US trade with Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 08, 2017

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

US Trade with Paraguay

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Paraguay totaled $760.4 million, up 57.53% ($277.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $729.6 million, up 64.34% ($285.6 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $30.8 million, down 20.52% ($7.9 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $698.8 million, a 72.45% increase ($293.6 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Paraguay was the US 69th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 78th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0771% of US total trade (up from 0.0522% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Paraguay was the US 51st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 61st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1897% of US total exports (up from 0.1221% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Paraguay was the US 119th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 112th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0051% of US total imports (down from 0.0069% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Paraguay

The major share of US exports to Paraguay 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) - 67.01% of US total exports to Paraguay (76.55% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 19.37% of US total exports to Paraguay (10.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.50% of US total exports to Paraguay (6.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.48% of US total exports to Paraguay (1.58% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Paraguay 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) - an increase of $140.1 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $94.2 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $18.5 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $16.9 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $8.6 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $3.1 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 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) - a decrease of $3.5 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $2.4 million.
US exports to Paraguay 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 149.5 0.02 45.1231.23
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 54.6 0.01 10.1441.85
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 211.6 0.03 461.9-54.20
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 48.0 0.01 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 176.1 0.02 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 9.4 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 63.5 0.01 487.3-86.96
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 56.6 0.01 100.4-43.60
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 242.7 0.03 2.88,637.22
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 27.5 0.00 9.1201.11
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 70.7 0.01 61.415.21
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 142.9 0.02 189.6-24.60
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,268.4 0.17 236.1437.33
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 41.2 0.01 66.6-38.18
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,741.8 0.38 1,758.955.89
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,550.0 0.49 2,695.731.69
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 254.0 0.03 91.2178.37
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,668.8 0.23 780.5113.82
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 232.1 0.03 8.32,708.71
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 141,101.1 19.34 46,878.6200.99
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 753.5 0.10 96.8678.64
29 Organic chemicals 1,651.9 0.23 492.4235.50
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,079.1 0.28 3,060.7-32.07
31 Fertilizers 8,725.8 1.20 77.311,186.76
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,215.9 0.17 1,595.7-23.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 13,026.2 1.79 9,954.230.86
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 1,118.0 0.15 1,241.5-9.95
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 147.3 0.02 106.138.81
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 269.4-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 206.5 0.03 139.548.04
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,584.1 0.49 2,590.738.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,800.7 0.93 6,488.64.81
40 Rubber and articles thereof 809.3 0.11 1,010.7-19.93
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3.1 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 558.0 0.08 314.977.19
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 4.5 0.00 15.0-69.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8.1 0.00 5.545.86
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 45.0 0.01 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 573.2 0.08 491.816.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 191.8 0.03 158.620.91
52 Cotton 44.4 0.01 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 2.7 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 56.7 0.01 58.5-3.10
55 Man-made staple fibers 472.3 0.06 297.558.72
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 14.0 0.00 28.2-50.31
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 40.4 0.01 94.9-57.44
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 240.8 0.03 41.7477.56
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 79.2 0.01 30.0164.12
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 259.2 0.04 55.6365.71
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 643.4 0.09 539.119.34
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 185.7 0.03 465.1-60.08
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 240.8 0.03 124.892.98
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 565.2 0.08 496.713.78
65 Headgear and parts thereof 50.7 0.01 52.3-3.04
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 492.1 0.07 143.1243.91
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 93.5 0.01 74.625.30
69 Ceramic products 145.1 0.02 152.1-4.59
70 Glass and glassware 143.5 0.02 165.7-13.38
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 168.9 0.02 652.2-74.11
72 Iron and steel 299.5 0.04 105.0185.28
73 Articles of iron or steel 272.8 0.04 301.1-9.41
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 164.4 0.02 226.2-27.33
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 8.7-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 10.1 0.00 6.070.08
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7.5 0.00 17.9-58.11
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 243.2 0.03 335.1-27.43
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 521.5 0.07 73.1613.17
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 84,877.9 11.63 67,943.524.92
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 382,129.6 52.38 242,070.257.86
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 0.0 0.00 10.0-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,685.3 1.19 10,486.0-17.17
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 6,473.7 0.89 8,889.8-27.18
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 132.9 0.02 315.1-57.84
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,612.3 0.91 10,120.1-34.66
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5,793.4 0.79 3,680.157.43
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 201.4 0.03 158.826.86
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,240.2 0.31 1,153.594.21
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 544.5 0.07 921.5-40.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 26,226.2 3.59 7,765.8237.72
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 433.6 0.06 186.1133.04
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4.6 0.00 12.1-62.48

US Imports from Paraguay

The major share of US imports from Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 66.03% of US total imports from Paraguay (58.98% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.46% of US total imports from Paraguay (10.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.18% of US total imports from Paraguay (0.55% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.64% of US total imports from Paraguay (2.30% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.31% of US total imports from Paraguay (3.68% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.81% of US total imports from Paraguay (20.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $3.9 million;
  • 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 $1.9 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 $1.2 million;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 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 $7.7 million;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $2.7 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US imports from Paraguay 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
(%)
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,203.3 10.40 3,378.3-5.18
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 16.0 0.05 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 504.8-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 15.9-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5.4 0.02 33.8-83.95
10 Cereals 3,999.8 12.99 95.04,110.26
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 429.1-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,474.2 8.03 4,584.1-46.03
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 673.3 2.19 1,133.9-40.63
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 8,525.3 27.69 11,216.5-23.99
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 12.9 0.04 6.597.66
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 17.1 0.06 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 337.0 1.09 619.4-45.60
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 93.4 0.30 434.9-78.52
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 398.8 1.30 96.7312.32
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 577.7 1.88 299.692.85
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 10.5-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 25.8 0.08 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 936.3 3.04 1,079.2-13.25
39 Plastics and articles thereof 58.4 0.19 344.4-83.05
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,123.9 6.90 971.6118.59
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,212.6 10.43 4,258.5-24.56
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7.6 0.02 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2.9 0.01 9.0-67.65
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 8.9 0.03 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 53.3 0.17 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6.2 0.02 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 249.2 0.81 7,927.5-96.86
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 528.6 1.72 892.3-40.76
78 Lead and articles thereof 591.8 1.92 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 223.3 0.73 93.7138.30
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 1,940.0 6.30 88.52,091.05
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6.5 0.02 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 41.4 0.13 31.929.87
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 44.7 0.15 14.1217.56
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce