US trade (export - import) with Cook Islands in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 09, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cook Islands in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cook Islands

In 2014, US trade with Cook Islands totaled $6.3 million, up 19.05% ($1.0 million) from 2013.

US exports to Cook Islands in 2014 totaled $5.5 million, up 12.67% ($0.6 million) from 2013.

US imports from Cook Islands in 2014 totaled $0.8 million, up 92.13% ($0.4 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Cook Islands in 2014 was $4.7 million, a 5.08% increase ($0.2 million) over 2013.

Cook Islands was the US 205th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 209th in 2013), accounting for 0.0002% of US total trade (up from 0.0001% in 2013).

Cook Islands was the US 199th largest export market in 2014 (up from 200th in 2013), accounting for 0.0003% of US total exports (just as in 2013).

Cook Islands was the US 200th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 206th in 2013), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (just as in 2013).

US Exports to Cook Islands

The major share of US exports to Cook Islands in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 54.75% of US total exports to Cook Islands (56.16% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 26.50% of US total exports to Cook Islands (24.89% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.24% of US total exports to Cook Islands (0.07% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.66% of US total exports to Cook Islands (1.05% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of US total exports to Cook Islands (3.25% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Cook Islands 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 $391.7 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $193.0 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $176.4 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $108.6 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 $105.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $69.8 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $42.4 thousand;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $33.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $33.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $24.0 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $19.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Cook Islands 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) - a decrease of $335.9 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $152.1 thousand;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $73.4 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $18.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $18.1 thousand.
US exports to Cook Islands 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,079.1 37.90 1,902.79.27
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 20.2 0.37 13.945.42
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.1 0.06 0.0
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 10.0 0.18 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 15.2 0.28 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 148.0 2.70 78.189.37
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 8.7-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 115.7 2.11 189.1-38.84
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3.0 0.05 3.8-20.06
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 46.2 0.84 3.81,118.85
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 307.2 5.60 274.012.09
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 255.9 4.66 257.5-0.63
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3.4 0.06 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
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 3.3 0.06 3.17.34
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3.9 0.07 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 18.7-100.00
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 3.2-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 14.4 0.26 3.6301.09
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 108.6 1.98 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 33.2 0.60 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3.5 0.06 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3.9 0.07 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 14.8-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 27.1 0.49 7.9242.29
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6.7 0.12 16.1-58.18
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 16.8 0.31 8.988.10
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 152.1-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 517.8 9.44 126.1310.56
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 588.6 10.73 924.5-36.33
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 24.7 0.45 13.583.22
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 273.5 4.99 80.5239.77
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 49.3 0.90 67.4-26.92
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 8.7 0.16 9.8-11.45
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 131.0 2.39 25.9406.22
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 55.8 1.02 54.72.12
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6.0 0.11 9.5-36.84
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 602.3 10.98 578.34.15

US Imports from Cook Islands

The major share of US imports from Cook Islands in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 61.51% of US total imports from Cook Islands (33.66% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 11.71% of US total imports from Cook Islands (1.14% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.46% of US total imports from Cook Islands (12.99% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.63% of US total imports from Cook Islands (11.37% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of US total imports from Cook Islands (23.74% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Cook Islands 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 $376.6 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $95.6 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $43.4 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 $39.0 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $24.3 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $14.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Cook Islands in 2014 over the 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $100.8 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 $35.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $22.0 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $12.6 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $11.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $8.4 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $5.1 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $4.9 thousand.
US imports from Cook Islands 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 100.8-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 39.0 4.77 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 95.6 11.71 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 1.6-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 22.0-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5.1 0.63 13.6-62.27
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 11.1-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 20.1 2.46 55.2-63.57
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 28.5 3.49 41.1-30.65
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 456.3 55.92 79.7472.65
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 17.1 2.10 22.2-22.85
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 0.6-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 14.7 1.80 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 60.9 7.46 17.4249.15
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 78.8 9.66 54.544.53
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce