US trade (export - import) with Antigua and Barbuda in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Antigua and Barbuda in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Antigua and Barbuda

In 2013, US trade with Antigua and Barbuda was $155.0 million, down 27.71% ($59.4 million) from 2012.

US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2013 were $145.2 million, down 29.06% ($59.5 million) from 2012.

US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2013 totaled $9.9 million, up 0.44% ($0.0 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Antigua and Barbuda in 2013 was $135.3 million, a 30.55% decrease ($59.5 million) over 2012.

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 154th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 141st in 2012), accounting for 0.0040% of US total trade (down from 0.0055% in 2012).

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 139th largest export market in 2013 (down from 129th in 2012), accounting for 0.0092% of US total exports (down from 0.0132% in 2012).

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 167th largest supplier in 2013 (just as in 2012), accounting for 0.0004% of US total imports (just as in 2012).

US Exports to Antigua and Barbuda

The major share of US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 26.97% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (17.52% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.69% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (14.25% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.21% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (5.68% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.09% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (4.51% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 5.55% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (3.51% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.90% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (27.19% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.73% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (3.93% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.88% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (2.41% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $2.4 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 $1.4 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1.1 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 $0.9 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $0.5 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2013 over 2012 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 $48.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $13.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2.0 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
01 Live animals 19.2 0.01 47.7-59.81
02 Meat and edible meat offal 10,668.3 7.35 11,439.0-6.74
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 835.5 0.58 720.116.03
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,184.6 0.82 1,103.67.34
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 72.6 0.05 68.95.47
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 49.6 0.03 209.2-76.31
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,030.5 0.71 1,129.4-8.76
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 582.4 0.40 335.773.48
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 344.6 0.24 147.8133.16
10 Cereals 357.1 0.25 356.80.10
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 124.6 0.09 94.132.35
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 90.5 0.06 77.217.25
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 4.8 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 355.0 0.24 670.9-47.09
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 844.3 0.58 953.1-11.42
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 223.2 0.15 295.5-24.47
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 295.2 0.20 323.5-8.74
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,196.7 1.51 2,222.0-1.14
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,433.0 0.99 1,291.210.98
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,356.9 1.62 2,364.5-0.32
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,022.3 2.77 4,008.80.34
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,391.0 0.96 1,263.610.08
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 100.7 0.07 42.1139.54
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 200.7 0.14 198.51.10
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 6,909.1 4.76 55,438.5-87.54
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 377.2 0.26 394.1-4.28
29 Organic chemicals 205.5 0.14 296.6-30.71
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,095.3 0.75 1,053.53.96
31 Fertilizers 72.4 0.05 126.0-42.55
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,049.7 0.72 1,445.0-27.35
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,746.3 1.89 2,263.921.31
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 1,378.3 0.95 1,212.013.72
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 43.8 0.03 58.3-24.97
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 47.8 0.03 58.9-18.82
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 37.5 0.03 12.7195.94
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 861.4 0.59 1,341.4-35.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,945.9 2.03 2,649.911.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,052.6 0.73 717.346.75
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 10.9 0.01 12.0-8.77
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 212.3 0.15 168.825.76
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,036.6 3.47 5,707.4-11.75
45 Cork and articles of cork 11.1 0.01 73.9-84.98
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 5.5 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 58.2-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,297.7 0.89 1,511.5-14.15
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 517.0 0.36 687.3-24.77
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
52 Cotton 29.9 0.02 36.4-17.80
54 Man-made filaments 39.0 0.03 34.812.10
55 Man-made staple fibers 21.1 0.01 14.742.93
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 17.9 0.01 68.3-73.85
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 73.7 0.05 151.6-51.37
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 13.3 0.01 25.2-47.41
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 17.6 0.01 47.3-62.81
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 50.5 0.03 36.239.57
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 603.5 0.42 879.0-31.34
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 428.2 0.29 462.5-7.43
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,662.8 4.59 6,605.90.86
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 718.4 0.49 757.6-5.17
65 Headgear and parts thereof 11.3 0.01 10.013.27
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 125.6 0.09 76.663.99
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 32.4 0.02 10.7203.13
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 815.3 0.56 621.231.25
69 Ceramic products 414.8 0.29 592.7-30.02
70 Glass and glassware 307.3 0.21 379.1-18.93
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 8,049.0 5.55 7,181.012.09
72 Iron and steel 943.5 0.65 674.339.91
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,563.8 1.08 1,353.115.57
74 Copper and articles thereof 587.8 0.40 629.2-6.58
75 Nickel and articles thereof 7.2 0.00 69.9-89.74
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,818.7 1.25 1,236.547.08
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 8.2-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 9.8-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 23.0-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 32.6-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 253.9 0.17 288.6-12.01
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 451.0 0.31 597.6-24.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,941.5 8.23 13,971.2-14.53
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 10,955.1 7.55 9,591.414.22
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 82.7 0.06 177.0-53.29
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,807.8 2.62 2,601.346.38
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 7,115.4 4.90 4,720.750.73
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,765.6 1.22 2,372.4-25.58
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,477.8 2.40 2,425.643.38
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,950.0 1.34 1,583.323.16
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 20.0 0.01 29.3-31.61
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 81.6 0.06 310.8-73.73
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 4,245.6 2.92 4,391.6-3.33
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,009.7 0.70 981.92.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 777.4 0.54 894.9-13.12
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 9.3 0.01 74.9-87.54
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 19,161.4 13.20 32,929.6-41.81

US Imports from Antigua and Barbuda

The major share of US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 12.67% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (1.26% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 6.70% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (11.07% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.64% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.03% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.80% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (13.76% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.50% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (4.29% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.38% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (3.39% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2013 over 2012 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 $1.2 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2013 over the 2012 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 $1.2 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) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - 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;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 69.8 0.71 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 184.7 1.87 66.1179.55
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 1,165.0-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 31.9 0.32 8.3284.99
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 88.5 0.90 111.6-20.70
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 96.9 0.98 124.0-21.83
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,152.0 11.68 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 35.8-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12.9 0.13 5.0159.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14.8 0.15 10.343.10
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7.1 0.07 7.1-0.58
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2.5 0.03 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12.5 0.13 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1.7 0.02 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 455.7 4.62 1.044,795.37
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 1.5-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 18.6 0.19 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 660.2 6.70 1,086.9-39.26
73 Articles of iron or steel 4.2 0.04 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 23.8 0.24 210.3-88.67
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 41.0 0.42 69.6-41.12
78 Lead and articles thereof 38.5 0.39 52.6-26.88
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3.7 0.04 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 24.7 0.25 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2.3 0.02 175.3-98.67
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 42.6 0.43 15.5174.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 15.4 0.16 0.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 6.3 0.06 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 180.0 1.83 230.7-22.01
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,666.8 67.62 6,436.93.57
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce