US trade (export - import) with Cote d’Ivoire in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 07, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cote d’Ivoire in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In 2014, US trade with Cote d’Ivoire totaled $1,474.7 million, up 21.21% ($258.0 million) from 2013.

US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2014 totaled $239.1 million, up 42.67% ($71.5 million) from 2013.

US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2014 totaled $1,235.7 million, up 17.78% ($186.5 million) from 2013.

US trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in 2014 was $996.6 million, a 13.05% increase ($115.0 million) over 2013.

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 89th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 94th in 2013), accounting for 0.0366% of US total trade (up from 0.0312% in 2013).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 126th largest export market in 2014 (up from 134th in 2013), accounting for 0.0148% of US total exports (up from 0.0106% in 2013).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 72nd largest supplier in 2014 (up from 79th in 2013), accounting for 0.0513% of US total imports (up from 0.0451% in 2013).

US Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.37% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (40.77% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 26.56% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (28.51% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 13.34% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (0.84% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.88% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (10.48% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.05% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (8.93% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.07% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (4.18% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.17% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (2.55% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2014 over 2013 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 $30.5 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $12.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $11.5 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $7.2 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $4.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2.4 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $1.9 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1.0 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $4.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2.6 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - 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 $1.1 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $0.8 million.
US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,769.5 1.16 2,467.012.26
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 462.6 0.19 31.21,382.79
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 109.0 0.05 238.8-54.34
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 107.5 0.04 222.7-51.72
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 15.7 0.01 815.3-98.07
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 15.6-100.00
10 Cereals 11,701.3 4.89 4,548.9157.23
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 1,641.4-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 86.1-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 212.8 0.09 432.2-50.76
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,747.3 2.40 6,203.8-7.36
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 27.1 0.01 28.0-3.34
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 44.2 0.02 827.7-94.66
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 26.0 0.01 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 23.5 0.01 74.5-68.50
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 31,866.0 13.33 1,333.32,289.98
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,005.6 0.42 1,064.1-5.49
29 Organic chemicals 1,737.2 0.73 757.1129.45
30 Pharmaceutical products 12,641.0 5.29 307.04,018.26
31 Fertilizers 6,238.9 2.61 1,496.1317.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 622.2 0.26 659.7-5.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 715.9 0.30 359.299.30
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 751.8 0.31 862.9-12.88
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 11.5 0.00 3.5233.42
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 165.9 0.07 24.5577.73
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 219.1 0.09 10.51,988.89
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,798.5 1.17 2,300.021.68
39 Plastics and articles thereof 35,622.9 14.90 38,248.8-6.87
40 Rubber and articles thereof 964.2 0.40 1,674.7-42.43
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 83.2 0.03 110.1-24.38
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3.3 0.00 20.4-83.79
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 729.9 0.31 447.962.97
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,836.3 3.70 6,410.637.84
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 162.5 0.07 127.627.33
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
52 Cotton 53.5 0.02 67.2-20.30
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 152.2-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 3,774.4 1.58 2,500.650.94
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 41.6 0.02 78.2-46.83
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 82.4 0.03 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 57.7 0.02 196.7-70.69
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 48.6 0.02 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 71.2 0.03 270.7-73.68
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 228.9 0.10 519.2-55.92
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 601.7 0.25 312.292.69
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 139.0 0.06 122.113.83
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 26.9-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 85.7 0.04 18.3368.27
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4.5 0.00 304.4-98.53
69 Ceramic products 48.4 0.02 23.2108.92
70 Glass and glassware 51.1 0.02 25.0104.58
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 476.2 0.20 26.91,669.79
72 Iron and steel 241.6 0.10 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,581.7 3.17 12,112.4-37.41
74 Copper and articles thereof 49.2 0.02 24.799.72
75 Nickel and articles thereof 20.1 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 40.0 0.02 71.9-44.39
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 16.2 0.01 65.2-75.15
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,629.3 1.52 2,366.153.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 495.4 0.21 326.551.72
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 51,387.6 21.49 39,913.928.75
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 6,040.5 2.53 6,617.5-8.72
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 374.0 0.16 1,454.1-74.28
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 20,273.7 8.48 16,022.126.54
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 2,958.4 1.24 1,016.4191.08
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 405.1 0.17 386.64.77
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,517.1 2.31 2,911.389.51
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 40.3 0.02 16.7141.39
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 22.3 0.01 45.9-51.38
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 13.8-100.00
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 832.8 0.35 346.2140.56
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,923.6 0.80 575.5234.27
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 446.0 0.19 488.8-8.75
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 837.5-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4,596.8 1.92 3,463.832.71

US Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 80.28% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (81.45% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 9.76% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (5.45% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.36% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (10.59% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.37% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (1.51% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $131.0 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $63.4 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $5.9 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $4.4 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2014 over the 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $21.4 million.
US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 6.0 0.00 52.1-88.46
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 105.7 0.01 55.092.12
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 73.1 0.01 93.0-21.41
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 25,221.6 2.04 19,359.230.28
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 86.2 0.01 172.7-50.12
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 58.8 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2.8 0.00 0.0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 235.0 0.02 146.860.08
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 154.8 0.01 26.5484.08
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 576.9 0.05 191.5201.28
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 964,815.2 78.08 833,835.515.71
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 111.6 0.01 63.476.17
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 383.7 0.03 511.4-24.97
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 121.6 0.01 39.3209.63
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 5.8-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 21.4 0.00 3.6486.56
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 120,620.9 9.76 57,179.6110.95
29 Organic chemicals 45.0 0.00 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 232.0 0.02 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 468.0 0.04 436.47.24
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,608.9 0.13 1,004.760.13
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 227.7 0.02 73.7209.17
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 21.0 0.00 22.4-6.26
39 Plastics and articles thereof 103.7 0.01 15.8556.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 88,197.8 7.14 109,558.2-19.50
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 8.0 0.00 1.4471.09
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 28.8 0.00 3.2797.48
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 16,880.7 1.37 15,857.86.45
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 29.0 0.00 25.314.63
52 Cotton 9.4 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 7.1-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.3 0.00 14.3-83.99
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.4 0.00 1.1-60.26
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2.5 0.00 7.1-65.01
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3.3 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 7.4 0.00 21.0-64.80
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 29.1 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,772.9 0.14 127.31,292.23
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 230.1 0.02 669.9-65.65
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2.3 0.00 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 37.2 0.00 28.032.91
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 122.6 0.01 88.638.43
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 6.6 0.00 20.8-68.04
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 210.7 0.02 246.0-14.33
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 10,907.2 0.88 6,548.466.56
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,872.6 0.15 2,623.1-28.61
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce