US trade (export - import) with Macau in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Macau in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Macau

In 2014, US trade with Macau totaled $509.8 million, up 13.67% ($61.3 million) from 2013.

US exports to Macau in 2014 totaled $433.3 million, up 23.37% ($82.1 million) from 2013.

US imports from Macau in 2014 were $76.6 million, down 21.32% ($20.7 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Macau in 2014 was $356.7 million, a 40.50% increase ($102.8 million) over 2013.

Macau was the US 119th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 123rd in 2013), accounting for 0.0126% of US total trade (up from 0.0115% in 2013).

Macau was the US 106th largest export market in 2014 (up from 110th in 2013), accounting for 0.0267% of US total exports (up from 0.0223% in 2013).

Macau was the US 131st largest supplier in 2014 (down from 122nd in 2013), accounting for 0.0032% of US total imports (down from 0.0042% in 2013).

US Exports to Macau

The major share of US exports to Macau in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 58.29% of US total exports to Macau (58.44% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 5.70% of US total exports to Macau (8.11% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.83% of US total exports to Macau (2.44% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.64% of US total exports to Macau (1.44% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.33% of US total exports to Macau (1.45% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Macau in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $24.6 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $21.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $14.1 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $11.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2.5 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 $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 $1.9 million;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $1.5 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 $1.5 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Macau in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $3.8 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $1.9 million.
US exports to Macau in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
01 Live animals 1,527.1 0.35 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 617.3 0.14 893.5-30.91
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 187.6 0.04 8.02,233.61
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 38.9-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 28.4-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 26.2 0.01 26.3-0.37
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2.7 0.00 73.4-96.28
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 39.0 0.01 8.4365.90
10 Cereals 223.7 0.05 54.4311.19
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 63.9 0.01 86.2-25.92
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 208.9 0.05 391.5-46.66
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 9.7 0.00 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 23.6 0.01 2.7781.99
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 132.5 0.03 103.528.02
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 71.4 0.02 13.6425.89
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 136.0 0.03 3.14,227.04
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 169.2 0.04 89.489.22
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,366.5 1.01 6,454.1-32.34
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 299.0-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 103.5 0.02 3.72,702.54
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 36.4 0.01 51.7-29.64
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 150.2 0.03 33.2351.86
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 127.3 0.03 93.136.77
29 Organic chemicals 460.5 0.11 1,678.0-72.56
30 Pharmaceutical products 251.9 0.06 248.61.32
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 15.5-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 209.2 0.05 325.7-35.77
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,214.1 0.28 506.3139.80
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 284.0 0.07 130.3117.98
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2.8 0.00 6.4-57.15
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 203.5 0.05 25.3703.66
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 549.0 0.13 518.15.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,366.2 0.55 1,396.169.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 106.5 0.02 161.9-34.20
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 299.9 0.07 417.9-28.25
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 986.2 0.23 371.6165.38
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 2.7 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 237.9 0.05 636.5-62.62
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 39.0 0.01 50.0-22.03
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,256.5 0.29 402.3212.36
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 932.7 0.22 852.29.44
50 Silk 27.2 0.01 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
52 Cotton 98.2 0.02 34.4185.48
54 Man-made filaments 103.0 0.02 101.31.72
55 Man-made staple fibers 186.0 0.04 59.3213.76
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 11.0 0.00 26.2-57.91
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 256.2 0.06 185.338.23
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 210.2 0.05 76.3175.45
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 134.8 0.03 79.868.94
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 18.7 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 317.3 0.07 76.0317.75
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 519.7 0.12 410.126.73
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 97.8 0.02 31.7208.78
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 101.3 0.02 22.3354.09
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4.4 0.00 10.7-59.03
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 55.3 0.01 3.51,479.91
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 8.1 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 927.3 0.21 87.8956.05
69 Ceramic products 317.0 0.07 80.4294.13
70 Glass and glassware 268.8 0.06 335.9-19.98
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 24,688.8 5.70 28,497.2-13.36
72 Iron and steel 105.2 0.02 13.9659.33
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,038.3 0.93 3,045.032.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 143.2 0.03 57.7148.02
75 Nickel and articles thereof 255.3 0.06 43.9480.91
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 144.7 0.03 162.8-11.09
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 98.0 0.02 37.7160.16
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 291.7 0.07 197.847.45
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,038.7 0.47 1,480.337.72
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 32,255.5 7.44 7,687.5319.59
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 43,989.4 10.15 42,104.54.48
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 2,946.5 0.68 1,423.4107.01
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,664.8 1.54 4,016.565.94
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 157,331.7 36.31 143,185.39.88
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 6.5 0.00 12.1-46.38
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,347.8 2.16 6,828.336.90
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,502.8 0.81 3,453.91.42
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 74.6 0.02 38.096.44
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 3,780.7 0.87 1,317.5186.96
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 24,829.4 5.73 13,587.582.74
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 589.2 0.14 281.3109.47
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,088.8 0.25 2,939.1-62.95
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 93,771.3 21.64 72,664.329.05

US Imports from Macau

The major share of US imports from Macau in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 24.78% of US total imports from Macau (29.19% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 22.09% of US total imports from Macau (17.45% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.16% of US total imports from Macau (16.90% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.04% of US total imports from Macau (0.46% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Macau in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery (HS code 58) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.8 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 $0.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.7 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) - an increase of $0.5 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 $0.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Macau in 2014 over the 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $12.1 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $8.3 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $0.8 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) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US imports from Macau in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 5.8-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 68.0-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 626.0 0.82 705.8-11.32
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 55.1-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8.4 0.01 58.8-85.70
26 Ores, slag and ash 148.9 0.19 58.7153.78
29 Organic chemicals 13,318.5 17.39 14,013.6-4.96
30 Pharmaceutical products 87.0 0.11 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 77.0 0.10 172.8-55.44
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 2,279.4 2.98 1,794.527.02
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 123.2-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 437.0 0.57 299.745.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.4 0.00 41.8-94.33
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3.6 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) 75.2 0.10 72.63.53
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 0.6-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 17.3 0.02 9.974.76
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 302.5 0.40 30.9879.08
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2.7 0.00 10.4-74.01
52 Cotton 11.7 0.02 42.0-72.22
54 Man-made filaments 178.8 0.23 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.3 0.00 15.4-98.12
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,011.1 1.32 169.4496.77
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 11,204.7 14.63 19,492.2-42.52
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,596.1 6.00 5,596.3-17.87
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 212.3 0.28 394.2-46.14
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 866.6 1.13 1,489.7-41.83
65 Headgear and parts thereof 829.3 1.08 967.6-14.30
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 61.6 0.08 231.4-73.37
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 64.0 0.08 57.311.73
69 Ceramic products 6.3 0.01 46.9-86.62
70 Glass and glassware 57.4 0.07 52.49.46
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 485.9 0.63 82.7487.89
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,154.2 1.51 380.0203.71
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2.2 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 13.4 0.02 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 393.1 0.51 65.2503.17
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,788.0 12.78 9,067.77.94
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 4,389.8 5.73 5,110.2-14.10
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 17.7 0.02 228.4-92.27
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 6.9 0.01 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,713.1 3.54 2,571.15.52
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 18.7 0.02 82.0-77.23
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 13.5 0.02 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 4,610.8 6.02 3,838.520.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 345.9 0.45 1,116.2-69.01
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 505.2 0.66 869.3-41.88
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 151.3 0.20 284.0-46.72
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 15,473.5 20.21 27,533.2-43.80
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce