US trade with Burkina Faso in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 30, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Burkina Faso in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Burkina Faso

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Burkina Faso totaled $15.3 million, up 67.77% ($6.2 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Burkina Faso in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $13.5 million, up 72.84% ($5.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Burkina Faso in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $1.8 million, up 37.39% ($0.5 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Burkina Faso in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $11.7 million, a 79.94% increase ($5.2 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Burkina Faso was the US 171st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 178th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0016% of US total trade (up from 0.0010% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Burkina Faso was the US 156th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 169th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0035% of US total exports (up from 0.0022% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Burkina Faso was the US 177th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total imports (up from 0.0002% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Burkina Faso

The major share of US exports to Burkina Faso in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 57.68% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (31.82% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.27% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (0.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.96% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (55.25% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.94% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (0.91% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.63% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (2.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.23% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (2.58% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Burkina Faso in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,793.8 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,307.8 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $1,639.7 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,333.2 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $415.3 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $403.8 thousand;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - an increase of $220.0 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $186.7 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $184.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $75.0 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) - an increase of $59.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Burkina Faso in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $3,977.8 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $446.0 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $173.1 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) - a decrease of $87.2 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $77.7 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $42.8 thousand.
US exports to Burkina Faso in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
10 Cereals 2,338.9 17.27 31.17,423.60
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 3,977.8-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 42.8-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 6.9 0.05 12.1-43.16
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 315.0 2.33 240.031.26
39 Plastics and articles thereof 198.7 1.47 14.71,255.50
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,370.8 10.12 37.63,546.23
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.6 0.03 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 16.7 0.12 13.919.56
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 15.0 0.11 188.1-92.02
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 14.2-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 84.8 0.63 162.5-47.82
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 440.7 3.25 36.91,093.71
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 220.8 1.63 34.1547.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7.3 0.05 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,791.7 35.37 997.9380.18
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 412.7 3.05 499.9-17.45
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 4.7 0.03 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 526.7 3.89 111.5372.62
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,884.2 13.91 244.5670.72
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 194.1 1.43 640.2-69.67
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 220.0 1.62 0.0
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 84.4 0.62 24.9239.27
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10.6 0.08 15.0-29.09
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00

US Imports from Burkina Faso

The major share of US imports from Burkina Faso in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 72.33% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (8.98% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.64% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.00% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (2.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Burkina Faso in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $1,161.7 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $119.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $29.6 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $21.1 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $7.7 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $6.9 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Burkina Faso in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $27.0 thousand.
US imports from Burkina Faso in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,279.2 71.15 117.6988.19
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 21.1 1.17 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6.9 0.38 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.1 0.06 1.8-38.68
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2.8 0.16 0.0
52 Cotton 1.0 0.06 1.01.56
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.6 0.03 1.1-44.73
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1.8 0.10 3.6-50.12
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2.6 0.14 5.1-48.88
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.7-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 7.7 0.43 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 10.2 0.57 37.2-72.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 29.6 1.64 0.0
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 3.6 0.20 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4.4 0.25 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 119.5 6.65 0.0
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce