US trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 04, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the 4th quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Cocos (Keeling) Islands was $0.2 million, down 64.17% ($0.4 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $0.1 million, down 50.90% ($0.1 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $0.1 million, down 69.05% ($0.3 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $0.1 million, a 79.63% decrease ($0.2 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 216th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 211th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total trade (down from 0.0001% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 215th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 213th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total exports (just as in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Cocos (Keeling) Islands was the US 208th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 189th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (down from 0.0001% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The major share of US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 26.59% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (20.61% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 14.07% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (46.46% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.31% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (17.13% in the 4th quarter of 2016).
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of US total exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (4.68% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $42.0 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $7.9 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $3.5 thousand;
  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair (HS code 67) - an increase of $2.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $53.4 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $28.2 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 $15.7 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $15.0 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $12.4 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $7.3 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $4.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $2.8 thousand.
US exports to Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 28.2-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 21.5 26.59 33.9-36.65
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2.7 3.31 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0.0 0.00 7.3-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 15.7-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7.9 9.74 0.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 3.5 4.33 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 53.4-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 42.0 51.93 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3.3 4.09 18.3-81.94

US Imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The major share of US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 46.59% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (49.34% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 14.42% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (6.49% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.34% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of US total imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands (5.44% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $17.1 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $12.4 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $6.0 thousand;
  • Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof (HS code 66) - an increase of $1.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 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 $104.4 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $51.7 thousand;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - a decrease of $49.2 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $44.3 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $34.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $24.3 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $22.1 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $9.4 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $5.5 thousand.
US imports from Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6.0 4.34 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 42.5 30.72 30.141.17
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 22.1-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 18.5 13.38 1.41,179.75
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1.4 1.04 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 9.4-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 24.3-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 33.0 23.85 84.7-61.04
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 31.5 22.74 135.9-76.85
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 49.2-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 44.3-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5.5 3.94 40.2-86.44
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce