Dynamics of US trade with Trinidad and Tobago from 2012 to 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 10, 2018

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Trinidad and Tobago from 2012 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Trinidad and Tobago from 2012 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 11,063 9,245 8,703 7,103 5,518 5,342
Exports 2,478 2,404 2,411 2,512 2,344 1,815
Imports 8,585 6,841 6,292 4,592 3,174 3,527
Balance -6,107 -4,437 -3,881 -2,080 -829 -1,713
Dynamics of the rank and share of Trinidad and Tobago in US foreign trade from 2012 to 2017
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in US trade 47 50 51 52 60 59
Share in US trade, % 0.285 0.237 0.216 0.186 0.149 0.135
Rank in US exports 56 56 56 53 52 64
Share in US exports, % 0.160 0.152 0.149 0.167 0.161 0.117
Rank in US import 41 42 41 49 59 57
Share in US imports, % 0.368 0.294 0.261 0.199 0.141 0.147
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Trinidad and Tobago by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 14.6 16.7 17.4 15.9 15.5 19.0
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 15.9 3.7 3.5 2.9 1.8 3.6
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 14.0 13.3 13.0 12.4 12.0 14.7
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.6
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.3 1.6
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 5.6 6.9 6.5 6.4 7.8 5.3
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 36.9 42.7 44.7 47.0 48.8 42.7
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Trinidad and Tobago by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 0.7 0.9 1.1 1.7 2.5 1.6
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 46.0 37.6 35.5 31.1 39.8 42.5
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 43.1 50.2 50.4 53.9 43.1 37.1
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 9.3 10.0 11.2 10.6 10.4 15.3
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Dynamics of US exports to Trinidad and Tobago from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
01 Live animals 1.8 2.3 1.8 1.6 0.8 0.7
02 Meat and edible meat offal 43.9 48.4 47.8 46.7 41.7 40.2
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 3.6 4.4 4.6 4.8 4.0 4.5
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 25.5 29.6 31.4 33.4 32.5 34.9
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.7 0.5 1.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5.2 7.7 7.4 6.9 6.9 9.6
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 13.8 16.8 16.8 19.1 16.6 16.8
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.5 4.2 4.5 4.0 3.5 3.0
10 Cereals 66.4 70.8 65.7 53.6 43.6 45.8
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 7.4 6.9 6.0 5.3 7.0 6.9
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4.2 7.7 6.4 7.5 15.6 13.7
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1.2 1.3 1.0 1.3 1.2 0.3
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.3
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 21.6 20.5 19.8 17.8 15.9 15.2
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 5.4 9.1 9.9 10.0 12.3 5.7
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 7.8 8.8 6.0 5.7 4.6 4.6
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 8.2 6.9 8.1 8.9 8.1 7.4
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 28.7 29.4 34.5 36.9 33.4 30.3
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 14.4 16.5 17.9 18.5 16.2 12.8
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 24.7 27.8 30.7 33.6 30.7 28.2
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 17.6 22.1 29.2 30.1 25.5 17.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 54.8 59.5 68.6 53.1 42.1 44.3
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1.0 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.5 2.2
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5.2 4.9 5.3 6.6 4.9 3.9
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 388.2 83.6 80.1 65.1 37.1 61.9
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 17.5 13.5 22.5 21.5 16.0 12.7
29 Organic chemicals 20.6 17.5 13.2 15.1 14.4 16.1
30 Pharmaceutical products 15.6 19.2 14.3 11.4 9.3 9.6
31 Fertilizers 0.9 1.2 0.5 0.6 0.8 1.2
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 27.6 27.1 29.0 27.6 25.1 21.8
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 47.1 46.4 49.4 49.0 52.1 53.9
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 19.5 18.6 18.4 21.1 22.1 19.2
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3.6 4.2 4.0 4.7 5.0 3.8
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1.4 1.5 1.9 1.6 1.3 1.1
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2.4 3.5 2.2 1.7 1.7 1.2
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 86.1 63.7 54.3 57.9 45.4 41.5
39 Plastics and articles thereof 93.4 90.8 90.8 86.5 77.4 72.5
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10.1 11.7 12.9 13.8 10.9 12.2
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.7 2.0 2.6 3.0 2.1 2.2
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.2 0.0 1.4 0.2 0.8
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 22.9 23.3 24.7 23.9 18.7 18.0
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 7.0 3.7 1.4 3.4 3.4 2.3
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 26.4 28.6 28.2 24.3 22.7 21.5
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7.4 6.8 5.8 6.1 6.7 4.4
50 Silk 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
52 Cotton 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.8 0.5 0.4
54 Man-made filaments 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.8
55 Man-made staple fibers 4.3 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.4 2.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1.8 2.8 2.8 2.4 1.5 1.1
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2.7 2.0 2.9 3.4 2.0 2.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.4 0.3
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1.8 2.3 2.1 1.7 1.7 1.9
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.3 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.5 0.5
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 1.8 2.3 2.1 2.3 2.5 2.7
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3.3 3.8 5.8 6.6 6.6 5.3
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3.6 4.1 4.7 5.1 3.8 4.4
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7.2 7.2 6.1 6.2 4.5 4.5
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1.2 1.8 1.1 1.8 2.3 2.3
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6.5 7.3 7.7 6.7 7.2 5.5
69 Ceramic products 4.5 4.2 4.5 4.6 4.3 3.1
70 Glass and glassware​ 4.0 4.9 5.6 5.4 4.2 3.2
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2.4 2.5 3.0 3.1 5.2 2.3
72 Iron and steel 7.5 13.5 7.2 5.2 4.7 10.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 76.8 100.7 92.1 96.2 129.8 47.9
74 Copper and articles thereof 12.5 7.8 12.8 4.3 2.9 1.4
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.3 0.6 1.1 0.8 0.9 0.4
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 19.5 19.6 20.5 24.1 18.7 15.9
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.3 0.4 0.3 1.3 0.5 0.2
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.3
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 14.7 13.9 14.8 17.9 15.7 11.5
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5.9 8.5 8.1 9.5 7.9 7.2
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 488.2 569.2 540.8 527.8 516.6 362.4
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 191.2 228.1 239.8 236.4 234.2 203.9
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0.7 1.4 1.5 1.8 4.8 1.1
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 30.3 36.7 50.0 54.7 28.8 21.6
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 89.7 64.2 129.4 109.8 62.5 96.6
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 11.4 17.7 13.0 155.2 218.3 12.9
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 103.3 110.1 104.3 95.7 78.3 75.7
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 0.9 0.9 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.4
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1.1 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.7
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1.1 1.8 3.5 2.5 1.5 0.7
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 31.5 81.8 31.8 44.3 36.1 30.2
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10.4 13.3 10.6 15.2 10.2 10.6
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 15.6 17.6 19.6 21.9 19.6 18.8
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 149.0 167.5 170.4 179.9 157.2 112.7
Dynamics of US imports from Trinidad and Tobago from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 28.5 29.2 37.3 46.9 45.6 29.3
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.9 1.0 0.8 1.9 1.0 0.5
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.9 1.2
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.5 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.5
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1.3 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.8 1.8
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3.3 3.4 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7.2 8.9 9.9 10.9 12.8 11.8
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 15.3 15.0 14.9 12.8 13.0 8.2
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.2 0.6 0.5 0.0 0.7 0.2
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.3 1.8 0.1 0.8 1.5
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3946.0 2572.8 2228.3 1429.0 1262.1 1498.5
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2146.9 1842.5 1720.7 1466.8 851.9 655.7
29 Organic chemicals 1134.6 1271.7 1123.1 725.9 313.3 446.5
31 Fertilizers 418.6 314.2 326.1 279.4 198.2 202.2
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4
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 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2.9 3.5 2.7 3.0 2.1 3.6
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 0.0 0.1 1.4 3.4 3.2 3.3
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
70 Glass and glassware​ 0.9 0.4 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.1
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2.3 3.0 1.4 7.1 0.9 6.0
72 Iron and steel 800.3 681.2 704.8 477.5 329.5 537.2
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.4 0.3 0.7 9.1 0.2 0.2
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 1.4 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.9
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.1 0.2 0.3
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.4
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 2.6 3.0 5.2 5.6 3.3 3.2
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 3.2 1.5 0.8 0.2 0.4 0.8
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2.3 2.3 2.5 3.3 2.7 3.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 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 5.4 5.3 5.7 4.3 3.4 3.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.1 0.7 2.5 18.3 1.2 0.4
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 56.8 71.3 90.7 75.8 117.5 101.4
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce