US trade with Honduras in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Mar 29, 2018

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

US Trade with Honduras

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Honduras totaled $2.6 billion, up 2.20% ($0.1 billion) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Honduras in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $1.3 billion, up 6.04% ($0.1 billion) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Honduras in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $1.2 billion, down 1.64% ($0.0 billion) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Honduras in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $0.1 billion, a 10,538.95% increase ($0.1 billion) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Honduras was the US 45th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 43rd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2592% of US total trade (down from 0.3053% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Honduras was the US 40th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3482% of US total exports (down from 0.3613% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Honduras was the US 47th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 46th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2032% of US total imports (down from 0.2642% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Honduras

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 28.68% of US total exports to Honduras (30.33% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 20.31% of US total exports to Honduras (17.65% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 18.27% of US total exports to Honduras (16.30% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.48% of US total exports to Honduras (14.54% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.59% of US total exports to Honduras (8.41% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.03% of US total exports to Honduras (2.31% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.74% of US total exports to Honduras (1.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Honduras in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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 $48.6 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 $36.1 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $11.6 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $10.9 million;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - an increase of $7.3 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $6.6 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $4.7 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $4.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4.2 million.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $14.7 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $9.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $6.2 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $5.9 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $5.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $4.2 million.
US exports to Honduras 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 1,662.2 0.13 2,029.0-18.08
02 Meat and edible meat offal 20,782.2 1.57 18,617.811.63
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 416.9 0.03 322.829.15
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,824.0 0.29 3,249.117.70
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 505.8 0.04 918.6-44.93
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 5.4 0.00 5.08.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,713.5 0.13 1,880.6-8.89
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,465.7 0.26 2,741.226.43
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 132.1 0.01 254.5-48.09
10 Cereals 58,267.0 4.39 72,988.5-20.17
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 361.0 0.03 198.182.23
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 13,488.8 1.02 2,586.3421.54
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,371.8 0.10 1,186.515.62
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 17.6 0.00 66.8-73.62
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,481.1 0.34 10,399.6-56.91
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 2,336.8 0.18 2,799.4-16.52
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 785.8 0.06 1,123.9-30.08
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,313.5 0.10 1,568.8-16.27
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,074.2 0.31 4,320.4-5.70
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,184.3 0.39 3,812.235.99
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 9,755.1 0.73 13,938.2-30.01
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,419.7 0.48 2,584.7148.38
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 24,997.3 1.88 34,377.0-27.28
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 288.6 0.02 102.4181.88
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 627.4 0.05 669.4-6.28
26 Ores, slag and ash 2.9 0.00 2.81.34
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 268,998.4 20.26 220,371.322.07
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 8,645.7 0.65 8,211.25.29
29 Organic chemicals 5,644.3 0.43 4,056.139.15
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,075.2 0.08 895.320.10
31 Fertilizers 8,875.2 0.67 10,773.5-17.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,493.7 0.34 8,067.4-44.30
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,038.8 0.38 4,990.30.97
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 2,798.4 0.21 3,228.4-13.32
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,429.3 0.11 2,932.2-51.25
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 17.7 0.00 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 898.3 0.07 1,822.0-50.70
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10,527.4 0.79 12,611.8-16.53
39 Plastics and articles thereof 46,878.2 3.53 43,249.78.39
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,452.5 0.34 4,475.5-0.52
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3.1 0.00 11.6-73.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 348.8 0.03 356.9-2.26
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 14.5 0.00 28.8-49.83
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,109.2 0.08 1,517.1-26.89
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 61.1 0.00 121.4-49.70
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 37,431.8 2.82 25,821.644.96
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,591.5 0.12 1,471.48.16
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 71.0 0.01 0.0
52 Cotton 177,386.0 13.36 174,228.91.81
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 15.2 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 13,204.7 0.99 15,376.6-14.12
55 Man-made staple fibers 97,288.6 7.33 100,308.3-3.01
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 11,293.9 0.85 12,645.0-10.69
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 262.9 0.02 101.8158.32
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3,516.5 0.26 5,711.1-38.43
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 824.2 0.06 2,073.0-60.24
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 30,674.2 2.31 23,402.631.07
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 12,457.9 0.94 13,639.8-8.66
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13,714.4 1.03 18,812.8-27.10
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 17,859.4 1.35 11,248.058.78
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,146.5 0.16 1,901.212.90
65 Headgear and parts thereof 30.7 0.00 82.3-62.70
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 9.9 0.00 9.18.44
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 52.7 0.00 181.2-70.90
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,083.4 0.08 1,346.1-19.51
69 Ceramic products 423.3 0.03 288.346.82
70 Glass and glassware 564.5 0.04 758.3-25.55
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,220.5 0.09 1,791.2-31.86
72 Iron and steel 5,545.2 0.42 827.2570.32
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,511.0 0.72 4,887.994.58
74 Copper and articles thereof 220.9 0.02 150.746.51
75 Nickel and articles thereof 66.1 0.00 86.4-23.44
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,580.0 0.19 3,108.8-17.01
78 Lead and articles thereof 24.7 0.00 117.5-79.02
79 Zinc and articles thereof 47.6 0.00 23.0107.25
80 Tin and articles thereof 45.8 0.00 118.5-61.34
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 9.7 0.00 16.5-41.06
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,907.4 0.22 2,066.840.67
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,163.3 0.16 2,286.0-5.37
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 65,595.0 4.94 71,752.6-8.58
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 124,449.1 9.37 88,312.340.92
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 165.8 0.01 233.3-28.93
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 35,817.2 2.70 31,624.013.26
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 4,611.0 0.35 2,864.061.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 73.1 0.01 182.5-59.93
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,894.8 0.90 9,157.929.89
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 82.3 0.01 198.7-58.59
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 308.0 0.02 366.6-16.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 312.5 0.02 957.4-67.36
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 4,417.8 0.33 5,131.5-13.91
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,904.7 0.14 1,994.4-4.50
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,573.8 0.27 4,859.6-26.46
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 43.2 0.00 25.966.35

US Imports from Honduras

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 60.55% of US total imports from Honduras (61.55% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.77% of US total imports from Honduras (17.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 12.89% of US total imports from Honduras (12.83% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.18% of US total imports from Honduras (4.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $4.8 million.

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $27.4 million;
  • 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 $11.4 million.
US imports from Honduras 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,392.9 0.11 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 34,956.0 2.84 32,423.37.81
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 52.8 0.00 218.9-75.87
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 315.3 0.03 218.644.24
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 12,314.6 1.00 8,966.737.34
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 63,908.7 5.19 60,561.05.53
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 70,166.0 5.70 65,387.07.31
10 Cereals 15.3 0.00 21.7-29.63
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 15.4 0.00 78.7-80.44
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 7.3 0.00 8.4-12.81
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 12.8 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 57.1-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 168.7 0.01 217.1-22.32
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,994.8 0.32 3,438.916.16
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 58.7 0.00 41.043.17
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,278.1 0.27 1,778.084.37
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 14,627.3 1.19 13,410.79.07
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 122.7 0.01 160.2-23.42
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,920.4 0.16 2,034.4-5.60
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 551.1 0.04 195.4182.09
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 23,049.9 1.87 26,297.3-12.35
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,021.8 0.16 2,492.7-18.89
29 Organic chemicals 2.3 0.00 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 122.4 0.01 129.6-5.53
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 23.3 0.00 12.881.82
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 15.2 0.00 18.1-16.32
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 781.1 0.06 507.254.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 18.7 0.00 5.3251.10
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,016.7 0.08 338.8200.06
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,396.9 0.36 5,461.5-19.49
40 Rubber and articles thereof 11.3 0.00 79.0-85.68
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.5 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) 183.9 0.01 240.4-23.47
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,651.6 0.38 5,856.7-20.58
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,681.9 0.14 1,930.3-12.87
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 706.6 0.06 1,207.3-41.47
52 Cotton 38.1 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 220.4 0.02 214.82.63
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,385.9 0.11 1,484.6-6.65
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 118.2 0.01 157.0-24.76
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 805.1 0.07 1,067.1-24.56
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1.6 0.00 40.2-96.05
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,884.3 0.15 97.21,838.94
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 602,997.9 49.00 630,364.1-4.34
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 128,384.2 10.43 127,112.71.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 8,970.1 0.73 9,177.0-2.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 0.8-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 312.9 0.03 349.9-10.58
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 381.3 0.03 880.1-56.68
69 Ceramic products 144.0 0.01 269.4-46.53
70 Glass and glassware 5.4 0.00 3.176.92
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 39,119.4 3.18 50,534.0-22.59
72 Iron and steel 58.7 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,589.7 0.13 1,183.234.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 550.8 0.04 392.440.37
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,017.7 0.08 279.9263.61
78 Lead and articles thereof 2,185.8 0.18 95.62,186.32
79 Zinc and articles thereof 48.2 0.00 22.1118.60
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 264.7 0.02 247.17.09
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 68.9 0.01 120.6-42.83
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,098.4 0.09 918.719.57
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 140,782.3 11.44 142,303.1-1.07
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 16,466.5 1.34 16,961.7-2.92
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 6.4 0.00 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 259.6 0.02 339.5-23.53
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2.3 0.00 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 5,803.2 0.47 3,587.761.75
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 809.3 0.07 3,135.3-74.19
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,432.4 0.36 5,296.0-16.31
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3.0 0.00 66.3-95.47
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce