Dynamics of US trade with Kuwait from 2013 to 2018

Published or Updated: Nov 28, 2019

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

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Kuwait from 2013 to 2018 (in million US dollars)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Turnover 15,539 15,377 7,633 6,791 8,179 5,059
Exports 2,598 3,649 2,751 3,296 5,167 2,994
Imports 12,941 11,729 4,883 3,495 3,013 2,064
Balance -10,344 -8,080 -2,132 -198 2,154 930
Dynamics of the rank and share of Kuwait in US foreign trade from 2013 to 2018
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Rank in US trade 40 38 49 51 50 63
Share in US trade, % 0.398 0.382 0.200 0.183 0.207 0.118
Rank in US exports 54 51 52 50 40 53
Share in US exports, % 0.165 0.225 0.183 0.227 0.334 0.180
Rank in US import 28 29 44 55 61 66
Share in US imports, % 0.556 0.487 0.212 0.155 0.125 0.079
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Kuwait 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) 9.1 6.7 9.0 6.8 4.5 7.7
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 2.4 2.5
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 8.8 7.1 9.5 8.5 7.3 8.7
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.6
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 1.4 1.0 1.6 1.0 0.6 1.1
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.4
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 4.3 6.8 4.0 5.6 4.1 6.6
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 69.0 66.9 67.3 67.6 69.1 63.1
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Kuwait 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 0.0 0.0 0.0
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 98.4 97.9 93.4 95.0 93.9 90.1
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 1.3 1.1 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 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 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Dynamics of US exports to Kuwait 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 0.9 1.7 1.7 0.9 1.2 1.8
02 Meat and edible meat offal 35.1 43.5 41.8 29.7 35.2 35.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 1.4 0.8 0.7 2.0 0.6 0.4
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12.2 13.6 12.9 10.9 14.2 11.6
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.4 2.0 1.1 0.4 0.0 0.3
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 7.7 7.4 8.3 6.7 5.9 5.9
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 26.2 21.3 29.1 31.1 30.9 39.6
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1.3 1.3 2.0 1.8 2.4 3.0
10 Cereals 0.7 2.6 2.1 3.2 7.4 3.2
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.7
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 12.9 9.9 7.3 5.3 4.7 2.8
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.3 2.4 2.2
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 41.2 43.1 43.5 42.6 42.9 36.7
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3.8 2.4 4.4 2.7 3.2 4.4
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4.8 4.6 3.8 4.2 4.9 3.9
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4.8 5.2 3.4 4.7 3.7 3.9
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 27.6 20.4 18.4 14.5 13.6 14.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 17.0 20.5 21.0 18.3 18.7 19.5
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 31.4 37.9 36.5 37.8 35.9 34.9
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1.9 2.5 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.3
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4.0 4.1 7.2 3.0 3.7 5.3
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.7 0.9 2.8 0.9 1.4 1.3
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 7.0 10.2 8.0 16.6 121.9 72.8
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 14.8 18.1 20.8 14.3 14.8 14.4
29 Organic chemicals 11.3 12.5 9.6 11.3 14.3 15.2
30 Pharmaceutical products 32.2 27.9 42.0 32.2 31.3 42.6
31 Fertilizers 0.7 0.3 1.1 1.3 0.0 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2.9 3.5 4.6 3.6 2.8 2.1
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 13.0 11.0 20.5 21.1 18.8 22.7
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 6.5 12.9 8.4 8.1 12.4 11.3
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2.9 2.7 4.2 2.9 3.4 3.4
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 4.2 5.7 5.1 27.6 12.4 16.4
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1.3 0.8 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.8
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 87.0 117.0 99.3 104.9 202.1 71.7
39 Plastics and articles thereof 37.3 30.7 29.6 33.5 43.7 38.5
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14.7 14.9 17.2 19.0 20.1 22.7
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.4
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2.8 3.9 2.6 2.2 1.7 2.3
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 2.3 6.8 5.1 2.5 4.1 1.2
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1.5 1.8 3.0 2.6 1.8 2.8
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 5.0 4.8 5.9 6.3 5.2 6.8
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7.8 6.8 5.6 6.2 5.3 6.0
50 Silk 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
52 Cotton 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
55 Man-made staple fibers 1.7 2.0 1.3 0.4 0.3 0.3
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4.0 5.2 5.9 3.7 3.3 2.6
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1.9 2.2 1.4 0.4 0.1 0.1
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1.1 1.6 1.4 1.6 1.7 1.8
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 6.3 5.9 7.1 6.0 6.7 7.2
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 14.1 15.3 17.1 14.3 13.2 14.3
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.4 1.8 4.0 2.7 2.6 1.5
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3.5 1.8 1.3 1.0 0.6 1.4
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.5 0.4 2.6 2.6 1.2 3.4
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.0 0.1 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 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.7 1.1 0.7
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4.1 6.0 4.2 5.2 4.0 3.8
69 Ceramic products 1.3 1.0 1.8 0.9 1.9 2.2
70 Glass and glassware​ 6.0 6.9 10.6 9.7 3.6 2.7
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 10.0 8.5 12.7 7.8 5.1 12.2
72 Iron and steel 17.4 162.6 45.4 104.8 125.0 135.8
73 Articles of iron or steel 16.0 26.0 29.0 38.4 37.1 22.2
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.5 0.6 1.4 1.0 1.1 1.3
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1.0 1.1 1.5 1.6 2.3 2.2
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 53.3 33.4 6.6 13.2 5.2 4.2
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 12.0 5.8
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.5 0.4
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.6 0.3 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.2
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 18.2 19.9 20.9 20.0 21.7 21.3
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4.8 5.8 5.4 6.1 7.5 4.9
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 339.9 512.3 385.0 416.0 640.5 421.7
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 136.1 205.9 197.2 273.3 622.2 262.3
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 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.7
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1114.3 821.5 934.5 802.3 757.0 866.5
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 58.8 763.1 171.4 536.6 1339.6 128.4
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 30.8 20.4 12.0 40.9 10.5 3.8
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 111.9 115.1 151.7 157.3 201.1 206.3
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6 1.7
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.2 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.1
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 35.6 218.2 20.8 112.0 366.8 72.7
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 28.0 42.3 53.5 46.6 68.5 45.3
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 11.0 14.1 13.9 13.8 12.9 14.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2.2 2.5 3.3 3.0 3.3 2.8
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1.2 0.9 1.9 5.3 5.3 13.7
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 66.5 81.2 77.0 104.2 128.2 114.9
Dynamics of US imports from Kuwait 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 0.0 0 0 0.1
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.1
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.7 0.0 0.3 0 0.2 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 12737.3 11486.6 4561.8 3321.4 2827.7 1859.8
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0 0 0.3 0.2 0.8
29 Organic chemicals 10.8 0 0 2.0 0.0 0
31 Fertilizers 157.3 118.2 142.5 94.4 74.5 36.3
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3.1 0 0.0 0.6 0 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.6 6.4 0.0 3.6 7.7 20.1
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.6 0.3
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
72 Iron and steel 0 0 0 0 0.3 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.5 0.4 0.9 0.2 1.0 0.4
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 0.5 0.3 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.5
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 0.2 0.6 0.9 1.3 0.9 0.2
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.5 0.4
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 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.1
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 29.4 115.4 174.5 67.9 97.8 144.5
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce