US trade (export - import) with Bahrain in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 01, 2017

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

US Trade with Bahrain

In 2013, US trade with Bahrain was $1,684.1 million, down 11.84% ($226.2 million) from 2012.

US exports to Bahrain in 2013 were $1,017.9 million, down 13.51% ($159.0 million) from 2012.

US imports from Bahrain in 2013 were $666.2 million, down 9.16% ($67.1 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Bahrain in 2013 was $351.7 million, a 20.71% decrease ($91.9 million) over 2012.

Bahrain was the US 87th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 85th in 2012), accounting for 0.0431% of US total trade (down from 0.0492% in 2012).

Bahrain was the US 79th largest export market in 2013 (down from 75th in 2012), accounting for 0.0645% of US total exports (down from 0.0762% in 2012).

Bahrain was the US 85th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 87th in 2012), accounting for 0.0286% of US total imports (down from 0.0314% in 2012).

US Exports to Bahrain

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 56.10% of US total exports to Bahrain (61.90% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.20% of US total exports to Bahrain (4.98% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.65% of US total exports to Bahrain (5.04% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.36% of US total exports to Bahrain (2.64% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.93% of US total exports to Bahrain (1.09% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.49% of US total exports to Bahrain (1.08% in 2012).

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

  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $18.8 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $8.5 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $6.8 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $6.7 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $3.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $3.3 million.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $76.7 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $32.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $27.0 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 $26.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $15.5 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $12.0 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $11.2 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 $9.2 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $3.3 million.
US exports to Bahrain 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 216.7 0.02 258.2-16.08
02 Meat and edible meat offal 14,601.8 1.43 13,038.411.99
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 215.9 0.02 181.718.82
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 24,784.2 2.43 18,063.637.21
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 379.3-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,141.4 0.11 659.573.08
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,396.9 0.53 3,921.537.62
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 411.3 0.04 181.5126.62
10 Cereals 507.2 0.05 441.414.90
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 133.4 0.01 22.4495.19
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 911.0 0.09 1,453.9-37.34
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 27.8 0.00 25.210.39
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 505.4 0.05 400.726.12
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 222.3 0.02 257.8-13.75
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,045.3 0.10 964.68.37
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 732.8 0.07 953.0-23.10
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,100.8 0.30 2,539.622.10
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,973.3 0.39 3,179.624.96
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 13,475.9 1.32 10,192.232.22
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,341.2 0.13 1,004.333.55
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 525.4 0.05 462.813.51
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 39.2 0.00 18.7109.75
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,520.7 0.25 2,438.83.36
26 Ores, slag and ash 2.8 0.00 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 17,163.8 1.69 10,345.665.90
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 538.7 0.05 9,734.8-94.47
29 Organic chemicals 2,151.1 0.21 1,031.5108.53
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,596.1 0.35 3,202.212.30
31 Fertilizers 60.3 0.01 55.09.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,546.2 0.35 3,968.5-10.64
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,555.5 0.35 6,870.2-48.25
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 3,032.7 0.30 2,826.57.30
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 481.0 0.05 667.4-27.93
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 198.9 0.02 1,900.4-89.53
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 63.0 0.01 115.5-45.46
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 11,280.9 1.11 2,830.3298.57
39 Plastics and articles thereof 25,915.0 2.55 23,996.67.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,082.1 0.30 2,166.942.24
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 363.6 0.04 167.6116.93
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 725.7 0.07 812.2-10.65
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,818.0 0.18 4,010.2-54.66
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 12.4-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 28.0 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 407.8 0.04 121.4235.89
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,709.1 0.17 3,906.6-56.25
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,262.7 0.42 2,849.949.57
50 Silk 6.0 0.00 13.2-54.33
52 Cotton 4,389.2 0.43 2,302.190.66
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 18.3 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 72.6 0.01 175.4-58.62
55 Man-made staple fibers 230.6 0.02 390.7-40.98
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 570.3 0.06 326.574.68
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 331.5 0.03 928.8-64.31
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 223.8 0.02 498.9-55.14
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 641.2 0.06 761.4-15.78
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 119.8 0.01 7.61,480.35
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,295.1 0.13 1,767.9-26.74
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6,341.2 0.62 4,294.547.66
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 526.1 0.05 544.7-3.40
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 204.0 0.02 659.0-69.05
65 Headgear and parts thereof 80.4 0.01 44.381.59
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 6.0 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 158.9 0.02 30.1428.68
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 946.0 0.09 1,349.0-29.87
69 Ceramic products 886.4 0.09 900.3-1.55
70 Glass and glassware 1,212.1 0.12 1,815.6-33.24
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,937.7 0.58 7,164.3-17.12
72 Iron and steel 440.3 0.04 250.076.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,546.9 1.23 23,793.0-47.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,697.4 0.17 2,488.7-31.80
75 Nickel and articles thereof 269.4 0.03 518.5-48.04
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,903.6 0.29 1,353.6114.51
78 Lead and articles thereof 30.4 0.00 103.2-70.53
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 10.3-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 16.2 0.00 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 145.0 0.01 49.2194.70
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,644.0 0.46 1,201.4286.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,374.4 0.14 1,333.13.10
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 174,401.4 17.13 251,101.1-30.55
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 51,392.2 5.05 77,394.5-33.60
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 58.6 0.01 10.8443.31
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 267,387.2 26.27 294,416.1-9.18
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 43,359.2 4.26 55,359.1-21.68
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,163.6 0.41 4,547.8-8.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 30,263.1 2.97 45,738.4-33.83
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 294.2 0.03 501.1-41.30
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 212.1 0.02 64.4229.40
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 31,625.8 3.11 12,828.0146.54
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 14,759.4 1.45 13,008.513.46
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,206.9 0.32 3,322.1-3.47
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 324.8 0.03 250.529.64
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 574.5 0.06 203.0183.02
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 187,811.0 18.45 220,463.2-14.81

US Imports from Bahrain

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 28.53% of US total imports from Bahrain (24.49% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 27.46% of US total imports from Bahrain (24.10% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.39% of US total imports from Bahrain (28.10% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 15.21% of US total imports from Bahrain (16.89% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.06% of US total imports from Bahrain (0.84% in 2012).

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $18.0 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $13.4 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $8.9 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 $4.4 million.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $78.5 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $22.5 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $12.7 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $2.1 million.
US imports from Bahrain 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 425.6 0.06 320.032.99
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 577.1 0.09 1,031.9-44.08
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 101,359.9 15.21 123,882.1-18.18
29 Organic chemicals 44,177.6 6.63 30,738.143.72
31 Fertilizers 96,730.0 14.52 175,238.3-44.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 43.1 0.01 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,535.6 0.23 61.12,411.16
40 Rubber and articles thereof 28.1 0.00 37.7-25.53
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.1 0.00 6.9-54.40
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 250.8 0.04 0.0
52 Cotton 2,134.6 0.32 316.4574.72
54 Man-made filaments 897.7 0.13 834.47.58
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 959.1-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 8.5 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.8 0.00 5.2-65.70
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,952.8 0.44 2,985.5-1.10
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 110,900.9 16.65 92,930.119.34
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 66,018.9 9.91 78,696.2-16.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 37.8-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 202.8 0.03 3.45,865.03
70 Glass and glassware 340.0 0.05 929.0-63.41
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,502.5 0.98 2,063.5215.13
72 Iron and steel 2,063.5 0.31 458.0350.52
73 Articles of iron or steel 80.5 0.01 41.892.41
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 187,929.1 28.21 179,025.74.97
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5.5 0.00 35.8-84.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,574.1 0.84 4,966.012.25
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 526.0 0.08 201.1161.58
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 377.1 0.06 386.3-2.38
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 79.2 0.01 108.4-26.93
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 15.8 0.00 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 487.7 0.07 496.4-1.77
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 7.1 0.00 2.6176.58
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 54.0 0.01 51.93.95
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 203.8-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5.5 0.00 256.4-97.86
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 33,905.6 5.09 36,038.0-5.92
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce