US trade with Kazakhstan in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 06, 2018

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

US Trade with Kazakhstan

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Kazakhstan was $291.4 million, down 4.37% ($13.3 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Kazakhstan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $142.4 million, up 12.88% ($16.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Kazakhstan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $149.0 million, down 16.56% ($29.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Kazakhstan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $6.6 million, a 87.38% decrease ($45.8 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Kazakhstan was the US 88th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 89th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0295% of US total trade (down from 0.0372% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Kazakhstan was the US 89th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 94th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0373% of US total exports (up from 0.0364% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Kazakhstan was the US 87th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 82nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0246% of US total imports (down from 0.0377% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Kazakhstan

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 56.60% of US total exports to Kazakhstan (57.17% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.63% of US total exports to Kazakhstan (9.98% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.12% of US total exports to Kazakhstan (20.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.10% of US total exports to Kazakhstan (5.78% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.90% of US total exports to Kazakhstan (1.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $17.1 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 $9.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4.2 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $0.6 million.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $7.1 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $5.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $2.3 million;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US exports to Kazakhstan 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 0.0 0.00 6.6-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 20,233.9 14.21 25,579.2-20.90
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 7.5 0.01 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 8.6 0.01 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 276.7 0.19 81.0241.61
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 31.0 0.02 2.71,046.37
10 Cereals 25.6 0.02 73.8-65.29
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 12.4-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 15.8 0.01 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 20.1 0.01 2.6675.91
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2.6 0.00 60.0-95.70
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 99.3 0.07 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 681.0 0.48 24.82,641.98
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 121.0 0.08 79.552.21
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 150.8-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 45.7-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 16.7 0.01 430.2-96.11
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,035.2 0.73 380.8171.86
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 17,199.9 12.08 94.118,173.27
29 Organic chemicals 1,339.6 0.94 986.935.74
30 Pharmaceutical products 991.4 0.70 753.631.56
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3.7 0.00 85.4-95.70
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,187.7 0.83 1,190.9-0.27
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 107.4 0.08 485.4-77.88
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 228.7 0.16 664.6-65.59
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 10.6 0.01 61.7-82.86
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 11.7 0.01 31.1-62.40
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,060.7 2.15 5,494.2-44.29
39 Plastics and articles thereof 823.7 0.58 1,072.5-23.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,982.9 2.10 1,665.579.10
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 65.5 0.05 44.048.86
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 164.6 0.12 24.0586.17
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,112.3 0.78 1,492.3-25.46
54 Man-made filaments 7.8 0.01 2.8174.83
55 Man-made staple fibers 2.7 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 30.8-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 18.2-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 6.7 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 94.4 0.07 20.5360.02
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 45.0 0.03 97.2-53.70
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 249.5 0.18 101.3146.23
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 58.9 0.04 75.0-21.51
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 590.3 0.41 379.655.49
65 Headgear and parts thereof 87.6 0.06 58.449.93
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 32.9 0.02 107.5-69.43
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 74.6 0.05 787.8-90.53
69 Ceramic products 64.9 0.05 1,667.9-96.11
70 Glass and glassware 309.1 0.22 56.1450.46
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 534.4 0.38 370.544.23
72 Iron and steel 81.8 0.06 48.668.34
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,892.8 1.33 3,145.0-39.82
74 Copper and articles thereof 34.7 0.02 52.9-34.34
75 Nickel and articles thereof 15.7 0.01 10.648.37
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 68.3 0.05 43.656.66
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 859.1 0.60 3,113.9-72.41
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,215.2 0.85 542.8123.88
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 248.1 0.17 327.2-24.15
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 34,041.7 23.91 41,147.2-17.27
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 21,232.9 14.91 12,216.873.80
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 4,250.8 2.99 5,537.3-23.23
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,938.2 3.47 3,978.724.12
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 5,087.0 3.57 2,440.2108.47
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 27.4 0.02 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,004.9 7.73 6,788.562.11
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 69.0 0.05 12.7444.84
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 677.0 0.48 286.8136.08
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 674.9 0.47 86.9676.87
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 468.3 0.33 300.555.85
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 150.4 0.11 94.758.71
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 10.0 0.01 4.1143.13
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,298.4 0.91 1,078.220.43

US Imports from Kazakhstan

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 47.69% of US total imports from Kazakhstan (57.12% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 35.69% of US total imports from Kazakhstan (31.28% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.95% of US total imports from Kazakhstan (9.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $9.2 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $3.6 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $3.5 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $3.4 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.4 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Kazakhstan 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) - a decrease of $28.9 million;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $16.0 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $5.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $0.7 million.
US imports from Kazakhstan 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 822.4 0.55 688.319.48
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 229.5 0.15 564.9-59.38
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 102.9 0.07 0.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 144.6 0.10 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,631.0 2.44 61.85,776.64
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 5,620.7-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 67,419.5 45.25 96,305.6-29.99
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 20,787.4 13.95 17,372.719.66
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5.0 0.00 1.1352.27
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 1.4-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 9.6-100.00
72 Iron and steel 38,674.3 25.96 29,469.131.24
73 Articles of iron or steel 808.1 0.54 545.548.14
74 Copper and articles thereof 685.3 0.46 265.0158.59
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 76.8-100.00
78 Lead and articles thereof 3,340.0 2.24 19,309.3-82.70
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 9,670.8 6.49 6,186.156.33
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 40.5 0.03 777.7-94.79
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 34.9 0.02 15.7122.07
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 95.7-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 26.9 0.02 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,562.4 1.72 1,189.5115.41
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce