Dynamics of US trade with Bahamas from 2012 to 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 11, 2018

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Bahamas from 2012 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Bahamas from 2012 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 4,067 4,069 3,880 2,859 2,487 3,553
Exports 3,479 3,450 3,324 2,389 2,180 3,019
Imports 588 619 555 471 307 535
Balance 2,891 2,831 2,769 1,918 1,873 2,484
Dynamics of the rank and share of Bahamas in US foreign trade from 2012 to 2017
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in US trade 64 63 65 70 72 66
Share in US trade, % 0.105 0.104 0.096 0.075 0.067 0.090
Rank in US exports 49 51 52 54 55 52
Share in US exports, % 0.225 0.219 0.205 0.159 0.150 0.195
Rank in US import 88 87 87 89 100 89
Share in US imports, % 0.025 0.027 0.023 0.020 0.014 0.022
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Bahamas by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 7.8 7.6 8.3 11.8 12.8 9.7
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 50.7 45.7 43.4 30.4 29.8 41.5
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 7.8 8.2 8.1 9.2 9.7 6.8
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 2.4 2.7 2.6 3.4 4.1 3.1
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.6 1.5 1.2
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.8 0.9 0.8 1.5 1.8 1.8
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 4.7 4.4 5.3 5.0 4.6 4.3
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 10.6 13.2 15.0 19.5 19.2 15.1
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Bahamas by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 9.6 8.2 8.3 10.8 14.0 12.3
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 21.6 23.4 27.7 18.9 18.2 27.6
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 24.5 24.9 30.0 20.3 23.5 15.6
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 2.1 1.4 1.0 0.4 0.6 0.3
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 1.0 2.1 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 0.3 1.2 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.4
Dynamics of US exports to Bahamas from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
01 Live animals 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.3
02 Meat and edible meat offal 56.9 55.5 60.2 60.3 58.9 63.8
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 5.4 4.3 5.9 7.1 6.9 5.9
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 18.3 16.4 20.3 19.2 16.8 19.8
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.1
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 6.7 6.0 6.0 5.1 5.7 8.6
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8.9 11.2 12.8 12.4 11.4 12.2
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 11.8 12.6 13.8 12.1 11.4 13.6
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.1 3.5 4.0 5.7 4.8 5.5
10 Cereals 9.0 8.8 7.9 7.1 6.6 6.4
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4.2 4.6 4.6 4.2 4.0 4.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.5
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 10.4 9.2 8.1 7.7 7.9 8.2
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 13.0 10.2 10.8 10.8 11.6 10.1
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4.2 3.0 1.9 2.2 2.8 3.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2.9 3.5 2.6 2.7 3.0 2.8
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 33.2 34.4 32.6 33.4 34.7 33.9
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 15.8 16.4 17.0 19.5 18.9 17.9
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 29.6 24.6 25.6 27.1 28.9 27.3
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 28.4 26.9 31.4 34.9 34.9 38.8
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 7.5 8.7 7.5 8.3 6.7 6.3
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.4 0.6 0.7 1.0 1.6 1.5
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 15.2 18.5 12.5 11.8 13.4 13.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.1
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1747.4 1558.3 1428.8 715.2 636.1 1238.7
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6.1 5.8 6.9 6.3 5.2 6.9
29 Organic chemicals 120.5 131.1 121.7 84.5 58.6 63.9
30 Pharmaceutical products 7.3 7.6 7.7 7.7 7.2 7.9
31 Fertilizers 2.0 1.7 1.9 2.1 2.2 2.1
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 20.4 19.8 21.9 18.1 19.8 18.8
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 43.0 38.1 22.0 16.0 15.3 18.7
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 15.5 16.7 18.9 18.1 37.8 16.1
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.7 1.0 1.3 1.7 1.0 1.5
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.3 0.5
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10.6 12.4 15.9 11.8 12.5 12.5
39 Plastics and articles thereof 33.8 35.6 39.4 40.4 40.8 43.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12.1 11.3 12.4 12.1 10.4 13.9
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2.7 3.4 3.2 3.3 2.9 4.4
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 52.6 61.6 59.1 55.2 63.3 67.4
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 24.8 23.2 22.9 20.9 20.1 20.3
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7.4 6.8 5.9 5.7 5.9 5.4
52 Cotton 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
54 Man-made filaments 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.2
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.3 0.4 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.5
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.9 1.2
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4.1 4.9 3.1 6.4 3.5 4.4
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.3
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.7 0.9 1.4 0.9 0.4 0.7
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 7.9 5.0 3.5 4.0 4.8 5.3
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3.8 3.7 4.2 4.5 4.2 4.7
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5.7 8.1 9.6 11.2 9.3 9.7
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5.7 4.2 4.0 7.1 6.4 7.1
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.4
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.8 0.8 1.3
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.7
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 25.0 35.7 26.6 24.0 25.7 29.5
69 Ceramic products 5.6 5.4 8.4 6.2 5.5 8.0
70 Glass and glassware​ 6.7 8.9 9.6 7.5 7.9 9.8
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 28.9 30.2 28.2 35.9 38.2 54.3
72 Iron and steel 45.8 21.3 19.9 15.9 16.3 17.7
73 Articles of iron or steel 76.3 71.7 90.3 48.6 34.4 50.4
74 Copper and articles thereof 7.8 8.1 9.7 7.8 6.4 5.9
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 21.7 37.3 33.5 22.8 23.7 31.2
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.1
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2.6 3.8 4.6 3.8 4.8 4.4
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7.5 8.5 17.7 19.0 14.9 20.5
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 157.7 209.4 202.9 186.2 152.2 183.0
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 107.2 123.6 131.1 138.3 129.4 135.5
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 0.5 1.6 0.6 2.1 0.8 2.7
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 59.2 65.2 70.5 69.0 95.4 83.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 3.3 5.5 32.2 4.9 7.0 6.0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 10.2 26.1 18.9 26.7 13.6 21.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 30.1 25.5 41.1 38.2 19.7 24.9
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 10.2 9.9 9.0 8.2 4.7 4.4
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.7 0.6 2.4 3.7 1.5 0.8
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1.8 0.8 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.4
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 44.9 83.5 78.3 87.6 58.9 88.9
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 12.1 13.9 24.9 23.9 12.6 31.1
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4.9 5.1 5.3 5.0 3.8 4.5
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1.8 0.8 1.1 2.2 2.2 2.7
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 379.1 398.7 348.2 247.2 234.5 313.4
Dynamics of US imports from Bahamas from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 54.1 47.4 43.6 47.9 40.8 64.4
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.3 0.9 1.3 0.8 0.2 0.2
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.1 0.6
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.2 0.9 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.9 1.0 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.6
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.8 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 30.3 51.5 63.8 54.5 33.2 40.1
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 96.5 93.5 90.2 34.6 22.8 107.5
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1.1 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.8 1.4 0.3 0.9 0.1 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 141.9 152.8 165.8 93.9 71.6 83.5
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 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 12.2 8.4 5.8 1.9 1.7 1.7
72 Iron and steel 2.2 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.3 1.2
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.1 6.5 0.1 0.5 0.0 0.1
74 Copper and articles thereof 1.3 3.3 1.2 0.8 0.6 1.4
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2.3 1.8 1.2 1.1 0.9 1.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 1.0 5.2 1.4 1.6 1.1 1.5
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 0.5 2.0 0.8 0.4 0.7 0.5
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 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.5 0.2
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
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 0.0 0.4 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.2 0.1
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.1 0.2 0.5 4.3 0.3 4.3
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 240.1 239.4 175.3 222.6 128.7 225.2
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce