US trade with Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 05, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Turkmenistan

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Turkmenistan was $55.4 million, down 31.94% ($26.0 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $50.7 million, down 32.66% ($24.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $4.6 million, down 22.82% ($1.4 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $46.1 million, a 33.51% decrease ($23.2 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Turkmenistan was the US 143rd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 129th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0056% of US total trade (down from 0.0099% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Turkmenistan was the US 125th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 111th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0133% of US total exports (down from 0.0217% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Turkmenistan was the US 155th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 150th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0008% of US total imports (down from 0.0013% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Turkmenistan

The major share of US exports to Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 95.36% of US total exports to Turkmenistan (84.31% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.36% of US total exports to Turkmenistan (1.11% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.16% of US total exports to Turkmenistan (2.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $9.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $19.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $8.0 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4.7 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) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US exports to Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,086.7 2.14 789.637.62
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 48.8-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 99.5 0.20 0.0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 13.4 0.03 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 39.4 0.08 104.5-62.34
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 33.5 0.07 73.9-54.68
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 11.8-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 40.0-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 17.3 0.03 96.7-82.09
39 Plastics and articles thereof 218.4 0.43 218.00.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 76.4 0.15 102.0-25.12
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 59.3 0.12 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 15.6 0.03 7.6106.35
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 7.1-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5.5 0.01 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6.1 0.01 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 3.6 0.01 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 479.0 0.94 1,636.4-70.73
74 Copper and articles thereof 6.6 0.01 10.9-39.71
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 20.6-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 82.6-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 9.5-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 99.1 0.20 4.02,350.51
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3.1 0.01 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,927.8 3.80 6,671.0-71.10
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 652.3 1.29 1,843.8-64.62
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 5.8-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,558.0 18.84 171.15,485.58
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 34,822.1 68.63 54,371.0-35.95
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,423.7 2.81 461.6208.44
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 29.9 0.06 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 53.0 0.10 4.81,011.05
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 532.0-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 7.0 0.01 8,007.9-99.91

US Imports from Turkmenistan

The major share of US imports from Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 67.24% of US total imports from Turkmenistan (89.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 23.04% of US total imports from Turkmenistan (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.93% of US total imports from Turkmenistan (6.93% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.84% of US total imports from Turkmenistan (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 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) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter 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) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US imports from Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 808.0 17.45 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 258.7 5.59 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 135.9 2.93 412.3-67.04
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
52 Cotton 1,032.4 22.30 1,784.6-42.15
54 Man-made filaments 2.0 0.04 0.3482.40
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4.2 0.09 4.4-5.28
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 127.8-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,074.4 44.80 3,433.9-39.59
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 131.4 2.84 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 158.6 3.43 116.036.75
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 24.4 0.53 115.9-78.93
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce