US trade (export - import) with Guinea in 2016

Published or Updated: May 03, 2017

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

US Trade with Guinea

In 2016, US trade with Guinea was $95.8 million, down 60.52% ($146.9 million) from 2015.

US exports to Guinea in 2016 were $84.4 million, down 37.25% ($50.1 million) from 2015.

US imports from Guinea in 2016 were $11.4 million, down 89.45% ($96.8 million) from 2015.

US trade surplus with Guinea in 2016 was $73.0 million, a 177.75% increase ($46.7 million) over 2015.

Guinea was the US 162nd largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 136th in 2015), accounting for 0.0026% of US total trade (down from 0.0064% in 2015).

Guinea was the US 146th largest export market in 2016 (down from 136th in 2015), accounting for 0.0058% of US total exports (down from 0.0089% in 2015).

Guinea was the US 169th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 121st in 2015), accounting for 0.0005% of US total imports (down from 0.0047% in 2015).

US Exports to Guinea

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 43.36% of US total exports to Guinea (69.24% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.73% of US total exports to Guinea (5.83% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.79% of US total exports to Guinea (7.55% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.50% of US total exports to Guinea (3.50% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.96% of US total exports to Guinea (1.23% in 2015).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $5,430.6 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $3,152.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,775.0 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $2,308.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2,059.4 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,072.7 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,058.3 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $475.5 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $425.5 thousand.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $28,713.5 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 $25,603.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $5,411.5 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $4,655.5 thousand;
  • 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 $737.8 thousand;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $642.8 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $633.6 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $453.9 thousand;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $315.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $314.9 thousand.
US exports to Guinea 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 7,157.6 8.48 4,848.847.62
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
10 Cereals 7,324.2 8.68 1,893.7286.78
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 8.0 0.01 3.5130.48
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 115.5-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 21.9-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,998.1 3.55 938.7219.39
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 13.0 0.02 12.53.82
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2.8 0.00 13.8-79.57
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 224.1 0.27 383.9-41.63
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 106.5 0.13 303.5-64.91
29 Organic chemicals 18.1 0.02 59.5-69.55
30 Pharmaceutical products 72.2 0.09 526.1-86.28
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 830.9 0.98 862.0-3.61
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 652.8 0.77 898.2-27.32
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 371.7 0.44 1,109.6-66.50
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 73.5 0.09 37.396.92
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 436.9 0.52 660.2-33.82
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,215.2 6.18 4,142.525.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,706.9 5.58 1,554.8202.73
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 25.5 0.03 160.0-84.06
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 95.7 0.11 226.6-57.78
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 174.9 0.21 121.144.41
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 31.6 0.04 22.838.54
54 Man-made filaments 17.9 0.02 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 140.6 0.17 6.71,988.12
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 40.4 0.05 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 29.4 0.03 672.2-95.63
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 38.0 0.04 46.1-17.66
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 39.8 0.05 21.783.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,108.9 4.87 3,633.313.09
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 215.8 0.26 324.9-33.57
65 Headgear and parts thereof 9.3 0.01 5.085.80
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 18.4 0.02 9.1102.24
69 Ceramic products 128.7 0.15 77.166.85
70 Glass and glassware 60.5 0.07 40.449.65
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 31.9 0.04 347.5-90.83
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 72.2-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,717.9 2.03 659.6160.44
74 Copper and articles thereof 75.8 0.09 12.1525.62
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 48.8 0.06 682.4-92.85
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 467.2 0.55 41.71,020.08
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 186.0 0.22 180.43.13
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,504.0 13.63 40,217.5-71.40
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 1,936.6 2.29 27,539.7-92.97
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 1,083.7 1.28 5,739.2-81.12
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 18,572.4 22.00 18,887.3-1.67
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 304.0 0.36 195.055.90
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 13.6 0.02 150.0-90.94
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,187.1 3.78 412.1673.35
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 6.4 0.01 18.6-65.80
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 841.7 1.00 798.65.40
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 24.1 0.03 259.5-90.70
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 99.4 0.12 205.6-51.65
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 8,930.4 10.58 14,341.9-37.73

US Imports from Guinea

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 29.95% of US total imports from Guinea (94.14% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 23.45% of US total imports from Guinea (1.34% in 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 13.26% of US total imports from Guinea (0.90% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.67% of US total imports from Guinea (0.69% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.01% of US total imports from Guinea (0.08% in 2015).

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $1,952.0 thousand;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $537.7 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $248.0 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $57.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $44.3 thousand.

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $98,484.4 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $680.8 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $195.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $176.1 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 $93.3 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $48.9 thousand.
US imports from Guinea 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
(%)
01 Live animals 11.6 0.10 22.2-47.86
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 449.2 3.93 433.43.64
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5.2 0.05 2.3128.60
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2.6 0.02 31.9-91.83
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 84.0 0.74 132.9-36.81
10 Cereals 7.7 0.07 5.538.97
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6.2 0.05 4.829.40
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 117.1 1.02 797.9-85.33
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 7.6 0.07 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3.6 0.03 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,952.0 17.09 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 18.3 0.16 11.460.04
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 13.8 0.12 3.3320.10
26 Ores, slag and ash 3,422.3 29.95 101,906.7-96.64
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 31.5 0.28 2.21,360.42
39 Plastics and articles thereof 30.8 0.27 6.4384.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.5 0.00 12.4-95.99
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 83.8 0.73 85.4-1.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 31.6 0.28 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 47.2 0.41 2.81,556.39
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 24.5 0.21 20.817.68
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5.0 0.04 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.8 0.01 0.3156.11
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.9 0.01 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1.4 0.01 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,514.8 13.26 977.155.04
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.7 0.03 23.1-84.01
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.4 0.03 3.5-2.05
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 13.6-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 9.8-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4.2 0.04 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 71.7 0.63 76.7-6.48
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 12.2 0.11 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 150.9 1.32 327.0-53.85
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 244.7 2.14 337.9-27.60
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 10.1 0.09 6.651.48
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 127.4 1.11 70.381.19
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 11.6 0.10 16.4-29.38
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 15.5 0.14 40.1-61.39
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 258.0 2.26 10.02,481.18
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,637.6 23.09 2,833.4-6.91
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce