US trade (export - import) with Armenia in 2015

Published or Updated: Mar 01, 2017

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

US Trade with Armenia

In 2015, US trade with Armenia was $116.3 million, down 28.05% ($45.4 million) from 2014.

US exports to Armenia in 2015 were $50.2 million, down 16.92% ($10.2 million) from 2014.

US imports from Armenia in 2015 were $66.1 million, down 34.70% ($35.1 million) from 2014.

US trade deficit with Armenia in 2015 was $15.8 million, a 61.10% decrease ($24.9 million) over 2014.

Armenia was the US 158th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 154th in 2014), accounting for 0.0031% of US total trade (down from 0.0040% in 2014).

Armenia was the US 161st largest export market in 2015 (down from 159th in 2014), accounting for 0.0033% of US total exports (down from 0.0037% in 2014).

Armenia was the US 135th largest supplier in 2015 (down from 122nd in 2014), accounting for 0.0029% of US total imports (down from 0.0042% in 2014).

US Exports to Armenia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 55.08% of US total exports to Armenia (39.27% in 2014);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 12.72% of US total exports to Armenia (3.89% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.35% of US total exports to Armenia (22.65% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.82% of US total exports to Armenia (7.17% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.33% of US total exports to Armenia (2.82% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Armenia 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 $4,039.3 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,022.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,709.2 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $439.2 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) - an increase of $409.7 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $197.2 thousand.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $7,916.5 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $4,416.2 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1,613.1 thousand;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $785.9 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $728.7 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $711.9 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) - a decrease of $458.9 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $412.7 thousand;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - a decrease of $381.2 thousand;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $301.2 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $284.0 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $283.9 thousand.
US exports to Armenia 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 3,142.1 6.25 11,058.6-71.59
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 711.9-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 50.9 0.10 94.5-46.11
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 91.2 0.18 24.3274.72
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 251.0 0.50 663.8-62.18
10 Cereals 16.7 0.03 8.499.77
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 18.2 0.04 20.7-12.34
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 129.6 0.26 172.7-24.97
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 9.5-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 89.3 0.18 144.5-38.21
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5.0 0.01 43.6-88.48
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 9.4 0.02 60.4-84.47
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 156.9 0.31 286.7-45.28
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 99.6 0.20 75.432.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 87.8 0.17 225.5-61.06
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 46.7 0.09 91.4-48.91
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 29.4 0.06 107.2-72.58
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13.4 0.03 297.4-95.49
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 25.9 0.05 2.9780.35
29 Organic chemicals 122.0 0.24 129.5-5.86
30 Pharmaceutical products 939.7 1.87 500.587.75
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 236.8 0.47 194.621.66
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 212.6 0.42 323.6-34.28
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 22.0 0.04 59.0-62.67
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 24.1-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 222.3 0.44 274.0-18.87
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,008.4 2.01 2,621.5-61.53
40 Rubber and articles thereof 133.7 0.27 205.5-34.94
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5.5 0.01 37.4-85.30
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 53.8 0.11 48.710.47
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 220.6 0.44 72.3205.15
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 196.5 0.39 228.7-14.06
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 785.9-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 301.2-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 381.2-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 43.3 0.09 3.01,332.45
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5.4 0.01 13.9-61.36
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 93.7 0.19 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 68.3-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 22.5 0.04 138.3-83.73
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 12.0-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 14.9 0.03 2.6465.89
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 12.0-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 5.8 0.01 29.4-80.23
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,390.3 12.72 2,351.1171.81
72 Iron and steel 30.3 0.06 22.634.52
73 Articles of iron or steel 54.0 0.11 83.4-35.21
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 9.7-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 43.6 0.09 48.2-9.41
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 9.6-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 12.2 0.02 37.9-67.68
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8.5 0.02 30.7-72.34
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,008.0 21.91 9,298.818.38
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 5,742.7 11.43 5,333.07.68
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,286.3 10.52 5,570.2-5.10
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 114.9 0.23 49.5132.33
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,519.6 10.99 3,496.857.85
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5.0 0.01 10.7-53.67
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 9.5 0.02 19.1-50.47
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 77.2 0.15 24.0221.08
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 334.2 0.67 793.0-57.86
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 203.4 0.40 932.0-78.18
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 30.2 0.06 13.8118.37
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 200.0 0.40 2.87,012.38
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 7,348.8 14.63 11,765.0-37.54

US Imports from Armenia

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 69.00% of US total imports from Armenia (82.43% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.61% of US total imports from Armenia (5.19% in 2014);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 7.56% of US total imports from Armenia (2.11% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.92% of US total imports from Armenia (4.81% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Armenia 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 $2,857.3 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,761.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $469.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $350.8 thousand;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $270.8 thousand.

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $37,428.3 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $865.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $731.5 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $655.2 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $396.6 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 $270.7 thousand;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $232.5 thousand;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - a decrease of $213.8 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $212.6 thousand.
US imports from Armenia 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
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 270.8 0.41 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3.5 0.01 6.8-48.23
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5.6 0.01 2.7106.05
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6.5 0.01 5.320.68
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 19.9-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 33.8 0.05 11.3200.10
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 213.8 0.32 117.182.61
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 214.3 0.32 47.4351.71
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6.9 0.01 22.9-69.71
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 20.1 0.03 97.3-79.29
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 20.8 0.03 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,808.3 2.74 1,338.735.07
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 298.7 0.45 342.8-12.86
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,772.8 7.22 3,011.758.47
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 232.5-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 10.5 0.02 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 17.3 0.03 30.0-42.46
30 Pharmaceutical products 40.2 0.06 26.154.14
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 4.1-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7.3 0.01 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3.5 0.01 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5.2 0.01 4.028.71
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 5.3 0.01 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 56.1 0.08 55.80.69
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 4.8-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 227.9 0.34 440.5-48.26
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 45.9 0.07 259.7-82.34
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 119.5 0.18 149.4-20.03
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,695.7 5.59 4,427.2-16.52
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5.8 0.01 17.8-67.20
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 44.3 0.07 12.0269.01
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9.2 0.01 19.3-52.44
70 Glass and glassware 21.5 0.03 7.9171.80
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,996.2 7.56 2,139.0133.58
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 396.6-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 14.7 0.02 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 45,585.4 68.97 83,013.7-45.09
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 17.4-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 382.1 0.58 31.31,119.41
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 104.5 0.16 375.3-72.14
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 6.4 0.01 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 73.1 0.11 0.0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 7.3-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 80.5 0.12 168.4-52.21
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 6.5-100.00
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 16.4 0.02 10.556.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 84.2 0.13 48.573.50
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 206.5 0.31 861.8-76.03
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,549.0 3.86 3,414.1-25.34
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce