US trade (export - import) with Hungary in 2017

Published or Updated: Jun 04, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Hungary in 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Hungary

In 2017, US trade with Hungary was $7.1 billion, down 2.97% ($0.2 billion) from 2016.

US exports to Hungary in 2017 totaled $1.9 billion, up 2.54% ($0.0 billion) from 2016.

US imports from Hungary in 2017 were $5.2 billion, down 4.84% ($0.3 billion) from 2016.

US trade deficit with Hungary in 2017 was $3.3 billion, a 8.61% decrease ($0.3 billion) over 2016.

Hungary was the US 53rd largest trading partner in 2017 (down from 49th in 2016), accounting for 0.1788% of US total trade (down from 0.1968% in 2016).

Hungary was the US 62nd largest export market in 2017 (down from 61st in 2016), accounting for 0.1222% of US total exports (down from 0.1268% in 2016).

Hungary was the US 45th largest supplier in 2017 (down from 42nd in 2016), accounting for 0.2151% of US total imports (down from 0.2420% in 2016).

US Exports to Hungary

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 80.90% of US total exports to Hungary (81.89% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.36% of US total exports to Hungary (6.00% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.47% of US total exports to Hungary (3.16% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.79% of US total exports to Hungary (1.92% in 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Hungary in 2017 over 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 $43.7 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $31.1 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 $23.3 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $8.7 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $7.7 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $7.5 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Hungary in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $80.2 million.
US exports to Hungary in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 40.6 0.00 56.4-28.07
02 Meat and edible meat offal 6.9 0.00 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 78.2 0.00 58.533.59
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 10.4 0.00 47.7-78.21
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,570.3 0.08 1,643.2-4.44
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 16,355.2 0.87 16,363.3-0.05
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,126.2 0.06 722.655.85
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 41.6 0.00 67.7-38.51
10 Cereals 499.6 0.03 1,070.2-53.32
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 8.9 0.00 13.0-30.91
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,228.2 0.12 5,462.8-59.21
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 59.2 0.00 64.0-7.54
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 157.7 0.01 161.9-2.61
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 33.6 0.00 19.275.07
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 19.8-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6.7 0.00 260.0-97.41
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,509.7 0.24 4,257.55.92
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,694.3 0.25 3,822.022.82
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 468.1 0.02 453.43.24
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,924.7 0.10 869.7121.32
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 446.3 0.02 324.737.44
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 150.0-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,764.3 0.09 1,460.920.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,080.7 0.16 3,317.8-7.15
29 Organic chemicals 18,569.5 0.98 9,875.588.04
30 Pharmaceutical products 18,628.0 0.99 11,123.967.46
31 Fertilizers 36.8 0.00 62.3-40.99
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,968.0 0.26 3,436.744.56
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 11,614.3 0.61 8,390.238.43
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 6,213.7 0.33 6,007.83.43
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,586.2 0.24 1,304.6251.55
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 796.4 0.04 338.2135.51
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 35.7 0.00 269.1-86.74
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 12,938.9 0.68 13,201.8-1.99
39 Plastics and articles thereof 47,914.8 2.54 43,703.49.64
40 Rubber and articles thereof 9,672.6 0.51 9,504.91.76
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 156.7 0.01 102.053.71
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 532.4 0.03 237.8123.94
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 36.2-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 791.3 0.04 947.4-16.47
45 Cork and articles of cork 4.3 0.00 18.5-76.85
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 112.6 0.01 62.879.40
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 331.9 0.02 2,029.7-83.65
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,726.7 0.36 10,584.4-36.45
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,883.9 0.26 1,950.4150.41
50 Silk 12.4 0.00 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 19.7-100.00
52 Cotton 1,177.2 0.06 1,638.0-28.13
54 Man-made filaments 115.5 0.01 313.0-63.10
55 Man-made staple fibers 222.5 0.01 187.818.45
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,159.3 0.11 1,140.589.33
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2.6 0.00 22.5-88.33
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 74.2 0.00 100.3-26.04
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,122.5 0.11 1,857.914.25
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 513.1 0.03 631.8-18.78
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 225.5 0.01 257.0-12.25
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 342.1 0.02 474.1-27.84
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 513.0 0.03 600.9-14.62
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 92.2 0.00 109.6-15.87
65 Headgear and parts thereof 146.3 0.01 42.8241.41
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 19.0 0.00 13.838.35
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5,089.8 0.27 3,036.567.62
69 Ceramic products 7,048.6 0.37 4,992.141.19
70 Glass and glassware 5,999.7 0.32 4,637.129.39
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,110.3 0.06 417.7165.79
72 Iron and steel 1,602.8 0.08 1,362.117.68
73 Articles of iron or steel 30,553.7 1.62 22,840.133.77
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,874.9 0.10 1,791.24.67
75 Nickel and articles thereof 5,336.6 0.28 4,917.28.53
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,695.6 0.09 2,160.6-21.52
78 Lead and articles thereof 5.4 0.00 3.079.83
79 Zinc and articles thereof 151.2 0.01 225.9-33.07
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,030.9 0.05 2.935,205.65
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,078.7 0.27 5,149.3-1.37
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 7,050.8 0.37 7,058.3-0.11
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 11,229.2 0.59 12,704.9-11.62
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 830,998.2 43.98 911,217.8-8.80
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 280,966.6 14.87 257,682.39.04
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 1,129.2 0.06 111.3914.74
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 152,509.6 8.07 151,037.20.97
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 96,834.9 5.12 65,732.947.32
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 253.6 0.01 954.9-73.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 165,989.3 8.78 122,257.635.77
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 244.0 0.01 123.597.65
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 447.7 0.02 730.8-38.75
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,190.8 0.06 1,627.8-26.85
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 7,137.7 0.38 12,348.2-42.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,365.8 0.18 3,656.1-7.94
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 634.9 0.03 311.0104.12
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 307.9 0.02 3,021.8-89.81
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 66,360.3 3.51 69,343.3-4.30

US Imports from Hungary

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 81.10% of US total imports from Hungary (82.88% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.57% of US total imports from Hungary (6.63% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.31% of US total imports from Hungary (1.31% in 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Hungary in 2017 over 2016 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 $74.0 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $20.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Hungary in 2017 over the 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $238.0 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $137.1 million.
US imports from Hungary in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2016
USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 1,507.7 0.03 1,085.738.87
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,540.6 0.03 1,294.119.05
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,991.0 0.04 2,015.9-1.23
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,646.9 0.11 2,550.3121.42
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 39.4 0.00 24.262.71
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 6,557.5 0.13 6,465.61.42
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 389.0 0.01 503.3-22.70
10 Cereals 77.0 0.00 170.4-54.84
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,085.2 0.02 1,045.23.83
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 5.6-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 18.0 0.00 18.7-3.49
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 210.2 0.00 320.6-34.44
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,635.5 0.05 2,533.14.04
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,060.6 0.02 1,150.1-7.78
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,208.2 0.02 987.322.38
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 9,426.7 0.18 2,749.1242.90
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,920.9 0.06 1,662.775.67
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,067.5 0.06 3,596.5-14.71
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 30.4 0.00 18.663.19
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 236.0 0.00 185.127.54
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 368.1 0.01 469.8-21.63
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 966.1 0.02 826.516.89
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 20,436.4 0.39 18,693.19.33
29 Organic chemicals 111,063.9 2.14 97,754.113.62
30 Pharmaceutical products 17,899.5 0.35 22,519.7-20.52
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 713.9 0.01 768.8-7.15
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 69,286.6 1.34 64,792.06.94
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 14,450.6 0.28 10,107.042.98
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 296.9 0.01 33.9776.65
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,586.2 0.03 743.0113.48
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8,065.2 0.16 5,609.943.77
39 Plastics and articles thereof 77,897.7 1.50 73,225.06.38
40 Rubber and articles thereof 70,377.0 1.36 66,968.65.09
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 91.2 0.00 33.0176.15
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9,116.8 0.18 8,134.312.08
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 141.6 0.00 303.8-53.39
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,491.0 0.16 7,648.111.02
45 Cork and articles of cork 13.4 0.00 12.66.43
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,625.3 0.13 8,949.6-25.97
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,356.6 0.03 1,151.717.79
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 5.4-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 48.8 0.00 23.7105.62
52 Cotton 35.6 0.00 541.7-93.44
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 579.2 0.01 766.0-24.38
54 Man-made filaments 2,744.3 0.05 2,207.624.31
55 Man-made staple fibers 8,654.8 0.17 9,709.2-10.86
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,565.6 0.03 2,159.5-27.50
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 976.5 0.02 1,630.6-40.11
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 58.1 0.00 105.7-45.03
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 9,000.7 0.17 10,257.6-12.25
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.5 0.00 6.5-92.76
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,767.0 0.05 3,011.9-8.13
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 25,223.0 0.49 26,850.8-6.06
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,918.4 0.04 1,520.426.18
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 13,943.7 0.27 12,053.615.68
65 Headgear and parts thereof 308.1 0.01 246.824.84
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3.4 0.00 6.8-50.15
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 7.3 0.00 0.61,145.32
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 32,475.9 0.63 31,900.11.80
69 Ceramic products 11,670.6 0.23 11,848.2-1.50
70 Glass and glassware 9,506.7 0.18 10,036.1-5.28
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,095.8 0.08 2,678.252.93
72 Iron and steel 646.8 0.01 503.228.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 15,113.3 0.29 14,126.86.98
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,710.0 0.03 1,978.2-13.56
75 Nickel and articles thereof 176.7 0.00 209.4-15.61
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,748.4 0.05 3,345.8-17.86
79 Zinc and articles thereof 374.2 0.01 253.147.84
80 Tin and articles thereof 608.4 0.01 118.5413.39
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,799.3 0.05 1,261.2121.96
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 14,767.2 0.29 11,455.128.91
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6,816.4 0.13 8,808.1-22.61
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,382,338.7 26.68 1,519,487.5-9.03
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 1,055,766.4 20.38 981,798.57.53
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 14,408.9 0.28 10,659.835.17
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,380,260.8 26.64 1,618,288.0-14.71
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 570.0 0.01 132.7329.40
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 45.9 0.00 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 368,503.0 7.11 382,280.8-3.60
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 238.8 0.00 281.2-15.08
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 113.4 0.00 83.835.34
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,354.1 0.05 13,381.3-82.41
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 46,824.0 0.90 49,501.1-5.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 40,849.0 0.79 45,018.7-9.26
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 502.7 0.01 663.6-24.25
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 8,126.0 0.16 6,837.218.85
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 250,221.3 4.83 229,639.88.96
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce