US trade (export - import) with Cote d’Ivoire in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 01, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cote d’Ivoire in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In 2013, US trade with Cote d’Ivoire was $1,216.7 million, down 8.30% ($110.2 million) from 2012.

US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2013 were $167.6 million, down 10.91% ($20.5 million) from 2012.

US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2013 were $1,049.1 million, down 7.87% ($89.7 million) from 2012.

US trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in 2013 was $881.6 million, a 7.27% decrease ($69.2 million) over 2012.

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 94th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 97th in 2012), accounting for 0.0312% of US total trade (down from 0.0342% in 2012).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 134th largest export market in 2013 (down from 131st in 2012), accounting for 0.0106% of US total exports (down from 0.0122% in 2012).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 79th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 78th in 2012), accounting for 0.0451% of US total imports (down from 0.0488% in 2012).

US Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 40.77% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (41.68% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 28.51% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (26.36% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.48% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (13.08% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.93% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (7.52% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.18% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (5.39% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.55% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (2.45% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1.9 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) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.6 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $6.8 million;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $4.7 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $3.1 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $3.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1.6 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 $1.6 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • 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 $0.6 million.
US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,467.0 1.47 5,610.5-56.03
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 31.2 0.02 197.8-84.23
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 238.8 0.14 75.7215.45
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 222.7 0.13 295.0-24.51
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 815.3 0.49 1,752.7-53.49
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 15.6 0.01 0.0
10 Cereals 4,548.9 2.71 5,435.4-16.31
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,641.4 0.98 738.5122.25
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 86.1 0.05 112.9-23.69
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 4,705.9-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 432.2 0.26 3.014,109.37
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 6,203.8 3.70 5,581.611.15
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 28.0 0.02 8.5231.50
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 827.7 0.49 29.92,667.71
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 54.5-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 74.5 0.04 113.2-34.16
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,333.3 0.80 1,071.424.45
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,064.1 0.63 326.3226.07
29 Organic chemicals 757.1 0.45 2,259.7-66.50
30 Pharmaceutical products 307.0 0.18 1,416.6-78.33
31 Fertilizers 1,496.1 0.89 244.8511.11
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 659.7 0.39 456.044.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 359.2 0.21 447.9-19.80
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 862.9 0.51 925.4-6.75
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3.5 0.00 39.3-91.22
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 24.5 0.01 150.8-83.77
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 10.5 0.01 49.4-78.75
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,300.0 1.37 3,928.9-41.46
39 Plastics and articles thereof 38,248.8 22.82 36,369.55.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,674.7 1.00 2,965.6-43.53
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 110.1 0.07 45.1144.23
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 20.4 0.01 93.7-78.21
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 12.1-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 447.9 0.27 361.124.02
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,410.6 3.83 9,471.9-32.32
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 127.6 0.08 202.9-37.10
50 Silk 5.0 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 67.2 0.04 301.8-77.74
54 Man-made filaments 152.2 0.09 395.8-61.55
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,500.6 1.49 2,099.819.09
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 78.2 0.05 98.1-20.28
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 15.5-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 196.7 0.12 85.5130.10
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 270.7 0.16 97.1178.65
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 519.2 0.31 145.1257.72
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 312.2 0.19 1,134.4-72.47
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 122.1 0.07 223.3-45.31
65 Headgear and parts thereof 26.9 0.02 2.7887.76
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 18.3 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 304.4 0.18 180.468.76
69 Ceramic products 23.2 0.01 34.8-33.39
70 Glass and glassware 25.0 0.01 8.4198.99
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 26.9 0.02 20.332.82
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,112.4 7.23 11,867.12.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 24.7 0.01 6.0312.53
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 27.2-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 71.9 0.04 82.6-12.95
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 65.2 0.04 115.7-43.64
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,366.1 1.41 1,957.620.87
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 326.5 0.19 91.1258.25
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 39,913.9 23.82 42,900.8-6.96
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 6,617.5 3.95 8,228.1-19.57
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 1,454.1 0.87 53.92,595.88
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 16,022.1 9.56 15,902.90.75
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,016.4 0.61 1,378.2-26.25
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 386.6 0.23 261.547.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,911.3 1.74 9,668.6-69.89
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 16.7 0.01 32.7-48.89
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 45.9 0.03 4.9828.45
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 13.8 0.01 37.0-62.77
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 346.2 0.21 981.2-64.72
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 575.5 0.34 705.5-18.43
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 488.8 0.29 328.348.87
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 837.5 0.50 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,463.8 2.07 3,056.113.34

US Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 81.45% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (68.22% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.59% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (9.68% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.45% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (20.08% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.51% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (1.49% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $72.9 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $4.6 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $3.9 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2013 over the 2012 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 $171.4 million.
US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 52.1 0.00 43.818.78
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 55.0 0.01 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 93.0 0.01 32.9182.39
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 19,359.2 1.85 14,747.631.27
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 172.7 0.02 12.21,318.21
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 75.6-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 146.8 0.01 67.7116.70
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 26.5 0.00 39.2-32.33
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 191.5 0.02 28.8565.31
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 833,835.5 79.48 760,974.89.57
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 63.4 0.01 95.9-33.96
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 511.4 0.05 488.34.74
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 39.3 0.00 246.1-84.05
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5.8 0.00 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 3.6 0.00 101.1-96.39
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 57,179.6 5.45 228,592.2-74.99
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 436.4 0.04 22.91,804.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,004.7 0.10 1,047.6-4.09
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 73.7 0.01 117.7-37.44
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 22.4 0.00 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 15.8 0.00 17.6-10.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 109,558.2 10.44 109,016.10.50
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1.4 0.00 12.5-88.79
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.2 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 15,857.8 1.51 16,895.8-6.14
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 25.3 0.00 54.9-53.99
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 7.1 0.00 18.8-62.34
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 14.3 0.00 18.4-22.52
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3.0 0.00 2.88.48
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 7.5-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.1 0.00 4.4-75.08
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 7.1 0.00 6.116.71
70 Glass and glassware 3.1 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 0.0 0.00 179.7-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 21.0 0.00 17.023.72
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 17.2-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 127.3 0.01 735.4-82.68
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 669.9 0.06 76.3777.47
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 131.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 28.0 0.00 51.7-45.91
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 88.6 0.01 114.7-22.82
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 44.5-100.00
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 20.8 0.00 52.8-60.58
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 246.0 0.02 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 6,548.4 0.62 2,637.2148.31
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,623.1 0.25 1,948.034.66
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce