US trade with Guyana in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 29, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Guyana in the 4th quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Guyana

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Guyana was $170.1 million, down 8.19% ($15.2 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Guyana in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $101.7 million, up 2.63% ($2.6 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Guyana in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $68.4 million, down 20.64% ($17.8 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Guyana in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $33.3 million, a 157.18% increase ($20.4 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Guyana was the US 107th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 102nd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0163% of US total trade (down from 0.0193% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Guyana was the US 109th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 100th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0250% of US total exports (down from 0.0262% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Guyana was the US 105th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 96th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0108% of US total imports (down from 0.0148% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Guyana

The major share of US exports to Guyana in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.61% of US total exports to Guyana (30.96% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.40% of US total exports to Guyana (18.87% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.91% of US total exports to Guyana (12.40% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.22% of US total exports to Guyana (3.80% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.63% of US total exports to Guyana (4.87% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.90% of US total exports to Guyana (1.96% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.95% of US total exports to Guyana (1.61% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Guyana in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $6.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $5.3 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 $2.1 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $1.0 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;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $0.5 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 $0.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $0.4 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Guyana in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $12.4 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $2.0 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Guyana in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 3.7 0.00 6.8-46.15
02 Meat and edible meat offal 786.5 0.77 212.3270.47
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 509.2 0.50 16.03,090.62
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,667.4 2.62 2,631.11.38
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12.6 0.01 71.4-82.38
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 193.8 0.19 138.739.78
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,423.9 1.40 1,482.1-3.92
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 252.3 0.25 591.5-57.35
10 Cereals 1,033.9 1.02 1,486.9-30.47
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 108.5 0.11 68.358.75
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 26.2 0.03 2,094.6-98.75
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 65.5-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 779.4 0.77 2,751.3-71.67
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 128.9 0.13 98.031.59
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 256.4 0.25 305.5-16.08
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 57.8 0.06 50.414.78
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,294.5 2.26 2,146.26.91
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,697.0 1.67 742.3128.61
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,532.1 2.49 2,524.00.32
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 908.6 0.89 805.612.79
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,023.5 1.99 389.7419.19
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 19.4-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 219.1 0.22 189.915.39
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 10,177.1 10.01 3,573.6184.78
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,767.3 1.74 1,712.13.22
29 Organic chemicals 165.6 0.16 185.6-10.78
30 Pharmaceutical products 305.0 0.30 287.26.20
31 Fertilizers 49.1 0.05 9.9397.40
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 566.8 0.56 1,012.6-44.03
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,660.4 1.63 2,308.0-28.06
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 1,317.2 1.30 896.346.97
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 832.1 0.82 148.3460.94
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 780.9 0.77 638.622.29
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 672.4 0.66 863.8-22.16
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,659.6 3.60 3,056.919.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,356.2 1.33 1,165.316.39
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 16.8 0.02 107.9-84.44
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 5.6 0.01 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,503.4 1.48 493.4204.67
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,064.3 1.05 1,266.8-15.98
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 386.8 0.38 178.4116.83
50 Silk 20.5 0.02 24.8-17.37
52 Cotton 23.5 0.02 9.7142.44
54 Man-made filaments 19.5 0.02 14.930.74
55 Man-made staple fibers 32.3 0.03 53.0-39.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 171.9 0.17 142.520.64
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 121.1 0.12 102.518.07
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 82.8-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 375.0 0.37 2.813,292.79
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 8.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 35.2 0.03 113.3-68.95
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 194.0 0.19 229.9-15.59
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 215.7 0.21 131.264.36
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 600.3 0.59 431.639.07
65 Headgear and parts thereof 14.1 0.01 8.271.60
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2.9 0.00 12.5-77.20
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 161.2 0.16 227.4-29.09
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 269.1 0.26 299.7-10.20
69 Ceramic products 89.2 0.09 115.5-22.73
70 Glass and glassware 572.5 0.56 534.97.02
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 21.5 0.02 120.6-82.17
72 Iron and steel 157.6 0.15 210.7-25.19
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,342.1 4.27 3,789.314.59
74 Copper and articles thereof 53.6 0.05 30.476.48
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 179.8 0.18 211.1-14.82
79 Zinc and articles thereof 96.0 0.09 0.0
80 Tin and articles thereof 26.0 0.03 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2.6 0.00 13.5-80.76
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 273.2 0.27 359.1-23.90
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 595.8 0.59 215.5176.43
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 19,570.3 19.24 14,305.436.80
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 11,163.2 10.98 9,044.823.42
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 280.0 0.28 7.03,928.78
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,044.8 2.99 3,549.8-14.22
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 705.7 0.69 2,020.6-65.07
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 237.9 0.23 243.5-2.30
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,232.7 2.20 1,511.747.70
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 19.5 0.02 72.5-73.12
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 17.9 0.02 97.7-81.65
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 10.7 0.01 0.0
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 800.4 0.79 860.6-7.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 435.3 0.43 290.549.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 842.2 0.83 917.7-8.23
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 13.0 0.01 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 9,468.2 9.31 21,891.0-56.75

US Imports from Guyana

The major share of US imports from Guyana in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 49.66% of US total imports from Guyana (61.52% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 32.04% of US total imports from Guyana (26.67% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 12.86% of US total imports from Guyana (5.94% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.16% of US total imports from Guyana (1.85% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Guyana in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $3.7 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $3.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Guyana in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $19.0 million;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $3.9 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.8 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;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US imports from Guyana in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 104.2 0.15 31.5230.52
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 11,956.3 17.49 12,134.7-1.47
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 30.1-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 208.3 0.30 176.318.13
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 34.6 0.05 82.5-58.00
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 283.5-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 53.2 0.08 29.977.94
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,182.2 4.65 7,051.7-54.87
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 452.4 0.66 646.7-30.04
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 63.9 0.09 272.8-76.56
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 149.6 0.22 123.321.35
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,695.1 8.33 2,105.4170.50
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3.0 0.00 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 8,791.4 12.86 5,114.671.89
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 31.1 0.05 107.4-71.06
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 21.5 0.03 43.3-50.38
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.5 0.00 2.0-24.84
40 Rubber and articles thereof 30.6 0.04 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,476.6 2.16 1,595.7-7.46
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 522.6-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 33,950.7 49.66 52,991.7-35.93
74 Copper and articles thereof 196.1 0.29 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 11.1 0.02 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 8.3 0.01 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 31.1 0.05 5.1509.03
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 44.2 0.06 55.2-19.95
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 0.0 0.00 38.8-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10.5 0.02 32.2-67.46
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,855.6 2.71 2,649.4-29.96
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce