US trade with Uzbekistan in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 23, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Uzbekistan in the first half of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Uzbekistan

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Uzbekistan totaled $59.4 million, up 6.92% ($3.8 million) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Uzbekistan in the first half of 2017 totaled $49.7 million, up 66.50% ($19.9 million) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Uzbekistan in the first half of 2017 were $9.7 million, down 62.36% ($16.0 million) from the first half of 2016.

US trade surplus with Uzbekistan in the first half of 2017 was $40.1 million, a 858.05% increase ($35.9 million) over the first half of 2016.

Uzbekistan was the US 157th largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (down from 153rd in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0031% of US total trade (just as in the first half of 2016).

Uzbekistan was the US 139th largest export market in the first half of 2017 (up from 151st in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0066% of US total exports (up from 0.0042% in the first half of 2016).

Uzbekistan was the US 152nd largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (down from 138th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0008% of US total imports (down from 0.0024% in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Uzbekistan

The major share of US exports to Uzbekistan in the first half of 2017 (and in the first half of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 30.42% of US total exports to Uzbekistan (45.46% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.10% of US total exports to Uzbekistan (5.78% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.87% of US total exports to Uzbekistan (0.23% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.51% of US total exports to Uzbekistan (2.51% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.25% of US total exports to Uzbekistan (1.33% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.16% of US total exports to Uzbekistan (2.48% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Uzbekistan in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $5.9 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $4.1 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $3.3 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $0.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Uzbekistan in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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) - a decrease of $3.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US exports to Uzbekistan in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 14.5-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 66.5 0.13 52.825.83
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 183.2 0.37 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 139.1 0.28 120.315.57
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7.0 0.01 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 157.8 0.32 239.5-34.10
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 20.9 0.04 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2.6 0.01 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 117.7-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 194.7-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 45.6 0.09 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 126.3 0.25 2.74,553.17
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 184.0-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,128.8 2.27 631.578.75
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 33.9 0.07 7.9330.24
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 269.3 0.54 28.6841.27
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 64.4 0.13 5.51,081.72
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 20.6 0.04 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 192.1 0.39 458.1-58.06
39 Plastics and articles thereof 374.1 0.75 354.85.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,307.2 6.65 49.76,549.14
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 60.5 0.12 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 200.0 0.40 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 60.2 0.12 34.375.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,090.9 8.23 34.711,681.75
54 Man-made filaments 603.6 1.21 216.8178.42
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 18.2 0.04 166.7-89.10
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 7.9-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 21.1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 184.6 0.37 619.5-70.20
75 Nickel and articles thereof 11.2 0.02 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 8.4-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 10.1 0.02 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 503.5 1.01 54.5824.07
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 42.6 0.09 68.5-37.79
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,213.0 6.46 4,341.0-25.98
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 2,011.8 4.05 2,120.6-5.13
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 24.1-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 120.8 0.24 38.1216.79
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 7,642.9 15.37 1,750.6336.58
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,139.0 4.30 5,300.6-59.65
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 5.3 0.01 9.8-45.90
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 15.6-100.00
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 18.1 0.04 59.1-69.30
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 121.0 0.24 22.2444.09

US Imports from Uzbekistan

The major share of US imports from Uzbekistan in the first half of 2017 (and in the first half of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 33.02% of US total imports from Uzbekistan (11.97% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.42% of US total imports from Uzbekistan (81.04% in the first half of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.05% of US total imports from Uzbekistan (0.00% in the first half of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.87% of US total imports from Uzbekistan (2.16% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Uzbekistan in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Uzbekistan in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $20.0 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $0.7 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) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery (HS code 58) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US imports from Uzbekistan in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 70.1 0.72 228.7-69.36
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 17.4 0.18 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 499.3 5.16 311.760.16
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 690.0 7.14 1,378.5-49.94
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,023.2 10.58 810.326.28
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 773.1 8.00 140.6449.70
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 20.4 0.21 57.5-64.56
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 10.5 0.11 6.854.77
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 17.6 0.18 5.0252.59
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 10.5 0.11 4.7125.80
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 60.1 0.62 129.8-53.73
26 Ores, slag and ash 198.5 2.05 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 808.9 8.37 20,787.6-96.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 102.2 1.06 25.4302.19
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 1.9-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 2.1-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 30.5 0.32 135.7-77.51
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 39.0-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 14.5-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8.9 0.09 3.3168.10
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 5.9-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 23.8-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 16.6 0.17 25.5-35.08
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 10.1-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8.1 0.08 23.7-65.88
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 73.1 0.76 405.3-81.97
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3.0 0.03 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 124.8-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10.1 0.10 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 549.0 5.68 365.350.28
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce