US trade (export - import) with Cook Islands in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 03, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cook Islands in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cook Islands

In 2013, US trade with Cook Islands was $5.3 million, down 25.09% ($1.8 million) from 2012.

US exports to Cook Islands in 2013 were $4.9 million, down 11.54% ($0.6 million) from 2012.

US imports from Cook Islands in 2013 were $0.4 million, down 72.83% ($1.1 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Cook Islands in 2013 was $4.4 million, a 12.77% increase ($0.5 million) over 2012.

Cook Islands was the US 209th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 205th in 2012), accounting for 0.0001% of US total trade (down from 0.0002% in 2012).

Cook Islands was the US 200th largest export market in 2013 (just as in 2012), accounting for 0.0003% of US total exports (down from 0.0004% in 2012).

Cook Islands was the US 206th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 194th in 2012), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (down from 0.0001% in 2012).

US Exports to Cook Islands

The major share of US exports to Cook Islands in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 56.16% of US total exports to Cook Islands (42.32% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 24.89% of US total exports to Cook Islands (42.76% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.25% of US total exports to Cook Islands (0.83% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.05% of US total exports to Cook Islands (0.17% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Cook Islands in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $454.7 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $152.1 thousand;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $98.4 thousand;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $41.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $37.0 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $18.7 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $16.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Cook Islands in 2013 over 2012 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 $1,012.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $114.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $90.6 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $60.4 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $59.2 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $50.3 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $26.9 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $20.1 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $19.8 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 $19.2 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $18.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $16.1 thousand.
US exports to Cook Islands in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,902.7 39.08 1,448.031.40
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 13.9 0.29 74.2-81.29
10 Cereals 2.9 0.06 6.9-57.66
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 78.1 1.60 36.5114.11
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 8.7 0.18 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 189.1 3.88 90.7108.56
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3.8 0.08 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3.8 0.08 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 274.0 5.63 388.5-29.47
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 257.5 5.29 284.4-9.45
29 Organic chemicals 3.1 0.06 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3.5 0.07 7.6-53.22
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 18.6-100.00
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 3.1 0.06 4.0-22.08
39 Plastics and articles thereof 18.7 0.38 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.2 0.07 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3.6 0.07 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 14.8 0.30 5.8154.77
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7.9 0.16 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 16.1 0.33 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8.9 0.18 3.8135.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3.3 0.07 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 20.1-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 152.1 3.12 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6.0 0.12 25.8-76.75
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 126.1 2.59 216.7-41.80
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 924.5 18.99 1,936.9-52.27
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 13.5 0.28 29.6-54.39
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 80.5 1.65 139.7-42.40
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 67.4 1.38 30.4121.68
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 9.8 0.20 0.0
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 25.9 0.53 45.1-42.59
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 54.7 1.12 62.3-12.26
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 9.5 0.20 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 578.3 11.88 628.6-8.00

US Imports from Cook Islands

The major share of US imports from Cook Islands in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 33.66% of US total imports from Cook Islands (16.34% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 23.74% of US total imports from Cook Islands (51.30% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 12.99% of US total imports from Cook Islands (0.68% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 11.37% of US total imports from Cook Islands (1.53% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.14% of US total imports from Cook Islands (0.00% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of US total imports from Cook Islands (4.86% in 2012).
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of US total imports from Cook Islands (1.74% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Cook Islands in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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) - an increase of $44.5 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) - an increase of $26.5 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $12.8 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $12.5 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $11.1 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $4.9 thousand;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $1.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Cook Islands in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $310.5 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $205.8 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $162.7 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $155.4 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $101.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $88.1 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $67.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $35.6 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 $34.9 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $26.4 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $22.8 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $15.5 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $8.1 thousand;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - a decrease of $7.6 thousand;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $3.0 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2.3 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $2.2 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2.1 thousand.
US imports from Cook Islands in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 100.8 23.74 411.3-75.48
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 205.8-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 26.4-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 155.4-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 8.1-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 67.7-100.00
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 34.9-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4.9 1.14 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 1.6 0.38 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 22.0 5.19 9.5131.41
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13.6 3.19 14.4-6.13
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11.1 2.62 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 15.5-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 55.2 12.99 10.7418.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 2.1-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.2-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 22.8-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 41.1 9.68 142.2-71.09
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 79.7 18.76 53.249.69
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 22.2 5.23 57.8-61.56
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
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 0.6 0.14 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 162.7-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 17.4 4.10 4.7272.79
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 54.5 12.84 142.7-61.76
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce