US trade with Georgia in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 27, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Georgia in the 4th quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Georgia

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Georgia totaled $145.9 million, up 45.31% ($45.5 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Georgia in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $107.6 million, up 23.46% ($20.4 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Georgia in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $38.3 million, up 188.58% ($25.1 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Georgia in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $69.2 million, a 6.25% decrease ($4.6 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Georgia was the US 114th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 120th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0140% of US total trade (up from 0.0104% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Georgia was the US 106th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 104th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0264% of US total exports (up from 0.0230% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Georgia was the US 115th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 134th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0060% of US total imports (up from 0.0023% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Georgia

The major share of US exports to Georgia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 70.12% of US total exports to Georgia (76.30% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.04% of US total exports to Georgia (7.43% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.18% of US total exports to Georgia (11.55% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.49% of US total exports to Georgia (1.01% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Georgia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 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 $17.8 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3.7 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $3.5 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3.5 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $2.4 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Georgia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $5.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $1.5 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) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US exports to Georgia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 7,691.8 7.15 6,433.519.56
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 991.2 0.92 710.239.57
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 67.9 0.06 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11.2 0.01 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 14.6 0.01 34.7-57.95
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 134.9 0.13 429.4-68.58
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.6 0.00 18.9-80.95
10 Cereals 16.8 0.02 23.4-28.26
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 29.4-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5.4 0.00 41.4-87.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 24.0-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3.8 0.00 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 122.0 0.11 241.4-49.49
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,733.2 1.61 1,706.31.58
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 137.1 0.13 372.1-63.16
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 11.1 0.01 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 11.1 0.01 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 111.5 0.10 157.4-29.21
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 30.1 0.03 115.0-73.80
29 Organic chemicals 3,652.6 3.40 192.21,800.78
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,345.5 4.04 619.5601.46
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13.1 0.01 282.7-95.38
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 756.4 0.70 586.828.90
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 7.7 0.01 132.4-94.18
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 13.4 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,753.9 3.49 258.01,355.10
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,581.3 3.33 4,034.6-11.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 27.5 0.03 251.3-89.05
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 321.0 0.30 737.9-56.49
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 20.0-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 26.3-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 53.3 0.05 322.1-83.45
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.7 0.01 16.7-59.88
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 23.8 0.02 12.885.59
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 257.1 0.24 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 32.6 0.03 13.0150.90
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 89.0 0.08 252.5-64.76
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 316.4 0.29 298.95.85
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 215.6 0.20 56.1284.64
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5.6 0.01 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 60.9-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 22.1 0.02 17.327.44
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 17.1 0.02 0.0
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 109.4-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 272.5 0.25 584.4-53.37
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 44.2-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 30.6-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 162.1 0.15 8.31,859.62
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 78.5 0.07 27.5185.43
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 13.6 0.01 71.7-81.04
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,052.6 13.07 19,105.0-26.45
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 2,851.2 2.65 4,170.0-31.63
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 33.5-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 56,486.2 52.52 38,714.045.91
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 180.2 0.17 1,673.1-89.23
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 48.5 0.05 155.4-68.79
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,802.8 1.68 2,616.8-31.11
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,558.3 2.38 140.71,717.85
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 104.6 0.10 221.6-52.80
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 115.5 0.11 381.2-69.70
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4.5 0.00 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 215.8 0.20 495.2-56.43

US Imports from Georgia

The major share of US imports from Georgia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 69.05% of US total imports from Georgia (10.93% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.00% of US total imports from Georgia (43.70% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.64% of US total imports from Georgia (19.08% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.97% of US total imports from Georgia (7.35% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.70% of US total imports from Georgia (8.93% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.31% of US total imports from Georgia (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Georgia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $25.0 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 $1.4 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Georgia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • 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 $0.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US imports from Georgia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 67.0 0.17 18.5261.40
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 660.8-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 11.4 0.03 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 72.5 0.19 177.6-59.19
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 13.3 0.03 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 8.3 0.02 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 480.9 1.25 586.0-17.94
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 53.4 0.14 44.021.54
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,221.7 5.79 1,043.4112.93
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 501.3 1.31 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,401.7 11.48 3,024.745.52
29 Organic chemicals 20.8 0.05 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 64.8 0.17 0.0
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 2,448.5-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 20.2 0.05 0.0
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 0.00 151.4-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 48.5 0.13 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 12.0 0.03 94.8-87.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 33.3 0.09 7.0373.02
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1.2 0.00 78.8-98.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 34.4 0.09 4.0759.73
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 2.8 0.01 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4.0 0.01 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 6.8-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.1 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.4 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 375.2 0.98 455.0-17.55
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,041.2 2.72 725.843.46
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1.6 0.00 5.2-69.91
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2.4 0.01 180.1-98.69
69 Ceramic products 4.3 0.01 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 2.6 0.01 3.9-33.43
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9.7 0.03 5.576.26
72 Iron and steel 26,433.3 68.94 1,414.21,769.08
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 38.4-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 40.3 0.10 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,258.7 3.28 510.3146.65
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 196.6 0.51 163.220.48
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3.0 0.01 150.4-97.98
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 64.8 0.17 151.9-57.36
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5.1 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 43.2 0.11 79.1-45.35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 14.1-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7.6 0.02 50.8-84.96
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 331.0 0.86 366.4-9.67
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 444.3 1.16 617.2-28.02
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce