US trade with Uruguay in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 28, 2018

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

US Trade with Uruguay

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Uruguay totaled $547.1 million, up 20.13% ($91.7 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Uruguay in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $372.1 million, up 20.55% ($63.4 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Uruguay in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $175.0 million, up 19.23% ($28.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Uruguay in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $197.2 million, a 21.75% increase ($35.2 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Uruguay was the US 79th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 81st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0554% of US total trade (down from 0.0555% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Uruguay was the US 67th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 70th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0976% of US total exports (up from 0.0891% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Uruguay was the US 84th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 86th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0289% of US total imports (down from 0.0310% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Uruguay

The major share of US exports to Uruguay 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) - 36.71% of US total exports to Uruguay (37.82% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 26.54% of US total exports to Uruguay (30.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 13.02% of US total exports to Uruguay (9.27% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.09% of US total exports to Uruguay (4.90% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.91% of US total exports to Uruguay (1.64% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $20.1 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $15.1 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 $10.0 million;
  • 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 $6.2 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $5.5 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $4.8 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $4.6 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $2.2 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;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $1.3 million.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $5.7 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $1.9 million;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1.2 million.
US exports to Uruguay 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
(%)
01 Live animals 200.0 0.05 249.5-19.84
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,013.9 0.27 1,416.3-28.41
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 36.4 0.01 121.5-70.06
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 93.0 0.03 223.6-58.40
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 598.9 0.16 498.820.05
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 129.5 0.03 81.758.53
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 263.7 0.07 113.0133.25
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 225.4 0.06 85.3164.23
10 Cereals 125.3 0.03 204.3-38.68
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 13.8 0.00 15.9-13.41
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 217.2 0.06 435.6-50.13
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,422.6 0.38 1,200.318.52
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 664.7 0.18 57.21,061.59
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 9.1 0.00 39.3-76.80
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,240.7 0.33 2,876.6-56.87
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,583.1 0.43 1,481.86.84
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 862.1 0.23 561.653.50
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 755.6 0.20 562.234.40
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,851.6 0.77 3,431.4-16.90
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,080.2 0.56 665.9212.38
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 694.7 0.19 606.514.54
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 139.9 0.04 185.3-24.53
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 385.1 0.10 616.5-37.54
26 Ores, slag and ash 3.0 0.00 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 48,065.6 12.92 28,003.271.64
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 8,395.2 2.26 2,199.9281.61
29 Organic chemicals 4,156.4 1.12 5,343.5-22.22
30 Pharmaceutical products 21,311.3 5.73 15,809.634.80
31 Fertilizers 5,090.6 1.37 10,824.6-52.97
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,593.6 0.97 2,753.530.51
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 31,353.1 8.43 33,747.2-7.09
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 928.8 0.25 1,507.8-38.40
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 574.6 0.15 1,000.8-42.59
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 20.8 0.01 166.3-87.47
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,554.3 0.42 1,417.99.62
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9,058.0 2.43 6,850.232.23
39 Plastics and articles thereof 11,596.9 3.12 10,753.87.84
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,119.0 0.30 1,270.3-11.91
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 75.3 0.02 603.6-87.52
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 292.0 0.08 186.256.85
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 5.5 0.00 8.7-36.61
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 211.9 0.06 162.430.49
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 4.3 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 370.1 0.10 1,080.0-65.73
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 684.1 0.18 798.0-14.27
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 611.0 0.16 258.4136.49
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 8.0 0.00 11.0-26.66
52 Cotton 526.2 0.14 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 5.4 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 95.1 0.03 117.6-19.13
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 567.4 0.15 2,491.9-77.23
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 83.7 0.02 225.5-62.89
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 5.9-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 112.7 0.03 162.7-30.73
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 53.4 0.01 76.2-29.99
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 683.0 0.18 444.053.83
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 805.2 0.22 529.652.04
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 246.5 0.07 351.1-29.79
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 89.5 0.02 631.2-85.83
65 Headgear and parts thereof 71.2 0.02 23.6200.90
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 53.0 0.01 3.71,326.94
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 343.8 0.09 669.3-48.63
69 Ceramic products 21.5 0.01 99.3-78.38
70 Glass and glassware 176.2 0.05 281.7-37.46
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 680.6 0.18 144.5370.96
72 Iron and steel 85.7 0.02 56.950.78
73 Articles of iron or steel 959.3 0.26 1,361.0-29.52
74 Copper and articles thereof 162.0 0.04 68.9135.12
75 Nickel and articles thereof 575.2 0.15 30.51,784.53
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 127.1 0.03 282.6-55.02
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2.9 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 709.9 0.19 669.26.07
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 67.2 0.02 226.5-70.36
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 60,456.5 16.25 55,677.08.58
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 50,381.2 13.54 40,344.124.88
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,732.3 2.35 7,634.214.38
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 2,291.3 0.62 1,001.3128.83
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 966.8 0.26 279.8245.48
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,795.7 3.71 11,802.516.89
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4,484.8 1.21 4,960.2-9.58
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 116.4 0.03 215.4-45.97
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 67.4 0.02 424.9-84.14
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 716.8 0.19 1,006.6-28.79
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 38,586.6 10.37 23,527.464.01
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 881.8 0.24 1,092.6-19.30
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4,759.4 1.28 157.02,931.44
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 13,893.4 3.73 11,108.425.07

US Imports from Uruguay

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 68.35% of US total imports from Uruguay (65.22% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.61% of US total imports from Uruguay (6.30% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.90% of US total imports from Uruguay (6.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.68% of US total imports from Uruguay (2.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.37% of US total imports from Uruguay (0.46% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Uruguay in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $12.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4.6 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $4.4 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $3.0 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • 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 $1.7 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $0.7 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Uruguay in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $3.1 million;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US imports from Uruguay 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
(%)
01 Live animals 10.1 0.01 5.0101.14
02 Meat and edible meat offal 62,916.0 35.96 60,935.23.25
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,572.6 2.61 4,210.28.61
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,843.7 3.34 1,487.3292.90
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 241.4 0.14 22.4977.50
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 27,207.4 15.55 15,066.980.58
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 97.6 0.06 93.84.09
10 Cereals 83.8 0.05 155.4-46.10
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,889.3 2.79 1,879.5160.14
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 102.6 0.06 111.8-8.19
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 10,620.5 6.07 10,228.83.83
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3.7 0.00 375.5-99.02
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 25.5 0.01 5.2394.63
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 625.5 0.36 393.359.05
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 366.3 0.21 70.2422.13
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 40.8 0.02 105.4-61.34
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 542.0 0.31 327.365.60
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 971.9 0.56 227.6326.98
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 438.0 0.25 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 71.0 0.04 58.022.37
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 35.2-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 1,427.6 0.82 488.4192.32
30 Pharmaceutical products 6.5 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 144.8 0.08 683.1-78.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 524.1 0.30 1,170.1-55.20
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 522.1 0.30 287.281.81
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5.5 0.00 20.3-72.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 301.0 0.17 328.2-8.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 57.6-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 9,341.0 5.34 9,478.4-1.45
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 626.5 0.36 514.921.68
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 11.1 0.01 924.7-98.80
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10,316.4 5.90 9,950.03.68
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 2.1-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 15.3 0.01 22.1-30.97
50 Silk 32.3 0.02 49.6-34.85
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 1,128.6 0.65 758.448.81
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 17.5-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 1.3 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 12.8 0.01 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 286.3 0.16 145.496.88
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1.0 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 111.6 0.06 274.0-59.26
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 61.4 0.04 13.2365.78
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11.4 0.01 12.6-9.34
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 28.0 0.02 34.5-18.98
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.2 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 14.8 0.01 200.4-92.62
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 13.1-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,391.1 1.37 678.0252.69
73 Articles of iron or steel 42.7 0.02 31.137.47
74 Copper and articles thereof 71.0 0.04 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 17.8 0.01 11.753.12
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8.9 0.01 23.7-62.70
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 133.2 0.08 598.4-77.75
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 181.8 0.10 261.8-30.55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 65.5 0.04 55.318.52
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 18.2 0.01 15.914.68
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,917.3 7.38 8,309.555.45
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 67.8 0.04 65.92.77
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 17.7-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2.6 0.00 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,903.3 1.66 770.2276.95
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 11,545.2 6.60 14,666.3-21.28
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce