US trade (export - import) with Macedonia in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

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

US Trade with Macedonia

In 2013, US trade with Macedonia totaled $118.9 million, up 7.05% ($7.8 million) from 2012.

US exports to Macedonia in 2013 totaled $54.8 million, up 159.40% ($33.7 million) from 2012.

US imports from Macedonia in 2013 were $64.1 million, down 28.72% ($25.8 million) from 2012.

US trade deficit with Macedonia in 2013 was $9.3 million, a 86.42% decrease ($59.5 million) over 2012.

Macedonia was the US 158th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 160th in 2012), accounting for 0.0030% of US total trade (up from 0.0029% in 2012).

Macedonia was the US 162nd largest export market in 2013 (up from 181st in 2012), accounting for 0.0035% of US total exports (up from 0.0014% in 2012).

Macedonia was the US 131st largest supplier in 2013 (down from 126th in 2012), accounting for 0.0028% of US total imports (down from 0.0039% in 2012).

US Exports to Macedonia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 60.58% of US total exports to Macedonia (44.48% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.95% of US total exports to Macedonia (10.94% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.41% of US total exports to Macedonia (6.60% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.67% of US total exports to Macedonia (1.22% in 2012).

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $13.8 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) - an increase of $6.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $5.7 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.3 million.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Macedonia 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 715.2 1.31 1,021.9-30.01
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 105.8 0.19 20.4419.17
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 34.2-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 41.7 0.08 32.428.66
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 6.6-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 53.3-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 458.8 0.84 147.0212.07
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 69.9-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 614.2 1.12 50.21,124.34
29 Organic chemicals 88.3 0.16 167.8-47.40
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,571.7 2.87 764.5105.60
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3.5 0.01 5.9-41.13
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 109.8 0.20 98.611.33
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 14.6 0.03 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,927.6 3.52 525.3266.92
39 Plastics and articles thereof 545.0 0.99 691.5-21.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 30.6 0.06 2.71,013.42
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 49.4 0.09 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 10.2-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 76.4-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 20.4-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 155.8 0.28 23.9551.02
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 12.6-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3.2 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 242.0 0.44 138.874.36
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 58.4 0.11 40.344.72
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 62.1 0.11 19.3221.54
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 45.6-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2.8 0.01 6.0-53.65
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
72 Iron and steel 40.0 0.07 8.4378.03
73 Articles of iron or steel 179.3 0.33 124.244.39
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.3 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5.9 0.01 5.214.83
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7.0 0.01 7.3-4.28
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 60.5 0.11 48.125.76
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 13.7 0.03 7.876.60
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,148.4 13.05 4,370.163.58
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 8,000.6 14.61 1,879.3325.73
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 4.7 0.01 7.2-34.97
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,571.1 4.69 1,371.287.52
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 42.6 0.08 146.3-70.91
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 15,417.8 28.15 1,619.5851.99
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 10.4-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 18.8 0.03 6.5190.95
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,472.8 2.69 142.9930.36
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 37.1 0.07 40.3-8.05
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 79.2 0.14 32.2145.96
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5.9 0.01 2.9106.32
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3.1 0.01 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 12,865.9 23.49 7,176.579.28

US Imports from Macedonia

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 65.15% of US total imports from Macedonia (44.60% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 16.93% of US total imports from Macedonia (10.45% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.86% of US total imports from Macedonia (2.55% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.22% of US total imports from Macedonia (30.84% in 2012).

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

  • 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 $1.1 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 $1.0 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 $1.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $0.2 million.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $25.7 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $6.1 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $0.6 million.
US imports from Macedonia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 61.5 0.10 28.7114.61
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 520.5 0.81 84.3517.48
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 41.7 0.07 190.7-78.12
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 190.6 0.30 135.340.82
10 Cereals 4.4 0.01 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 11.0 0.02 9.515.86
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 249.8 0.39 416.9-40.09
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3.6 0.01 2.736.54
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 394.3 0.61 503.2-21.64
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 123.3 0.19 102.120.76
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 633.9 0.99 402.057.68
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 938.2 1.46 666.340.81
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,593.4 4.04 1,948.933.07
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 727.0 1.13 631.515.12
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 35,282.5 55.02 35,001.30.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 13.3 0.02 18.0-26.19
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 411.2 0.64 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 90.7 0.14 10.5761.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 11.1 0.02 21.6-48.68
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2.5 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) 178.3 0.28 33.4434.54
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 466.6 0.73 1,023.9-54.43
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 15.4 0.02 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 59.7 0.09 39.252.36
52 Cotton 1.8 0.00 5.1-65.51
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 354.8 0.55 263.834.48
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 672.3 1.05 432.555.43
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 9,002.8 14.04 8,430.46.79
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 661.1 1.03 120.5448.90
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 14.5 0.02 51.9-72.15
65 Headgear and parts thereof 148.8 0.23 94.557.45
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 54.3 0.08 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 5.4-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 25,698.1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 625.2 0.97 1,960.5-68.11
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 135.1 0.21 30.4344.10
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 19.7 0.03 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2.7 0.00 52.9-94.83
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 352.6 0.55 482.1-26.86
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 1,293.8 2.02 266.5385.52
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 2,640.5 4.12 1,508.475.05
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 35.5 0.06 12.2191.46
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 75.6 0.12 21.7248.70
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 471.2 0.73 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 2,913.2 4.54 1,947.249.61
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7.0 0.01 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 99.6 0.16 6,234.5-98.40
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,518.9 2.37 1,065.242.59
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce