US trade (export - import) with Tajikistan in 2018

Published or Updated: Jun 17, 2019

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Tajikistan in 2018: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Tajikistan

In 2018, US trade with Tajikistan was $15.1 million, down 20.09% ($3.8 million) from 2017.

US exports to Tajikistan in 2018 were $14.3 million, down 20.02% ($3.6 million) from 2017.

US imports from Tajikistan in 2018 were $0.8 million, down 21.40% ($0.2 million) from 2017.

US trade surplus with Tajikistan in 2018 was $13.6 million, a 19.94% decrease ($3.4 million) over 2017.

Tajikistan was the US 197th largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 186th in 2017), accounting for 0.0004% of US total trade (down from 0.0005% in 2017).

Tajikistan was the US 190th largest export market in 2018 (down from 181st in 2017), accounting for 0.0009% of US total exports (down from 0.0012% in 2017).

Tajikistan was the US 207th largest supplier in 2018 (down from 206th in 2017), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (just as in 2017).

US Exports to Tajikistan

The major share of US exports to Tajikistan in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 72.49% of US total exports to Tajikistan (62.60% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.23% of US total exports to Tajikistan (18.04% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.95% of US total exports to Tajikistan (12.48% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.26% of US total exports to Tajikistan (0.60% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.68% of US total exports to Tajikistan (3.31% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Tajikistan in 2018 over 2017 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 $3,417.0 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $548.2 thousand;
  • 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 $65.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Tajikistan in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,865.9 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1,248.4 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,229.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $928.5 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $297.8 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $180.6 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $153.7 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $118.9 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $107.2 thousand;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $104.1 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $74.8 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $70.2 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $59.6 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $54.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $49.2 thousand.
US exports to Tajikistan in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,877.4 13.10 3,125.8-39.94
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 74.8-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 31.5-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4.7 0.03 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 13.3 0.09 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3.1 0.02 107.2-97.15
29 Organic chemicals 7.5 0.05 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 21.5 0.15 140.4-84.70
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 14.6 0.10 168.4-91.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 796.3 5.56 855.9-6.96
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9.9 0.07 938.4-98.95
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 26.4-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 65.4 0.46 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 27.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3.8 0.03 5.5-32.20
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 67.2 0.47 365.0-81.60
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 152.7 1.07 222.8-31.49
65 Headgear and parts thereof 17.7 0.12 0.0
72 Iron and steel 28.6 0.20 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.2 0.02 57.7-94.51
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 548.2 3.83 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 30.2 0.21 50.0-39.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,594.6 32.06 7,460.5-38.41
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 4,661.1 32.53 1,244.1274.65
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 30.1 0.21 79.3-62.04
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 191.3 1.33 298.5-35.92
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5.5 0.04 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 905.1 6.32 2,134.3-57.59
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 15.0-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 18.6 0.13 36.7-49.31
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 9.2-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 259.3 1.81 439.9-41.06

US Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of US imports from Tajikistan in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.61% of US total imports from Tajikistan (8.43% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.86% of US total imports from Tajikistan (10.02% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.16% of US total imports from Tajikistan (2.37% in 2017);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 5.85% of US total imports from Tajikistan (32.63% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.50% of US total imports from Tajikistan (12.74% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.41% of US total imports from Tajikistan (0.03% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Tajikistan in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $85.6 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 $77.3 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $62.9 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $41.3 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $18.3 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 $7.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $6.7 thousand;
  • 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 $4.8 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $4.3 thousand;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $2.5 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $2.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Tajikistan in 2018 over the 2017 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 $270.7 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $75.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $60.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $37.8 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $37.8 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $19.8 thousand;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - a decrease of $6.1 thousand;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $3.8 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $3.1 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $2.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2.4 thousand.
US imports from Tajikistan in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2017
USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 89.1 11.73 26.2240.14
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2.3 0.30 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 11.4 1.50 7.160.51
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2.5 0.32 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 60.9-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 18.3 2.41 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5.5 0.73 0.7709.40
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 6.8 0.90 12.9-47.45
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 34.9 4.60 110.1-68.26
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 44.4 5.85 315.1-85.90
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 19.8-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 85.6 11.28 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6.7 0.88 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 24.5 3.23 62.4-60.64
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 93.9 12.37 16.6464.41
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 2.4-100.00
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 8.8 1.16 1.0771.20
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 188.2 24.79 226.0-16.73
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 136.2 17.95 94.943.47
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce