US trade (export - import) with Dominica in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Dominica in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Dominica

In 2013, US trade with Dominica was $80.4 million, down 0.46% ($0.4 million) from 2012.

US exports to Dominica in 2013 were $77.7 million, down 1.58% ($1.2 million) from 2012.

US imports from Dominica in 2013 totaled $2.7 million, up 47.40% ($0.9 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Dominica in 2013 was $75.0 million, a 2.76% decrease ($2.1 million) over 2012.

Dominica was the US 170th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 168th in 2012), accounting for 0.0021% of US total trade (just as in 2012).

Dominica was the US 154th largest export market in 2013 (down from 152nd in 2012), accounting for 0.0049% of US total exports (down from 0.0051% in 2012).

Dominica was the US 188th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 192nd in 2012), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in 2012).

US Exports to Dominica

The major share of US exports to Dominica in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 23.88% of US total exports to Dominica (9.69% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 20.79% of US total exports to Dominica (23.67% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.97% of US total exports to Dominica (27.67% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.74% of US total exports to Dominica (9.33% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.86% of US total exports to Dominica (6.49% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.32% of US total exports to Dominica (3.18% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.95% of US total exports to Dominica (1.24% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Dominica in 2013 over 2012 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 $10,819.3 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,481.3 thousand;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - an increase of $516.9 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $476.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $461.2 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $325.0 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $289.9 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $269.6 thousand;
  • 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 $247.6 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $235.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Dominica in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $7,762.2 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $1,840.2 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,671.8 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 $1,156.3 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1,069.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $813.1 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $508.0 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $434.9 thousand;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $404.9 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $354.6 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $299.8 thousand;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $299.0 thousand.
US exports to Dominica in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 14.4-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 4,364.1 5.62 4,320.41.01
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5.5 0.01 37.7-85.41
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 403.7 0.52 702.7-42.55
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 70.1 0.09 61.613.78
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 448.3 0.58 158.4182.97
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 24.6 0.03 28.4-13.14
10 Cereals 40.5 0.05 7,802.8-99.48
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 24.6 0.03 48.3-49.18
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 38.2 0.05 1,878.4-97.97
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 4.2 0.01 0.0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 9.0 0.01 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,618.9 5.95 4,383.15.38
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 195.7 0.25 223.4-12.42
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 91.6 0.12 113.3-19.19
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 496.7 0.64 360.737.73
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 463.1 0.60 510.6-9.30
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 304.9 0.39 278.09.68
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 976.1 1.26 515.089.56
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 521.3 0.67 307.869.38
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 68.7 0.09 84.1-18.32
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 10.3 0.01 2.9248.98
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 322.9 0.42 261.723.37
26 Ores, slag and ash 20.3 0.03 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 18,206.9 23.44 7,387.6146.45
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 656.3 0.84 548.119.73
29 Organic chemicals 99.6 0.13 196.9-49.40
30 Pharmaceutical products 272.7 0.35 238.914.16
31 Fertilizers 93.2 0.12 39.5135.99
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 702.5 0.90 906.7-22.52
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,090.2 1.40 1,200.7-9.21
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 503.0 0.65 444.713.12
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 26.8 0.03 18.246.92
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 5.9-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 89.0 0.11 48.782.51
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 445.7 0.57 1,258.8-64.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,690.1 3.46 1,208.8122.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 896.5 1.15 1,251.0-28.34
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 131.2-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 125.0 0.16 20.2520.17
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,548.1 3.28 2,223.114.62
45 Cork and articles of cork 138.4 0.18 209.1-33.81
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 792.9 1.02 2,464.8-67.83
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 296.7 0.38 221.933.70
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 5.2 0.01 0.0
52 Cotton 14.3 0.02 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 50.4 0.06 34.048.19
55 Man-made staple fibers 3.5 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 52.0 0.07 7.5593.19
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 49.6 0.06 8.9457.98
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 48.7-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5.7 0.01 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 20.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 85.3 0.11 214.7-60.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 21.5 0.03 131.7-83.69
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 124.3 0.16 135.8-8.44
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 257.8 0.33 308.1-16.32
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 6.8-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 7.6 0.01 12.9-41.31
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 61.6 0.08 52.916.39
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 193.3 0.25 206.6-6.41
69 Ceramic products 126.4 0.16 134.4-5.94
70 Glass and glassware 108.3 0.14 88.821.94
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 196.9 0.25 114.172.53
72 Iron and steel 172.1 0.22 471.9-63.52
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,133.9 1.46 657.972.35
74 Copper and articles thereof 193.8 0.25 61.8213.74
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 626.0 0.81 522.919.73
78 Lead and articles thereof 2.9 0.00 407.8-99.29
79 Zinc and articles thereof 9.8 0.01 14.8-33.50
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 253.7 0.33 122.9106.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 185.7 0.24 250.3-25.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,446.9 8.30 6,954.9-7.30
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 5,439.3 7.00 6,595.6-17.53
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 86.7 0.11 12.6585.61
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,053.7 1.36 1,136.6-7.30
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 57.9-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 51.3 0.07 1,120.3-95.42
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,074.1 3.96 2,804.69.61
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 57.5 0.07 44.329.83
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 519.9 0.67 2.917,618.20
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 22.8 0.03 21.94.14
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 1,211.7 1.56 964.125.68
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 90.9 0.12 123.9-26.61
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 892.5 1.15 885.70.76
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 8.4-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 11,601.7 14.93 12,036.6-3.61

US Imports from Dominica

The major share of US imports from Dominica in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 39.82% of US total imports from Dominica (34.43% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 22.50% of US total imports from Dominica (22.30% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.85% of US total imports from Dominica (10.96% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.37% of US total imports from Dominica (8.70% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.61% of US total imports from Dominica (4.97% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Dominica in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $449.3 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $287.3 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $136.8 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $73.1 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $56.4 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $12.0 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $9.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Dominica in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $39.2 thousand;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $38.3 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $20.0 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $18.3 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $16.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $10.3 thousand;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $9.0 thousand.
US imports from Dominica in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2.8 0.10 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 9.0-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 186.4 6.83 113.464.46
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 15.9 0.58 55.1-71.09
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 12.0 0.44 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 21.0 0.77 11.878.56
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3.4 0.12 13.7-75.10
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6.0 0.22 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 447.6 16.40 310.844.04
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 156.8 5.75 100.556.12
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3.6 0.13 1.7113.90
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 1.8-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,086.7 39.82 637.470.48
73 Articles of iron or steel 7.5 0.28 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 10.5 0.38 30.5-65.67
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 45.3 1.66 63.5-28.77
78 Lead and articles thereof 28.7 1.05 67.0-57.13
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 30.6 1.12 47.0-34.96
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 33.6 1.23 38.3-12.39
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7.0 0.25 6.64.97
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 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 623.5 22.85 336.285.45
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce