US trade (export - import) with Gibraltar in 2017

Published or Updated: May 27, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Gibraltar in 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Gibraltar

In 2017, US trade with Gibraltar was $1,131.8 million, down 36.13% ($640.3 million) from 2016.

US exports to Gibraltar in 2017 were $1,131.1 million, down 36.16% ($640.6 million) from 2016.

US imports from Gibraltar in 2017 totaled $0.6 million, up 78.31% ($0.3 million) from 2016.

US trade surplus with Gibraltar in 2017 was $1,130.5 million, a 36.18% decrease ($640.9 million) over 2016.

Gibraltar was the US 90th largest trading partner in 2017 (down from 79th in 2016), accounting for 0.0286% of US total trade (down from 0.0479% in 2016).

Gibraltar was the US 73rd largest export market in 2017 (down from 63rd in 2016), accounting for 0.0732% of US total exports (down from 0.1219% in 2016).

Gibraltar was the US 210th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 213th in 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (just as in 2016).

US Exports to Gibraltar

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 73.19% of US total exports to Gibraltar (72.89% in 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Gibraltar in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in US exports to Gibraltar in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $463.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $169.9 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $7.0 million.
US exports to Gibraltar in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 86.6 0.01 8.5915.57
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 25.7 0.00 26.0-1.43
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 255.0 0.02 215.518.35
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 329.0 0.03 124.6163.94
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 827,890.9 73.19 1,291,431.1-35.89
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6.9 0.00 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 53.4 0.00 117.5-54.58
30 Pharmaceutical products 32.1 0.00 26.122.89
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 69.2 0.01 24.3185.15
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2.8 0.00 4.2-32.62
40 Rubber and articles thereof 24.4 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) 3.2 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 74.0 0.01 73.01.39
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 309.5 0.03 12.92,293.32
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 7.0 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7.2 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 20.3 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 14.3 0.00 3.3328.99
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 28.6 0.00 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 44.8 0.00 365.4-87.75
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2.6 0.00 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 17.6 0.00 8.7102.74
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 863.3 0.08 947.5-8.88
72 Iron and steel 6.3 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 5.8 0.00 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 23.9 0.00 24.4-1.86
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7.6 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 993.9 0.09 1,853.8-46.38
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 1,007.1 0.09 713.641.13
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 363.6 0.03 191.190.28
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 43.6 0.00 11.8268.38
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,043.9 0.18 2,799.3-26.99
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,079.0 0.10 130.5727.06
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 143.4 0.01 423.2-66.11
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 12.3-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 74.4 0.01 109.7-32.22
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4.5 0.00 3.339.22
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,393.2 0.12 8,353.9-83.32
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 293,752.1 25.97 463,676.7-36.65

US Imports from Gibraltar

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

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 37.68% of US total imports from Gibraltar (0.00% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.16% of US total imports from Gibraltar (13.60% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.48% of US total imports from Gibraltar (0.00% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.47% of US total imports from Gibraltar (1.20% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of US total imports from Gibraltar (2.39% in 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Gibraltar in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $0.0 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 $0.0 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Gibraltar in 2017 over the 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US imports from Gibraltar in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2016
USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 8.6-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9.6 1.48 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 9.5 1.47 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 1.4-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 2.2 0.33 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 243.2 37.68 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.8 0.58 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 71.9 11.15 49.246.20
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 8.3 1.29 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3.3 0.51 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 20.7 3.21 0.0
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 40.7 6.31 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 158.8 24.60 65.0144.32
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 73.5 11.38 230.4-68.12
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce