US trade (export - import) with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

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

US Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In 2013, US trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina totaled $98.3 million, up 41.35% ($28.8 million) from 2012.

US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013 totaled $38.5 million, up 142.48% ($22.6 million) from 2012.

US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013 totaled $59.8 million, up 11.45% ($6.1 million) from 2012.

US trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013 was $21.3 million, a 43.55% decrease ($16.5 million) over 2012.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 163rd largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 170th in 2012), accounting for 0.0025% of US total trade (up from 0.0018% in 2012).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 171st largest export market in 2013 (up from 188th in 2012), accounting for 0.0024% of US total exports (up from 0.0010% in 2012).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 135th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 140th in 2012), accounting for 0.0026% of US total imports (up from 0.0023% in 2012).

US Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 63.26% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (62.42% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.09% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (22.84% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 9.67% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.02% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.84% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (10.27% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.06% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.94% in 2012).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $8,254.5 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3,719.5 thousand;
  • 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 $3,457.1 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,495.6 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $1,709.7 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,216.0 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $679.3 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $499.9 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $303.0 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $294.2 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $183.1 thousand;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $118.3 thousand.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $340.9 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $204.8 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $196.3 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $139.2 thousand.
US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 582.5 1.51 82.6605.30
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 118.3 0.31 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 18.0-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,799.9 4.68 2,140.8-15.92
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 22.6 0.06 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 17.9 0.05 15.614.79
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,727.0 4.49 510.9238.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4.0 0.01 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3.2 0.01 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 636.2 1.65 832.5-23.58
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 126.4 0.33 17.5620.92
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 3.5 0.01 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,719.5 9.67 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 208.1 0.54 347.2-40.08
30 Pharmaceutical products 397.0 1.03 390.81.59
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 23.9 0.06 16.346.67
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 416.9 1.08 621.7-32.95
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 23.5 0.06 27.0-12.92
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3.1 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 262.3 0.68 169.055.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 106.9 0.28 57.785.45
40 Rubber and articles thereof 37.3 0.10 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 49.8 0.13 10.8360.65
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 26.6 0.07 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 96.9 0.25 5.21,777.81
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 23.2 0.06 20.314.42
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 55.0-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 15.2-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 90.8 0.24 9.9813.05
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 698.7 1.82 19.43,496.29
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 16.2 0.04 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 322.8 0.84 28.61,027.66
65 Headgear and parts thereof 13.0 0.03 7.476.08
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 37.5 0.10 9.8283.22
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9.8 0.03 14.4-32.15
69 Ceramic products 76.5 0.20 63.221.04
72 Iron and steel 183.1 0.48 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 40.2 0.10 6.9482.59
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 85.1-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 12.0 0.03 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 123.7 0.32 57.2116.41
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8.0 0.02 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,534.5 29.97 3,279.9251.67
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 6,040.0 15.70 2,582.9133.85
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,405.8 11.45 1,910.2130.65
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 59.0 0.15 146.8-59.82
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 14.2 0.04 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,289.2 5.95 1,986.215.25
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 82.7 0.21 81.11.98
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,818.9 4.73 109.21,565.84
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 70.9 0.18 27.1161.54
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 24.6 0.06 17.243.11
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 25.6 0.07 2.7859.10
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 47.1 0.12 51.1-7.91

US Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 40.45% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (41.23% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.42% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (10.69% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.54% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (7.98% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.15% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (7.97% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.66% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (6.36% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.28% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.91% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.44% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.56% in 2012).

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

  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $4,393.4 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $3,704.7 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $647.9 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $619.7 thousand;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $447.1 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $395.9 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $384.6 thousand;
  • 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 $342.5 thousand.

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

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $1,195.0 thousand;
  • 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 $1,152.8 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $699.2 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $356.7 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $337.7 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $201.4 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $181.5 thousand.
US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina 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
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 41.1 0.07 46.3-11.14
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 44.3 0.07 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 356.7-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,705.8 2.85 1,656.42.98
10 Cereals 5.2 0.01 7.3-28.54
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 46.5 0.08 89.4-48.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 28.8 0.05 10.3180.50
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 64.2 0.11 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 114.6 0.19 229.8-50.11
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 711.7 1.19 913.1-22.05
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 352.6 0.59 534.1-33.99
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 115.4 0.19 96.919.07
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 451.8 0.76 336.834.13
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2.9 0.00 2.613.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,036.2 8.42 5,735.4-12.19
29 Organic chemicals 171.5 0.29 57.6197.89
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 700.9 1.17 853.5-17.88
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 447.1 0.75 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 47.5 0.08 114.9-58.63
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 309.8 0.52 483.8-35.98
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 114.0 0.19 139.4-18.23
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 830.9 1.39 183.0354.10
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 17.8-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 33.5 0.06 98.1-65.91
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 31.5 0.05 6.0429.16
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 1.4-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 1.5-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 495.3 0.83 833.1-40.54
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12,943.0 21.63 9,238.340.10
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 7.1 0.01 74.4-90.52
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10,612.1 17.74 11,807.1-10.12
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.3 0.00 9.0-86.01
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 106.3 0.18 160.8-33.91
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 18.9-100.00
69 Ceramic products 70.5 0.12 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 10.1-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 358.1 0.60 15.72,187.34
73 Articles of iron or steel 103.0 0.17 184.8-44.26
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 66.3 0.11 136.7-51.50
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,088.2 5.16 3,087.50.02
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 130.2 0.22 4.03,128.60
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,537.2 4.24 2,684.8-5.49
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 405.5 0.68 514.5-21.18
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,532.3 2.56 912.667.90
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 33.3 0.06 174.3-80.91
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 6.7 0.01 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 4,646.9 7.77 253.51,732.95
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 9,474.3 15.84 10,627.1-10.85
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 445.2 0.74 49.3803.35
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 146.9 0.25 85.871.20
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,208.4 2.02 823.846.69
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce