US trade with Guyana in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 28, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Guyana in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Guyana

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Guyana was $159.5 million, down 17.18% ($33.1 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Guyana in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $85.5 million, down 1.07% ($0.9 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Guyana in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $73.9 million, down 30.31% ($32.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade balance with Guyana went from a deficit of $19.7 million in the 3rd quarter of 2016, to a surplus of $11.6 million in the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Guyana was the US 107th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 101st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0162% of US total trade (down from 0.0235% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Guyana was the US 105th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0224% of US total exports (down from 0.0249% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Guyana was the US 104th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 91st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0122% of US total imports (down from 0.0224% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Guyana

The major share of US exports to Guyana in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 40.24% of US total exports to Guyana (36.31% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 21.42% of US total exports to Guyana (19.38% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.67% of US total exports to Guyana (13.21% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.09% of US total exports to Guyana (9.28% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.82% of US total exports to Guyana (4.28% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.75% of US total exports to Guyana (1.83% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.61% of US total exports to Guyana (1.99% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Guyana in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2.9 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $2.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2.3 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Photographic or cinematographic goods (HS code 37) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $0.3 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 $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Guyana in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3.2 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $1.9 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Guyana in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 29.8 0.03 15.888.30
02 Meat and edible meat offal 174.8 0.20 459.9-62.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 11.7 0.01 158.7-92.65
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,431.4 2.84 2,407.01.01
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 28.8 0.03 22.428.49
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 14.2-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 129.6 0.15 93.738.32
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 403.3 0.47 394.72.17
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 114.0 0.13 250.1-54.41
10 Cereals 4,288.0 5.02 2,892.348.25
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 58.9 0.07 41.840.79
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 17.9 0.02 1,902.6-99.06
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 61.5 0.07 57.07.87
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 688.3 0.80 526.930.62
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 50.8 0.06 205.2-75.26
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 358.9 0.42 218.564.25
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 74.1 0.09 11.6540.09
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,438.2 2.85 2,007.421.46
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 920.7 1.08 576.659.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,681.5 1.97 2,478.3-32.15
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 472.0 0.55 402.317.33
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,884.0 4.54 1,474.6163.40
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 133.6-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 131.0 0.15 757.2-82.71
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,136.2 3.67 2,941.86.61
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,206.2 1.41 1,382.3-12.74
29 Organic chemicals 517.5 0.61 261.398.03
30 Pharmaceutical products 567.0 0.66 511.910.77
31 Fertilizers 12.6 0.01 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 598.2 0.70 1,657.9-63.92
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,409.5 1.65 1,793.6-21.41
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 714.8 0.84 905.5-21.05
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 171.7 0.20 94.182.57
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 578.2 0.68 180.3220.66
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 602.8 0.71 784.4-23.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,659.7 3.11 3,022.2-11.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 942.5 1.10 823.014.52
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 75.1 0.09 41.680.76
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 19.7-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 639.9 0.75 228.5180.05
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 604.1 0.71 1,151.9-47.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 249.4 0.29 202.523.13
52 Cotton 15.8 0.02 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 27.4-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 26.7 0.03 128.4-79.23
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 113.0 0.13 327.6-65.49
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 92.8 0.11 145.5-36.20
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 43.7-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 94.8 0.11 33.9179.89
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3.4 0.00 19.9-83.10
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 126.7 0.15 33.2282.09
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 74.6 0.09 128.2-41.80
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 224.8 0.26 272.5-17.50
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 393.4 0.46 479.7-17.98
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4.0 0.00 8.1-50.99
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 5.4-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 209.1 0.24 64.1226.40
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 211.2 0.25 198.16.62
69 Ceramic products 137.8 0.16 62.6120.22
70 Glass and glassware 497.9 0.58 587.5-15.24
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 16.5 0.02 15.28.57
72 Iron and steel 202.7 0.24 569.5-64.41
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,074.4 3.60 6,250.1-50.81
74 Copper and articles thereof 80.2 0.09 58.936.14
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.7-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 359.1 0.42 476.1-24.58
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 22.7-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 77.3 0.09 32.1140.56
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 9.0 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 275.0 0.32 367.3-25.12
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 277.0 0.32 236.517.13
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,606.5 20.59 15,284.815.19
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 8,062.6 9.43 7,721.34.42
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 50.2 0.06 25.993.96
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,213.9 3.76 3,027.66.15
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,103.0 1.29 2,562.8-56.96
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 74.8 0.09 1,363.3-94.52
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,294.6 5.02 1,398.9207.01
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 20.7-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 50.7 0.06 36.538.69
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 154.2 0.18 23.7550.43
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 819.0 0.96 986.0-16.93
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 178.2 0.21 225.9-21.10
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 943.3 1.10 914.33.17
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 9,220.4 10.78 8,719.85.74

US Imports from Guyana

The major share of US imports from Guyana in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 56.88% of US total imports from Guyana (66.08% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 23.35% of US total imports from Guyana (23.55% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 13.73% of US total imports from Guyana (4.22% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.89% of US total imports from Guyana (1.91% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Guyana in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $5.7 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $0.2 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Guyana in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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 $28.1 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $7.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US imports from Guyana in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 39.8 0.05 62.2-35.90
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 13,695.9 18.52 20,831.1-34.25
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 13.9 0.02 65.0-78.63
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 235.0 0.32 128.582.89
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 77.6 0.10 27.0187.41
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 292.9-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 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 27.7 0.04 27.21.85
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 112.3 0.15 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2.3 0.00 19.8-88.57
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 312.4 0.42 282.310.66
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 130.9 0.18 129.41.21
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 104.2 0.14 57.780.53
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,511.5 3.40 3,048.4-17.61
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2.7 0.00 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 10,149.6 13.72 4,461.3127.50
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 11.7-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 48.9-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 35.3 0.05 24.842.44
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3.3 0.00 24.6-86.62
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 20.5 0.03 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,398.7 1.89 2,029.3-31.07
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8.7 0.01 524.2-98.34
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7.3 0.01 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 42,060.5 56.88 70,114.5-40.01
73 Articles of iron or steel 41.4 0.06 10.9279.44
74 Copper and articles thereof 247.6 0.33 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 26.0 0.04 2.31,033.67
78 Lead and articles thereof 58.4 0.08 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 412.2 0.56 192.4114.20
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 44.6 0.06 18.2145.36
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 144.6 0.20 12.01,101.23
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 9.9-100.00
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 0.6 0.00 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 68.3 0.09 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,956.0 2.65 3,636.6-46.21
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce