US trade with Ecuador in the first nine months of 2017

Published or Updated: Jun 08, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Ecuador in the first nine months of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Ecuador

In the first nine months of 2017, US trade with Ecuador totaled $8.3 billion, up 6.69% ($0.5 billion) from the first nine months of 2016.

US exports to Ecuador in the first nine months of 2017 totaled $3.3 billion, up 12.20% ($0.4 billion) from the first nine months of 2016.

US imports from Ecuador in the first nine months of 2017 totaled $5.0 billion, up 3.29% ($0.2 billion) from the first nine months of 2016.

US trade deficit with Ecuador in the first nine months of 2017 was $1.6 billion, a 11.05% decrease ($0.2 billion) over the first nine months of 2016.

Ecuador was the US 43rd largest trading partner in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 40th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.2865% of US total trade (down from 0.2983% in the first nine months of 2016).

Ecuador was the US 44th largest export market in the first nine months of 2017 (up from 45th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.2939% of US total exports (up from 0.2820% in the first nine months of 2016).

Ecuador was the US 40th largest supplier in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 37th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.2817% of US total imports (down from 0.3094% in the first nine months of 2016).

US Exports to Ecuador

The major share of US exports to Ecuador in the first nine months of 2017 (and in the first nine months of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 44.41% of US total exports to Ecuador (45.85% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 25.40% of US total exports to Ecuador (23.79% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.16% of US total exports to Ecuador (12.45% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.32% of US total exports to Ecuador (7.70% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.82% of US total exports to Ecuador (3.91% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.84% of US total exports to Ecuador (1.57% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.35% of US total exports to Ecuador (1.03% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Ecuador in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months 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 $118.2 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) - an increase of $76.0 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $35.5 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $35.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $19.5 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $11.5 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Ecuador in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $53.6 million.
US exports to Ecuador in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 1,446.9 0.04 562.5157.23
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,442.5 0.07 1,472.265.91
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5,107.9 0.15 3,724.237.16
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 984.5 0.03 525.487.39
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 16,829.1 0.50 9,071.885.51
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 718.0 0.02 456.857.19
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,566.1 0.11 1,048.9239.99
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 8,758.0 0.26 5,042.973.67
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 390.5 0.01 165.4136.12
10 Cereals 48,468.3 1.45 44,190.79.68
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 128.5 0.00 70.282.91
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 12,951.5 0.39 8,388.554.39
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 778.6 0.02 733.36.18
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 3.0 0.00 5.8-49.35
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 930.1 0.03 895.43.88
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 4,276.5 0.13 3,178.234.56
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,204.5 0.07 1,293.270.46
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,128.7 0.09 2,624.419.22
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,028.9 0.12 2,405.367.50
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,644.1 0.05 1,047.956.89
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 18,239.8 0.55 17,046.37.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,119.7 0.18 3,609.569.54
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 68,327.7 2.04 121,931.2-43.96
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 24.5 0.00 24.6-0.18
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,931.2 0.12 3,347.817.42
26 Ores, slag and ash 9.4 0.00 44.7-78.97
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,482,246.6 44.29 1,364,025.38.67
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9,967.7 0.30 9,328.76.85
29 Organic chemicals 27,950.9 0.84 27,216.72.70
30 Pharmaceutical products 24,143.8 0.72 22,276.28.38
31 Fertilizers 12,324.0 0.37 8,886.038.69
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 23,104.7 0.69 19,235.720.11
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 17,549.8 0.52 12,349.742.11
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 20,090.7 0.60 17,656.413.79
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 7,657.9 0.23 7,178.66.68
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,895.3 0.06 1,508.725.62
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 6,750.6 0.20 9,408.3-28.25
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 62,996.8 1.88 63,441.6-0.70
39 Plastics and articles thereof 176,903.4 5.29 157,388.312.40
40 Rubber and articles thereof 15,596.6 0.47 15,434.71.05
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 4.6 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,851.5 0.06 1,637.613.07
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 41.3 0.00 122.3-66.26
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,574.0 0.05 1,386.613.51
45 Cork and articles of cork 3.4 0.00 2.727.74
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 28.1 0.00 7.3287.36
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 15,237.2 0.46 13,825.210.21
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 106,800.1 3.19 97,139.39.95
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,278.2 0.13 4,325.8-1.10
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 12.1-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 11.2 0.00 4.1174.09
52 Cotton 21,599.2 0.65 14,169.652.43
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 34.6 0.00 25.734.52
54 Man-made filaments 793.3 0.02 466.270.16
55 Man-made staple fibers 479.9 0.01 330.245.32
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,505.7 0.10 1,569.0123.44
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 783.1 0.02 449.874.09
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 354.2 0.01 343.63.09
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,744.4 0.14 3,731.127.16
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 331.8 0.01 440.8-24.72
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,670.6 0.11 3,036.920.87
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,239.5 0.16 3,030.572.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,794.6 0.05 1,520.418.04
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 945.4 0.03 1,116.6-15.33
65 Headgear and parts thereof 300.4 0.01 217.937.88
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 76.4 0.00 5.71,244.46
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 505.3 0.02 275.383.57
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,647.2 0.08 3,521.6-24.83
69 Ceramic products 1,796.7 0.05 1,097.863.67
70 Glass and glassware 5,746.0 0.17 4,368.731.53
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,903.1 0.06 1,188.060.20
72 Iron and steel 39,839.4 1.19 4,351.1815.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 14,455.7 0.43 10,979.131.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,225.8 0.07 1,418.056.96
75 Nickel and articles thereof 140.8 0.00 179.4-21.51
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,321.0 0.13 3,902.110.73
78 Lead and articles thereof 16,190.0 0.48 11,103.645.81
79 Zinc and articles thereof 541.8 0.02 1,546.1-64.96
80 Tin and articles thereof 432.6 0.01 157.6174.49
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 80.8 0.00 180.0-55.11
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 13,319.0 0.40 10,060.032.40
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,431.0 0.10 3,069.911.76
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 376,442.2 11.25 340,905.610.42
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 265,195.9 7.92 189,169.340.19
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 1,300.3 0.04 832.456.21
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 77,764.0 2.32 69,206.612.37
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 34,517.2 1.03 26,522.030.15
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 968.6 0.03 787.423.01
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 93,689.4 2.80 82,164.714.03
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,794.7 0.08 1,788.156.30
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,497.8 0.04 759.197.33
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 226.3 0.01 122.185.27
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 7,741.5 0.23 7,121.78.70
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6,087.0 0.18 4,096.148.61
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,064.9 0.18 3,815.458.96
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 384.2 0.01 257.349.30
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 85,035.3 2.54 80,387.35.78

US Imports from Ecuador

The major share of US imports from Ecuador in the first nine months of 2017 (and in the first nine months of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 60.13% of US total imports from Ecuador (55.25% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 29.71% of US total imports from Ecuador (34.00% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.34% of US total imports from Ecuador (4.26% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.55% of US total imports from Ecuador (1.27% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Ecuador in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months 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 $331.9 million;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $22.1 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $15.4 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Ecuador in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $133.1 million;
  • 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 $89.0 million;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $15.1 million.
US imports from Ecuador in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 216.9 0.00 288.8-24.90
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 528,986.3 10.59 538,569.8-1.78
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 4.8-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,654.5 0.03 1,586.54.29
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 250,538.3 5.02 242,275.43.41
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 47,522.4 0.95 56,510.7-15.91
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 313,365.0 6.27 446,483.9-29.81
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 14,824.9 0.30 14,136.64.87
10 Cereals 1,784.7 0.04 1,975.9-9.68
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 997.4 0.02 772.129.17
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 908.5 0.02 1,549.9-41.38
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 407.3 0.01 108.1276.68
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 110.5 0.00 313.4-64.74
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 17,001.6 0.34 5,153.4229.91
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 98,744.4 1.98 88,518.311.55
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,476.7 0.03 16,534.9-91.07
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 125,860.6 2.52 135,310.9-6.98
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,124.6 0.06 2,667.517.14
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 65,345.6 1.31 69,211.9-5.59
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,272.7 0.05 1,578.044.02
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,369.8 0.03 1,344.31.89
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 6,362.7 0.13 7,019.2-9.35
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 919.6 0.02 12,247.7-92.49
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 72.5 0.00 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 119.5 0.00 51.4132.46
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,003,528.3 60.13 2,671,608.812.42
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5.8 0.00 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 110.0 0.00 58.189.30
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 27.7-100.00
31 Fertilizers 37.0 0.00 28.927.76
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 787.2 0.02 786.60.08
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,473.0 0.03 1,635.7-9.95
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 58.8 0.00 33.078.21
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 33.6 0.00 2.91,079.18
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 90.7 0.00 31.5188.31
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13,660.2 0.27 12,340.010.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 9,266.4 0.19 304.72,941.60
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 126.3 0.00 174.2-27.50
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 164.5 0.00 162.61.22
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 68.2 0.00 142.7-52.22
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 76,342.1 1.53 60,937.525.28
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 97.3 0.00 113.9-14.54
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 583.2 0.01 134.2334.65
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 357.5 0.01 315.913.16
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 7.3 0.00 3.4117.28
52 Cotton 81.1 0.00 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 312.4-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 95.2 0.00 18.6411.68
55 Man-made staple fibers 2.9 0.00 31.1-90.62
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 42.0 0.00 38.010.61
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 8.0 0.00 11.6-31.34
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 9.6 0.00 4.995.20
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7.8 0.00 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.8 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,803.2 0.06 2,798.70.16
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 939.4 0.02 1,004.2-6.45
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 590.0 0.01 452.230.47
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 43.2 0.00 31.238.42
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,153.7 0.04 3,300.2-34.74
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.6-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1.1 0.00 2.9-64.08
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 775.0 0.02 700.210.69
69 Ceramic products 5,922.1 0.12 5,196.813.96
70 Glass and glassware 4,643.7 0.09 2,235.5107.72
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 117,047.5 2.34 206,006.8-43.18
72 Iron and steel 778.9 0.02 73.5959.98
73 Articles of iron or steel 927.6 0.02 1,177.9-21.25
74 Copper and articles thereof 826.2 0.02 526.356.98
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 14.7-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 13,355.6 0.27 4,480.2198.10
78 Lead and articles thereof 31,639.9 0.63 9,504.6232.89
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 80.0 0.00 137.4-41.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 740.2 0.01 654.513.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,967.8 0.08 7,097.9-44.10
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 15,636.8 0.31 10,285.052.04
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 8.7 0.00 302.8-97.14
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 430.2 0.01 47.0814.41
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,013.0 0.02 429.6135.78
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 435.6-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
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 2,019.3 0.04 2,296.6-12.08
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 237.6 0.00 121.994.91
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 122.7 0.00 218.3-43.78
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 487.2 0.01 553.0-11.90
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 196,824.3 3.94 182,315.27.96
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce