US trade (export - import) with Macedonia in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

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

US Trade with Macedonia

In 2014, US trade with Macedonia totaled $205.0 million, up 72.40% ($86.1 million) from 2013.

US exports to Macedonia in 2014 were $33.9 million, down 38.20% ($20.9 million) from 2013.

US imports from Macedonia in 2014 totaled $171.1 million, up 166.89% ($107.0 million) from 2013.

US trade deficit with Macedonia in 2014 was $137.3 million, a 1,368.85% increase ($127.9 million) over 2013.

Macedonia was the US 145th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 158th in 2013), accounting for 0.0051% of US total trade (up from 0.0030% in 2013).

Macedonia was the US 175th largest export market in 2014 (down from 162nd in 2013), accounting for 0.0021% of US total exports (down from 0.0035% in 2013).

Macedonia was the US 115th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 131st in 2013), accounting for 0.0071% of US total imports (up from 0.0028% in 2013).

US Exports to Macedonia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 29.21% of US total exports to Macedonia (60.58% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.10% of US total exports to Macedonia (8.95% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.20% of US total exports to Macedonia (2.41% in 2013).

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.8 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 $1.2 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Macedonia in 2014 over 2013 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) - a decrease of $13.7 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 $6.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2.2 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US exports to Macedonia 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 902.2 2.67 715.226.14
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 75.0 0.22 105.8-29.12
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 25.9 0.08 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 13.2 0.04 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 704.4 2.08 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 20.8 0.06 41.7-50.15
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 36.5 0.11 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 87.5 0.26 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 570.4 1.68 458.824.31
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,839.2 5.43 614.2199.45
29 Organic chemicals 106.4 0.31 88.320.60
30 Pharmaceutical products 986.9 2.92 1,571.7-37.21
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2.6 0.01 3.5-24.11
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 257.6 0.76 109.8134.58
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 3.3 0.01 0.0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 10.8 0.03 14.6-25.93
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 7.2 0.02 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,983.0 5.86 1,927.62.87
39 Plastics and articles thereof 220.1 0.65 545.0-59.62
40 Rubber and articles thereof 33.2 0.10 30.68.34
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 49.4-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 35.5 0.10 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 25.0 0.07 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 31.4 0.09 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 118.7 0.35 155.8-23.84
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 242.0-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 64.8 0.19 58.410.90
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 86.4 0.26 62.139.24
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4.5 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
69 Ceramic products 3.0 0.01 0.0
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 40.0-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 61.0 0.18 179.3-65.97
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 5.9-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 30.8 0.09 60.5-49.04
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 13.7-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,911.9 14.51 7,148.4-31.29
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 1,941.0 5.73 8,000.6-75.74
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 27.6 0.08 4.7494.09
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,238.2 3.66 2,571.1-51.84
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 15.5 0.05 42.6-63.69
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4.5 0.01 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,747.8 5.16 15,417.8-88.66
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 18.8-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 1,472.8-100.00
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 27.6 0.08 37.1-25.65
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 875.3 2.59 79.21,004.46
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3.1 0.01 5.9-48.52
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 14,710.7 43.46 12,865.914.34

US Imports from Macedonia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 55.26% of US total imports from Macedonia (6.86% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 21.85% of US total imports from Macedonia (65.15% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.36% of US total imports from Macedonia (1.22% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.98% of US total imports from Macedonia (16.93% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Macedonia in 2014 over 2013 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 $89.4 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $22.6 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $1.6 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 $1.4 million.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $6.4 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.8 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) - a decrease of $0.6 million.
US imports from Macedonia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 26.8 0.02 61.5-56.39
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,142.5 1.25 520.5311.58
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 76.3 0.04 41.782.79
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 153.0 0.09 190.6-19.73
10 Cereals 2.6 0.00 4.4-41.38
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 10.5 0.01 11.0-4.70
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 185.3 0.11 249.8-25.81
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 495.3 0.29 394.325.61
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 113.5 0.07 123.3-7.94
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 667.8 0.39 633.95.36
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 860.4 0.50 938.2-8.30
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,947.8 1.72 2,593.413.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 812.7 0.47 727.011.79
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 28,896.1 16.88 35,282.5-18.10
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 22.3 0.01 13.368.08
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 136.1 0.08 411.2-66.89
39 Plastics and articles thereof 39.7 0.02 90.7-56.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 25.8 0.02 11.1133.26
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 175.3 0.10 178.3-1.69
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 594.5 0.35 466.627.41
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3.7 0.00 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 15.4-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 32.7 0.02 59.7-45.11
52 Cotton 10.5 0.01 1.8489.46
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 626.9 0.37 354.876.68
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 430.6 0.25 672.3-35.95
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,659.1 4.48 9,002.8-14.93
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,113.5 0.65 661.168.42
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 270.3 0.16 14.51,769.93
65 Headgear and parts thereof 124.2 0.07 148.8-16.49
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 106.0 0.06 54.395.28
72 Iron and steel 22,592.5 13.20 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 154.9 0.09 625.2-75.23
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 64.4 0.04 135.1-52.34
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5.3 0.00 19.7-73.34
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 43.3 0.03 2.71,484.96
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 319.1 0.19 352.6-9.49
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 2,728.1 1.59 1,293.8110.86
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 2,033.7 1.19 2,640.5-22.98
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 89,408.7 52.24 35.5251,443.69
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 76.9 0.04 75.61.59
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 546.3 0.32 471.215.93
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 3,391.4 1.98 2,913.216.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 11.4 0.01 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 252.7 0.15 99.6153.78
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 754.9 0.44 1,518.9-50.30
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce