US trade (export - import) with Guyana in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 07, 2017

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

US Trade with Guyana

In 2014, US trade with Guyana totaled $888.5 million, up 11.56% ($92.1 million) from 2013.

US exports to Guyana in 2014 totaled $370.0 million, up 16.20% ($51.6 million) from 2013.

US imports from Guyana in 2014 totaled $518.6 million, up 8.48% ($40.5 million) from 2013.

US trade deficit with Guyana in 2014 was $148.6 million, a 6.92% decrease ($11.0 million) over 2013.

Guyana was the US 102nd largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 105th in 2013), accounting for 0.0220% of US total trade (up from 0.0204% in 2013).

Guyana was the US 111th largest export market in 2014 (up from 112th in 2013), accounting for 0.0228% of US total exports (up from 0.0202% in 2013).

Guyana was the US 89th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 91st in 2013), accounting for 0.0215% of US total imports (up from 0.0205% in 2013).

US Exports to Guyana

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 39.17% of US total exports to Guyana (38.12% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.14% of US total exports to Guyana (17.89% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.91% of US total exports to Guyana (12.14% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.48% of US total exports to Guyana (3.24% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.37% of US total exports to Guyana (2.94% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.91% of US total exports to Guyana (2.35% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.82% of US total exports to Guyana (2.33% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Guyana 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 $10.9 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $8.2 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $7.9 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 $6.3 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $6.0 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $4.5 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1.3 million.

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

  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1.3 million.
US exports to Guyana 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 178.9 0.05 307.3-41.78
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,637.2 0.44 1,693.4-3.31
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 54.7 0.01 66.1-17.13
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 9,716.1 2.63 9,879.5-1.65
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 268.6 0.07 78.1243.80
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 65.3 0.02 11.4471.49
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 276.7 0.07 280.0-1.17
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,755.3 0.74 2,317.618.89
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,135.1 0.31 714.258.93
10 Cereals 15,477.5 4.18 11,009.640.58
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 111.5 0.03 205.4-45.71
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 121.4 0.03 72.667.22
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 42.1 0.01 104.1-59.55
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 14.3-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,317.0 0.63 1,911.021.24
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 594.9 0.16 370.060.79
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,019.5 0.28 1,003.71.57
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 200.9 0.05 146.836.90
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 6,216.8 1.68 5,818.16.85
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,791.5 0.48 2,152.6-16.77
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 9,497.7 2.57 7,400.228.34
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,425.6 0.66 1,485.563.28
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 7,358.8 1.99 9,864.4-25.40
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 137.6 0.04 47.8188.05
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,772.6 0.75 1,023.9170.78
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 17,519.6 4.74 9,284.388.70
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 643.6 0.17 851.4-24.41
29 Organic chemicals 808.6 0.22 643.025.76
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,798.8 0.49 2,833.8-36.52
31 Fertilizers 1,608.0 0.43 3,260.4-50.68
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,446.5 1.47 3,867.940.81
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,952.6 1.61 5,747.83.56
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 2,425.0 0.66 3,357.0-27.76
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 582.6 0.16 584.5-0.33
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 6.3 0.00 3.864.11
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 295.5 0.08 195.651.04
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,884.8 0.78 3,102.1-7.01
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12,118.1 3.28 12,268.3-1.22
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,084.8 0.56 1,927.98.14
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3.7 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) 386.4 0.10 260.348.47
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 16.9 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,734.8 0.47 2,043.7-15.11
45 Cork and articles of cork 30.8 0.01 9.2235.14
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 32.9-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,542.0 0.96 4,365.8-18.87
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,441.9 0.39 964.749.46
50 Silk 4.0 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 166.6 0.05 176.0-5.33
54 Man-made filaments 241.2 0.07 272.0-11.34
55 Man-made staple fibers 322.8 0.09 53.0508.82
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 297.8 0.08 253.717.35
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 325.5 0.09 221.746.77
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 97.7 0.03 137.0-28.67
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 443.0 0.12 509.8-13.09
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 2,312.3 0.63 3,186.1-27.43
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 104.3 0.03 75.937.32
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 254.5 0.07 131.393.84
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 898.6 0.24 844.06.48
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,422.6 0.38 1,336.96.41
65 Headgear and parts thereof 77.6 0.02 58.831.86
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 10.7 0.00 21.2-49.49
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 72.8 0.02 212.0-65.66
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,079.4 0.29 858.025.79
69 Ceramic products 692.7 0.19 635.39.02
70 Glass and glassware 2,710.8 0.73 1,970.737.56
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 82.6 0.02 29.6179.15
72 Iron and steel 760.6 0.21 887.3-14.28
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,687.4 1.54 3,222.876.47
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,130.2 0.31 666.569.57
75 Nickel and articles thereof 40.9 0.01 19.5109.97
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,379.6 0.37 1,419.4-2.80
78 Lead and articles thereof 73.5 0.02 11.4544.95
79 Zinc and articles thereof 66.6 0.02 70.0-4.86
80 Tin and articles thereof 281.8 0.08 661.0-57.37
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6.9 0.00 15.7-56.06
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,410.1 0.38 1,218.215.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,631.7 0.44 1,174.238.96
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 65,581.9 17.73 54,685.419.93
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 36,932.9 9.98 30,658.020.47
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 923.8 0.25 345.3167.53
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 24,847.5 6.72 26,157.4-5.01
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 8,994.2 2.43 3,021.8197.64
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 873.5 0.24 995.8-12.28
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,770.9 1.83 5,516.622.74
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 240.1 0.06 242.1-0.84
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 342.9 0.09 213.460.66
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,302.5 0.35 1,294.60.61
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 5,413.0 1.46 4,537.019.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 804.5 0.22 445.880.47
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,592.7 1.24 3,492.531.50
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 12.0 0.00 6.780.40
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 60,736.9 16.42 52,840.314.94

US Imports from Guyana

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

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 73.62% of US total imports from Guyana (71.45% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.85% of US total imports from Guyana (13.79% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 9.90% of US total imports from Guyana (10.66% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.91% of US total imports from Guyana (1.69% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Guyana in 2014 over 2013 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 $40.2 million;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $7.1 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1.8 million.

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

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $8.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1.7 million.
US imports from Guyana 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
(%)
01 Live animals 134.7 0.03 198.7-32.24
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 50,200.9 9.68 58,748.0-14.55
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5.0 0.00 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 61.1 0.01 63.3-3.47
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 18.4-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 583.2 0.11 248.7134.46
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 156.4 0.03 55.9179.72
10 Cereals 1,543.9 0.30 108.41,324.16
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6.9 0.00 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 13.1 0.00 9.636.98
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 56.5 0.01 52.67.41
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 7,111.5 1.37 46.815,099.79
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,002.2 0.19 1,136.9-11.85
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 10.5-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 278.0 0.05 253.19.84
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,457.9 1.05 4,874.611.97
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 40.8 0.01 116.8-65.09
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 16.5 0.00 26.9-38.72
26 Ores, slag and ash 51,330.1 9.90 50,956.70.73
29 Organic chemicals 174.8 0.03 240.0-27.13
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 119.2 0.02 92.229.28
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 2.4 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5.5 0.00 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 64.3 0.01 23.8170.16
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.4 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) 15.8 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,878.9 1.91 8,092.122.08
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 11.2 0.00 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 24.5 0.00 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1.1 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 0.6 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 3,806.9 0.73 4,113.4-7.45
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 34.4 0.01 21.858.01
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.0 0.00 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 16.8 0.00 1.01,653.02
65 Headgear and parts thereof 16.1 0.00 52.2-69.20
69 Ceramic products 7.5 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 381,769.3 73.62 341,561.611.77
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 48.4-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 7.9 0.00 9.6-16.90
74 Copper and articles thereof 741.1 0.14 832.5-10.97
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 392.0 0.08 203.992.27
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5.7 0.00 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 35.2 0.01 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,340.5 0.26 1,643.4-18.43
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 100.8 0.02 143.8-29.96
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 515.2 0.10 916.6-43.80
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 28.4 0.01 29.3-3.01
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 24.9 0.00 3.8549.45
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3.2 0.00 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 27.8 0.01 17.756.47
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,404.3 0.27 3,075.3-54.33
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce