US trade with Tajikistan in the first nine months of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 06, 2018

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

US Trade with Tajikistan

In the first nine months of 2017, US trade with Tajikistan was $8.1 million, down 56.47% ($10.5 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US exports to Tajikistan in the first nine months of 2017 were $7.3 million, down 59.74% ($10.8 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US imports from Tajikistan in the first nine months of 2017 totaled $0.8 million, up 66.53% ($0.3 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US trade surplus with Tajikistan in the first nine months of 2017 was $6.5 million, a 63.20% decrease ($11.1 million) over the first nine months of 2016.

Tajikistan was the US 198th largest trading partner in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 182nd in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total trade (down from 0.0007% in the first nine months of 2016).

Tajikistan was the US 185th largest export market in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 178th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0006% of US total exports (down from 0.0017% in the first nine months of 2016).

Tajikistan was the US 205th largest supplier in the first nine months of 2017 (up from 208th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (just as in the first nine months of 2016).

US Exports to Tajikistan

The major share of US exports to Tajikistan in the first nine months of 2017 (and in the first nine months of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.08% of US total exports to Tajikistan (73.28% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 32.03% of US total exports to Tajikistan (16.80% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.04% of US total exports to Tajikistan (6.30% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.12% of US total exports to Tajikistan (1.92% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.48% of US total exports to Tajikistan (0.51% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Tajikistan in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $209.2 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $190.1 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $182.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $147.4 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $144.6 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $119.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $79.3 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 $65.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $43.6 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $36.7 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $32.3 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $27.9 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $26.5 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $23.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Tajikistan in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 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) - a decrease of $9,229.4 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,452.6 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $737.5 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $405.3 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $162.7 thousand;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - a decrease of $66.0 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $39.1 thousand.
US exports to Tajikistan in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,295.4 31.54 3,032.8-24.32
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 26.5 0.36 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 8.7 0.12 3.6139.51
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 107.2 1.47 42.0155.13
30 Pharmaceutical products 140.4 1.93 20.8575.23
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 836.3 11.49 654.227.83
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 57.0 0.78 13.4324.26
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26.4 0.36 3.0765.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 405.3-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 11.3-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 27.9 0.38 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2.8 0.04 10.2-72.05
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 365.0 5.02 217.667.74
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 222.8 3.06 13.61,541.68
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 39.1-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 66.0-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 57.7 0.79 25.3127.72
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 50.0 0.69 47.84.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 19.3-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 640.9 8.81 2,093.5-69.39
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 614.0 8.44 9,843.4-93.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 79.3 1.09 0.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 242.5 3.33 405.2-40.15
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,048.5 14.41 903.916.00
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 15.0 0.21 21.4-29.80
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 3.3 0.05 9.8-66.24
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 36.7 0.50 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 9.2 0.13 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 363.1 4.99 173.0109.88

US Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of US imports from Tajikistan in the first nine months of 2017 (and in the first nine months of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 34.18% of US total imports from Tajikistan (39.42% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 9.74% of US total imports from Tajikistan (0.23% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.18% of US total imports from Tajikistan (1.12% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.69% of US total imports from Tajikistan (1.36% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.85% of US total imports from Tajikistan (26.79% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Tajikistan in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $226.0 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 $84.2 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $64.0 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $60.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $44.9 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $19.8 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 $14.3 thousand;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - an increase of $12.9 thousand;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $3.8 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $3.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Tajikistan in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $128.9 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $81.2 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $4.2 thousand.
US imports from Tajikistan in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4.6 0.58 5.4-14.32
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 60.9 7.60 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.3 0.03 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3.8 0.47 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 12.9 1.61 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 65.1 8.13 1.15,711.42
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 273.8 34.18 189.744.38
73 Articles of iron or steel 19.8 2.47 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3.1 0.39 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 128.9-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 44.9 5.60 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 14.3 1.79 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2.4 0.30 6.6-63.67
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 0.13 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 226.0 28.20 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 68.3 8.53 149.5-54.31
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce