US trade (export - import) with Macedonia in 2016

Published or Updated: May 10, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Macedonia in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Macedonia

In 2016, US trade with Macedonia totaled $281.2 million, up 18.25% ($43.4 million) from 2015.

US exports to Macedonia in 2016 totaled $45.8 million, up 47.97% ($14.8 million) from 2015.

US imports from Macedonia in 2016 totaled $235.4 million, up 13.81% ($28.6 million) from 2015.

US trade deficit with Macedonia in 2016 was $189.6 million, a 7.80% increase ($13.7 million) over 2015.

Macedonia was the US 131st largest trading partner in 2016 (up from 137th in 2015), accounting for 0.0076% of US total trade (up from 0.0062% in 2015).

Macedonia was the US 160th largest export market in 2016 (up from 173rd in 2015), accounting for 0.0032% of US total exports (up from 0.0021% in 2015).

Macedonia was the US 106th largest supplier in 2016 (up from 107th in 2015), accounting for 0.0105% of US total imports (up from 0.0090% in 2015).

US Exports to Macedonia

The major share of US exports to Macedonia in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 48.97% of US total exports to Macedonia (65.81% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.42% of US total exports to Macedonia (13.11% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.74% of US total exports to Macedonia (8.67% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.55% of US total exports to Macedonia (0.33% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.07% of US total exports to Macedonia (0.58% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Macedonia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $12,807.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,688.8 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,226.7 thousand;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $754.1 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $643.4 thousand;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $588.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $455.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $227.1 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $137.9 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Macedonia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $2,153.2 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1,020.6 thousand;
  • 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 $667.6 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $394.2 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $348.3 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $278.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $210.6 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $162.9 thousand.
US exports to Macedonia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 542.5 1.18 1,563.1-65.29
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 127.6-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 39.9 0.09 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 20.4 0.04 28.7-29.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 125.0 0.27 230.1-45.70
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 24.3 0.05 26.1-6.92
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 115.8 0.25 107.47.74
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 387.4 0.85 598.0-35.23
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,461.0 3.19 2,128.6-31.36
29 Organic chemicals 141.4 0.31 105.034.65
30 Pharmaceutical products 714.4 1.56 877.3-18.57
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 244.1 0.53 334.4-27.00
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 0.0 0.00 13.3-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3.0 0.01 5.1-40.91
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 939.3 2.05 185.2407.24
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 587.1 1.28 131.2347.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 215.1 0.47 271.1-20.66
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8.6 0.02 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6.9 0.02 0.0
45 Cork and articles of cork 11.8 0.03 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 73.0-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9.5 0.02 16.0-40.51
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 167.8 0.37 191.5-12.40
54 Man-made filaments 588.2 1.28 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 11.6 0.03 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 38.0 0.08 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 57.5-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 71.5 0.16 33.4114.14
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 12.0-100.00
69 Ceramic products 214.7 0.47 608.9-64.74
70 Glass and glassware 13.8 0.03 0.0
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 33.5-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 214.1 0.47 76.2181.09
74 Copper and articles thereof 4.6 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 5.9-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 39.7 0.09 54.8-27.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 231.5 0.51 4.45,175.14
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,057.9 37.26 13,369.127.59
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 1,258.2 2.75 3,411.3-63.12
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 5.3 0.01 87.2-93.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,622.1 3.54 1,970.4-17.68
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 154.3 0.34 432.5-64.32
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3.8 0.01 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,318.6 5.06 1,091.9112.35
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 41.7 0.09 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 21.8 0.05 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 965.9 2.11 322.5199.53
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 99.0 0.22 81.920.87
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 18.7 0.04 73.7-74.63
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8.5 0.02 10.7-20.71
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 29.6 0.06 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 14,985.7 32.73 2,178.2587.99

US Imports from Macedonia

The major share of US imports from Macedonia in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 71.22% of US total imports from Macedonia (70.00% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.08% of US total imports from Macedonia (18.16% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.19% of US total imports from Macedonia (4.36% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.23% of US total imports from Macedonia (3.16% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.00% of US total imports from Macedonia (1.49% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Macedonia in 2016 over 2015 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 $22,864.0 thousand;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $5,975.5 thousand;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - an increase of $1,449.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1,218.4 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,065.4 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $1,042.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $977.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Macedonia in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $4,305.7 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $2,383.9 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,209.2 thousand.
US imports from Macedonia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 31.9 0.01 91.6-65.23
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 635.2 0.27 4,940.9-87.14
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 20.9 0.01 21.4-2.07
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 102.3 0.04 159.7-35.95
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 31.9 0.01 21.548.16
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,364.6 0.58 741.883.96
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5.6 0.00 83.5-93.26
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3.9 0.00 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 374.5 0.16 491.2-23.76
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 84.2 0.04 96.5-12.70
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 797.9 0.34 846.3-5.72
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,093.6 0.89 1,051.099.20
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,255.3 1.38 2,278.142.89
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,899.6 0.81 834.1127.73
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 31,869.0 13.54 25,893.523.08
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 23.8 0.01 4.1487.14
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 14.2-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 26.4 0.01 11.5129.87
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 6.4 0.00 2.7138.89
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 368.0 0.16 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,122.2 1.75 2,903.841.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 153.2 0.07 82.785.31
40 Rubber and articles thereof 17.5 0.01 54.7-68.07
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 8.8 0.00 78.5-88.84
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 2,558.6 1.09 1,109.3130.64
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2.6 0.00 5.4-51.87
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 42.0 0.02 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 468.3 0.20 14.23,208.20
52 Cotton 66.7 0.03 67.3-0.81
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 484.2 0.21 281.272.16
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1.6 0.00 0.5199.06
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 562.0 0.24 484.715.94
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,957.8 2.11 7,341.7-32.47
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,132.7 0.48 534.4111.95
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 270.0 0.11 278.3-2.97
65 Headgear and parts thereof 33.2 0.01 35.3-6.07
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 104.1 0.04 117.6-11.43
69 Ceramic products 3.1 0.00 0.0
72 Iron and steel 5,086.8 2.16 6,295.9-19.21
73 Articles of iron or steel 156.4 0.07 98.658.61
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 113.9-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3.2 0.00 24.1-86.82
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7.0 0.00 10.9-35.61
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,575.1 2.79 7,166.0-8.25
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 2,848.7 1.21 2,148.532.59
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 2,209.4 0.94 2,355.1-6.19
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 155,737.3 66.16 132,873.417.21
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 282.0 0.12 251.112.30
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 3,443.3 1.46 3,475.5-0.93
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 15.6 0.01 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 71.5 0.03 219.7-67.45
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 972.2 0.41 825.617.75
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce