US trade with Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Mar 27, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Saint Vincent and Grenadines

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Saint Vincent and Grenadines was $18.2 million, down 35.61% ($10.1 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $17.5 million, down 36.97% ($10.3 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $0.7 million, up 41.11% ($0.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $16.8 million, a 38.37% decrease ($10.5 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 169th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 155th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0018% of US total trade (down from 0.0034% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 149th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 138th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0046% of US total exports (down from 0.0080% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Saint Vincent and Grenadines was the US 188th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 190th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines

The major share of US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 30.57% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (47.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 27.82% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (18.84% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.48% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (6.19% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.51% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (7.91% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.93% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (3.51% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.28% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (1.64% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.03% of US total exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines (1.12% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 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) - an increase of $340.3 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $193.8 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $145.4 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $135.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $96.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $80.5 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $76.0 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $59.3 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $57.6 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $53.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $7,600.5 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $644.9 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 $486.4 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $264.7 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $262.3 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $211.0 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $198.1 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $172.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $140.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $131.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $115.2 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $114.0 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $103.7 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $102.8 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $89.2 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $85.8 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) - a decrease of $83.4 thousand;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $57.9 thousand.
US exports to Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 16.0-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,587.0 9.07 1,701.0-6.70
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 50.6 0.29 73.4-31.16
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 69.6 0.40 64.67.73
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4.2 0.02 62.1-93.17
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 131.4 0.75 148.9-11.79
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 35.7 0.20 67.3-46.93
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
10 Cereals 2,031.3 11.61 1,985.52.31
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 30.0 0.17 32.0-6.25
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 14.2 0.08 33.5-57.57
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 11.9-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 49.6 0.28 54.9-9.57
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 94.5 0.54 113.9-17.04
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 39.6 0.23 7.3446.23
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 50.1 0.29 7.3586.63
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 133.9 0.77 175.1-23.51
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 65.9 0.38 96.6-31.78
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 161.2 0.92 301.3-46.51
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 95.7 0.55 19.7386.05
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 217.1 1.24 253.0-14.19
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4.5 0.03 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 15.8 0.09 49.4-67.90
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 207.4 1.19 405.5-48.85
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2.9 0.02 16.4-82.57
29 Organic chemicals 43.3 0.25 17.1153.82
30 Pharmaceutical products 60.8 0.35 101.3-39.94
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 14.2-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 70.9 0.41 119.3-40.56
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 231.5 1.32 876.4-73.58
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 86.6 0.49 170.0-49.09
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 14.1-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 12.0-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 37.3 0.21 152.5-75.53
39 Plastics and articles thereof 471.0 2.69 574.7-18.05
40 Rubber and articles thereof 135.0 0.77 126.46.78
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 19.9 0.11 18.47.81
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,127.7 6.45 1,392.4-19.01
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 482.9 2.76 289.167.02
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 48.0 0.27 35.833.77
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 11.9-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 5.7 0.03 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3.4 0.02 3.9-13.85
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 12.7 0.07 14.3-11.66
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 6.8 0.04 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 8.3 0.05 33.1-74.81
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 9.4 0.05 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4.9 0.03 16.9-70.88
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 23.3 0.13 66.3-64.91
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 63.7 0.36 6.1941.72
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 35.4 0.20 121.2-70.76
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 24.0-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 7.3 0.04 6.88.19
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 322.2 1.84 176.882.23
69 Ceramic products 57.0 0.33 53.36.84
70 Glass and glassware 86.7 0.50 27.4216.12
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3.8 0.02 0.0
72 Iron and steel 39.9 0.23 8.8355.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 195.7 1.12 458.0-57.28
74 Copper and articles thereof 180.1 1.03 44.6303.47
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 103.5 0.59 84.422.64
78 Lead and articles thereof 3.8 0.02 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 194.1 1.11 140.438.28
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 319.6 1.83 239.133.68
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,874.9 10.72 2,046.8-8.40
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 1,987.9 11.37 1,647.620.66
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 0.0 0.00 102.8-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 807.6 4.62 835.5-3.34
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 273.8 1.57 484.7-43.52
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 7,600.5-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 402.4 2.30 533.9-24.63
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 15.0-100.00
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 253.1 1.45 739.5-65.77
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 54.8 0.31 144.0-61.93
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 179.1 1.02 82.4117.22
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 6.5-100.00

US Imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines

The major share of US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 51.95% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (5.43% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 14.24% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (53.22% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 11.60% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (20.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.95% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (0.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.93% of US total imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines (2.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $284.7 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $75.8 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $27.6 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $20.8 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $18.7 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $5.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 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 $127.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $34.6 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) - a decrease of $18.6 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $3.6 thousand;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $3.3 thousand.
US imports from Saint Vincent and Grenadines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 33.0 4.77 5.5505.06
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 284.7 41.12 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 41.9 6.06 21.298.14
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 75.8 10.95 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.4 0.05 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 80.3 11.60 98.9-18.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 15.4 2.23 9.660.82
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 18.7 2.71 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 21.4 3.09 56.0-61.80
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 77.2 11.15 205.1-62.36
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce