US trade with Guyana in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 08, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Guyana in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Guyana

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Guyana was $208.7 million, down 4.81% ($10.6 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Guyana in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $100.4 million, up 4.35% ($4.2 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Guyana in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $108.3 million, down 11.98% ($14.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Guyana in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $7.9 million, a 70.59% decrease ($18.9 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Guyana was the US 100th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 102nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0212% of US total trade (down from 0.0237% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Guyana was the US 103rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 98th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0261% of US total exports (down from 0.0265% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Guyana was the US 93rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 89th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0180% of US total imports (down from 0.0219% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Guyana

The major share of US exports to Guyana in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 44.19% of US total exports to Guyana (39.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.69% of US total exports to Guyana (14.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.14% of US total exports to Guyana (14.68% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.50% of US total exports to Guyana (7.58% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.68% of US total exports to Guyana (2.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.93% of US total exports to Guyana (1.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.68% of US total exports to Guyana (1.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Guyana in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $4.4 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 $1.9 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.7 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) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Photographic or cinematographic goods (HS code 37) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Guyana in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2.9 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Guyana in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 11.6 0.01 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 179.9 0.18 251.4-28.44
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 63.6 0.06 158.3-59.81
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,566.8 2.56 2,206.216.34
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 26.2 0.03 51.1-48.61
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 80.7 0.08 4.31,768.29
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 78.9 0.08 151.0-47.79
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 401.7 0.40 358.811.96
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 148.8 0.15 227.8-34.69
10 Cereals 2,909.1 2.90 1,136.5155.97
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 33.7 0.03 33.7-0.09
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,183.8 1.18 94.41,154.66
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 37.6 0.04 64.6-41.87
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 27.3-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 551.6 0.55 998.6-44.76
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 123.7 0.12 73.767.97
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 237.9 0.24 291.7-18.46
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 10.5 0.01 21.1-50.14
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,667.8 1.66 2,377.6-29.85
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,352.5 1.35 795.769.98
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,852.4 1.85 2,605.2-28.90
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 607.5 0.61 735.5-17.41
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 626.8 0.62 1,081.4-42.04
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 29.3-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 163.3 0.16 200.2-18.47
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,528.7 2.52 1,974.128.09
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,054.2 1.05 2,139.7-50.73
29 Organic chemicals 299.5 0.30 275.78.63
30 Pharmaceutical products 442.7 0.44 367.520.46
31 Fertilizers 11.3 0.01 2,935.8-99.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 651.8 0.65 1,052.5-38.07
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,860.9 1.85 1,527.821.80
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 1,169.1 1.16 543.1115.27
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 180.1 0.18 81.7120.54
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 509.9 0.51 82.3519.56
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 496.4 0.49 809.2-38.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,209.9 3.20 3,161.11.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,297.5 1.29 1,150.012.83
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 87.3 0.09 154.0-43.34
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 297.8 0.30 442.4-32.69
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,398.4 1.39 1,115.625.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 242.4 0.24 178.236.08
52 Cotton 23.3 0.02 15.946.49
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 128.1-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 13.4 0.01 218.8-93.87
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 91.3 0.09 168.5-45.80
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 120.3 0.12 16.8616.45
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 76.0-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 168.2 0.17 22.2656.56
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 92.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 22.9 0.02 20.99.31
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 131.4 0.13 204.5-35.73
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 542.4 0.54 200.7170.32
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 361.5 0.36 233.854.62
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7.4 0.01 41.5-82.12
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 9.6 0.01 4.0141.29
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 195.5 0.19 91.7113.26
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 142.8 0.14 350.1-59.23
69 Ceramic products 186.5 0.19 126.547.42
70 Glass and glassware 503.7 0.50 557.9-9.71
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 94.7 0.09 146.1-35.19
72 Iron and steel 352.3 0.35 202.074.44
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,956.5 6.93 6,105.613.94
74 Copper and articles thereof 109.0 0.11 70.754.21
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 342.7 0.34 305.312.26
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 10.2-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 56.0 0.06 24.1132.55
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 300.2 0.30 265.013.31
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 419.6 0.42 303.538.23
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20,457.8 20.38 19,053.47.37
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 8,871.5 8.84 7,015.126.46
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 4.2 0.00 424.9-99.01
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 10,748.9 10.71 6,323.869.97
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,847.2 1.84 3,312.3-44.23
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 77.3 0.08 486.9-84.12
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,362.6 2.35 1,650.043.18
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 14.3 0.01 49.8-71.29
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 6.5 0.01 25.1-74.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
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 674.5 0.67 662.91.74
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 159.1 0.16 203.4-21.80
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 900.0 0.90 978.3-8.01
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 16.3-100.00

US Imports from Guyana

The major share of US imports from Guyana in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 61.08% of US total imports from Guyana (71.41% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 25.70% of US total imports from Guyana (16.24% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.43% of US total imports from Guyana (6.51% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.56% of US total imports from Guyana (2.16% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Guyana in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $7.5 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $0.5 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Guyana in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 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) - a decrease of $21.7 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US imports from Guyana in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 58.1-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 25,277.5 23.35 17,793.242.06
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 13.8 0.01 34.5-59.90
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 96.6 0.09 161.7-40.26
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 50.1 0.05 43.814.39
10 Cereals 18.2 0.02 47.1-61.42
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6.8 0.01 13.0-47.68
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 37.6 0.03 26.442.50
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 24.4-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 232.9 0.22 341.5-31.79
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 134.6 0.12 63.8110.77
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 168.1 0.16 46.1264.83
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,794.6 1.66 1,303.037.73
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 9.8-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 15.4 0.01 34.8-55.62
26 Ores, slag and ash 9,115.1 8.42 7,973.414.32
29 Organic chemicals 69.0 0.06 88.0-21.61
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3.6 0.00 18.9-81.18
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 10.7-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.5 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,770.6 2.56 2,656.44.30
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 179.0 0.17 677.7-73.59
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1.1 0.00 1.6-31.39
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2.6 0.00 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 66,136.9 61.08 87,838.0-24.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 34.5 0.03 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 97.2 0.09 61.857.21
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 21.4 0.02 64.1-66.61
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 91.0-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 24.5 0.02 273.2-91.01
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 4.1 0.00 14.2-71.31
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 17.4-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 15.1-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 24.3-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce