US trade (export - import) with Djibouti in 2016

Published or Updated: May 02, 2017

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

US Trade with Djibouti

In 2016, US trade with Djibouti was $173.3 million, down 7.97% ($15.0 million) from 2015.

US exports to Djibouti in 2016 were $145.0 million, down 5.07% ($7.7 million) from 2015.

US imports from Djibouti in 2016 were $28.3 million, down 20.44% ($7.3 million) from 2015.

US trade surplus with Djibouti in 2016 was $116.7 million, a 0.41% decrease ($0.5 million) over 2015.

Djibouti was the US 148th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 143rd in 2015), accounting for 0.0047% of US total trade (down from 0.0049% in 2015).

Djibouti was the US 136th largest export market in 2016 (down from 130th in 2015), accounting for 0.0100% of US total exports (down from 0.0102% in 2015).

Djibouti was the US 151st largest supplier in 2016 (down from 150th in 2015), accounting for 0.0013% of US total imports (down from 0.0015% in 2015).

US Exports to Djibouti

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 43.40% of US total exports to Djibouti (42.51% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 39.78% of US total exports to Djibouti (44.75% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.02% of US total exports to Djibouti (2.09% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.61% of US total exports to Djibouti (3.50% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Djibouti in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $5,347.4 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $4,574.4 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $2,365.8 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $1,895.5 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 $1,508.3 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,442.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $831.2 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $811.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $505.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Djibouti in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $10,029.3 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) - a decrease of $6,226.1 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,661.6 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,471.9 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,966.9 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $1,877.2 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $911.9 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $610.4 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $536.2 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $465.7 thousand.
US exports to Djibouti 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 74.2 0.05 74.3-0.08
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 15.2 0.01 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 17,993.3 12.41 15,627.515.14
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 132.2 0.09 47.0181.32
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7.2 0.00 13.7-47.61
10 Cereals 8,305.2 5.73 18,334.5-54.70
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 549.4 0.38 774.2-29.04
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 6.3 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 17,831.5 12.30 16,389.28.80
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 23.7 0.02 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 87.9 0.06 69.426.67
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 22.9 0.02 43.7-47.75
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 14,468.0 9.98 9,120.658.63
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 80.5 0.06 1,957.8-95.89
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,103.8 2.14 2,272.636.58
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 216.0 0.15 206.14.80
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 53.9 0.04 10.4418.54
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 140.7 0.10 70.3100.09
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 82.9 0.06 67.023.59
29 Organic chemicals 432.3 0.30 245.276.29
30 Pharmaceutical products 129.3 0.09 30.8319.29
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 315.3 0.22 72.8332.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 914.4 0.63 626.445.98
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 481.5 0.33 498.4-3.39
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 278.3 0.19 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 613.8 0.42 108.0468.50
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,898.8 4.07 1,324.4345.39
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,036.9 0.72 225.5359.86
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 15.6 0.01 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 229.4 0.16 39.3483.68
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 35.8-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 543.7 0.38 736.0-26.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 80.1 0.06 20.0300.50
54 Man-made filaments 3.7 0.00 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 25.1 0.02 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 102.2 0.07 3.52,786.45
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 9.3 0.01 25.1-63.05
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2.6 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 13.0 0.01 8.356.58
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 18.0 0.01 23.0-21.64
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 172.8 0.12 320.7-46.13
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 10.0-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5.5 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 231.0 0.16 25.7798.10
69 Ceramic products 11.8 0.01 94.5-87.54
70 Glass and glassware 29.9 0.02 67.4-55.60
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 38.4 0.03 0.0
72 Iron and steel 32.3 0.02 7.3341.23
73 Articles of iron or steel 897.2 0.62 3,369.0-73.37
74 Copper and articles thereof 67.1 0.05 99.5-32.61
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 586.7 0.40 1,197.1-50.99
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 534.9 0.37 314.270.25
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 212.1 0.15 365.8-42.01
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,323.5 8.50 15,985.1-22.91
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 15,043.0 10.38 21,269.2-29.27
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 14.3 0.01 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,106.8 2.83 4,643.0-11.55
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 15,852.1 10.93 13,956.613.58
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 85.6 0.06 279.2-69.36
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,243.1 7.07 12,210.0-16.11
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 248.2 0.17 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 26.8 0.02 492.4-94.57
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 5,757.4 3.97 4,249.135.50
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 502.0 0.35 149.0236.84
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 45.2 0.03 36.424.22
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,578.4 2.47 4,490.3-20.31

US Imports from Djibouti

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.73% of US total imports from Djibouti (4.95% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Djibouti in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $98.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Djibouti in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $5,943.1 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $468.7 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $396.1 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $335.3 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $140.4 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $93.4 thousand.
US imports from Djibouti 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 17.8 0.06 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 665.2 2.35 1,133.9-41.33
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 396.1-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 88.0 0.31 228.4-61.47
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 29.4-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3.6 0.01 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 20.6 0.07 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 8.2-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 22.4 0.08 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.7 0.00 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 98.6 0.35 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9.4 0.03 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10.2 0.04 61.5-83.47
73 Articles of iron or steel 2.6 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 335.3-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 10.1-100.00
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 55.7 0.20 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 10.9 0.04 3.0260.38
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 35.3 0.12 128.7-72.60
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 3.6 0.01 18.4-80.25
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 11.3-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 27,236.5 96.31 33,179.6-17.91
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce