US trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 28, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina was $26.1 million, down 5.00% ($1.4 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $6.8 million, up 20.58% ($1.2 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $19.3 million, down 11.58% ($2.5 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $12.6 million, a 22.70% decrease ($3.7 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 164th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 155th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0026% of US total trade (down from 0.0030% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 170th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 179th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0018% of US total exports (up from 0.0015% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 130th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 126th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0032% of US total imports (down from 0.0039% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 39.23% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (38.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.97% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (32.78% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.54% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (5.44% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.52% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (3.67% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.98% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (2.69% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.90% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (5.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $1,146.9 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $585.6 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $530.0 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $293.5 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $56.4 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $21.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $413.3 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $298.4 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $228.8 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) - a decrease of $112.5 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $91.5 thousand;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $79.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $55.9 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $50.6 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) - a decrease of $43.5 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $41.1 thousand;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $37.3 thousand.
US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 24.9 0.37 104.4-76.12
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 279.9 4.13 268.44.28
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 10.7 0.16 3.2237.90
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,140.4 31.57 1,610.432.91
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 177.0 2.61 155.813.56
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 26.6 0.39 25.92.70
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 11.2 0.17 11.3-0.70
26 Ores, slag and ash 2.5 0.04 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5.9 0.09 12.7-53.61
29 Organic chemicals 29.9 0.44 22.235.08
30 Pharmaceutical products 19.7 0.29 70.3-71.96
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 33.9 0.50 34.4-1.59
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 3.7 0.05 15.2-75.83
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 6.0 0.09 6.4-6.45
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 31.9 0.47 87.8-63.69
39 Plastics and articles thereof 46.8 0.69 66.9-30.02
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,579.3 23.29 432.4265.25
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 165.0 2.43 202.3-18.44
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.0 0.09 4.050.10
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 17.3 0.26 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.7 0.04 94.2-97.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5.0 0.07 18.5-72.94
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 41.2 0.61 25.959.18
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 56.4 0.83 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 15.2 0.22 244.0-93.76
75 Nickel and articles thereof 6.4 0.09 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 39.1 0.58 44.5-12.09
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 11.5-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 545.2 8.04 251.7116.62
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 195.2 2.88 307.8-36.56
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 704.6 10.39 119.0491.90
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 129.5 1.91 427.9-69.74
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 16.1 0.24 18.1-10.94
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 305.3 4.50 718.6-57.51
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 9.3 0.14 7.917.13
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 63.3 0.93 104.4-39.35
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 12.1 0.18 55.5-78.30
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 6.2-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4.4 0.06 0.0

US Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 25.49% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (45.94% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 15.93% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (8.34% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.57% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (5.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.95% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (5.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.50% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (5.73% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.67% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.47% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.27% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $778.2 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 $560.9 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 $526.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $392.9 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $381.7 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $326.0 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 $178.1 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $101.5 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $88.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $84.7 thousand;
  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - an increase of $78.4 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $67.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $4,782.6 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $997.2 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $752.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $439.5 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $193.3 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $146.1 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $109.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $89.3 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $67.0 thousand.
US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 3.9 0.02 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 6.9 0.04 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 508.4 2.63 419.621.17
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 22.9 0.12 45.3-49.45
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 10.6 0.05 12.7-16.56
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 184.6 0.95 204.6-9.82
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 149.5 0.77 82.581.22
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7.3 0.04 96.7-92.41
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 256.7 1.33 240.16.94
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 863.4 4.46 337.3155.98
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 32.0 0.17 33.3-4.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 870.5 4.50 785.710.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 84.9 0.44 110.1-22.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 44.3-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 43.3 0.22 110.3-60.77
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 4.8 0.02 0.5959.34
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 50.3 0.26 243.6-79.36
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2.2 0.01 4.9-54.89
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 437.2 2.26 44.4885.74
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,439.1 12.61 3,191.7-23.58
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,986.4 10.27 6,768.9-70.65
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 68.5 0.35 45.949.19
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 20.8 0.11 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 109.7-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 322.3 1.67 322.3-0.01
72 Iron and steel 22.7 0.12 28.0-18.96
73 Articles of iron or steel 951.1 4.92 172.9449.96
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 15.6-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 454.0 2.35 128.0254.76
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 389.5 2.01 311.225.18
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 638.9 3.30 537.318.89
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 625.2 3.23 625.3-0.01
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 281.5 1.46 427.7-34.17
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 295.8 1.53 117.7151.36
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 24.3 0.13 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 268.9 1.39 708.4-62.04
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 25.8 0.13 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,770.2 9.15 2,767.5-36.03
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 2,564.0 13.25 2,003.128.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 585.3 3.03 203.6187.47
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce