US trade (export - import) with Angola in 2018

Published or Updated: Jul 13, 2019

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Angola in 2018: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Angola

In 2018, US trade with Angola was $3,407.8 million, down 2.54% ($88.9 million) from 2017.

US exports to Angola in 2018 were $528.4 million, down 34.80% ($282.0 million) from 2017.

US imports from Angola in 2018 totaled $2,879.4 million, up 7.19% ($193.1 million) from 2017.

US trade deficit with Angola in 2018 was $2,351.0 million, a 25.33% increase ($475.1 million) over 2017.

Angola was the US 72nd largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 68th in 2017), accounting for 0.0796% of US total trade (down from 0.0884% in 2017).

Angola was the US 100th largest export market in 2018 (down from 84th in 2017), accounting for 0.0317% of US total exports (down from 0.0524% in 2017).

Angola was the US 61st largest supplier in 2018 (up from 63rd in 2017), accounting for 0.1101% of US total imports (down from 0.1115% in 2017).

US Exports to Angola

The major share of US exports to Angola in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 44.36% of US total exports to Angola (66.60% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 37.27% of US total exports to Angola (20.57% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.49% of US total exports to Angola (5.20% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.65% of US total exports to Angola (2.50% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.97% of US total exports to Angola (0.65% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.74% of US total exports to Angola (1.67% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Angola in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $29.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $15.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $8.3 million;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $5.4 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $3.9 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Angola in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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) - a decrease of $215.2 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 $56.8 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $40.5 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $6.8 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $5.1 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $5.0 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $4.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $4.0 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2.4 million.
US exports to Angola in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 187,823.5 35.54 158,001.218.87
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,016.7 0.76 113.63,434.87
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 284.0 0.05 100.5182.57
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,857.5 0.35 559.7231.90
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5.0 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.5 0.00 0.0
10 Cereals 119.8 0.02 5,127.1-97.66
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 45.0 0.01 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 10.1 0.00 13.6-25.69
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 766.0 0.14 86.7783.84
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 2.9 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 13.2 0.00 85.7-84.63
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,769.7 0.33 2,440.7-27.49
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 128.6 0.02 132.6-3.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 73.9 0.01 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4.1 0.00 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 182.8 0.03 45.8299.48
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 7.1-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 881.1 0.17 2,121.0-58.46
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 326.7 0.06 867.0-62.32
29 Organic chemicals 2,525.2 0.48 4,941.9-48.90
30 Pharmaceutical products 54.4 0.01 611.1-91.09
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,688.9 0.51 2,916.4-7.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,774.9 0.34 2,639.3-32.75
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 2,593.7 0.49 2,256.814.93
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 78.3 0.01 27.0189.89
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 76.7 0.01 935.9-91.80
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 54.7-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 22,723.6 4.30 14,440.457.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9,549.7 1.81 9,328.72.37
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,494.2 0.47 3,081.7-19.06
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 12.4-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 182.7 0.03 231.0-20.92
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 97.1 0.02 7.61,172.72
45 Cork and articles of cork 2.7 0.00 11.4-76.74
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 9,749.4 1.84 4,311.1126.15
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 292.1 0.06 446.3-34.56
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 261.6 0.05 480.4-45.55
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 143.9 0.03 0.0
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 28.7 0.01 2.51,041.81
55 Man-made staple fibers 22.0 0.00 6.1262.34
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 190.0 0.04 76.8147.44
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 7.5 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 9.8 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 569.3 0.11 425.533.80
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 91.1 0.02 233.4-60.94
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,642.6 0.31 685.3139.69
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,083.7 1.15 11,154.8-45.46
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 225.6 0.04 668.6-66.26
65 Headgear and parts thereof 36.9 0.01 53.9-31.63
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 134.0 0.03 239.3-44.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 66.2 0.01 251.7-73.68
69 Ceramic products 1,155.7 0.22 507.4127.77
70 Glass and glassware 263.1 0.05 948.3-72.25
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9.5 0.00 20.4-53.37
72 Iron and steel 483.4 0.09 85.0468.83
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,904.5 1.69 15,712.6-43.33
74 Copper and articles thereof 85.9 0.02 117.1-26.68
75 Nickel and articles thereof 595.5 0.11 1,084.4-45.08
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 324.2 0.06 228.841.68
79 Zinc and articles thereof 13.4 0.00 5.7134.73
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 203.3 0.04 30.0578.14
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,833.7 0.35 1,763.43.99
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,545.9 0.29 1,257.522.93
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 168,860.5 31.96 153,533.89.98
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 25,545.1 4.83 82,353.5-68.98
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 914.3 0.17 216,081.5-99.58
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,373.0 1.58 12,924.3-35.21
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 21,066.5 3.99 61,573.7-65.79
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 872.9 0.17 397.0119.90
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,783.8 1.66 12,830.8-31.54
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 245.3 0.05 124.896.54
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 292.0-100.00
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 1,813.2 0.34 2,068.4-12.34
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 222.6 0.04 293.7-24.23
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 489.4 0.09 271.480.37
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 13,111.8 2.48 15,660.2-16.27

US Imports from Angola

The major share of US imports from Angola in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 92.90% of US total imports from Angola (94.72% in 2017);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 6.87% of US total imports from Angola (5.07% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Angola in 2018 over 2017 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 $130.4 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 $61.7 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Angola in 2018 over the 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US imports from Angola in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2017
USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 80.8 0.00 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,674,963.5 92.90 2,544,518.05.13
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3.3 0.00 9.6-65.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3.2 0.00 2.148.77
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 203.2 0.01 66.8204.24
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 4.1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.3 0.00 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.5 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 197,909.7 6.87 136,194.045.31
73 Articles of iron or steel 260.6 0.01 3.37,850.88
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 422.8 0.01 189.9122.64
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9.8 0.00 18.1-46.02
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 0.0 0.00 72.8-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 17.0 0.00 15.113.11
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5,517.3 0.19 5,191.46.28
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Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce