US trade (export - import) with Azerbaijan in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 01, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Azerbaijan in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Azerbaijan

In 2013, US trade with Azerbaijan was $1,547.5 million, down 4.00% ($64.5 million) from 2012.

US exports to Azerbaijan in 2013 were $381.0 million, down 22.66% ($111.6 million) from 2012.

US imports from Azerbaijan in 2013 totaled $1,166.5 million, up 4.21% ($47.1 million) from 2012.

US trade deficit with Azerbaijan in 2013 was $785.5 million, a 25.32% increase ($158.7 million) over 2012.

Azerbaijan was the US 89th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 91st in 2012), accounting for 0.0396% of US total trade (down from 0.0416% in 2012).

Azerbaijan was the US 107th largest export market in 2013 (down from 99th in 2012), accounting for 0.0242% of US total exports (down from 0.0319% in 2012).

Azerbaijan was the US 75th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 79th in 2012), accounting for 0.0501% of US total imports (up from 0.0479% in 2012).

US Exports to Azerbaijan

The major share of US exports to Azerbaijan in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 79.04% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (76.53% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.79% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (7.69% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.83% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (5.69% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.54% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (5.31% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Azerbaijan in 2013 over 2012 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) - an increase of $15.8 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3.9 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Azerbaijan in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $47.9 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $28.0 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) - a decrease of $19.8 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $11.9 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $10.6 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $6.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $2.9 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $2.0 million;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • 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 $1.2 million.
US exports to Azerbaijan in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 172.0-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 23,891.4 6.27 35,764.8-33.20
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 67.2 0.02 10.3551.45
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 64.1 0.02 58.59.52
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 220.6 0.06 324.4-32.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 39.6 0.01 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 169.5 0.04 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 16.2 0.00 262.7-93.84
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 9.1 0.00 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 124.7 0.03 7.01,680.10
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 8.6-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 678.6 0.18 786.4-13.71
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 13.9 0.00 31.6-56.05
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 47.5 0.01 331.4-85.67
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 532.6 0.14 117.1354.90
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 73.1 0.02 75.1-2.75
26 Ores, slag and ash 2.9 0.00 4.7-39.27
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 877.7 0.23 1,070.2-17.99
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 616.5 0.16 381.161.78
29 Organic chemicals 574.6 0.15 524.79.50
30 Pharmaceutical products 811.0 0.21 1,421.6-42.95
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 7.7-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 172.4 0.05 279.7-38.36
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 940.8 0.25 722.130.29
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 935.8 0.25 1,937.5-51.70
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 43.6 0.01 96.1-54.61
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,602.8 0.42 939.270.66
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 5.9 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 11,413.8 3.00 14,352.5-20.48
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,962.4 0.78 5,496.6-46.11
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,113.4 0.55 1,854.413.97
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 14.0 0.00 7.780.73
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 130.0 0.03 67.991.49
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 114.4 0.03 9.91,055.40
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 81.5 0.02 87.1-6.45
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 137.9 0.04 92.149.65
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 329.9 0.09 128.8156.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 485.8 0.13 269.980.03
52 Cotton 5.3 0.00 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 14.3 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 26.2 0.01 78.5-66.69
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 64.0 0.02 4.31,378.62
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 116.1 0.03 34.0241.66
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 144.1 0.04 93.554.23
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 526.6 0.14 713.9-26.24
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 30.9 0.01 60.7-49.02
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 99.4 0.03 336.0-70.42
65 Headgear and parts thereof 47.3 0.01 15.9196.80
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 35.7 0.01 11.3215.36
69 Ceramic products 96.8 0.03 96.9-0.12
70 Glass and glassware 69.8 0.02 172.7-59.58
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,432.4 0.38 955.349.94
72 Iron and steel 72.9 0.02 86.1-15.29
73 Articles of iron or steel 13,066.6 3.43 19,410.1-32.68
74 Copper and articles thereof 47.9 0.01 63.6-24.58
75 Nickel and articles thereof 641.6 0.17 575.311.51
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,492.4 0.39 209.2613.42
78 Lead and articles thereof 13.9 0.00 22.5-37.97
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 752.0-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 33.0 0.01 92.1-64.19
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,236.5 1.37 4,431.218.17
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 512.2 0.13 492.93.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 128,957.7 33.85 156,998.1-17.86
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 23,208.9 6.09 42,960.7-45.98
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 68.3 0.02 2.62,531.61
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 54,285.4 14.25 50,347.27.82
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 57,540.4 15.10 105,393.5-45.40
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 138.1 0.04 172.6-20.01
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 36,923.7 9.69 21,134.074.71
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 89.6 0.02 66.434.94
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 1,228.0-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 598.8 0.16 78.8660.17
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 2,444.6 0.64 3,603.0-32.15
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,181.4 0.31 238.2396.08
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 73.7 0.02 53.936.79
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 590.7 0.16 11,150.1-94.70
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 752.3 0.20 2,784.6-72.98

US Imports from Azerbaijan

The major share of US imports from Azerbaijan in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 99.58% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (99.20% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Azerbaijan in 2013 over 2012 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 $51.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Azerbaijan in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US imports from Azerbaijan in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
01 Live animals 33.9 0.00 45.2-25.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 13.0 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 479.1 0.04 252.489.82
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 9.2 0.00 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 502.8 0.04 968.1-48.06
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 15.6 0.00 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 39.4-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,161,542.1 99.58 1,110,454.84.60
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 232.7 0.02 813.1-71.38
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.5 0.00 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 8.9 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 22.6 0.00 9.4141.37
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 22.8 0.00 8.7163.39
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 7.8-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3.9 0.00 0.0
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 1,780.5-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 94.8 0.01 85.311.10
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 79.3 0.01 82.6-4.06
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 35.8-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 290.5 0.02 2,461.3-88.20
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,108.5 0.27 2,312.434.43
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce