US trade (export - import) with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In 2014, US trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina totaled $132.2 million, up 34.52% ($33.9 million) from 2013.

US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014 totaled $46.1 million, up 19.75% ($7.6 million) from 2013.

US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014 totaled $86.2 million, up 44.02% ($26.3 million) from 2013.

US trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014 was $40.1 million, a 87.77% increase ($18.7 million) over 2013.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 155th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 163rd in 2013), accounting for 0.0033% of US total trade (up from 0.0025% in 2013).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 167th largest export market in 2014 (up from 171st in 2013), accounting for 0.0028% of US total exports (up from 0.0024% in 2013).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 129th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 135th in 2013), accounting for 0.0036% of US total imports (up from 0.0026% in 2013).

US Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 41.53% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (9.67% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 28.73% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (63.26% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.51% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (3.84% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.97% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (13.09% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.24% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (3.06% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $15,393.0 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $6,075.0 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,172.7 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $305.7 thousand;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $229.3 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $180.8 thousand;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $144.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014 over 2013 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) - a decrease of $4,912.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3,357.6 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,821.2 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $1,734.3 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,207.0 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $976.1 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $715.3 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $512.0 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $298.5 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $283.4 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $183.1 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $145.8 thousand.
US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 70.5 0.15 582.5-87.89
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 114.3 0.25 118.3-3.37
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,084.7 2.35 1,799.9-39.74
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 22.6-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 21.5 0.05 17.919.92
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 520.0 1.13 1,727.0-69.89
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 9.3 0.02 4.0130.19
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 337.6 0.73 636.2-46.93
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 133.3 0.29 126.45.45
26 Ores, slag and ash 24.5 0.05 3.5604.92
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 19,112.5 41.48 3,719.5413.84
29 Organic chemicals 1,380.7 3.00 208.1563.65
30 Pharmaceutical products 251.1 0.55 397.0-36.74
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 57.8 0.13 23.9141.92
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 475.7 1.03 416.914.11
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 91.5 0.20 23.5289.12
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 30.2 0.07 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2.9 0.01 3.1-6.12
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 260.7 0.57 262.3-0.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 412.7 0.90 106.9285.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 38.7 0.08 37.33.72
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 128.4 0.28 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 66.4 0.14 49.833.20
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 26.6-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 229.3 0.50 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3.8 0.01 96.9-96.04
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.0 0.01 23.2-78.30
54 Man-made filaments 144.7 0.31 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 181.1 0.39 90.899.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 565.0 1.23 698.7-19.13
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 12.9 0.03 16.2-20.38
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 39.4 0.09 322.8-87.80
65 Headgear and parts thereof 11.7 0.03 13.0-9.83
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 77.6 0.17 37.5106.70
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3.4 0.01 9.8-64.87
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 76.5-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 85.2 0.18 0.0
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 183.1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 93.8 0.20 40.2133.31
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 14.9 0.03 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 12.0-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 23.3 0.05 123.7-81.20
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 13.9 0.03 8.074.14
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,713.2 21.08 11,534.5-15.79
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 1,127.4 2.45 6,040.0-81.33
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,048.2 2.27 4,405.8-76.21
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 13.0 0.03 59.0-77.88
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 21.9 0.05 14.253.75
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,313.0 2.85 2,289.2-42.64
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 65.7 0.14 82.7-20.47
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 84.6 0.18 1,818.9-95.35
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 204.0 0.44 70.9187.82
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 205.4 0.45 24.6734.97
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 31.3 0.07 25.622.33
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,122.1 13.29 47.112,903.52

US Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 41.49% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (40.45% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.76% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (5.66% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.92% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (7.54% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.68% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (8.42% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.67% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (2.28% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.54% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (6.15% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.53% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.44% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $8,922.6 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $7,756.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $2,785.5 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $2,299.2 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1,170.3 thousand;
  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - an increase of $1,095.4 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $977.6 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) - an increase of $636.9 thousand;
  • 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 $510.2 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $346.1 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 $268.9 thousand;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - an increase of $267.7 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $262.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014 over the 2013 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 $1,009.3 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $413.1 thousand.
US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12.1 0.01 41.1-70.48
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 30.6 0.04 44.3-30.86
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,785.3 2.07 1,705.84.66
10 Cereals 6.0 0.01 5.215.22
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 93.9 0.11 46.5101.95
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 13.0 0.02 28.8-54.94
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 64.2-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 186.7 0.22 114.662.88
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5.4 0.01 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 839.2 0.97 711.717.92
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 277.1 0.32 352.6-21.39
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 144.4 0.17 115.425.11
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 517.7 0.60 451.814.59
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7.6 0.01 2.9161.75
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,026.9 4.67 5,036.2-20.04
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 510.2 0.59 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 170.5 0.20 171.5-0.55
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,871.1 2.17 700.9166.98
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 371.7 0.43 447.1-16.86
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,025.1 1.19 47.52,056.64
40 Rubber and articles thereof 73.9 0.09 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 318.1 0.37 309.82.69
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 272.1 0.32 114.0138.62
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 417.8 0.48 830.9-49.72
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 38.3 0.04 33.514.62
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.4 0.00 31.5-98.69
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.9 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 758.1 0.88 495.353.05
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 15,242.2 17.69 12,943.017.76
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 15.7 0.02 7.1122.12
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 19,534.7 22.67 10,612.184.08
65 Headgear and parts thereof 167.8 0.19 1.313,227.32
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 29.8 0.03 106.3-71.97
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 24.8 0.03 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 70.5-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 291.2 0.34 358.1-18.69
73 Articles of iron or steel 330.8 0.38 103.0221.11
74 Copper and articles thereof 7.7 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 279.5 0.32 66.3321.57
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,095.4 1.27 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,922.2 3.39 3,088.2-5.37
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,915.7 3.38 130.22,139.76
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,508.6 2.91 2,537.2-1.13
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 674.4 0.78 405.566.30
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,878.4 2.18 1,532.322.59
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 38.1 0.04 33.314.37
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 274.4 0.32 6.74,001.32
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 12,403.2 14.40 4,646.9166.91
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 10,111.3 11.74 9,474.36.72
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 421.9 0.49 445.2-5.24
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 146.9-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,217.4 1.41 1,208.40.74
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce