US trade (export - import) with Antigua and Barbuda in 2017

Published or Updated: May 11, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Antigua and Barbuda in 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Antigua and Barbuda

In 2017, US trade with Antigua and Barbuda totaled $437.4 million, up 56.45% ($157.8 million) from 2016.

US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2017 totaled $425.3 million, up 62.33% ($163.3 million) from 2016.

US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2017 were $12.0 million, down 31.36% ($5.5 million) from 2016.

US trade surplus with Antigua and Barbuda in 2017 was $413.3 million, a 69.06% increase ($168.8 million) over 2016.

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 120th largest trading partner in 2017 (up from 132nd in 2016), accounting for 0.0111% of US total trade (up from 0.0075% in 2016).

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 100th largest export market in 2017 (up from 115th in 2016), accounting for 0.0275% of US total exports (up from 0.0180% in 2016).

Antigua and Barbuda was the US 167th largest supplier in 2017 (down from 156th in 2016), accounting for 0.0005% of US total imports (down from 0.0008% in 2016).

US Exports to Antigua and Barbuda

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 44.53% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (30.12% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.27% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (21.79% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.28% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (10.84% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.76% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (5.58% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.81% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (4.46% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.79% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (3.52% in 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.15% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (2.70% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.03% of US total exports to Antigua and Barbuda (2.05% in 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2017 over 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 $110.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $19.8 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $13.7 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $13.1 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $3.1 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2.6 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 $2.1 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - 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 $1.3 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2.9 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 $2.2 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $2.0 million.
US exports to Antigua and Barbuda in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 82.8 0.02 22.3271.09
02 Meat and edible meat offal 10,150.7 2.39 8,761.515.86
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,690.9 0.40 863.495.84
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,615.7 0.38 1,584.91.94
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 18.6 0.00 35.4-47.27
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 724.5 0.17 569.027.34
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,005.5 0.24 818.222.89
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 554.0 0.13 568.8-2.60
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 246.0 0.06 309.0-20.37
10 Cereals 144.6 0.03 199.6-27.54
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 363.6 0.09 171.5112.01
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 38.5 0.01 74.6-48.38
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 5.6 0.00 8.1-31.51
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 32.5 0.01 3.9724.34
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 397.3 0.09 461.4-13.88
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,563.1 0.37 1,312.719.07
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 237.1 0.06 210.912.40
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 415.5 0.10 311.833.27
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,648.8 0.62 2,479.36.84
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,199.3 0.28 1,725.9-30.51
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,933.8 0.69 2,854.42.78
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,305.4 0.78 3,602.6-8.25
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,363.1 0.32 1,342.81.51
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 239.9 0.06 117.8103.62
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 289.2 0.07 327.3-11.64
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 189,102.4 44.46 78,575.4140.66
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 343.8 0.08 345.6-0.53
29 Organic chemicals 169.1 0.04 226.7-25.40
30 Pharmaceutical products 727.0 0.17 821.0-11.45
31 Fertilizers 40.0 0.01 40.9-2.12
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,151.5 0.74 2,257.639.60
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,923.1 0.69 3,079.0-5.06
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 1,416.6 0.33 1,446.3-2.05
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 117.4 0.03 57.6103.81
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 35.1 0.01 58.2-39.67
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 16.2 0.00 7.2125.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,702.7 0.40 2,216.6-23.18
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,440.9 1.04 3,256.936.35
40 Rubber and articles thereof 924.3 0.22 796.516.04
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 81.7 0.02 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 602.6 0.14 230.0161.96
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 29.3 0.01 64.6-54.55
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,770.9 2.30 7,165.636.36
45 Cork and articles of cork 9.0 0.00 9.8-8.52
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,457.9 0.34 1,413.03.18
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 646.0 0.15 631.62.28
50 Silk 4.0 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 33.8 0.01 35.3-4.21
54 Man-made filaments 53.7 0.01 46.714.95
55 Man-made staple fibers 38.2 0.01 38.8-1.48
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 226.4 0.05 238.8-5.17
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 146.9 0.03 137.56.84
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 11.2 0.00 28.0-59.96
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 39.8 0.01 52.6-24.41
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 62.4 0.01 64.8-3.58
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 931.2 0.22 672.238.54
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 647.9 0.15 675.2-4.05
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,707.9 1.34 2,607.1118.94
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 505.8 0.12 552.3-8.41
65 Headgear and parts thereof 23.6 0.01 77.0-69.31
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 144.0 0.03 61.3134.83
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 48.7 0.01 89.5-45.57
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,069.0 0.49 1,268.463.11
69 Ceramic products 882.9 0.21 985.5-10.41
70 Glass and glassware 863.8 0.20 732.417.93
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9,141.9 2.15 7,074.129.23
72 Iron and steel 549.7 0.13 776.5-29.20
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,275.9 0.77 5,406.1-39.40
74 Copper and articles thereof 350.5 0.08 257.735.99
75 Nickel and articles thereof 48.5 0.01 39.024.43
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,507.3 0.59 2,621.4-4.35
78 Lead and articles thereof 490.1 0.12 43.01,040.07
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3.7 0.00 28.3-86.80
80 Tin and articles thereof 153.6 0.04 13.11,076.03
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 53.4 0.01 5.0967.15
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,752.5 0.65 1,432.392.17
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,768.4 0.42 1,056.767.35
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,028.0 4.00 19,961.1-14.69
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 11,604.4 2.73 13,761.7-15.68
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 86.9 0.02 36.2140.34
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,831.0 2.08 7,495.117.82
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 5,804.4 1.36 7,777.7-25.37
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 17,727.5 4.17 4,638.8282.16
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,880.0 0.91 3,418.213.51
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,111.4 0.26 1,474.2-24.61
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 34.0 0.01 17.594.07
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 99.5 0.02 123.6-19.50
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 6,966.2 1.64 7,784.4-10.51
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,151.3 0.27 1,883.5-38.87
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 758.5 0.18 830.5-8.67
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 13,906.6 3.27 186.37,364.37
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 53,815.0 12.65 34,048.558.05

US Imports from Antigua and Barbuda

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 13.92% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.01% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.55% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (1.22% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.16% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.54% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.42% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (0.30% in 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.85% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (1.75% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.86% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (2.90% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.17% of US total imports from Antigua and Barbuda (1.65% in 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2017 over 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 $1.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.5 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 $0.5 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $0.1 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 $0.1 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2017 over the 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $9.3 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US imports from Antigua and Barbuda in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2016
USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 32.6-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 67.4 0.56 228.7-70.53
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 166.5-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 2.8 0.02 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 19.3 0.16 23.2-16.85
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 134.8 1.12 48.9175.54
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 48.5 0.40 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,629.2 13.52 2.080,551.24
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 168.1 1.40 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3.5 0.03 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 91.1 0.76 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 25.6 0.21 3.8569.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 123.9 1.03 49.3151.30
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1.0 0.01 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 30.7 0.26 3.5790.81
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 17.8 0.15 53.0-66.36
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 15.9-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1.8 0.01 0.3452.92
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 1.2-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.3 0.00 75.4-99.62
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 142.1-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13.1 0.11 17.7-26.17
70 Glass and glassware 12.6 0.10 45.3-72.11
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 343.8 2.85 307.911.66
73 Articles of iron or steel 295.6 2.45 9.92,892.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 232.2 1.93 22.3939.55
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 330.9 2.75 58.5466.04
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 17.2 0.14 4.8261.67
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 107.2 0.89 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 543.1 4.51 0.0
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 509.2 4.23 56.9795.09
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 22.5 0.19 14.357.60
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 316.5 2.63 143.6120.36
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 106.5 0.88 27.8283.07
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 135.5 1.12 134.01.08
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 169.4 1.41 33.3408.51
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,527.9 54.18 15,821.7-58.74
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce