US trade (export - import) with Serbia in 2015

Published or Updated: Feb 18, 2017

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

US Trade with Serbia

In 2015, US trade with Serbia was $426.8 million, down 2.27% ($9.9 million) from 2014.

US exports to Serbia in 2015 were $145.8 million, down 3.70% ($5.6 million) from 2014.

US imports from Serbia in 2015 were $281.0 million, down 1.51% ($4.3 million) from 2014.

US trade deficit with Serbia in 2015 was $135.1 million, a 0.96% increase ($1.3 million) over 2014.

Serbia was the US 117th largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 124th in 2014), accounting for 0.0112% of US total trade (up from 0.0108% in 2014).

Serbia was the US 132nd largest export market in 2015 (up from 137th in 2014), accounting for 0.0097% of US total exports (up from 0.0094% in 2014).

Serbia was the US 103rd largest supplier in 2015 (up from 104th in 2014), accounting for 0.0122% of US total imports (up from 0.0118% in 2014).

US Exports to Serbia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 52.77% of US total exports to Serbia (60.81% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.99% of US total exports to Serbia (14.74% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.87% of US total exports to Serbia (8.28% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.33% of US total exports to Serbia (1.90% in 2014).

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $7.3 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $6.5 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 $4.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.5 million.

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $17.8 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US exports to Serbia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 8,903.5 6.10 10,332.6-13.83
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 332.5 0.23 302.99.76
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 70.3-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 41.7 0.03 250.0-83.31
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 156.2 0.11 1,073.2-85.44
10 Cereals 59.8 0.04 181.9-67.14
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 121.3 0.08 79.452.79
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 107.6 0.07 0.0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 7.2 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 71.7-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 50.3 0.03 112.7-55.40
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 27.5 0.02 6.0357.72
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 720.0 0.49 645.911.47
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,790.9 1.23 2,036.5-12.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,414.4 0.97 1,130.425.12
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 12,511.9 8.58 6,019.3107.86
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5.3 0.00 8.5-37.66
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 183.7 0.13 112.163.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 122.1 0.08 191.0-36.04
29 Organic chemicals 400.6 0.27 377.96.01
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,202.5 0.82 1,978.8-39.23
31 Fertilizers 3.8 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 58.1 0.04 531.7-89.07
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,391.1 1.64 3,096.4-22.78
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 211.9 0.15 79.3167.05
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 92.1 0.06 97.1-5.15
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 608.2 0.42 1,678.0-63.75
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 219.1 0.15 227.5-3.67
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,135.1 0.78 1,639.6-30.77
39 Plastics and articles thereof 992.8 0.68 946.84.86
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,116.7 0.77 1,689.1-33.89
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 18.0 0.01 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 293.1 0.20 122.3139.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 55.0 0.04 369.0-85.09
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 16.5 0.01 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 289.2 0.20 631.0-54.17
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 509.2 0.35 289.875.73
52 Cotton 169.0 0.12 72.8132.29
54 Man-made filaments 55.0 0.04 5.9828.31
55 Man-made staple fibers 282.8 0.19 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 6.2 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 88.0 0.06 8.7914.59
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 149.2 0.10 24.6507.67
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 33.6 0.02 41.6-19.21
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 297.7 0.20 216.037.81
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 118.8 0.08 438.1-72.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 36.7 0.03 186.5-80.32
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 126.9 0.09 91.538.74
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 26.2-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 34.6 0.02 124.5-72.18
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 164.6 0.11 145.912.82
69 Ceramic products 44.2 0.03 72.1-38.71
70 Glass and glassware 56.5 0.04 169.3-66.63
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 39.2 0.03 62.8-37.50
72 Iron and steel 31.4 0.02 52.4-40.10
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,440.2 0.99 1,390.13.61
74 Copper and articles thereof 23.2 0.02 18.922.69
75 Nickel and articles thereof 18.0 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 157.7 0.11 242.4-34.94
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 12.0-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 8.8 0.01 58.6-85.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,464.4 1.00 1,000.546.36
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,706.3 1.17 107.61,486.13
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 27,726.8 19.01 27,289.41.60
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 15,098.9 10.35 10,955.237.82
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 13.6 0.01 167.2-91.85
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,054.0 2.78 4,630.3-12.45
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 17,898.2 12.27 35,702.7-49.87
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 490.4 0.34 869.0-43.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,687.0 8.01 12,485.0-6.39
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9.0 0.01 18.6-51.63
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 138.8 0.10 193.5-28.27
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,054.1 0.72 179.8486.24
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 454.3 0.31 606.7-25.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 562.7 0.39 481.616.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 216.9 0.15 177.921.93
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 18.3 0.01 310.1-94.08
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 23,704.5 16.25 16,424.144.33

US Imports from Serbia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 52.82% of US total imports from Serbia (53.09% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.43% of US total imports from Serbia (12.10% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.20% of US total imports from Serbia (4.60% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.45% of US total imports from Serbia (3.49% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.85% of US total imports from Serbia (2.69% in 2014);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.77% of US total imports from Serbia (0.35% in 2014).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $17.1 million;
  • 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 $4.0 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3.3 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $1.9 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1.9 million;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $0.9 million.

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $13.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $11.2 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) - a decrease of $9.3 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2.1 million.
US imports from Serbia 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
(%)
01 Live animals 26.9 0.01 58.8-54.21
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 167.9 0.06 222.0-24.38
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 33.9 0.01 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 738.4 0.26 1,102.8-33.04
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 21,451.3 7.63 22,271.6-3.68
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 525.7 0.19 853.5-38.41
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 101.0 0.04 66.152.86
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 34.8 0.01 21.859.54
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 40.6 0.01 9.5328.16
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 8.5 0.00 6.727.13
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 36.0 0.01 41.1-12.44
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 615.7 0.22 642.3-4.15
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,484.4 0.53 1,597.6-7.09
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,274.2 0.45 1,903.8-33.07
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,526.1 1.26 3,485.81.16
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,053.0 0.73 2,002.92.50
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 224.4-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 12.9 0.00 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 2,135.4-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 70.8 0.03 29.5139.66
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 7.0 0.00 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 262.8 0.09 496.3-47.05
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 5.5 0.00 8.2-33.05
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,958.9 0.70 876.2123.58
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 20.8 0.01 19.56.54
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,609.4 2.00 4,779.017.38
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,667.4 2.37 4,783.439.39
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 33.4 0.01 54.8-38.96
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1.9 0.00 9.3-79.79
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 230.1 0.08 254.1-9.47
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 702.0 0.25 13.75,019.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 209.1 0.07 247.1-15.38
54 Man-made filaments 77.1 0.03 1.07,818.38
55 Man-made staple fibers 20.8 0.01 14.939.73
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 93.8 0.03 151.7-38.15
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,234.1 0.80 1,359.464.34
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,237.3 0.44 1,652.2-25.11
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 16.3 0.01 45.2-64.01
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,248.1 1.51 4,384.0-3.10
65 Headgear and parts thereof 54.3 0.02 60.9-10.88
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 18.2 0.01 7.8133.89
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 134.6 0.05 0.0
69 Ceramic products 83.1 0.03 61.235.68
70 Glass and glassware 266.4 0.09 38.4593.44
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,985.3 1.77 984.3406.51
72 Iron and steel 272.4 0.10 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,466.4 1.95 2,209.9147.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 6,192.3 2.20 6,792.6-8.84
75 Nickel and articles thereof 7.1 0.00 251.2-97.17
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 320.4 0.11 182.175.97
78 Lead and articles thereof 74.4 0.03 131.7-43.51
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 131.3 0.05 343.1-61.74
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 31.1 0.01 50.0-37.84
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 32,871.3 11.70 15,724.8109.04
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 36,910.6 13.14 46,240.9-20.18
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 77,640.9 27.63 88,807.0-12.57
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 51.8 0.02 61.6-15.86
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 925.1 0.33 618.949.48
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 18.0 0.01 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 48,096.3 17.12 46,005.04.55
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 1,347.1 0.48 738.182.50
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,933.6 0.69 21.09,104.16
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,070.8 0.38 366.7192.04
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,221.4 2.21 19,757.1-68.51
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce