US trade (export - import) with Georgia in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

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

US Trade with Georgia

In 2014, US trade with Georgia totaled $1,035.1 million, up 32.02% ($251.1 million) from 2013.

US exports to Georgia in 2014 totaled $627.5 million, up 4.37% ($26.3 million) from 2013.

US imports from Georgia in 2014 totaled $407.6 million, up 122.97% ($224.8 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Georgia in 2014 was $220.0 million, a 47.44% decrease ($198.5 million) over 2013.

Georgia was the US 96th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 106th in 2013), accounting for 0.0257% of US total trade (up from 0.0201% in 2013).

Georgia was the US 97th largest export market in 2014 (down from 96th in 2013), accounting for 0.0387% of US total exports (up from 0.0381% in 2013).

Georgia was the US 96th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 113th in 2013), accounting for 0.0169% of US total imports (up from 0.0079% in 2013).

US Exports to Georgia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 69.94% of US total exports to Georgia (61.23% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.20% of US total exports to Georgia (18.41% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.94% of US total exports to Georgia (13.74% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.62% of US total exports to Georgia (2.13% in 2013).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $99.7 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 $6.8 million;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $3.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $3.5 million.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $31.8 million;
  • 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 $18.9 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $7.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $6.0 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $5.2 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $4.9 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $4.2 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $3.9 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $3.7 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $3.4 million.
US exports to Georgia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 54.0 0.01 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 86,994.0 13.86 90,929.7-4.33
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5,358.3 0.85 3,486.053.71
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 470.3 0.07 2,201.7-78.64
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 278.7 0.04 184.051.51
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 49.4-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 48.4 0.01 27.774.53
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,914.3 0.46 1,188.9145.12
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 16.6 0.00 13.621.78
10 Cereals 108.9 0.02 51.6111.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 54.1-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 228.1 0.04 124.882.84
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 10.1 0.00 10.1-0.08
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 49.2-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4.9 0.00 3.636.49
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 213.3 0.03 103.4106.38
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 22.9 0.00 67.1-65.84
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 39.8 0.01 40.4-1.33
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 79.3 0.01 39.0103.12
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 71.4 0.01 76.3-6.38
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,230.0 0.20 1,353.3-9.11
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,850.8 1.25 6,980.712.46
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,880.6 0.30 3,297.6-42.97
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 85.9 0.01 387.4-77.81
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 107.0 0.02 220.5-51.48
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,321.4 0.21 1,439.1-8.18
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 27,939.3 4.45 46,855.9-40.37
29 Organic chemicals 1,566.9 0.25 5,749.1-72.75
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,244.0 0.84 4,820.98.78
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 311.9 0.05 480.7-35.12
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,426.9 0.23 1,256.413.57
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 116.9 0.02 524.9-77.73
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 127.5 0.02 35.2261.91
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 46.1 0.01 15.0208.05
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 70.7 0.01 41.171.90
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,481.9 0.24 5,224.1-71.63
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,222.8 1.63 16,225.2-36.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,293.5 0.21 1,400.0-7.61
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 14.1 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) 4,772.3 0.76 1,081.2341.41
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 69.4 0.01 236.4-70.64
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 35.7 0.01 247.6-85.57
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 642.6 0.10 384.767.03
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 192.7 0.03 111.572.82
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 501.8-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 65.9 0.01 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 60.2 0.01 265.3-77.32
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 64.1 0.01 162.0-60.43
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 29.9-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 12.0-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 134.8 0.02 35.5280.08
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,568.1 0.41 7,484.5-65.69
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 742.7 0.12 701.95.81
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 250.5 0.04 3,627.5-93.09
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10.0 0.00 8.320.58
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 9.2 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 11.5 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 160.4 0.03 156.22.74
69 Ceramic products 263.9 0.04 261.50.91
70 Glass and glassware 305.8 0.05 332.4-7.99
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 77.8 0.01 498.7-84.40
72 Iron and steel 83.0 0.01 18.4351.15
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,344.8 0.37 2,223.95.44
74 Copper and articles thereof 58.9 0.01 210.3-71.99
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,406.7 0.22 109.61,183.24
78 Lead and articles thereof 19.4 0.00 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 136.7 0.02 6.42,031.94
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 462.6 0.07 491.5-5.87
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 621.9 0.10 131.4373.19
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 153,222.3 24.42 53,568.3186.03
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 23,250.2 3.70 16,459.641.26
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 246,427.8 39.27 278,191.1-11.42
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 935.2 0.15 1,429.6-34.58
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 483.6 0.08 7,450.7-93.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 14,570.4 2.32 11,074.231.57
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 39.4 0.01 351.1-88.76
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 195.1-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,881.2 0.46 1,465.896.56
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 2,751.6 0.44 2,225.023.67
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 759.6 0.12 1,694.0-55.16
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 24.9 0.00 94.8-73.70
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 43.2 0.01 165.6-73.91
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 7,324.8 1.17 12,542.8-41.60

US Imports from Georgia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 46.61% of US total imports from Georgia (6.15% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 38.02% of US total imports from Georgia (60.15% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.39% of US total imports from Georgia (28.24% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.38% of US total imports from Georgia (2.59% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.00% of US total imports from Georgia (1.37% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.68% of US total imports from Georgia (1.03% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Georgia 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) - an increase of $179.0 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $45.3 million;
  • 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 $2.0 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $1.4 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Georgia in 2014 over the 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $7.5 million.
US imports from Georgia 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
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2.5 0.00 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 18.9 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 84.6 0.02 7.01,111.95
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 471.1 0.12 4.211,184.53
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 73.0 0.02 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 24.0 0.01 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,268.8 0.56 2,457.5-7.68
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 49.9 0.01 56.3-11.35
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,638.4 0.65 2,200.719.89
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 303.0-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 189,956.6 46.61 10,930.11,637.92
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9,935.1 2.44 7,887.325.96
29 Organic chemicals 164.1 0.04 0.0
31 Fertilizers 36,086.9 8.85 43,635.5-17.30
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 174.1 0.04 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 23.8 0.01 4.8394.45
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10.9 0.00 10.63.22
39 Plastics and articles thereof 44.2 0.01 15.9177.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.8 0.00 74.3-96.24
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.7 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 20.2-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 60.6-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 35.8 0.01 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 5.4 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 2.0-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,045.7 0.50 694.4194.59
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,018.9 0.50 1,814.311.28
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 14.4 0.00 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 1.1-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 30.6 0.01 0.0
69 Ceramic products 18.8 0.00 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 3.6 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 767.4 0.19 5.813,077.20
72 Iron and steel 154,892.0 38.00 109,582.141.35
73 Articles of iron or steel 14.2 0.00 164.1-91.33
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 13.9 0.00 22.8-39.04
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 11.2 0.00 174.0-93.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 13.9 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,133.1 0.52 968.4120.27
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 156.5 0.04 621.2-74.81
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 190.4 0.05 113.967.13
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 308.8 0.08 178.972.64
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 19.8 0.00 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 28.7 0.01 4.7506.59
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 482.7 0.12 76.0535.24
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,336.8 0.57 693.0237.19
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce