US trade (export - import) with Antigua and Barbuda in 2015

Published or Updated: Feb 18, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Antigua and Barbuda in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Antigua and Barbuda

In 2015, US trade with Antigua and Barbuda totaled $677.3 million, up 201.61% ($452.7 million) from 2014.

US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2015 totaled $670.4 million, up 209.49% ($453.8 million) from 2014.

US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2015 were $6.9 million, down 13.14% ($1.0 million) from 2014.

US trade surplus with Antigua and Barbuda in 2015 was $663.5 million, a 217.97% increase ($454.8 million) over 2014.

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 105th largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 142nd in 2014), accounting for 0.0178% of US total trade (up from 0.0056% in 2014).

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 87th largest export market in 2015 (up from 128th in 2014), accounting for 0.0446% of US total exports (up from 0.0134% in 2014).

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 173rd largest supplier in 2015 (down from 171st in 2014), accounting for 0.0003% of US total imports (just as in 2014).

US Exports to Antigua and Barbuda

The major share of US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 66.28% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (28.92% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.01% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (19.41% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.64% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (14.03% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.01% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (6.44% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.49% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (3.76% in 2014);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.93% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (3.16% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.91% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (3.09% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.75% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (3.26% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2015 over 2014 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 $382.3 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $68.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $2.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $3.6 million.
US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
01 Live animals 109.1 0.02 21.7403.98
02 Meat and edible meat offal 10,316.0 1.54 11,925.9-13.50
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 776.2 0.12 828.4-6.31
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,465.5 0.22 1,859.9-21.21
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 53.3 0.01 86.1-38.08
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 552.6 0.08 112.0393.26
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,513.6 0.23 977.654.83
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 659.7 0.10 530.824.29
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 171.2 0.03 224.7-23.83
10 Cereals 289.3 0.04 468.3-38.22
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 99.6 0.01 68.844.80
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 149.6 0.02 153.9-2.80
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 6.8 0.00 3.0127.37
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 10.8-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 449.6 0.07 308.345.80
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,419.5 0.21 1,128.625.78
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 163.6 0.02 113.743.85
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 306.0 0.05 327.4-6.53
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,601.5 0.39 2,266.714.77
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,693.0 0.25 1,557.98.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,553.6 0.38 2,387.66.95
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,312.5 0.64 3,643.718.36
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,376.5 0.21 1,300.85.82
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 76.0 0.01 88.7-14.33
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 239.9 0.04 328.4-26.95
26 Ores, slag and ash 2.5 0.00 496.9-99.49
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 444,097.4 66.25 61,824.0618.33
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 299.8 0.04 867.6-65.44
29 Organic chemicals 783.5 0.12 179.1337.40
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,853.3 0.28 921.6101.10
31 Fertilizers 66.2 0.01 57.016.09
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,202.2 0.18 1,605.4-25.11
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,855.1 0.43 3,010.7-5.17
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 1,398.7 0.21 1,436.4-2.63
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 79.0 0.01 141.9-44.33
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 53.1 0.01 27.890.54
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 34.9 0.01 36.6-4.74
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,650.1 0.25 1,974.2-16.42
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,259.5 0.34 2,732.4-17.31
40 Rubber and articles thereof 917.1 0.14 949.3-3.39
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 12.1 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 265.5 0.04 327.6-18.95
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 5.9 0.00 9.8-40.08
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,407.2 1.10 6,422.315.33
45 Cork and articles of cork 3.8 0.00 6.4-41.25
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 2.6 0.00 15.5-83.07
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,661.6 0.25 1,132.346.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 899.5 0.13 568.358.27
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 8.9-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 150.9-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 33.6 0.01 31.27.47
55 Man-made staple fibers 45.2 0.01 42.85.50
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 159.0 0.02 15.2949.54
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 114.6 0.02 220.2-47.96
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 24.6 0.00 69.1-64.47
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 48.1 0.01 118.5-59.45
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 48.6 0.01 66.6-27.13
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 597.0 0.09 1,009.1-40.84
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 551.1 0.08 541.31.81
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,700.4 0.40 3,739.5-27.79
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 535.3 0.08 770.6-30.54
65 Headgear and parts thereof 14.9 0.00 48.6-69.27
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 112.5 0.02 176.9-36.39
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 14.0 0.00 40.2-65.11
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 668.7 0.10 712.3-6.12
69 Ceramic products 1,216.9 0.18 572.7112.50
70 Glass and glassware 784.0 0.12 347.7125.46
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,255.5 0.93 6,845.4-8.62
72 Iron and steel 389.3 0.06 490.1-20.58
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,172.0 0.32 2,599.1-16.43
74 Copper and articles thereof 379.3 0.06 406.7-6.72
75 Nickel and articles thereof 98.5 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,435.3 0.21 2,015.8-28.80
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 31.0-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 12.9 0.00 20.3-36.80
80 Tin and articles thereof 22.1 0.00 46.2-52.11
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5.0 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 845.3 0.13 255.9230.35
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 707.9 0.11 830.4-14.74
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,473.8 2.16 14,076.92.82
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 10,062.9 1.50 13,708.2-26.59
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 30.9 0.00 27.213.62
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,339.7 0.80 6,471.8-17.49
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 6,112.6 0.91 3,824.559.83
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,881.0 0.43 925.6211.26
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,059.0 1.20 3,004.6168.23
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,939.5 0.29 1,917.21.16
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 12.8 0.00 102.9-87.55
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 34.8 0.01 127.9-72.78
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 6,023.5 0.90 6,836.0-11.89
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,048.0 0.16 950.210.29
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 781.2 0.12 643.221.45
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 47.7 0.01 89.1-46.50
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 94,367.7 14.08 26,204.1260.13

US Imports from Antigua and Barbuda

The major share of US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 4.41% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.86% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.68% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.52% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.09% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (2.72% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.67% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (2.61% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.25% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (3.10% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.45% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (2.83% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $0.2 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2015 over the 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - 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;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $0.1 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 $0.0 million.
US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 98.7-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7.0 0.10 9.6-27.31
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 108.6 1.57 99.29.50
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 124.4 1.80 216.1-42.43
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 19.7 0.28 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.7 0.02 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.3 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3.1 0.04 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2.2 0.03 3.2-29.52
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 20.4-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6.0 0.09 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 25.2 0.36 204.2-87.67
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 9.2-100.00
69 Ceramic products 24.7 0.36 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 3.5 0.05 8.1-57.63
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 304.3 4.41 68.3345.65
72 Iron and steel 43.4 0.63 12.4249.74
73 Articles of iron or steel 7.0 0.10 3.5100.23
74 Copper and articles thereof 146.9 2.13 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 54.0 0.78 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 17.0-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3.1 0.04 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 41.1-100.00
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 8.6-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 7.5-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 86.1 1.25 189.5-54.59
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 26.9 0.39 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 2.4 0.03 4.9-50.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 84.1 1.22 76.310.29
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2.4 0.03 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5,817.1 84.26 6,839.3-14.95
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce