US trade (export - import) with Croatia in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 07, 2017

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

US Trade with Croatia

In 2014, US trade with Croatia totaled $818.6 million, up 9.31% ($69.7 million) from 2013.

US exports to Croatia in 2014 totaled $339.6 million, up 9.91% ($30.6 million) from 2013.

US imports from Croatia in 2014 totaled $479.0 million, up 8.89% ($39.1 million) from 2013.

US trade deficit with Croatia in 2014 was $139.4 million, a 6.48% increase ($8.5 million) over 2013.

Croatia was the US 108th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 110th in 2013), accounting for 0.0203% of US total trade (up from 0.0192% in 2013).

Croatia was the US 117th largest export market in 2014 (down from 115th in 2013), accounting for 0.0210% of US total exports (up from 0.0196% in 2013).

Croatia was the US 90th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 96th in 2013), accounting for 0.0199% of US total imports (up from 0.0189% in 2013).

US Exports to Croatia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 54.63% of US total exports to Croatia (48.87% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 23.08% of US total exports to Croatia (27.34% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.99% of US total exports to Croatia (10.86% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.71% of US total exports to Croatia (7.45% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.92% of US total exports to Croatia (0.99% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Croatia in 2014 over 2013 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 $34.5 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5.4 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3.4 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1.0 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Croatia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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) - a decrease of $8.9 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $3.2 million;
  • 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 $1.4 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $1.2 million.
US exports to Croatia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 9.6 0.00 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,040.5 0.31 900.115.60
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 54.9 0.02 174.5-68.53
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 141.4 0.04 217.0-34.86
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 257.2 0.08 144.278.33
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 8,165.5 2.40 8,891.5-8.16
10 Cereals 386.2 0.11 211.282.90
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 490.5 0.14 1,705.0-71.23
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 512.3 0.15 495.43.43
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,219.6 0.36 1,225.2-0.46
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 18.8-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 492.7 0.15 619.6-20.47
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,729.8 1.69 4,709.621.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,804.0 1.12 3,388.212.27
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 461.0 0.14 303.851.78
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 6.7 0.00 12.0-44.20
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 222.6 0.07 158.840.18
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 185,313.3 54.57 150,838.722.86
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 656.1 0.19 3,823.6-82.84
29 Organic chemicals 15,052.8 4.43 16,465.5-8.58
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,548.2 0.75 1,490.970.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 259.7 0.08 357.2-27.28
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,562.9 1.05 2,515.041.67
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 132.3 0.04 109.321.03
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 20.7 0.01 60.0-65.59
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 600.1 0.18 934.1-35.75
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 4.2 0.00 3.99.73
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 983.4 0.29 1,120.8-12.25
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,573.2 1.64 5,922.6-5.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,130.8 0.33 760.148.78
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 502.3 0.15 1,203.0-58.25
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 60.2 0.02 56.86.05
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 45.7 0.01 115.0-60.27
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 480.9 0.14 651.3-26.16
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 500.5 0.15 406.823.03
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 115.7 0.03 117.4-1.46
50 Silk 29.4 0.01 25.913.51
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 12.8 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 7.2 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 3.4 0.00 41.8-91.74
55 Man-made staple fibers 667.8 0.20 6.410,375.72
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 66.9 0.02 5.71,076.79
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 168.1 0.05 105.160.04
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 11.0 0.00 5.985.76
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 12.2 0.00 10.120.39
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 84.0 0.02 194.1-56.72
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 582.4 0.17 754.2-22.78
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 400.9 0.12 531.7-24.60
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 79.6 0.02 258.9-69.24
65 Headgear and parts thereof 59.7 0.02 88.3-32.39
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2.8 0.00 10.0-71.89
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 18.4 0.01 45.7-59.64
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 23.8 0.01 43.6-45.38
69 Ceramic products 155.5 0.05 74.6108.34
70 Glass and glassware 60.2 0.02 131.1-54.08
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 688.2 0.20 63.6981.61
72 Iron and steel 481.0 0.14 412.916.49
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,924.1 1.16 474.2727.60
74 Copper and articles thereof 16.9 0.00 11.941.51
75 Nickel and articles thereof 163.8 0.05 150.68.73
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,344.7 0.40 1,106.221.56
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3.6 0.00 119.8-96.99
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 510.0 0.15 668.8-23.74
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 69.8 0.02 128.0-45.50
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 31,581.5 9.30 32,588.3-3.09
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 13,781.3 4.06 15,213.7-9.42
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 4,606.4 1.36 13,501.5-65.88
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,353.9 1.87 4,276.748.57
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 814.6 0.24 1,999.9-59.27
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,015.6 0.30 2,026.1-49.87
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 20,211.6 5.95 14,859.836.02
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 57.6 0.02 29.694.41
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 650.8 0.19 543.619.72
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 141.7 0.04 261.0-45.71
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 505.1 0.15 1,200.2-57.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 350.2 0.10 215.662.40
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 211.4 0.06 231.5-8.66
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,571.9 0.46 130.31,106.83
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 7,552.5 2.22 6,280.020.26

US Imports from Croatia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 44.21% of US total imports from Croatia (42.90% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 17.55% of US total imports from Croatia (17.65% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.19% of US total imports from Croatia (4.33% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.24% of US total imports from Croatia (5.11% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.37% of US total imports from Croatia (3.40% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.36% of US total imports from Croatia (1.52% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Croatia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $18.5 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $6.3 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $5.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $4.6 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $4.5 million;
  • 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 $4.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $3.2 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $3.2 million;
  • 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 $2.7 million.

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $5.2 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $5.0 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $4.6 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $3.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.8 million.
US imports from Croatia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 15.3 0.00 2.6489.93
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 263.3 0.05 427.0-38.34
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 204.0 0.04 279.2-26.92
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 161.4 0.03 86.686.40
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 166.7 0.03 440.5-62.17
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 46.3-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 726.9 0.15 1,968.5-63.07
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 96.5 0.02 79.621.26
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,299.3 0.27 1,068.021.65
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 196.1 0.04 234.7-16.47
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 934.5 0.20 1,025.2-8.84
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 266.3 0.06 251.06.13
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,617.8 0.34 1,561.43.61
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,121.1 0.65 2,965.25.26
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,101.9 0.65 2,419.428.21
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,684.5 0.98 3,495.034.03
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,047.7 0.64 6,131.3-50.29
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 399.0 0.08 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 11,341.4 2.37 10,332.29.77
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 6.4 0.00 4,635.0-99.86
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3.8 0.00 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 29,062.6 6.07 34,306.2-15.28
30 Pharmaceutical products 151,479.9 31.62 145,682.43.98
31 Fertilizers 18,506.6 3.86 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 13.7-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,343.3 0.28 535.7150.73
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 37.4 0.01 182.3-79.47
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10,490.9 2.19 7,249.744.71
39 Plastics and articles thereof 752.2 0.16 675.511.35
40 Rubber and articles thereof 115.9 0.02 50.7128.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 656.3 0.14 94.0598.14
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 29.3 0.01 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 859.7 0.18 178.6381.34
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 120.6 0.03 86.239.90
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 24.8-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 319.5 0.07 87.6264.73
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.5 0.00 4.1-87.51
52 Cotton 28.0 0.01 12.1131.33
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.1 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 221.3 0.05 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,002.9 0.84 3,106.328.86
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 11,372.0 2.37 8,157.739.40
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6.0 0.00 6.8-12.20
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 13,988.6 2.92 7,707.681.49
65 Headgear and parts thereof 14.6 0.00 29.4-50.33
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 28.6 0.01 40.7-29.63
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 284.8 0.06 60.1373.98
69 Ceramic products 65.6 0.01 107.0-38.73
70 Glass and glassware 3,465.8 0.72 2,605.533.02
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,840.6 0.59 98.52,782.44
72 Iron and steel 179.0 0.04 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,411.9 0.71 4,254.1-19.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 69.2 0.01 11.0532.15
75 Nickel and articles thereof 682.5 0.14 264.7157.82
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 208.4 0.04 85.7143.26
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 23.0-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 95.5 0.02 146.4-34.81
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,555.8 0.32 1,817.9-14.42
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 316.6 0.07 82.8282.37
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 52,581.8 10.98 47,951.19.66
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 19,425.7 4.06 15,020.429.33
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 2.8 0.00 988.1-99.71
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 225.9 0.05 346.9-34.87
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 9.7 0.00 0.0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 854.3 0.18 557.853.15
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,960.3 2.29 12,796.6-14.35
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2.2 0.00 89.6-97.54
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 28.4 0.01 43.5-34.69
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 88,957.4 18.57 93,953.4-5.32
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 3,722.9 0.78 4,676.6-20.39
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7,251.6 1.51 2,746.3164.05
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 67.6 0.01 94.2-28.29
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 677.6 0.14 298.8126.75
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5,973.4 1.25 5,087.617.41
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce