US trade with Uruguay in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 08, 2017

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

US Trade with Uruguay

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Uruguay totaled $641.7 million, up 56.41% ($231.4 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Uruguay in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $486.5 million, up 81.33% ($218.2 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Uruguay in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $155.2 million, up 9.31% ($13.2 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Uruguay in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $331.3 million, a 162.31% increase ($205.0 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Uruguay was the US 75th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 84th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0651% of US total trade (up from 0.0443% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Uruguay was the US 61st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 74th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1265% of US total exports (up from 0.0738% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Uruguay was the US 85th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0258% of US total imports (up from 0.0253% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Uruguay

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 39.40% of US total exports to Uruguay (9.12% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 25.69% of US total exports to Uruguay (46.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.59% of US total exports to Uruguay (26.12% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.16% of US total exports to Uruguay (4.85% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.34% of US total exports to Uruguay (1.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.88% of US total exports to Uruguay (1.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.42% of US total exports to Uruguay (1.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Uruguay 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) - an increase of $167.5 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $27.2 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $5.0 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $5.0 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $4.8 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $4.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2.8 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 $2.0 million.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $7.9 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2.8 million;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - a decrease of $2.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1.6 million.
US exports to Uruguay 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 13.3 0.00 100.3-86.76
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,301.7 0.27 1,292.60.70
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 82.8-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 68.4 0.01 389.8-82.44
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 775.8 0.16 535.444.89
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 161.1 0.03 125.728.17
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7.2 0.00 23.4-69.26
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 268.7 0.06 65.3311.32
10 Cereals 748.8 0.15 24.52,961.46
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 28.2 0.01 9.9184.25
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 573.6 0.12 147.5288.97
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,419.9 0.29 1,697.1-16.34
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 116.9 0.02 50.1133.48
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 203.7 0.04 111.283.23
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,165.4 0.45 2,164.80.03
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,154.6 0.24 1,880.2-38.60
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 516.8 0.11 368.540.23
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 655.1 0.13 414.058.26
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,976.3 0.61 1,916.555.30
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,062.1 0.22 1,123.9-5.50
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 452.1 0.09 419.87.70
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 701.0 0.14 64.8981.80
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 346.2 0.07 583.6-40.68
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 191,349.2 39.33 23,892.7700.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,814.7 1.20 3,811.752.55
29 Organic chemicals 4,133.1 0.85 3,216.328.50
30 Pharmaceutical products 13,683.8 2.81 8,636.058.45
31 Fertilizers 1,203.4 0.25 3,999.0-69.91
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,806.1 0.37 2,071.2-12.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 33,812.1 6.95 28,966.316.73
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 845.9 0.17 1,669.0-49.32
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,595.7 0.33 1,054.451.34
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 5.2 0.00 26.3-80.13
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 647.2 0.13 868.9-25.52
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,846.4 0.79 5,429.3-29.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12,376.0 2.54 9,129.535.56
40 Rubber and articles thereof 953.4 0.20 1,209.5-21.17
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 194.9 0.04 95.7103.78
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 111.2 0.02 277.7-59.97
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 207.0 0.04 393.7-47.42
45 Cork and articles of cork 3.5 0.00 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 2.5 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 516.3 0.11 1,048.4-50.75
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 968.7 0.20 1,330.0-27.17
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 344.3 0.07 360.9-4.59
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 10.0 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 4.0 0.00 4.00.32
54 Man-made filaments 98.4 0.02 55.078.89
55 Man-made staple fibers 3.3 0.00 11.0-69.93
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,407.7 0.29 504.5179.02
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 96.4 0.02 69.039.74
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 66.6 0.01 50.432.12
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 118.6 0.02 85.039.56
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 54.5 0.01 132.2-58.77
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 740.6 0.15 566.930.63
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 558.9 0.11 877.8-36.33
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 175.9 0.04 201.1-12.53
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 847.0 0.17 970.8-12.74
65 Headgear and parts thereof 75.5 0.02 121.0-37.61
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 115.0-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 419.5 0.09 241.473.73
69 Ceramic products 51.3 0.01 83.3-38.45
70 Glass and glassware 176.8 0.04 79.9121.23
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 187.6 0.04 191.8-2.19
72 Iron and steel 4,190.5 0.86 238.41,657.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 887.2 0.18 2,309.8-61.59
74 Copper and articles thereof 61.8 0.01 59.53.82
75 Nickel and articles thereof 408.5 0.08 392.64.06
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 129.2 0.03 302.4-57.28
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 15.7-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 5.9 0.00 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 17.4 0.00 20.8-16.35
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 685.2 0.14 485.441.16
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 112.7 0.02 136.0-17.18
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 48,755.0 10.02 56,619.0-13.89
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 50,483.6 10.38 50,582.0-0.19
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,774.2 1.19 2,978.493.87
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,189.4 0.24 1,718.3-30.78
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5,299.8 1.09 284.21,764.90
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,464.2 2.77 12,883.04.51
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,167.2 0.65 5,757.0-44.99
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 127.4 0.03 156.3-18.50
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 114.9 0.02 179.7-36.05
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 727.6 0.15 708.62.68
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 34,035.4 7.00 6,878.7394.79
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,292.1 0.47 1,015.1125.79
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3.8 0.00 4.8-19.73

US Imports from Uruguay

The major share of US imports from Uruguay 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) - 68.20% of US total imports from Uruguay (58.47% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.62% of US total imports from Uruguay (7.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.14% of US total imports from Uruguay (7.88% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.54% of US total imports from Uruguay (5.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.18% of US total imports from Uruguay (0.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.92% of US total imports from Uruguay (1.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $16.7 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $4.8 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $3.8 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • 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 $0.7 million.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $4.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $3.9 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $3.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US imports from Uruguay 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
(%)
01 Live animals 20.5 0.01 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 64,043.8 41.26 47,308.635.37
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,272.3 0.82 1,199.36.09
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,364.9 3.46 2,540.2111.20
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 499.8 0.32 302.965.02
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2.5 0.00 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 9,534.2 6.14 12,673.4-24.77
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 20.5 0.01 74.1-72.32
10 Cereals 306.1 0.20 299.12.36
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 12,904.9 8.31 8,055.460.20
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 187.7 0.12 106.975.68
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 10,202.2 6.57 8,806.715.85
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 21.1 0.01 42.2-49.98
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 14.7 0.01 22.1-33.48
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 345.3 0.22 548.6-37.06
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 125.7 0.08 216.7-41.98
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 36.2 0.02 120.6-70.01
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 502.1 0.32 279.879.44
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 466.8 0.30 402.815.88
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 24.8-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 55.6 0.04 27.1104.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 17.3 0.01 17.30.01
29 Organic chemicals 620.9 0.40 519.519.51
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 4,339.2-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 363.3 0.23 830.1-56.24
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 572.0 0.37 816.6-29.96
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 369.4 0.24 214.172.53
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 47.1-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 452.3 0.29 472.7-4.32
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 11,117.2 7.16 11,632.1-4.43
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 437.5 0.28 463.4-5.59
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 62.0 0.04 50.423.04
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10,236.9 6.59 10,735.9-4.65
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 47.7-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 41.7 0.03 6.8511.37
50 Silk 29.7 0.02 18.560.35
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 969.7 0.62 1,089.0-10.96
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 12.5-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 6.6 0.00 11.4-42.37
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.4 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 228.6 0.15 210.98.38
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 29.1 0.02 52.0-43.92
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 130.9 0.08 8.61,424.36
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 12.8 0.01 0.43,211.60
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 14.1 0.01 34.3-58.84
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 100.1-100.00
69 Ceramic products 51.2 0.03 28.281.46
70 Glass and glassware 11.9 0.01 19.8-39.76
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,829.9 1.18 1,136.960.96
73 Articles of iron or steel 26.7 0.02 2.6941.64
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 51.3-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 62.4 0.04 26.1138.98
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3.1 0.00 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 43.7 0.03 50.3-13.13
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 808.2 0.52 1,768.6-54.30
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 201.9 0.13 51.6291.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,423.1 3.49 9,369.1-42.12
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 288.8-100.00
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 86.9 0.06 91.8-5.33
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 26.7 0.02 5.0438.61
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3,935.0 2.54 128.12,972.76
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce