US trade (export - import) with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015

Published or Updated: Mar 03, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In 2015, US trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina was $107.8 million, down 18.50% ($24.5 million) from 2014.

US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 were $27.5 million, down 40.22% ($18.5 million) from 2014.

US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 were $80.2 million, down 6.89% ($5.9 million) from 2014.

US trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 was $52.7 million, a 31.42% increase ($12.6 million) over 2014.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 160th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 155th in 2014), accounting for 0.0028% of US total trade (down from 0.0033% in 2014).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 176th largest export market in 2015 (down from 167th in 2014), accounting for 0.0018% of US total exports (down from 0.0028% in 2014).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 130th largest supplier in 2015 (down from 129th in 2014), accounting for 0.0035% of US total imports (down from 0.0036% in 2014).

US Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 40.70% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (28.73% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 26.14% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (41.53% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.73% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.97% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.12% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (6.51% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.30% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.32% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.73% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (2.24% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $2,451.4 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,316.1 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 $1,892.0 thousand;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $1,097.7 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $401.7 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $225.0 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $102.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 over 2014 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 $11,913.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $6,008.7 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $5,844.3 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,249.3 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $528.7 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $372.9 thousand;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $229.3 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $192.0 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $167.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $165.8 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $154.6 thousand;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $144.7 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 $136.4 thousand.
US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 146.4 0.53 70.5107.53
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 131.1 0.48 114.314.65
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 14.3 0.05 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,157.8 4.20 1,084.76.75
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 45.7 0.17 0.0
10 Cereals 3.9 0.01 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 11.4 0.04 21.5-46.95
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 8.2 0.03 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,971.4 10.79 520.0471.44
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6.7 0.02 9.3-27.58
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 739.4 2.68 337.6118.98
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 198.5 0.72 133.348.91
26 Ores, slag and ash 2.7 0.01 24.5-88.90
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 7,199.5 26.13 19,112.5-62.33
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6.3 0.02 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 131.4 0.48 1,380.7-90.48
30 Pharmaceutical products 59.1 0.21 251.1-76.45
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 26.9 0.10 57.8-53.48
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 578.2 2.10 475.721.56
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 132.3 0.48 91.544.56
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 19.2 0.07 30.2-36.63
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 198.4 0.72 260.7-23.90
39 Plastics and articles thereof 258.1 0.94 412.7-37.47
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 38.7-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,226.1 4.45 128.4854.80
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6.0 0.02 66.4-90.99
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 229.3-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 58.7 0.21 3.81,429.48
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 51.6 0.19 5.0925.86
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 144.7-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 5.5 0.02 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3.0 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 15.4 0.06 181.1-91.53
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 36.3 0.13 565.0-93.57
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 35.7 0.13 12.9176.75
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 39.4-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 11.7-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 104.7 0.38 77.634.96
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 20.0 0.07 3.4482.15
69 Ceramic products 17.9 0.07 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 9.2 0.03 85.2-89.20
73 Articles of iron or steel 83.2 0.30 93.8-11.27
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 21.7 0.08 14.945.75
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 248.2 0.90 23.3967.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3.9 0.01 13.9-72.36
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,868.9 14.04 9,713.2-60.17
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 3,019.4 10.96 1,127.4167.83
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 675.3 2.45 1,048.2-35.57
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 10.4 0.04 13.0-20.25
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 9.0 0.03 21.9-58.81
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,629.2 13.17 1,313.0176.39
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3.9 0.01 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 64.7 0.24 65.7-1.52
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 25.5 0.09 84.6-69.85
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 67.6 0.25 204.0-66.85
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 38.3 0.14 205.4-81.34
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 14.6 0.05 31.3-53.28
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 14.0 0.05 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 113.4 0.41 6,122.1-98.15

US Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 41.08% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (41.49% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.82% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (8.76% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 9.20% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (5.92% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.79% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.54% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.60% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.67% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.68% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,658.5 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 $1,533.0 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $720.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $536.8 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $434.8 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 $423.3 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $322.6 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 $285.0 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $243.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 over the 2014 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 $4,026.9 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $2,440.6 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $2,133.4 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $1,480.9 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $727.9 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $384.0 thousand;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $371.7 thousand.
US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 22.5 0.03 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 12.1-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 274.1 0.34 30.6795.61
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 53.9 0.07 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,736.7 2.16 1,785.3-2.72
10 Cereals 5.2 0.01 6.0-13.56
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 82.2 0.10 93.9-12.44
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 46.6 0.06 13.0258.96
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 92.5 0.12 186.7-50.44
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3.3 0.00 5.4-39.27
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 743.2 0.93 839.2-11.44
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 116.9 0.15 277.1-57.83
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 95.4 0.12 144.4-33.95
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 573.2 0.71 517.710.71
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 4,026.9-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,043.2 2.55 510.2300.47
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 170.5-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3.3 0.00 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 390.2 0.49 1,871.1-79.15
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 371.7-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 536.8 0.67 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 641.1 0.80 1,025.1-37.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 72.4 0.09 73.9-1.95
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 552.9 0.69 318.173.82
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 71.1 0.09 272.1-73.86
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 555.4 0.69 417.832.94
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 57.8 0.07 38.350.75
52 Cotton 3.0 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.3 0.00 0.4205.34
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.6 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.5 0.00 0.9-44.52
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3.9 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 845.1 1.05 758.111.47
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13,108.8 16.34 15,242.2-14.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 15.7-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 18,806.7 23.44 19,534.7-3.73
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7.4 0.01 167.8-95.59
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 162.3 0.20 29.8445.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 14.1 0.02 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 12.7 0.02 24.8-48.76
69 Ceramic products 2.6 0.00 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 3.6 0.00 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 105.4 0.13 291.2-63.82
72 Iron and steel 111.8 0.14 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 765.6 0.95 330.8131.45
74 Copper and articles thereof 213.7 0.27 7.72,692.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 62.0 0.08 279.5-77.81
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,268.8 1.58 1,095.415.83
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,718.2 3.39 2,922.2-6.98
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,735.9 3.41 2,915.7-6.17
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,706.5 3.37 2,508.67.89
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 1,097.7 1.37 674.462.76
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 2.4 0.00 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,536.8 4.41 1,878.488.29
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 40.4 0.05 38.16.11
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 10.1 0.01 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 53.1 0.07 274.4-80.64
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 9,962.5 12.42 12,403.2-19.68
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 10,396.3 12.96 10,111.32.82
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 744.5 0.93 421.976.48
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 9.1 0.01 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,937.8 2.42 1,217.459.18
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce