US trade (export - import) with Timor-Leste in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 09, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Timor-Leste in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Timor-Leste

In 2014, US trade with Timor-Leste was $1.5 million, down 0.68% ($0.0 million) from 2013.

US exports to Timor-Leste in 2014 were $1.3 million, down 5.72% ($0.1 million) from 2013.

US imports from Timor-Leste in 2014 totaled $0.2 million, up 56.67% ($0.1 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Timor-Leste in 2014 was $1.1 million, a 11.75% decrease ($0.1 million) over 2013.

Timor-Leste was the US 215th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 217th in 2013), accounting for 0.0000% of US total trade (just as in 2013).

Timor-Leste was the US 212th largest export market in 2014 (down from 211th in 2013), accounting for 0.0001% of US total exports (just as in 2013).

Timor-Leste was the US 211th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 217th in 2013), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (just as in 2013).

US Exports to Timor-Leste

The major share of US exports to Timor-Leste in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 86.06% of US total exports to Timor-Leste (81.89% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.11% of US total exports to Timor-Leste (13.26% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Timor-Leste in 2014 over 2013 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 $279.0 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $157.9 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $78.0 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 $14.9 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $12.7 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $12.6 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $12.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Timor-Leste in 2014 over 2013 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 $361.8 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $105.0 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $90.1 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $43.5 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $28.7 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $7.9 thousand;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $5.5 thousand.
US exports to Timor-Leste in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 105.0-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 22.7 1.77 66.2-65.69
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4.4 0.34 9.9-55.49
30 Pharmaceutical products 2.8 0.22 3.2-11.14
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2.7 0.21 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2.8 0.22 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12.7 0.99 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 475.8 36.97 317.949.65
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 257.5 20.01 619.3-58.42
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 7.9-100.00
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 22.9 1.78 10.2123.58
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 90.1-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 351.4 27.31 72.4385.50
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 12.6 0.98 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 14.9 1.16 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 28.7-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 103.7 8.06 25.7303.00

US Imports from Timor-Leste

The major share of US imports from Timor-Leste in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 64.77% of US total imports from Timor-Leste (26.32% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 18.81% of US total imports from Timor-Leste (0.00% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 10.38% of US total imports from Timor-Leste (49.04% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of US total imports from Timor-Leste (6.52% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Timor-Leste in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $90.3 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $35.4 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $4.3 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 $2.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Timor-Leste in 2014 over the 2013 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 $36.4 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $17.2 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $7.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3.0 thousand.
US imports from Timor-Leste in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 121.9 64.77 31.6285.55
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 35.4 18.81 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 7.8-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
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 19.5 10.38 55.9-65.04
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 2.5 1.34 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4.5 2.42 21.8-79.12
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4.3 2.28 0.0
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce