US trade with Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 14, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Cote d’Ivoire totaled $375.1 million, up 12.16% ($40.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $70.6 million, down 32.31% ($33.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $304.4 million, up 32.33% ($74.4 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $233.8 million, a 86.02% increase ($108.1 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 83rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 87th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0380% of US total trade (up from 0.0361% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 116th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 95th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0184% of US total exports (down from 0.0287% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 71st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 79th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0506% of US total imports (up from 0.0409% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 29.66% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (0.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.08% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (18.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 24.05% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (70.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.32% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (4.62% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.83% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (1.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.74% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (1.54% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $20.1 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1.7 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 $1.3 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $52.9 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $3.3 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2.0 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,144.9 1.62 287.8297.75
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,329.0 3.30 360.4546.22
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 218.5 0.31 321.1-31.95
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 11.2 0.02 0.0
10 Cereals 3,027.3 4.29 1,336.9126.45
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 212.7 0.30 108.596.02
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 819.4 1.16 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,350.3 3.33 2,383.8-1.41
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 26.7-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 441.1 0.62 419.55.15
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 20,510.8 29.03 380.15,296.18
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 44.7 0.06 251.3-82.23
29 Organic chemicals 4.0 0.01 1,307.5-99.70
30 Pharmaceutical products 546.1 0.77 221.2146.81
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 390.4 0.55 278.240.33
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 272.1 0.39 119.2128.35
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 19.4 0.03 1,140.4-98.30
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,522.1 2.15 879.573.06
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13,061.7 18.49 15,058.8-13.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,151.8 1.63 563.4104.42
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 10.1 0.01 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 16.7-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 548.0 0.78 495.410.62
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,322.6 1.87 769.171.98
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 127.2 0.18 3.04,085.10
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3.3 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 28.3-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 106.3-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3.5 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 87.3-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 86.2 0.12 76.612.51
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 344.8 0.49 152.9125.50
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 22.1 0.03 11.198.68
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 84.0 0.12 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 10.5 0.01 45.9-77.03
69 Ceramic products 45.6 0.06 3.01,419.63
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 23.2 0.03 11.897.49
72 Iron and steel 17.7 0.03 58.9-69.87
73 Articles of iron or steel 290.7 0.41 1,424.5-79.60
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.5 0.00 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4.8 0.01 41.8-88.53
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 20.5 0.03 5.4280.67
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 500.1 0.71 70.6607.92
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 391.3 0.55 7.45,198.75
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,659.3 8.01 6,047.8-6.42
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 4,552.4 6.44 3,280.438.77
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 34.1 0.05 156.4-78.22
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,771.1 6.75 5,629.4-15.25
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 185.8 0.26 53,078.8-99.65
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 245.4 0.35 86.6183.17
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,542.9 2.18 4,874.1-68.34
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 462.0-100.00
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 209.4 0.30 46.4351.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 351.4 0.50 384.7-8.67
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 28.8 0.04 220.5-86.92

US Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 82.44% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (82.76% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.63% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (9.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.74% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (5.38% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $61.1 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $7.6 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $5.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $1.0 million.
US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 36.9-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,727.7 0.90 3,025.1-9.83
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 28.7 0.01 23.024.72
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 149.3 0.05 82.481.16
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 31.5 0.01 51.2-38.47
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 9.8 0.00 6.453.36
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 5.3 0.00 25.4-78.95
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 247,940.6 81.45 186,855.532.69
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 54.4 0.02 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4.5 0.00 21.0-78.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 18.6-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 233.8-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 17,463.3 5.74 12,387.440.98
29 Organic chemicals 3.2 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 504.1 0.17 744.8-32.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 133.9 0.04 105.427.01
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 24.0 0.01 42.1-42.88
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.8 0.00 0.496.97
40 Rubber and articles thereof 28,652.4 9.41 21,100.035.79
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 19.7-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2.1 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,958.3 0.64 1,457.434.37
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 30.0 0.01 0.0
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3.0 0.00 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 10.5 0.00 5.1103.56
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.4 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2.7 0.00 1.4100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7.0 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22.2 0.01 0.0
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 146.1 0.05 87.167.78
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 250.9 0.08 7.73,172.57
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 168.1 0.06 81.0107.58
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 5.8 0.00 142.1-95.88
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2.8 0.00 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,135.5 0.70 3,181.6-32.88
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce