US trade with Dominica in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Mar 27, 2018

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

US Trade with Dominica

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Dominica totaled $81.2 million, up 429.96% ($65.9 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Dominica in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $80.7 million, up 466.45% ($66.5 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Dominica in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $0.5 million, down 52.86% ($0.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Dominica in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $80.2 million, a 508.90% increase ($67.1 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Dominica was the US 130th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 166th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0082% of US total trade (up from 0.0019% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Dominica was the US 110th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 150th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0212% of US total exports (up from 0.0041% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Dominica was the US 195th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 183rd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (down from 0.0002% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Dominica

The major share of US exports to Dominica 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) - 79.46% of US total exports to Dominica (5.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.58% of US total exports to Dominica (38.96% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.49% of US total exports to Dominica (12.92% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.40% of US total exports to Dominica (13.85% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.17% of US total exports to Dominica (7.18% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.76% of US total exports to Dominica (3.78% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.60% of US total exports to Dominica (1.66% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Dominica 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 $63,337.6 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $270.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Dominica 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) - a decrease of $618.2 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $559.9 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $458.8 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 $432.0 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $385.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $338.2 thousand.
US exports to Dominica 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 855.3 1.06 943.5-9.35
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 214.3 0.27 41.9410.88
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4.2 0.01 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 86.4 0.11 43.797.63
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 38.4 0.05 14.2171.13
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 22.0 0.03 16.037.65
10 Cereals 40.6 0.05 15.3166.25
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 7.0 0.01 2.8151.29
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 42.8 0.05 8.8385.13
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 15.8 0.02 14.49.55
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 104.6 0.13 99.35.34
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 10.7 0.01 3.1243.70
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 7.0 0.01 32.8-78.65
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 197.5 0.24 171.814.96
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 46.7 0.06 35.531.37
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 124.7 0.15 210.1-40.67
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 169.5 0.21 128.931.44
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 20.4 0.03 46.0-55.64
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 25.6 0.03 14.182.12
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 64,125.4 79.42 787.98,039.29
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3.1 0.00 23.7-86.86
29 Organic chemicals 62.8 0.08 56.411.28
30 Pharmaceutical products 93.6 0.12 110.2-15.12
31 Fertilizers 4.0 0.00 25.1-83.95
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 97.1 0.12 257.1-62.23
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 210.3 0.26 185.213.55
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 72.1 0.09 82.6-12.65
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 17.7 0.02 12.838.35
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3.7 0.00 29.7-87.52
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 130.3 0.16 100.529.67
39 Plastics and articles thereof 381.9 0.47 941.8-59.45
40 Rubber and articles thereof 54.4 0.07 144.1-62.28
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 6.9 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) 24.6 0.03 25.9-5.06
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 801.3 0.99 800.60.08
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 85.7 0.11 115.3-25.68
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 56.9 0.07 107.4-47.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 2.8 0.00 5.4-48.53
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 29.4 0.04 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 15.1-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4.9 0.01 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 65.5 0.08 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 27.5-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12.0 0.01 35.8-66.47
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 286.0 0.35 15.41,761.83
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 65.5 0.08 101.2-35.32
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 5.3 0.01 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 13.2 0.02 26.1-49.47
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 29.1 0.04 414.7-92.98
69 Ceramic products 34.9 0.04 62.2-43.88
70 Glass and glassware 60.3 0.07 38.257.65
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 58.6 0.07 22.5160.39
72 Iron and steel 14.6 0.02 52.9-72.34
73 Articles of iron or steel 325.2 0.40 149.7117.18
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 31.4-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 16.8 0.02 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 144.6 0.18 129.611.64
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3.5 0.00 2.824.79
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2.9 0.00 3.0-2.20
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 25.0 0.03 101.4-75.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 77.5 0.10 62.224.63
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,590.8 1.97 2,209.0-27.98
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 1,120.6 1.39 1,552.6-27.83
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 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 518.6 0.64 977.4-46.94
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 468.1 0.58 806.3-41.95
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4.7 0.01 6.6-28.06
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 9.2 0.01 0.0
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 448.0 0.55 406.410.24
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4.4 0.01 72.0-93.91
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 107.2 0.13 229.3-53.23

US Imports from Dominica

The major share of US imports from Dominica 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) - 26.45% of US total imports from Dominica (58.43% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 8.44% of US total imports from Dominica (9.02% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.01% of US total imports from Dominica (2.71% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.01% of US total imports from Dominica (19.30% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Dominica 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 $14.2 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $4.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $2.9 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $2.3 thousand.

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

  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $390.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $111.5 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 $90.1 thousand;
  • 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 $54.3 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $52.4 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $49.9 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $6.3 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $4.0 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $3.5 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $3.3 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 $2.3 thousand.
US imports from Dominica 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
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 30.5 6.01 25.619.10
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 134.3 26.45 186.7-28.04
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 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 390.5-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 49.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.9 0.57 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 42.9 8.44 97.2-55.89
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14.2 2.79 0.0
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 6.2 1.22 96.3-93.58
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 111.5-100.00
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 1.1 0.21 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2.3 0.46 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce