US trade with Madagascar in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 16, 2017

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

US Trade with Madagascar

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Madagascar totaled $221.1 million, up 82.40% ($99.9 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Madagascar in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $10.1 million, down 3.25% ($0.3 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Madagascar in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $211.0 million, up 90.45% ($100.2 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Madagascar in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $200.9 million, a 100.17% increase ($100.5 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Madagascar was the US 99th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 111th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0224% of US total trade (up from 0.0131% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Madagascar was the US 165th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 164th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0026% of US total exports (down from 0.0029% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Madagascar was the US 79th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 91st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0351% of US total imports (up from 0.0197% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Madagascar

The major share of US exports to Madagascar 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) - 73.46% of US total exports to Madagascar (38.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.75% of US total exports to Madagascar (18.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.61% of US total exports to Madagascar (11.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.45% of US total exports to Madagascar (1.16% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.84% of US total exports to Madagascar (5.93% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.31% of US total exports to Madagascar (15.28% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3.6 million;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $0.2 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 $0.1 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $0.1 million.

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

  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US exports to Madagascar 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
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 22.6 0.22 18.124.96
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 102.7-100.00
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 550.3-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 536.5-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 238.2-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 8.2 0.08 140.5-94.14
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 5.6-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 19.9-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 6.7-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6.0 0.06 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 15.3 0.15 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 166.2 1.65 141.617.37
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 9.9-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 34.8 0.35 443.8-92.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 843.7 8.37 1,199.6-29.67
40 Rubber and articles thereof 117.9 1.17 110.27.06
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 11.1 0.11 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4.4 0.04 13.9-68.56
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 60.5 0.60 126.6-52.25
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 19.5 0.19 477.2-95.92
55 Man-made staple fibers 4.5 0.04 594.4-99.24
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 21.9 0.22 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 8.5 0.08 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 157.1 1.56 97.161.81
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 49.4 0.49 66.0-25.17
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 380.9 3.78 374.61.67
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 29.6 0.29 19.452.88
65 Headgear and parts thereof 13.7 0.14 0.0
69 Ceramic products 5.5 0.06 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 23.0 0.23 47.4-51.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 9.7 0.10 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 19.2 0.19 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6.4 0.06 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 19.5 0.19 15.922.56
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 51.8 0.51 28.780.36
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 16.9 0.17 28.6-40.86
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,406.5 63.58 2,844.7125.21
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 279.1 2.77 153.581.84
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 0.0 0.00 11.2-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 557.8 5.54 483.815.30
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 51.1 0.51 106.6-52.06
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3.0 0.03 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 104.4 1.04 417.4-74.98
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 6.0 0.06 6.6-10.13
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 174.9 1.74 8.71,907.13
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4.2 0.04 8.1-47.65
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 20.8 0.21 8.4146.33

US Imports from Madagascar

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 65.94% of US total imports from Madagascar (48.22% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 16.60% of US total imports from Madagascar (24.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.48% of US total imports from Madagascar (15.27% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.99% of US total imports from Madagascar (6.72% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.54% of US total imports from Madagascar (3.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.66% of US total imports from Madagascar (1.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $84.1 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $6.1 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $3.8 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $2.0 million.

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

  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $0.8 million.
US imports from Madagascar 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
(%)
01 Live animals 51.5 0.02 138.0-62.66
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 8.7 0.00 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 26.4 0.01 14.088.10
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 33.9 0.02 363.7-90.69
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 130,498.8 61.86 46,428.9181.07
10 Cereals 91.3 0.04 168.7-45.86
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 54.5 0.03 183.7-70.35
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 6,648.5 3.15 3,988.766.68
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 161.1 0.08 187.6-14.10
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,506.1 0.71 1,822.1-17.34
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 45.8 0.02 111.7-58.99
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 954.1 0.45 607.657.04
26 Ores, slag and ash 9,575.8 4.54 6,841.039.98
29 Organic chemicals 249.9 0.12 86.6188.64
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 10.1-100.00
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 69.3-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,106.4 0.52 951.616.26
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 35.4-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 36.5 0.02 42.6-14.37
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 112.2 0.05 44.0154.89
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2.5 0.00 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 217.6 0.10 222.0-1.96
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.4 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 1.0 0.00 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 7.2-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 1.0 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 152.6 0.07 311.3-50.99
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 14,444.2 6.85 12,421.716.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 20,260.7 9.60 14,157.143.11
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 39.2 0.02 37.44.81
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1.2 0.00 4.4-71.50
65 Headgear and parts thereof 128.6 0.06 275.7-53.36
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.5 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6.8 0.00 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 3,246.7 1.54 3,480.4-6.71
72 Iron and steel 6.4 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 22.9 0.01 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 7,523.8 3.57 8,284.2-9.18
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 12,448.9 5.90 8,628.044.28
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 175.2 0.08 41.2324.97
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 57.7 0.03 30.987.04
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 30.2 0.01 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3.0 0.00 3.0-0.66
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 26.1 0.01 0.0
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 5.5 0.00 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 152.7 0.07 136.012.34
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 17.7 0.01 45.8-61.43
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 142.7 0.07 198.0-27.96
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce