US trade (export - import) with Cote d’Ivoire in 2018

Published or Updated: Jul 13, 2019

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cote d’Ivoire in 2018: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In 2018, US trade with Cote d’Ivoire totaled $1,613.3 million, up 1.93% ($30.6 million) from 2017.

US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 were $313.1 million, down 5.07% ($16.7 million) from 2017.

US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 totaled $1,300.3 million, up 3.77% ($47.3 million) from 2017.

US trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 was $987.2 million, a 6.93% increase ($64.0 million) over 2017.

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 83rd largest trading partner in 2018 (just as in 2017), accounting for 0.0377% of US total trade (down from 0.0400% in 2017).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 114th largest export market in 2018 (down from 113th in 2017), accounting for 0.0188% of US total exports (down from 0.0213% in 2017).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 76th largest supplier in 2018 (down from 72nd in 2017), accounting for 0.0497% of US total imports (down from 0.0520% in 2017).

US Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 31.89% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (21.91% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 27.32% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (40.29% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 24.69% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (23.24% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.24% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (6.35% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.64% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (3.03% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.09% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (2.26% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $24.8 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 $8.8 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $6.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $3.9 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $3.2 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1.1 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 over 2017 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 $46.8 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $6.0 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4.7 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3.8 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 $3.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3.4 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $1.6 million.
US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 16.8-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,527.5 0.49 2,145.7-28.81
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,946.6 1.58 3,840.428.81
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 424.1 0.14 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 206.7 0.07 218.5-5.40
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 244.1 0.08 6.03,978.03
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.9 0.00 11.2-65.27
10 Cereals 10,096.8 3.23 3,743.9169.68
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 6.4 0.00 12.4-48.40
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 164.1 0.05 223.7-26.63
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 32.4 0.01 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,437.4 0.46 3,039.4-52.71
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 9,788.3 3.13 7,655.627.86
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 48.1 0.02 14.0243.51
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,124.3 0.36 1,676.9-32.96
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 84,411.2 26.96 131,173.9-35.65
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 685.2 0.22 169.9303.30
29 Organic chemicals 25,974.8 8.30 1,215.82,036.37
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,157.1 1.65 11,107.7-53.57
31 Fertilizers 1,230.3 0.39 17.76,840.88
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,845.4 0.91 1,438.097.87
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 333.6 0.11 684.1-51.23
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 232.3 0.07 330.2-29.64
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 50.4 0.02 10.3388.05
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 59.2 0.02 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7,595.0 2.43 4,349.374.63
39 Plastics and articles thereof 53,309.6 17.03 50,065.16.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,351.3 0.75 2,846.9-17.41
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 32.7 0.01 42.5-23.14
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 53.3 0.02 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2,689.5 0.86 2,888.6-6.89
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,200.9 1.66 6,908.0-24.71
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 336.4 0.11 192.774.56
52 Cotton 6.3 0.00 76.6-91.83
54 Man-made filaments 62.4 0.02 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 27.4 0.01 59.4-53.80
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 34.9 0.01 10.5233.01
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 11.1 0.00 22.3-50.04
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 154.5 0.05 118.730.12
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 38.7-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 156.4 0.05 44.7249.70
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 111.5 0.04 177.8-37.29
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,686.3 0.54 1,290.930.63
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 31.6 0.01 66.5-52.44
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10.2 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 91.0-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6.5 0.00 67.5-90.41
69 Ceramic products 330.0 0.11 75.1339.46
70 Glass and glassware 467.2 0.15 6.37,316.30
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 156.7 0.05 28.7446.04
72 Iron and steel 269.8 0.09 359.1-24.87
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,945.5 0.62 5,706.0-65.90
74 Copper and articles thereof 27.8 0.01 3.5688.05
75 Nickel and articles thereof 54.2 0.02 11.6367.06
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 293.7 0.09 23.71,137.34
78 Lead and articles thereof 2.7 0.00 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4.0 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 751.9 0.24 870.9-13.66
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 73.8 0.02 476.0-84.51
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 34,404.5 10.99 39,133.1-12.08
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 5,468.9 1.75 9,191.1-40.50
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 9,653.4 3.08 894.3979.42
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 15,851.1 5.06 19,205.2-17.46
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,307.2 0.42 1,620.0-19.30
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 599.8 0.19 518.915.61
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,015.1 3.20 6,083.364.63
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 31.1 0.01 15.3103.84
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 15.4 0.00 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 332.0 0.11 508.6-34.71
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,150.2 0.37 1,055.48.98
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 105.6 0.03 163.3-35.34
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 19.6 0.01 480.0-95.93
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4,821.4 1.54 5,200.9-7.30

US Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 60.27% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (74.73% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 30.16% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (16.10% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.13% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (7.80% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 over 2017 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 $190.4 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $5.7 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $5.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 over the 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $158.6 million.
US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2017
USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 330.4 0.03 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 26.9 0.00 15.573.48
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 24,505.9 1.88 18,868.829.87
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 14.5 0.00 37.9-61.68
10 Cereals 6.6 0.00 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 659.9 0.05 619.86.46
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 290.6-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 71.5-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 571.6 0.04 31.51,714.72
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 164.5 0.01 53.0210.15
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 642.1 0.05 469.336.82
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 756,444.5 58.17 915,065.7-17.33
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 211.0 0.02 305.7-30.99
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 134.9 0.01 106.726.42
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 6.1 0.00 51.3-88.12
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 433.8-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 28.0 0.00 21.828.14
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 392,108.1 30.16 201,701.994.40
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 20.2 0.00 63.2-68.07
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,004.0 0.23 1,500.5100.20
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,447.7 0.11 924.556.60
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 309.6 0.02 133.0132.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 95.7 0.01 41.6130.12
40 Rubber and articles thereof 100,844.7 7.76 95,107.56.03
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 21.8 0.00 20.94.45
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.1 0.00 42.0-92.65
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,622.1 0.59 7,179.66.16
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 4.0 0.00 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2.9 0.00 30.0-90.36
50 Silk 3.1 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 6.3 0.00 14.7-56.99
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3.3 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2.1 0.00 87.7-97.66
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12.7 0.00 33.1-61.53
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6.6 0.00 11.3-41.68
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 50.1 0.00 55.4-9.63
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 1.3-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.8-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 7.1 0.00 24.1-70.62
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4.7 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 7.0 0.00 1.2485.18
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 2.6 0.00 8.8-69.96
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 44.8-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2.6 0.00 3.1-14.71
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4.5 0.00 6.2-26.64
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 197.1 0.02 1,049.7-81.23
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 144.8 0.01 385.9-62.49
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 0.0 0.00 154.6-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 104.0 0.01 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8.0 0.00 255.6-96.88
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 139.3 0.01 234.4-40.56
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 50.1 0.00 151.9-67.06
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 56.4 0.00 75.5-25.30
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3,018.7 0.23 3,289.5-8.23
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 7,233.5 0.56 3,924.284.33
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Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce