954.6 0.09 1,632.519.73
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 664.6 0.03 243.8172.57
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 69.6 0.00 2.72,496.16
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,459.6 0.07 1,608.7-9.27
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 11,295.2 0.53 13,371.6-15.53
39 Plastics and articles thereof 27,279.5 1.29 32,590.6-16.30
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,962.5 0.33 5,817.719.68
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 50.0 0.00 22.6121.36
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,246.2 0.06 1,076.015.82
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 90.6 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 55.5 0.00 51.18.57
45 Cork and articles of cork 15.8 0.00 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 70.3 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 59.5 0.00 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,285.0 0.20 6,281.2-31.78
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,255.5 0.06 1,624.7-22.72
50 Silk 110.9 0.01 23.4374.39
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 31.9-100.00
52 Cotton 357.5 0.02 73.7385.21
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 6.7 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 185.2 0.01 71.6158.52
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,562.5 0.07 1,194.230.84
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 255.8 0.01 65.6290.13
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 337.8 0.02 292.515.50
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 632.8 0.03 418.851.08
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 74.3 0.00 144.8-48.65
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 892.9 0.04 1,457.0-38.72
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,563.1 0.07 2,371.1-34.08
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,206.0 0.06 2,500.3-51.77
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 858.4 0.04 795.37.92
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,402.2 0.11 1,404.771.01
65 Headgear and parts thereof 359.2 0.02 259.038.71
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 11.1 0.00 33.2-66.57
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 627.8 0.03 359.774.55
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 209.9 0.01 93.5124.48
69 Ceramic products 347.3 0.02 339.52.32
70 Glass and glassware 1,556.2 0.07 2,134.3-27.09
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 644.2 0.03 685.0-5.96
72 Iron and steel 383.3 0.02 682.4-43.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,104.7 0.10 1,531.837.40
74 Copper and articles thereof 17.0 0.00 53.2-67.98
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 299.3 0.01 643.4-53.48
80 Tin and articles thereof 4.6 0.00 7.5-38.66
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 455.6 0.02 3.313,747.48
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,088.2 0.10 1,135.583.89
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 383.6 0.02 497.9-22.96
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 488,290.0 23.08 479,357.11.86
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 888,859.5 42.01 802,131.510.81
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 91.0 0.00 118.4-23.14
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 72,191.9 3.41 66,963.57.81
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 21,715.3 1.03 29,393.9-26.12
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 43,292.2 2.05 5,674.9662.87
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 42,570.2 2.01 35,700.319.24
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 14,182.5 0.67 13,883.52.15
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,184.3 0.06 1,324.1-10.55
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 6,386.8 0.30 3,944.061.94
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 4,082.5 0.19 4,095.1-0.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 181,573.0 8.58 184,352.1-1.51
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,497.8 0.07 1,396.27.28
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 53.1 0.00 97.8-45.71
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 24,967.9 1.18 16,967.947.15

US Imports from Paraguay

The major share of US imports from Paraguay in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 82.74% of US total imports from Paraguay (73.75% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.15% of US total imports from Paraguay (6.52% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.37% of US total imports from Paraguay (16.26% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.66% of US total imports from Paraguay (0.24% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Paraguay in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $4.7 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $4.1 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • 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 $1.1 million;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $0.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Paraguay in 2014 over the 2013 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 $40.3 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $38.9 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $10.9 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $3.9 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.6 million.
US imports from Paraguay in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 20.3-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 13,696.2 6.53 12,610.48.61
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 709.4 0.34 126.2462.35
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 8.4 0.00 5.454.88
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 262.5 0.13 119.6119.51
10 Cereals 4,799.4 2.29 15,687.6-69.41
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 59.5 0.03 1,696.9-96.49
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 84,143.2 40.13 123,048.9-31.62
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,626.7 0.78 725.1124.33
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 59,557.6 28.41 54,878.58.53
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 30.0 0.01 43.9-31.84
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 64.8 0.03 49.830.12
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 421.4 0.20 821.0-48.67
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,150.7 1.98 39.010,544.74
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 285.8 0.14 848.4-66.31
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,653.7 1.74 3,984.3-8.30
30 Pharmaceutical products 197.4 0.09 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5.4 0.00 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,265.8 0.60 1,290.7-1.93
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 0.0 0.00 4.1-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 49.7 0.02 90.6-45.16
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9.0 0.00 30.1-70.15
40 Rubber and articles thereof 197.7 0.09 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 49.2 0.02 158.5-68.94
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,229.0 2.02 3,116.735.69
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 14,904.6 7.11 18,841.9-20.90
45 Cork and articles of cork 68.9 0.03 108.3-36.40
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 43.3-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7.1 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 101.6 0.05 162.2-37.35
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.1 0.00 48.1-95.61
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3.0 0.00 106.2-97.13
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 269.2 0.13 2.99,237.67
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2.7 0.00 1.0185.27
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 17.5 0.01 81.9-78.68
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 11.0 0.01 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 6.6-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 7,066.5 3.37 47,334.5-85.07
72 Iron and steel 654.5 0.31 14.84,318.81
73 Articles of iron or steel 153.1 0.07 19.6682.96
74 Copper and articles thereof 82.9 0.04 63.231.22
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,584.0 1.23 576.9347.88
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 7.6 0.00 27.3-71.93
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,049.6 0.50 194.4439.81
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 70.6 0.03 80.7-12.52
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 61.0 0.03 65.0-6.14
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 13.5-100.00
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 27.5 0.01 159.9-82.79
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4.6 0.00 62.4-92.71
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 26.8-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,035.2 1.45 3,683.3-17.59
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce