US trade (export - import) with Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

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

US Trade with Saint Vincent and Grenadines

In 2014, US trade with Saint Vincent and Grenadines totaled $105.0 million, up 9.14% ($8.8 million) from 2013.

US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2014 totaled $103.6 million, up 11.13% ($10.4 million) from 2013.

US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2014 were $1.5 million, down 51.57% ($1.6 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2014 was $102.1 million, a 13.25% increase ($11.9 million) over 2013.

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 165th largest trading partner in 2014 (just as in 2013), accounting for 0.0026% of US total trade (up from 0.0025% in 2013).

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 144th largest export market in 2014 (up from 148th in 2013), accounting for 0.0064% of US total exports (up from 0.0059% in 2013).

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 194th largest supplier in 2014 (down from 185th in 2013), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in 2013).

US Exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 32.83% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (32.12% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.35% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (26.63% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.38% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (7.69% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.62% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (1.57% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.35% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (7.78% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.17% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (4.28% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.38% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (2.49% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $6,013.5 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $4,430.6 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $3,417.3 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3,033.6 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,432.0 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $429.3 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $404.8 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) - an increase of $320.2 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $317.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,477.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,206.8 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $1,110.4 thousand;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - a decrease of $948.8 thousand;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $692.1 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $593.6 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $358.9 thousand.
US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 8,820.4 8.52 8,415.64.81
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 231.2 0.22 202.114.40
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 174.1 0.17 162.17.43
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6.4 0.01 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 164.5 0.16 856.6-80.79
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 462.1 0.45 423.39.17
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 242.0 0.23 185.230.68
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 80.5 0.08 123.2-34.61
10 Cereals 16,885.9 16.30 13,468.625.37
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 171.6 0.17 205.4-16.49
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 35.3 0.03 23.450.81
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3.2 0.00 82.9-96.16
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 327.1 0.32 542.3-39.70
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 441.7 0.43 358.923.06
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 42.3 0.04 109.8-61.43
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 52.6 0.05 46.513.05
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 423.5 0.41 508.1-16.65
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 379.3 0.37 590.5-35.77
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,092.9 1.06 1,203.8-9.21
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 569.8 0.55 456.024.94
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,397.4 3.28 1,965.472.86
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 148.7 0.14 216.4-31.31
26 Ores, slag and ash 8.6 0.01 8.8-3.08
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,664.4 5.47 1,233.9359.08
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 44.2 0.04 89.8-50.76
29 Organic chemicals 199.4 0.19 169.117.94
30 Pharmaceutical products 471.0 0.45 451.54.32
31 Fertilizers 21.2 0.02 13.359.01
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 541.5 0.52 570.4-5.06
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,190.3 1.15 940.526.56
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 502.6 0.49 457.19.95
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 48.6 0.05 18.7160.52
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 18.6 0.02 7.8137.47
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 79.3 0.08 44.777.24
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,224.9 1.18 1,113.110.04
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,483.0 2.40 2,434.71.98
40 Rubber and articles thereof 820.0 0.79 856.5-4.26
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 48.4 0.05 72.8-33.59
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 33.8-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,123.0 3.98 3,995.93.18
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 135.3-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,264.4 1.22 1,857.9-31.95
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 151.8 0.15 1,262.2-87.97
52 Cotton 7.5 0.01 45.3-83.40
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 2.5 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 14.9 0.01 3.0404.10
55 Man-made staple fibers 10.9 0.01 11.3-4.13
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 18.3 0.02 17.26.29
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 97.2 0.09 97.00.17
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4.0 0.00 7.6-46.80
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 27.1 0.03 16.663.57
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 46.6 0.04 995.4-95.32
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 90.1 0.09 162.3-44.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 126.2 0.12 65.393.26
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 142.1 0.14 183.9-22.72
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 528.6 0.51 526.60.37
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 11.6-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 54.5 0.05 32.965.59
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 260.4 0.25 142.882.38
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 646.8 0.62 329.496.32
69 Ceramic products 196.1 0.19 236.1-16.94
70 Glass and glassware 186.1 0.18 231.4-19.56
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 16.0 0.02 3.2396.62
72 Iron and steel 150.2 0.15 46.0226.33
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,497.3 2.41 2,068.020.76
74 Copper and articles thereof 290.1 0.28 649.0-55.30
75 Nickel and articles thereof 17.5 0.02 16.74.89
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 719.7 0.69 539.833.31
78 Lead and articles thereof 7.3 0.01 2.7167.60
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2.6 0.00 5.4-50.94
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 11.9-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 12.0-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 169.2 0.16 249.9-32.27
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 467.4 0.45 389.919.88
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,737.4 6.51 10,215.2-34.04
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 7,543.5 7.28 7,223.44.43
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 65.6 0.06 28.7128.34
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,756.3 5.56 2,722.6111.42
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 241.1 0.23 459.2-47.49
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 6,333.5 6.12 320.01,879.30
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,643.0 1.59 3,849.7-57.32
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9.1 0.01 23.2-60.67
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 30.9 0.03 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 53.3 0.05 50.55.66
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 1,800.4 1.74 1,617.411.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 219.7 0.21 348.9-37.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 471.4 0.46 555.8-15.19
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4.0 0.00 21.6-81.67
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 12,800.5 12.36 12,729.50.56

US Imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 45.21% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (17.18% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 18.54% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (34.05% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.64% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (23.84% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.59% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (17.19% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $126.8 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) - an increase of $65.4 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $64.6 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $8.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines 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 $764.9 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $443.0 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $227.7 thousand;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $122.4 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $99.6 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $80.4 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $28.4 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $25.8 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $25.1 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $14.1 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $7.8 thousand.
US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 98.7 6.68 124.5-20.72
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 220.4 14.92 155.841.50
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 14.1-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 312.6 21.16 185.868.21
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 36.3 2.45 44.1-17.75
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.1 0.07 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.3 0.02 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 273.9 18.54 1,038.8-73.63
72 Iron and steel 10.1 0.69 35.3-71.29
74 Copper and articles thereof 68.4 4.63 148.9-54.03
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 53.4 3.61 152.9-65.09
78 Lead and articles thereof 40.0 2.71 162.3-75.36
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 227.7-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22.4 1.52 13.961.61
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 104.5 7.08 39.1167.21
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 443.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 28.4-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 235.1 15.92 235.4-0.12
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce