US trade (export - import) with Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2015

Published or Updated: Mar 09, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Saint Vincent and Grenadines

In 2015, US trade with Saint Vincent and Grenadines was $86.7 million, down 17.50% ($18.4 million) from 2014.

US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2015 were $84.8 million, down 18.10% ($18.7 million) from 2014.

US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2015 totaled $1.8 million, up 24.24% ($0.4 million) from 2014.

US trade surplus with Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2015 was $83.0 million, a 18.71% decrease ($19.1 million) over 2014.

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 165th largest trading partner in 2015 (just as in 2014), accounting for 0.0023% of US total trade (down from 0.0026% in 2014).

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 145th largest export market in 2015 (down from 144th in 2014), accounting for 0.0056% of US total exports (down from 0.0064% in 2014).

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 197th largest supplier in 2015 (down from 194th in 2014), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in 2014).

US Exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines

The major share of US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 29.22% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (27.35% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 27.26% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (32.83% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.27% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (7.38% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.82% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (5.35% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.51% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (4.17% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.72% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (5.62% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.63% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (1.38% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $5,077.3 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $358.1 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $255.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $7,783.9 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $5,886.3 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $2,898.9 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $2,610.2 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $2,383.1 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,151.5 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1,091.4 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $787.9 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) - a decrease of $652.7 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $312.7 thousand.
US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
01 Live animals 3.2 0.00 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 7,729.1 9.11 8,820.4-12.37
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 242.6 0.29 231.24.90
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 281.6 0.33 174.161.72
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 13.8 0.02 6.4116.06
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 39.4 0.05 164.5-76.03
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 649.9 0.77 462.140.65
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 268.9 0.32 242.011.11
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 24.4 0.03 80.5-69.69
10 Cereals 9,102.1 10.73 16,885.9-46.10
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 147.3 0.17 171.6-14.14
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 35.2 0.04 35.3-0.39
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 154.5 0.18 327.1-52.75
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 544.2 0.64 441.723.22
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 42.4 0.05 42.30.07
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 64.2 0.08 52.622.09
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 533.5 0.63 423.525.97
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 289.1 0.34 379.3-23.79
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,289.7 1.52 1,092.918.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 651.9 0.77 569.814.41
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,014.3 1.20 3,397.4-70.14
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 301.0 0.35 148.7102.42
26 Ores, slag and ash 85.3 0.10 8.6895.67
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,765.5 3.26 5,664.4-51.18
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 73.4 0.09 44.266.04
29 Organic chemicals 298.1 0.35 199.449.51
30 Pharmaceutical products 829.1 0.98 471.076.03
31 Fertilizers 26.9 0.03 21.226.80
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 645.1 0.76 541.519.14
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,433.2 1.69 1,190.320.41
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 690.4 0.81 502.637.38
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 24.4 0.03 48.6-49.82
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 27.1 0.03 18.646.09
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 23.6 0.03 79.3-70.20
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,288.6 1.52 1,224.95.20
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,572.6 3.03 2,483.03.61
40 Rubber and articles thereof 774.6 0.91 820.0-5.53
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 76.2 0.09 48.457.54
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 9.2 0.01 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,132.5 4.87 4,123.00.23
45 Cork and articles of cork 11.9 0.01 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,295.8 1.53 1,264.42.48
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 340.9 0.40 151.8124.61
50 Silk 11.8 0.01 0.0
52 Cotton 29.1 0.03 7.5286.50
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 6.5 0.01 2.5159.28
54 Man-made filaments 9.1 0.01 14.9-38.92
55 Man-made staple fibers 42.0 0.05 10.9286.52
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 34.1 0.04 18.385.88
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 54.8 0.06 97.2-43.61
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 12.4 0.01 4.0207.23
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 13.1 0.02 27.1-51.82
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 35.9 0.04 46.6-23.01
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 309.9 0.37 90.1243.97
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 119.8 0.14 126.2-5.08
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 188.5 0.22 142.132.62
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 394.8 0.47 528.6-25.32
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 32.1 0.04 54.5-41.07
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 84.9 0.10 260.4-67.39
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 334.1 0.39 646.8-48.35
69 Ceramic products 322.3 0.38 196.164.37
70 Glass and glassware 220.7 0.26 186.118.59
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 12.0 0.01 16.0-25.04
72 Iron and steel 49.5 0.06 150.2-67.06
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,709.4 2.02 2,497.3-31.55
74 Copper and articles thereof 362.0 0.43 290.124.78
75 Nickel and articles thereof 9.2 0.01 17.5-47.56
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 789.6 0.93 719.79.72
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.3-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 26.4 0.03 2.6898.45
80 Tin and articles thereof 17.6 0.02 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 199.3 0.23 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 227.7 0.27 169.234.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 437.1 0.52 467.4-6.49
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,814.7 13.93 6,737.475.36
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 6,890.8 8.12 7,543.5-8.65
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 75.7 0.09 65.615.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,604.8 4.25 5,756.3-37.38
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 301.2 0.36 241.124.89
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 447.3 0.53 6,333.5-92.94
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,647.7 1.94 1,643.00.29
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 22.7 0.03 9.1148.62
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 23.8 0.03 30.9-22.96
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 64.0 0.08 53.319.95
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 2,056.1 2.42 1,800.414.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 243.3 0.29 219.710.76
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 484.9 0.57 471.42.88
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 14.1 0.02 4.0257.07
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 10,190.2 12.01 12,800.5-20.39

US Imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines

The major share of US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 29.68% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (45.21% in 2014);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 12.92% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (18.54% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.56% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (11.64% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.82% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (0.10% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.39% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (8.59% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $502.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $220.5 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $48.4 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $43.6 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $37.0 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $33.4 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $12.0 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $10.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2015 over the 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $211.1 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $143.8 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) - a decrease of $100.9 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $42.4 thousand;
  • 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 $36.7 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $22.4 thousand.
US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 56.3 3.07 98.7-42.96
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 9.3 0.51 220.4-95.78
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5.1 0.28 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 168.8 9.20 312.6-46.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 220.5 12.01 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 84.7 4.61 36.3133.45
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4.8 0.26 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 33.4 1.82 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 1.1-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 37.0 2.02 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 237.2 12.92 273.9-13.40
72 Iron and steel 5.5 0.30 10.1-45.81
73 Articles of iron or steel 2.8 0.15 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 66.5 3.62 68.4-2.88
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 63.4 3.45 53.418.67
78 Lead and articles thereof 37.3 2.03 40.0-6.66
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0.0 0.00 22.4-100.00
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 3.6 0.20 104.5-96.52
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3.5 0.19 0.0
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 43.6 2.37 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 12.0 0.65 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3.0 0.16 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 737.2 40.17 235.1213.54
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce