US trade (export - import) with Azerbaijan in 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 28, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Azerbaijan in 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Azerbaijan

In 2017, US trade with Azerbaijan was $570.5 million, down 2.78% ($16.3 million) from 2016.

US exports to Azerbaijan in 2017 were $354.5 million, down 18.36% ($79.7 million) from 2016.

US imports from Azerbaijan in 2017 totaled $216.0 million, up 41.54% ($63.4 million) from 2016.

US trade surplus with Azerbaijan in 2017 was $138.5 million, a 50.83% decrease ($143.1 million) over 2016.

Azerbaijan was the US 113th largest trading partner in 2017 (down from 108th in 2016), accounting for 0.0144% of US total trade (down from 0.0158% in 2016).

Azerbaijan was the US 111th largest export market in 2017 (down from 97th in 2016), accounting for 0.0229% of US total exports (down from 0.0299% in 2016).

Azerbaijan was the US 108th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 112th in 2016), accounting for 0.0090% of US total imports (up from 0.0068% in 2016).

US Exports to Azerbaijan

The major share of US exports to Azerbaijan in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 86.05% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (90.58% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.01% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (3.47% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.00% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (2.48% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.58% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (1.34% in 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Azerbaijan in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $10.5 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 $5.2 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $3.7 million;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $2.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1.9 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Azerbaijan in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $68.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $17.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $6.3 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $4.7 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $2.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2.2 million.
US exports to Azerbaijan in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 276.2 0.08 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 128.5 0.04 4,801.5-97.32
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 287.8 0.08 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11.4 0.00 21.8-47.93
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 13.3-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 100.8-100.00
10 Cereals 202.6 0.06 18.21,011.62
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 71.3 0.02 97.1-26.58
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 69.2 0.02 54.826.42
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 29.9 0.01 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 30.0 0.01 9.0233.65
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 54.0 0.02 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 27.4-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 669.3 0.19 317.8110.60
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 95.9 0.03 325.9-70.57
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 21.0 0.01 16.031.25
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 117.0 0.03 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 93.8 0.03 57.662.77
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 997.2 0.28 1,618.1-38.37
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,307.5 1.22 563.2664.81
29 Organic chemicals 525.6 0.15 2,758.5-80.95
30 Pharmaceutical products 224.5 0.06 176.427.32
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 11.6 0.00 25.2-54.12
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 387.1 0.11 735.6-47.38
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 528.3 0.15 750.6-29.62
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 15.0 0.00 27.8-46.20
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 609.8 0.17 1,399.5-56.43
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,247.8 0.92 5,957.3-45.48
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,922.5 0.82 976.4199.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,422.9 0.40 1,716.9-17.12
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 6.5 0.00 7.8-16.62
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 26.4 0.01 185.3-85.73
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 14.1 0.00 13.08.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 106.3 0.03 48.8117.90
55 Man-made staple fibers 8.4 0.00 113.1-92.54
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 45.3 0.01 299.3-84.87
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 33.7 0.01 22.251.83
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 8.1-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 62.5 0.02 35.277.54
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 130.1 0.04 211.9-38.61
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 650.5 0.18 1,162.5-44.04
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 59.2 0.02 41.841.65
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4.0 0.00 2.939.44
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4.0 0.00 7.3-45.45
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 19.4 0.01 47.7-59.23
69 Ceramic products 88.2 0.02 12.8589.75
70 Glass and glassware 82.5 0.02 124.9-33.92
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,295.0 0.93 3,204.62.82
72 Iron and steel 12.0 0.00 3.7223.10
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,056.2 1.99 6,465.69.14
74 Copper and articles thereof 68.1 0.02 11.0518.36
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3,931.1 1.11 1,533.5156.35
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 142.0 0.04 216.9-34.54
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 51.7-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 15.2 0.00 8.873.73
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,788.6 0.79 2,269.022.90
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 180.8 0.05 220.8-18.14
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 73,751.1 20.81 141,864.0-48.01
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 19,616.7 5.53 14,377.036.45
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 0.0 0.00 10.9-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,730.1 1.90 9,191.1-26.78
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 187,270.6 52.83 204,921.5-8.61
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,149.5 0.32 143.1703.42
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,518.6 4.66 22,788.8-27.51
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 85.3 0.02 119.8-28.84
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
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 1,018.5 0.29 506.3101.17
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 326.3 0.09 283.715.02
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 34.9 0.01 17.599.43
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 424.7 0.12 235.280.56
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 11,366.4 3.21 854.21,230.68

US Imports from Azerbaijan

The major share of US imports from Azerbaijan in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 75.01% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (94.20% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.15% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (0.02% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.06% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (1.26% in 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Azerbaijan in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $42.1 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $18.3 million;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $2.3 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Azerbaijan in 2017 over the 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US imports from Azerbaijan in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2016
USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 7.3-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 579.3 0.27 484.119.66
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 49.6 0.02 36.735.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 10.6-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 162,020.8 75.01 143,753.712.71
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 217.5-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 20.2 0.01 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6.5 0.00 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.4 0.00 0.5-22.47
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4.9 0.00 6.2-20.17
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 150.0 0.07 62.4140.26
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.5 0.00 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.4 0.00 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 3.8 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 9.0-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 151.2 0.07 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 2,336.7 1.08 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2.0 0.00 15.3-86.82
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 585.2 0.27 137.7324.99
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 575.1 0.27 83.5588.81
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 7.8-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,126.4 0.52 1,688.7-33.30
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 56.7 0.03 34.862.80
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 687.4 0.32 455.550.91
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 47,653.0 22.06 5,595.8751.59
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce