US trade with Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 25, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Luxembourg

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Luxembourg was $346.8 million, down 43.96% ($272.0 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $239.0 million, down 51.41% ($252.8 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $107.8 million, down 15.11% ($19.2 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $131.2 million, a 64.04% decrease ($233.6 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Luxembourg was the US 84th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 72nd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0370% of US total trade (down from 0.0707% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Luxembourg was the US 80th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 55th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0642% of US total exports (down from 0.1415% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Luxembourg was the US 91st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 86th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0191% of US total imports (down from 0.0241% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Luxembourg

The major share of US exports to Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 43.95% of US total exports to Luxembourg (62.96% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 20.54% of US total exports to Luxembourg (5.44% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.02% of US total exports to Luxembourg (8.89% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.13% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.50% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.24% of US total exports to Luxembourg (0.80% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.72% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.43% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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) - an increase of $22.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $4.5 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3.0 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $1.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $202.7 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $55.4 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $9.5 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) - a decrease of $5.6 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $4.8 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.8 million.
US exports to Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 4.5 0.00 111.4-95.96
02 Meat and edible meat offal 194.3 0.08 237.3-18.12
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 30.9 0.01 10.1206.22
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4,693.1 1.96 6,424.0-26.94
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 27.1-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 154.0 0.06 531.6-71.03
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3.2 0.00 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6.7 0.00 40.8-83.52
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 10.5 0.00 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7.6 0.00 3.7102.65
26 Ores, slag and ash 111.8 0.05 76.745.75
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 142.0 0.06 181.9-21.96
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,510.4 1.05 12,014.9-79.11
29 Organic chemicals 8.2 0.00 13.8-40.47
30 Pharmaceutical products 167.5 0.07 76.1120.11
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 87.1 0.04 1,441.1-93.96
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 46.2 0.02 412.3-88.80
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 5.5 0.00 8.2-32.52
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 5.2 0.00 30.0-82.81
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 254.0 0.11 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 39.6 0.02 434.7-90.89
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10,778.5 4.51 6,244.672.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,440.5 2.28 6,260.0-13.09
40 Rubber and articles thereof 16,550.6 6.93 16,780.9-1.37
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 35.0 0.01 6.9409.23
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3.1 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8.4 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 10.0-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 472.9 0.20 539.5-12.36
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,314.6 0.55 94.01,299.18
50 Silk 3.5 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 148.5 0.06 202.0-26.52
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,334.0 0.56 6,172.3-78.39
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 18.5 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 81.0 0.03 88.6-8.63
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 73.0 0.03 353.1-79.31
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 13.0 0.01 21.8-40.18
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 36.2 0.02 53.9-32.79
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8.6 0.00 120.9-92.89
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 915.3 0.38 468.295.51
69 Ceramic products 38.4 0.02 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 131.5 0.06 55.1138.57
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 49,090.5 20.54 26,738.483.60
72 Iron and steel 109.2 0.05 98.211.14
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,061.2 0.44 406.3161.21
74 Copper and articles thereof 424.6 0.18 2,804.0-84.86
75 Nickel and articles thereof 51.6 0.02 52.3-1.42
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 249.3 0.10 164.851.28
79 Zinc and articles thereof 355.5 0.15 49.9612.59
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4.2 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 453.2 0.19 171.0165.08
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 243.2 0.10 182.433.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 32,377.4 13.55 29,329.910.39
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 25,608.9 10.72 31,161.6-17.82
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 19.0 0.01 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,250.8 0.94 573.2292.68
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 35,556.9 14.88 238,300.2-85.08
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 66.2-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,221.0 3.86 10,230.9-9.87
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 11.4-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 26.2 0.01 100.0-73.80
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,667.7 0.70 2,692.5-38.06
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 212.5 0.09 103.6105.02
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10.7 0.00 16.1-33.63
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 111.5 0.05 18.3509.16
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 26,504.1 11.09 81,943.5-67.66

US Imports from Luxembourg

The major share of US imports from Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 45.12% of US total imports from Luxembourg (37.25% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.18% of US total imports from Luxembourg (12.56% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.54% of US total imports from Luxembourg (15.38% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.00% of US total imports from Luxembourg (13.76% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.07% of US total imports from Luxembourg (0.21% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $10.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2.5 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1.1 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) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.8 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 $0.4 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $0.4 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $9.6 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $7.8 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $4.0 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US imports from Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 118.4 0.11 875.1-86.47
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2.3 0.00 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 125.9-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 38.1-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8.8 0.01 29.6-70.29
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9.9 0.01 8.023.31
29 Organic chemicals 4.6 0.00 203.6-97.75
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 198.2 0.18 125.557.95
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,848.8 3.57 4,595.3-16.25
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 54.5 0.05 22.5141.75
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 171.9 0.16 41.1318.57
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,818.2 6.33 10,782.4-36.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,572.4 4.24 3,757.621.68
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4.2 0.00 0.7525.08
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8.6 0.01 68.3-87.37
54 Man-made filaments 38.5 0.04 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 8,159.7 7.57 15,968.4-48.90
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 411.2 0.38 1,497.9-72.55
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.3 0.00 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 14.2 0.01 0.91,433.80
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 453.1 0.42 296.752.71
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 5.8-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 512.2 0.48 991.2-48.32
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,154.1 1.07 269.0329.04
72 Iron and steel 27,248.2 25.28 16,688.963.27
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,874.1 11.94 22,471.6-42.71
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,457.0 3.21 3,092.711.78
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2.2 0.00 1,177.8-99.81
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 626.1 0.58 546.714.52
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,425.2 4.11 3,313.933.54
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 10.1-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10,483.5 9.73 8,006.530.94
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 2,033.8 1.89 1,639.224.08
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,880.9 1.74 1,762.16.74
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 657.4 0.61 1,106.4-40.58
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,380.7 2.21 3,430.5-30.60
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 6.7 0.01 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 55.8-100.00
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 391.6 0.36 561.4-30.24
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4.2 0.00 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 93.4 0.09 78.918.41
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 448.2 0.42 2,055.9-78.20
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce