US trade (export - import) with Guyana in 2015

Published or Updated: Feb 17, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Guyana in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Guyana

In 2015, US trade with Guyana was $807.1 million, down 9.16% ($81.4 million) from 2014.

US exports to Guyana in 2015 were $367.4 million, down 0.69% ($2.6 million) from 2014.

US imports from Guyana in 2015 were $439.7 million, down 15.21% ($78.9 million) from 2014.

US trade deficit with Guyana in 2015 was $72.3 million, a 51.33% decrease ($76.3 million) over 2014.

Guyana was the US 98th largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 102nd in 2014), accounting for 0.0212% of US total trade (down from 0.0220% in 2014).

Guyana was the US 105th largest export market in 2015 (up from 111th in 2014), accounting for 0.0244% of US total exports (up from 0.0228% in 2014).

Guyana was the US 90th largest supplier in 2015 (down from 89th in 2014), accounting for 0.0191% of US total imports (down from 0.0215% in 2014).

US Exports to Guyana

The major share of US exports to Guyana in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 33.67% of US total exports to Guyana (39.17% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.20% of US total exports to Guyana (17.14% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.25% of US total exports to Guyana (9.91% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.97% of US total exports to Guyana (3.37% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.60% of US total exports to Guyana (5.48% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.06% of US total exports to Guyana (1.82% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.64% of US total exports to Guyana (1.91% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Guyana in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $13.2 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $8.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $6.6 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $5.2 million;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $4.2 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 $3.5 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $2.3 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Guyana in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $10.8 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease 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) - a decrease of $7.3 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $6.8 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $6.3 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $5.2 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $1.1 million.
US exports to Guyana in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
01 Live animals 22.7 0.01 178.9-87.34
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,294.8 0.35 1,637.2-20.92
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 342.4 0.09 54.7525.50
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 8,801.6 2.40 9,716.1-9.41
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 18.5 0.01 268.6-93.10
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 70.0 0.02 65.37.20
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 578.0 0.16 276.7108.86
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,578.4 0.70 2,755.3-6.42
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,436.7 0.39 1,135.126.57
10 Cereals 20,706.2 5.64 15,477.533.78
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 337.1 0.09 111.5202.33
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 335.6 0.09 121.4176.46
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 30.0 0.01 42.1-28.80
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 6.1 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3,013.3 0.82 2,317.030.05
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 481.5 0.13 594.9-19.06
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 719.2 0.20 1,019.5-29.45
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 150.6 0.04 200.9-25.06
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7,685.1 2.09 6,216.823.62
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,989.8 0.54 1,791.511.07
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 10,260.4 2.79 9,497.78.03
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,556.7 0.70 2,425.65.41
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 6,989.5 1.90 7,358.8-5.02
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 143.5 0.04 137.64.30
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,593.0 0.98 2,772.629.59
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,633.9 2.62 17,519.6-45.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,171.7 1.14 643.6548.16
29 Organic chemicals 559.5 0.15 808.6-30.81
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,460.7 0.40 1,798.8-18.80
31 Fertilizers 394.5 0.11 1,608.0-75.47
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,729.7 1.02 5,446.5-31.52
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,998.1 1.90 5,952.617.56
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 2,934.3 0.80 2,425.021.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 614.4 0.17 582.65.47
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 34.1 0.01 6.3439.84
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 359.0 0.10 295.521.47
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,615.4 0.98 2,884.825.33
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13,047.0 3.55 12,118.17.66
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10,744.2 2.92 2,084.8415.35
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 325.4 0.09 386.4-15.79
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 16.9-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,970.7 0.81 1,734.871.24
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 30.8-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 48.6 0.01 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,586.1 0.98 3,542.01.25
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 957.3 0.26 1,441.9-33.60
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
52 Cotton 181.5 0.05 166.68.92
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 16.6 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 183.6 0.05 241.2-23.89
55 Man-made staple fibers 380.4 0.10 322.817.84
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 244.3 0.07 297.8-17.97
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 188.7 0.05 325.5-42.03
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 127.1 0.03 97.730.08
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 269.7 0.07 443.0-39.12
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,786.4 0.49 2,312.3-22.75
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 124.9 0.03 104.319.81
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 322.9 0.09 254.526.88
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 639.5 0.17 898.6-28.84
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,391.0 0.38 1,422.6-2.22
65 Headgear and parts thereof 63.8 0.02 77.6-17.78
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 11.3 0.00 10.75.71
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 107.1 0.03 72.847.14
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,041.5 0.28 1,079.4-3.51
69 Ceramic products 439.9 0.12 692.7-36.49
70 Glass and glassware 1,918.6 0.52 2,710.8-29.22
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 57.5 0.02 82.6-30.44
72 Iron and steel 1,144.9 0.31 760.650.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 18,899.9 5.14 5,687.4232.32
74 Copper and articles thereof 445.5 0.12 1,130.2-60.58
75 Nickel and articles thereof 202.0 0.05 40.9393.41
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,736.2 0.47 1,379.625.85
78 Lead and articles thereof 10.7 0.00 73.5-85.39
79 Zinc and articles thereof 98.4 0.03 66.647.75
80 Tin and articles thereof 47.0 0.01 281.8-83.32
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 15.4 0.00 6.9123.39
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,596.0 0.43 1,410.113.18
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,398.1 0.38 1,631.7-14.31
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 54,752.9 14.90 65,581.9-16.51
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 29,588.2 8.05 36,932.9-19.89
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 522.5 0.14 923.8-43.44
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 19,629.8 5.34 24,847.5-21.00
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 2,708.8 0.74 8,994.2-69.88
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,125.4 0.85 873.5257.80
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,368.2 3.64 6,770.997.44
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 130.6 0.04 240.1-45.60
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 111.9 0.03 342.9-67.36
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 326.5 0.09 1,302.5-74.94
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 9,629.6 2.62 5,413.077.90
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 732.1 0.20 804.5-8.99
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,446.0 0.94 4,592.7-24.97
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 19.2 0.01 12.059.91
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 53,890.9 14.67 60,736.9-11.27

US Imports from Guyana

The major share of US imports from Guyana in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 70.43% of US total imports from Guyana (73.62% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.22% of US total imports from Guyana (12.85% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.29% of US total imports from Guyana (9.90% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.73% of US total imports from Guyana (1.91% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Guyana in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $9.0 million;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $6.3 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $4.4 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2.3 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Guyana in 2015 over the 2014 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) - a decrease of $72.1 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $23.7 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $2.3 million.
US imports from Guyana in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
01 Live animals 218.7 0.05 134.762.39
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 59,198.9 13.46 50,200.917.92
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 9.0 0.00 5.081.12
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 61.1-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 7.3 0.00 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 672.2 0.15 583.215.27
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 100.7 0.02 156.4-35.60
10 Cereals 3,819.5 0.87 1,543.9147.39
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 9.1 0.00 13.1-30.51
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 73.5 0.02 56.530.18
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3.8 0.00 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 13,438.1 3.06 7,111.588.96
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,225.9 0.28 1,002.222.32
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 56.2 0.01 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 257.0 0.06 278.0-7.54
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,407.6 1.23 5,457.9-0.92
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 36.9 0.01 40.8-9.47
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 26.3 0.01 16.559.66
26 Ores, slag and ash 27,610.2 6.28 51,330.1-46.21
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3.6 0.00 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 403.7 0.09 174.8130.91
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 103.6 0.02 119.2-13.07
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 2.4-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 77.6 0.02 64.320.65
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.7 0.00 0.4571.92
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 33.4 0.01 15.8110.78
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,607.7 1.73 9,878.9-22.99
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 11.2-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 24.5-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 1.1-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 0.6-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,691.5 0.61 3,806.9-29.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 8.0 0.00 34.4-76.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.2 0.00 16.8-87.20
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 16.1-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 7.5-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 309,679.5 70.43 381,769.3-18.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 23.2 0.01 7.9191.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 41.6 0.01 741.1-94.38
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 310.0 0.07 392.0-20.94
78 Lead and articles thereof 154.0 0.04 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 35.2-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 409.9 0.09 1,340.5-69.43
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 63.6 0.01 100.8-36.83
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 16.6 0.00 515.2-96.78
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 99.0 0.02 28.4248.60
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 10.4 0.00 24.9-58.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 27.8-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5,809.6 1.32 1,404.3313.69
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce