US trade with Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 28, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Cote d’Ivoire totaled $615.4 million, up 24.94% ($122.8 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $84.9 million, up 69.30% ($34.8 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $530.5 million, up 19.91% ($88.1 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $445.6 million, a 13.59% increase ($53.3 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 74th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 75th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0656% of US total trade (up from 0.0563% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 105th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 118th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0228% of US total exports (up from 0.0144% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 64th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 67th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0938% of US total imports (up from 0.0839% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 34.39% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (50.73% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 28.23% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (30.20% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 23.08% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (1.27% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.04% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (3.02% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.93% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (7.98% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.40% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (2.86% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.56% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (1.51% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $18.9 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7.6 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $5.0 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $4.5 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $4.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $0.9 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 $0.8 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $6.0 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 271.9 0.32 238.314.11
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 107.5 0.13 181.9-40.89
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 21.5-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6.0 0.01 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
10 Cereals 65.6 0.08 690.1-90.50
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 4.3 0.01 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 80.6-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 334.8 0.39 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,685.1 1.98 2,790.0-39.60
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 14.0 0.02 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 288.4 0.34 177.662.35
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 19,312.8 22.74 461.24,087.54
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 44.5 0.05 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 181.9 0.21 1,821.1-90.01
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,655.3 5.48 150.42,996.20
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 287.7-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 367.5 0.43 95.4285.33
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 181.9-100.00
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 218.9 0.26 109.699.70
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2.6 0.00 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 40.0-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 141.1-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,644.8 1.94 538.6205.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 16,084.5 18.94 11,059.245.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 772.3 0.91 723.16.80
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 5.8-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,154.6 1.36 247.8366.01
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 844.9 0.99 1,168.2-27.68
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 36.6 0.04 13.3175.60
55 Man-made staple fibers 59.4 0.07 412.2-85.59
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4.7 0.01 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 8.2-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 62.6 0.07 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 20.0 0.02 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 13.9 0.02 31.2-55.39
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 10.2 0.01 10.6-4.45
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 296.5 0.35 272.18.98
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 9.2 0.01 24.3-62.18
69 Ceramic products 11.5 0.01 2.7321.86
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 13.6-100.00
72 Iron and steel 88.9 0.10 49.280.57
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,968.2 5.85 915.3442.79
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3.2 0.00 18.1-82.28
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.1-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 66.9 0.08 430.2-84.45
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3.3 0.00 96.0-96.54
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 21,147.9 24.90 13,499.056.66
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 1,720.2 2.03 952.880.54
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 125.0 0.15 65.291.86
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,861.7 4.55 3,627.76.45
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 378.6 0.45 316.719.56
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 253.1 0.30 6,226.2-95.94
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,721.7 2.03 761.4126.11
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5.8 0.01 4.431.04
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 145.8-100.00
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 93.1 0.11 91.71.52
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 144.0 0.17 53.4169.85
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 15.0 0.02 198.9-92.46
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 480.0 0.57 42.21,038.79

US Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 91.64% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (93.06% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.34% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (3.46% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.36% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $72.9 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $17.8 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $7.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $11.8 million.
US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4,916.9 0.93 3,902.426.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 187.5 0.04 40.0368.91
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 290.6 0.05 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5.1 0.00 91.0-94.36
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 154.1 0.03 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 480,404.0 90.56 407,548.017.88
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 82.7 0.02 21.3287.49
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 46.0 0.01 14.6214.92
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 51.3 0.01 95.4-46.29
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 17,806.4 3.36 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 591.5 0.11 459.328.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 194.5 0.04 219.2-11.26
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 18.2 0.00 11.952.79
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8.2 0.00 3.7124.57
40 Rubber and articles thereof 22,194.0 4.18 14,627.751.73
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 4.6 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 39.9 0.01 100.2-60.21
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,275.6 0.24 1,990.7-35.92
52 Cotton 2.6 0.00 4.6-42.55
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 76.7 0.01 0.515,239.80
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3.2 0.00 1.874.21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9.3 0.00 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 32.9-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1.3 0.00 1.4-1.62
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1.2 0.00 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.5-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6.2 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 30.7 0.01 108.3-71.66
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 231.6 0.04 215.27.59
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 154.6 0.03 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 37.6 0.01 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 18.4 0.00 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 67.5 0.01 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 309.6 0.06 12,105.9-97.44
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce