US trade (export - import) with Kyrgyzstan in 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 06, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Kyrgyzstan in 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Kyrgyzstan

In 2017, US trade with Kyrgyzstan totaled $32.8 million, up 40.82% ($9.5 million) from 2016.

US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2017 totaled $26.1 million, up 31.13% ($6.2 million) from 2016.

US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2017 totaled $6.8 million, up 96.92% ($3.3 million) from 2016.

US trade surplus with Kyrgyzstan in 2017 was $19.3 million, a 17.39% increase ($2.9 million) over 2016.

Kyrgyzstan was the US 181st largest trading partner in 2017 (up from 182nd in 2016), accounting for 0.0008% of US total trade (up from 0.0006% in 2016).

Kyrgyzstan was the US 176th largest export market in 2017 (up from 180th in 2016), accounting for 0.0017% of US total exports (up from 0.0014% in 2016).

Kyrgyzstan was the US 179th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 189th in 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total imports (up from 0.0002% in 2016).

US Exports to Kyrgyzstan

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 58.55% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (57.40% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.95% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (6.10% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.77% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (9.39% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.66% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (4.71% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.84% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (0.74% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.26% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (13.45% in 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $3,542.4 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $2,211.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,054.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,283.4 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $1,240.0 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 $718.2 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $291.7 thousand;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $187.8 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $167.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $165.5 thousand;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - an increase of $149.7 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $120.4 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $112.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $1,970.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,438.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $880.7 thousand;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $427.8 thousand;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $261.9 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $244.1 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $163.3 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 $156.8 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $135.9 thousand;
  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - a decrease of $123.2 thousand.
US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 15.2-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 28.6 0.11 25.213.52
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 13.0-100.00
10 Cereals 24.8 0.09 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 112.5 0.43 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 40.4-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 59.2 0.23 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 60.0-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 221.7 0.85 483.6-54.15
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 345.2 1.32 1,225.9-71.84
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 190.8 0.73 3.06,241.24
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 692.7 2.66 936.8-26.06
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 427.8-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 19.4 0.07 25.3-23.29
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 216.7 0.83 96.3124.98
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 208.2 0.80 184.113.13
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 9.9 0.04 14.7-32.70
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 67.0 0.26 140.0-52.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 481.7 1.85 190.0153.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,676.0 14.10 133.52,653.02
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 24.9-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 21.8 0.08 11.884.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 39.4 0.15 55.4-28.91
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 32.6 0.13 9.6240.99
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 79.8 0.31 52.751.49
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 173.2 0.66 7.72,149.11
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 37.1 0.14 68.2-45.58
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 153.6 0.59 3.93,818.62
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3.6 0.01 2.734.46
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13.0 0.05 148.8-91.30
69 Ceramic products 10.3 0.04 14.4-28.35
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 29.5 0.11 4.0629.23
72 Iron and steel 5.7 0.02 19.7-70.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 234.5 0.90 397.8-41.04
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 15.9-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5.0 0.02 3.829.48
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 123.2-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6.5 0.02 28.8-77.61
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 73.4 0.28 2,044.0-96.41
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2.8 0.01 39.4-92.90
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,563.0 29.01 5,508.937.29
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 3,162.7 12.13 2,444.529.38
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 614.0 2.36 2,052.3-70.08
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,494.8 5.73 254.8486.70
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,426.6 9.31 1,143.2112.27
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 17.1 0.07 4.5278.41
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,227.0 8.54 15.314,483.51
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 28.7 0.11 185.5-84.52
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7.8 0.03 81.3-90.45
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 15.9 0.06 20.0-20.38
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,233.0 4.73 1,065.115.76

US Imports from Kyrgyzstan

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 71.92% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (18.02% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.94% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (6.09% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.70% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (2.33% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.19% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (56.50% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.89% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (4.69% in 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,290.1 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,758.6 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $265.7 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $223.4 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $138.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $98.3 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 $97.2 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $77.3 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $47.3 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $46.6 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $42.3 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) - an increase of $40.8 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $37.9 thousand;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $34.0 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $30.2 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $24.5 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $23.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2017 over the 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,818.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $77.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $73.9 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $38.3 thousand.
US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2016
USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 8.3 0.12 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 34.0 0.50 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 14.6 0.22 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 66.2 0.98 28.3133.62
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 9.6-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5.0 0.07 78.8-93.69
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 38.3-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 60.8 0.90 14.2328.40
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 223.4 3.30 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 8.0 0.12 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 89.5 1.32 65.935.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3.5 0.05 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 27.9 0.41 3.4716.34
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 17.9-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4.9 0.07 1.9161.39
54 Man-made filaments 2.5 0.04 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9.4 0.14 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 10.6 0.16 12.5-15.48
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 47.5 0.70 32.247.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 142.3 2.11 65.0118.93
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 63.3 0.94 21.0201.09
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 118.7 1.76 71.466.32
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2.1 0.03 4.5-52.56
70 Glass and glassware 30.2 0.45 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 0.0 0.00 16.0-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 1,818.3-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 7.3 0.11 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 138.7 2.05 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 19.7 0.29 2.1850.92
78 Lead and articles thereof 3.8 0.06 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6.4 0.09 2.1203.72
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 40.1 0.59 117.5-65.87
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,290.1 33.87 0.0
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 123.5 1.83 26.2370.88
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,351.1 34.77 592.6296.78
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 98.3 1.45 0.0
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 95.5 1.41 54.774.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 226.0 3.34 209.87.70
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 388.5 5.75 122.9216.22
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce