US trade (export - import) with Cote d’Ivoire in 2016

Published or Updated: May 06, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cote d’Ivoire in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In 2016, US trade with Cote d’Ivoire totaled $1,486.8 million, up 11.92% ($158.3 million) from 2015.

US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2016 totaled $286.1 million, up 8.37% ($22.1 million) from 2015.

US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2016 totaled $1,200.6 million, up 12.80% ($136.2 million) from 2015.

US trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in 2016 was $914.5 million, a 14.26% increase ($114.1 million) over 2015.

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 86th largest trading partner in 2016 (up from 89th in 2015), accounting for 0.0402% of US total trade (up from 0.0349% in 2015).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 110th largest export market in 2016 (up from 116th in 2015), accounting for 0.0197% of US total exports (up from 0.0176% in 2015).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 71st largest supplier in 2016 (up from 72nd in 2015), accounting for 0.0534% of US total imports (up from 0.0461% in 2015).

US Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 50.96% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (44.15% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.75% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (27.15% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 13.62% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (15.08% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.95% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (3.07% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.99% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (3.95% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.76% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (2.52% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.83% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (1.24% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $50,974.9 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $9,748.4 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $8,169.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4,511.3 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $2,664.0 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2,317.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2,099.5 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 $1,198.4 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 $1,026.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $32,364.8 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $10,407.8 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $7,747.7 thousand;
  • 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 $4,119.5 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,638.8 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $2,027.7 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1,659.6 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $1,599.9 thousand;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $1,398.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $929.4 thousand.
US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 6.1 0.00 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,067.5 0.37 1,003.76.36
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,089.7 0.38 478.7127.65
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 37.1 0.01 31.119.17
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 21.5 0.01 146.9-85.37
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 321.1 0.11 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.0 0.00 30.9-90.27
10 Cereals 8,212.7 2.87 43.018,989.61
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 14.0-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4.1 0.00 53.2-92.31
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 207.3 0.07 18.9997.17
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 347.3-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 951.7 0.33 124.2666.25
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,852.0 2.74 5,752.636.50
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 51.7 0.02 4.21,131.88
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 12.9-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 56.4 0.02 37.849.17
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 915.6 0.32 96.5849.01
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 38,058.3 13.30 39,717.8-4.18
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 332.5 0.12 579.2-42.60
29 Organic chemicals 3,209.3 1.12 891.6259.95
30 Pharmaceutical products 642.6 0.22 11,050.4-94.18
31 Fertilizers 343.7 0.12 5.06,774.90
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,028.4 0.36 474.6116.66
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 771.7 0.27 766.90.63
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 1,658.0 0.58 842.896.73
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 13.7 0.00 13.70.38
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 48.6 0.02 148.6-67.28
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 144.5 0.05 41.6247.62
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,608.4 0.91 3,537.9-26.27
39 Plastics and articles thereof 43,964.2 15.36 51,711.9-14.98
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,737.6 0.61 1,614.37.63
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5.5 0.00 162.4-96.60
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 22.5 0.01 39.0-42.43
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,156.8 0.40 710.362.86
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,795.7 1.33 5,823.4-34.82
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 55.9 0.02 83.2-32.75
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 58.9-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 50.3-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 539.8 0.19 1,938.0-72.15
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 256.5 0.09 10.92,258.79
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 141.9 0.05 200.2-29.11
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 43.5-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 154.4 0.05 42.6262.41
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 266.8 0.09 284.3-6.13
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 857.8 0.30 516.566.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 152.2 0.05 90.168.94
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 7.4-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3.1 0.00 15.9-80.73
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 94.3 0.03 139.7-32.51
69 Ceramic products 116.1 0.04 124.9-7.05
70 Glass and glassware 17.5 0.01 43.2-59.48
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 20.9 0.01 97.7-78.63
72 Iron and steel 185.5 0.06 333.9-44.45
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,778.5 1.32 6,417.3-41.12
74 Copper and articles thereof 4.9 0.00 23.6-79.37
75 Nickel and articles thereof 41.8 0.01 7.5459.19
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 33.9 0.01 263.6-87.15
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4.1 0.00 113.6-96.40
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,412.2 0.49 3,012.1-53.11
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 223.3 0.08 251.7-11.29
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 39,596.3 13.84 71,961.1-44.98
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 10,850.2 3.79 9,824.010.45
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 419.5 0.15 4,539.0-90.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 16,106.7 5.63 16,632.0-3.16
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 55,160.2 19.28 4,185.31,217.95
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 13,031.3 4.55 3,282.9296.95
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,647.4 3.72 6,136.173.52
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4.4 0.00 21.1-79.16
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 3.2 0.00 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,770.8 0.97 106.82,494.28
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 1,742.6 0.61 544.2220.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,470.0 0.51 787.986.57
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 529.4 0.19 105.4402.17
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 47.2 0.02 4.11,057.62
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5,053.2 1.77 5,388.3-6.22

US Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 90.41% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (91.56% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.35% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (6.00% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.03% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (0.03% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.57% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (1.10% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $119,274.3 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $13,382.3 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $13,064.7 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $12,132.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $7,653.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $6,281.0 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $4,834.2 thousand.
US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 33.1 0.00 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 63.7 0.01 63.60.12
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 223.8-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 19.5 0.00 55.0-64.54
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 20,484.0 1.71 28,137.1-27.20
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 23.0 0.00 80.2-71.32
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 390.0 0.03 315.723.54
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 51.2 0.00 87.3-41.34
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 111.2 0.01 286.8-61.23
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 145.2 0.01 256.0-43.29
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,063,604.6 88.59 944,330.312.63
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 111.7 0.01 254.7-56.16
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 116.5 0.01 193.8-39.90
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 114.1 0.01 222.8-48.80
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 233.8 0.02 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4.3 0.00 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 23.4 0.00 46.8-50.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 12,387.4 1.03 255.14,755.42
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 49.6-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,333.9 0.11 922.344.63
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 548.6 0.05 1,130.0-51.45
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 160.0 0.01 405.6-60.56
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 13.9-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12.8 0.00 117.1-89.03
40 Rubber and articles thereof 74,237.2 6.18 61,172.521.36
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 19.7 0.00 31.1-36.79
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 100.5 0.01 48.0109.27
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6,794.6 0.57 11,628.8-41.57
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 24.3-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2.0 0.00 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3.9 0.00 6.1-35.84
52 Cotton 18.7 0.00 189.8-90.14
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 0.7-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 34.1 0.00 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 46.3 0.00 116.3-60.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.4 0.00 5.2-72.26
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 35.8 0.00 153.3-76.67
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2.7 0.00 7.6-63.99
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 19.5-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 14.8 0.00 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 18.0-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7.5 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 14.5 0.00 21.4-32.15
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 30.3-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 200.2 0.02 260.8-23.24
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 714.3 0.06 1,835.1-61.07
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 86.6-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 70.9 0.01 145.1-51.17
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 81.0 0.01 78.03.75
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 193.0 0.02 161.719.38
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 96.6 0.01 18.9411.29
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7.0 0.00 17.0-58.90
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 15,728.2 1.31 2,345.9570.46
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,237.4 0.19 8,518.5-73.73
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce