US trade (export - import) with Angola in 2016

Published or Updated: May 06, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Angola in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Angola

In 2016, US trade with Angola totaled $4,253.4 million, up 4.21% ($171.8 million) from 2015.

US exports to Angola in 2016 totaled $1,275.8 million, up 9.65% ($112.3 million) from 2015.

US imports from Angola in 2016 totaled $2,977.7 million, up 2.04% ($59.5 million) from 2015.

US trade deficit with Angola in 2016 was $1,701.9 million, a 3.00% decrease ($52.7 million) over 2015.

Angola was the US 64th largest trading partner in 2016 (just as in 2015), accounting for 0.1149% of US total trade (up from 0.1071% in 2015).

Angola was the US 69th largest export market in 2016 (up from 74th in 2015), accounting for 0.0878% of US total exports (up from 0.0774% in 2015).

Angola was the US 60th largest supplier in 2016 (just as in 2015), accounting for 0.1324% of US total imports (up from 0.1265% in 2015).

US Exports to Angola

The major share of US exports to Angola in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 80.23% of US total exports to Angola (56.60% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.53% of US total exports to Angola (10.78% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.68% of US total exports to Angola (9.84% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.41% of US total exports to Angola (16.60% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.91% of US total exports to Angola (2.47% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Angola in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $372,008.1 thousand;
  • 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 $133,056.4 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $54,871.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Angola in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $160,644.3 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $127,754.9 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $26,569.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $20,540.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $14,802.1 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $11,856.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $10,635.8 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $9,418.7 thousand;
  • 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 $8,125.7 thousand;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $6,689.2 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $6,641.7 thousand;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $6,177.0 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $4,848.8 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $3,981.4 thousand.
US exports to Angola in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 34.8 0.00 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 88,594.9 6.94 115,164.4-23.07
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 50.0-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 108.4 0.01 89.820.79
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,938.8 0.15 4,518.6-57.09
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3.7 0.00 0.0
10 Cereals 22.3 0.00 151.6-85.28
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 89.2 0.01 91.7-2.73
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 64.2 0.01 266.7-75.94
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 107.8-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 8.8 0.00 60.0-85.36
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 39.8 0.00 101.4-60.75
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 10.4-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 15.8 0.00 12.328.89
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 45.9-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,966.7 0.39 4,468.611.15
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 158.0 0.01 126.524.89
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2.8 0.00 202.7-98.64
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 232.0 0.02 496.9-53.31
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,231.0 0.25 1,498.5115.62
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,751.2 0.29 11,876.9-68.42
29 Organic chemicals 3,717.3 0.29 7,698.7-51.72
30 Pharmaceutical products 75.5 0.01 6,717.2-98.88
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 63.3-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,224.9 0.10 1,438.7-14.86
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,188.6 0.09 4,239.5-71.96
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 4,281.6 0.34 5,470.3-21.73
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 171.6 0.01 412.2-58.36
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,721.3 0.13 1,265.436.03
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 12.8 0.00 197.9-93.56
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 26,023.3 2.04 40,825.3-36.26
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,320.2 0.81 22,176.9-53.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,233.4 0.57 12,082.3-40.13
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 712.7 0.06 929.9-23.36
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 283.8 0.02 322.1-11.87
45 Cork and articles of cork 4.7 0.00 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 8.9-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2,295.2 0.18 8,984.4-74.45
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 393.7 0.03 718.3-45.20
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 283.5 0.02 483.0-41.30
52 Cotton 22.0 0.00 2.6731.12
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3.8 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 81.6 0.01 33.7141.98
55 Man-made staple fibers 36.4 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,925.2 0.39 11,102.2-55.64
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 39.0 0.00 178.6-78.19
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 736.6 0.06 862.5-14.60
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 239.9 0.02 614.5-60.96
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,117.4 0.09 2,471.7-54.79
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,787.0 0.22 12,205.7-77.17
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,585.5 0.12 1,077.347.17
65 Headgear and parts thereof 59.0 0.00 167.4-64.73
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 15.3 0.00 52.1-70.68
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 346.0 0.03 449.7-23.06
69 Ceramic products 483.4 0.04 378.527.70
70 Glass and glassware 642.5 0.05 2,353.0-72.69
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 30.7 0.00 280.6-89.08
72 Iron and steel 471.4 0.04 3,533.4-86.66
73 Articles of iron or steel 46,108.0 3.61 173,862.9-73.48
74 Copper and articles thereof 230.6 0.02 127.980.36
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,277.5 0.10 2,434.7-47.53
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 430.8 0.03 1,174.8-63.33
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 292.5-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2.7 0.00 260.1-98.98
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 38.7 0.00 170.8-77.35
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,715.0 0.45 9,205.1-37.91
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,984.5 0.16 2,030.2-2.25
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 330,834.5 25.93 491,478.8-32.69
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 186,815.0 14.64 53,758.6247.51
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 55,357.1 4.34 486.011,290.95
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 10,349.1 0.81 30,889.8-66.50
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 407,034.0 31.91 35,025.91,062.09
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 761.2 0.06 3,903.5-80.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 32,331.6 2.53 42,967.4-24.75
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 231.3 0.02 400.5-42.26
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 6.0 0.00 452.6-98.67
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 200.3-100.00
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 1,987.3 0.16 3,779.5-47.42
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 269.9 0.02 827.9-67.40
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 101.2 0.01 169.9-40.45
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 17,066.0 1.34 20,456.5-16.57

US Imports from Angola

The major share of US imports from Angola in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.77% of US total imports from Angola (97.50% in 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 7.86% of US total imports from Angola (2.31% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Angola in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $166,602.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Angola in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $112,589.1 thousand.
US imports from Angola in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 44.3 0.00 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 24.5-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 15.9-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,732,546.9 91.77 2,845,136.0-3.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 619.5 0.02 1.061,115.42
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 998.5 0.03 4,447.6-77.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 24.9 0.00 35.9-30.55
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.5 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 15.4 0.00 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 233,966.4 7.86 67,364.4247.31
72 Iron and steel 9.2 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 21.4-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
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 260.7 0.01 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 12.3 0.00 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4.7 0.00 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 9,172.5 0.31 1,090.3741.30
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce