US trade with Turkmenistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 26, 2017

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

US Trade with Turkmenistan

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Turkmenistan totaled $126.8 million, up 842.78% ($113.3 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Turkmenistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $122.7 million, up 1,083.87% ($112.3 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Turkmenistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $4.1 million, up 32.02% ($1.0 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Turkmenistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $118.6 million, a 1,529.01% increase ($111.3 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Turkmenistan was the US 114th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 169th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0128% of US total trade (up from 0.0015% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Turkmenistan was the US 96th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 165th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0319% of US total exports (up from 0.0029% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Turkmenistan was the US 159th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 161st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0007% of US total imports (up from 0.0005% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Turkmenistan

The major share of US exports to Turkmenistan 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) - 95.94% of US total exports to Turkmenistan (62.13% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.07% of US total exports to Turkmenistan (22.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.73% of US total exports to Turkmenistan (4.78% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.14% of US total exports to Turkmenistan (1.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.01% of US total exports to Turkmenistan (9.19% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $56.3 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $27.7 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $26.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • 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 $1.0 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.8 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Turkmenistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $1.0 million.
US exports to Turkmenistan 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 172.6 0.14 8.81,853.45
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 97.7-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7.7 0.01 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 952.8-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 18.7-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 63.9-100.00
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 4.3 0.00 93.6-95.44
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,516.7 2.87 1,926.882.52
39 Plastics and articles thereof 169.6 0.14 40.2322.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 76.4 0.06 134.3-43.13
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9.8 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4.8 0.00 11.6-58.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3.5 0.00 29.8-88.31
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4.0 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 20.2 0.02 0.0
69 Ceramic products 7.8 0.01 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 3.7 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 848.2 0.69 69.51,120.77
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2.8 0.00 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3.8 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 44.9 0.04 379.5-88.17
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 46.4-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 31,214.1 25.44 4,598.7578.76
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 1,632.5 1.33 667.4144.61
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 28,028.8 22.85 283.69,782.26
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 56,401.4 45.97 132.442,495.08
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 421.6 0.34 756.5-44.27
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 34.6 0.03 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 8.2 0.01 13.9-40.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 19.1 0.02 27.4-30.36

US Imports from Turkmenistan

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 49.93% of US total imports from Turkmenistan (8.68% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 47.74% of US total imports from Turkmenistan (53.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of US total imports from Turkmenistan (36.54% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $0.1 million.

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US imports from Turkmenistan 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
(%)
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 582.3-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 543.5-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 360.6 8.86 267.434.83
31 Fertilizers 1,670.7 41.07 0.0
52 Cotton 1,707.8 41.98 1,333.728.05
54 Man-made filaments 0.4 0.01 1.1-64.31
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 128.5 3.16 258.6-50.30
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 105.4 2.59 52.7100.12
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 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 14.5 0.36 23.0-36.79
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce