US trade with Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 01, 2017

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

US Trade with Tajikistan

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Tajikistan was $4.0 million, down 68.31% ($8.6 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $3.7 million, down 70.08% ($8.6 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $0.3 million, up 7.65% ($0.0 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $3.4 million, a 71.93% decrease ($8.6 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Tajikistan was the US 191st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 172nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0004% of US total trade (down from 0.0014% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Tajikistan was the US 186th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 158th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0010% of US total exports (down from 0.0034% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Tajikistan was the US 199th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 202nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Tajikistan

The major share of US exports to Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 52.95% of US total exports to Tajikistan (84.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 29.59% of US total exports to Tajikistan (12.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.92% of US total exports to Tajikistan (1.41% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.52% of US total exports to Tajikistan (0.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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) - an increase of $684.2 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $346.2 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $123.8 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $69.9 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $50.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 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) - a decrease of $9,185.8 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $455.4 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $55.7 thousand;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - a decrease of $21.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $19.3 thousand.
US exports to Tajikistan 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,084.4 29.59 1,539.8-29.58
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 505.7 13.80 159.5217.13
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4.4 0.12 13.4-67.26
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 10.2-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 10.6-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 5.6 0.15 15.8-64.56
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 50.0 1.36 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 19.3-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 399.4 10.90 275.644.92
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 484.4 13.22 9,670.2-94.99
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 69.9 1.91 0.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 99.3 2.71 154.9-35.93
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 887.3 24.21 203.1336.91
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 21.4-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 9.2 0.25 0.0

US Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of US imports from Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.16% of US total imports from Tajikistan (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.43% of US total imports from Tajikistan (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.21% of US total imports from Tajikistan (66.47% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.65% of US total imports from Tajikistan (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of US total imports from Tajikistan (1.89% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $194.3 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $41.3 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $19.8 thousand;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - an increase of $8.2 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 $5.9 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 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 $179.8 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $5.4 thousand.
US imports from Tajikistan 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
(%)
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 5.4-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.3 0.09 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 8.2 2.65 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 9.9 3.21 189.7-94.80
73 Articles of iron or steel 19.8 6.43 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 41.3 13.46 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 5.9 1.92 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2.4 0.78 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 194.3 63.25 0.0
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce