US trade with Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 07, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Tajikistan

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Tajikistan was $2.1 million, down 18.77% ($0.5 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $1.9 million, down 25.94% ($0.7 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $0.2 million, up 525.73% ($0.2 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $1.7 million, a 33.31% decrease ($0.9 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Tajikistan was the US 199th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 194th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0002% of US total trade (down from 0.0003% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Tajikistan was the US 191st largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 186th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0005% of US total exports (down from 0.0007% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Tajikistan was the US 200th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 214th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Tajikistan

The major share of US exports to Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 63.53% of US total exports to Tajikistan (17.55% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 17.09% of US total exports to Tajikistan (62.09% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.27% of US total exports to Tajikistan (11.79% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.71% of US total exports to Tajikistan (0.49% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.15% of US total exports to Tajikistan (7.34% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $756.0 thousand;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $103.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $52.6 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $42.5 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $36.7 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $15.1 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $9.5 thousand;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $8.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $771.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $500.4 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $195.4 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $124.2 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $98.6 thousand;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - a decrease of $66.0 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 $34.0 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $11.5 thousand.
US exports to Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,211.0 63.08 455.0166.16
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 8.7 0.45 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 103.5 5.39 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 11.5-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 195.4-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 52.6 2.74 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2.6 0.13 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 98.6-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2.8 0.15 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 124.2-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 66.0-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 52.1 2.71 9.5446.93
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 114.1 5.95 885.8-87.12
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 56.9 2.97 90.9-37.37
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9.5 0.49 0.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 79.0 4.11 63.923.57
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 68.5 3.57 568.9-87.96
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 36.7 1.91 0.0

US Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of US imports from Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 46.79% of US total imports from Tajikistan (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 28.49% of US total imports from Tajikistan (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.23% of US total imports from Tajikistan (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.95% of US total imports from Tajikistan (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $100.0 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $60.9 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $31.7 thousand;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - an increase of $4.8 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 $4.2 thousand;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $3.8 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) - an increase of $1.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US imports from Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 60.9 28.49 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3.8 1.75 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4.8 2.23 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 100.0 46.79 0.0
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 4.2 1.95 0.0
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 1.0 0.47 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 31.7 14.82 0.0
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce