US trade (export - import) with Luxembourg in 2018

Published or Updated: Jun 08, 2019

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Luxembourg in 2018: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Luxembourg

In 2018, US trade with Luxembourg totaled $1,600.6 million, up 0.41% ($6.6 million) from 2017.

US exports to Luxembourg in 2018 were $1,028.1 million, down 4.68% ($50.5 million) from 2017.

US imports from Luxembourg in 2018 totaled $572.5 million, up 11.07% ($57.1 million) from 2017.

US trade surplus with Luxembourg in 2018 was $455.6 million, a 19.10% decrease ($107.6 million) over 2017.

Luxembourg was the US 84th largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 82nd in 2017), accounting for 0.0374% of US total trade (down from 0.0403% in 2017).

Luxembourg was the US 80th largest export market in 2018 (down from 74th in 2017), accounting for 0.0618% of US total exports (down from 0.0698% in 2017).

Luxembourg was the US 87th largest supplier in 2018 (up from 90th in 2017), accounting for 0.0219% of US total imports (up from 0.0214% in 2017).

US Exports to Luxembourg

The major share of US exports to Luxembourg in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 44.48% of US total exports to Luxembourg (46.19% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 20.60% of US total exports to Luxembourg (14.69% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.14% of US total exports to Luxembourg (0.98% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.78% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.23% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.01% of US total exports to Luxembourg (0.07% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.74% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.41% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.51% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.47% in 2017);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.28% of US total exports to Luxembourg (14.18% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Luxembourg in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $89.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $51.7 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $11.9 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $10.1 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $9.7 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 $9.0 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Luxembourg in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $150.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $41.5 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $13.0 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $12.0 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $11.2 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $7.8 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $6.5 million.
US exports to Luxembourg in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
01 Live animals 850.0 0.08 357.6137.71
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,298.6 0.13 1,103.617.67
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 456.3 0.04 150.1204.06
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 14.4 0.00 22.3-35.45
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 239.6 0.02 57.5316.65
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,150.9 0.11 13,122.8-91.23
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9.6 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 474.4 0.05 4.011,760.10
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 260.7-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 27.2 0.00 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 18.1 0.00 37.4-51.75
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,468.6 0.24 59.64,039.03
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 36.2 0.00 49.2-26.49
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 613.0 0.06 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 51.1 0.00 54.1-5.47
26 Ores, slag and ash 20.0 0.00 181.3-88.97
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 10,300.8 1.00 556.51,751.11
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 27,326.4 2.66 15,406.577.37
29 Organic chemicals 166.6 0.02 106.256.90
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,769.7 0.27 553.0400.83
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 433.8 0.04 390.211.15
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 528.3 0.05 476.210.94
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 14.7 0.00 61.5-76.06
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 101.4 0.01 52.991.55
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 371.2 0.04 1,573.3-76.41
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 53.6 0.01 82.1-34.74
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 104,776.3 10.19 53,039.497.54
39 Plastics and articles thereof 30,764.2 2.99 29,141.35.57
40 Rubber and articles thereof 44,476.9 4.33 57,514.5-22.67
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2.9 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 106.2 0.01 101.15.12
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 5.3 0.00 3.167.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 43.6 0.00 229.0-80.96
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,896.7 0.28 2,139.035.42
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,253.9 0.22 13,488.7-83.29
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 25.5 0.00 476.4-94.64
55 Man-made staple fibers 2.7 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9,735.0 0.95 8,424.215.56
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 18.5-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 53.5 0.01 30.376.41
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 511.9 0.05 370.538.17
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 86.6 0.01 204.3-57.60
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 10,543.9 1.03 412.12,458.87
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 136.0 0.01 466.0-70.81
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 300.8 0.03 113.9163.99
65 Headgear and parts thereof 624.2 0.06 58.4967.96
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,812.6 0.18 2,624.3-30.93
69 Ceramic products 480.1 0.05 221.6116.72
70 Glass and glassware 647.5 0.06 479.135.14
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,841.7 0.28 152,902.1-98.14
72 Iron and steel 547.7 0.05 285.391.98
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,314.6 0.23 3,137.8-26.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,972.5 0.48 2,526.496.82
75 Nickel and articles thereof 717.7 0.07 538.433.28
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,564.2 0.25 1,036.0147.51
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3,565.5 0.35 3,258.39.43
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,606.0 0.16 712.1125.54
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 905.1 0.09 1,186.3-23.70
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,065.6 0.10 623.570.90
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 121,455.1 11.81 122,739.8-1.05
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 107,044.8 10.41 98,041.29.18
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 67.7 0.01 277.7-75.63
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,921.7 0.48 6,508.8-24.38
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 182,802.5 17.78 224,288.3-18.50
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,209.3 0.12 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 39,851.6 3.88 46,379.5-14.08
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 241.7 0.02 34.3603.99
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 27.6 0.00 131.1-78.95
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,136.9 0.11 3,003.9-62.15
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 1,173.0 0.11 1,415.4-17.13
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 639.1 0.06 224.6184.62
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 242.5 0.02 211.414.69
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 262,252.6 25.51 173,222.351.40
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 23,865.7 2.32 31,646.8-24.59

US Imports from Luxembourg

The major share of US imports from Luxembourg in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 40.10% of US total imports from Luxembourg (46.44% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 17.56% of US total imports from Luxembourg (18.15% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.06% of US total imports from Luxembourg (15.91% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.52% of US total imports from Luxembourg (6.80% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Luxembourg in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $53.4 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $34.3 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $11.7 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 $4.3 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $2.9 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $1.8 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Luxembourg in 2018 over the 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $44.9 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $8.4 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $2.8 million;
  • 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 $2.3 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $1.7 million.
US imports from Luxembourg in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2017
USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
01 Live animals 991.8 0.17 176.1463.07
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 12.7 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 102.2 0.02 118.9-14.11
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 159.9 0.03 26.6501.79
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,332.5 0.23 1,010.631.85
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 66.1 0.01 56.916.19
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 65.4 0.01 5.21,150.30
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 297.8 0.05 380.1-21.63
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 568.6 0.10 18.82,923.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,047.6 0.36 87.52,239.02
29 Organic chemicals 287.6 0.05 18.11,493.35
30 Pharmaceutical products 82.3 0.01 5.51,396.65
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,176.3 0.21 683.272.18
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 11,337.8 1.98 19,746.1-42.58
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 127.1 0.02 177.3-28.33
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 819.4 0.14 761.07.67
39 Plastics and articles thereof 35,770.1 6.25 34,627.63.30
40 Rubber and articles thereof 23,122.0 4.04 25,909.8-10.76
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 9.0-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 461.7 0.08 172.9167.01
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.9 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,188.5 0.73 1,514.0176.65
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 78.1 0.01 50.454.94
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 52.3 0.01 52.9-0.97
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 1.5-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 125.4-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 43,758.7 7.64 32,028.136.63
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.2 0.00 1.3-4.79
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 6.2 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,845.9 0.67 2,138.679.84
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 113.7 0.02 21.0442.64
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 244.8 0.04 5.04,779.92
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 7.4 0.00 5.341.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 805.7 0.14 635.226.84
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2.2 0.00 0.7228.89
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.7 0.00 2.6-72.38
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 62.0-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 724.0 0.13 1,165.5-37.88
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 21.5-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 1,298.2 0.23 2,295.1-43.44
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,715.5 0.47 5,016.2-45.86
72 Iron and steel 106,520.4 18.61 106,649.8-0.12
73 Articles of iron or steel 52,416.1 9.16 97,282.3-46.12
74 Copper and articles thereof 13,124.5 2.29 14,855.1-11.65
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 36,093.2 6.30 1,779.91,927.88
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4,381.3 0.77 2,617.367.40
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 16,889.6 2.95 16,145.54.61
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 141.3 0.02 37.0282.17
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 62,233.6 10.87 62,421.4-0.30
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 14,214.6 2.48 9,942.642.97
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,890.6 1.38 7,885.80.06
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 4,781.2 0.84 1,842.5159.50
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 20.7 0.00 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,382.8 1.99 11,468.2-0.74
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 25.0 0.00 10.2144.47
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 27.6 0.00 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 119.0 0.02 5.02,296.90
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 1,100.7 0.19 1,519.3-27.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 526.0 0.09 134.9290.06
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 52.7 0.01 158.3-66.72
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 728.0 0.13 1,782.8-59.16
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 103,136.9 18.02 49,724.8107.42
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce