US trade (export - import) with British Indian Ocean Territory in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 09, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with British Indian Ocean Territory in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with British Indian Ocean Territory

In 2014, US trade with British Indian Ocean Territory was $16.4 million, down 13.02% ($2.5 million) from 2013.

US exports to British Indian Ocean Territory in 2014 totaled $2.1 million, up 175.45% ($1.3 million) from 2013.

US imports from British Indian Ocean Territory in 2014 were $14.3 million, down 20.96% ($3.8 million) from 2013.

US trade deficit with British Indian Ocean Territory in 2014 was $12.2 million, a 29.59% decrease ($5.1 million) over 2013.

British Indian Ocean Territory was the US 194th largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 190th in 2013), accounting for 0.0004% of US total trade (down from 0.0005% in 2013).

British Indian Ocean Territory was the US 209th largest export market in 2014 (up from 215th in 2013), accounting for 0.0001% of US total exports (up from 0.0000% in 2013).

British Indian Ocean Territory was the US 161st largest supplier in 2014 (down from 157th in 2013), accounting for 0.0006% of US total imports (down from 0.0008% in 2013).

US Exports to British Indian Ocean Territory

The major share of US exports to British Indian Ocean Territory in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 79.11% of US total exports to British Indian Ocean Territory (58.29% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 15.71% of US total exports to British Indian Ocean Territory (6.70% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.43% of US total exports to British Indian Ocean Territory (4.75% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.19% of US total exports to British Indian Ocean Territory (9.49% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.00% of US total exports to British Indian Ocean Territory (2.81% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to British Indian Ocean Territory in 2014 over 2013 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) - an increase of $1,405.3 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $270.0 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 $40.0 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $28.2 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $25.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to British Indian Ocean Territory in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $144.5 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $101.6 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $69.5 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $36.7 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $31.6 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $14.9 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $13.3 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $8.1 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $7.6 thousand;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - a decrease of $7.0 thousand.
US exports to British Indian Ocean Territory in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.7 0.18 4.3-14.07
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 14.9-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5.4 0.26 3.650.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 31.6-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4.0 0.19 40.7-90.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4.4 0.21 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 8.1-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 13.3-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 101.6-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 321.1 15.30 51.0529.30
74 Copper and articles thereof 5.8 0.27 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3.0 0.14 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 132.1 6.29 276.6-52.24
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 1,436.4 68.43 31.14,514.42
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 29.5 1.41 99.0-70.20
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 62.5 2.98 37.566.72
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
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 45.8 2.18 5.9682.21
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 45.4 2.16 17.2164.35

US Imports from British Indian Ocean Territory

The major share of US imports from British Indian Ocean Territory in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 97.97% of US total imports from British Indian Ocean Territory (99.46% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from British Indian Ocean Territory in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $597.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $240.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from British Indian Ocean Territory in 2014 over the 2013 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 $4,545.8 thousand.
US imports from British Indian Ocean Territory in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.6 0.00 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.7 0.05 10.4-35.20
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2.3 0.02 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 9.8-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 12.5-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8,314.4 58.12 7,717.37.74
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 5,679.9 39.71 10,225.6-44.45
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 34.5-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 20.7 0.14 22.0-6.09
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 0.0 0.00 24.7-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 280.3 1.96 40.0600.59
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce