US trade (export - import) with Tajikistan in 2015

Published or Updated: Mar 25, 2017

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

US Trade with Tajikistan

In 2015, US trade with Tajikistan totaled $52.9 million, up 87.99% ($24.8 million) from 2014.

US exports to Tajikistan in 2015 were $18.8 million, down 23.42% ($5.7 million) from 2014.

US imports from Tajikistan in 2015 totaled $34.2 million, up 836.67% ($30.5 million) from 2014.

US trade balance with Tajikistan went from a surplus of $20.9 million in 2014, to a deficit of $15.4 million in 2015.

Tajikistan was the US 176th largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 185th in 2014), accounting for 0.0014% of US total trade (up from 0.0007% in 2014).

Tajikistan was the US 181st largest export market in 2015 (down from 180th in 2014), accounting for 0.0012% of US total exports (down from 0.0015% in 2014).

Tajikistan was the US 152nd largest supplier in 2015 (up from 184th in 2014), accounting for 0.0015% of US total imports (up from 0.0002% in 2014).

US Exports to Tajikistan

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 67.00% of US total exports to Tajikistan (29.72% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 25.91% of US total exports to Tajikistan (24.05% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.06% of US total exports to Tajikistan (4.10% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.61% of US total exports to Tajikistan (1.53% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.50% of US total exports to Tajikistan (1.79% in 2014).

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5,587.0 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,006.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $391.6 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $335.5 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $273.8 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $199.1 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $89.3 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $63.1 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $61.2 thousand.

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $8,841.8 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1,911.4 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 $1,293.7 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $466.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $372.0 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $327.1 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $130.7 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $124.9 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $108.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $81.6 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $74.6 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $60.5 thousand.
US exports to Tajikistan 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 3,802.7 20.27 5,714.1-33.45
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 51.7 0.28 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 19.3-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 24.5-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 130.7-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,006.5 5.36 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 60.5-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 17.2 0.09 2.7546.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 61.2 0.33 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 168.6 0.90 635.5-73.47
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 2.8 0.01 8.0-65.27
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 174.8 0.93 85.5104.50
39 Plastics and articles thereof 73.8 0.39 148.4-50.28
40 Rubber and articles thereof 263.4 1.40 64.3309.87
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12.7 0.07 8.549.89
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9.5 0.05 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 35.9 0.19 407.8-91.21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 48.1 0.26 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 24.2-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 108.8-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 50.5 0.27 175.5-71.21
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.2-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 63.1 0.34 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 81.6-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,183.1 6.31 847.639.58
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 2,291.3 12.21 3,585.0-36.09
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 439.8 2.34 48.2813.01
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 862.0 4.59 588.146.56
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,796.6 41.55 2,209.6252.85
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 40.8 0.22 368.0-88.90
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 54.2 0.29 49.98.61
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 26.1 0.14 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 228.2 1.22 9,070.0-97.48

US Imports from Tajikistan

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 96.60% of US total imports from Tajikistan (1.70% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.35% of US total imports from Tajikistan (1.07% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.71% of US total imports from Tajikistan (52.49% in 2014).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $32,830.6 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $413.7 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $192.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $187.3 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $161.9 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Tajikistan in 2015 over the 2014 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 $1,823.9 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $1,208.0 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $107.8 thousand.
US imports from Tajikistan 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
(%)
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 446.8 1.31 33.11,249.22
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5.4 0.02 3.363.97
10 Cereals 5.3 0.02 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2.6 0.01 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 3.1 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 21.3-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7.4 0.02 4.853.85
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.4 0.01 4.1-40.98
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 6.2 0.02 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 52.5 0.15 2.91,709.87
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 32,830.6 96.12 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 161.9 0.47 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 56.5-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 33.4-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 1,823.9-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 244.1 0.71 56.8329.80
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 0.3 0.00 88.5-99.63
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 107.8-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 1,208.0-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 386.5 1.13 194.099.20
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce