US trade with Djibouti in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 21, 2017

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

US Trade with Djibouti

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Djibouti was $53.0 million, down 1.05% ($0.6 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Djibouti in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $46.1 million, up 8.27% ($3.5 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Djibouti in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $6.9 million, down 37.19% ($4.1 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Djibouti in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $39.2 million, a 24.06% increase ($7.6 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Djibouti was the US 142nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 135th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0054% of US total trade (down from 0.0058% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Djibouti was the US 122nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 126th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0120% of US total exports (up from 0.0117% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Djibouti was the US 149th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 144th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0011% of US total imports (down from 0.0020% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Djibouti

The major share of US exports to Djibouti 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) - 53.46% of US total exports to Djibouti (64.42% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 29.89% of US total exports to Djibouti (19.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.55% of US total exports to Djibouti (0.07% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.79% of US total exports to Djibouti (7.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.60% of US total exports to Djibouti (1.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Djibouti in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $6.5 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $5.3 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3.0 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 $0.7 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $0.2 million.

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

  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $6.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $2.7 million;
  • 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) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US exports to Djibouti 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
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 6,446.7 13.97 6,228.53.50
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 50.0 0.11 48.23.69
10 Cereals 7,337.0 15.90 848.4764.86
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 275.4 0.60 273.20.82
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7,378.5 15.99 7,791.9-5.30
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3.0 0.01 17.4-82.77
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 8.0-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,151.8 6.83 9,457.3-66.67
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4.9 0.01 20.8-76.40
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 2,688.9-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 19.4 0.04 71.4-72.89
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2.5 0.01 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17.0 0.04 16.34.62
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,004.5 6.51 11.825,284.45
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5.0 0.01 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 90.6-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 359.7 0.78 102.0252.71
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 269.2-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 19.7 0.04 228.1-91.35
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 134.1 0.29 140.8-4.76
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 127.1 0.28 89.841.53
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 107.5 0.23 182.9-41.21
39 Plastics and articles thereof 671.3 1.45 1,867.1-64.04
40 Rubber and articles thereof 784.5 1.70 121.7544.62
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5.4 0.01 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 35.0 0.08 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 263.4 0.57 277.6-5.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 9.8-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10.0 0.02 20.0-50.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 9.0 0.02 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 61.0-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 20.1 0.04 3.1554.91
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 24.2-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 92.3 0.20 434.1-78.74
74 Copper and articles thereof 25.9 0.06 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 44.6 0.10 146.0-69.45
80 Tin and articles thereof 12.0 0.03 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 42.7 0.09 40.16.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 60.3 0.13 141.2-57.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,347.6 2.92 1,938.9-30.50
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 3,731.8 8.09 3,022.223.48
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 34.8 0.08 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 408.3 0.88 652.8-37.45
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 6,761.2 14.65 1,437.0370.50
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 43.9-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,507.3 3.27 1,009.149.37
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 21.5-100.00
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 283.9 0.62 1,688.9-83.19
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6.7 0.01 116.5-94.25
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10.0 0.02 27.1-62.94

US Imports from Djibouti

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.12% of US total imports from Djibouti (0.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.44% of US total imports from Djibouti (5.41% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $0.1 million.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US imports from Djibouti 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 12.1 0.18 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 67.2 0.97 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 89.1 1.29 594.5-85.02
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.4 0.01 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.4 0.01 19.6-97.84
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1.4 0.02 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2.3 0.03 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 10.2-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 180.3 2.61 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 2.9 0.04 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 10.9-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 170.2 2.47 0.0
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce