US trade (export - import) with Georgia in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

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

US Trade with Georgia

In 2013, US trade with Georgia totaled $784.0 million, up 0.57% ($4.5 million) from 2012.

US exports to Georgia in 2013 totaled $601.3 million, up 11.09% ($60.0 million) from 2012.

US imports from Georgia in 2013 were $182.8 million, down 23.31% ($55.5 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Georgia in 2013 was $418.5 million, a 38.15% increase ($115.5 million) over 2012.

Georgia was the US 106th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 104th in 2012), accounting for 0.0201% of US total trade (just as in 2012).

Georgia was the US 96th largest export market in 2013 (down from 95th in 2012), accounting for 0.0381% of US total exports (up from 0.0350% in 2012).

Georgia was the US 113th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 107th in 2012), accounting for 0.0079% of US total imports (down from 0.0102% in 2012).

US Exports to Georgia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 61.23% of US total exports to Georgia (49.34% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.41% of US total exports to Georgia (24.05% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.74% of US total exports to Georgia (16.20% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.13% of US total exports to Georgia (3.96% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.53% of US total exports to Georgia (1.42% in 2012).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $64.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $23.8 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $10.7 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $6.9 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $5.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4.0 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3.0 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $2.3 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $2.1 million.

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

  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $26.7 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $13.0 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $5.3 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $3.5 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $3.0 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $2.8 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $2.8 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $2.8 million.
US exports to Georgia 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 90,929.7 15.12 93,719.7-2.98
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,486.0 0.58 2,409.944.65
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,201.7 0.37 70.63,019.78
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 184.0 0.03 37.5390.47
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 49.4 0.01 100.0-50.64
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 27.7 0.00 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,188.9 0.20 2,379.1-50.03
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 13.6 0.00 0.0
10 Cereals 51.6 0.01 1,761.1-97.07
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 54.1 0.01 16.4229.38
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 124.8 0.02 93.134.05
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 10.1 0.00 8.420.69
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 49.2 0.01 12.0310.40
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3.6 0.00 3,519.3-99.90
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 103.4 0.02 577.7-82.11
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 67.1 0.01 136.7-50.91
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 40.4 0.01 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 39.0 0.01 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 76.3 0.01 130.6-41.58
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,353.3 0.23 4,320.0-68.67
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,980.7 1.16 4,349.960.48
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,297.6 0.55 16,254.8-79.71
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 387.4 0.06 252.053.76
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 220.5 0.04 133.265.53
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,439.1 0.24 768.887.19
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 46,855.9 7.79 73,602.7-36.34
29 Organic chemicals 5,749.1 0.96 720.4698.07
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,820.9 0.80 1,827.5163.80
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 480.7 0.08 379.526.66
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,256.4 0.21 390.2222.02
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 524.9 0.09 197.1166.34
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 35.2 0.01 96.2-63.39
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 15.0 0.00 204.6-92.69
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 41.1 0.01 178.6-76.99
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,224.1 0.87 2,904.379.87
39 Plastics and articles thereof 16,225.2 2.70 5,552.0192.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,400.0 0.23 1,637.1-14.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,081.2 0.18 30.73,420.77
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 597.6-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 236.4 0.04 633.7-62.69
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 7.6 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 247.6 0.04 619.4-60.02
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 384.7 0.06 172.8122.63
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 111.5 0.02 44.6149.86
52 Cotton 501.8 0.08 182.3175.30
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 126.2-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 265.3 0.04 312.8-15.20
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 162.0 0.03 139.815.88
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 29.9 0.00 47.3-36.87
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 12.0 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 35.5 0.01 370.7-90.44
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,484.5 1.24 12,741.8-41.26
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 701.9 0.12 976.1-28.09
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,627.5 0.60 6,410.3-43.41
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8.3 0.00 119.7-93.07
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 156.2 0.03 755.9-79.34
69 Ceramic products 261.5 0.04 46.0468.76
70 Glass and glassware 332.4 0.06 92.7258.74
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 498.7 0.08 342.345.71
72 Iron and steel 18.4 0.00 1,407.8-98.69
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,223.9 0.37 5,585.9-60.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 210.3 0.03 99.2112.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 20.8-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 109.6 0.02 117.2-6.49
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6.4 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 491.5 0.08 379.229.59
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 131.4 0.02 86.651.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 53,568.3 8.91 29,730.980.18
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 16,459.6 2.74 15,009.09.66
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 278,191.1 46.27 213,771.630.13
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,429.6 0.24 878.262.79
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 7,450.7 1.24 527.41,312.78
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,074.2 1.84 7,112.855.69
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 351.1 0.06 128.1173.98
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 195.1 0.03 56.6244.60
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,465.8 0.24 1,966.2-25.45
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 2,225.0 0.37 2,805.9-20.70
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,694.0 0.28 2,584.4-34.45
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 94.8 0.02 95.1-0.36
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 165.6 0.03 53.6208.99
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 12,542.8 2.09 15,322.4-18.14

US Imports from Georgia

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 60.15% of US total imports from Georgia (53.55% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 28.24% of US total imports from Georgia (42.40% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.15% of US total imports from Georgia (0.00% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.59% of US total imports from Georgia (1.48% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.37% of US total imports from Georgia (0.55% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.03% of US total imports from Georgia (0.95% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Georgia 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 $10.9 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $1.5 million.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $48.8 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $17.9 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $0.9 million.
US imports from Georgia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 6.2-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 29.9-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7.0 0.00 144.7-95.18
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4.2 0.00 2.381.68
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,457.5 1.34 954.9157.34
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 56.3 0.03 94.2-40.29
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,200.7 1.20 2,297.2-4.20
26 Ores, slag and ash 303.0 0.17 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 10,930.1 5.98 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 7,887.3 4.31 7,868.90.23
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 199.2-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 18.3-100.00
31 Fertilizers 43,635.5 23.87 92,415.5-52.78
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4.8 0.00 411.9-98.83
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 7.7-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10.6 0.01 13.0-18.69
39 Plastics and articles thereof 15.9 0.01 55.4-71.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 74.3 0.04 59.524.85
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 7.4-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 20.2 0.01 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 60.6 0.03 10.2491.56
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 96.1-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2.0 0.00 4.5-56.12
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 694.4 0.38 961.5-27.78
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,814.3 0.99 134.11,253.06
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 110.8-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 1.2-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.1 0.00 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 5.8 0.00 0.0
72 Iron and steel 109,582.1 59.95 127,439.9-14.01
73 Articles of iron or steel 164.1 0.09 175.5-6.50
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 22.8 0.01 5.2341.34
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 174.0 0.10 3.74,573.30
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 968.4 0.53 1,312.1-26.19
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 621.2 0.34 566.99.57
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 113.9 0.06 84.934.20
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 178.9 0.10 303.7-41.10
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 4.7 0.00 31.8-85.09
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5.0 0.00 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 76.0 0.04 926.7-91.80
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 693.0 0.38 1,566.4-55.76
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce