US trade (export - import) with Armenia in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

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

US Trade with Armenia

In 2014, US trade with Armenia was $161.7 million, down 18.25% ($36.1 million) from 2013.

US exports to Armenia in 2014 were $60.5 million, down 33.71% ($30.8 million) from 2013.

US imports from Armenia in 2014 were $101.2 million, down 5.02% ($5.3 million) from 2013.

US trade deficit with Armenia in 2014 was $40.7 million, a 165.64% increase ($25.4 million) over 2013.

Armenia was the US 154th largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 146th in 2013), accounting for 0.0040% of US total trade (down from 0.0051% in 2013).

Armenia was the US 159th largest export market in 2014 (down from 149th in 2013), accounting for 0.0037% of US total exports (down from 0.0058% in 2013).

Armenia was the US 122nd largest supplier in 2014 (down from 120th in 2013), accounting for 0.0042% of US total imports (down from 0.0046% in 2013).

US Exports to Armenia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 39.27% of US total exports to Armenia (36.89% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 22.65% of US total exports to Armenia (21.41% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.17% of US total exports to Armenia (4.46% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.89% of US total exports to Armenia (7.29% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.82% of US total exports to Armenia (1.14% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Armenia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $758.1 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $644.9 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $483.8 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $338.7 thousand;
  • 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 $274.2 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $218.7 thousand;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - an increase of $210.9 thousand.

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $11,413.2 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $6,272.5 thousand;
  • 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 $4,296.6 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $3,142.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,797.2 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $1,965.2 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,286.6 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $1,267.8 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $634.4 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $414.7 thousand;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $269.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $268.0 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $216.1 thousand.
US exports to Armenia 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 11,058.6 18.29 14,201.1-22.13
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 711.9 1.18 2,677.1-73.41
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 6.1-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 94.5 0.16 34.8171.87
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 24.3 0.04 26.6-8.50
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 663.8 1.10 325.0104.22
10 Cereals 8.4 0.01 31.1-73.09
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 20.7 0.03 38.9-46.72
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2.6 0.00 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 172.7 0.29 442.7-60.98
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 9.5 0.02 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 144.5 0.24 145.8-0.91
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 43.6 0.07 458.3-90.49
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 60.4 0.10 118.8-49.19
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 286.7 0.47 116.1147.07
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 75.4 0.12 10.7601.63
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 225.5 0.37 859.9-73.77
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 91.4 0.15 35.4157.92
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 107.2 0.18 58.981.93
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 297.4 0.49 116.6155.03
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2.9 0.00 20.5-85.67
29 Organic chemicals 129.5 0.21 68.389.55
30 Pharmaceutical products 500.5 0.83 431.815.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 194.6 0.32 217.0-10.29
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 323.6 0.54 391.5-17.35
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 59.0 0.10 122.9-51.98
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 146.5-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 24.1 0.04 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 274.0 0.45 542.0-49.45
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,621.5 4.34 1,863.440.68
40 Rubber and articles thereof 205.5 0.34 263.2-21.92
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 37.4 0.06 16.4128.60
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 48.7 0.08 62.5-22.11
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 16.1-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 72.3 0.12 50.443.37
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 228.7 0.38 10.02,186.59
54 Man-made filaments 785.9 1.30 679.515.66
55 Man-made staple fibers 301.2 0.50 133.2126.10
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 381.2 0.63 170.3123.87
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3.0 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 13.9 0.02 38.4-63.86
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 18.9-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 68.3 0.11 3.61,799.86
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 138.3 0.23 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 12.0 0.02 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2.6 0.00 0.0
69 Ceramic products 12.0 0.02 228.2-94.72
70 Glass and glassware 29.4 0.05 18.757.10
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,351.1 3.89 6,647.7-64.63
72 Iron and steel 22.6 0.04 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 83.4 0.14 254.6-67.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 9.7 0.02 10.5-8.07
75 Nickel and articles thereof 48.2 0.08 46.63.42
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 9.6 0.02 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 37.9 0.06 16.4131.31
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 30.7 0.05 16.586.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,298.8 15.38 10,585.4-12.15
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 5,333.0 8.82 5,332.70.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,570.2 9.21 8,367.4-33.43
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 49.5 0.08 6,322.0-99.22
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 29.6-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,496.8 5.78 3,013.016.06
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 10.7 0.02 68.9-84.41
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 19.1 0.03 31.5-39.30
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 24.0 0.04 3.3626.06
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 793.0 1.31 518.852.86
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 932.0 1.54 287.1224.61
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 13.8 0.02 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2.8 0.00 1,270.6-99.78
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 11,765.0 19.46 23,178.3-49.24

US Imports from Armenia

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 82.43% of US total imports from Armenia (83.03% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.19% of US total imports from Armenia (5.26% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.81% of US total imports from Armenia (3.89% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.11% of US total imports from Armenia (1.38% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.58% of US total imports from Armenia (2.00% in 2013).

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $831.9 thousand;
  • 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 $670.4 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $499.6 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $395.5 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $331.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Armenia in 2014 over the 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $5,393.0 thousand;
  • 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 $1,560.7 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $405.7 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $358.6 thousand.
US imports from Armenia 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
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 125.8-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 6.8 0.01 12.9-47.45
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2.7 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5.3 0.01 0.0
10 Cereals 19.9 0.02 18.110.16
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 11.3 0.01 28.5-60.43
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 117.1 0.12 18.2544.93
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 47.4 0.05 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 22.9 0.02 12.681.89
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 97.3 0.10 78.723.67
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 22.5-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,338.7 1.32 1,631.8-17.96
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 342.8 0.34 243.440.87
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,011.7 2.98 3,370.3-10.64
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 232.5 0.23 38.1510.30
29 Organic chemicals 30.0 0.03 18.066.95
30 Pharmaceutical products 26.1 0.03 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4.1 0.00 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6.3 0.01 49.8-87.42
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4.0 0.00 8.5-52.61
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 55.8 0.06 29.886.78
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4.8 0.00 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 440.5 0.44 45.0879.04
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 259.7 0.26 120.1116.28
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 149.4 0.15 370.9-59.72
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,427.2 4.37 3,595.223.14
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 17.8 0.02 25.8-31.18
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 12.0 0.01 27.7-56.71
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 19.3 0.02 14.235.77
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 7.9 0.01 115.4-93.15
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,139.0 2.11 1,468.645.65
72 Iron and steel 396.6 0.39 65.3507.59
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 83,013.7 82.02 88,406.7-6.10
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 17.4 0.02 8.897.48
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 31.3 0.03 27.513.79
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 375.3 0.37 1,935.9-80.62
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 20.6-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 7.3 0.01 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 168.4 0.17 142.418.24
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 6.5 0.01 207.0-96.84
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 10.5 0.01 6.658.35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 48.5 0.05 62.4-22.23
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 861.8 0.85 362.1137.96
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,414.1 3.37 3,819.7-10.62
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce