US trade with Montenegro in the first nine months of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 19, 2018

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

US Trade with Montenegro

In the first nine months of 2017, US trade with Montenegro was $8.2 million, down 51.78% ($8.8 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US exports to Montenegro in the first nine months of 2017 were $6.8 million, down 55.78% ($8.5 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US imports from Montenegro in the first nine months of 2017 were $1.5 million, down 17.64% ($0.3 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US trade surplus with Montenegro in the first nine months of 2017 was $5.3 million, a 60.83% decrease ($8.2 million) over the first nine months of 2016.

Montenegro was the US 197th largest trading partner in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 184th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total trade (down from 0.0007% in the first nine months of 2016).

Montenegro was the US 190th largest export market in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 179th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0006% of US total exports (down from 0.0014% in the first nine months of 2016).

Montenegro was the US 195th largest supplier in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 192nd in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in the first nine months of 2016).

US Exports to Montenegro

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 62.28% of US total exports to Montenegro (51.91% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.90% of US total exports to Montenegro (4.09% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.06% of US total exports to Montenegro (0.52% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.72% of US total exports to Montenegro (0.26% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.55% of US total exports to Montenegro (32.68% in the first nine months of 2016).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $372.6 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $346.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $174.2 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $112.7 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $87.4 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $85.2 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 $50.1 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $31.4 thousand;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - an increase of $20.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Montenegro in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 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 $2,837.7 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $771.3 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $667.2 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 $568.4 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $472.4 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 $145.4 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $136.4 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $35.3 thousand;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $20.8 thousand.
US exports to Montenegro in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 145.4-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 401.7 5.94 55.2627.67
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2.8 0.04 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 518.5 7.66 145.9255.32
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 1.12 12.5506.19
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 9.1 0.13 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 14.3 0.21 0.0
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 0.22 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 50.1 0.74 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5.0 0.07 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 95.0 1.40 866.3-89.03
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7.8 0.11 0.0
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 22.9 0.34 27.7-17.10
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4.2 0.06 7.8-46.85
54 Man-made filaments 11.2 0.17 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 63.8 0.94 43.148.18
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 64.8 0.96 10.4523.56
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 14.3 0.21 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6.9 0.10 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5.4 0.08 3.267.75
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 105.2 1.55 20.0425.81
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2.7 0.04 2.65.06
73 Articles of iron or steel 16.2 0.24 12.035.55
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 31.4 0.46 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 93.0 1.37 5.61,574.17
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 33.2 0.49 23.044.37
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 10.1 0.15 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 351.2 5.19 823.6-57.36
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 478.3 7.07 1,046.7-54.31
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,817.7 26.87 1,643.510.60
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 119.8 1.77 256.2-53.23
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 807.5 11.94 3,645.2-77.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 639.0 9.44 526.321.42
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 16.6 0.25 16.03.89
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 196.7 2.91 212.8-7.58
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 18.2 0.27 14.030.26
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8.7 0.13 14.2-38.87
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 16.3-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 631.8 9.34 1,299.1-51.36

US Imports from Montenegro

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 34.22% of US total imports from Montenegro (30.62% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 23.75% of US total imports from Montenegro (16.06% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.47% of US total imports from Montenegro (30.01% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.23% of US total imports from Montenegro (1.14% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of US total imports from Montenegro (4.21% in the first nine months of 2016).

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

  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $207.6 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $93.8 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $90.3 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) - an increase of $83.5 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;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $47.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $37.4 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $20.9 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $9.9 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Montenegro in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 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 $298.5 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $79.7 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $75.3 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $53.9 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 $17.3 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $5.8 thousand.
US imports from Montenegro in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 20.9 1.42 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 61.2 4.15 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 2.53 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 230.8 15.65 284.7-18.93
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 4.26 535.0-88.26
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 207.6 14.08 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.5 0.03 2.4-79.66
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1.5 0.10 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 19.1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.9 0.06 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 0.07 2.8-63.68
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 17.3-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3.3 0.23 3.16.02
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 232.0 15.73 138.267.90
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 109.2 7.40 407.7-73.22
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 92.9 6.30 2.63,446.20
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 60.7 4.12 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9.9 0.67 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 83.5 5.66 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 5.8-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 134.8 9.14 87.753.68
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 124.0 8.41 203.7-39.11
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce