US trade (export - import) with Montserrat in 2015

Published or Updated: Apr 14, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Montserrat in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Montserrat

In 2015, US trade with Montserrat was $8.9 million, down 9.72% ($1.0 million) from 2014.

US exports to Montserrat in 2015 were $6.6 million, down 27.65% ($2.5 million) from 2014.

US imports from Montserrat in 2015 totaled $2.3 million, up 227.44% ($1.6 million) from 2014.

US trade surplus with Montserrat in 2015 was $4.4 million, a 48.52% decrease ($4.1 million) over 2014.

Montserrat was the US 201st largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 198th in 2014), accounting for 0.0002% of US total trade (just as in 2014).

Montserrat was the US 191st largest export market in 2015 (down from 190th in 2014), accounting for 0.0004% of US total exports (down from 0.0006% in 2014).

Montserrat was the US 194th largest supplier in 2015 (up from 201st in 2014), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (up from 0.0000% in 2014).

US Exports to Montserrat

The major share of US exports to Montserrat in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 37.05% of US total exports to Montserrat (31.62% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.28% of US total exports to Montserrat (6.95% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.54% of US total exports to Montserrat (6.76% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.11% of US total exports to Montserrat (4.31% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.63% of US total exports to Montserrat (6.86% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.44% of US total exports to Montserrat (3.21% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.97% of US total exports to Montserrat (1.46% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Montserrat in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $93.3 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $89.6 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $81.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $61.9 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $57.7 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $42.2 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $35.4 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $34.8 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $33.6 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $31.3 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $27.7 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $26.9 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $25.0 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $22.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Montserrat in 2015 over 2014 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) - a decrease of $884.6 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $733.1 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 $320.7 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $234.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $195.3 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $153.7 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $145.8 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $129.9 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $69.4 thousand;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $59.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $54.7 thousand;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $46.3 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $42.0 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $41.1 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $38.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $33.3 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $32.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $27.4 thousand.
US exports to Montserrat in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 231.1 3.48 272.2-15.10
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 7.1 0.11 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 2.9 0.04 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 10.4 0.16 3.6188.08
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7.8 0.12 6.324.55
10 Cereals 77.9 1.17 44.475.67
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 16.0 0.24 19.1-16.07
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 12.4 0.19 22.3-44.56
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 10.2 0.15 56.5-81.89
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6.0 0.09 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 20.0 0.30 47.4-57.78
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 65.5 0.99 37.873.23
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 128.3 1.93 66.493.18
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 75.8 1.14 40.487.79
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 11.4 0.17 21.5-46.79
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 19.2 0.29 6.2209.51
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 142.7 2.15 288.5-50.54
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 12.8 0.19 5.2148.86
29 Organic chemicals 4.6 0.07 18.9-75.91
30 Pharmaceutical products 44.0 0.66 31.539.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 134.7 2.03 76.975.04
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 20.9 0.31 59.4-64.85
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 60.5 0.91 29.2107.30
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 53.9 0.81 108.7-50.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 139.3 2.10 124.811.64
40 Rubber and articles thereof 96.4 1.45 165.8-41.88
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.1 0.05 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 426.2 6.42 580.0-26.50
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8.1 0.12 50.1-83.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.3 0.09 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9.4 0.14 69.1-86.36
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4.8 0.07 5.9-18.58
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8.8 0.13 9.2-4.21
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3.5 0.05 4.4-19.59
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3.4 0.05 4.2-20.18
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6.0 0.09 22.4-73.13
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 28.2 0.42 19.147.50
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 133.4 2.01 165.5-19.40
69 Ceramic products 89.6 1.35 62.742.96
70 Glass and glassware 42.2 0.64 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 3.0 0.05 8.7-65.30
72 Iron and steel 30.7 0.46 5.7437.52
73 Articles of iron or steel 95.8 1.44 225.7-57.56
74 Copper and articles thereof 32.0 0.48 36.3-12.06
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 190.1 2.86 108.475.45
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 110.1 1.66 16.8555.73
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 13.3 0.20 3.2318.44
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 684.7 10.31 919.3-25.52
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 977.0 14.71 1,297.7-24.71
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 556.9 8.38 590.1-5.64
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 37.4 0.56 2.61,315.84
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 22.5 0.34 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 182.6 2.75 93.196.26
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 8.2 0.12 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 3.3 0.05 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 201.5 3.03 1,086.1-81.45
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 11.7 0.18 24.4-52.09
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 18.4 0.28 213.6-91.39
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 7.2 0.11 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,271.0 19.13 2,004.1-36.58

US Imports from Montserrat

The major share of US imports from Montserrat in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.85% of US total imports from Montserrat (74.22% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Montserrat in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1,378.7 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $344.8 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 $71.5 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $9.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Montserrat in 2015 over the 2014 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 $114.9 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $75.9 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $36.2 thousand.
US imports from Montserrat in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9.4 0.42 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.9 0.04 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3.6 0.16 0.31,250.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
72 Iron and steel 3.6 0.16 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 365.6 16.09 20.81,656.54
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 215.7 9.49 330.6-34.75
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 36.0 1.58 72.3-50.16
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 15.7 0.69 91.5-82.88
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 75.0 3.30 3.52,054.27
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,547.4 68.08 168.7817.16
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce