US trade (export - import) with Austria in 2015

Published or Updated: Feb 16, 2017

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

US Trade with Austria

In 2015, US trade with Austria totaled $15.4 billion, up 4.74% ($0.7 billion) from 2014.

US exports to Austria in 2015 totaled $4.0 billion, up 5.22% ($0.2 billion) from 2014.

US imports from Austria in 2015 totaled $11.4 billion, up 4.57% ($0.5 billion) from 2014.

US trade deficit with Austria in 2015 was $7.4 billion, a 4.22% increase ($0.3 billion) over 2014.

Austria was the US 34th largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 42nd in 2014), accounting for 0.40% of US total trade (up from 0.36% in 2014).

Austria was the US 45th largest export market in 2015 (up from 49th in 2014), accounting for 0.27% of US total exports (up from 0.23% in 2014).

Austria was the US 28th largest supplier in 2015 (up from 31st in 2014), accounting for 0.49% of US total imports (up from 0.45% in 2014).

US Exports to Austria

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 56.49% of US total exports to Austria (50.50% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 25.91% of US total exports to Austria (32.94% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.43% of US total exports to Austria (3.58% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.89% of US total exports to Austria (1.17% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.10% of US total exports to Austria (1.36% in 2014).

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $276.7 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $38.3 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $30.6 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $27.8 million;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $25.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $12.8 million.

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $190.1 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $25.7 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $23.8 million.
US exports to Austria 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
(%)
01 Live animals 161.0 0.00 342.1-52.95
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 11.6-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 12.3 0.00 2.5390.96
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 403.3 0.01 718.5-43.88
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 211.0 0.01 238.8-11.61
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 102.8 0.00 167.0-38.43
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,950.6 0.07 1,884.656.56
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 130.8 0.00 8.81,393.73
10 Cereals 648.3 0.02 5,115.5-87.33
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6.0 0.00 23.2-74.26
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 7,544.5 0.19 11,427.0-33.98
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 627.6 0.02 229.4173.54
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 13.3 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 83.8-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 218.0 0.01 198.99.60
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 604.1 0.02 455.432.65
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 16.7 0.00 66.9-75.12
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 134.3 0.00 95.640.48
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 388.1 0.01 926.8-58.12
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,452.6 0.09 2,070.666.75
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,498.5 0.21 9,268.5-8.31
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,526.5 0.09 2,717.629.76
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4.9 0.00 116.9-95.83
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,091.0 0.08 2,699.514.50
26 Ores, slag and ash 457.8 0.01 134.7239.91
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 40,207.7 1.01 48,876.8-17.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9,959.5 0.25 18,045.8-44.81
29 Organic chemicals 1,399,749.7 35.07 1,123,031.724.64
30 Pharmaceutical products 678,671.2 17.00 640,340.95.99
31 Fertilizers 424.5 0.01 615.5-31.04
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,328.9 0.08 2,879.015.63
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,358.3 0.13 9,403.9-43.02
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 1,477.9 0.04 1,815.9-18.61
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,935.5 0.12 2,662.985.34
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 285.9 0.01 293.0-2.43
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 923.5 0.02 718.528.53
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 62,239.1 1.56 59,152.45.22
39 Plastics and articles thereof 78,534.4 1.97 47,934.363.84
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,733.3 0.22 8,664.60.79
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,964.3 0.07 2,388.724.09
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,368.1 0.03 1,317.13.87
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 147.1 0.00 166.0-11.40
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,890.9 0.12 3,401.643.78
45 Cork and articles of cork 13.3 0.00 8.359.17
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 49,228.4 1.23 24,141.4103.92
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 18,571.9 0.47 13,562.136.94
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,776.7 0.07 3,096.5-10.33
50 Silk 25.2 0.00 27.5-8.48
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 74.3 0.00 16.9340.70
52 Cotton 323.4 0.01 513.6-37.03
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 17.9 0.00 4.0353.26
54 Man-made filaments 636.2 0.02 735.2-13.45
55 Man-made staple fibers 15.2 0.00 61.9-75.51
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,129.0 0.03 2,370.9-52.38
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 110.6 0.00 892.8-87.62
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 305.2 0.01 584.5-47.79
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 553.7 0.01 1,094.4-49.40
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 59.3 0.00 177.0-66.49
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,234.9 0.11 5,092.5-16.84
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,719.4 0.04 1,526.712.62
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,155.2 0.03 686.468.29
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 140.8 0.00 162.3-13.22
65 Headgear and parts thereof 704.6 0.02 180.1291.30
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 31.1 0.00 7.3326.04
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 97.7 0.00 298.9-67.30
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 31,025.6 0.78 25,147.523.37
69 Ceramic products 21,007.9 0.53 11,374.184.70
70 Glass and glassware 6,527.3 0.16 4,638.640.72
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 26,011.5 0.65 25,762.70.97
72 Iron and steel 14,223.2 0.36 14,200.70.16
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,671.9 0.24 11,300.3-14.41
74 Copper and articles thereof 33,362.2 0.84 21,538.154.90
75 Nickel and articles thereof 22,178.7 0.56 10,906.5103.35
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,323.4 0.13 5,860.8-9.17
79 Zinc and articles thereof 25.9 0.00 43.6-40.58
80 Tin and articles thereof 38.8 0.00 34.312.97
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 36,217.3 0.91 59,982.7-39.62
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 9,096.0 0.23 7,953.414.37
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6,731.1 0.17 3,927.571.38
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 322,258.0 8.07 316,218.31.91
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 186,582.2 4.67 191,269.3-2.45
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 4,336.0 0.11 3,882.911.67
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 90,641.6 2.27 116,360.6-22.10
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 205,741.9 5.15 395,866.6-48.03
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,017.9 0.05 2,226.1-9.35
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 222,665.9 5.58 223,653.7-0.44
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 418.6 0.01 962.3-56.50
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,793.8 0.04 2,426.3-26.07
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 4,694.3 0.12 2,358.599.04
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 5,084.0 0.13 6,848.4-25.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 12,451.2 0.31 11,273.910.44
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 584.6 0.01 786.8-25.69
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 98,070.2 2.46 70,313.739.48
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 193,243.8 4.84 180,429.67.10

US Imports from Austria

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 54.58% of US total imports from Austria (55.99% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.93% of US total imports from Austria (16.81% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.91% of US total imports from Austria (10.87% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.43% of US total imports from Austria (5.60% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.59% of US total imports from Austria (1.43% in 2014).

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

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $245.7 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $182.2 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $115.3 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 $51.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $50.5 million.

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $131.5 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $38.4 million.
US imports from Austria 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
(%)
01 Live animals 225.7 0.00 152.647.93
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 157.0 0.00 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7,610.9 0.07 7,906.7-3.74
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 216.7 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 4,484.8 0.04 2,347.791.03
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 105.9 0.00 172.4-38.54
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 386.7 0.00 482.2-19.81
10 Cereals 115.1 0.00 496.0-76.80
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 7,091.4 0.06 8,656.2-18.08
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 517.4 0.00 403.428.26
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,596.9 0.02 507.2412.04
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,084.8 0.01 1,453.9-25.38
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 23.0 0.00 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 7,996.3 0.07 9,913.3-19.34
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 11,264.0 0.10 13,048.9-13.68
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,951.7 0.04 3,858.728.32
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 8,774.8 0.08 6,397.437.16
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,736.0 0.05 6,271.6-8.54
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 656,535.4 5.77 541,189.321.31
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 12,150.0 0.11 6,081.999.77
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,890.5 0.02 2,237.9-15.52
26 Ores, slag and ash 24.7 0.00 72.4-65.81
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,372.3 0.01 8,245.4-83.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 73,282.3 0.64 80,990.7-9.52
29 Organic chemicals 188,089.0 1.65 167,650.212.19
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,397,014.6 12.27 1,214,843.715.00
31 Fertilizers 471.2 0.00 459.62.51
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 6,034.7 0.05 5,959.81.26
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 16,228.7 0.14 12,295.031.99
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 5,062.3 0.04 6,497.0-22.08
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 49,333.4 0.43 24,676.799.92
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 8,123.7 0.07 1,909.2325.50
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 38.1 0.00 98.4-61.26
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 55,975.4 0.49 56,891.7-1.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 223,901.0 1.97 235,932.3-5.10
40 Rubber and articles thereof 18,216.3 0.16 21,971.1-17.09
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 8,772.3 0.08 8,913.0-1.58
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,965.6 0.03 2,055.644.27
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 130.7 0.00 133.6-2.20
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 76,543.8 0.67 58,328.131.23
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 14.6 0.00 69.4-78.99
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 1,202.6-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 95,322.6 0.84 86,072.410.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 9,048.0 0.08 10,394.4-12.95
50 Silk 27.1 0.00 7.9243.05
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 601.6 0.01 219.7173.76
52 Cotton 1,822.4 0.02 1,810.80.64
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 658.4 0.01 1,039.3-36.65
54 Man-made filaments 2,095.7 0.02 2,848.3-26.42
55 Man-made staple fibers 44,092.8 0.39 45,060.5-2.15
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7,724.2 0.07 8,491.3-9.03
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 172.4 0.00 118.745.25
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2,143.8 0.02 2,613.1-17.96
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 9,339.4 0.08 8,112.915.12
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 820.7 0.01 1,010.3-18.76
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8,161.7 0.07 7,267.712.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,579.2 0.03 2,966.020.67
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,323.2 0.01 2,082.4-36.45
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 15,824.9 0.14 11,854.933.49
65 Headgear and parts thereof 547.4 0.00 405.235.09
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,593.1 0.02 571.8353.51
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3,732.9 0.03 3,717.40.42
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 49,128.6 0.43 48,986.00.29
69 Ceramic products 15,350.9 0.13 17,923.0-14.35
70 Glass and glassware 81,401.5 0.71 89,139.9-8.68
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 17,500.4 0.15 36,323.8-51.82
72 Iron and steel 194,570.8 1.71 232,927.8-16.47
73 Articles of iron or steel 398,434.3 3.50 529,925.8-24.81
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,662.8 0.05 4,170.735.78
75 Nickel and articles thereof 18,415.8 0.16 5,900.2212.12
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 178,220.3 1.57 166,669.56.93
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3,248.8 0.03 3,895.2-16.60
80 Tin and articles thereof 106.6 0.00 45.7133.30
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 35,195.2 0.31 58,052.8-39.37
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 63,113.9 0.55 73,135.3-13.70
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 117,364.7 1.03 108,798.87.87
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,035,091.2 26.65 3,025,507.60.32
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 1,287,835.5 11.31 1,236,683.94.14
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 22,654.4 0.20 20,243.311.91
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,131,886.4 9.94 1,081,366.04.67
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 236,142.4 2.07 242,913.5-2.79
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 32.4 0.00 212.3-84.76
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 501,389.0 4.40 490,573.52.20
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,815.1 0.02 2,023.5-10.30
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 10,872.7 0.10 12,148.3-10.50
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 254,164.4 2.23 259,726.1-2.14
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 60,654.8 0.53 60,703.6-0.08
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 70,689.7 0.62 85,271.8-17.10
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10,865.6 0.10 12,052.2-9.85
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 336,092.1 2.95 90,418.7271.71
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 174,046.6 1.53 176,294.8-1.28
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce