US trade with Burkina Faso in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 05, 2017

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

US Trade with Burkina Faso

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Burkina Faso totaled $16.6 million, up 94.21% ($8.0 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Burkina Faso in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $15.7 million, up 98.59% ($7.8 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Burkina Faso in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $0.9 million, up 39.23% ($0.2 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Burkina Faso in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $14.8 million, a 103.72% increase ($7.6 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Burkina Faso was the US 171st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 178th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0018% of US total trade (up from 0.0010% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Burkina Faso was the US 153rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 166th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0042% of US total exports (up from 0.0023% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Burkina Faso was the US 186th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 191st in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (up from 0.0001% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Burkina Faso

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 39.47% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (40.31% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 33.04% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (44.74% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.12% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (3.56% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.77% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (0.96% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.40% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (3.09% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $3,876.9 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,657.5 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 $1,395.6 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,303.4 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $387.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $264.6 thousand;
  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - an increase of $257.8 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $87.4 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $59.4 thousand.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,328.3 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,158.4 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $153.2 thousand;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $106.8 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $106.2 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $71.1 thousand.
US exports to Burkina Faso 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
(%)
10 Cereals 2,833.0 18.03 175.51,514.10
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 11.6 0.07 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 106.2-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3.7 0.02 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5.1 0.03 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 54.6 0.35 1,382.9-96.05
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 8.0 0.05 8.00.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 12.3 0.08 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,676.0 36.12 1,799.0215.50
39 Plastics and articles thereof 59.4 0.38 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 387.7 2.47 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 12.4 0.08 3.4263.23
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 87.4 0.56 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 106.8-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 42.8-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 63.1 0.40 94.5-33.21
73 Articles of iron or steel 20.4 0.13 5.0308.62
80 Tin and articles thereof 257.8 1.64 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 71.1-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,689.0 17.11 1,385.694.06
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 1,747.1 11.12 351.5396.99
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 321.3 2.04 1,479.7-78.29
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 49.2 0.31 202.3-75.70
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 385.6 2.45 121.0218.78
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4.0 0.03 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3.2 0.02 8.5-61.80
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5.0 0.03 0.0

US Imports from Burkina Faso

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 27.70% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (46.70% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.08% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (0.89% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.66% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (3.12% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.65% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (7.74% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (1.07% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Burkina Faso in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st 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 $178.1 thousand;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $5.4 thousand;
  • 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 $5.0 thousand.

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $205.2 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $24.1 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $22.3 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) - a decrease of $20.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $13.8 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $6.8 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $3.2 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $2.8 thousand.
US imports from Burkina Faso 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
(%)
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 201.2 22.94 23.1770.83
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 24.1-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 41.7 4.76 246.9-83.11
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.5 0.05 3.3-86.22
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 6.8-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 5.4 0.61 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3.2 0.37 5.1-37.65
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.3 0.03 0.4-34.90
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.6 0.07 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 5.0 0.57 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5.8 0.66 19.6-70.48
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2.9 0.33 25.2-88.64
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 2.8 0.32 23.5-87.99
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 3.2-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3.5 0.40 3.8-7.23
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce