Dynamics of US trade with Kuwait from 2012 to 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 17, 2018

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Kuwait from 2012 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Kuwait from 2012 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 16,028 15,539 15,377 7,633 6,791 8,179
Exports 2,682 2,598 3,649 2,751 3,296 5,167
Imports 13,346 12,941 11,729 4,883 3,495 3,013
Balance -10,664 -10,344 -8,080 -2,132 -198 2,154
Dynamics of the rank and share of Kuwait in US foreign trade from 2012 to 2017
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in US trade 39 40 38 49 51 50
Share in US trade, % 0.413 0.398 0.382 0.200 0.183 0.207
Rank in US exports 54 54 51 52 50 40
Share in US exports, % 0.174 0.165 0.225 0.183 0.227 0.334
Rank in US import 29 28 29 44 55 61
Share in US imports, % 0.572 0.556 0.487 0.212 0.155 0.125
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Kuwait by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 7.6 9.1 6.7 9.0 6.8 4.5
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 2.4
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 8.3 8.8 7.1 9.5 8.5 7.3
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.3
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 1.3 1.4 1.0 1.6 1.0 0.6
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.1
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 3.9 4.3 6.8 4.0 5.6 4.1
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 68.2 69.0 66.9 67.3 67.6 69.1
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Kuwait by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 97.7 98.4 97.9 93.4 95.0 93.9
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 1.8 1.3 1.1 2.9 2.9 2.8
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Dynamics of US exports to Kuwait from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
01 Live animals 0.3 0.9 1.7 1.7 0.9 1.2
02 Meat and edible meat offal 27.4 35.1 43.5 41.8 29.7 35.2
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 0.8 1.4 0.8 0.7 2.0 0.6
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 10.2 12.2 13.6 12.9 10.9 14.2
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1.5 0.4 2.0 1.1 0.4 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 7.6 7.7 7.4 8.3 6.7 5.9
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 24.0 26.2 21.3 29.1 31.1 30.9
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1.2 1.3 1.3 2.0 1.8 2.4
10 Cereals 2.3 0.7 2.6 2.1 3.2 7.4
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.1 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.5
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4.6 12.9 9.9 7.3 5.3 4.7
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.3 2.4
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 48.4 41.2 43.1 43.5 42.6 42.9
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 5.7 3.8 2.4 4.4 2.7 3.2
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3.7 4.8 4.6 3.8 4.2 4.9
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2.7 4.8 5.2 3.4 4.7 3.7
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 22.3 27.6 20.4 18.4 14.5 13.6
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11.4 17.0 20.5 21.0 18.3 18.7
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 24.9 31.4 37.9 36.5 37.8 35.9
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1.2 1.9 2.5 1.8 1.7 1.6
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3.1 4.0 4.1 7.2 3.0 3.7
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3.4 0.7 0.9 2.8 0.9 1.4
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8.4 7.0 10.2 8.0 16.6 121.9
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 17.1 14.8 18.1 20.8 14.3 14.8
29 Organic chemicals 9.3 11.3 12.5 9.6 11.3 14.3
30 Pharmaceutical products 31.7 32.2 27.9 42.0 32.2 31.3
31 Fertilizers 0.1 0.7 0.3 1.1 1.3 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3.0 2.9 3.5 4.6 3.6 2.8
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 9.8 13.0 11.0 20.5 21.1 18.8
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 8.5 6.5 12.9 8.4 8.1 12.4
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2.3 2.9 2.7 4.2 2.9 3.4
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3.5 4.2 5.7 5.1 27.6 12.4
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1.1 1.3 0.8 0.1 0.2 0.3
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 89.2 87.0 117.0 99.3 104.9 202.1
39 Plastics and articles thereof 32.3 37.3 30.7 29.6 33.5 43.7
40 Rubber and articles thereof 15.7 14.7 14.9 17.2 19.0 20.1
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2.2 2.8 3.9 2.6 2.2 1.7
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 2.2 2.3 6.8 5.1 2.5 4.1
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1.6 1.5 1.8 3.0 2.6 1.8
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 6.4 5.0 4.8 5.9 6.3 5.2
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.4 7.8 6.8 5.6 6.2 5.3
50 Silk 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
52 Cotton 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
55 Man-made staple fibers 2.4 1.7 2.0 1.3 0.4 0.3
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.2
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2.4 4.0 5.2 5.9 3.7 3.3
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2.2 1.9 2.2 1.4 0.4 0.1
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.7 1.1 1.6 1.4 1.6 1.7
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 8.9 6.3 5.9 7.1 6.0 6.7
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13.1 14.1 15.3 17.1 14.3 13.2
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.4 1.4 1.8 4.0 2.7 2.6
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.7 3.5 1.8 1.3 1.0 0.6
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.5 0.5 0.4 2.6 2.6 1.2
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.7 1.1
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2.8 4.1 6.0 4.2 5.2 4.0
69 Ceramic products 1.5 1.3 1.0 1.8 0.9 1.9
70 Glass and glassware​ 3.0 6.0 6.9 10.6 9.7 3.6
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 7.5 10.0 8.5 12.7 7.8 5.1
72 Iron and steel 2.5 17.4 162.6 45.4 104.8 125.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 55.1 16.0 26.0 29.0 38.4 37.1
74 Copper and articles thereof 1.1 0.5 0.6 1.4 1.0 1.1
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.7 1.0 1.1 1.5 1.6 2.3
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 25.1 53.3 33.4 6.6 13.2 5.2
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 12.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.5
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.8 0.3 0.1
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 15.3 18.2 19.9 20.9 20.0 21.7
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5.0 4.8 5.8 5.4 6.1 7.5
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 324.7 339.9 512.3 385.0 416.0 640.5
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 152.0 136.1 205.9 197.2 273.3 622.2
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 0.6 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.5 0.4
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1103.2 1114.3 821.5 934.5 802.3 757.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 92.5 58.8 763.1 171.4 536.6 1339.6
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 35.4 30.8 20.4 12.0 40.9 10.5
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 119.5 111.9 115.1 151.7 157.3 201.1
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.1
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 124.1 35.6 218.2 20.8 112.0 366.8
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 34.2 28.0 42.3 53.5 46.6 68.5
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 11.7 11.0 14.1 13.9 13.8 12.9
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1.7 2.2 2.5 3.3 3.0 3.3
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1.2 1.2 0.9 1.9 5.3 5.3
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 66.9 66.5 81.2 77.0 104.2 128.2
Dynamics of US imports from Kuwait from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.9 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.2
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13031.9 12737.3 11486.6 4561.8 3321.4 2827.7
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.2
29 Organic chemicals 5.8 10.8 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0
31 Fertilizers 225.2 157.3 118.2 142.5 94.4 74.5
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1.0 3.1 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7.6 0.6 6.4 0.0 3.6 7.7
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.6
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1.1 0.5 0.4 0.9 0.2 1.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 0.5 0.5 0.3 1.0 0.7 0.7
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 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.9 1.3 0.9
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.5
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 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.3
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 70.9 29.4 115.4 174.5 67.9 97.8
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce