US trade (export - import) with Armenia in 2016

Published or Updated: Apr 18, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Armenia in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Armenia

In 2016, US trade with Armenia was $89.1 million, down 23.38% ($27.2 million) from 2015.

US exports to Armenia in 2016 were $43.7 million, down 13.07% ($6.6 million) from 2015.

US imports from Armenia in 2016 were $45.5 million, down 31.22% ($20.6 million) from 2015.

US trade deficit with Armenia in 2016 was $1.8 million, a 88.74% decrease ($14.1 million) over 2015.

Armenia was the US 164th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 158th in 2015), accounting for 0.0024% of US total trade (down from 0.0031% in 2015).

Armenia was the US 162nd largest export market in 2016 (down from 161st in 2015), accounting for 0.0030% of US total exports (down from 0.0033% in 2015).

Armenia was the US 143rd largest supplier in 2016 (down from 135th in 2015), accounting for 0.0020% of US total imports (down from 0.0029% in 2015).

US Exports to Armenia

The major share of US exports to Armenia in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 41.67% of US total exports to Armenia (55.08% in 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 12.14% of US total exports to Armenia (12.72% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.40% of US total exports to Armenia (8.35% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.58% of US total exports to Armenia (0.33% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.37% of US total exports to Armenia (5.82% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Armenia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $1,873.6 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1,633.9 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $412.9 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $369.1 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $285.8 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 $208.2 thousand;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $152.0 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $143.8 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $137.1 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $134.9 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Armenia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $3,077.3 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3,053.5 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 $1,874.0 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,437.2 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 $1,090.7 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $456.5 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $267.2 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $186.4 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $162.5 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $132.8 thousand.
US exports to Armenia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 3,555.0 8.14 3,142.113.14
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 369.1 0.85 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 25.4 0.06 50.9-50.19
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 152.0 0.35 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 91.2-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 88.5 0.20 251.0-64.74
10 Cereals 7.2 0.02 16.7-57.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 57.4 0.13 18.2216.15
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 32.4 0.07 129.6-75.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 26.0 0.06 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 41.4 0.09 89.3-53.66
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5.6 0.01 5.012.39
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 16.3 0.04 9.474.34
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 93.6 0.21 156.9-40.32
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 42.3 0.10 99.6-57.54
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 87.8-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 30.3 0.07 46.7-34.97
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 13.8 0.03 29.4-53.18
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 150.5 0.34 13.41,022.67
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 54.0 0.12 25.9108.93
29 Organic chemicals 256.9 0.59 122.0110.64
30 Pharmaceutical products 483.2 1.11 939.7-48.57
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 237.4 0.54 236.80.28
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 199.8 0.46 212.6-6.06
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 16.1 0.04 22.0-26.73
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 323.7 0.74 222.345.63
39 Plastics and articles thereof 741.2 1.70 1,008.4-26.50
40 Rubber and articles thereof 32.4 0.07 133.7-75.78
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9.1 0.02 5.566.25
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 53.8-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 97.8 0.22 220.6-55.67
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 10.1 0.02 196.5-94.86
54 Man-made filaments 2.9 0.01 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,873.6 4.29 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 21.6 0.05 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4.8 0.01 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 18.0 0.04 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 43.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 74.2 0.17 5.41,284.74
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 237.6 0.54 93.7153.49
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 48.6 0.11 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 152.2 0.35 22.5576.63
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 5.5 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 14.9-100.00
69 Ceramic products 36.1 0.08 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 36.5 0.08 5.8528.95
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,299.7 12.14 6,390.3-17.07
72 Iron and steel 49.5 0.11 30.363.09
73 Articles of iron or steel 339.9 0.78 54.0528.91
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 43.6-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 15.5 0.04 12.226.66
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,570.8 21.91 11,008.0-13.06
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 3,868.7 8.86 5,742.7-32.63
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 6.1 0.01 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,232.8 5.11 5,286.3-57.76
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 75.9 0.17 114.9-33.92
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,442.3 5.59 5,519.6-55.75
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 37.7 0.09 5.0658.45
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 11.9 0.03 9.525.66
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 131.6 0.30 77.270.42
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 542.3 1.24 334.262.30
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 70.6 0.16 203.4-65.28
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3.4 0.01 30.2-88.74
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 310.8 0.71 200.055.40
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 8,982.7 20.57 7,348.822.23

US Imports from Armenia

The major share of US imports from Armenia in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 45.88% of US total imports from Armenia (69.00% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 21.63% of US total imports from Armenia (11.61% in 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 15.07% of US total imports from Armenia (7.56% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 10.06% of US total imports from Armenia (5.92% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Armenia in 2016 over 2015 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 $1,854.3 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $1,267.0 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,090.3 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $722.2 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $273.5 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $214.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Armenia in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $24,766.7 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $988.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $216.6 thousand;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $139.9 thousand.
US imports from Armenia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 326.9 0.72 270.820.73
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 9.8 0.02 3.5180.76
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3.0 0.01 5.6-45.83
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 6.5-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 13.2 0.03 33.8-61.05
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 141.6 0.31 213.8-33.79
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6.0 0.01 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 74.4 0.16 214.3-65.30
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 64.1 0.14 20.1217.95
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 20.8-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,075.3 6.77 1,808.370.07
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 244.8 0.54 298.7-18.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,863.0 12.90 4,772.822.84
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 10.5 0.02 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7.2 0.02 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 27.2 0.06 10.5159.89
29 Organic chemicals 13.5 0.03 17.3-21.48
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 40.2-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 31.7 0.07 0.0
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 111.9 0.25 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 7.3-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 58.1 0.13 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 31.1 0.07 5.2499.96
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10.5 0.02 56.1-81.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 442.6 0.97 227.994.15
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 92.2 0.20 45.9101.08
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 36.1 0.08 119.5-69.78
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,417.9 9.72 3,695.719.54
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 13.6 0.03 5.8133.54
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 13.7 0.03 44.3-69.12
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 9.2-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 41.6 0.09 21.593.65
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,850.6 15.07 4,996.237.11
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 14.7-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 20,818.7 45.80 45,585.4-54.33
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 21.9 0.05 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 13.8 0.03 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 165.5 0.36 382.1-56.69
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 23.6 0.05 104.5-77.46
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 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 25.6 0.06 73.1-64.99
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 143.3 0.32 80.578.14
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 34.6 0.08 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 4.6 0.01 16.4-71.93
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 129.0 0.28 84.253.27
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4.1 0.01 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 480.1 1.06 206.5132.44
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,560.3 3.43 2,549.0-38.79
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce