US trade with Cote d’Ivoire in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 22, 2017

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

US Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Cote d’Ivoire totaled $990.5 million, up 19.77% ($163.5 million) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the first half of 2017 totaled $155.6 million, up 0.67% ($1.0 million) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the first half of 2017 totaled $834.9 million, up 24.16% ($162.5 million) from the first half of 2016.

US trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in the first half of 2017 was $679.3 million, a 31.17% increase ($161.4 million) over the first half of 2016.

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 80th largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (up from 84th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0515% of US total trade (up from 0.0459% in the first half of 2016).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 113th largest export market in the first half of 2017 (down from 103rd in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0205% of US total exports (down from 0.0217% in the first half of 2016).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 67th largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (up from 70th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0715% of US total imports (up from 0.0617% in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 29.70% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (63.81% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 26.35% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (22.63% in the first half of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 26.07% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (0.93% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.10% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (5.71% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.09% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (2.02% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.59% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (1.76% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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 $39.0 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7.3 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $4.8 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3.0 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2.9 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 $2.0 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1.9 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.6 million.

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $52.8 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $5.8 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2.9 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - 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 $1.0 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $0.6 million.
US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,416.8 0.91 526.1169.29
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,436.6 1.57 542.3349.27
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 21.5-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 218.5 0.14 321.1-31.95
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6.0 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 11.2 0.01 3.0270.67
10 Cereals 3,092.9 1.99 2,027.052.59
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 4.3 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 212.7 0.14 189.112.48
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,154.2 0.74 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,035.4 2.59 5,173.8-22.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 14.0 0.01 26.7-47.61
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 729.5 0.47 597.222.16
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 39,823.7 25.60 841.34,633.61
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 89.1 0.06 251.3-64.53
29 Organic chemicals 185.9 0.12 3,128.5-94.06
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,201.3 3.34 371.61,299.70
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 287.7-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 757.9 0.49 373.6102.87
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 272.1 0.17 301.1-9.62
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 238.3 0.15 1,250.0-80.93
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 0.00 144.5-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,166.8 2.04 1,418.1123.31
39 Plastics and articles thereof 29,146.2 18.74 26,117.911.59
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,924.1 1.24 1,286.549.56
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 22.5-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,702.6 1.09 743.2129.10
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,167.6 1.39 1,937.311.89
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 163.8 0.11 16.3904.60
55 Man-made staple fibers 59.4 0.04 412.2-85.59
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 8.0 0.01 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 36.5-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 62.6 0.04 106.3-41.13
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 23.5 0.02 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 13.9 0.01 118.5-88.26
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 96.3 0.06 87.210.44
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 641.3 0.41 425.050.90
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 31.3 0.02 35.4-11.81
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 84.0 0.05 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 10.5 0.01 45.9-77.03
69 Ceramic products 57.1 0.04 5.7897.01
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 13.6-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 23.2 0.01 11.897.49
72 Iron and steel 106.6 0.07 108.1-1.36
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,258.9 3.38 2,339.8124.76
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.5 0.00 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4.8 0.00 41.8-88.53
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 23.7 0.02 23.51.20
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 567.0 0.36 500.913.20
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 394.6 0.25 103.4281.72
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 26,807.2 17.23 19,546.837.14
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 6,272.6 4.03 4,233.348.17
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 159.1 0.10 221.6-28.21
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,632.8 5.55 9,257.2-6.74
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 564.4 0.36 53,395.5-98.94
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 498.4 0.32 6,312.8-92.10
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,264.6 2.10 5,635.5-42.07
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5.8 0.00 4.431.04
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 607.8-100.00
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 302.6 0.19 138.2119.01
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 495.4 0.32 438.113.08
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 43.8 0.03 419.4-89.55
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 480.0 0.31 42.21,038.79

US Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 88.29% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (89.54% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.27% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (5.55% in the first half of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.22% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (1.84% in the first half of 2016).

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $133.9 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $22.9 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $15.1 million.

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

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $12.8 million.
US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 36.9-100.00
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 7,644.7 0.92 6,927.510.35
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 28.7 0.00 23.024.72
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 336.8 0.04 122.4175.17
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 290.6 0.03 0.0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 31.5 0.00 51.2-38.47
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 14.9 0.00 97.4-84.66
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 159.4 0.02 25.4528.08
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 728,344.7 87.24 594,403.522.53
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 137.1 0.02 21.3542.37
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 50.5 0.01 35.641.87
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 51.3 0.01 114.1-55.06
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 35,269.7 4.22 12,387.4184.72
29 Organic chemicals 3.2 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,095.6 0.13 1,204.0-9.01
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 328.4 0.04 324.61.17
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 42.2 0.01 54.0-21.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9.0 0.00 4.0121.87
40 Rubber and articles thereof 50,846.3 6.09 35,727.742.32
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 4.6 0.00 19.7-76.84
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 42.0 0.01 100.2-58.12
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,233.9 0.39 3,448.1-6.21
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 30.0 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 2.6 0.00 11.5-77.11
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 79.7 0.01 0.515,849.60
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13.6 0.00 7.095.91
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 33.4-100.00
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 4.1 0.00 2.749.19
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 7.0 0.00 7.5-7.08
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6.2 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 52.9 0.01 108.3-51.16
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 377.7 0.05 302.324.93
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 0.02 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 250.9 0.03 7.73,172.57
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 205.7 0.02 81.0154.04
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 24.2 0.00 142.1-82.95
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 67.5 0.01 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2.8 0.00 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,445.2 0.29 15,287.5-84.01
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce