US trade with Uzbekistan in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 25, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Uzbekistan in the 4th quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Uzbekistan

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Uzbekistan was $45.2 million, down 69.71% ($104.0 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Uzbekistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $42.6 million, down 70.94% ($104.0 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Uzbekistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $2.6 million, down 0.76% ($0.0 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Uzbekistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $40.0 million, a 72.22% decrease ($104.0 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Uzbekistan was the US 145th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 109th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0043% of US total trade (down from 0.0155% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Uzbekistan was the US 128th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 91st in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0104% of US total exports (down from 0.0387% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Uzbekistan was the US 168th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 165th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0004% of US total imports (just as in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Uzbekistan

The major share of US exports to Uzbekistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 18.71% of US total exports to Uzbekistan (92.71% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.33% of US total exports to Uzbekistan (2.09% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.17% of US total exports to Uzbekistan (0.13% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Uzbekistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $20.1 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $3.9 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $0.7 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) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $0.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Uzbekistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $123.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1.5 million.
US exports to Uzbekistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 122.9 0.29 16.2660.37
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 461.0 1.08 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 8.2 0.02 0.0
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 24.3-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 325.8 0.76 110.9193.71
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4.5 0.01 29.1-84.54
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 11.8-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 20.8 0.05 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 30.7-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 1,476.3-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 732.4 1.72 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 162.7 0.38 192.0-15.27
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13.0 0.03 35.7-63.50
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,194.6 12.20 1,325.7291.85
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 54.3 0.13 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 100.6-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 50.3 0.12 31.460.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 16.0 0.04 26.1-38.68
52 Cotton 34.5 0.08 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 10.0-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 14.4 0.03 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 8.3 0.02 59.7-86.14
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12.4 0.03 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 31.7 0.07 0.0
69 Ceramic products 3.1 0.01 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 18.2 0.04 3.9364.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 99.4 0.23 35.9176.68
75 Nickel and articles thereof 19.2 0.04 3.0530.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 10.9 0.03 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 18.0 0.04 83.0-78.30
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 28.4 0.07 21.035.42
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 879.5 2.07 4,849.2-81.86
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 3,046.1 7.15 2,427.025.51
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,749.6 4.11 3.058,218.43
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 720.8 1.69 124,505.2-99.42
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 8.0 0.02 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,562.7 3.67 4,104.0-61.92
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 3.0 0.01 4.7-35.82
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 17.4 0.04 14.817.49
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 16.0-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 27,138.2 63.72 7,012.7286.99

US Imports from Uzbekistan

The major share of US imports from Uzbekistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 63.34% of US total imports from Uzbekistan (36.66% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.31% of US total imports from Uzbekistan (25.00% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.40% of US total imports from Uzbekistan (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.89% of US total imports from Uzbekistan (1.72% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Uzbekistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $0.7 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Uzbekistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $0.5 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 $0.2 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair (HS code 67) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $0.0 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 $0.0 million.
US imports from Uzbekistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 39.3 1.51 48.1-18.47
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 57.8 2.22 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 257.3 9.91 344.5-25.30
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 878.6 33.83 143.3513.32
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 323.8 12.47 270.019.93
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 82.5 3.18 10.4689.97
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 5.6 0.22 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 138.3-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 416.2 16.03 600.2-30.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 59.3 2.28 54.19.64
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 30.9 1.19 10.8186.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
50 Silk 2.4 0.09 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8.6 0.33 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 6.2-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 12.2 0.47 31.8-61.62
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 36.4 1.40 0.0
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 10.8 0.42 19.2-43.83
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 354.5 13.65 807.9-56.12
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 20.5 0.79 113.1-81.84
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce