Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Kuwait trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2021/3 - 2021/7

*) Standard International Trade Classification (classification system is maintained by the United Nations)


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USA's foreign trade with Kuwait, exports to Kuwait and imports from Kuwait in Juli 2021


The text of the following analysis is produced by a computer program. The program is a test version and its rule base at this stage is still quite limited.

In Juli Kuwait was USA's 72. most important foreign trade partner. $261 million worth of trade was 3.7 per cent lower than in Juli of the previous year. During the month, the balance of trade with Kuwait was $104 million of surplus.

The value of imports from Kuwait decreased strongly, by 46.5 per cent compared to in Juli of the previous year. The import amounted to $78 million in Juli 2021. More than half of the value of imports was in Sitc333 (petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude) representing a share of 95.2 per cent.

The value of exports to Kuwait were 46.7 percent higher than in Juli of the previous year, thus amounting to $183 million. The largest product groups of exports were: Sitc891 (arms and ammunition), which represented a share of 28.2 per cent of total exports, Sitc781 (motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver), including station-wagons and racing cars) 10.2 % and Sitc874 (measuring, checking, analysing and controlling instruments and apparatus, n.e.s.) 8.8 % of the exports.

Significant increase in trade in goods in early 2021

During January-Juli, trade in goods with Kuwait has grown faster than USA's trade in goods with the rest of the world. During this year trade in goods between countries was significantly higher than in January-Juli of the previous year. Growth was as high as 34.1320896885517 per cent and the value of the trade increased to $2.3 billion. During January-Juli the value of imports was $440 million. The export value was $1.8 billion. Compared to the corresponding period January - Juli in 2020, the value of imports during this period decreased by 9.9 %. The largest product group in terms of imports has been Sitc333 (petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude), worth $247 million. In export the largest value had Sitc782 (motor vehicles for the transport of goods and special-purpose motor vehicles), worth being $313 million. The value of exports during this period increased by 52.1 %. The trade balance between USA and Kuwaitin between January and Juli was in surplus for USA. The timing surplus was $1.4 billion.


Table: USA's export to Kuwait (KW) during 2021/3 - 2021/7

2021 / 32021 / 42021 / 52021 / 62021 / 7
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0. Food and live animals 30.6 8.8 18.6 6.6 15.2 5.0 14.5 5.3 14.7 8.0
01. Meat and meat preparations 2.3 0.6 5.8 2.1 2.4 0.8 2.5 0.9 1.7 0.9
02. Dairy products and birds' eggs 1.9 0.5 1.8 0.6 1.9 0.6 1.2 0.4 1.7 0.9
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 12.6 3.6 2.5 0.9 2.3 0.7 1.4 0.5 1.5 0.8
05. Vegetables and fruit 5.9 1.7 4.1 1.4 4.5 1.5 5.7 2.1 5.1 2.8
06. Sugars,sugar preparations and honey 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.7 0.2 0.7 0.3 0.5 0.2
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.2 0.9 0.5
08. Feeding stuff for animals 2.6 0.7 1.1 0.4 1.3 0.4 0.7 0.2 0.9 0.4
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 3.8 1.1 3.1 1.1 2.0 0.7 2.1 0.8 2.8 1.5
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 1.4 0.4 1.3 0.4 1.8 0.6 1.6 0.6 0.7 0.3
28. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap 0.9 0.2 0.3 0.1 1.3 0.4 0.9 0.3 0.5 0.2
3. Mineral fuels etc 0.2 0.0 21.8 7.8 25.2 8.3 46.4 17.0 0.2 0.1
33. Petroleum and products 0.2 0.0 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.1
34. Gas,natural and manufactured 0 0.0 21.3 7.6 24.6 8.1 45.8 16.8 0.1 0.0
4. Animal and vegetable oils and fats 0.8 0.2 15.2 5.4 0.4 0.1 14.9 5.5 0.3 0.1
42. Fixed vegetable fats and oils 0.8 0.2 15.2 5.4 0.4 0.1 14.9 5.5 0.3 0.1
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 16.3 4.6 13.6 4.8 19.1 6.3 21.5 7.9 15.7 8.5
51. Organic chemicals 0.7 0.2 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.2
52. Inorganic chemicals 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.1
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 5.7 1.6 3.8 1.4 3.7 1.2 7.0 2.6 2.4 1.3
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 2.1 0.6 1.1 0.4 1.10 0.6 1.2 0.4 2.0 1.1
57. Plastics in primary forms 0.3 0.1 1.3 0.5 0.5 0.1 1.5 0.5 1.3 0.7
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 0.8 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.8 0.3 0.7 0.2 0.8 0.4
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 6.7 1.9 5.7 2.0 11.4 3.7 10.0 3.7 8.4 4.6
6. Basic manufactures 50.7 14.5 5.5 1.9 5.10 2.0 12.0 4.4 4.10 2.7
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 1.2 0.3 1.1 0.4 0.7 0.2 0.7 0.2 1.3 0.7
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.1
67. Iron and steel 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.2
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 48.2 13.8 3.4 1.2 3.7 1.2 10.1 3.7 2.7 1.4
7. Machinery,transport equipment 195.2 55.9 167.2 59.6 148.3 48.9 105.2 38.5 63.5 34.7
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 4.0 1.1 3.8 1.3 1.6 0.5 2.2 0.8 1.5 0.8
72. Machinery for specialized industries 5.0 1.4 4.0 1.4 8.7 2.9 1.9 0.7 13.7 7.5
73. Metal working machinery 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 12.6 3.6 19.6 7.0 9.7 3.2 8.6 3.1 11.5 6.3
75. Office machines and adp machines 1.7 0.5 4.2 1.5 1.2 0.4 1.6 0.6 0.10 0.5
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 2.0 0.6 2.8 1.0 2.2 0.7 1.8 0.6 1.5 0.8
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 6.6 1.9 12.1 4.3 16.5 5.4 9.4 3.4 6.2 3.4
78. Road vehicles 160.1 45.8 118.6 42.3 105.7 34.9 74.9 27.4 25.10 14.2
79. Other transport equipment 3.2 0.9 1.7 0.6 3.0 1.0 4.9 1.8 2.6 1.4
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 46.8 13.4 30.8 11.0 80.9 26.7 51.1 18.7 78.8 43.1
82. Furniture and parts thereof 1.8 0.5 1.2 0.4 2.4 0.8 1.2 0.4 1.9 1.0
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 1.1 0.3 1.5 0.5 1.4 0.5 0.9 0.3 1.2 0.6
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 35.5 10.1 18.6 6.6 29.0 9.6 27.8 10.2 20.7 11.3
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 7.8 2.2 9.1 3.2 47.4 15.6 20.7 7.6 54.4 29.7
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 7.5 2.1 6.8 2.4 6.4 2.1 5.9 2.2 4.3 2.3
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 0.5 0.1 1.1 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.6 0.3
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 7.1 2.0 5.6 2.0 6.1 2.0 5.4 2.0 3.7 2.0
0-9. All groups combined 349.3 100.0 280.5 100.0 303.1 100.0 272.9 100.0 182.8 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Kuwait (KW) to USA during 2021/3 - 2021/7

2021 / 32021 / 42021 / 52021 / 62021 / 7
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
3. Mineral fuels etc 3.2 18.8 110.9 84.9 44.6 90.6 100.8 90.6 75.6 96.5
33. Petroleum and products 3.2 18.8 110.9 84.9 44.6 90.6 100.8 90.6 75.6 96.5
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 8.4 49.5 15.7 12.0 0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.4
51. Organic chemicals 8.4 49.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
56. Fertilizers,manufactured 0 0.0 15.3 11.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 5.4 31.4 3.9 3.0 4.4 8.9 10.2 9.2 2.3 2.9
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 5.3 31.1 3.9 2.9 4.4 8.9 10.2 9.1 2.3 2.9
0-9. All groups combined 16.9 100.0 130.6 100.0 49.2 100.0 111.2 100.0 78.4 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Year level (Sitc)

Year 2021 January - Juli (Sitc)


Year level of Advanced Technology Products (ATP)

Advanced Technology Products (ATP) of last published months

Year 2021 January - Juli (ATP)

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