US trade with Angola in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 29, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Angola in the 1st quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Angola

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Angola was $475.3 million, down 50.89% ($492.5 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Angola in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $104.4 million, down 69.70% ($240.3 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Angola in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $370.9 million, down 40.48% ($252.2 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Angola in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $266.5 million, a 4.30% decrease ($12.0 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Angola was the US 81st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 63rd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0507% of US total trade (down from 0.1106% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Angola was the US 98th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 66th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0280% of US total exports (down from 0.0992% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Angola was the US 69th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 62nd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0656% of US total imports (down from 0.1181% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Angola

The major share of US exports to Angola in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 42.22% of US total exports to Angola (78.79% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 33.78% of US total exports to Angola (5.02% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.98% of US total exports to Angola (4.98% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.89% of US total exports to Angola (6.47% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.97% of US total exports to Angola (1.83% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Angola in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $19.2 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $3.2 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $0.4 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Angola in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $106.3 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 $104.7 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $14.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $12.6 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $4.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $3.0 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • 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 $1.6 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $0.7 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 $0.5 million;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US exports to Angola in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 34,717.5 33.24 15,489.5124.14
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4.7 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 84.6 0.08 1,731.0-95.11
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
10 Cereals 30.0 0.03 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 42.0-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 11.4 0.01 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 8.1-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 423.7 0.41 13.63,005.77
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 33.4 0.03 64.8-48.42
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 571.8 0.55 1,839.6-68.92
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 221.9 0.21 737.5-69.91
29 Organic chemicals 1,953.1 1.87 499.3291.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 23.5 0.02 27.5-14.36
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 335.1 0.32 76.3339.30
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 431.4 0.41 360.719.59
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 594.6 0.57 1,101.6-46.03
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2.6 0.00 61.4-95.71
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 5.2 0.00 660.9-99.21
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 54.7 0.05 8.4552.23
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,089.6 3.92 7,080.3-42.24
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,615.9 1.55 2,989.8-45.95
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,094.3 1.05 3,556.6-69.23
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 59.7 0.06 370.5-83.90
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3.3 0.00 130.1-97.47
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 133.2 0.13 243.5-45.29
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 65.8 0.06 212.8-69.07
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 405.6 0.39 45.0800.52
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 28.4 0.03 4,440.9-99.36
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 35.6-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 8.4 0.01 363.5-97.69
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 107.6 0.10 89.420.36
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 78.9 0.08 280.2-71.83
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,490.2 3.34 307.81,033.85
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 424.0 0.41 781.2-45.73
65 Headgear and parts thereof 11.5 0.01 15.7-26.75
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 27.7 0.03 48.8-43.29
69 Ceramic products 5.1 0.00 76.9-93.38
70 Glass and glassware 193.1 0.18 374.1-48.39
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 20.4 0.02 7.0189.99
72 Iron and steel 28.9 0.03 91.1-68.23
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,678.7 4.48 19,071.7-75.47
74 Copper and articles thereof 14.0 0.01 72.4-80.71
75 Nickel and articles thereof 470.5 0.45 492.1-4.40
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 98.5 0.09 242.3-59.33
79 Zinc and articles thereof 5.7 0.01 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3.4 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 742.9 0.71 2,036.5-63.52
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 112.0 0.11 298.2-62.44
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 28,609.8 27.40 134,951.5-78.80
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 5,804.5 5.56 110,461.5-94.75
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 296.4 0.28 1,895.9-84.37
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,742.3 2.63 3,210.1-14.57
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 3,457.3 3.31 5,156.3-32.95
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 11.6 0.01 163.1-92.92
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,164.4 3.03 15,744.5-79.90
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 40.5 0.04 51.4-21.26
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 283.8 0.27 6.04,629.90
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 429.0 0.41 530.2-19.09
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 32.6 0.03 8.9267.40
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 40.5 0.04 20.2100.02

US Imports from Angola

The major share of US imports from Angola in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 92.53% of US total imports from Angola (92.22% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 6.57% of US total imports from Angola (7.44% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Angola in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in US imports from Angola in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st 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) - a decrease of $231.5 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) - a decrease of $22.0 million.
US imports from Angola in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 343,173.5 92.53 574,628.4-40.28
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.7 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 66.8 0.02 403.7-83.46
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4.1 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 24,384.9 6.57 46,377.9-47.42
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 9.2-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.3 0.00 0.0
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 189.9 0.05 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8.1 0.00 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 10.0 0.00 4.7111.42
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce