US trade (export - import) with Montserrat in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 03, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Montserrat in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Montserrat

In 2013, US trade with Montserrat totaled $11.3 million, up 8.60% ($0.9 million) from 2012.

US exports to Montserrat in 2013 totaled $8.6 million, up 0.59% ($0.1 million) from 2012.

US imports from Montserrat in 2013 totaled $2.7 million, up 45.39% ($0.8 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Montserrat in 2013 was $5.9 million, a 11.89% decrease ($0.8 million) over 2012.

Montserrat was the US 198th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 201st in 2012), accounting for 0.0003% of US total trade (just as in 2012).

Montserrat was the US 194th largest export market in 2013 (up from 195th in 2012), accounting for 0.0005% of US total exports (down from 0.0006% in 2012).

Montserrat was the US 189th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 191st in 2012), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in 2012).

US Exports to Montserrat

The major share of US exports to Montserrat in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 38.15% of US total exports to Montserrat (31.49% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.62% of US total exports to Montserrat (9.84% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.90% of US total exports to Montserrat (3.90% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.56% of US total exports to Montserrat (8.99% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.29% of US total exports to Montserrat (10.32% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.89% of US total exports to Montserrat (1.69% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.59% of US total exports to Montserrat (8.39% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Montserrat in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $781.3 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $221.1 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $133.4 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $122.6 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $102.9 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $89.6 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $86.2 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $67.9 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $42.0 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $41.0 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $36.7 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $36.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Montserrat in 2013 over 2012 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 $445.0 thousand;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $389.9 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $177.6 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $118.9 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $116.7 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $80.1 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $79.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $64.6 thousand;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $63.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $45.7 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $43.4 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $30.6 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $29.1 thousand.
US exports to Montserrat in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 240.9 2.80 359.9-33.05
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3.2 0.04 2.716.86
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3.6 0.04 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5.1 0.06 7.4-31.32
10 Cereals 93.9 1.09 77.121.92
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 8.2 0.09 2.9179.82
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 4.1-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 32.4 0.38 36.4-10.94
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 35.9 0.42 58.5-38.60
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 12.0 0.14 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 73.3 0.85 36.6100.26
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 56.0 0.65 50.411.13
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 106.9 1.24 90.218.49
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 48.0 0.56 78.6-38.91
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 23.4 0.27 23.40.08
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3.4 0.04 32.5-89.56
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 245.9 2.85 112.5118.51
29 Organic chemicals 3.8 0.04 83.0-95.39
30 Pharmaceutical products 41.1 0.48 47.1-12.71
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 82.3 0.96 40.3104.15
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 17.1-100.00
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 42.6 0.49 58.4-27.01
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4.0 0.05 23.2-82.57
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 19.7 0.23 84.3-76.64
39 Plastics and articles thereof 336.6 3.91 453.3-25.73
40 Rubber and articles thereof 97.7 1.13 77.725.68
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5.7 0.07 8.7-34.74
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 588.2 6.83 600.7-2.09
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 57.4 0.67 137.5-58.23
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.5 0.06 28.8-80.94
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 389.9-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 63.5-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 71.6 0.83 58.522.32
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5.9 0.07 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 15.5-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 6.7 0.08 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 4.2 0.05 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9.7 0.11 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12.5 0.14 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 177.6-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 19.4 0.22 8.9117.08
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3.5 0.04 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3.5 0.04 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 248.7 2.89 162.553.03
69 Ceramic products 72.3 0.84 31.3131.33
70 Glass and glassware 23.5 0.27 41.5-43.40
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 18.8 0.22 14.628.71
72 Iron and steel 106.2 1.23 16.6540.01
73 Articles of iron or steel 231.5 2.69 128.680.01
74 Copper and articles thereof 11.3 0.13 19.9-43.07
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3.0 0.03 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 160.2 1.86 124.229.02
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 12.5-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 8.0 0.09 7.013.39
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 131.8 1.53 9.11,340.41
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 28.4 0.33 15.978.64
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,644.4 19.08 863.190.52
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 969.3 11.25 1,414.3-31.46
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 3.4 0.04 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 302.5 3.51 345.9-12.55
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 4.2 0.05 0.0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 221.1 2.57 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 142.3 1.65 74.491.15
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 149.6 1.74 168.2-11.04
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6.9 0.08 3.1120.40
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 16.7 0.19 62.4-73.22
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,698.7 19.71 1,681.01.05

US Imports from Montserrat

The major share of US imports from Montserrat in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 22.17% of US total imports from Montserrat (47.63% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.11% of US total imports from Montserrat (6.72% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.90% of US total imports from Montserrat (13.52% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of US total imports from Montserrat (20.13% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Montserrat in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1,717.6 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) - an increase of $161.9 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $54.9 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $36.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Montserrat in 2013 over the 2012 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 $440.7 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $375.7 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 $227.7 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $38.6 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 $30.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $13.7 thousand.
US imports from Montserrat in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 375.7-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.5 0.02 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3.6 0.13 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.8 0.03 0.539.08
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 36.3 1.34 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 24.6 0.90 252.3-90.27
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 114.4 4.22 59.692.07
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 24.2 0.89 62.8-61.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 130.5 4.81 144.2-9.48
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 385.7 14.22 223.972.29
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 27.2 1.00 22.023.79
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 58.0 2.14 498.7-88.37
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 0.0 0.00 30.8-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,907.2 70.30 189.5906.18
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce