US trade with Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 26, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Croatia

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Croatia totaled $237.4 million, up 9.37% ($20.4 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $108.2 million, up 49.98% ($36.1 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $129.2 million, down 10.84% ($15.7 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $21.0 million, a 71.14% decrease ($51.8 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Croatia was the US 98th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 99th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0228% of US total trade (up from 0.0226% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Croatia was the US 105th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 116th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0266% of US total exports (up from 0.0190% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Croatia was the US 91st largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 82nd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0203% of US total imports (down from 0.0249% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Croatia

The major share of US exports to Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 67.41% of US total exports to Croatia (48.64% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 12.47% of US total exports to Croatia (18.46% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.44% of US total exports to Croatia (13.46% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.40% of US total exports to Croatia (10.93% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.98% of US total exports to Croatia (4.12% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $37.8 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3.0 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $0.4 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1.8 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;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1.3 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 $1.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US exports to Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 471.9 0.44 77.0512.82
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 0.0 0.00 59.9-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,827.8 2.61 2,431.416.30
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 69.2 0.06 109.3-36.71
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3.0 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 503.5 0.47 1,834.8-72.56
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 56.8 0.05 455.7-87.55
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 102.9 0.10 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 633.7 0.59 1,330.1-52.35
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,091.3 1.01 1,232.0-11.42
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 113.9 0.11 121.4-6.17
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,048.8 0.97 192.0446.27
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 26.9 0.02 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 72,920.2 67.38 35,095.1107.78
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6.8 0.01 20.9-67.61
29 Organic chemicals 2,842.8 2.63 3,441.0-17.39
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,920.4 3.62 895.1337.97
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 53.7 0.05 70.8-24.22
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,059.4 0.98 1,612.5-34.30
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 34.7 0.03 35.9-3.49
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 13.3 0.01 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 41.8 0.04 550.5-92.41
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2.9 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 213.0 0.20 773.6-72.46
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,700.7 1.57 1,909.4-10.93
40 Rubber and articles thereof 329.1 0.30 401.2-17.97
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 124.3-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 173.9 0.16 2.66,508.89
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 24.8-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 40.2 0.04 53.0-24.25
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 27.5 0.03 96.1-71.35
50 Silk 39.9 0.04 0.0
52 Cotton 17.0 0.02 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 34.6 0.03 2.61,210.14
54 Man-made filaments 41.0 0.04 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 187.7 0.17 8.92,003.72
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 36.3 0.03 4.5714.73
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 12.8 0.01 18.3-30.38
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 11.0 0.01 11.4-3.51
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16.1 0.01 26.6-39.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 124.4 0.11 160.7-22.56
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 67.8 0.06 66.71.53
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3.0 0.00 14.7-79.23
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 35.6 0.03 24.743.70
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 18.3 0.02 0.0
69 Ceramic products 2.5 0.00 3.2-20.32
70 Glass and glassware 36.8 0.03 71.6-48.61
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2.8 0.00 22.1-87.54
72 Iron and steel 70.7 0.07 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 452.5 0.42 2,284.1-80.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 115.7-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 168.9 0.16 105.759.88
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 175.3 0.16 204.7-14.37
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 9.4-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 158.0 0.15 233.5-32.32
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 30.8 0.03 17.971.58
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,176.6 4.78 4,164.224.31
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 2,569.8 2.37 3,584.1-28.30
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 549.3 0.51 314.174.89
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,873.3 1.73 417.6348.60
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 352.9 0.33 205.471.85
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 191.7 0.18 35.0447.80
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,780.7 2.57 4,599.9-39.55
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 147.2 0.14 82.877.74
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 29.1 0.03 313.1-90.69
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 68.4 0.06 221.0-69.03
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 53.3 0.05 200.5-73.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 45.3 0.04 12.8255.36
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 123.1 0.11 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,181.4 2.02 1,603.636.03

US Imports from Croatia

The major share of US imports from Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 50.21% of US total imports from Croatia (39.13% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.54% of US total imports from Croatia (14.78% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.89% of US total imports from Croatia (4.27% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.30% of US total imports from Croatia (4.27% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.83% of US total imports from Croatia (9.68% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.47% of US total imports from Croatia (1.91% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $2.9 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.2 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 $0.9 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $0.9 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 $0.9 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $0.5 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $15.2 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $11.7 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1.2 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 $0.9 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US imports from Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 2.4 0.00 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 384.5 0.30 32.91,068.58
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 115.9 0.09 118.4-2.11
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 0.01 21.4-37.26
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 199.7 0.15 108.983.34
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 27.9 0.02 9.4195.45
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 538.2 0.42 393.836.64
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 58.7 0.05 120.3-51.18
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 93.3 0.07 238.7-60.94
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 100.8 0.08 156.0-35.40
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 708.5 0.55 783.5-9.58
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,374.3 1.06 918.749.59
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,129.0 0.87 1,745.6-35.32
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,163.5 0.90 1,044.511.39
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 405.5 0.31 444.2-8.71
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,359.1 1.83 2,324.91.47
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 11,707.1-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 854.2 0.66 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 2,368.5 1.83 1,748.935.43
30 Pharmaceutical products 59,125.5 45.75 53,344.110.84
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 10.6 0.01 6.662.21
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,078.6 1.61 1,222.370.05
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 16.8 0.01 13.227.59
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 48.1 0.04 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5.5 0.00 10.6-48.26
39 Plastics and articles thereof 292.8 0.23 305.4-4.12
40 Rubber and articles thereof 79.4 0.06 68.715.59
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 88.3 0.07 135.5-34.83
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.3 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 262.2 0.20 242.28.25
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 21.1 0.02 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 121.8 0.09 7.41,541.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 37.5 0.03 571.1-93.43
52 Cotton 8.8 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,083.4 0.84 857.026.41
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,215.6 1.71 2,151.52.98
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 68.0 0.05 71.0-4.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,171.9 1.68 3,087.6-29.66
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5.2 0.00 0.0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 5.5 0.00 14.9-62.72
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 253.0 0.20 0.0
69 Ceramic products 23.3 0.02 86.8-73.13
70 Glass and glassware 1,164.1 0.90 825.541.03
72 Iron and steel 23.7 0.02 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 909.7 0.70 348.6160.96
74 Copper and articles thereof 35.0 0.03 3.5886.67
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 189.4-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 419.6 0.32 1,629.2-74.24
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 22.6-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 384.0 0.30 396.5-3.16
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 125.8 0.10 182.2-30.93
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 16,136.7 12.49 13,266.021.64
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 6,466.6 5.00 7,396.2-12.57
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 5.6 0.00 175.1-96.80
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,290.6 1.00 49.72,494.76
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 31.9 0.02 9.4239.77
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 95.8 0.07 4.71,960.84
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,228.6 0.95 518.3137.07
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 33.4-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 17,893.9 13.85 33,063.2-45.88
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 1,449.4 1.12 558.3159.63
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 94.4 0.07 77.921.14
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 7.2-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 212.3 0.16 476.2-55.41
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,335.4 1.03 1,535.9-13.06
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce