US trade (export - import) with Tajikistan in 2016

Published or Updated: Apr 18, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Tajikistan in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Tajikistan

In 2016, US trade with Tajikistan was $22.2 million, down 57.97% ($30.7 million) from 2015.

US exports to Tajikistan in 2016 totaled $21.4 million, up 14.14% ($2.7 million) from 2015.

US imports from Tajikistan in 2016 were $0.8 million, down 97.59% ($33.3 million) from 2015.

US trade balance with Tajikistan went from a deficit of $15.4 million in 2015, to a surplus of $20.6 million in 2016.

Tajikistan was the US 183rd largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 176th in 2015), accounting for 0.0006% of US total trade (down from 0.0014% in 2015).

Tajikistan was the US 179th largest export market in 2016 (up from 181st in 2015), accounting for 0.0015% of US total exports (up from 0.0012% in 2015).

Tajikistan was the US 207th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 152nd in 2015), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (down from 0.0015% in 2015).

US Exports to Tajikistan

The major share of US exports to Tajikistan in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 64.60% of US total exports to Tajikistan (67.00% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 23.07% of US total exports to Tajikistan (25.91% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.35% of US total exports to Tajikistan (4.06% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.84% of US total exports to Tajikistan (0.50% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Tajikistan in 2016 over 2015 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 $7,783.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $941.5 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $929.7 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $650.7 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $325.5 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $185.0 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $122.1 thousand;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - an increase of $66.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Tajikistan in 2016 over 2015 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) - a decrease of $6,754.8 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $924.0 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $439.8 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $267.9 thousand.
US exports to Tajikistan in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 4,732.4 22.10 3,802.724.45
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 3.6 0.02 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 122.1 0.57 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 51.7-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 82.5 0.39 1,006.5-91.80
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 42.0 0.20 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 51.4 0.24 17.2199.08
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 61.2-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 819.3 3.83 168.6386.03
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 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 161.0 0.75 174.8-7.90
39 Plastics and articles thereof 125.8 0.59 73.870.42
40 Rubber and articles thereof 588.9 2.75 263.4123.57
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 11.3 0.05 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 12.7-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 44.1 0.21 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10.2 0.05 9.56.84
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 220.8 1.03 35.9515.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 13.6 0.06 48.1-71.77
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 39.1 0.18 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 66.0 0.31 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 2.7 0.01 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 35.8 0.17 50.5-29.10
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 47.8 0.22 63.1-24.27
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 19.3 0.09 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,124.6 9.92 1,183.179.58
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 10,075.1 47.04 2,291.3339.71
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 439.8-100.00
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 594.0 2.77 862.0-31.08
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,041.7 4.86 7,796.6-86.64
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 21.4 0.10 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 40.8-100.00
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 9.8 0.05 54.2-81.86
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 35.0 0.16 26.134.13
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 275.7 1.29 228.220.85

US Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of US imports from Tajikistan in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 23.01% of US total imports from Tajikistan (0.15% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.99% of US total imports from Tajikistan (0.71% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 15.63% of US total imports from Tajikistan (96.60% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.96% of US total imports from Tajikistan (1.35% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.64% of US total imports from Tajikistan (0.06% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Tajikistan in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $137.2 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $78.2 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) - an increase of $38.7 thousand;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $37.2 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $5.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Tajikistan in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $32,830.6 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $374.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $216.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $151.0 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $33.0 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $6.2 thousand;
  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair (HS code 67) - a decrease of $6.2 thousand;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - a decrease of $3.1 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $2.6 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $2.6 thousand.
US imports from Tajikistan in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 72.7 8.82 446.8-83.73
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2.8 0.34 5.4-48.18
10 Cereals 6.6 0.80 5.325.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.6 0.07 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5.0 0.61 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
52 Cotton 37.2 4.51 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1.1 0.14 7.4-84.76
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 2.4-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 6.2-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 189.7 23.01 52.5261.61
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 32,830.6-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 128.9 15.63 161.9-20.37
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 38.7 4.70 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 93.1 11.30 244.1-61.86
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 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 78.2 9.48 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 169.9 20.61 386.5-56.04
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce