US trade (export - import) with Montserrat in 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 21, 2018

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

US Trade with Montserrat

In 2017, US trade with Montserrat totaled $10.7 million, up 4.73% ($0.5 million) from 2016.

US exports to Montserrat in 2017 totaled $9.7 million, up 2.35% ($0.2 million) from 2016.

US imports from Montserrat in 2017 totaled $1.0 million, up 34.03% ($0.3 million) from 2016.

US trade surplus with Montserrat in 2017 was $8.7 million, a 0.46% decrease ($0.0 million) over 2016.

Montserrat was the US 199th largest trading partner in 2017 (down from 197th in 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total trade (just as in 2016).

Montserrat was the US 187th largest export market in 2017 (just as in 2016), accounting for 0.0006% of US total exports (down from 0.0007% in 2016).

Montserrat was the US 204th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 208th in 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (just as in 2016).

US Exports to Montserrat

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 33.31% of US total exports to Montserrat (37.40% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 13.98% of US total exports to Montserrat (0.92% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.54% of US total exports to Montserrat (8.28% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.88% of US total exports to Montserrat (5.48% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.97% of US total exports to Montserrat (15.89% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.56% of US total exports to Montserrat (4.07% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.71% of US total exports to Montserrat (1.07% in 2016).

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,326.4 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $325.6 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $239.2 thousand;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $216.1 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $98.2 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $84.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $83.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $82.4 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $57.9 thousand;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $40.5 thousand.

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $430.6 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $429.7 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 $389.1 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $333.2 thousand;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $143.5 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $123.9 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 $100.9 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $98.8 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $65.4 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $64.3 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $56.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $49.8 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $47.8 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $38.1 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $36.1 thousand.
US exports to Montserrat 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 182.1 1.88 280.9-35.16
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 20.9 0.21 6.8205.67
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 216.1 2.23 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 40.5 0.42 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 11.1 0.11 67.3-83.51
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 84.6 0.87 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.4 0.03 0.0
10 Cereals 70.1 0.72 45.753.47
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 8.4 0.09 5.648.17
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9.0 0.09 0.0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 22.6 0.23 26.1-13.21
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 8.8 0.09 20.0-56.04
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 46.4 0.48 20.4127.82
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 48.9 0.50 70.6-30.75
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 117.4 1.21 167.2-29.77
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 32.0 0.33 68.1-53.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4.0 0.04 2.845.02
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 11.5 0.12 49.6-76.78
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 17.9-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,345.7 13.86 19.46,847.48
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 19.1 0.20 6.2210.09
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 11.2-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 56.8 0.59 62.3-8.79
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 117.1 1.21 98.219.25
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 13.6 0.14 18.8-27.49
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 53.4 0.55 67.1-20.39
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 5.8 0.06 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3.9 0.04 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 121.4 1.25 37.8221.01
39 Plastics and articles thereof 87.0 0.90 61.940.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 92.6 0.95 156.9-40.97
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 12.1 0.12 2.9323.62
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 325.6 3.35 373.4-12.81
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 111.2 1.15 13.0755.50
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.8 0.06 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 25.0 0.26 51.7-51.55
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.1 0.03 8.3-62.29
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 20.1-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 10.8-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 34.9 0.36 11.0217.04
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2.7 0.03 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3.4 0.03 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 204.4 2.11 328.3-37.75
69 Ceramic products 51.1 0.53 62.5-18.34
70 Glass and glassware 17.2 0.18 16.07.29
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9.7 0.10 0.0
72 Iron and steel 43.9 0.45 37.417.21
73 Articles of iron or steel 181.4 1.87 611.9-70.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 23.3 0.24 2.7758.96
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 143.5-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 97.5 1.00 527.2-81.51
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 98.6 1.02 164.0-39.85
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 37.4 0.39 14.5157.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,078.8 11.11 1,412.0-23.60
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 602.2 6.20 991.3-39.25
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 914.2 9.42 831.79.91
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 34.0 0.35 36.4-6.61
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5.5 0.06 3.180.09
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 598.9 6.17 273.3119.15
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 8.9-100.00
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 234.7 2.42 335.6-30.06
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 72.9 0.75 15.0385.23
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 16.2 0.17 13.916.06
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3.1 0.03 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,004.9 20.65 1,765.713.55

US Imports from Montserrat

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 30.88% of US total imports from Montserrat (71.34% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.48% of US total imports from Montserrat (0.00% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.19% of US total imports from Montserrat (0.00% in 2016).

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $249.5 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 $135.4 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $74.2 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) - an increase of $25.3 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $20.0 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $12.3 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $11.4 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $8.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $5.6 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $4.1 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $3.6 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) - an increase of $3.2 thousand.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $227.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $32.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $12.8 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $8.0 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $7.4 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $3.8 thousand.
US imports from Montserrat 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
(%)
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 7.4-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4.8 0.46 0.7627.58
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3.6 0.35 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.7 0.17 0.0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8.6 0.83 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 12.3 1.19 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 74.2 7.17 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 3.2 0.31 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 20.0 1.94 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5.6 0.54 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 91.7 8.87 319.4-71.28
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 126.4 12.21 101.125.01
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 62.6 6.05 51.222.25
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 8.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 38.8 3.75 71.1-45.42
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 157.3 15.20 21.8620.16
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 12.8-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 423.9 40.97 174.3143.12
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce