US trade (export - import) with Dominica in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Dominica in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Dominica

In 2014, US trade with Dominica was $65.8 million, down 18.13% ($14.6 million) from 2013.

US exports to Dominica in 2014 were $64.2 million, down 17.38% ($13.5 million) from 2013.

US imports from Dominica in 2014 were $1.6 million, down 39.64% ($1.1 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Dominica in 2014 was $62.5 million, a 16.57% decrease ($12.4 million) over 2013.

Dominica was the US 172nd largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 170th in 2013), accounting for 0.0016% of US total trade (down from 0.0021% in 2013).

Dominica was the US 157th largest export market in 2014 (down from 154th in 2013), accounting for 0.0040% of US total exports (down from 0.0049% in 2013).

Dominica was the US 193rd largest supplier in 2014 (down from 188th in 2013), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in 2013).

US Exports to Dominica

The major share of US exports to Dominica in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 34.08% of US total exports to Dominica (20.79% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.20% of US total exports to Dominica (16.97% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.76% of US total exports to Dominica (9.74% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.62% of US total exports to Dominica (3.32% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.48% of US total exports to Dominica (4.86% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.27% of US total exports to Dominica (23.88% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.12% of US total exports to Dominica (0.95% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Dominica in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $2,820.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,447.3 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,354.1 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $873.0 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $647.5 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $425.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $405.1 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 $365.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $299.7 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $259.9 thousand;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $255.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $236.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $233.1 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $211.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Dominica in 2014 over 2013 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 $16,811.5 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,843.8 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1,009.0 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $734.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $528.5 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $449.7 thousand;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $413.4 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $397.3 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $337.6 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $262.0 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $261.8 thousand;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - a decrease of $224.3 thousand.
US exports to Dominica in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 4,575.7 7.13 4,364.14.85
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 152.3 0.24 5.52,668.62
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 503.3 0.78 403.724.66
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 57.5 0.09 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 50.0 0.08 70.1-28.67
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 51.0 0.08 448.3-88.62
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 23.3 0.04 24.6-5.46
10 Cereals 53.5 0.08 40.531.98
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 27.8 0.04 24.613.13
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 48.3 0.08 38.226.59
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 18.1 0.03 4.2333.41
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 5.7 0.01 9.0-37.38
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,775.1 4.32 4,618.9-39.92
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 432.5 0.67 195.7121.02
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 7.0 0.01 91.6-92.38
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 83.3 0.13 496.7-83.23
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 558.4 0.87 463.120.58
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 710.0 1.11 304.9132.84
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,057.5 1.65 976.18.33
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 400.0 0.62 521.3-23.27
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 91.2 0.14 68.732.63
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3.4 0.01 10.3-67.25
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 60.9 0.09 322.9-81.13
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 20.3-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,395.5 2.17 18,206.9-92.34
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 466.9 0.73 656.3-28.86
29 Organic chemicals 126.2 0.20 99.626.71
30 Pharmaceutical products 258.0 0.40 272.7-5.42
31 Fertilizers 57.2 0.09 93.2-38.69
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 791.8 1.23 702.512.71
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,963.2 3.06 1,090.280.08
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 354.6 0.55 503.0-29.51
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 69.0 0.11 26.8157.71
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 17.7 0.03 89.0-80.08
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 608.2 0.95 445.736.45
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,681.1 2.62 2,690.1-37.51
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,156.4 1.80 896.528.99
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 9.4 0.01 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 83.1 0.13 125.0-33.51
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,098.5 3.27 2,548.1-17.65
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 138.4-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 531.2 0.83 792.9-33.01
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 246.3 0.38 296.7-16.98
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
52 Cotton 11.1 0.02 14.3-22.31
54 Man-made filaments 13.6 0.02 50.4-73.04
55 Man-made staple fibers 14.4 0.02 3.5309.50
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 29.9 0.05 52.0-42.47
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 45.5 0.07 49.6-8.12
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 6.9 0.01 5.720.14
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 67.6 0.11 85.3-20.72
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 99.4 0.15 21.5362.52
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 107.7 0.17 124.3-13.35
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 263.0 0.41 257.82.01
65 Headgear and parts thereof 13.9 0.02 0.0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 11.0 0.02 7.645.45
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 35.8 0.06 61.6-41.84
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 200.9 0.31 193.33.91
69 Ceramic products 197.2 0.31 126.456.02
70 Glass and glassware 191.3 0.30 108.376.68
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 211.4 0.33 196.97.33
72 Iron and steel 19.9 0.03 172.1-88.42
73 Articles of iron or steel 796.4 1.24 1,133.9-29.77
74 Copper and articles thereof 347.7 0.54 193.879.43
75 Nickel and articles thereof 255.1 0.40 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,051.1 1.64 626.067.90
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 16.6 0.03 9.868.71
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 62.1 0.10 253.7-75.52
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 418.8 0.65 185.7125.51
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,894.2 12.30 6,446.922.45
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 8,259.8 12.87 5,439.351.85
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 37.3 0.06 86.7-56.94
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,407.8 3.75 1,053.7128.51
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 29.1 0.05 0.0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 698.7 1.09 51.31,263.09
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,545.6 3.97 3,074.1-17.19
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 47.4 0.07 57.5-17.53
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 295.6 0.46 519.9-43.15
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 55.5 0.09 22.8143.61
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 1,576.7 2.46 1,211.730.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 115.5 0.18 90.927.10
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,192.2 1.86 892.533.58
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 14.9 0.02 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 10,867.6 16.93 11,601.7-6.33

US Imports from Dominica

The major share of US imports from Dominica in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 29.93% of US total imports from Dominica (22.50% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 17.74% of US total imports from Dominica (39.82% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 9.03% of US total imports from Dominica (2.61% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.88% of US total imports from Dominica (8.85% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.66% of US total imports from Dominica (3.37% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Dominica in 2014 over 2013 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) - an increase of $86.3 thousand;
  • 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 $30.4 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $29.5 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $28.1 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $14.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $7.9 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $5.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Dominica in 2014 over the 2013 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) - a decrease of $794.5 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $133.4 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $112.6 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $76.0 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) - a decrease of $47.4 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $34.5 thousand;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $28.7 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $15.9 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $13.8 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $10.5 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 $8.1 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $7.5 thousand.
US imports from Dominica in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 73.8 4.48 186.4-60.41
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 15.9-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 26.6 1.61 12.0121.91
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 7.2 0.44 21.0-65.55
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5.7 0.35 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 36.4 2.21 6.0507.69
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 314.2 19.07 447.6-29.81
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 109.4 6.64 156.8-30.22
39 Plastics and articles thereof 33.1 2.01 3.6817.80
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.7 0.04 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2.9 0.17 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1.5 0.09 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 292.2 17.74 1,086.7-73.11
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 7.5-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 10.5-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10.8 0.66 45.3-76.14
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 28.7-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 30.0 1.82 30.6-2.00
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 25.5 1.55 33.6-24.16
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 93.3 5.66 7.01,242.00
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 0.6 0.04 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 28.1 1.70 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7.9 0.48 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 547.4 33.23 623.5-12.19
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce