US trade (export - import) with Antigua and Barbuda in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Antigua and Barbuda in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Antigua and Barbuda

In 2014, US trade with Antigua and Barbuda totaled $224.6 million, up 44.86% ($69.5 million) from 2013.

US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2014 totaled $216.6 million, up 49.22% ($71.4 million) from 2013.

US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2014 were $7.9 million, down 19.38% ($1.9 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Antigua and Barbuda in 2014 was $208.7 million, a 54.22% increase ($73.4 million) over 2013.

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 142nd largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 154th in 2013), accounting for 0.0056% of US total trade (up from 0.0040% in 2013).

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 128th largest export market in 2014 (up from 139th in 2013), accounting for 0.0134% of US total exports (up from 0.0092% in 2013).

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 171st largest supplier in 2014 (down from 167th in 2013), accounting for 0.0003% of US total imports (down from 0.0004% in 2013).

US Exports to Antigua and Barbuda

The major share of US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 28.92% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (4.90% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.41% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (26.97% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.03% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (19.69% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.44% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (8.21% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.76% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (4.73% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.26% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (6.09% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.16% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (5.55% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.09% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (3.88% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2014 over 2013 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 $54.9 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $7.0 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 $2.8 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $0.7 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $3.3 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $2.9 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 $1.2 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $0.8 million.
US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
01 Live animals 21.7 0.01 19.212.91
02 Meat and edible meat offal 11,925.9 5.51 10,668.311.79
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 828.4 0.38 835.5-0.85
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,859.9 0.86 1,184.657.01
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 86.1 0.04 72.618.57
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 112.0 0.05 49.6126.03
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 977.6 0.45 1,030.5-5.13
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 530.8 0.25 582.4-8.85
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 224.7 0.10 344.6-34.79
10 Cereals 468.3 0.22 357.131.14
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 68.8 0.03 124.6-44.80
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 153.9 0.07 90.570.11
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3.0 0.00 0.0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 10.8 0.00 4.8126.93
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 308.3 0.14 355.0-13.14
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,128.6 0.52 844.333.67
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 113.7 0.05 223.2-49.04
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 327.4 0.15 295.210.90
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,266.7 1.05 2,196.73.19
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,557.9 0.72 1,433.08.71
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,387.6 1.10 2,356.91.30
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,643.7 1.68 4,022.3-9.41
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,300.8 0.60 1,391.0-6.48
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 88.7 0.04 100.7-11.91
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 328.4 0.15 200.763.68
26 Ores, slag and ash 496.9 0.23 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 61,824.0 28.54 6,909.1794.82
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 867.6 0.40 377.2130.01
29 Organic chemicals 179.1 0.08 205.5-12.82
30 Pharmaceutical products 921.6 0.43 1,095.3-15.86
31 Fertilizers 57.0 0.03 72.4-21.26
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,605.4 0.74 1,049.752.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,010.7 1.39 2,746.39.63
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 1,436.4 0.66 1,378.34.21
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 141.9 0.07 43.8224.16
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 27.8 0.01 47.8-41.72
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 36.6 0.02 37.5-2.29
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,974.2 0.91 861.4129.18
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,732.4 1.26 2,945.9-7.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 949.3 0.44 1,052.6-9.81
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 10.9-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 327.6 0.15 212.354.31
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 9.8 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6,422.3 2.96 5,036.627.51
45 Cork and articles of cork 6.4 0.00 11.1-42.35
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 15.5 0.01 5.5183.74
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,132.3 0.52 1,297.7-12.74
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 568.3 0.26 517.09.92
50 Silk 5.5 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 8.9 0.00 29.9-70.43
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 150.9 0.07 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 31.2 0.01 39.0-19.83
55 Man-made staple fibers 42.8 0.02 21.1103.25
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 15.2 0.01 17.9-15.21
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 220.2 0.10 73.7198.77
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 69.1 0.03 13.3421.44
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 118.5 0.05 17.6573.19
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 66.6 0.03 50.531.92
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,009.1 0.47 603.567.19
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 541.3 0.25 428.226.42
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,739.5 1.73 6,662.8-43.88
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 770.6 0.36 718.47.26
65 Headgear and parts thereof 48.6 0.02 11.3328.73
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 176.9 0.08 125.640.88
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 40.2 0.02 32.424.05
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 712.3 0.33 815.3-12.63
69 Ceramic products 572.7 0.26 414.838.06
70 Glass and glassware 347.7 0.16 307.313.15
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,845.4 3.16 8,049.0-14.95
72 Iron and steel 490.1 0.23 943.5-48.05
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,599.1 1.20 1,563.866.21
74 Copper and articles thereof 406.7 0.19 587.8-30.82
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.2-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,015.8 0.93 1,818.710.84
78 Lead and articles thereof 31.0 0.01 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 20.3 0.01 0.0
80 Tin and articles thereof 46.2 0.02 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 255.9 0.12 253.90.78
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 830.4 0.38 451.084.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,076.9 6.50 11,941.517.88
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 13,708.2 6.33 10,955.125.13
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 27.2 0.01 82.7-67.08
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,471.8 2.99 3,807.869.96
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 3,824.5 1.77 7,115.4-46.25
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 925.6 0.43 1,765.6-47.58
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,004.6 1.39 3,477.8-13.61
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,917.2 0.89 1,950.0-1.68
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 102.9 0.05 20.0414.19
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 127.9 0.06 81.656.66
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 6,836.0 3.16 4,245.661.02
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 950.2 0.44 1,009.7-5.90
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 643.2 0.30 777.4-17.26
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 89.1 0.04 9.3854.33
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 26,204.1 12.10 19,161.436.75

US Imports from Antigua and Barbuda

The major share of US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.10% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (2.50% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.83% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (4.64% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.72% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (12.67% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.61% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (3.80% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.86% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (6.70% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.52% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (1.38% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2014 over the 2013 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 $1.2 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 $0.6 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 69.8-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 184.7-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 98.7 1.24 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 9.6 0.12 31.9-69.83
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 99.2 1.25 88.512.13
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 216.1 2.72 96.9122.93
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 1,152.0-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 12.9-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.7 0.03 14.8-81.68
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 7.1-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3.2 0.04 12.5-74.81
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 20.4 0.26 1.71,089.92
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 204.2 2.57 455.7-55.19
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.5 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9.2 0.12 18.6-50.58
70 Glass and glassware 8.1 0.10 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 68.3 0.86 660.2-89.66
72 Iron and steel 12.4 0.16 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.5 0.04 4.2-16.49
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 23.8-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 41.0-100.00
78 Lead and articles thereof 17.0 0.21 38.5-55.81
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8.5 0.11 24.7-65.65
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
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 41.1 0.52 42.6-3.46
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 8.6 0.11 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7.5 0.09 15.4-51.38
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 189.5 2.38 180.05.31
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 4.9 0.06 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 76.3 0.96 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,839.3 86.04 6,666.82.59
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce