US trade (export - import) with Kyrgyzstan in 2016

Published or Updated: Apr 18, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Kyrgyzstan in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Kyrgyzstan

In 2016, US trade with Kyrgyzstan was $23.3 million, down 51.06% ($24.3 million) from 2015.

US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2016 were $19.9 million, down 37.19% ($11.8 million) from 2015.

US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2016 were $3.4 million, down 78.52% ($12.6 million) from 2015.

US trade surplus with Kyrgyzstan in 2016 was $16.4 million, a 5.00% increase ($0.8 million) over 2015.

Kyrgyzstan was the US 182nd largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 178th in 2015), accounting for 0.0006% of US total trade (down from 0.0013% in 2015).

Kyrgyzstan was the US 180th largest export market in 2016 (down from 172nd in 2015), accounting for 0.0014% of US total exports (down from 0.0021% in 2015).

Kyrgyzstan was the US 189th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 162nd in 2015), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (down from 0.0007% in 2015).

US Exports to Kyrgyzstan

The major share of US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 57.40% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (51.56% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.45% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (18.74% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.39% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (8.33% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.10% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (2.96% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.71% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (1.03% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.46% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (2.14% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,205.3 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $610.1 thousand;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $473.8 thousand;
  • 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 $412.8 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $335.3 thousand;
  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - an increase of $123.2 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $106.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $91.5 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $82.0 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $65.7 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $65.0 thousand;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $60.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,377.7 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $2,283.6 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $1,812.0 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,557.2 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1,455.8 thousand;
  • 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) - a decrease of $1,354.3 thousand;
  • 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) - a decrease of $1,216.4 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $556.4 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $448.9 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $365.2 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $306.3 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $279.6 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $276.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $221.8 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $149.9 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $135.1 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $100.6 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $87.8 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $78.2 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $77.9 thousand.
US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 2,283.6-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 15.2 0.08 19.1-20.40
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 25.2 0.13 34.2-26.24
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 13.0 0.07 0.0
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 45.0-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 87.8-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 40.4 0.20 24.664.23
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 77.9-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 60.0 0.30 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 483.6 2.43 9.84,830.46
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,225.9 6.17 20.65,850.54
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3.0 0.02 24.7-87.81
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 936.8 4.71 326.8186.69
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 427.8 2.15 15.12,739.96
30 Pharmaceutical products 25.3 0.13 29.8-15.25
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 46.0-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 96.3 0.48 31.3207.57
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 184.1 0.93 77.4137.86
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 14.7 0.07 6.9114.39
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 140.0 0.70 48.5188.42
39 Plastics and articles thereof 190.0 0.96 469.6-59.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 133.5 0.67 211.8-36.94
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.0 0.02 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 24.9 0.13 581.3-95.72
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 50.0-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11.8 0.06 47.5-75.08
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 55.4 0.28 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9.6 0.05 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 52.7 0.26 26.797.42
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7.7 0.04 55.6-86.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 68.2 0.34 30.1126.62
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.6 0.01 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3.9 0.02 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2.7 0.01 17.7-84.72
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 148.8 0.75 425.7-65.04
69 Ceramic products 14.4 0.07 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 100.6-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4.0 0.02 26.9-84.96
72 Iron and steel 19.7 0.10 384.9-94.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 397.8 2.00 846.7-53.01
74 Copper and articles thereof 15.9 0.08 151.1-89.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3.8 0.02 40.9-90.61
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 47.4-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 123.2 0.62 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 28.8 0.14 335.1-91.40
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,044.0 10.28 3,856.0-46.99
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 39.4 0.20 261.1-84.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,508.9 27.71 7,886.6-30.15
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 2,444.5 12.30 3,798.8-35.65
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 42.4-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,052.3 10.32 1,717.019.53
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 254.8 1.28 172.847.48
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5.7 0.03 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,143.2 5.75 2,700.3-57.67
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4.5 0.02 25.9-82.52
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 15.3 0.08 165.2-90.76
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 185.5 0.93 1,402.0-86.77
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 81.3 0.41 15.6421.22
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 20.0 0.10 11.574.53
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,065.1 5.36 2,520.9-57.75

US Imports from Kyrgyzstan

The major share of US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 56.50% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (1.97% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 18.02% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (3.87% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.09% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (1.98% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.69% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (2.93% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.33% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (84.25% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,818.3 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $566.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $78.8 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $56.1 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $40.1 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $29.8 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $28.3 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $21.5 thousand;
  • 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 $21.0 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $17.9 thousand;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $16.0 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $14.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $13,433.2 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $487.8 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $299.3 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $264.1 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $141.9 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $127.1 thousand;
  • 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) - a decrease of $118.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $99.1 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $79.1 thousand;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $51.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $21.6 thousand;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - a decrease of $20.1 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $19.8 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $16.8 thousand;
  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair (HS code 67) - a decrease of $15.0 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $14.5 thousand;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $13.2 thousand.
US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 6.0 0.17 10.8-44.47
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 264.1-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 28.3 0.83 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 9.6 0.28 18.5-48.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 78.8 2.30 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 38.3 1.11 165.4-76.86
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 13,433.2-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 14.2 0.41 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 65.9 1.92 36.182.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.8-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.4 0.10 7.3-53.03
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 17.9 0.52 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 6.5-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 1.9 0.05 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 13.2-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 12.5 0.37 32.7-61.58
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.5 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 51.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 32.2 0.94 46.7-31.03
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 65.0 1.89 86.6-24.92
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 21.0 0.61 18.215.64
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 71.4 2.08 49.843.22
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4.5 0.13 2.2101.43
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 15.0-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 16.8-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 16.0 0.47 0.0
72 Iron and steel 1,818.3 52.95 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 141.9-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2.1 0.06 12.0-82.76
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2.1 0.06 81.2-97.42
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 117.5 3.42 77.451.77
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0.0 0.00 487.8-100.00
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 26.2 0.76 5.2400.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 592.6 17.26 26.22,162.70
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 99.1-100.00
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 54.7 1.59 172.8-68.35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 209.8 6.11 153.736.53
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 19.8-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 122.9 3.58 422.2-70.90
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce