US trade with Lithuania in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 24, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Lithuania in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Lithuania

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Lithuania totaled $565.6 million, up 87.89% ($264.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Lithuania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $176.5 million, up 51.95% ($60.3 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Lithuania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $389.1 million, up 110.47% ($204.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Lithuania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $212.6 million, a 209.37% increase ($143.9 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Lithuania was the US 77th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 90th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0573% of US total trade (up from 0.0367% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Lithuania was the US 84th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 95th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0463% of US total exports (up from 0.0335% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Lithuania was the US 69th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 81st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0643% of US total imports (up from 0.0390% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Lithuania

The major share of US exports to Lithuania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 53.90% of US total exports to Lithuania (62.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.42% of US total exports to Lithuania (17.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 15.25% of US total exports to Lithuania (0.41% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.82% of US total exports to Lithuania (10.24% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.39% of US total exports to Lithuania (1.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.75% of US total exports to Lithuania (1.25% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.55% of US total exports to Lithuania (2.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Lithuania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $26.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $11.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $9.2 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $7.0 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $3.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $0.5 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Lithuania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $2.3 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • 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 $0.6 million.
US exports to Lithuania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 19,270.6 10.92 12,242.157.41
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 28.2 0.02 78.5-64.05
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,119.7 2.90 2,367.7116.23
10 Cereals 352.9 0.20 540.8-34.74
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 15.5 0.01 102.0-84.82
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2.9 0.00 103.1-97.21
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 39.9 0.02 11.2255.96
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 66.4 0.04 215.9-69.27
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,151.7 0.65 902.527.62
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,020.6 0.58 844.820.81
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 120.5 0.07 84.343.03
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 16.9 0.01 2,287.1-99.26
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 80.3 0.05 116.0-30.77
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 26,829.7 15.20 363.17,289.47
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 118.0 0.07 215.4-45.22
29 Organic chemicals 449.9 0.25 386.416.43
30 Pharmaceutical products 509.1 0.29 550.5-7.52
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 447.7 0.25 647.7-30.87
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,651.2 4.34 4,101.586.55
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 345.6 0.20 75.8356.18
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 696.2 0.39 452.253.97
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 6.9 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,807.1 2.72 2,020.6137.90
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,863.2 1.06 2,975.5-37.38
40 Rubber and articles thereof 426.6 0.24 459.0-7.06
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 4.1 0.00 4.3-4.65
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 34.9 0.02 10.9219.14
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 90.1-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,142.5 1.21 1,516.141.32
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 33.3-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 27.1-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 223.9 0.13 415.1-46.06
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 92.3 0.05 115.0-19.72
52 Cotton 15.4 0.01 3.9297.22
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 166.6 0.09 92.979.37
55 Man-made staple fibers 5.1 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 30.0 0.02 29.80.51
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 87.4 0.05 241.6-63.82
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 14.5 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 16.7 0.01 136.0-87.70
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 66.7 0.04 174.5-61.78
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 78.2 0.04 61.527.16
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 153.0 0.09 138.210.75
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 565.5 0.32 464.821.68
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 64.7 0.04 59.39.16
65 Headgear and parts thereof 54.5 0.03 29.882.80
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3.2 0.00 14.2-77.59
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 533.5 0.30 368.144.91
69 Ceramic products 3.3 0.00 18.5-82.03
70 Glass and glassware 832.9 0.47 1,508.0-44.77
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 25.6 0.01 39.6-35.39
72 Iron and steel 38.8 0.02 7.6407.92
73 Articles of iron or steel 426.5 0.24 1,610.6-73.52
74 Copper and articles thereof 26.7 0.02 27.4-2.56
75 Nickel and articles thereof 95.7 0.05 73.031.24
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 119.8 0.07 28.5320.30
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 34.5 0.02 26.231.83
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 191.3 0.11 628.6-69.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 44.0 0.02 144.2-69.48
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,965.0 8.48 14,115.36.02
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 8,119.2 4.60 7,651.26.12
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 17.1 0.01 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 51,295.3 29.07 39,705.229.19
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 4,155.7 2.35 4,154.80.02
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 95.5 0.05 74.428.29
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,470.9 9.33 7,249.7127.20
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 15.0-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 97.6 0.06 115.3-15.33
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 318.2 0.18 7.04,469.67
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 709.0 0.40 1,305.4-45.68
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 927.1 0.53 385.2140.72
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 88.7 0.05 159.7-44.45
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 94.7 0.05 49.591.30
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,491.3 0.85 858.473.72

US Imports from Lithuania

The major share of US imports from Lithuania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 67.95% of US total imports from Lithuania (37.17% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.05% of US total imports from Lithuania (17.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.87% of US total imports from Lithuania (11.70% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.37% of US total imports from Lithuania (4.33% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.34% of US total imports from Lithuania (9.35% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.30% of US total imports from Lithuania (2.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.73% of US total imports from Lithuania (1.54% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Lithuania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $195.6 million;
  • 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 $11.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4.4 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $3.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Lithuania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $4.6 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $3.9 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $3.0 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $1.2 million.
US imports from Lithuania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 175.1 0.05 3,135.1-94.41
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,359.9 0.86 4,863.3-30.91
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 89.2 0.02 64.837.56
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2.9 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9.5 0.00 37.8-74.83
10 Cereals 7.6 0.00 3.8101.93
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2,716.2 0.70 6,644.4-59.12
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 17.4 0.00 2.8516.01
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 18.8-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 565.7 0.15 302.786.86
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 18.3 0.00 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 339.3 0.09 249.635.95
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 983.1 0.25 514.391.17
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 67.6 0.02 53.127.36
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 526.0 0.14 1,015.6-48.21
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 222.8 0.06 376.6-40.84
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 141.9 0.04 52.9168.24
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 264,250.7 67.92 68,666.5284.83
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 77.0 0.02 11.1592.44
29 Organic chemicals 2,972.2 0.76 2,748.28.15
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,667.6 0.69 1,914.839.32
31 Fertilizers 751.6 0.19 5,332.4-85.90
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 34.6 0.01 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 18.8 0.00 40.7-53.80
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 291.0 0.07 226.628.43
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,043.5 0.53 3,260.7-37.33
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 16,672.9 4.29 16,905.2-1.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,855.9 0.48 1,100.068.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 44.4 0.01 58.8-24.39
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 14.8 0.00 41.7-64.44
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 38.4 0.01 3.8906.13
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,114.8 1.06 4,125.4-0.26
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 706.6 0.18 627.212.66
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 247.9 0.06 182.435.88
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 795.4 0.20 374.2112.53
52 Cotton 15.6 0.00 4.2272.37
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 245.3 0.06 123.698.40
54 Man-made filaments 12.1 0.00 44.0-72.57
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 716.7 0.18 746.8-4.04
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4.0 0.00 1.0297.64
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.9 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5.2 0.00 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3.2 0.00 25.0-87.28
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,336.2 0.34 1,625.4-17.79
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,756.4 1.22 4,228.412.49
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,081.1 0.28 790.636.74
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1.2 0.00 31.3-96.10
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8.4 0.00 10.9-22.58
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 34.3 0.01 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 203.1 0.05 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 93.4 0.02 131.2-28.80
69 Ceramic products 3.7 0.00 8.3-55.10
70 Glass and glassware 211.6 0.05 428.9-50.66
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 368.4 0.09 433.6-15.04
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,062.8 0.53 2,443.1-15.57
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 446.4 0.11 202.4120.61
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 84.0 0.02 26.1222.10
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 244.0 0.06 180.235.41
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,322.1 1.11 3,764.914.80
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 6,956.6 1.79 7,124.3-2.35
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 3.6 0.00 13.0-71.90
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 322.0 0.08 137.5134.16
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 145.6 0.04 33.4336.43
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 14,987.7 3.85 10,555.841.99
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 964.8 0.25 1,113.1-13.32
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 33,824.6 8.69 22,498.550.34
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,176.7 0.30 960.322.54
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 260.4 0.07 437.3-40.46
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 50.3 0.01 97.9-48.61
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 7,296.7 1.88 3,689.797.76
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce