Dynamics of US trade with Iran from 2013 to 2018

Published or Updated: Feb 16, 2020

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Iran from 2013 to 2018: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Iran from 2013 to 2018 (in million US dollars)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Turnover 310 187 294 260 202 509
Exports 308 187 282 172 138 439
Imports 2 0 12 88 65 71
Balance 306 187 270 84 73 368
Dynamics of the rank and share of Iran in US foreign trade from 2013 to 2018
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Rank in US trade 133 149 129 136 144 122
Share in US trade, % 0.008 0.005 0.008 0.007 0.005 0.012
Rank in US exports 116 130 112 130 130 105
Share in US exports, % 0.020 0.012 0.019 0.012 0.009 0.026
Rank in US import 193 167 167 125 135 133
Share in US imports, % 0.000 0.000 0.001 0.004 0.003 0.003
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Iran by product types from 2013 to 2018 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 65.4 42.2 54.0 68.0 53.0 81.2
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 13.6 22.1 18.2 14.8 22.0 3.9
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 12.9 14.8 7.9 8.8 13.5 4.8
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 8.1 20.8 19.6 8.0 11.2 10.0
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Iran by product types from 2013 to 2018 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.4 6.6 7.2
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 0.0 0.0 0.0 10.6 0.0 0.0
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 1.6 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.9 0.3
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 0.3 0.0 0.0 64.8 84.0 82.4
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Dynamics of US exports to Iran from 2013 to 2018 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
01 Live animals 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.9 0.7 0.9
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0 0 0.0 1.3 0.4
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 0.0 0 0 0.2 0.0 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 43.8 35.5 2.7 0.1 0.2 0.6
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5.6 8.0 7.5 6.8 7.5 3.2
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 17.4 0.1 0 0.1 0.3 0.3
10 Cereals 77.7 0.1 53.6 0.3 0.1 0.9
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 51.9 25.6 41.6 75.9 36.6 341.6
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 1.1 3.2 17.6 1.9 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0 0 0.1 0.0 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.3 0 2.3 4.8 1.1
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0 0 0.1 0 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1.5 2.7 10.1 8.2 14.6 4.9
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3.0 4.9 33.4 4.4 4.9 2.4
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.0 1.9 0.0 0.1 0.2
29 Organic chemicals 6.7 7.3 9.7 7.4 11.7 5.2
30 Pharmaceutical products 14.6 9.0 14.6 7.5 10.7 6.4
31 Fertilizers 0.8 0.1 0.2 0.7 0.3 0.2
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.1 0.8 1.1 1.2 0.6 0.9
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 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.1 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.9 0.3 0.1
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.1 0.2 3.4 0.1 0.0 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1.7 3.1 4.3 4.6 6.0 3.5
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17.5 20.4 15.9 3.1 0.2 0.4
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0 0 0 0.3 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0 0 0.1 0 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 39.7 27.2 22.0 15.0 18.4 20.6
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.3
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0 0 0.2 0.0 0.0
70 Glass and glassware​ 0 0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 0.1 1.1 1.0 0.5 1.4 0.1
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 1.4 0.4 0.3 0.8 0.9 0.5
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.6 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 23.4 37.2 54.1 12.4 12.5 43.4
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 0.1 0.1 0.0 0 0.1
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.3 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0 0 0.1 0 0
Dynamics of US imports from Iran from 2013 to 2018 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.2
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0 0 0.1 0.1 0.1
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0 0 0.8 1.3 1.3
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0 0 0.4 0.8 0.9
10 Cereals 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0 0 0.3 0.1 0.1
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0 0 0.0 0.2 0.1
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0 0 0.1 0.4 0.8
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0 0 0.1 0.5 0.6
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0 0 0.1 0.8 0.6
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 0.2
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.1
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0 0 9.4 0 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0 0 0.1 0.6 0.2
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0 0 57.1 54.3 58.3
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1.5 0 11.8 19.4 5.4 6.5
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 0.7 0 0 0 0.0 0.6
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Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce