US trade with Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 28, 2017

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

US Trade with Saint Vincent and Grenadines

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Saint Vincent and Grenadines was $21.2 million, down 11.71% ($2.8 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $19.1 million, down 18.38% ($4.3 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $2.1 million, up 242.68% ($1.5 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $17.0 million, a 25.40% decrease ($5.8 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 168th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 160th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0022% of US total trade (down from 0.0026% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 146th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 135th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0050% of US total exports (down from 0.0064% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 172nd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 191st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total imports (up from 0.0001% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines

The major share of US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines 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) - 30.74% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (35.74% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 28.26% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (25.67% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.42% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (9.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.90% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (6.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.67% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (2.67% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.48% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (1.38% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.91% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (3.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $212.3 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $194.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $180.1 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $149.7 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $143.5 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $137.5 thousand;
  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair (HS code 67) - an increase of $110.8 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $80.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2,265.1 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $724.7 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $593.2 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $339.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $262.0 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $175.9 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 $120.8 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $113.5 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $106.3 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $98.0 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $95.0 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $58.6 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $57.8 thousand.
US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines 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
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,356.3 12.32 2,206.66.78
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 77.4 0.40 77.7-0.48
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 68.0 0.36 92.8-26.70
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 87.4 0.46 119.3-26.71
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 110.0 0.58 134.5-18.20
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 51.7 0.27 56.0-7.62
10 Cereals 1,889.5 9.88 4,154.6-54.52
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 32.0 0.17 57.1-43.98
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3.9 0.02 4.9-21.17
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 18.6 0.10 34.6-46.40
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 121.9 0.64 175.4-30.49
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 26.3 0.14 3.9570.75
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 52.1 0.27 13.4288.24
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 259.7 1.36 122.1112.63
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 155.5 0.81 113.337.21
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 234.1 1.22 496.1-52.81
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 67.3 0.35 123.0-45.34
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 265.6 1.39 379.1-29.94
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 25.5 0.13 25.02.02
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 148.7 0.78 873.4-82.97
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9.8 0.05 5.191.26
29 Organic chemicals 37.4 0.20 71.2-47.46
30 Pharmaceutical products 184.1 0.96 290.4-36.61
31 Fertilizers 19.1 0.10 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 86.7 0.45 126.0-31.21
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 408.8 2.14 394.33.68
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 198.2 1.04 199.4-0.64
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 26.1 0.14 14.974.79
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 4.2 0.02 2.566.64
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 8.7-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 154.2 0.81 109.241.12
39 Plastics and articles thereof 559.3 2.93 898.8-37.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 114.0 0.60 110.53.21
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.7 0.02 41.9-91.17
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,154.6 6.04 1,212.4-4.77
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 321.5 1.68 241.433.18
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 34.0 0.18 56.5-39.78
52 Cotton 40.1 0.21 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 16.0-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 2.8 0.01 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 36.6 0.19 8.6323.83
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 13.4 0.07 39.8-66.31
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 6.6 0.03 3.0123.22
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 26.6 0.14 53.5-50.27
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 100.0 0.52 100.1-0.14
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 66.5 0.35 27.8138.86
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 62.1 0.32 61.01.70
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 6.5 0.03 5.420.08
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 113.5 0.59 2.74,139.54
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 145.3 0.76 243.3-40.28
69 Ceramic products 57.3 0.30 56.51.44
70 Glass and glassware 46.0 0.24 26.672.87
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3.0 0.02 19.8-84.67
72 Iron and steel 66.5 0.35 44.250.41
73 Articles of iron or steel 196.4 1.03 187.15.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 20.5 0.11 79.1-74.11
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 97.3 0.51 114.5-15.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 164.9 0.86 21.4671.14
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 156.8 0.82 179.2-12.50
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,796.5 9.40 2,389.7-24.82
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 1,796.0 9.39 1,916.8-6.30
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 95.0-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,207.7 6.32 1,027.617.53
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 139.3 0.73 140.0-0.51
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 17.3 0.09 193.2-91.06
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 446.2 2.33 251.777.28
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5.2 0.03 9.7-46.27
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 4.4 0.02 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 7.9-100.00
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 431.4 2.26 219.196.91
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 33.8 0.18 26.129.36
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 77.7 0.41 42.881.76
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 10.2 0.05 0.0

US Imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines

The major share of US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines 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) - 37.16% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (5.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 5.58% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (8.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.48% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (3.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.41% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (2.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $608.5 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $117.5 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 $64.7 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $44.6 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 $37.3 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $32.2 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $27.4 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $23.8 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $8.7 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $7.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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) - a decrease of $35.2 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $21.4 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $13.3 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $7.5 thousand.
US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 608.5 28.94 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 30.6 1.46 3.2868.30
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 117.5 5.59 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 24.8 1.18 32.2-23.16
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 1.2-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 32.2 1.53 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 117.2 5.58 52.6123.04
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.5 0.17 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 53.3 2.53 8.7511.13
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 33.8 1.61 10.0239.23
78 Lead and articles thereof 3.6 0.17 2.829.58
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0.0 0.00 13.3-100.00
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 37.3 1.77 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8.7 0.41 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4.7 0.22 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 0.0 0.00 35.2-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 73.5 3.49 65.811.56
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 21.4-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce