US trade (export - import) with Montenegro in 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 19, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Montenegro in 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Montenegro

In 2017, US trade with Montenegro was $11.8 million, down 36.83% ($6.9 million) from 2016.

US exports to Montenegro in 2017 were $9.1 million, down 45.25% ($7.6 million) from 2016.

US imports from Montenegro in 2017 totaled $2.7 million, up 32.31% ($0.7 million) from 2016.

US trade surplus with Montenegro in 2017 was $6.5 million, a 56.02% decrease ($8.2 million) over 2016.

Montenegro was the US 198th largest trading partner in 2017 (down from 187th in 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total trade (down from 0.0005% in 2016).

Montenegro was the US 190th largest export market in 2017 (down from 181st in 2016), accounting for 0.0006% of US total exports (down from 0.0011% in 2016).

Montenegro was the US 194th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 197th in 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in 2016).

US Exports to Montenegro

The major share of US exports to Montenegro in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 62.53% of US total exports to Montenegro (53.63% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.07% of US total exports to Montenegro (3.96% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.14% of US total exports to Montenegro (0.60% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.45% of US total exports to Montenegro (0.28% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.14% of US total exports to Montenegro (30.29% in 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Montenegro in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $605.1 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $474.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $235.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $132.2 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $117.4 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $87.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $63.3 thousand;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $54.4 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $43.8 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $36.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Montenegro in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $4,133.2 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $2,847.7 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $773.3 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $561.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $370.6 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 $278.8 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $207.2 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $170.6 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $111.3 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $35.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $30.0 thousand.
US exports to Montenegro in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 170.6-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 670.9 7.33 65.8920.29
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2.8 0.03 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 620.6 6.78 145.9325.26
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 35.3-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 20.8-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 207.2-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 75.8 0.83 12.5506.19
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 9.1 0.10 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 14.3 0.16 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 12.3-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 4,133.2-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 14.7 0.16 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 50.1 0.55 6.3698.93
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5.0 0.05 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 13.8 0.15 43.8-68.48
39 Plastics and articles thereof 104.9 1.15 878.2-88.06
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7.8 0.08 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 2.7-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 26.2 0.29 27.7-5.44
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4.2 0.05 7.8-46.85
54 Man-made filaments 11.2 0.12 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 63.8 0.70 43.148.18
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 64.8 0.71 10.4523.56
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 22.2 0.24 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6.9 0.08 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5.4 0.06 3.267.75
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 110.7 1.21 22.8385.10
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 17.7-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2.7 0.03 2.65.06
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 21.5 0.24 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 21.6 0.24 17.523.49
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 36.4 0.40 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 123.0 1.34 5.62,114.22
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 33.2 0.36 23.044.37
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 10.1 0.11 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 507.6 5.55 878.2-42.20
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 1,474.5 16.12 1,753.3-15.90
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,940.6 21.21 1,808.47.31
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 153.3 1.68 264.6-42.06
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 807.5 8.83 3,655.2-77.91
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 837.6 9.15 602.039.13
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 19.8 0.22 16.023.72
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 250.3 2.74 224.811.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 18.2 0.20 19.6-7.23
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 11.9 0.13 14.2-16.36
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 16.3-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 974.1 10.65 1,536.0-36.58

US Imports from Montenegro

The major share of US imports from Montenegro in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 37.11% of US total imports from Montenegro (31.56% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.71% of US total imports from Montenegro (18.33% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.23% of US total imports from Montenegro (26.52% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.10% of US total imports from Montenegro (0.00% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.32% of US total imports from Montenegro (1.00% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of US total imports from Montenegro (3.70% in 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Montenegro in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $340.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $274.9 thousand;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $207.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $90.3 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $61.2 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $60.7 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $52.6 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $47.1 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $41.2 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $37.4 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $29.6 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $27.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $24.1 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $20.9 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $19.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Montenegro in 2017 over the 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $472.2 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 $92.5 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $75.3 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $19.1 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $12.1 thousand.
US imports from Montenegro in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2016
USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 20.9 0.77 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 61.2 2.27 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 37.4 1.39 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 411.8 15.28 370.611.12
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 75.3-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 62.8 2.33 535.0-88.26
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 207.6 7.70 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3.5 0.13 2.446.57
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1.9 0.07 2.9-36.98
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 19.1-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 29.6 1.10 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.9 0.03 1.0-8.02
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 1.6-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.0 0.04 2.8-63.68
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2.6 0.10 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 19.5 0.72 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 27.7 1.03 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 5.2 0.19 17.3-70.02
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3.3 0.12 3.16.02
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 456.2 16.92 181.4151.53
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 358.0 13.28 450.5-20.53
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 92.9 3.45 2.63,446.20
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 60.7 2.25 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 32.4 1.20 8.4287.49
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 342.6 12.71 1.819,367.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3.5 0.13 5.8-38.96
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 134.8 5.00 87.753.68
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 317.5 11.78 264.919.87
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce