US trade with Bahrain in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 07, 2018

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

US Trade with Bahrain

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Bahrain totaled $457.1 million, up 12.40% ($50.4 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Bahrain in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $210.9 million, down 3.19% ($6.9 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Bahrain in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $246.2 million, up 30.38% ($57.4 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade balance with Bahrain went from a surplus of $28.9 million in the 3rd quarter of 2016, to a deficit of $35.4 million in the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Bahrain was the US 80th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 82nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0463% of US total trade (down from 0.0496% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Bahrain was the US 78th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 79th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0553% of US total exports (down from 0.0629% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Bahrain was the US 74th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 80th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0407% of US total imports (up from 0.0399% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Bahrain

The major share of US exports to Bahrain 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) - 51.15% of US total exports to Bahrain (52.57% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.47% of US total exports to Bahrain (6.17% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.46% of US total exports to Bahrain (6.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.08% of US total exports to Bahrain (1.18% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.62% of US total exports to Bahrain (2.30% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.24% of US total exports to Bahrain (1.98% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • 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 $21.0 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $10.9 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $2.5 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) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.7 million.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $34.0 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $7.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $3.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $2.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.9 million;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $0.6 million.
US exports to Bahrain 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 173.8 0.08 168.23.31
02 Meat and edible meat offal 5,225.1 2.48 2,482.1110.51
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 36.6 0.02 47.9-23.56
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,830.0 0.87 651.0181.13
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 242.2 0.11 187.129.43
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,204.2 0.57 1,618.8-25.61
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 163.4 0.08 34.6372.02
10 Cereals 156.7 0.07 204.9-23.53
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 32.4 0.02 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 292.7 0.14 186.257.18
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 385.1 0.18 187.5105.42
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 240.5 0.11 214.012.36
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 202.9 0.10 205.8-1.42
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 128.9 0.06 420.2-69.32
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,018.2 0.48 919.810.70
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,427.2 0.68 1,055.535.21
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,462.5 2.12 4,251.84.96
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 579.3 0.27 465.624.43
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 60.4 0.03 127.4-52.61
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5.0 0.00 5.3-6.19
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 85.7 0.04 686.2-87.51
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 383.1 0.18 762.3-49.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 53.7 0.03 165.2-67.48
29 Organic chemicals 1,683.4 0.80 808.0108.34
30 Pharmaceutical products 612.6 0.29 880.7-30.44
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,011.1 0.48 640.157.96
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,113.4 0.53 1,022.48.90
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 1,029.7 0.49 1,444.3-28.71
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 102.8 0.05 135.3-24.03
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 52.8 0.03 16.2226.20
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,151.1 1.02 1,293.566.30
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,199.9 1.99 7,299.0-42.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,616.6 0.77 939.172.14
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 19.7 0.01 47.2-58.30
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 517.7 0.25 320.861.36
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 673.2 0.32 386.674.15
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 576.0 0.27 1,879.5-69.35
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 357.8 0.17 1,464.3-75.57
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,016.2 0.48 586.173.38
52 Cotton 667.4 0.32 1,134.9-41.19
54 Man-made filaments 14.5 0.01 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 90.6 0.04 67.135.03
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 133.0 0.06 891.0-85.07
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 115.3 0.05 191.5-39.80
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 9.3 0.00 3.5164.38
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 224.5 0.11 32.6587.94
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 14.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 338.2 0.16 355.5-4.86
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,247.4 0.59 1,883.5-33.77
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 109.9 0.05 62.376.43
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 403.3 0.19 318.126.81
65 Headgear and parts thereof 14.4 0.01 28.4-49.33
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 50.3 0.02 34.246.97
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 195.2 0.09 641.0-69.55
69 Ceramic products 64.8 0.03 475.8-86.39
70 Glass and glassware 760.7 0.36 358.5112.17
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 178.6 0.08 458.5-61.04
72 Iron and steel 26.4 0.01 6.4310.29
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,893.9 0.90 1,125.968.21
74 Copper and articles thereof 383.5 0.18 447.2-14.24
75 Nickel and articles thereof 86.6 0.04 7.01,139.41
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,325.1 0.63 160.5725.81
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4.6 0.00 46.1-90.06
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 232.7 0.11 398.6-41.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 433.4 0.21 371.216.74
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 33,297.5 15.79 22,366.148.87
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 31,037.7 14.72 10,045.8208.96
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 60.7-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 22,187.0 10.52 56,233.7-60.55
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 12,349.9 5.86 14,517.3-14.93
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 528.4 0.25 902.9-41.47
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,449.4 4.01 10,372.2-18.54
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 64.1 0.03 18.1253.59
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 171.1 0.08 39.3335.68
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 244.1 0.12 7,768.6-96.86
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 3,119.1 1.48 1,771.976.03
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,625.0 1.72 814.1345.29
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 149.5 0.07 157.6-5.16
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 88.1 0.04 96.6-8.82
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 51,412.4 24.38 48,886.75.17

US Imports from Bahrain

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 70.61% of US total imports from Bahrain (55.06% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.62% of US total imports from Bahrain (18.39% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.16% of US total imports from Bahrain (13.94% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.33% of US total imports from Bahrain (9.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.67% of US total imports from Bahrain (1.08% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $64.2 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $12.0 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $5.7 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 $1.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.7 million.

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $9.8 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $6.2 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $3.8 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $3.8 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $2.2 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1.5 million.
US imports from Bahrain 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 152.9 0.06 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 198.6 0.08 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 20,090.5 8.16 26,335.6-23.71
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,786.6 0.73 160.11,016.26
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 3,803.3-100.00
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 39.3-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3.4 0.00 6.9-51.30
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5.5 0.00 345.0-98.40
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 46.0 0.02 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,824.9 3.58 12,636.1-30.16
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 10.9 0.00 10.62.66
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 2.2-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 5.4-100.00
52 Cotton 105.9 0.04 142.4-25.65
54 Man-made filaments 281.2 0.11 215.730.39
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 12.7 0.01 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4.5 0.00 1,519.7-99.70
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 9,789.1-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 20,284.2 8.24 22,483.7-9.78
65 Headgear and parts thereof 539.7 0.22 570.1-5.32
70 Glass and glassware 210.6 0.09 15.81,230.13
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,649.6 0.67 2,034.9-18.93
72 Iron and steel 7.8 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,748.5 2.33 23.824,073.78
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 168,113.1 68.27 103,958.761.71
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5.6 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 818.2 0.33 69.31,080.88
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 37.4 0.02 31.717.90
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 11.1 0.00 19.9-44.09
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 23.5 0.01 2.7761.14
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 679.0 0.28 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 23.4 0.01 94.3-75.14
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4.9 0.00 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 4.2 0.00 40.1-89.50
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 27.7 0.01 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 16,525.9 6.71 4,505.0266.83
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce