US trade with Kyrgyzstan in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 06, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Kyrgyzstan in the 4th quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Kyrgyzstan

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Kyrgyzstan totaled $8.5 million, up 58.84% ($3.1 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Kyrgyzstan in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $6.8 million, up 37.72% ($1.9 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Kyrgyzstan in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $1.7 million, up 312.38% ($1.3 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Kyrgyzstan in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $5.1 million, a 12.76% increase ($0.6 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Kyrgyzstan was the US 182nd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 185th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0008% of US total trade (up from 0.0006% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Kyrgyzstan was the US 176th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 179th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0017% of US total exports (up from 0.0013% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Kyrgyzstan was the US 175th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 192nd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total imports (up from 0.0001% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Kyrgyzstan

The major share of US exports to Kyrgyzstan in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 77.53% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (84.50% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.73% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (3.39% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.31% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (0.48% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.06% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (0.32% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.91% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (4.24% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.64% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (1.12% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Kyrgyzstan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $990.8 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $788.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $451.2 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $420.0 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $103.7 thousand;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $72.1 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $68.8 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 $31.7 thousand;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $24.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Kyrgyzstan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $759.8 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $147.7 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $76.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $40.7 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $33.3 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $24.9 thousand.
US exports to Kyrgyzstan in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 16.0-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 72.1 1.06 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 62.0 0.91 209.7-70.42
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 21.1 0.31 6.1247.76
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 123.5 1.82 91.934.48
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4.5 0.07 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8.2 0.12 48.9-83.23
39 Plastics and articles thereof 106.9 1.57 3.23,251.22
40 Rubber and articles thereof 806.0 11.84 17.24,588.29
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 10.4 0.15 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 15.0-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 34.7 0.51 10.4234.96
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9.2 0.13 42.4-78.42
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
72 Iron and steel 3.1 0.04 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 72.5 1.06 3.61,906.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5.0 0.07 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8.6 0.13 9.5-9.05
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,468.3 36.27 2,017.022.37
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 1,602.2 23.55 611.4162.07
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 364.5 5.36 1,124.3-67.58
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 56.9 0.84 58.5-2.63
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 783.7 11.52 363.7115.47
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5.2 0.08 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 9.7-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 15.9 0.23 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 160.3 2.36 236.5-32.24

US Imports from Kyrgyzstan

The major share of US imports from Kyrgyzstan in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 55.59% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (6.37% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 20.59% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (19.46% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 11.96% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (19.71% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.42% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (17.16% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Kyrgyzstan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $593.2 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $226.1 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $223.4 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $103.3 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 $59.1 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $46.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $39.0 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;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $17.1 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $16.7 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $15.8 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $8.3 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $7.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Kyrgyzstan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $68.4 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $17.1 thousand.
US imports from Kyrgyzstan in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 8.3 0.49 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 15.8 0.93 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 2.2-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 68.4-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 60.8 3.58 14.2328.40
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 223.4 13.16 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 63.3 3.73 65.9-3.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.1 0.12 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 25.3 1.49 0.83,166.28
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2.4 0.14 7.4-67.45
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16.1 0.95 14.97.66
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 115.9 6.83 12.6817.30
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 26.1 1.54 9.5176.13
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 42.2 2.48 35.020.55
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.3 0.02 1.7-82.31
73 Articles of iron or steel 2.5 0.14 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 593.2 34.95 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 85.3 5.03 26.2225.50
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 226.1 13.32 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 39.0 2.30 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 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 106.4 6.27 123.6-13.87
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 43.0 2.53 25.965.95
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce