US trade (export - import) with Honduras in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 01, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Honduras in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Honduras

In 2013, US trade with Honduras was $10.1 billion, down 4.14% ($0.4 billion) from 2012.

US exports to Honduras in 2013 were $5.4 billion, down 5.98% ($0.3 billion) from 2012.

US imports from Honduras in 2013 were $4.8 billion, down 1.98% ($0.1 billion) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Honduras in 2013 was $0.6 billion, a 28.54% decrease ($0.2 billion) over 2012.

Honduras was the US 48th largest trading partner in 2013 (just as in 2012), accounting for 0.26% of US total trade (down from 0.27% in 2012).

Honduras was the US 42nd largest export market in 2013 (down from 41st in 2012), accounting for 0.34% of US total exports (down from 0.37% in 2012).

Honduras was the US 51st largest supplier in 2013 (down from 49th in 2012), accounting for 0.20% of US total imports (down from 0.21% in 2012).

US Exports to Honduras

The major share of US exports to Honduras in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 27.06% of US total exports to Honduras (27.30% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 26.72% of US total exports to Honduras (26.05% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.78% of US total exports to Honduras (15.54% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.59% of US total exports to Honduras (10.66% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.67% of US total exports to Honduras (7.00% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.89% of US total exports to Honduras (2.89% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.64% of US total exports to Honduras (1.57% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Honduras in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - an increase of $32.5 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 $23.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Honduras in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $107.0 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $92.6 million;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $47.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $31.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $23.1 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $19.7 million.
US exports to Honduras in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
01 Live animals 3,191.5 0.06 2,744.416.29
02 Meat and edible meat offal 64,439.1 1.20 59,013.79.19
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,708.7 0.05 3,058.4-11.44
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 13,085.0 0.24 23,160.2-43.50
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,580.1 0.03 2,220.8-28.85
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 229.5 0.00 773.9-70.34
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 931.8 0.02 597.356.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 16,469.9 0.31 19,025.6-13.43
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 877.5 0.02 1,524.8-42.45
10 Cereals 195,857.4 3.65 210,994.8-7.17
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5,570.7 0.10 7,063.6-21.14
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8,969.2 0.17 16,164.7-44.51
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,187.8 0.04 1,397.056.61
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 325.1 0.01 66.2391.46
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 27,990.2 0.52 47,641.6-41.25
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 7,306.7 0.14 6,719.38.74
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 8,780.5 0.16 9,077.9-3.28
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,887.8 0.07 6,528.2-40.45
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 14,848.9 0.28 11,952.024.24
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11,854.9 0.22 14,036.3-15.54
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 51,933.1 0.97 52,033.0-0.19
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11,103.8 0.21 8,782.626.43
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 111,922.3 2.08 97,197.415.15
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,129.1 0.06 7,690.2-59.31
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,116.9 0.06 2,707.915.10
26 Ores, slag and ash 5.3 0.00 14.0-62.15
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,450,661.9 27.00 1,557,635.4-6.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 28,704.1 0.53 23,621.721.52
29 Organic chemicals 19,145.5 0.36 17,736.27.95
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,675.5 0.14 9,530.8-19.47
31 Fertilizers 54,832.4 1.02 54,600.30.43
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 15,454.7 0.29 15,746.5-1.85
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 17,123.5 0.32 14,303.819.71
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 15,531.7 0.29 15,467.30.42
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 6,446.8 0.12 6,960.5-7.38
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 14.4 0.00 5.4164.96
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3,955.0 0.07 4,333.3-8.73
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 41,011.2 0.76 43,191.5-5.05
39 Plastics and articles thereof 183,194.3 3.41 170,205.37.63
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19,158.5 0.36 24,088.0-20.46
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 63.2 0.00 39.161.77
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,567.0 0.03 1,743.4-10.12
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,748.3 0.11 6,200.2-7.29
45 Cork and articles of cork 88.3 0.00 43.6102.63
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 77.5 0.00 107.3-27.83
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 430.9 0.01 1,098.3-60.76
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 141,706.1 2.64 151,040.4-6.18
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7,104.2 0.13 6,659.56.68
50 Silk 54.9 0.00 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 47.8 0.00 6.4652.27
52 Cotton 609,080.2 11.34 656,341.8-7.20
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 196.7 0.00 158.124.38
54 Man-made filaments 93,117.2 1.73 105,552.0-11.78
55 Man-made staple fibers 332,848.2 6.19 348,636.6-4.53
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 58,204.8 1.08 65,378.8-10.97
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,322.9 0.02 1,055.525.33
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 40,766.8 0.76 40,371.70.98
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7,192.3 0.13 11,507.4-37.50
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 131,460.5 2.45 98,934.932.88
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 38,099.3 0.71 23,430.062.61
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 67,978.7 1.27 80,742.9-15.81
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 40,039.7 0.75 40,117.8-0.19
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 14,283.0 0.27 15,767.1-9.41
65 Headgear and parts thereof 164.6 0.00 263.7-37.57
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 410.4 0.01 95.4329.99
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 341.0 0.01 302.412.78
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5,251.7 0.10 8,690.8-39.57
69 Ceramic products 3,540.2 0.07 1,707.2107.37
70 Glass and glassware 2,192.8 0.04 3,133.9-30.03
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 8,742.1 0.16 6,937.326.02
72 Iron and steel 46,435.2 0.86 50,253.2-7.60
73 Articles of iron or steel 16,309.6 0.30 11,910.436.94
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,132.0 0.04 1,631.530.68
75 Nickel and articles thereof 22.5 0.00 66.7-66.30
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 8,901.2 0.17 9,967.4-10.70
78 Lead and articles thereof 80.9 0.00 158.4-48.90
79 Zinc and articles thereof 168.2 0.00 212.2-20.73
80 Tin and articles thereof 11.2 0.00 38.9-71.17
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 104.5 0.00 57.083.33
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6,470.0 0.12 6,364.71.65
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,507.0 0.14 9,113.8-17.63
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 260,080.3 4.84 291,665.2-10.83
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 437,999.3 8.15 414,784.15.60
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 1,746.5 0.03 1,902.1-8.18
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 92,983.4 1.73 116,072.5-19.89
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 7,902.2 0.15 11,474.8-31.13
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 830.7 0.02 3,785.8-78.06
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 46,412.6 0.86 48,491.1-4.29
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,283.0 0.02 1,085.318.21
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 793.0 0.01 1,061.0-25.25
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,081.7 0.02 879.423.00
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 16,536.7 0.31 22,626.9-26.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,416.3 0.10 6,585.0-17.75
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 14,713.9 0.27 16,092.5-8.57
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 73.1 0.00 448.2-83.70
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 349,696.1 6.51 442,267.5-20.93

US Imports from Honduras

The major share of US imports from Honduras in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 56.42% of US total imports from Honduras (56.92% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.32% of US total imports from Honduras (21.87% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 14.62% of US total imports from Honduras (12.79% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 4.19% of US total imports from Honduras (4.36% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Honduras in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $91.8 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $31.4 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $21.9 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Honduras in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $127.2 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $94.0 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $19.4 million;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $14.7 million.
US imports from Honduras in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 18,552.0 0.39 28,584.9-35.10
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 195,286.6 4.10 182,485.07.02
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 117.1 0.00 167.0-29.84
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 981.0 0.02 967.71.37
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 43,571.1 0.92 39,922.89.14
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 369,916.7 7.78 338,563.59.26
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 165,555.3 3.48 292,785.5-43.46
10 Cereals 92.6 0.00 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 18.5 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 167.9 0.00 337.7-50.27
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 319.1 0.01 138.6130.24
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 4.6 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 136.1 0.00 306.9-55.66
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3,856.5 0.08 349.31,003.95
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 33,986.1 0.71 48,700.5-30.21
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 29.9 0.00 67.6-55.68
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 6,041.1 0.13 4,933.822.44
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 35,476.2 0.75 30,244.617.30
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 565.4 0.01 1,094.1-48.32
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,101.5 0.15 6,413.510.73
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,717.0 0.04 10.915,652.36
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 83,309.9 1.75 85,447.8-2.50
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5,354.3 0.11 3,410.756.98
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 10.0-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 866.6 0.02 854.81.39
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 83.2 0.00 225.9-63.17
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 231.8 0.00 149.255.43
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 1,985.7 0.04 361.5449.28
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 6.1-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,446.9 0.07 1,199.6187.33
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17,789.5 0.37 18,962.1-6.18
40 Rubber and articles thereof 37.9 0.00 120.5-68.55
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 1.1-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 174.8 0.00 110.558.15
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 21,632.4 0.45 18,586.116.39
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 4.1 0.00 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,739.4 0.10 3,638.130.27
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 982.8 0.02 1,120.7-12.30
50 Silk 0.8 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 221.8 0.00 851.8-73.96
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 1.4-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 406.4 0.01 555.5-26.84
55 Man-made staple fibers 12,968.3 0.27 14,225.7-8.84
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 531.0 0.01 759.9-30.12
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2,731.4 0.06 2,515.58.58
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 24.7 0.00 22.311.08
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,329.7 0.03 2,449.9-45.72
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,105,167.0 44.25 2,199,199.9-4.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 533,550.3 11.21 511,699.74.27
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 26,417.2 0.56 29,956.9-11.82
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 30.1 0.00 17.968.31
65 Headgear and parts thereof 724.3 0.02 591.722.41
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.4 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,660.7 0.03 1,191.539.38
69 Ceramic products 1,129.9 0.02 932.321.19
70 Glass and glassware 45.0 0.00 17.4159.10
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 199,127.9 4.19 211,614.4-5.90
72 Iron and steel 268.8 0.01 324.0-17.03
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,673.2 0.04 1,750.0-4.39
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,453.1 0.09 6,055.8-26.47
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 8.7-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,426.2 0.14 6,115.65.08
78 Lead and articles thereof 473.7 0.01 1,375.1-65.55
79 Zinc and articles thereof 4.5 0.00 0.0
80 Tin and articles thereof 64.2 0.00 10.7498.82
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 23.2-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,186.6 0.02 797.848.73
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 77.8 0.00 116.3-33.14
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,076.4 0.06 1,420.6116.55
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 627,281.0 13.18 535,468.717.15
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 60,285.4 1.27 79,732.6-24.39
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 3,903.2 0.08 3,677.06.15
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 973.2 0.02 716.835.78
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 36.3 0.00 140.8-74.19
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 14,999.8 0.32 11,924.125.79
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,055.2 0.06 1,918.859.22
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 16,483.8 0.35 17,350.0-4.99
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 55.7 0.00 134.9-58.71
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 102,738.5 2.16 97,657.15.20
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce