US trade with Luxembourg in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 21, 2017

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

US Trade with Luxembourg

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Luxembourg was $774.0 million, down 24.82% ($255.6 million) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Luxembourg in the first half of 2017 were $535.2 million, down 29.04% ($219.1 million) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Luxembourg in the first half of 2017 were $238.8 million, down 13.26% ($36.5 million) from the first half of 2016.

US trade surplus with Luxembourg in the first half of 2017 was $296.5 million, a 38.11% decrease ($182.6 million) over the first half of 2016.

Luxembourg was the US 83rd largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (down from 73rd in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0402% of US total trade (down from 0.0572% in the first half of 2016).

Luxembourg was the US 76th largest export market in the first half of 2017 (down from 64th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0707% of US total exports (down from 0.1061% in the first half of 2016).

Luxembourg was the US 89th largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (down from 85th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0205% of US total imports (down from 0.0253% in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Luxembourg

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 38.48% of US total exports to Luxembourg (51.43% in the first half of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 14.22% of US total exports to Luxembourg (6.36% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.69% of US total exports to Luxembourg (10.93% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.22% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.68% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.18% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.19% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.63% of US total exports to Luxembourg (2.18% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.57% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.33% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Luxembourg in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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 $28.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $12.0 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $5.4 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 $4.9 million.

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $182.9 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $24.8 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 $24.2 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $13.2 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $9.2 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $6.1 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $4.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2.8 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1.8 million.
US exports to Luxembourg in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 225.5 0.04 226.9-0.63
02 Meat and edible meat offal 521.8 0.10 519.20.50
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4.7 0.00 0.0
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 10,744.5 2.01 10,395.93.35
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 54.8-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 260.7 0.05 727.4-64.16
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3.2 0.00 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 37.4 0.01 3.31,017.44
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 31.3 0.01 678.8-95.40
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 23.0 0.00 23.3-1.34
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7.6 0.00 200.8-96.23
26 Ores, slag and ash 111.8 0.02 76.745.75
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 283.7 0.05 295.2-3.89
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,841.0 0.53 27,084.2-89.51
29 Organic chemicals 11.5 0.00 41.1-72.07
30 Pharmaceutical products 297.5 0.06 208.742.52
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 123.4 0.02 1,454.6-91.52
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 207.6 0.04 457.6-54.63
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 42.1 0.01 10.7292.21
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 394.6 0.07 7.84,963.21
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 78.5 0.01 683.9-88.52
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 22,897.9 4.28 10,920.5109.68
39 Plastics and articles thereof 11,799.4 2.20 12,421.8-5.01
40 Rubber and articles thereof 34,592.8 6.46 29,156.818.64
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 52.9 0.01 26.996.39
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3.1 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 18.4 0.00 0.0
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 13.6-100.00
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 1,102.2 0.21 1,022.77.77
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,225.3 0.42 15,392.5-85.54
50 Silk 3.5 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 270.0 0.05 242.411.39
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,398.8 0.45 8,465.2-71.66
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 18.5 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 97.5 0.02 352.8-72.37
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16.7 0.00 3.3406.07
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 156.7 0.03 629.1-75.10
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 29.1 0.01 66.7-56.32
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 36.2 0.01 151.9-76.13
65 Headgear and parts thereof 28.2 0.01 120.9-76.70
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,716.0 0.32 1,152.648.88
69 Ceramic products 82.3 0.02 19.0332.19
70 Glass and glassware 209.0 0.04 508.5-58.90
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 76,115.6 14.22 47,942.758.76
72 Iron and steel 229.4 0.04 192.918.94
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,567.5 0.29 1,204.930.09
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,139.9 0.21 5,368.5-78.77
75 Nickel and articles thereof 105.2 0.02 95.410.34
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 744.7 0.14 717.83.75
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,112.9 0.21 197.0464.92
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 362.0 0.07 213.169.87
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 634.6 0.12 673.1-5.71
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 395.2 0.07 294.334.31
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 55,005.7 10.28 54,036.91.79
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 55,080.1 10.29 50,150.29.83
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 148.6 0.03 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,454.4 0.65 5,289.7-34.70
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 70,995.0 13.26 253,909.1-72.04
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 434.1-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 21,272.6 3.97 24,095.8-11.72
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5.5 0.00 32.8-83.23
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 62.3 0.01 178.9-65.19
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,068.5 0.39 11,235.8-81.59
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 1,176.1 0.22 281.9317.25
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 20.2 0.00 227.5-91.12
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 136.7 0.03 23.1491.91
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 133,320.5 24.91 158,168.9-15.71

US Imports from Luxembourg

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 46.76% of US total imports from Luxembourg (37.57% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.32% of US total imports from Luxembourg (16.52% in the first half of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.58% of US total imports from Luxembourg (12.11% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 7.64% of US total imports from Luxembourg (13.74% in the first half of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.42% of US total imports from Luxembourg (3.42% in the first half of 2016).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $15.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $4.4 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - 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 $1.8 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Luxembourg in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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 $17.5 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $6.6 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 $6.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $3.6 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $2.7 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $2.3 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $2.0 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1.9 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1.8 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $0.8 million.
US imports from Luxembourg in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 118.4 0.05 875.1-86.47
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 16.8 0.01 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 345.7 0.14 125.9174.68
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 38.1-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 126.6 0.05 113.611.46
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9.9 0.00 10.1-1.92
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 29.0 0.01 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 4.6 0.00 1,816.0-99.75
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 359.1 0.15 215.266.87
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 9,665.3 4.05 11,657.9-17.09
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 62.9 0.03 43.644.36
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 398.9 0.17 65.7506.77
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17,323.6 7.26 20,925.7-17.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 11,121.9 4.66 10,744.23.52
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 25.2 0.01 20.722.09
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 0.02 42.7-5.64
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 20.0 0.01 110.4-81.93
54 Man-made filaments 112.9 0.05 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 17,224.5 7.21 34,728.9-50.40
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 735.3 0.31 3,057.8-75.95
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 18.4 0.01 6.0205.46
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.8 0.00 14.0-80.21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4.7 0.00 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 71.3 0.03 3.22,108.52
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
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 0.03 4.01,458.12
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 617.5 0.26 828.2-25.43
69 Ceramic products 4.7 0.00 20.0-76.69
70 Glass and glassware 1,314.6 0.55 2,186.7-39.88
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,386.3 1.42 9,427.8-64.08
72 Iron and steel 54,950.4 23.01 39,741.938.27
73 Articles of iron or steel 39,770.3 16.66 46,345.1-14.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 7,385.7 3.09 4,908.950.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 9.6 0.00 1,904.8-99.50
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 850.4 0.36 3,590.1-76.31
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8,661.2 3.63 6,910.925.33
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 18.1 0.01 10.180.44
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,824.8 9.56 18,428.323.86
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 4,195.7 1.76 3,709.813.10
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,871.3 1.62 4,253.6-8.99
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 888.8 0.37 1,656.2-46.34
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,415.1 2.27 5,296.32.24
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 6.7 0.00 8.8-24.20
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 10.0-100.00
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 780.5 0.33 1,018.3-23.35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 118.2 0.05 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 155.8 0.07 119.630.29
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 833.7 0.35 2,060.5-59.54
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce