US trade with Cook Islands in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 04, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cook Islands in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cook Islands

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Cook Islands totaled $3.6 million, up 77.24% ($1.6 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Cook Islands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $1.4 million, down 10.14% ($0.2 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Cook Islands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $2.2 million, up 347.98% ($1.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade balance with Cook Islands went from a surplus of $1.1 million in the 2nd quarter of 2016, to a deficit of $0.9 million in the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Cook Islands was the US 194th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 199th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0004% of US total trade (up from 0.0002% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Cook Islands was the US 194th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 191st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0004% of US total exports (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Cook Islands was the US 171st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 193rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0004% of US total imports (up from 0.0001% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Cook Islands

The major share of US exports to Cook Islands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 43.47% of US total exports to Cook Islands (25.58% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 35.65% of US total exports to Cook Islands (42.59% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.93% of US total exports to Cook Islands (3.90% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.85% of US total exports to Cook Islands (3.85% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.20% of US total exports to Cook Islands (1.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Cook Islands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $121.7 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $118.3 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $39.0 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $16.3 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $15.3 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $8.4 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 $6.3 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $5.3 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $5.3 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $4.9 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Cook Islands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $154.7 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 $49.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $38.2 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $28.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $16.2 thousand;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $9.3 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $9.0 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $6.4 thousand.
US exports to Cook Islands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 420.9 30.14 302.639.10
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 10.0 0.71 19.3-48.16
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 46.2 3.31 47.7-3.25
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 8.4 0.60 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 121.7 8.71 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 28.0-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5.3 0.38 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 20.5 1.47 15.334.50
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 38.2-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6.3 0.45 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 32.5 2.32 17.289.09
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 24.1 1.73 20.616.88
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 17.2 1.23 19.0-9.29
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 20.1 1.44 3.8431.82
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2.9 0.21 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 4.9 0.35 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3.4 0.24 3.012.65
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2.9 0.20 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 16.2-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 29.1 2.09 28.13.62
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 388.2 27.79 437.7-11.31
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 80.5 5.77 41.593.92
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 154.7-100.00
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 9.4 0.67 10.7-11.93
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7.1 0.51 16.1-55.81

US Imports from Cook Islands

The major share of US imports from Cook Islands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 80.30% of US total imports from Cook Islands (37.97% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of US total imports from Cook Islands (2.44% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.00% of US total imports from Cook Islands (44.55% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Cook Islands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,739.1 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 $410.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $56.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $12.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Cook Islands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $205.0 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 $181.3 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $18.5 thousand;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - a decrease of $13.7 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 $12.2 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $8.9 thousand.
US imports from Cook Islands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 12.4 0.55 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 18.5-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 205.0-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 3.7 0.17 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 12.2-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 2.8 0.12 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,739.1 77.38 0.0
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 2.2 0.10 183.5-98.80
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 63.3 2.82 7.0808.47
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 13.7-100.00
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 411.4 18.31 1.331,377.28
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 8.9-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 6.0 0.27 8.5-28.84
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce