US trade (export - import) with Croatia in 2016

Published or Updated: May 11, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Croatia in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Croatia

In 2016, US trade with Croatia was $810.5 million, down 12.03% ($110.9 million) from 2015.

US exports to Croatia in 2016 were $285.7 million, down 13.94% ($46.3 million) from 2015.

US imports from Croatia in 2016 were $524.8 million, down 10.96% ($64.6 million) from 2015.

US trade deficit with Croatia in 2016 was $239.1 million, a 7.12% decrease ($18.3 million) over 2015.

Croatia was the US 101st largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 95th in 2015), accounting for 0.0219% of US total trade (down from 0.0242% in 2015).

Croatia was the US 111th largest export market in 2016 (down from 108th in 2015), accounting for 0.0197% of US total exports (down from 0.0221% in 2015).

Croatia was the US 86th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 84th in 2015), accounting for 0.0233% of US total imports (down from 0.0256% in 2015).

US Exports to Croatia

The major share of US exports to Croatia in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 43.27% of US total exports to Croatia (45.82% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 23.45% of US total exports to Croatia (21.83% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.55% of US total exports to Croatia (11.62% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.24% of US total exports to Croatia (14.48% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.07% of US total exports to Croatia (1.91% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Croatia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $7,638.2 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $6,116.1 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $4,590.2 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,879.7 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,111.0 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $932.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Croatia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $28,444.3 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $25,315.9 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 $7,178.0 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1,917.8 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,598.3 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $1,225.8 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 $1,159.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1,023.3 thousand.
US exports to Croatia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 6.1-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,424.6 0.50 1,168.521.92
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 23.3-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 168.8 0.06 139.021.45
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 39.6 0.01 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 661.0 0.23 310.3113.02
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,375.9 1.88 7,293.8-26.29
10 Cereals 25.8 0.01 330.0-92.18
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 203.6 0.07 25,519.5-99.20
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5,073.4 1.78 483.1950.06
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 10.8-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 874.1 0.31 1,411.3-38.06
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 14.0-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 327.7 0.11 1,553.5-78.91
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,598.4 1.61 5,621.7-18.20
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,948.2 1.38 3,605.69.50
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 575.3 0.20 575.7-0.06
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 244.6 0.09 14.41,604.29
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 105.9 0.04 156.7-32.38
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 123,507.0 43.23 151,951.2-18.72
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 80.8 0.03 37.6114.74
29 Organic chemicals 26,657.3 9.33 20,541.229.77
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,686.5 1.29 5,284.8-30.24
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 10.5-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 145.1 0.05 254.1-42.91
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,383.2 1.18 2,710.324.82
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 109.8 0.04 90.421.43
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 19.1 0.01 4.4332.59
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 607.9 0.21 949.9-36.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 19.0-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,707.6 0.60 916.486.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,275.1 2.20 6,711.8-6.51
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,757.0 0.62 1,042.368.56
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 239.1 0.08 160.249.24
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 19.4 0.01 61.5-68.40
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 128.1 0.04 105.721.14
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 472.6 0.17 639.4-26.08
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 181.6 0.06 787.4-76.94
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 399.5 0.14 433.2-7.78
50 Silk 4.6 0.00 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 15.6-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 2.6 0.00 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 2.6 0.00 7.7-66.68
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 28.3 0.01 182.1-84.48
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4.5 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 26.4 0.01 24.57.45
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 15.8 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 163.1 0.06 80.3103.24
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 663.4 0.23 529.925.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 471.3 0.16 158.8196.81
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 28.9 0.01 9.4206.24
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3.7 0.00 18.8-80.37
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3.9 0.00 5.7-31.61
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 69.2 0.02 14.2386.50
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6.7 0.00 63.8-89.47
69 Ceramic products 247.8 0.09 7.03,439.30
70 Glass and glassware 275.2 0.10 29.6830.50
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 48.5 0.02 1,207.5-95.98
72 Iron and steel 1,345.6 0.47 234.6473.49
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,585.3 3.71 2,947.2259.17
74 Copper and articles thereof 204.7 0.07 615.7-66.76
75 Nickel and articles thereof 822.6 0.29 831.6-1.08
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 569.7 0.20 541.45.24
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 9.4 0.00 28.8-67.50
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 736.2 0.26 981.3-24.98
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 207.1 0.07 164.525.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 28,287.7 9.90 28,222.90.23
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 10,691.4 3.74 17,869.4-40.17
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 4,237.9 1.48 4,702.1-9.87
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,862.7 2.40 6,281.69.25
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,022.5 0.36 1,730.2-40.90
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 627.4 0.22 264.4137.32
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 15,257.6 5.34 13,377.914.05
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 21.2 0.01 31.3-32.20
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 347.8 0.12 526.5-33.94
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,226.7 0.43 294.6316.43
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 562.8 0.20 599.6-6.13
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 367.3 0.13 1,096.4-66.50
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 151.0 0.05 140.37.62
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 19.9 0.01 62.6-68.20
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,413.3 2.25 7,081.6-9.44

US Imports from Croatia

The major share of US imports from Croatia in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 38.32% of US total imports from Croatia (45.37% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.76% of US total imports from Croatia (20.91% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.78% of US total imports from Croatia (4.90% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.25% of US total imports from Croatia (5.93% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.08% of US total imports from Croatia (2.37% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.80% of US total imports from Croatia (1.27% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Croatia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $53,062.1 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $11,701.3 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $4,939.4 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 $4,864.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $2,894.2 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,292.1 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,020.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Croatia in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $34,206.7 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $30,229.9 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $23,827.3 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $22,712.5 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $14,072.0 thousand;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $7,292.3 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $4,259.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $4,216.7 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $2,411.9 thousand.
US imports from Croatia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 73.9 0.01 92.8-20.34
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 521.6 0.10 953.2-45.28
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 298.4 0.06 255.017.03
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 52.2 0.01 52.8-1.07
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 15.1-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 31.7 0.01 373.9-91.52
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 64.6 0.01 2.42,561.76
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 559.4 0.11 326.871.16
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 79.1 0.02 81.1-2.49
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,636.0 0.31 1,269.028.92
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 7.8 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 280.8 0.05 134.4108.93
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 939.2 0.18 1,211.4-22.47
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 292.8 0.06 261.412.04
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,609.1 0.31 1,337.020.36
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,513.2 0.67 2,697.430.25
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,217.8 0.99 2,323.6124.56
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,772.5 0.91 6,055.1-21.18
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,744.8 0.33 2,504.2-30.33
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 598.5 0.11 14,670.5-95.92
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 341.6-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 9,677.7 1.84 13,936.7-30.56
26 Ores, slag and ash 14.7 0.00 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 11,707.1 2.23 5.9199,441.81
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 25.8 0.00 7.9224.94
29 Organic chemicals 17,571.1 3.35 51,777.8-66.06
30 Pharmaceutical products 174,018.5 33.16 204,248.4-14.80
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 7,292.3-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 23.5 0.00 43.0-45.35
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,776.6 1.48 2,837.2174.09
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 13.2 0.00 24.0-45.03
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 20.6 0.00 30.1-31.55
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,235.3 0.24 858.543.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 409.1 0.08 276.248.11
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 370.6 0.07 605.6-38.80
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 44.5 0.01 19.6127.58
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 784.3 0.15 1,815.4-56.80
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 61.9 0.01 127.9-51.62
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 30.1 0.01 67.9-55.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 665.5 0.13 103.9540.43
52 Cotton 15.4 0.00 68.0-77.36
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 6.8 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 65.7-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 16.7 0.00 58.6-71.43
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.3 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,412.5 0.84 4,733.7-6.79
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 10,075.8 1.92 12,487.7-19.31
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 218.1 0.04 625.7-65.14
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10,300.1 1.96 10,801.8-4.65
65 Headgear and parts thereof 14.8 0.00 20.0-25.94
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 24.4 0.00 24.30.30
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 107.5 0.02 251.2-57.22
69 Ceramic products 86.8 0.02 20.6320.57
70 Glass and glassware 3,723.3 0.71 3,930.8-5.28
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 15.7 0.00 46.6-66.31
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 280.9-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,787.6 0.53 3,350.3-16.79
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.5 0.00 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 729.7 0.14 1,041.7-29.95
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,535.6 0.48 243.5941.42
80 Tin and articles thereof 322.0 0.06 313.12.85
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 30.8 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,355.8 0.26 1,399.1-3.09
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,687.0 0.32 832.2102.72
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 60,586.3 11.54 83,298.8-27.27
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 34,270.8 6.53 29,406.816.54
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 323.3 0.06 164.396.77
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,258.1 0.43 237.7849.95
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 27.6 0.01 16.963.66
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,577.7 0.30 1,250.226.20
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,667.3 0.89 8,884.0-47.46
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4.5 0.00 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 33.4 0.01 5.9467.02
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 124,220.2 23.67 71,158.174.57
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 2,357.3 0.45 3,696.4-36.23
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 352.5 0.07 211.966.38
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 128.4 0.02 2.54,976.17
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,587.6 0.49 1,421.082.10
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,186.6 1.18 30,013.9-79.39
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce