US trade with Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 03, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 1st quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Saint Vincent and Grenadines

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Saint Vincent and Grenadines totaled $24.3 million, up 9.71% ($2.2 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $22.3 million, up 2.98% ($0.6 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $2.0 million, up 334.49% ($1.5 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $20.4 million, a 4.04% decrease ($0.9 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 159th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 157th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0026% of US total trade (up from 0.0025% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 140th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 138th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0060% of US total exports (down from 0.0062% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 170th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 197th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total imports (up from 0.0001% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines

The major share of US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 36.69% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (26.07% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 23.59% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (26.47% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.53% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (8.83% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.36% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (7.87% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.23% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (3.84% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.74% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (10.04% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.63% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (1.23% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1,732.3 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $454.3 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 $354.5 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $248.5 thousand;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $214.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $174.4 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $145.4 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 $142.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $121.7 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $121.5 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $120.1 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $97.1 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $91.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1,457.4 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $727.0 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $353.4 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $249.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $198.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $94.9 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $91.4 thousand;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $78.3 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $72.1 thousand.
US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 6.0 0.03 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,142.1 9.59 1,687.826.91
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 104.4 0.47 108.3-3.63
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 62.8 0.28 119.8-47.57
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 236.4 1.06 22.1968.77
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 114.6 0.51 133.9-14.46
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 78.9 0.35 99.1-20.33
10 Cereals 3,840.1 17.19 2,107.882.19
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 46.0 0.21 53.4-13.82
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 35.7 0.16 11.2217.76
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 4.6 0.02 4.7-3.42
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 15.5 0.07 82.3-81.16
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 98.2 0.44 176.4-44.37
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 14.1 0.06 24.0-41.21
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 61.7 0.28 12.7387.40
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 178.3 0.80 149.219.49
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 118.0 0.53 150.6-21.66
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 226.3 1.01 291.5-22.35
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 274.0 1.23 128.6113.05
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 535.9 2.40 287.486.46
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3.0 0.01 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 10.5 0.05 64.8-83.78
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 53.4-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 602.0 2.69 2,059.4-70.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6.3 0.03 7.5-16.47
29 Organic chemicals 18.7 0.08 43.0-56.53
30 Pharmaceutical products 100.3 0.45 60.865.05
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 17.5-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 114.4 0.51 105.98.08
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 398.1 1.78 278.043.22
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 168.2 0.75 228.9-26.51
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 10.6 0.05 18.5-42.37
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3.7 0.02 27.6-86.48
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 62.1 0.28 157.0-60.43
39 Plastics and articles thereof 397.5 1.78 647.1-38.56
40 Rubber and articles thereof 141.2 0.63 116.121.61
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 19.2 0.09 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,060.2 4.75 1,413.6-25.00
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 343.5 1.54 388.3-11.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 54.1 0.24 110.2-50.90
52 Cotton 27.5 0.12 4.5509.68
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 18.0 0.08 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 9.0 0.04 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 14.9 0.07 3.3347.98
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 22.0 0.10 19.413.44
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3.4 0.02 13.1-73.87
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 2.6 0.01 12.0-77.99
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 60.9 0.27 49.024.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6.0 0.03 17.9-66.41
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 135.1 0.60 38.1255.02
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 65.0 0.29 70.6-7.89
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 30.8-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 65.4 0.29 44.447.10
69 Ceramic products 18.8 0.08 30.6-38.52
70 Glass and glassware 15.4 0.07 23.9-35.55
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9.8 0.04 2.7270.15
72 Iron and steel 74.1 0.33 37.697.12
73 Articles of iron or steel 341.7 1.53 389.1-12.17
74 Copper and articles thereof 14.4 0.06 74.6-80.72
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3.4 0.02 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 77.5 0.35 168.9-54.12
78 Lead and articles thereof 8.4 0.04 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 174.0 0.78 82.8110.14
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 252.5 1.13 78.2223.11
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,873.0 8.38 2,600.0-27.96
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 1,905.8 8.53 1,551.322.85
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 18.9 0.08 13.737.94
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 865.6 3.87 1,064.2-18.67
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 244.1 1.09 122.799.04
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 46.2 0.21 58.0-20.35
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 316.9 1.42 331.8-4.49
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 30.6-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 38.0 0.17 35.86.11
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 542.8 2.43 400.335.59
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 32.3 0.14 104.4-69.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 204.9 0.92 83.3146.13

US Imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines

The major share of US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 80.03% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (15.85% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.39% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (7.50% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.75% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (9.83% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.52% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (1.96% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.76% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (3.76% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (2.01% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,492.1 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 $69.4 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $38.6 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 $38.1 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $13.4 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) - an increase of $9.6 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $8.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st 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 $20.9 thousand;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $16.0 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $10.3 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $9.0 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $8.3 thousand.
US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,511.0 77.33 18.97,901.63
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 18.2 0.93 26.4-31.36
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 34.5 1.77 26.032.95
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 9.0-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 16.0-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.3 0.01 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1.2 0.06 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 13.4 0.69 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 53.7 2.75 44.221.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 43.8 2.24 5.2740.08
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5.4 0.28 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3.4 0.17 0.0
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 69.4 3.55 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12.9 0.66 33.8-61.79
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 51.4 2.63 13.3287.40
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 10.3-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce