Dynamics of US trade with Bulgaria from 2013 to 2018

Published or Updated: Jan 14, 2020

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Bulgaria from 2013 to 2018: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Bulgaria from 2013 to 2018 (in million US dollars)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Turnover 845 991 912 898 1,067 1,347
Exports 307 359 289 269 382 371
Imports 538 632 623 629 686 975
Balance -230 -273 -333 -360 -304 -604
Dynamics of the rank and share of Bulgaria in US foreign trade from 2013 to 2018
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Rank in US trade 103 100 96 97 91 88
Share in US trade, % 0.022 0.025 0.024 0.024 0.027 0.032
Rank in US exports 118 114 110 113 104 109
Share in US exports, % 0.020 0.022 0.019 0.019 0.025 0.022
Rank in US import 89 84 83 82 83 80
Share in US imports, % 0.023 0.026 0.027 0.028 0.029 0.037
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Bulgaria by product types from 2013 to 2018 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 12.4 12.2 8.0 9.3 5.8 6.3
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 6.7 8.5 5.7 3.3 4.4 12.4
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 6.0 8.3 12.0 9.5 7.9 7.8
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 1.2 0.8 1.1 1.3 0.9 1.2
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 2.1 1.4 1.3 2.8 1.6 2.3
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.3 0.2 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.1
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 1.6 2.0 1.4 1.5 0.9 1.7
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 63.7 60.2 62.7 65.7 74.4 64.2
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Bulgaria by product types from 2013 to 2018 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 15.0 14.7 15.1 14.2 12.9 10.9
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.0 2.3 1.5 1.9 1.5 8.2
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 13.0 15.8 15.8 11.7 12.7 17.7
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 17.1 15.5 14.9 15.3 13.4 10.4
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 6.3 8.2 5.0 5.1 5.8 7.3
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 30.2 29.9 32.2 32.8 35.5 33.2
Dynamics of US exports to Bulgaria from 2013 to 2018 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
01 Live animals 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.3
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.5 0.6 0.4
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.5 1.5 0.3 0.2 0.9 0.2
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 8.7 10.9 5.3 8.0 8.5 7.9
10 Cereals 0.5 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.5
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2.9 9.8 2.3 3.7 1.8 2.5
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.3 0.3 0 0 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0 0.2 0 0 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.8 0.2 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.9
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1.3 1.4 4.4 0.9 0.2 0.2
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3.3 2.3 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.5
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7.0 7.6 7.1 7.0 6.7 7.9
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3.2 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.3
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 8.6 7.4 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 3.6 1.7 1.3 1.0 22.3
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 20.3 26.6 14.5 7.1 15.5 23.4
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.6
29 Organic chemicals 1.9 6.3 3.5 1.5 3.3 2.4
30 Pharmaceutical products 3.0 2.4 3.1 2.5 1.8 1.6
31 Fertilizers 0.9 1.6 6.0 3.1 1.1 0.5
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.9 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.9 0.8
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.9 1.1 1.4 2.0 3.3 3.5
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 1.6 2.1 2.1 2.6 1.5 0.1
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.7 0.3 1.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3.1 11.8 11.7 4.3 2.8 2.1
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4.5 2.2 3.9 6.8 14.1 14.6
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.7 0.5 0.3 1.4 0.6 2.3
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.1
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.1 0 0 0.0 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0.9 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.5 1.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.9 1.6 1.8 2.2 1.3 1.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 1.7 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.7 0.3
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.9 2.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.2 0.1 0 3.5 1.2 1.5
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1.5 0.9 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.4
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.1 0 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.2
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.9 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.3
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2.0 1.3 0.8 2.0 2.4 4.7
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2.2 1.1 1.1 1.4 1.3 1.8
69 Ceramic products 1.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.5 0.2
70 Glass and glassware​ 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.1 1.0 1.1
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.8 0.8 3.1 1.7 1.3 0.2
72 Iron and steel 0.6 0.8 1.0 0.4 0.5 0.4
73 Articles of iron or steel 2.8 4.2 0.9 1.2 1.3 2.9
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.7 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.9
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.1 0.0 1.2 0.1 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.1
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.1
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0.2
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.6 1.3 1.4 0.8 1.0 1.2
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.1 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 70.7 101.5 47.3 48.9 41.3 67.3
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 48.1 53.6 62.0 53.3 56.1 53.0
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 0 0.2 0.2 0.1 0 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 29.3 22.3 29.3 27.8 35.2 54.5
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 19.7 6.3 6.2 6.1 130.8 41.7
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.3 3.3 0.4 0.4 1.0 0.5
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 27.7 28.8 36.2 40.2 19.8 21.3
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.2
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.3 0.7 0.8 1.6 0.4 0.6
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 4.5 8.2 6.0 2.4 1.7 0.7
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.8 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.0 0.7
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.3
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 8.3 9.7 8.5 7.2 6.8 9.2
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Dynamics of US imports from Bulgaria from 2013 to 2018 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
01 Live animals 0.0 0 0.0 3.4 0.1 0.1
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 0 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.5
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12.6 16.0 11.8 11.7 11.9 14.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.5 0.5 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.7
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1.0 2.5 4.7 3.8 1.8 1.9
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.9
10 Cereals 0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 0.1
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 12.4 20.9 28.1 25.3 25.3 36.6
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.6 0.3 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.4
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.3 1.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.1 0.1 1.3 1.5 1.1 1.4
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1.8 1.9 3.1 3.0 3.6 4.9
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 10.4 9.1 10.2 11.0 10.8 12.1
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1.2 1.2 1.6 1.0 1.1 1.1
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1.9 2.6 2.2 2.4 2.7 2.3
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 6.8 6.0 8.1 6.1 5.5 5.5
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 30.1 29.4 19.5 16.6 20.7 22.6
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.1 1.4 12.0 10.4 3.8
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0 0 0.0 0.2 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.1 14.3 7.6 0 0 76.2
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.9 0.1 1.5
29 Organic chemicals 9.7 14.6 17.4 14.3 11.5 16.5
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.7 4.0 4.8 2.4 71.9
31 Fertilizers 35.6 51.7 35.6 5.2 0.0 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4.6 10.4 9.6 18.7 43.3 51.1
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 0.0 0 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.4
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 12.5 8.3 13.7 12.2 14.4 14.1
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.6 1.1 3.2 2.0 2.5 2.9
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.6 2.2 2.8 5.2 6.3 8.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5.4 10.9 11.5 9.7 6.4 6.3
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2.2 4.7 4.8 3.8 3.5 2.2
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.7
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.9
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.6
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.9 1.8 1.7 1.4 1.7 1.0
52 Cotton 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2.4 2.4 2.8 7.6 7.6 6.2
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 30.2 25.5 25.6 28.3 23.7 23.5
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 50.2 60.6 57.6 52.9 53.3 64.4
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.5 0.6 0.4
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7.0 6.4 3.4 4.2 3.8 4.3
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.6
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6.6 8.0 8.5 8.2 9.1 9.2
69 Ceramic products 0.7 1.2 1.9 6.3 8.2 1.6
70 Glass and glassware​ 6.0 7.3 9.9 8.6 7.4 8.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.4
72 Iron and steel 0.0 19.9 3.2 1.6 0.1 25.4
73 Articles of iron or steel 7.5 3.4 5.2 5.6 6.0 4.9
74 Copper and articles thereof 18.7 19.0 11.9 14.3 21.8 24.6
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0 0.0 0 0.1 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.5 1.1 1.4 2.1 2.9 5.2
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.1 0.1 0 0 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.8
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5.5 6.4 6.1 4.9 5.6 6.4
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1.5 2.0 3.6 3.3 3.1 3.7
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 87.4 98.6 107.9 103.8 103.5 110.4
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 39.6 46.3 51.9 55.4 62.3 98.2
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 0.0 0.1 0.1 2.3 6.8 7.7
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2.9 4.7 4.9 6.3 5.0 8.5
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0 0 0.1 0.0 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 32.4 39.1 35.7 38.1 65.6 98.6
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 0.1 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.9
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 20.8 11.1 3.9 12.4 8.1 4.9
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 19.5 16.9 16.3 14.6 14.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 13.7 16.7 18.8 19.5 30.2 38.5
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.7 0.9 0.4 0.6 1.2
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3.6 1.3 4.7 6.3 0.7 4.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 23.8 15.9 22.7 36.9 39.4 32.3
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce