US trade (export - import) with Serbia in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

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

US Trade with Serbia

In 2013, US trade with Serbia totaled $686.8 million, up 129.72% ($387.8 million) from 2012.

US exports to Serbia in 2013 totaled $156.5 million, up 5.41% ($8.0 million) from 2012.

US imports from Serbia in 2013 totaled $530.3 million, up 252.41% ($379.8 million) from 2012.

US trade deficit with Serbia in 2013 was $373.7 million, a 18,820.01% increase ($371.8 million) over 2012.

Serbia was the US 114th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 132nd in 2012), accounting for 0.0176% of US total trade (up from 0.0077% in 2012).

Serbia was the US 137th largest export market in 2013 (up from 138th in 2012), accounting for 0.0099% of US total exports (up from 0.0096% in 2012).

Serbia was the US 90th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 115th in 2012), accounting for 0.0228% of US total imports (up from 0.0064% in 2012).

US Exports to Serbia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 57.12% of US total exports to Serbia (55.02% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.56% of US total exports to Serbia (13.39% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.40% of US total exports to Serbia (6.72% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.77% of US total exports to Serbia (1.88% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.04% of US total exports to Serbia (1.03% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Serbia 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 $10.5 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $6.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $3.8 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • 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 $0.6 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.5 million.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $6.3 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $1.8 million;
  • 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 $1.2 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $0.6 million.
US exports to Serbia 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 7,599.0 4.86 8,757.3-13.23
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 139.2 0.09 191.3-27.24
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 155.8 0.10 135.415.03
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 704.0 0.45 767.0-8.21
10 Cereals 255.6 0.16 383.3-33.31
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 15.3-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 303.6 0.19 89.4239.61
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 298.4 0.19 539.8-44.73
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 7.6 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 8.2 0.01 28.3-71.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 277.3 0.18 12.32,150.99
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 18.0-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 569.7 0.36 1,022.1-44.26
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,564.8 1.64 3,172.3-19.15
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,950.9 1.25 1,077.980.99
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 298.7-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 9,523.7 6.08 3,379.8181.79
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 12.7 0.01 3.9222.43
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 200.2 0.13 1,176.5-82.99
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 49.3 0.03 106.3-53.61
29 Organic chemicals 314.7 0.20 96.2227.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,862.9 1.19 1,740.77.02
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 200.7 0.13 518.2-61.27
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,314.3 1.48 2,193.25.52
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 138.9 0.09 133.14.34
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 97.8 0.06 144.8-32.49
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,157.9 0.74 717.961.30
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 241.8 0.15 233.33.65
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,227.9 0.78 2,056.8-40.30
39 Plastics and articles thereof 809.5 0.52 1,686.6-52.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,596.3 1.02 355.7348.72
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 189.2 0.12 87.6115.97
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 133.1 0.09 91.345.75
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 897.3 0.57 1,013.0-11.42
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 590.9 0.38 412.643.22
52 Cotton 81.5 0.05 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 34.1 0.02 22.353.39
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 90.2-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7.7 0.00 15.4-49.57
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 23.0 0.01 30.3-24.16
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 329.5 0.21 628.3-47.55
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 379.7 0.24 309.822.58
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 93.0 0.06 65.242.74
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 100.4 0.06 95.74.89
65 Headgear and parts thereof 16.8 0.01 91.5-81.58
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 82.7 0.05 21.8279.64
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 246.1 0.16 439.3-43.98
69 Ceramic products 143.3 0.09 44.4223.13
70 Glass and glassware 110.7 0.07 19.3473.93
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 21.8 0.01 69.7-68.74
72 Iron and steel 22.5 0.01 21.35.59
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,655.4 1.06 1,139.645.26
74 Copper and articles thereof 88.9 0.06 170.7-47.94
75 Nickel and articles thereof 55.9 0.04 7.9612.51
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 432.0 0.28 94.6356.49
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5.9 0.00 57.5-89.80
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 346.9 0.22 546.0-36.47
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 163.1 0.10 758.3-78.50
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 38,756.5 24.76 28,283.837.03
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 12,945.7 8.27 12,337.14.93
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 44.0 0.03 6.3603.37
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,510.9 2.88 10,839.8-58.39
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 16,997.1 10.86 18,801.3-9.60
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,411.1 0.90 449.0214.25
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 14,739.5 9.42 10,988.834.13
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 53.6 0.03 37.742.27
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 355.6 0.23 206.172.51
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,503.6 0.96 1,572.9-4.41
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 599.4 0.38 1,768.0-66.09
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,106.7 0.71 575.692.26
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 138.7 0.09 105.131.99
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 305.7 0.20 2,680.3-88.60
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 22,215.4 14.19 22,435.0-0.98

US Imports from Serbia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 71.53% of US total imports from Serbia (37.08% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.08% of US total imports from Serbia (12.69% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.06% of US total imports from Serbia (0.01% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.32% of US total imports from Serbia (5.62% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.70% of US total imports from Serbia (6.65% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.54% of US total imports from Serbia (3.68% in 2012).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $338.7 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $21.5 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $16.6 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $7.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $3.2 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1.9 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1.8 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Serbia in 2013 over the 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 $13.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $1.6 million.
US imports from Serbia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 52.4 0.01 59.7-12.16
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 53.5-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 114.9 0.02 105.49.05
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,619.0 0.31 1,029.557.26
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 13,146.9 2.48 11,780.511.60
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 603.4 0.11 820.8-26.49
10 Cereals 7,148.1 1.35 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 165.9 0.03 7.82,029.85
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 43.5 0.01 26.067.64
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 10.7 0.00 2.5333.21
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 35.4 0.01 26.633.03
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 706.5 0.13 568.424.29
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,394.0 0.26 1,223.113.97
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 357.1 0.07 166.6114.32
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,113.0 0.96 1,873.6172.91
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,346.2 0.25 1,090.023.50
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 399.6 0.08 254.656.99
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 21,502.8 4.06 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 75.3-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 1,849.5 0.35 7.225,540.57
30 Pharmaceutical products 98.8 0.02 8.81,016.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 17.5 0.00 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 26.1 0.00 34.7-24.60
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 2.4 0.00 3.0-19.97
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 410.3 0.08 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 13.2 0.00 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,561.2 0.86 3,202.442.43
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,335.4 1.01 5,119.34.22
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 47.6 0.01 13.3257.19
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 51.2 0.01 164.5-68.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 174.4 0.03 188.0-7.24
52 Cotton 1.9 0.00 0.4430.59
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 0.8-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 69.8 0.01 4.11,610.36
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.7 0.00 75.2-99.06
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 1.9-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 17.0-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,319.1 0.25 741.677.87
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,539.6 0.29 1,546.4-0.44
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 372.4 0.07 179.7107.20
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,795.7 0.90 2,876.266.74
65 Headgear and parts thereof 54.1 0.01 94.8-42.91
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 19.6-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 65.7-100.00
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 6.2-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,643.0 0.31 1,552.65.82
74 Copper and articles thereof 6,743.1 1.27 8,257.9-18.34
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 167.6 0.03 14.21,078.37
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 130.0 0.02 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 238.7 0.05 155.953.15
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 71.0 0.01 30.8130.77
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,374.0 2.90 17,430.2-11.80
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 24,130.8 4.55 37,742.8-36.06
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 13.9 0.00 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 338,867.0 63.91 191.9176,476.00
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 270.4 0.05 19.21,309.93
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 620.3 0.12 406.352.65
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 21.8 0.00 14.550.15
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 32.8 0.01 37.2-11.96
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 62,388.5 11.77 45,756.536.35
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 690.3 0.13 362.790.33
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 40.9 0.01 72.8-43.76
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 91.7 0.02 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 492.7 0.09 2,131.6-76.88
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,725.6 0.70 2,744.735.74
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce