US trade (export - import) with Guyana in 2016

Published or Updated: Apr 26, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Guyana in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Guyana

In 2016, US trade with Guyana totaled $885.3 million, up 9.68% ($78.2 million) from 2015.

US exports to Guyana in 2016 totaled $445.1 million, up 21.14% ($77.7 million) from 2015.

US imports from Guyana in 2016 totaled $440.2 million, up 0.11% ($0.5 million) from 2015.

US trade balance with Guyana went from a deficit of $72.3 million in 2015, to a surplus of $4.8 million in 2016.

Guyana was the US 98th largest trading partner in 2016 (just as in 2015), accounting for 0.0239% of US total trade (up from 0.0212% in 2015).

Guyana was the US 96th largest export market in 2016 (up from 105th in 2015), accounting for 0.0306% of US total exports (up from 0.0244% in 2015).

Guyana was the US 90th largest supplier in 2016 (just as in 2015), accounting for 0.0196% of US total imports (up from 0.0191% in 2015).

US Exports to Guyana

The major share of US exports to Guyana in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 38.32% of US total exports to Guyana (33.67% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.17% of US total exports to Guyana (19.20% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.65% of US total exports to Guyana (13.25% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.09% of US total exports to Guyana (6.97% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.33% of US total exports to Guyana (3.60% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.55% of US total exports to Guyana (2.06% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.51% of US total exports to Guyana (1.64% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Guyana in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $42,911.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $27,731.7 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $9,310.8 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $7,275.1 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $5,659.5 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $4,107.7 thousand;
  • 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 $2,826.5 thousand;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2,555.9 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $2,222.6 thousand;
  • 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 $1,663.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Guyana in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $13,387.6 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $6,567.0 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $6,344.9 thousand;
  • 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) - a decrease of $5,753.8 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $2,167.4 thousand;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - a decrease of $1,565.4 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1,358.3 thousand.
US exports to Guyana in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 42.4 0.01 22.787.05
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,125.5 0.25 1,294.8-13.07
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 805.1 0.18 342.4135.11
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 9,568.3 2.15 8,801.68.71
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 165.1 0.04 18.5791.10
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 22.9 0.01 70.0-67.35
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 434.9 0.10 578.0-24.76
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,629.0 0.59 2,578.41.96
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,304.8 0.29 1,436.7-9.18
10 Cereals 7,318.6 1.64 20,706.2-64.65
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 184.9 0.04 337.1-45.16
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,443.3 1.00 335.61,223.93
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 294.2 0.07 30.0881.69
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 45.0 0.01 6.1643.97
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5,235.9 1.18 3,013.373.76
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 467.9 0.11 481.5-2.81
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 946.9 0.21 719.231.67
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 207.7 0.05 150.637.92
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 8,359.8 1.88 7,685.18.78
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,641.8 0.59 1,989.832.77
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 9,454.5 2.12 10,260.4-7.85
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,310.3 0.52 2,556.7-9.64
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4,822.1 1.08 6,989.5-31.01
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 219.6 0.05 143.553.01
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 9,252.5 2.08 3,593.0157.51
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 10,014.9 2.25 9,633.93.95
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,998.3 1.57 4,171.767.75
29 Organic chemicals 902.2 0.20 559.561.27
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,619.0 0.36 1,460.710.84
31 Fertilizers 2,950.4 0.66 394.5647.93
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,546.2 1.02 3,729.721.89
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,749.6 1.74 6,998.110.74
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 3,510.0 0.79 2,934.319.62
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 510.6 0.11 614.4-16.90
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 6.4 0.00 34.1-81.21
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,084.9 0.24 359.0202.24
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,587.3 0.81 3,615.4-0.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 14,200.9 3.19 13,047.08.84
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,177.2 0.94 10,744.2-61.12
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3.3 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) 323.3 0.07 325.4-0.65
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 19.7 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,612.4 0.36 2,970.7-45.72
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 24.4 0.01 48.6-49.76
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,513.6 1.01 3,586.125.86
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 750.5 0.17 957.3-21.61
50 Silk 24.8 0.01 0.0
52 Cotton 42.8 0.01 181.5-76.40
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 16.6-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 376.4 0.08 183.6105.04
55 Man-made staple fibers 531.2 0.12 380.439.67
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 689.3 0.15 244.3182.21
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 394.2 0.09 188.7108.95
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 331.5 0.07 127.1160.83
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 230.6 0.05 269.7-14.49
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 220.9 0.05 1,786.4-87.63
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 234.4 0.05 124.987.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 795.9 0.18 322.9146.51
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 836.0 0.19 639.530.72
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,425.2 0.32 1,391.02.46
65 Headgear and parts thereof 70.1 0.02 63.89.84
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 21.8 0.00 11.393.02
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 497.1 0.11 107.1364.20
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 989.6 0.22 1,041.5-4.98
69 Ceramic products 377.2 0.08 439.9-14.26
70 Glass and glassware 2,110.2 0.47 1,918.69.99
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 380.4 0.09 57.5561.79
72 Iron and steel 1,261.3 0.28 1,144.910.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 26,175.0 5.88 18,899.938.49
74 Copper and articles thereof 238.7 0.05 445.5-46.41
75 Nickel and articles thereof 6.7 0.00 202.0-96.66
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,509.5 0.34 1,736.2-13.06
78 Lead and articles thereof 14.5 0.00 10.734.78
79 Zinc and articles thereof 110.5 0.02 98.412.31
80 Tin and articles thereof 112.2 0.03 47.0138.64
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 19.8 0.00 15.428.80
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,202.4 0.27 1,596.0-24.66
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 909.0 0.20 1,398.1-34.99
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 64,063.7 14.39 54,752.917.01
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 31,251.2 7.02 29,588.25.62
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 1,524.6 0.34 522.5191.78
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 18,847.4 4.23 19,629.8-3.99
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 45,619.9 10.25 2,708.81,584.15
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,215.0 0.50 3,125.4-29.13
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,023.3 1.58 13,368.2-47.46
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 143.0 0.03 130.69.47
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 163.2 0.04 111.945.84
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 39.7 0.01 326.5-87.85
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 3,875.8 0.87 9,629.6-59.75
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,153.6 0.26 732.157.57
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,953.1 0.89 3,446.014.72
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 16.3 0.00 19.2-14.87
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 81,622.6 18.34 53,890.951.46

US Imports from Guyana

The major share of US imports from Guyana in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 68.17% of US total imports from Guyana (70.43% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.64% of US total imports from Guyana (19.22% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.74% of US total imports from Guyana (6.29% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.98% of US total imports from Guyana (1.73% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Guyana in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $8,832.6 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $5,373.0 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $2,636.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Guyana in 2016 over the 2015 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 $9,566.2 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3,143.3 thousand;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $2,909.8 thousand;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $2,385.1 thousand.
US imports from Guyana in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 199.0 0.05 218.7-9.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 68,031.4 15.45 59,198.914.92
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 9.0-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 136.5 0.03 7.31,771.30
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 590.7 0.13 672.2-12.12
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 172.4 0.04 100.771.15
10 Cereals 676.3 0.15 3,819.5-82.29
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3.5 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9.9 0.00 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 36.8 0.01 9.1302.64
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 70.1 0.02 73.5-4.60
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 28.8 0.01 3.8661.38
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 10,528.4 2.39 13,438.1-21.65
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,514.9 0.34 1,225.923.57
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 538.5 0.12 56.2857.93
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 249.0 0.06 257.0-3.12
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,044.4 1.83 5,407.648.76
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 15.3 0.00 36.9-58.52
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 34.8 0.01 26.332.11
26 Ores, slag and ash 25,225.2 5.73 27,610.2-8.64
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 15.3 0.00 3.6330.29
29 Organic chemicals 244.3 0.06 403.7-39.49
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 95.8 0.02 103.6-7.61
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 10.7 0.00 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 34.1 0.01 77.6-56.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 33.4-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,699.0 1.98 7,607.714.35
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,063.1 0.47 2,691.5-23.35
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 8.0-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.6 0.00 2.219.92
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.9 0.00 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 4.9 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 300,113.3 68.17 309,679.5-3.09
73 Articles of iron or steel 20.8 0.00 23.2-10.26
74 Copper and articles thereof 61.8 0.01 41.648.54
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 68.7 0.02 310.0-77.84
78 Lead and articles thereof 227.6 0.05 154.047.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 899.9 0.20 409.9119.57
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 121.8 0.03 63.691.43
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 38.8 0.01 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 15.1 0.00 16.6-9.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 149.7 0.03 99.051.23
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 10.4-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 15.1 0.00 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 24.3 0.01 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 11,182.7 2.54 5,809.692.49
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce