US trade with Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 06, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Azerbaijan

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Azerbaijan was $90.8 million, down 74.13% ($260.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $46.0 million, down 82.98% ($224.5 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $44.8 million, down 44.36% ($35.7 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $1.3 million, a 99.33% decrease ($188.8 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Azerbaijan was the US 122nd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 85th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0092% of US total trade (down from 0.0428% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Azerbaijan was the US 126th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 76th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0121% of US total exports (down from 0.0781% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Azerbaijan was the US 109th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 100th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0074% of US total imports (down from 0.0170% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Azerbaijan

The major share of US exports to Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 64.24% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (95.41% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.30% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (2.12% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.15% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (0.70% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.23% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (0.06% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.18% of US total exports to Azerbaijan (1.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $9.3 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.8 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) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $174.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $53.8 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1.1 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 $0.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.3 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 $0.2 million;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US exports to Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 150.9 0.33 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 25.6 0.06 2,535.9-98.99
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 50.2 0.11 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 17.1-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
10 Cereals 173.7 0.38 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 21.8-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 7.3 0.02 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 18.0 0.04 65.7-72.60
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 303.7-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 117.0 0.25 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 48.7 0.11 22.1119.77
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 220.9 0.48 288.1-23.32
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 118.1 0.26 93.825.86
29 Organic chemicals 38.9 0.08 2,428.1-98.40
30 Pharmaceutical products 41.8 0.09 13.6208.25
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 8.9 0.02 9.4-5.70
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 192.0 0.42 187.22.56
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 20.7 0.04 26.1-20.68
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 16.0-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 188.5 0.41 355.4-46.97
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 548.4 1.19 1,625.1-66.26
39 Plastics and articles thereof 966.4 2.10 175.4451.11
40 Rubber and articles thereof 318.0 0.69 818.1-61.12
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 6.5 0.01 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2.6 0.01 15.3-82.77
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6.8 0.01 6.013.23
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 52.5 0.11 21.7141.42
55 Man-made staple fibers 2.9 0.01 7.7-62.07
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 16.6 0.04 96.6-82.79
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 33.7 0.07 2.61,211.51
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 22.8 0.05 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 33.7 0.07 120.3-71.98
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 112.8 0.24 147.7-23.64
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 35.7 0.08 2.91,147.97
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4.0 0.01 4.7-15.47
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 14.7-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 2.6 0.01 96.4-97.31
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 567.0 1.23 174.9224.13
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,405.7 3.05 1,130.324.36
75 Nickel and articles thereof 7.1 0.02 28.7-75.10
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 117.4 0.26 54.2116.82
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 744.2 1.62 605.422.93
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 95.2 0.21 85.511.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,575.6 31.66 68,352.1-78.68
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 4,685.3 10.18 5,305.9-11.70
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 3.5-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,039.4 4.43 2,190.7-6.91
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 3,628.6 7.88 178,002.1-97.96
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,031.6 2.24 15.96,376.03
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,620.1 7.86 4,235.1-14.52
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 11.4 0.02 73.6-84.51
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 114.8 0.25 331.7-65.40
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3.7 0.01 12.6-70.88
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3.9 0.01 2.745.27
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 318.4 0.69 200.458.90
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 9,487.7 20.61 170.45,468.67

US Imports from Azerbaijan

The major share of US imports from Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 81.58% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (98.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.39% of US total imports from Azerbaijan (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $5.6 million;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.3 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 $0.3 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 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 $42.4 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US imports from Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 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 171.0 0.38 148.515.14
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2.9 0.01 19.8-85.15
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 6.1-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 36,516.0 81.58 78,921.5-53.73
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
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6.5 0.01 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.4 0.00 0.5-22.47
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2.3 0.01 3.2-26.15
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 139.6 0.31 3.04,503.03
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 151.2 0.34 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 469.5 1.05 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2.0 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 84.7 0.19 31.1171.93
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 306.0 0.68 53.3473.87
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3.0 0.01 2.425.42
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 14.0 0.03 12.511.86
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 268.3 0.60 14.91,702.03
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,626.3 14.80 1,010.5555.75
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce