US trade (export - import) with Mongolia in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

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

US Trade with Mongolia

In 2014, US trade with Mongolia was $183.4 million, down 38.98% ($117.2 million) from 2013.

US exports to Mongolia in 2014 were $167.5 million, down 40.10% ($112.1 million) from 2013.

US imports from Mongolia in 2014 were $16.0 million, down 24.12% ($5.1 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Mongolia in 2014 was $151.5 million, a 41.40% decrease ($107.0 million) over 2013.

Mongolia was the US 151st largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 134th in 2013), accounting for 0.0046% of US total trade (down from 0.0077% in 2013).

Mongolia was the US 135th largest export market in 2014 (down from 122nd in 2013), accounting for 0.0103% of US total exports (down from 0.0177% in 2013).

Mongolia was the US 159th largest supplier in 2014 (down from 154th in 2013), accounting for 0.0007% of US total imports (down from 0.0009% in 2013).

US Exports to Mongolia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 80.50% of US total exports to Mongolia (86.86% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.73% of US total exports to Mongolia (5.10% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.86% of US total exports to Mongolia (3.88% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.39% of US total exports to Mongolia (1.14% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Mongolia in 2014 over 2013 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) - an increase of $1,738.4 thousand;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $1,442.7 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,300.8 thousand.

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $61,287.0 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $38,106.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $7,268.4 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,909.3 thousand;
  • 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 $2,070.0 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $1,944.8 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $587.2 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $542.8 thousand.
US exports to Mongolia 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 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 8,683.6 5.19 9,084.4-4.41
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 8.3 0.00 60.2-86.13
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,442.7 0.86 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 56.8-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 20.2-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 78.0 0.05 188.8-58.67
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 62.4 0.04 57.88.06
10 Cereals 287.9 0.17 264.88.73
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 101.5 0.06 8.41,113.25
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5.0 0.00 30.0-83.35
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 47.9 0.03 2.81,641.60
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 14.2 0.01 14.10.52
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 93.9-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 174.2 0.10 137.227.03
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 148.4 0.09 7.81,805.46
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 58.0 0.03 51.712.16
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 166.1 0.10 511.1-67.51
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,429.4 0.85 1,492.5-4.23
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 205.9 0.12 2,150.7-90.43
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 30.2 0.02 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 972.1 0.58 854.713.73
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4.3 0.00 5.2-16.99
29 Organic chemicals 256.1 0.15 47.1443.56
30 Pharmaceutical products 564.7 0.34 739.8-23.67
31 Fertilizers 14.0 0.01 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 94.4 0.06 266.1-64.52
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 437.3 0.26 1,024.4-57.32
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 408.7 0.24 493.4-17.17
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 95.7 0.06 54.276.63
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 13.4-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,339.9 0.80 924.244.98
39 Plastics and articles thereof 457.4 0.27 753.9-39.32
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,813.6 4.67 6,512.819.97
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 14.6 0.01 19.0-23.08
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 181.0 0.11 71.8152.14
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 68.2 0.04 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 67.3 0.04 41.064.09
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 23.0 0.01 80.8-71.50
55 Man-made staple fibers 4.4 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 26.3 0.02 43.3-39.25
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 9.7 0.01 56.4-82.80
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 10.6-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 19.8 0.01 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 6.1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 24.4 0.01 206.7-88.21
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 60.2 0.04 405.4-85.16
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 81.9 0.05 315.0-73.99
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 184.9 0.11 74.7147.66
65 Headgear and parts thereof 9.6 0.01 108.7-91.15
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 26.6 0.02 15.967.42
69 Ceramic products 92.6 0.06 20.1360.11
70 Glass and glassware 89.3 0.05 189.7-52.90
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 13.1 0.01 156.9-91.64
72 Iron and steel 52.6 0.03 48.58.46
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,264.5 0.76 1,374.9-8.03
74 Copper and articles thereof 13.7 0.01 12.87.14
75 Nickel and articles thereof 7.6 0.00 7.6-0.64
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 186.5 0.11 216.3-13.81
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 6.2 0.00 15.4-59.81
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 46.9-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 756.4 0.45 1,299.2-41.78
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 48.1 0.03 148.4-67.55
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 31,386.0 18.74 38,654.4-18.80
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 9,357.2 5.59 7,618.822.82
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 25.7 0.02 280.4-90.83
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 37,544.5 22.42 75,651.4-50.37
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 54,049.9 32.28 115,336.9-53.14
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 144.3 0.09 89.261.64
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,296.1 1.37 5,205.4-55.89
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 118.7-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 11.6 0.01 33.7-65.54
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 1,936.3 1.16 4,006.2-51.67
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 191.1 0.11 204.8-6.69
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 84.4 0.05 128.3-34.23
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 7.0 0.00 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,697.5 1.01 1,314.729.12

US Imports from Mongolia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 70.65% of US total imports from Mongolia (79.61% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.53% of US total imports from Mongolia (7.18% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.72% of US total imports from Mongolia (4.03% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.17% of US total imports from Mongolia (3.42% in 2013).

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $4,810.4 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1,144.4 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $189.4 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $151.2 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $71.6 thousand.

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

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $10,276.8 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $413.1 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $256.2 thousand;
  • 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 $158.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $123.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $88.7 thousand;
  • 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 $73.3 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $66.7 thousand.
US imports from Mongolia 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
(%)
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 41.6-100.00
10 Cereals 2,117.6 13.27 973.1117.60
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 41.0-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 41.6 0.26 454.7-90.85
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,459.9 40.49 16,736.7-61.40
26 Ores, slag and ash 4,810.4 30.15 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 14.3 0.09 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2.7 0.02 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 13.7 0.09 10.827.09
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1.5 0.01 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 19.8 0.12 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 5.3 0.03 7.1-24.47
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 6.4 0.04 0.31,980.26
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 725.8 4.55 536.435.32
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 58.8 0.37 125.5-53.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 239.5 1.50 167.942.63
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7.9 0.05 4.290.64
65 Headgear and parts thereof 27.8 0.17 6.5326.29
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 36.0 0.23 11.1224.98
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3.5 0.02 76.8-95.46
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2.7 0.02 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 47.0 0.29 170.6-72.47
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 159.6 1.00 318.5-49.88
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 140.3 0.88 229.0-38.74
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 26.8 0.17 21.424.81
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 471.3 2.95 727.5-35.22
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 512.3 3.21 361.141.86
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce