US trade with Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 06, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Tajikistan

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Tajikistan totaled $10.8 million, up 193.27% ($7.1 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $10.6 million, up 218.48% ($7.3 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $0.2 million, down 52.08% ($0.2 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $10.5 million, a 249.46% increase ($7.5 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Tajikistan was the US 180th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 189th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0010% of US total trade (up from 0.0004% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Tajikistan was the US 169th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 183rd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0026% of US total exports (up from 0.0009% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Tajikistan was the US 205th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 196th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (down from 0.0001% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Tajikistan

The major share of US exports to Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 80.73% of US total exports to Tajikistan (17.64% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.05% of US total exports to Tajikistan (19.44% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.47% of US total exports to Tajikistan (56.99% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.03% of US total exports to Tajikistan (1.42% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6,788.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $948.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $733.8 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 $398.5 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $168.4 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $48.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $869.1 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $183.6 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $145.5 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $132.8 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $122.7 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $122.1 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $82.5 thousand;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $44.1 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $35.0 thousand.
US exports to Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 830.4 7.80 1,699.5-51.14
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 48.2 0.45 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 22.8 0.21 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 122.1-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 82.5-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 30.7-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 168.4 1.58 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 19.6 0.18 165.1-88.10
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 881.4 8.28 147.5497.46
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 122.7-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 183.6-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 44.1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2.7 0.03 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 10.5-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,819.6 64.08 31.121,842.10
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 630.1 5.92 231.7171.98
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 56.0 0.53 188.8-70.34
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,085.8 10.20 137.8687.75
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 35.0-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 76.8 0.72 102.7-25.23

US Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of US imports from Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 27.31% of US total imports from Tajikistan (10.82% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 25.06% of US total imports from Tajikistan (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.02% of US total imports from Tajikistan (22.34% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 12.01% of US total imports from Tajikistan (36.49% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of US total imports from Tajikistan (1.63% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $44.9 thousand;
  • 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 $41.2 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $17.5 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $7.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $6.2 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $2.6 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $0.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 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 $86.6 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $78.2 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $45.7 thousand;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $37.2 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) - a decrease of $36.4 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $6.6 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $5.0 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $2.8 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.6 thousand.
US imports from Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 21.6 13.11 67.3-67.95
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 6.6-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2.6 1.61 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7.1 4.30 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.6-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.7 0.41 0.0
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 37.2-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 44.9 27.31 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 41.2 25.06 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17.5 10.61 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 2.3 1.40 38.7-94.06
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 86.6-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 78.2-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 26.6 16.19 20.430.61
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce