US trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 04, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina was $26.4 million, down 6.50% ($1.8 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $7.5 million, down 19.99% ($1.9 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $18.9 million, up 0.21% ($0.0 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $11.4 million, a 20.22% increase ($1.9 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 163rd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 154th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0027% of US total trade (down from 0.0034% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 171st largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 166th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0020% of US total exports (down from 0.0027% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the US 129th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 126th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0031% of US total imports (down from 0.0040% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 42.71% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (6.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 38.29% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (14.87% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.19% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.30% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.45% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.29% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.53% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (3.50% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.16% of US total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (64.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 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 $2,474.4 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $686.4 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $587.4 thousand;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $405.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $247.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $151.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $123.7 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $85.0 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $60.1 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $40.1 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 $36.5 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $30.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 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 $5,987.3 thousand;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $308.0 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $186.5 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 $145.2 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $54.2 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $27.2 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $22.9 thousand.
US exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 54.2-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3.7 0.05 23.9-84.46
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,968.4 39.51 494.0500.84
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 85.0 1.13 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 151.5 2.02 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 22.9-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 3.4 0.04 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8.6 0.12 5,996.0-99.86
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 39.4 0.52 2.91,275.26
29 Organic chemicals 36.5 0.49 19.191.31
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
31 Fertilizers 2.8 0.04 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 10.3-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 9.6 0.13 8.315.53
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 19.6 0.26 10.390.15
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3.1 0.04 4.1-23.85
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 94.0 1.25 116.2-19.07
39 Plastics and articles thereof 34.7 0.46 221.2-84.31
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 841.0 11.19 435.693.08
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 10.0-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 20.8-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 308.0-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 40.1 0.53 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5.5 0.07 5.33.53
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 27.3 0.36 11.3142.79
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 8.9-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 18.7 0.25 15.917.45
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 11.3-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 4.4 0.06 3.912.06
73 Articles of iron or steel 19.9 0.26 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.8 0.06 2.587.96
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 84.6 1.13 24.5245.27
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 476.3 6.34 228.6108.36
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 529.8 7.05 675.0-21.52
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 699.9 9.32 112.5522.03
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 740.1 9.85 53.81,276.08
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 19.4-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 430.5 5.73 306.940.30
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 17.9 0.24 27.8-35.61
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 40.7 0.54 9.9309.22
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 36.0 0.48 50.1-28.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 21.3 0.28 48.6-56.09
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 14.5 0.19 0.0

US Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 34.90% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (42.74% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.27% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (9.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.21% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (8.66% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.48% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (3.91% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.90% of US total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 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 $1,528.4 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $492.4 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $437.2 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 $279.6 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $251.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $250.5 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $154.6 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $148.5 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $114.0 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 $103.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $102.6 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $68.8 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $68.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,331.6 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1,088.5 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $549.1 thousand;
  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - a decrease of $334.8 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $227.7 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $157.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $132.3 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) - a decrease of $123.1 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $58.2 thousand.
US imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 13.1 0.07 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 41.8 0.22 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 403.2 2.13 383.75.08
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 18.2 0.10 19.1-4.88
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 15.8 0.08 9.763.60
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 4.8-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6.8 0.04 44.5-84.80
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3.8 0.02 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 250.9 1.33 182.137.76
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 81.7 0.43 57.642.03
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 17.2 0.09 12.636.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 263.1 1.39 108.5142.48
26 Ores, slag and ash 17.5 0.09 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,528.4 8.08 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 2.4 0.01 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 193.9 1.03 45.4327.01
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 58.5 0.31 1,390.1-95.79
39 Plastics and articles thereof 127.9 0.68 183.2-30.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19.3 0.10 15.226.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 51.1 0.27 81.3-37.10
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 4.7 0.03 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 57.9 0.31 116.2-50.13
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 9.5 0.05 44.1-78.57
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 87.9 0.46 220.2-60.06
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,398.7 17.97 4,487.1-24.26
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 251.5 1.33 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,766.9 14.63 3,316.0-16.56
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.4 0.00 2.4-84.04
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 96.2 0.51 40.5137.72
70 Glass and glassware 74.8 0.40 6.41,062.22
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 11.3 0.06 134.4-91.59
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 28.0-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 566.4 2.99 129.2338.31
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 621.4 3.29 129.0381.88
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 334.8-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 503.1 2.66 520.5-3.34
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 629.3 3.33 600.74.76
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 636.0 3.36 385.564.98
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 201.4 1.07 97.9105.70
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 41.9 0.22 13.9200.40
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 342.7 1.81 240.142.73
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3.3 0.02 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,821.2 9.63 1,979.1-7.98
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 2,482.6 13.13 2,203.012.69
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 668.0 3.53 895.7-25.42
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 521.5 2.76 407.627.97
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce