US trade (export - import) with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 20, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In 2017, US trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina totaled $116.3 million, up 7.54% ($8.2 million) from 2016.

US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 were $27.6 million, down 7.35% ($2.2 million) from 2016.

US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 totaled $88.7 million, up 13.19% ($10.3 million) from 2016.

US trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 was $61.2 million, a 25.77% increase ($12.5 million) over 2016.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 161st largest trading partner in 2017 (down from 158th in 2016), accounting for 0.0029% of US total trade (just as in 2016).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 175th largest export market in 2017 (down from 174th in 2016), accounting for 0.0018% of US total exports (down from 0.0020% in 2016).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 126th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 129th in 2016), accounting for 0.0037% of US total imports (up from 0.0035% in 2016).

US Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 41.55% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (22.65% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 30.74% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (35.94% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.69% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.20% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.22% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (2.04% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.82% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.28% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.76% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.55% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.33% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (20.33% in 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 over 2016 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 $5,243.0 thousand;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $1,393.9 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $407.1 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 $327.1 thousand;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $190.8 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $105.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $91.9 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $89.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 over 2016 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 $5,959.9 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,095.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,086.9 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $761.2 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $307.0 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $295.8 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $199.3 thousand;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $134.0 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $116.7 thousand.
US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 27.0 0.10 54.2-50.18
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 33.3 0.12 167.4-80.08
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 32.0-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 606.9 2.20 913.9-33.60
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 23.5 0.09 18.129.51
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 10,145.5 36.77 4,902.5106.95
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 404.1 1.46 520.8-22.41
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 225.2 0.82 133.368.92
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 22.8 0.08 34.2-33.31
26 Ores, slag and ash 5.9 0.02 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 61.8 0.22 6,021.7-98.97
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 39.4 0.14 2.91,275.26
29 Organic chemicals 169.4 0.61 80.4110.84
30 Pharmaceutical products 45.3 0.16 126.6-64.21
31 Fertilizers 2.8 0.01 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 22.6-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 226.4 0.82 229.8-1.51
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 40.8 0.15 57.7-29.29
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 27.2 0.10 19.440.39
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 271.4 0.98 287.5-5.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 468.4 1.70 419.911.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.9 0.01 2.75.98
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 4,296.3 15.57 2,902.448.02
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 25.4 0.09 46.3-45.23
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3.6 0.01 20.8-82.45
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 701.1 2.54 510.337.40
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 183.1 0.66 77.4136.52
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4.2 0.02 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 27.7 0.10 10.6161.56
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 69.9 0.25 365.7-80.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 7.8 0.03 30.3-74.38
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 5.6-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 101.4 0.37 41.8142.86
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 56.4 0.20 19.8184.21
69 Ceramic products 2.6 0.01 11.3-77.11
70 Glass and glassware 68.1 0.25 6.6930.91
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5.8 0.02 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 69.9 0.25 269.1-74.04
75 Nickel and articles thereof 6.4 0.02 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 11.2 0.04 2.5338.56
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 135.1 0.49 93.244.94
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3.0 0.01 17.0-82.42
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,930.7 7.00 3,017.6-36.02
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 1,597.9 5.79 1,270.825.74
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,791.1 10.12 3,887.0-28.19
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 914.3 3.31 507.280.26
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 28.6 0.10 37.5-23.68
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,220.7 4.42 1,981.9-38.41
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 27.8-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 45.1 0.16 66.6-32.30
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 252.4 0.91 188.933.66
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 75.1 0.27 105.7-28.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 40.8 0.15 63.3-35.60
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4.4 0.02 5.9-25.76
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 8.5 0.03 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 54.8 0.20 132.3-58.60

US Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 26.62% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (38.93% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.11% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (7.43% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.37% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (9.04% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.74% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (6.06% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.57% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (5.19% in 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.02% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.89% in 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $13,901.2 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 $1,960.9 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,713.0 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1,216.2 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $822.6 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $739.4 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $726.8 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $693.8 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $553.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $505.4 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 $473.2 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $422.0 thousand;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $317.4 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $304.6 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $291.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $285.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 over the 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $6,737.7 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $4,444.4 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1,166.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $975.3 thousand;
  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - a decrease of $630.6 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $412.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $385.4 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $278.7 thousand.
US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2016
USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 3.9 0.00 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 28.2 0.03 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 6.9 0.01 9.0-23.87
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 437.3 0.49 132.6229.71
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,388.1 1.56 1,666.8-16.72
10 Cereals 2.2 0.00 2.6-13.23
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 85.5 0.10 122.1-29.91
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 15.8 0.02 36.2-56.21
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 4.8-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 23.2-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 58.8 0.07 92.0-36.06
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 9.6 0.01 4.7104.01
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 760.7 0.86 860.9-11.64
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 344.2 0.39 288.319.37
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 37.1 0.04 174.8-78.78
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 875.8 0.99 650.534.64
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2.7 0.00 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 35.0 0.04 15.8120.92
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 15,880.5 17.89 1,979.3702.33
29 Organic chemicals 6.7 0.01 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 827.3 0.93 133.5519.85
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 317.4 0.36 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,753.0 3.10 3,138.5-12.28
39 Plastics and articles thereof 690.6 0.78 459.750.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 34.7 0.04 116.1-70.15
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 261.3 0.29 370.1-29.42
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 65.0 0.07 100.0-34.96
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 216.8 0.24 629.7-65.57
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 19.9-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 60.2 0.07 79.4-24.20
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2.4 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 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 0.7 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 926.7 1.04 421.4119.94
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 10,087.8 11.37 11,254.3-10.36
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 422.9 0.48 0.850,299.52
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 11,920.9 13.43 18,658.6-36.11
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10.5 0.01 5.688.36
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 254.8 0.29 170.749.31
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 14.5-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 46.6 0.05 8.5449.52
70 Glass and glassware 239.7 0.27 196.222.15
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 903.2 1.02 694.030.14
72 Iron and steel 665.7 0.75 111.8495.28
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,315.7 2.61 602.7284.20
74 Copper and articles thereof 6.7 0.01 15.9-57.79
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 15.6-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,826.8 2.06 1,004.281.92
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 5.9-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 389.5 0.44 1,020.1-61.81
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,373.5 2.67 2,082.213.99
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,514.3 2.83 2,228.912.80
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,474.2 2.79 1,734.842.62
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 1,157.9 1.30 684.769.11
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 153.7 0.17 22.7576.61
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,293.7 1.46 2,268.9-42.98
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 14.5 0.02 39.8-63.65
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9.7 0.01 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 37.8 0.04 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 8,133.3 9.16 12,577.7-35.34
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 9,466.3 10.67 7,505.426.13
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,246.9 2.53 1,520.147.81
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2.8 0.00 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,644.7 4.11 2,428.550.08
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce