US trade with Lithuania in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 26, 2018

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

US Trade with Lithuania

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Lithuania totaled $529.4 million, up 16.51% ($75.0 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Lithuania in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $166.8 million, up 32.22% ($40.6 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Lithuania in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $362.6 million, up 10.48% ($34.4 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Lithuania in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $195.9 million, a 3.09% decrease ($6.2 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Lithuania was the US 79th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0508% of US total trade (up from 0.0472% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Lithuania was the US 85th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 94th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0409% of US total exports (up from 0.0333% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Lithuania was the US 72nd largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 69th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0571% of US total imports (up from 0.0563% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Lithuania

The major share of US exports to Lithuania 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) - 62.56% of US total exports to Lithuania (71.18% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.01% of US total exports to Lithuania (13.52% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.29% of US total exports to Lithuania (5.98% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.87% of US total exports to Lithuania (1.56% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.07% of US total exports to Lithuania (1.15% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.93% of US total exports to Lithuania (1.45% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Lithuania 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) - an increase of $14.5 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $11.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $4.7 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $3.8 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $3.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $3.1 million;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $2.5 million;
  • 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 $2.4 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.6 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Lithuania 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) - a decrease of $4.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US exports to Lithuania 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 244.0 0.15 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 19,483.5 11.68 8,049.1142.06
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 59.2 0.04 16.8251.50
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,862.2 4.12 3,748.583.07
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 10.1 0.01 0.0
10 Cereals 236.1 0.14 224.15.37
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 244.8 0.15 453.8-46.06
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 9.6-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 700.0 0.42 216.3223.58
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 96.9 0.06 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 53.9 0.03 376.9-85.71
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 296.4 0.18 1,415.9-79.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,325.7 0.80 2,030.3-34.70
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 119.2 0.07 28.8314.18
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 307.9 0.18 479.2-35.74
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 89.1 0.05 162.8-45.31
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 737.9 0.44 557.732.32
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 312.4 0.19 177.775.78
29 Organic chemicals 635.1 0.38 352.979.96
30 Pharmaceutical products 523.0 0.31 220.3137.44
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 407.1 0.24 328.124.09
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,995.8 3.60 2,174.7175.71
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 360.5 0.22 176.3104.46
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,117.7 1.87 572.8444.30
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 5.2 0.00 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 13.9 0.01 25.8-46.28
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,720.2 4.03 2,010.3234.29
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,522.1 0.91 1,243.722.38
40 Rubber and articles thereof 875.1 0.52 260.3236.22
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 5.4 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 116.1 0.07 86.534.12
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 179.6 0.11 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,710.3 1.03 1,757.0-2.66
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 286.0 0.17 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,043.8 0.63 163.1540.15
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 81.7 0.05 52.655.36
52 Cotton 89.6 0.05 16.4446.65
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 9.5 0.01 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 93.6 0.06 113.8-17.74
55 Man-made staple fibers 12.8 0.01 3.8234.67
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9.6 0.01 119.6-91.96
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 78.5 0.05 80.8-2.86
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 49.2 0.03 3.61,256.63
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 107.4 0.06 22.1384.75
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 20.8 0.01 293.4-92.91
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 24.4 0.01 35.3-30.78
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 356.0 0.21 191.985.55
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 804.9 0.48 508.658.24
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.9 0.00 6.3-53.79
65 Headgear and parts thereof 89.4 0.05 42.9108.16
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 42.4 0.03 13.1225.01
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 352.8 0.21 231.552.39
69 Ceramic products 35.2 0.02 5.2572.62
70 Glass and glassware 87.6 0.05 533.4-83.57
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 99.6 0.06 18.0452.11
72 Iron and steel 48.1 0.03 36.232.90
73 Articles of iron or steel 667.0 0.40 677.4-1.54
74 Copper and articles thereof 23.2 0.01 45.9-49.46
75 Nickel and articles thereof 83.9 0.05 10.3715.91
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 117.2 0.07 301.0-61.06
78 Lead and articles thereof 4.4 0.00 71.9-93.82
80 Tin and articles thereof 5.9 0.00 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 60.9 0.04 13.3359.92
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 312.6 0.19 494.6-36.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 233.4 0.14 171.735.90
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,794.5 9.47 20,245.6-21.99
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 10,213.9 6.13 7,776.231.35
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 20.4 0.01 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 60,033.5 36.00 45,561.331.76
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 5,985.3 3.59 6,973.7-14.17
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 92.4 0.06 99.0-6.74
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,176.2 7.30 9,108.633.68
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9.7 0.01 3.0224.82
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 90.2 0.05 95.1-5.17
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 620.6 0.37 1,002.1-38.07
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 277.9 0.17 719.8-61.40
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,004.1 0.60 978.42.63
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 48.2 0.03 249.8-80.71
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 321.3 0.19 847.5-62.09
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,361.6 0.82 1,019.733.53

US Imports from Lithuania

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 56.81% of US total imports from Lithuania (64.29% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.43% of US total imports from Lithuania (8.20% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.82% of US total imports from Lithuania (6.74% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.55% of US total imports from Lithuania (4.46% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.02% of US total imports from Lithuania (2.09% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.48% of US total imports from Lithuania (1.61% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $11.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $6.4 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $5.8 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 $4.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4.3 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $3.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $1.3 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Lithuania in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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) - a decrease of $5.1 million;
  • 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 $3.5 million.
US imports from Lithuania 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
(%)
01 Live animals 44.2 0.01 11.0301.30
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 99.7 0.03 611.6-83.70
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,909.4 1.91 6,370.28.46
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 12.5 0.00 18.6-33.13
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 23.3 0.01 12.094.88
10 Cereals 13.0 0.00 29.5-56.02
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6,025.6 1.66 4,726.727.48
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 42.3 0.01 99.7-57.60
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2.4 0.00 18.7-87.43
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 929.0 0.26 480.293.44
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 27.0 0.01 32.4-16.74
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 440.8 0.12 490.3-10.09
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 876.1 0.24 759.715.32
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 124.0 0.03 48.8153.89
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 443.2 0.12 715.1-38.01
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 404.6 0.11 230.975.22
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 79.1 0.02 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3.5 0.00 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 82.6 0.02 42.395.48
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 205,934.3 56.79 211,001.6-2.40
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 25.6 0.01 3,486.9-99.27
29 Organic chemicals 3,063.2 0.84 2,440.725.50
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,596.3 2.09 1,845.2311.68
31 Fertilizers 5,720.0 1.58 2,650.2115.83
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 72.9 0.02 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 79.5 0.02 14.9433.82
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 300.6 0.08 186.860.95
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,940.3 1.09 2,665.247.84
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 4.7 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 18,807.6 5.19 12,392.451.77
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,801.6 0.50 1,177.752.97
40 Rubber and articles thereof 34.4 0.01 56.1-38.79
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5.9 0.00 17.8-66.85
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 4.3 0.00 76.8-94.40
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,718.5 1.30 3,735.626.31
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 4.8 0.00 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 465.8 0.13 1,303.9-64.27
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 178.0 0.05 249.9-28.76
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 510.5 0.14 1,003.4-49.13
52 Cotton 0.4 0.00 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 206.2 0.06 82.1151.16
54 Man-made filaments 1.8 0.00 101.4-98.20
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.3 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,089.3 0.30 623.274.80
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5.8 0.00 3.851.54
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 6.2 0.00 7.7-19.93
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1.4 0.00 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 23.1 0.01 3.8502.53
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 941.2 0.26 893.55.34
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,390.6 0.93 3,127.48.42
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 985.9 0.27 892.210.51
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3.4 0.00 14.4-76.22
65 Headgear and parts thereof 9.4 0.00 9.13.09
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 4.9 0.00 9.5-48.53
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 154.2 0.04 97.757.83
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 57.7 0.02 41.738.40
69 Ceramic products 71.1 0.02 46.154.20
70 Glass and glassware 772.2 0.21 264.5191.92
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 535.9 0.15 356.250.45
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,834.3 0.51 2,228.6-17.69
74 Copper and articles thereof 2.8 0.00 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 446.3 0.12 281.258.69
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 101.6 0.03 9.6956.88
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 265.6 0.07 208.327.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,261.7 1.45 3,806.438.23
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 7,500.1 2.07 7,195.74.23
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 3.3 0.00 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 282.2 0.08 143.496.81
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 121.4 0.03 124.7-2.69
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5.8 0.00 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 15,173.7 4.18 10,860.339.72
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 14.7 0.00 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,294.4 0.36 1,645.4-21.33
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 31,874.3 8.79 27,130.317.49
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 630.5 0.17 462.036.47
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 115.4 0.03 286.4-59.73
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 87.8 0.02 52.965.87
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 19,520.6 5.38 8,236.2137.01
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce