US trade (export - import) with Macau in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Macau in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Macau

In 2013, US trade with Macau totaled $448.5 million, up 0.75% ($3.4 million) from 2012.

US exports to Macau in 2013 totaled $351.2 million, up 1.66% ($5.7 million) from 2012.

US imports from Macau in 2013 were $97.3 million, down 2.39% ($2.4 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Macau in 2013 was $253.9 million, a 3.31% increase ($8.1 million) over 2012.

Macau was the US 123rd largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 120th in 2012), accounting for 0.0115% of US total trade (just as in 2012).

Macau was the US 110th largest export market in 2013 (just as in 2012), accounting for 0.0223% of US total exports (down from 0.0224% in 2012).

Macau was the US 122nd largest supplier in 2013 (down from 121st in 2012), accounting for 0.0042% of US total imports (down from 0.0043% in 2012).

US Exports to Macau

The major share of US exports to Macau in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 58.44% of US total exports to Macau (50.80% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 8.11% of US total exports to Macau (6.88% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.44% of US total exports to Macau (3.91% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.45% of US total exports to Macau (1.44% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.44% of US total exports to Macau (1.54% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Macau in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $41.3 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 $5.1 million;
  • 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 $4.7 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.9 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1.8 million;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - an increase of $1.1 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Macau in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $17.9 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $13.8 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $4.7 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $3.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $1.9 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 $1.9 million.
US exports to Macau in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 354.6-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 893.5 0.25 1,033.2-13.53
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 16.5-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 8.0 0.00 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 38.9 0.01 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 28.4 0.01 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 26.3 0.01 5.0425.22
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 73.4 0.02 3.42,071.32
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 8.4 0.00 0.0
10 Cereals 54.4 0.02 49.110.91
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 86.2 0.02 36.4136.91
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 391.5 0.11 216.381.01
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 187.2-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2.7 0.00 3.0-10.97
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 103.5 0.03 131.6-21.39
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 13.6 0.00 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3.1 0.00 93.0-96.62
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 89.4 0.03 109.7-18.50
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,454.1 1.84 11,114.7-41.93
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 299.0 0.09 28.3957.19
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3.7 0.00 129.8-97.15
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 51.7 0.01 29.575.42
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 33.2 0.01 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 93.1 0.03 175.0-46.83
29 Organic chemicals 1,678.0 0.48 1,073.156.37
30 Pharmaceutical products 248.6 0.07 147.368.84
31 Fertilizers 15.5 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 325.7 0.09 304.17.11
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 506.3 0.14 940.9-46.19
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 130.3 0.04 628.2-79.26
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 6.4 0.00 23.0-72.14
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 25.3 0.01 33.3-23.89
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 518.1 0.15 188.9174.23
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,396.1 0.40 1,343.93.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 161.9 0.05 105.952.82
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 417.9 0.12 189.5120.51
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 371.6 0.11 413.2-10.07
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 636.5 0.18 922.9-31.04
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 50.0 0.01 97.9-48.94
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 402.3 0.11 982.1-59.04
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 852.2 0.24 934.1-8.76
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 205.9-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4.5 0.00 9.0-50.00
52 Cotton 34.4 0.01 51.2-32.82
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 101.3 0.03 107.8-6.02
55 Man-made staple fibers 59.3 0.02 261.4-77.33
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 26.2 0.01 34.4-23.92
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 185.3 0.05 1,193.7-84.47
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 76.3 0.02 421.6-81.90
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 79.8 0.02 130.3-38.77
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 118.6-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 76.0 0.02 384.9-80.27
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 410.1 0.12 342.019.93
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 31.7 0.01 71.8-55.87
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 22.3 0.01 35.9-37.90
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10.7 0.00 29.6-63.80
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3.5 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 87.8 0.03 34.0158.38
69 Ceramic products 80.4 0.02 286.1-71.88
70 Glass and glassware 335.9 0.10 605.2-44.50
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 28,497.2 8.11 23,754.619.97
72 Iron and steel 13.9 0.00 38.7-64.24
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,045.0 0.87 1,213.5150.93
74 Copper and articles thereof 57.7 0.02 18.6209.83
75 Nickel and articles thereof 43.9 0.01 111.4-60.56
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 162.8 0.05 324.4-49.82
78 Lead and articles thereof 3.7 0.00 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 15.7-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 37.7 0.01 7.4406.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 197.8 0.06 222.6-11.14
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,480.3 0.42 3,384.5-56.26
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,687.5 2.19 21,447.5-64.16
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 42,104.5 11.99 36,956.213.93
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 1,423.4 0.41 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,016.5 1.14 7,616.2-47.26
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 143,185.3 40.77 101,898.840.52
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 12.1 0.00 16.9-28.40
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,828.3 1.94 7,562.3-9.71
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,453.9 0.98 2,363.846.12
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 38.0 0.01 44.6-14.90
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 1,317.5 0.38 3,217.0-59.05
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 13,587.5 3.87 31,485.4-56.85
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 281.3 0.08 53.2428.93
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,939.1 0.84 6,581.3-55.34
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 72,664.3 20.69 70,745.12.71

US Imports from Macau

The major share of US imports from Macau in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 29.19% of US total imports from Macau (46.94% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 17.45% of US total imports from Macau (20.03% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.90% of US total imports from Macau (16.72% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.92% of US total imports from Macau (1.07% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.46% of US total imports from Macau (1.66% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Macau in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $19.8 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 $1.8 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Macau in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $12.7 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $5.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3.1 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • 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) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • 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) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US imports from Macau in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 6.5-100.00
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 27.5-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5.8 0.01 22.8-74.59
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 68.0 0.07 140.7-51.70
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 7.7-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 20.2-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 705.8 0.73 666.65.89
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 55.1 0.06 56.8-2.93
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 58.8 0.06 117.0-49.78
26 Ores, slag and ash 58.7 0.06 82.9-29.21
29 Organic chemicals 14,013.6 14.40 13,573.73.24
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 172.8 0.18 69.3149.40
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 1,794.5 1.84 2,599.3-30.96
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 123.2 0.13 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 299.7 0.31 421.7-28.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 41.8 0.04 2.11,866.79
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 72.6 0.07 125.2-41.97
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.6 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9.9 0.01 3.7167.72
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 30.9 0.03 14.8109.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 10.4 0.01 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
52 Cotton 42.0 0.04 16.1161.28
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 5.3 0.01 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3.1 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 15.4 0.02 55.1-72.08
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 169.4 0.17 281.3-39.76
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 19,492.2 20.03 32,203.3-39.47
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,596.3 5.75 11,425.2-51.02
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 394.2 0.41 437.3-9.86
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,489.7 1.53 1,082.137.67
65 Headgear and parts thereof 967.6 0.99 1,251.7-22.70
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 231.4 0.24 38.9495.31
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 57.3 0.06 0.0
69 Ceramic products 46.9 0.05 30.753.07
70 Glass and glassware 52.4 0.05 6.5704.34
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 82.7 0.08 521.8-84.16
73 Articles of iron or steel 380.0 0.39 1,389.9-72.66
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.2 0.00 16.0-80.17
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 244.4-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 65.2 0.07 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,067.7 9.32 12,214.4-25.76
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 5,110.2 5.25 5,396.7-5.31
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 228.4 0.23 214.16.70
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,571.1 2.64 2,145.419.84
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 82.0 0.08 17.7364.43
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 3,838.5 3.94 2,034.688.66
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,116.2 1.15 2,333.6-52.17
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 869.3 0.89 524.065.90
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 284.0 0.29 131.5115.90
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 27,533.2 28.29 7,724.2256.45
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce