US trade (export - import) with Turkmenistan in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

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

US Trade with Turkmenistan

In 2014, US trade with Turkmenistan totaled $476.8 million, up 61.99% ($182.4 million) from 2013.

US exports to Turkmenistan in 2014 totaled $455.5 million, up 74.01% ($193.7 million) from 2013.

US imports from Turkmenistan in 2014 were $21.2 million, down 34.73% ($11.3 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Turkmenistan in 2014 was $434.3 million, a 89.44% increase ($205.0 million) over 2013.

Turkmenistan was the US 121st largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 136th in 2013), accounting for 0.0118% of US total trade (up from 0.0075% in 2013).

Turkmenistan was the US 104th largest export market in 2014 (up from 124th in 2013), accounting for 0.0281% of US total exports (up from 0.0166% in 2013).

Turkmenistan was the US 155th largest supplier in 2014 (down from 147th in 2013), accounting for 0.0009% of US total imports (down from 0.0014% in 2013).

US Exports to Turkmenistan

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 92.25% of US total exports to Turkmenistan (84.34% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.28% of US total exports to Turkmenistan (9.09% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.54% of US total exports to Turkmenistan (2.18% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.44% of US total exports to Turkmenistan (1.39% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Turkmenistan in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $173.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $17.9 million;
  • 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 $4.6 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.4 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Turkmenistan in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $4.5 million;
  • 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) - a decrease of $4.3 million.
US exports to Turkmenistan 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 19,236.3 4.22 23,749.9-19.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 33.9 0.01 34.3-1.21
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 57.0 0.01 0.0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 13.3 0.00 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 55.5 0.01 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 85.2 0.02 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2.8 0.00 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 651.5 0.14 212.0207.30
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 356.0 0.08 251.841.37
29 Organic chemicals 17.5 0.00 82.0-78.67
30 Pharmaceutical products 75.5 0.02 0.0
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 62.6 0.01 85.0-26.39
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 128.4 0.03 51.0151.61
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 49.5 0.01 97.0-48.93
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 5.6-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,748.2 0.60 3,531.5-22.18
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,376.1 0.52 366.7547.94
39 Plastics and articles thereof 320.2 0.07 535.3-40.20
40 Rubber and articles thereof 891.2 0.20 708.325.83
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 13.5 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 36.7-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 202.2 0.04 2.96,960.85
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 31.2 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 17.4 0.00 5.3228.88
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 5.8-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 21.9 0.00 164.9-86.72
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6.2 0.00 33.3-81.49
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7.8 0.00 79.3-90.11
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 279.2 0.06 51.8438.79
69 Ceramic products 7.5 0.00 53.0-85.85
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 14.3-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 120.9 0.03 78.953.33
72 Iron and steel 121.8 0.03 107.513.25
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,766.6 0.83 1,132.2232.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 23.2 0.01 16.045.09
75 Nickel and articles thereof 197.5 0.04 20.4867.92
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 43.4 0.01 39.98.99
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,171.2 0.48 1,888.414.98
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 254.6 0.06 435.7-41.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 66,222.5 14.54 48,328.837.02
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 7,463.9 1.64 2,874.6159.65
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 0.00 4.1-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,413.8 0.53 1,044.7131.06
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 337,482.9 74.09 163,927.5105.87
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 26.8 0.01 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,632.3 1.46 4,612.543.79
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 6.7 0.00 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 199.9-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 59.4 0.01 461.9-87.13
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 91.4 0.02 4,395.3-97.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 13.5 0.00 92.5-85.36
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 27.8 0.01 17.063.49
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 637.1 0.14 1,934.3-67.06

US Imports from Turkmenistan

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 56.49% of US total imports from Turkmenistan (38.03% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 25.81% of US total imports from Turkmenistan (34.28% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.64% of US total imports from Turkmenistan (4.79% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of US total imports from Turkmenistan (17.42% in 2013).

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

  • 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 $0.7 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $0.5 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Turkmenistan in 2014 over the 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $5.7 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $5.7 million;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US imports from Turkmenistan 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
(%)
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,478.6 25.81 11,151.8-50.87
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 5,666.0-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,245.6 10.58 1,557.244.21
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 12.3 0.06 0.0
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 0.3-100.00
52 Cotton 4,280.8 20.16 4,625.3-7.45
55 Man-made staple fibers 1.0 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 0.6-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 434.8 2.05 678.3-35.90
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 10.0 0.05 270.4-96.30
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 7,267.3 34.23 6,795.86.94
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 58.9 0.28 39.051.13
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 38.2 0.18 42.6-10.19
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,028.9 4.85 1,158.6-11.20
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 373.6 1.76 542.1-31.09
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce