US trade (export - import) with Croatia in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 01, 2017

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

US Trade with Croatia

In 2013, US trade with Croatia was $748.9 million, down 3.42% ($26.5 million) from 2012.

US exports to Croatia in 2013 were $309.0 million, down 0.35% ($1.1 million) from 2012.

US imports from Croatia in 2013 were $439.9 million, down 5.47% ($25.4 million) from 2012.

US trade deficit with Croatia in 2013 was $130.9 million, a 15.68% decrease ($24.3 million) over 2012.

Croatia was the US 110th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 105th in 2012), accounting for 0.0192% of US total trade (down from 0.0200% in 2012).

Croatia was the US 115th largest export market in 2013 (down from 113th in 2012), accounting for 0.0196% of US total exports (down from 0.0201% in 2012).

Croatia was the US 96th largest supplier in 2013 (just as in 2012), accounting for 0.0189% of US total imports (down from 0.0199% in 2012).

US Exports to Croatia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 48.87% of US total exports to Croatia (43.05% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.34% of US total exports to Croatia (25.27% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.86% of US total exports to Croatia (16.33% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.45% of US total exports to Croatia (7.88% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.99% of US total exports to Croatia (1.30% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.68% of US total exports to Croatia (2.34% in 2012).

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $17.5 million;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $5.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3.9 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $3.3 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $3.2 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $1.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Croatia in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $11.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $9.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $5.2 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $4.3 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $2.0 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $1.0 million.
US exports to Croatia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 15.3-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 900.1 0.29 1,183.5-23.94
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 174.5 0.06 7.32,276.57
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 217.0 0.07 130.366.51
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 23.1-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 144.2 0.05 41.7245.48
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 8,891.5 2.88 5,732.055.12
10 Cereals 211.2 0.07 71.9193.86
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4.5 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,705.0 0.55 540.2215.60
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 25.0-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 495.4 0.16 4,784.8-89.65
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 106.5-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,225.2 0.40 1,667.5-26.53
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 18.8 0.01 102.8-81.73
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 619.6 0.20 732.7-15.44
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,709.6 1.52 5,854.0-19.55
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,388.2 1.10 3,025.012.01
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 303.8 0.10 336.6-9.76
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 12.0 0.00 37.1-67.65
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 158.8 0.05 143.310.79
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 150,838.7 48.82 133,329.913.13
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,823.6 1.24 503.8659.01
29 Organic chemicals 16,465.5 5.33 27,625.8-40.40
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,490.9 0.48 2,240.0-33.44
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 9.4-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 357.2 0.12 258.837.98
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,515.0 0.81 3,058.6-17.77
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 109.3 0.04 272.1-59.83
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 60.0 0.02 29.3104.56
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 934.1 0.30 208.3348.37
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3.9 0.00 28.3-86.34
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,120.8 0.36 10,577.9-89.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,922.6 1.92 5,157.214.84
40 Rubber and articles thereof 760.1 0.25 669.513.53
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,203.0 0.39 636.588.99
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 56.8 0.02 33.270.77
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 115.0 0.04 31.3267.89
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 651.3 0.21 466.039.76
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 406.8 0.13 735.5-44.69
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 117.4 0.04 200.0-41.31
50 Silk 25.9 0.01 26.8-3.38
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 41.8 0.01 30.437.43
55 Man-made staple fibers 6.4 0.00 1,964.1-99.68
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 5.7 0.00 52.2-89.11
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 105.1 0.03 16.6531.66
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 5.9 0.00 9.3-35.99
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 10.1 0.00 6.556.92
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3.9 0.00 3.75.28
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 194.1 0.06 1,924.6-89.91
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 754.2 0.24 1,513.9-50.18
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 531.7 0.17 522.61.75
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 258.9 0.08 1,112.3-76.73
65 Headgear and parts thereof 88.3 0.03 54.960.74
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 10.0 0.00 14.8-32.74
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 45.7 0.01 7.0552.99
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 43.6 0.01 144.0-69.71
69 Ceramic products 74.6 0.02 71.54.40
70 Glass and glassware 131.1 0.04 55.4136.68
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 63.6 0.02 26.8137.79
72 Iron and steel 412.9 0.13 415.3-0.57
73 Articles of iron or steel 474.2 0.15 1,214.0-60.94
74 Copper and articles thereof 11.9 0.00 30.4-60.82
75 Nickel and articles thereof 150.6 0.05 289.2-47.92
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,106.2 0.36 1,027.17.70
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 119.8 0.04 47.0154.86
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 668.8 0.22 644.73.74
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 128.0 0.04 366.1-65.03
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 32,588.3 10.55 28,665.813.68
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 15,213.7 4.92 15,896.7-4.30
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 13,501.5 4.37 8,110.366.47
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,276.7 1.38 9,458.7-54.79
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,999.9 0.65 1,270.757.39
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,026.1 0.66 480.6321.61
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 14,859.8 4.81 14,481.42.61
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 29.6 0.01 28.53.82
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 543.6 0.18 465.916.69
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 261.0 0.08 196.632.75
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 1,200.2 0.39 568.3111.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 215.6 0.07 1,190.6-81.89
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 231.5 0.07 214.28.07
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 130.3 0.04 124.84.38
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,280.0 2.03 6,671.5-5.87

US Imports from Croatia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 42.90% of US total imports from Croatia (53.25% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 17.65% of US total imports from Croatia (11.76% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.11% of US total imports from Croatia (4.30% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.33% of US total imports from Croatia (4.70% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.40% of US total imports from Croatia (3.55% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.52% of US total imports from Croatia (2.81% in 2012).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $19.8 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $15.2 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $7.0 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $2.5 million;
  • 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 $2.1 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.4 million.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $54.2 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $12.4 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $6.1 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $2.3 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $2.3 million.
US imports from Croatia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 2.6 0.00 13.8-81.10
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 427.0 0.10 142.9198.90
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 279.2 0.06 305.1-8.48
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 86.6 0.02 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 440.5 0.10 429.42.59
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 46.3 0.01 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,968.5 0.45 2,631.7-25.20
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 79.6 0.02 56.042.02
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,068.0 0.24 1,000.36.77
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 234.7 0.05 305.8-23.23
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,025.2 0.23 1,298.3-21.04
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 251.0 0.06 228.39.91
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,561.4 0.35 1,484.35.19
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,965.2 0.67 2,883.72.83
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,419.4 0.55 2,095.215.47
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,495.0 0.79 3,442.21.54
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,131.3 1.39 3,674.866.85
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 10,332.2 2.35 9,599.97.63
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,635.0 1.05 6,916.9-32.99
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 37.2-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 34,306.2 7.80 46,667.0-26.49
30 Pharmaceutical products 145,682.4 33.12 138,725.85.01
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 54,192.1-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13.7 0.00 6.1124.78
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 535.7 0.12 382.140.21
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 182.3 0.04 95.990.06
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 7.6 0.00 150.9-94.95
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7,249.7 1.65 6,715.07.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 675.5 0.15 682.3-0.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 50.7 0.01 137.5-63.12
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 94.0 0.02 185.7-49.38
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 178.6 0.04 92.094.21
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 86.2 0.02 96.2-10.41
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 24.8 0.01 23.17.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 87.6 0.02 124.1-29.43
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4.1 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 12.1 0.00 26.2-53.78
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.5 0.00 8.2-93.55
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,106.3 0.71 3,938.4-21.13
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 8,157.7 1.85 10,434.6-21.82
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6.8 0.00 48.0-85.82
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,707.6 1.75 7,386.34.35
65 Headgear and parts thereof 29.4 0.01 28.24.57
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 40.7 0.01 16.1152.14
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 60.1 0.01 0.0
69 Ceramic products 107.0 0.02 76.140.53
70 Glass and glassware 2,605.5 0.59 3,270.3-20.33
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 98.5 0.02 100.6-2.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,254.1 0.97 10,396.6-59.08
74 Copper and articles thereof 11.0 0.00 3.5214.56
75 Nickel and articles thereof 264.7 0.06 157.867.77
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 85.7 0.02 44.493.13
78 Lead and articles thereof 23.0 0.01 0.0
80 Tin and articles thereof 146.4 0.03 541.2-72.94
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,817.9 0.41 1,830.4-0.68
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 82.8 0.02 91.9-9.90
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 47,951.1 10.90 28,117.070.54
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 15,020.4 3.41 14,360.04.60
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 988.1 0.22 655.950.66
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 346.9 0.08 43.4698.68
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 557.8 0.13 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,796.6 2.91 11,565.210.65
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 89.6 0.02 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 43.5 0.01 10.1330.28
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 93,953.4 21.36 78,725.119.34
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 4,676.6 1.06 2,570.181.97
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,746.3 0.62 785.7249.55
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 94.2 0.02 307.5-69.37
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 298.8 0.07 1,294.5-76.92
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5,087.6 1.16 3,677.338.35
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce