US trade (export - import) with Cote d’Ivoire in 2015

Published or Updated: Feb 17, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cote d’Ivoire in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In 2015, US trade with Cote d’Ivoire was $1,328.4 million, down 9.92% ($146.3 million) from 2014.

US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2015 totaled $264.0 million, up 10.43% ($24.9 million) from 2014.

US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2015 were $1,064.4 million, down 13.86% ($171.3 million) from 2014.

US trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in 2015 was $800.4 million, a 19.69% decrease ($196.2 million) over 2014.

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 89th largest trading partner in 2015 (just as in 2014), accounting for 0.0349% of US total trade (down from 0.0366% in 2014).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 116th largest export market in 2015 (up from 126th in 2014), accounting for 0.0176% of US total exports (up from 0.0148% in 2014).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 72nd largest supplier in 2015 (just as in 2014), accounting for 0.0461% of US total imports (down from 0.0513% in 2014).

US Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 44.15% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (36.37% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 27.15% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (26.56% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 15.08% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (13.34% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.95% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (5.05% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.07% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (8.88% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.52% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (4.07% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.24% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (2.17% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $20.6 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $16.1 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $7.9 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 $4.2 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) - an increase of $3.8 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $2.9 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $1.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $11.7 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $6.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3.6 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $3.0 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $1.8 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1.8 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $0.8 million.
US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,003.7 0.38 2,769.5-63.76
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 478.7 0.18 462.63.47
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 31.1 0.01 109.0-71.48
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 146.9 0.06 107.536.68
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 15.7-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 30.9 0.01 0.0
10 Cereals 43.0 0.02 11,701.3-99.63
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 14.0 0.01 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 53.2 0.02 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 18.9 0.01 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 347.3 0.13 212.863.16
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 124.2 0.05 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,752.6 2.18 5,747.30.09
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4.2 0.00 27.1-84.50
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 12.9 0.00 44.2-70.81
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 37.8 0.01 26.045.17
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 96.5 0.04 23.5310.98
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 39,717.8 15.04 31,866.024.64
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 579.2 0.22 1,005.6-42.40
29 Organic chemicals 891.6 0.34 1,737.2-48.68
30 Pharmaceutical products 11,050.4 4.19 12,641.0-12.58
31 Fertilizers 5.0 0.00 6,238.9-99.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 474.6 0.18 622.2-23.72
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 766.9 0.29 715.97.13
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 842.8 0.32 751.812.11
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 13.7 0.01 11.518.85
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 148.6 0.06 165.9-10.44
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 41.6 0.02 219.1-81.02
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,537.9 1.34 2,798.526.42
39 Plastics and articles thereof 51,711.9 19.59 35,622.945.16
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,614.3 0.61 964.267.44
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 162.4 0.06 83.295.09
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 39.0 0.01 3.31,079.52
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 710.3 0.27 729.9-2.69
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,823.4 2.21 8,836.3-34.10
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 83.2 0.03 162.5-48.81
52 Cotton 58.9 0.02 53.510.00
54 Man-made filaments 50.3 0.02 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,938.0 0.73 3,774.4-48.65
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4.5 0.00 41.6-89.15
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 10.9 0.00 82.4-86.81
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 200.2 0.08 57.7247.14
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 43.5 0.02 48.6-10.55
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 42.6 0.02 71.2-40.21
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 284.3 0.11 228.924.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 516.5 0.20 601.7-14.16
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 90.1 0.03 139.0-35.18
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7.4 0.00 0.0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 4.5 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 15.9 0.01 85.7-81.45
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 139.7 0.05 4.53,017.32
69 Ceramic products 124.9 0.05 48.4158.20
70 Glass and glassware 43.2 0.02 51.1-15.48
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 97.7 0.04 476.2-79.49
72 Iron and steel 333.9 0.13 241.638.18
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,417.3 2.43 7,581.7-15.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 23.6 0.01 49.2-52.15
75 Nickel and articles thereof 7.5 0.00 20.1-62.85
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 263.6 0.10 40.0559.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 113.6 0.04 16.2601.09
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,012.1 1.14 3,629.3-17.01
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 251.7 0.10 495.4-49.20
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 71,961.1 27.26 51,387.640.04
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 9,824.0 3.72 6,040.562.64
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 4,539.0 1.72 374.01,113.55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 16,632.0 6.30 20,273.7-17.96
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 4,185.3 1.59 2,958.441.47
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,282.9 1.24 405.1710.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,136.1 2.32 5,517.111.22
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 21.1 0.01 40.3-47.56
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 22.3-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 106.8 0.04 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 544.2 0.21 832.8-34.65
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 787.9 0.30 1,923.6-59.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 105.4 0.04 446.0-76.36
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4.1 0.00 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5,388.3 2.04 4,596.817.22

US Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 91.56% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (80.28% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.00% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (7.36% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.10% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (1.37% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.03% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (9.76% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $6.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2015 over the 2014 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 $120.4 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $27.0 million;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $20.5 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $8.6 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $5.3 million.
US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 63.6 0.01 6.0957.50
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 223.8 0.02 105.7111.72
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 55.0 0.01 73.1-24.73
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 28,137.1 2.64 25,221.611.56
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 80.2 0.01 86.2-6.90
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 315.7 0.03 58.8436.78
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3.3 0.00 2.818.49
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 87.3 0.01 235.0-62.86
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 286.8 0.03 154.885.29
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 256.0 0.02 576.9-55.63
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 944,330.3 88.72 964,815.2-2.12
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 254.7 0.02 111.6128.19
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 193.8 0.02 383.7-49.48
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 222.8 0.02 121.683.29
26 Ores, slag and ash 46.8 0.00 21.4118.71
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 255.1 0.02 120,620.9-99.79
29 Organic chemicals 49.6 0.00 45.010.22
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 232.0-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 922.3 0.09 468.097.10
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,130.0 0.11 1,608.9-29.77
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 405.6 0.04 227.778.12
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 13.9 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 21.0-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 117.1 0.01 103.712.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 61,172.5 5.75 88,197.8-30.64
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 31.1 0.00 8.0288.65
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 48.0 0.00 28.866.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 11,628.8 1.09 16,880.7-31.11
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 24.3 0.00 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.1 0.00 29.0-79.08
52 Cotton 189.8 0.02 9.41,917.12
54 Man-made filaments 0.7 0.00 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 116.3 0.01 2.34,991.42
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5.2 0.00 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 153.3 0.01 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 7.6 0.00 2.5202.40
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3.0 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 19.5 0.00 3.3484.30
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 7.4-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 18.0 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 21.4 0.00 29.1-26.45
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 30.3 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 260.8 0.02 1,772.9-85.29
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 1,835.1 0.17 230.1697.54
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 86.6 0.01 2.33,704.04
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 145.1 0.01 37.2290.59
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 78.0 0.01 122.6-36.35
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 161.7 0.02 6.62,331.66
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 18.9 0.00 210.7-91.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 17.0 0.00 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,345.9 0.22 10,907.2-78.49
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 8,518.5 0.80 1,872.6354.89
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce