US trade (export - import) with Aruba in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 07, 2017

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

US Trade with Aruba

In 2014, US trade with Aruba totaled $1,419.4 million, up 24.24% ($276.9 million) from 2013.

US exports to Aruba in 2014 totaled $1,357.7 million, up 23.44% ($257.8 million) from 2013.

US imports from Aruba in 2014 totaled $61.6 million, up 44.96% ($19.1 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Aruba in 2014 was $1,296.1 million, a 22.57% increase ($238.7 million) over 2013.

Aruba was the US 91st largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 95th in 2013), accounting for 0.0352% of US total trade (up from 0.0293% in 2013).

Aruba was the US 73rd largest export market in 2014 (up from 75th in 2013), accounting for 0.0838% of US total exports (up from 0.0697% in 2013).

Aruba was the US 138th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 141st in 2013), accounting for 0.0026% of US total imports (up from 0.0018% in 2013).

US Exports to Aruba

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 64.09% of US total exports to Aruba (60.87% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.27% of US total exports to Aruba (10.15% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.24% of US total exports to Aruba (7.45% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.53% of US total exports to Aruba (4.91% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.18% of US total exports to Aruba (3.51% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.09% of US total exports to Aruba (1.27% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.86% of US total exports to Aruba (1.17% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Aruba in 2014 over 2013 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 $199.9 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $21.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $16.3 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $14.9 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) - an increase of $6.0 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $5.0 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $4.7 million.

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

  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $6.7 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) - a decrease of $6.0 million.
US exports to Aruba 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
(%)
01 Live animals 56.7 0.00 129.2-56.16
02 Meat and edible meat offal 10,003.0 0.74 9,032.210.75
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,644.5 0.34 3,290.841.13
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,482.2 0.40 4,557.620.29
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 177.9 0.01 269.5-34.01
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 459.3 0.03 1,547.8-70.32
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,323.6 0.17 1,274.882.27
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,044.4 0.15 1,830.511.69
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 422.0 0.03 696.6-39.41
10 Cereals 2,265.2 0.17 2,113.07.20
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,938.5 0.14 1,873.23.49
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 280.3 0.02 175.959.31
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 49.9 0.00 21.9127.95
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 20.7-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,989.7 0.22 2,959.31.03
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3,631.1 0.27 3,804.7-4.56
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,994.9 0.15 867.4129.99
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,353.4 0.17 1,941.621.21
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,998.8 0.37 6,095.5-17.99
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,856.2 0.43 5,768.51.52
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 15,949.6 1.17 15,474.63.07
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 13,262.9 0.98 14,006.0-5.31
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,397.8 0.25 3,862.2-12.02
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 157.3 0.01 304.2-48.30
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,589.9 0.12 902.276.23
26 Ores, slag and ash 107.2 0.01 12.9733.54
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 868,474.0 63.96 668,578.329.90
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 438.3 0.03 307.142.72
29 Organic chemicals 231.1 0.02 557.5-58.56
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,160.9 0.16 5,286.1-59.12
31 Fertilizers 138.3 0.01 45.1206.69
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,252.9 0.39 3,013.974.29
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 19,204.4 1.41 14,501.532.43
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 2,128.8 0.16 2,279.9-6.63
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 201.8 0.01 126.060.10
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 65.5 0.00 390.7-83.24
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 485.6 0.04 540.6-10.16
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,110.8 0.45 5,285.815.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,736.3 0.42 5,380.76.61
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,061.1 0.08 943.312.49
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 9.5 0.00 26.2-63.67
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,503.7 0.18 2,498.70.20
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 16.5-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,362.1 0.39 7,052.7-23.97
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 51.8-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,251.6 0.39 4,605.614.02
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,036.2 0.08 1,160.1-10.68
50 Silk 19.5 0.00 22.8-14.86
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 37.1-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 16.3 0.00 3.3397.77
54 Man-made filaments 5.5 0.00 27.8-80.07
55 Man-made staple fibers 71.7 0.01 15.2370.44
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 72.4 0.01 102.3-29.25
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 817.1 0.06 1,279.8-36.15
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 23.3 0.00 66.9-65.22
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 301.8 0.02 39.0673.30
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 68.1 0.01 18.6266.93
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,878.5 0.21 2,264.227.13
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,033.3 0.15 1,422.942.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,565.3 0.26 2,445.945.76
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,135.4 0.08 1,334.9-14.95
65 Headgear and parts thereof 88.8 0.01 208.9-57.48
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 224.9 0.02 133.768.30
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 14.2 0.00 8.274.14
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,724.7 0.13 1,363.726.48
69 Ceramic products 1,212.0 0.09 1,416.8-14.45
70 Glass and glassware 992.1 0.07 1,262.1-21.40
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 47,975.4 3.53 53,992.6-11.14
72 Iron and steel 791.0 0.06 874.3-9.52
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,270.7 0.54 7,247.60.32
74 Copper and articles thereof 931.8 0.07 342.4172.13
75 Nickel and articles thereof 10.1 0.00 3.4195.11
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,309.3 0.17 2,484.2-7.04
78 Lead and articles thereof 108.7 0.01 4.32,411.30
79 Zinc and articles thereof 4.7 0.00 7.1-34.07
80 Tin and articles thereof 20.3 0.00 5.4276.39
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 16.8 0.00 333.8-94.97
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 921.3 0.07 1,086.7-15.22
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,405.0 0.18 1,620.448.42
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 47,072.0 3.47 30,765.453.00
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 37,524.4 2.76 31,484.419.18
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 46.3 0.00 1,605.7-97.12
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 16,952.1 1.25 16,998.6-0.27
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 29,924.6 2.20 15,026.099.15
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 9,963.8 0.73 4,996.599.42
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,503.6 0.85 10,752.66.99
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 11,939.0 0.88 11,787.81.28
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 424.5 0.03 341.724.21
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 288.9 0.02 103.4179.38
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 12,408.6 0.91 14,011.1-11.44
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7,062.4 0.52 13,772.6-48.72
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,050.5 0.15 1,978.03.67
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 22.1 0.00 451.1-95.10
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 80,235.7 5.91 58,929.136.16

US Imports from Aruba

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

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 7.53% of US total imports from Aruba (22.88% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.19% of US total imports from Aruba (0.51% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.87% of US total imports from Aruba (2.88% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.03% of US total imports from Aruba (18.73% in 2013).

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $29.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $0.3 million.

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $8.0 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) - a decrease of $5.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1.0 million.
US imports from Aruba 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
(%)
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 22.4 0.04 21.63.68
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 30.1 0.05 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 178.8 0.29 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 10.4 0.02 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5.5 0.01 7,960.7-99.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 525.8 0.85 212.2147.79
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 5.3 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 950.7-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4.1 0.01 61.9-93.45
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4.3 0.01 0.31,342.52
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 30.4-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4.7 0.01 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6.7 0.01 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 27.7 0.05 3.6681.21
70 Glass and glassware 13.3 0.02 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,637.2 7.53 9,725.5-52.32
72 Iron and steel 161.0 0.26 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 16.9 0.03 82.2-79.41
75 Nickel and articles thereof 19.3 0.03 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 91.8 0.15 139.8-34.28
79 Zinc and articles thereof 87.2 0.14 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8.0 0.01 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,415.7 2.30 147.2861.56
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 161.7 0.26 49.8224.55
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 31.5 0.05 3.4815.49
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,570.8 2.55 3.445,510.45
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 2.1-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 19.5 0.03 9.996.76
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 0.3 0.00 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5.4 0.01 2.887.99
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 32.1 0.05 152.2-78.91
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 52,523.6 85.24 22,944.9128.91
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce