US trade (export - import) with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016

Published or Updated: May 08, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In 2016, US trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina totaled $108.2 million, up 0.39% ($0.4 million) from 2015.

US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016 totaled $29.8 million, up 8.11% ($2.2 million) from 2015.

US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016 were $78.4 million, down 2.26% ($1.8 million) from 2015.

US trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016 was $48.6 million, a 7.69% decrease ($4.0 million) over 2015.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 158th largest trading partner in 2016 (up from 160th in 2015), accounting for 0.0029% of US total trade (up from 0.0028% in 2015).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 174th largest export market in 2016 (up from 176th in 2015), accounting for 0.0020% of US total exports (up from 0.0018% in 2015).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 129th largest supplier in 2016 (up from 130th in 2015), accounting for 0.0035% of US total imports (just as in 2015).

US Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 35.94% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (40.70% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 22.65% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (19.73% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 20.33% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (26.14% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.20% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (5.12% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.04% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.40% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.55% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.73% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.28% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.30% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016 over 2015 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 $3,211.7 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,931.1 thousand;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $1,676.3 thousand;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $510.3 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $496.8 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $329.4 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $185.9 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $163.3 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $161.9 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016 over 2015 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 $1,748.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,647.3 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1,177.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $851.3 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $348.4 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $243.9 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $218.5 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $155.0 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $92.2 thousand.
US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 3.9 0.01 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 54.2 0.18 146.4-62.98
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 167.4 0.56 131.127.68
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 32.0 0.11 14.3123.21
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 913.9 3.07 1,157.8-21.07
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 45.7-100.00
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 18.1 0.06 11.459.18
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 8.2-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,902.5 16.46 2,971.464.99
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 6.7-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 520.8 1.75 739.4-29.56
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 133.3 0.45 198.5-32.82
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 34.2 0.11 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 6,021.7 20.22 7,199.5-16.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2.9 0.01 6.3-54.84
29 Organic chemicals 80.4 0.27 131.4-38.86
30 Pharmaceutical products 126.6 0.43 59.1114.10
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 22.6 0.08 26.9-16.09
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 229.8 0.77 578.2-60.26
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 57.7 0.19 132.3-56.34
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 19.4 0.07 19.21.06
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 287.5 0.97 198.444.89
39 Plastics and articles thereof 419.9 1.41 258.162.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.7 0.01 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,902.4 9.75 1,226.1136.72
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 46.3 0.16 6.0673.78
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 20.8 0.07 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 510.3 1.71 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 58.7-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 77.4 0.26 51.650.12
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7.0 0.02 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10.6 0.04 15.4-31.13
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 365.7 1.23 36.3907.23
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 30.3 0.10 35.7-15.12
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5.6 0.02 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 41.8 0.14 104.7-60.11
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 19.8 0.07 20.0-0.61
69 Ceramic products 11.3 0.04 17.9-36.67
70 Glass and glassware 6.6 0.02 9.2-28.20
73 Articles of iron or steel 269.1 0.90 83.2223.28
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2.5 0.01 21.7-88.25
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 93.2 0.31 248.2-62.46
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 17.0 0.06 3.9340.26
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,017.6 10.13 3,868.9-22.00
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 1,270.8 4.27 3,019.4-57.91
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,887.0 13.05 675.3475.56
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 507.2 1.70 10.44,774.10
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 37.5 0.13 9.0316.67
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,981.9 6.65 3,629.2-45.39
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 27.8 0.09 3.9614.08
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 66.6 0.22 64.72.83
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 188.9 0.63 25.5640.27
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 105.7 0.35 67.656.26
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 63.3 0.21 38.365.21
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5.9 0.02 14.6-59.79
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 14.0-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 132.3 0.44 113.416.68

US Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 38.93% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (41.08% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.04% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (9.82% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.43% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.60% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.06% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (9.20% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.19% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.79% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $2,615.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $2,601.6 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $942.2 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $775.6 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 $588.7 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $490.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $2,890.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1,854.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,267.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $971.7 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $636.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $507.0 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $423.7 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) - a decrease of $413.0 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $265.1 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $256.7 thousand;
  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - a decrease of $248.7 thousand.
US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 22.5-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 9.0 0.01 274.1-96.72
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 132.6 0.17 53.9145.86
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,666.8 2.13 1,736.7-4.03
10 Cereals 2.6 0.00 5.2-50.16
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 122.1 0.16 82.248.46
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 36.2 0.05 46.6-22.39
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 4.8 0.01 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 23.2 0.03 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 92.0 0.12 92.5-0.62
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4.7 0.01 3.342.45
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 860.9 1.10 743.215.84
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 288.3 0.37 116.9146.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 174.8 0.22 95.483.34
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 650.5 0.83 573.213.49
26 Ores, slag and ash 15.8 0.02 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,979.3 2.52 2,043.2-3.13
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 133.5 0.17 390.2-65.80
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,138.5 4.00 536.8484.63
39 Plastics and articles thereof 459.7 0.59 641.1-28.29
40 Rubber and articles thereof 116.1 0.15 72.460.30
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 370.1 0.47 552.9-33.06
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 100.0 0.13 71.140.62
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 629.7 0.80 555.413.37
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 19.9 0.03 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 79.4 0.10 57.837.41
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.5 0.00 1.3-58.51
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 0.6-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 421.4 0.54 845.1-50.14
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 11,254.3 14.35 13,108.8-14.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.8 0.00 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 18,658.6 23.80 18,806.7-0.79
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5.6 0.01 7.4-24.92
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 170.7 0.22 162.35.14
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 14.5 0.02 14.12.93
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8.5 0.01 12.7-33.35
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 196.2 0.25 3.65,298.90
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 694.0 0.89 105.4558.79
72 Iron and steel 111.8 0.14 111.80.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 602.7 0.77 765.6-21.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 15.9 0.02 213.7-92.58
75 Nickel and articles thereof 15.6 0.02 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,004.2 1.28 62.01,519.03
79 Zinc and articles thereof 5.9 0.01 0.0
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,020.1 1.30 1,268.8-19.60
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,082.2 2.66 2,718.2-23.40
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,228.9 2.84 2,735.9-18.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,734.8 2.21 2,706.5-35.90
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 684.7 0.87 1,097.7-37.62
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 22.7 0.03 2.4859.29
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,268.9 2.89 3,536.8-35.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 39.8 0.05 40.4-1.38
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 10.1-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 53.1-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 12,577.7 16.04 9,962.526.25
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 7,505.4 9.57 10,396.3-27.81
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,520.1 1.94 744.5104.18
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 9.1-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,428.5 3.10 1,937.825.32
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce