US trade with Luxembourg in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 10, 2017

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

US Trade with Luxembourg

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Luxembourg totaled $427.2 million, up 3.99% ($16.4 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Luxembourg in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $296.3 million, up 12.85% ($33.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Luxembourg in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $131.0 million, down 11.68% ($17.3 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Luxembourg in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $165.3 million, a 44.71% increase ($51.1 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Luxembourg was the US 82nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 83rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0433% of US total trade (down from 0.0444% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Luxembourg was the US 73rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 77th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0770% of US total exports (up from 0.0722% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Luxembourg was the US 88th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 83rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0218% of US total imports (down from 0.0264% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Luxembourg

The major share of US exports to Luxembourg 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) - 34.07% of US total exports to Luxembourg (29.81% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.62% of US total exports to Luxembourg (14.76% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 9.12% of US total exports to Luxembourg (8.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.29% of US total exports to Luxembourg (2.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.13% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.92% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.52% of US total exports to Luxembourg (6.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.45% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.15% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $30.6 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $19.8 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 $10.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $7.4 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 $5.8 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $5.7 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $2.1 million.

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

  • 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 $14.7 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $14.4 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $8.1 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3.5 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $1.8 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.8 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $1.2 million.
US exports to Luxembourg 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
(%)
01 Live animals 221.0 0.07 115.591.34
02 Meat and edible meat offal 327.5 0.11 282.016.17
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4.7 0.00 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,051.4 2.04 3,971.952.36
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 27.8-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 106.7 0.04 195.8-45.53
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 37.4 0.01 3.31,017.44
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 24.5 0.01 638.0-96.16
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 12.5 0.00 23.3-46.32
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 197.0-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 141.8 0.05 113.325.11
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 330.6 0.11 15,069.3-97.81
29 Organic chemicals 3.3 0.00 27.3-88.10
30 Pharmaceutical products 130.0 0.04 132.6-2.01
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 36.3 0.01 13.5168.86
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 161.4 0.05 45.3256.71
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 36.6 0.01 2.61,332.28
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 140.6 0.05 7.81,703.79
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 38.9 0.01 249.2-84.38
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 12,119.4 4.09 4,675.9159.19
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,358.9 2.15 6,161.83.20
40 Rubber and articles thereof 18,042.2 6.09 12,375.945.79
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 17.9 0.01 20.1-10.82
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9.9 0.00 0.0
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 13.6-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 629.3 0.21 483.230.25
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 910.7 0.31 15,298.6-94.05
54 Man-made filaments 121.5 0.04 40.3201.23
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,064.8 0.36 2,292.9-53.56
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 16.5 0.01 264.1-93.76
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16.7 0.01 3.3406.07
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 83.6 0.03 276.0-69.71
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 16.1 0.01 44.9-64.15
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 97.9-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 19.6 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 800.6 0.27 684.416.98
69 Ceramic products 43.9 0.01 19.0130.36
70 Glass and glassware 77.5 0.03 453.4-82.91
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 27,025.1 9.12 21,204.327.45
72 Iron and steel 120.3 0.04 94.727.02
73 Articles of iron or steel 506.3 0.17 798.7-36.61
74 Copper and articles thereof 715.3 0.24 2,564.4-72.10
75 Nickel and articles thereof 53.6 0.02 43.024.65
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 495.4 0.17 553.0-10.41
79 Zinc and articles thereof 757.3 0.26 147.1414.84
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 357.7 0.12 213.167.88
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 181.5 0.06 502.1-63.86
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 152.0 0.05 111.835.97
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,628.2 7.64 24,707.0-8.41
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 29,471.2 9.95 18,988.755.20
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 129.6 0.04 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,203.6 0.41 4,716.5-74.48
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 35,438.2 11.96 15,608.9127.04
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 367.9-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,051.6 4.07 13,865.0-13.08
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5.5 0.00 21.4-74.31
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 36.1 0.01 78.9-54.28
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 400.8 0.14 8,543.3-95.31
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 963.6 0.33 178.2440.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 9.5 0.00 211.4-95.49
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 25.2 0.01 4.8426.09
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 106,816.4 36.05 76,225.440.13

US Imports from Luxembourg

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 48.11% of US total imports from Luxembourg (37.83% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.79% of US total imports from Luxembourg (17.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.09% of US total imports from Luxembourg (11.73% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 7.34% of US total imports from Luxembourg (13.73% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.70% of US total imports from Luxembourg (6.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $4.6 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3.0 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1.9 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.6 million.

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

  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $9.7 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 $6.9 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $2.8 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - 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 $1.2 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US imports from Luxembourg 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
(%)
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 14.4 0.01 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 345.7 0.26 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 117.8 0.09 83.940.32
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 2.1-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 29.0 0.02 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 1,612.5-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 160.9 0.12 89.779.37
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,816.5 4.44 7,062.6-17.64
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 8.5 0.01 21.1-59.82
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 226.9 0.17 24.7820.26
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,505.4 8.02 10,143.33.57
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,549.5 5.00 6,986.6-6.26
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 21.1 0.02 20.05.34
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 13.3-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 40.3 0.03 38.15.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 11.3 0.01 42.1-73.10
54 Man-made filaments 74.4 0.06 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9,064.7 6.92 18,760.5-51.68
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 17.2-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 324.0 0.25 1,559.9-79.23
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 18.4 0.01 5.5233.90
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.8 0.00 11.4-75.82
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4.4 0.00 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 57.1 0.04 2.32,378.70
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.7 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 61.7 0.05 4.01,458.12
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 164.5 0.13 531.5-69.05
69 Ceramic products 4.7 0.00 14.2-67.20
70 Glass and glassware 802.4 0.61 1,195.5-32.88
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,232.2 1.70 9,158.8-75.63
72 Iron and steel 27,702.2 21.15 23,053.020.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 26,896.2 20.53 23,873.512.66
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,928.7 3.00 1,816.3116.31
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7.4 0.01 727.0-98.99
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 224.4 0.17 3,043.4-92.63
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,236.0 3.23 3,597.017.77
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 18.1 0.01 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,341.3 9.42 10,421.818.42
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 2,161.8 1.65 2,070.64.41
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,990.4 1.52 2,491.4-20.11
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 231.4 0.18 549.8-57.91
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,034.4 2.32 1,865.862.64
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 10.0-100.00
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 388.9 0.30 456.9-14.88
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 114.0 0.09 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 62.4 0.05 40.753.30
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 385.5 0.29 4.68,354.23
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce