Dynamics of US trade with Nepal from 2013 to 2018

Published or Updated: Mar 13, 2020

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Nepal from 2013 to 2018: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Nepal from 2013 to 2018 (in million US dollars)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Turnover 116 129 129 135 173 161
Exports 33 36 36 41 76 56
Imports 83 92 92 94 98 106
Balance -51 -56 -56 -54 -22 -50
Dynamics of the rank and share of Nepal in US foreign trade from 2013 to 2018
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Rank in US trade 159 156 155 152 148 149
Share in US trade, % 0.003 0.003 0.003 0.004 0.004 0.004
Rank in US exports 174 171 167 167 151 164
Share in US exports, % 0.002 0.002 0.002 0.003 0.005 0.003
Rank in US import 124 125 127 123 124 122
Share in US imports, % 0.004 0.004 0.004 0.004 0.004 0.004
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Nepal by product types from 2013 to 2018 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 5.0 7.6 2.7 16.9 9.4 9.4
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.2
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 14.6 4.9 7.3 5.0 3.9 8.0
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 1.1 0.8 0.7 0.3 0.2 1.0
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 11.8 11.5 1.7 5.0 0.2 0.6
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 5.7 16.8 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.3
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 45.4 43.7 48.4 60.8 74.8 71.9
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Nepal by product types from 2013 to 2018 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 3.3 4.7 4.1 6.2 9.0 12.1
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 1.0 1.0 1.5 2.2 2.6 2.0
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.5 1.9 2.2
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 70.6 73.2 73.2 73.5 62.0 61.6
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 2.3 2.1 2.0 2.1 1.8 2.6
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 1.2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.2 0.9
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.2 1.3 0.4
Dynamics of US exports to Nepal from 2013 to 2018 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
01 Live animals 0.4 0.6 0 0 0.4 0.4
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.1 0.2 0.0 0 0.6 0.3
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.4
10 Cereals 0 0.0 0 0.1 0.0 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.2 0.2 0.1 3.4 0.1 2.4
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.1 0 0 0 0.1 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.1 0.1 0.1 2.1 3.2 0.2
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.3 0.1 0.0 0 0 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.9 2.2 1.2
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.1 0 0.2 0.1 0.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.1 0.1 0.0 0 0.0 0.2
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0.0 0.1
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.4
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.7 1.0 1.7
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.0 0 0 0.2 0.1
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.5
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 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.5
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.1 0 0 0 0.1 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0.1
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.4
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.1 0.1 1.3 0.4 0.4 0.6
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.4
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 3.2 3.8 0 1.8 0.0 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.1 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.1 0.0 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
70 Glass and glassware​ 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 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 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.2 5.9 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.1 0 0 0 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.9 0.1 0.1 0.0 0 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 3.0 2.9 3.8 5.4 8.9 12.0
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 2.9 4.7 4.1 2.5 2.5 2.2
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.4 0.1 0.0 2.2 0.5 0.4
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 3.4 3.8 4.1 7.2 33.6 17.2
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.1
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4.9 4.3 5.1 7.3 11.2 8.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
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 0.6 0.2 1.0 0.2 0.1 0.2
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.4
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3.2 4.3 12.7 4.2 8.2 4.1
Dynamics of US imports from Nepal from 2013 to 2018 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0.1
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.6
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.9
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2.0 3.6 3.0 4.4 7.4 10.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.1 0.0 0 0 0 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.3 0.5 0.7 1.3 1.6 1.3
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0 0 0.2 0 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.4 2.7 2.6 2.0 2.0 2.2
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.5
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.1
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.3 1.5
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.5 1.2 2.1 0.3 0.3 0.4
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 37.2 41.7 40.2 45.6 38.3 42.6
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 5.4 7.4 8.3 6.3 4.6 5.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 11.0 11.4 10.4 8.4 7.8 7.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2.9 3.2 3.9 6.6 7.7 8.1
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.4 2.0 1.9 1.7 1.5 1.7
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
70 Glass and glassware​ 2.2 1.6 1.2 1.1 0.6 0.3
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1.9 1.9 1.8 2.0 1.7 2.7
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.4
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
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 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.7
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 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1.2 1.2 1.0 1.4 1.9 2.1
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.1
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 6.4 5.9 6.2 3.4 11.7 11.3
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2.0 2.4 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.6
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce