US trade with Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 24, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Croatia

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Croatia totaled $211.8 million, up 20.46% ($36.0 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $114.1 million, up 75.23% ($49.0 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $97.6 million, down 11.78% ($13.0 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade balance with Croatia went from a deficit of $45.5 million in the 3rd quarter of 2016, to a surplus of $16.5 million in the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Croatia was the US 96th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 102nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0215% of US total trade (up from 0.0214% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Croatia was the US 95th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 119th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0299% of US total exports (up from 0.0188% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Croatia was the US 95th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 90th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0161% of US total imports (down from 0.0234% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Croatia

The major share of US exports to Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 75.49% of US total exports to Croatia (47.93% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.00% of US total exports to Croatia (20.84% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.63% of US total exports to Croatia (13.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.32% of US total exports to Croatia (10.99% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.62% of US total exports to Croatia (2.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 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 $55.0 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $0.8 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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 $3.8 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $2.6 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2.2 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 $1.2 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.5 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) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US exports to Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 653.2 0.57 660.6-1.12
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4.8 0.00 30.8-84.29
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 24.2 0.02 68.8-64.79
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,940.9 1.70 806.0140.81
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 41.1 0.04 19.4111.54
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 385.5 0.34 2,970.4-87.02
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 154.6 0.14 180.5-14.35
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 109.1-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 870.0 0.76 1,254.1-30.63
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,012.5 0.89 833.421.49
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 113.1 0.10 173.8-34.93
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 874.9 0.77 52.61,564.18
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17.7 0.02 30.5-41.83
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 86,139.0 75.47 31,185.0176.22
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4.1 0.00 6.5-36.89
29 Organic chemicals 3,187.3 2.79 5,348.5-40.41
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,696.7 1.49 524.6223.45
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 126.3 0.11 26.5377.54
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 836.0 0.73 775.87.76
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 30.1 0.03 6.6358.07
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3.0 0.00 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 101.1 0.09 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 427.2 0.37 174.9144.26
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,018.2 1.77 1,123.279.68
40 Rubber and articles thereof 273.7 0.24 918.2-70.19
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 18.4 0.02 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 49.6 0.04 80.3-38.22
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 10.9 0.01 7.740.52
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 123.7 0.11 98.126.13
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 64.8 0.06 15.9307.32
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2.6 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 11.5 0.01 30.4-62.06
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 176.3 0.15 124.042.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 15.1 0.01 324.8-95.36
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4.3 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 14.8 0.01 14.24.01
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 148.2-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 58.4 0.05 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 27.6 0.02 13.8100.49
72 Iron and steel 2.6 0.00 921.6-99.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 168.8 0.15 137.123.11
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 89.0-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 125.8 0.11 186.9-32.70
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 58.5 0.05 159.8-63.42
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 91.9 0.08 278.9-67.05
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 263.8 0.23 5.15,095.61
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,505.4 3.95 2,850.258.07
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 1,651.1 1.45 2,859.6-42.26
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 28.3 0.02 507.3-94.43
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,160.3 1.02 1,706.6-32.01
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 144.1 0.13 239.8-39.93
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 11.0 0.01 26.0-57.62
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,635.3 1.43 5,386.9-69.64
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 13.4-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 25.0 0.02 52.2-52.02
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 20.2 0.02 86.3-76.56
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 119.7 0.10 40.5195.29
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 36.7 0.03 84.3-56.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 43.2 0.04 36.119.74
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2.6 0.00 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,522.7 2.21 1,317.891.43

US Imports from Croatia

The major share of US imports from Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 36.44% of US total imports from Croatia (38.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 26.99% of US total imports from Croatia (17.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.42% of US total imports from Croatia (5.27% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.45% of US total imports from Croatia (6.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.98% of US total imports from Croatia (2.13% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.48% of US total imports from Croatia (1.74% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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 $5.5 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2.0 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 $1.9 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $0.7 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 $0.6 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $0.5 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $12.6 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $7.3 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US imports from Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 10.4 0.01 22.3-53.57
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 301.2-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 59.8 0.06 66.7-10.43
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 10.3-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 129.9 0.13 176.5-26.42
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 22.3-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 351.8 0.36 312.912.44
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 82.3 0.08 30.4170.57
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 152.1 0.16 298.5-49.05
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 11.5 0.01 23.6-51.08
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 176.8 0.18 216.1-18.17
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 664.7 0.68 1,218.4-45.44
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 712.1 0.73 1,849.1-61.49
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,285.8 1.32 1,575.1-18.37
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 712.1 0.73 548.629.79
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,910.5 2.98 2,361.923.23
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 583.7 0.60 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 6,681.5 6.84 4,727.641.33
30 Pharmaceutical products 24,366.0 24.95 31,668.8-23.06
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5.9 0.01 4.628.49
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,462.7 3.55 5,879.7-41.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 461.4 0.47 482.2-4.31
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19.8 0.02 97.7-79.71
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 51.2 0.05 15.0240.66
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 43.8-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 349.6 0.36 281.824.06
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 40.6-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 147.5 0.15 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 16.0 0.02 30.1-46.83
52 Cotton 3.7 0.00 0.9312.35
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 6.8-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 23.6 0.02 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 983.4 1.01 1,097.1-10.36
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,978.6 2.03 2,103.7-5.94
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 7.0 0.01 25.2-72.12
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,265.8 3.34 2,584.526.36
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7.9 0.01 14.8-46.67
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2.9 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 12.8-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 1,038.1 1.06 1,038.7-0.06
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 5.7-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,278.8 1.31 309.8312.83
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 273.2-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 665.8 0.68 517.128.74
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 172.6-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 8.2-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 372.7 0.38 295.426.16
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 106.1 0.11 352.9-69.93
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 16,421.0 16.82 10,881.250.91
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 7,712.8 7.90 5,789.933.21
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 7.3 0.01 14.3-49.09
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 968.4 0.99 1,013.8-4.48
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 15.6 0.02 0.0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 10.1 0.01 156.4-93.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,219.2 1.25 1,117.29.13
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 6.1 0.01 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 15,268.2 15.64 27,850.1-45.18
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 714.9 0.73 621.415.05
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 70.2 0.07 109.2-35.68
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 78.1-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 87.2 0.09 96.0-9.11
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,999.6 2.05 1,802.610.93
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce