US trade (export - import) with Croatia in 2017

Published or Updated: May 27, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Croatia in 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Croatia

In 2017, US trade with Croatia totaled $893.3 million, up 10.23% ($82.9 million) from 2016.

US exports to Croatia in 2017 totaled $444.2 million, up 55.51% ($158.6 million) from 2016.

US imports from Croatia in 2017 were $449.1 million, down 14.42% ($75.7 million) from 2016.

US trade deficit with Croatia in 2017 was $4.9 million, a 97.97% decrease ($234.3 million) over 2016.

Croatia was the US 98th largest trading partner in 2017 (up from 101st in 2016), accounting for 0.0226% of US total trade (up from 0.0219% in 2016).

Croatia was the US 98th largest export market in 2017 (up from 111th in 2016), accounting for 0.0287% of US total exports (up from 0.0197% in 2016).

Croatia was the US 94th largest supplier in 2017 (down from 86th in 2016), accounting for 0.0186% of US total imports (down from 0.0233% in 2016).

US Exports to Croatia

The major share of US exports to Croatia in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 69.02% of US total exports to Croatia (43.27% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.67% of US total exports to Croatia (23.45% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.02% of US total exports to Croatia (15.55% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.39% of US total exports to Croatia (8.24% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.30% of US total exports to Croatia (5.07% in 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Croatia in 2017 over 2016 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 $183.0 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $4.6 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $2.9 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1.4 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Croatia in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $10.5 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $8.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $6.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $4.7 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) - a decrease of $3.5 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) - a decrease of $3.3 million.
US exports to Croatia in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,370.1 0.31 1,424.6-3.82
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6.3 0.00 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 51.5 0.01 168.8-69.49
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 39.6-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 265.1 0.06 661.0-59.90
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,997.4 1.58 5,375.930.16
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 25.8-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 224.6 0.05 203.610.32
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 9.3 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3,913.4 0.88 5,073.4-22.86
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 598.8 0.13 874.1-31.49
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 256.6 0.06 327.7-21.69
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,409.8 0.77 4,598.4-25.85
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,510.5 0.79 3,948.2-11.08
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 541.5 0.12 575.3-5.88
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,790.4 0.63 244.61,040.97
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 96.2 0.02 105.9-9.23
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 306,519.4 69.00 123,507.0148.18
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 70.4 0.02 80.8-12.98
29 Organic chemicals 16,196.0 3.65 26,657.3-39.24
30 Pharmaceutical products 8,258.1 1.86 3,686.5124.01
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 299.9 0.07 145.1106.74
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,748.2 1.07 3,383.240.35
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 279.1 0.06 109.8154.07
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 16.3 0.00 19.1-14.38
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 532.8 0.12 607.9-12.36
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2.9 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,426.1 0.32 1,707.6-16.48
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,077.7 1.59 6,275.112.79
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,179.4 0.27 1,757.0-32.87
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 50.8 0.01 239.1-78.74
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 221.7 0.05 19.41,041.37
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 159.1 0.04 128.124.23
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 164.8 0.04 472.6-65.13
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 151.2 0.03 181.6-16.76
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 298.1 0.07 399.5-25.38
50 Silk 60.2 0.01 4.61,222.51
52 Cotton 19.7 0.00 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 37.2 0.01 2.61,306.66
54 Man-made filaments 41.0 0.01 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 273.6 0.06 28.3867.94
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 99.7 0.02 4.52,135.73
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 12.8 0.00 26.4-51.58
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 321.2 0.07 15.81,931.03
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 49.6 0.01 163.1-69.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 765.3 0.17 663.415.35
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 133.3 0.03 471.3-71.71
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10.3 0.00 28.9-64.49
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4.3 0.00 3.717.61
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 91.3 0.02 69.231.98
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 26.2 0.01 6.7290.01
69 Ceramic products 38.3 0.01 247.8-84.56
70 Glass and glassware 228.7 0.05 275.2-16.88
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 50.6 0.01 48.54.31
72 Iron and steel 351.6 0.08 1,345.6-73.87
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,255.4 0.51 10,585.3-78.69
74 Copper and articles thereof 307.2 0.07 204.750.07
75 Nickel and articles thereof 706.9 0.16 822.6-14.06
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 436.3 0.10 569.7-23.42
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 29.0 0.01 9.4209.75
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,254.0 0.28 736.270.34
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 443.0 0.10 207.1113.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,266.8 5.01 28,287.7-21.28
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 7,388.1 1.66 10,691.4-30.90
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 688.1 0.15 4,237.9-83.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,900.6 2.00 6,862.729.69
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,097.2 0.25 1,022.57.31
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,001.1 0.23 627.459.57
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,520.2 2.37 15,257.6-31.05
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 21.2-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 382.5 0.09 347.89.97
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 255.0 0.06 1,226.7-79.21
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 1,713.7 0.39 562.8204.49
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 474.8 0.11 367.329.24
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 189.2 0.04 151.025.26
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 257.4 0.06 19.91,192.98
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 9,362.0 2.11 6,413.345.98

US Imports from Croatia

The major share of US imports from Croatia in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 43.01% of US total imports from Croatia (38.32% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 21.56% of US total imports from Croatia (19.76% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.81% of US total imports from Croatia (4.78% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.61% of US total imports from Croatia (4.25% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.84% of US total imports from Croatia (4.08% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.19% of US total imports from Croatia (1.80% in 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Croatia in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $2.0 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 $1.9 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1.4 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Croatia in 2017 over the 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $52.7 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $9.2 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $5.2 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 $4.0 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $3.7 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $1.6 million.
US imports from Croatia in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2016
USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 24.7 0.01 73.9-66.54
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 768.2 0.17 521.647.28
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 232.2 0.05 298.4-22.17
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 52.2-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 13.4 0.00 31.7-57.68
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 64.6-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 784.9 0.17 559.440.32
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 82.8 0.02 79.14.68
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,575.0 0.35 1,636.0-3.73
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 7.8-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 269.5 0.06 280.8-4.03
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 394.4 0.09 939.2-58.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 331.6 0.07 292.813.24
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,723.4 0.38 1,609.17.10
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,774.7 0.84 3,513.27.44
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,614.1 0.80 5,217.8-30.74
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,959.5 1.10 4,772.53.92
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,138.6 0.48 1,744.822.57
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 598.5-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 10,269.5 2.29 9,677.76.12
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 14.7-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,482.9 0.55 11,707.1-78.79
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,891.0 0.42 25.87,231.27
29 Organic chemicals 12,367.2 2.75 17,571.1-29.62
30 Pharmaceutical products 170,353.9 37.93 174,018.5-2.11
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 57.1 0.01 23.5143.42
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,444.0 1.43 7,776.6-17.14
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 121.0 0.03 13.2816.71
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 53.2 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 19.7 0.00 20.6-4.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,727.6 0.38 1,235.339.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 122.7 0.03 409.1-70.01
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 266.7 0.06 370.6-28.03
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 7.0 0.00 44.5-84.18
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,031.0 0.23 784.331.44
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 37.5 0.01 61.9-39.35
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 346.9 0.08 30.11,052.92
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 70.6 0.02 665.5-89.40
50 Silk 6.1 0.00 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 6.1 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 43.2 0.01 15.4180.26
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 9.1 0.00 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 87.4 0.02 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5.7 0.00 6.8-15.21
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 16.7-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 23.6 0.01 0.38,081.60
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,545.4 0.79 4,412.5-19.65
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 9,873.7 2.20 10,075.8-2.01
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 159.7 0.04 218.1-26.80
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 12,308.9 2.74 10,300.119.50
65 Headgear and parts thereof 13.1 0.00 14.8-11.43
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 15.5 0.00 24.4-36.37
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 343.0 0.08 107.5219.13
69 Ceramic products 62.2 0.01 86.8-28.28
70 Glass and glassware 4,494.6 1.00 3,723.320.71
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2.5 0.00 15.7-84.22
72 Iron and steel 28.4 0.01 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,229.1 0.94 2,787.651.71
74 Copper and articles thereof 43.1 0.01 3.51,113.75
75 Nickel and articles thereof 390.8 0.09 729.7-46.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,720.5 0.61 2,535.67.29
80 Tin and articles thereof 46.5 0.01 322.0-85.56
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 30.8-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,552.3 0.35 1,355.814.49
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 841.8 0.19 1,687.0-50.10
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 58,097.0 12.94 60,586.3-4.11
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 30,226.0 6.73 34,270.8-11.80
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 70.3 0.02 323.3-78.26
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,174.4 0.71 2,258.140.58
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 90.6 0.02 27.6228.32
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,288.4 0.29 1,577.7-18.34
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,900.2 0.87 4,667.3-16.43
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 13.0 0.00 33.4-61.23
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 71,473.8 15.91 124,220.2-42.46
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 3,113.4 0.69 2,357.332.07
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 439.2 0.10 352.524.58
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 128.4-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,263.0 0.28 2,587.6-51.19
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,741.9 1.50 6,186.68.98
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce