US trade with Mali in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 05, 2017

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

US Trade with Mali

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Mali totaled $18.0 million, up 27.62% ($3.9 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Mali in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $16.9 million, up 39.77% ($4.8 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Mali in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $1.1 million, down 45.08% ($0.9 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Mali in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $15.8 million, a 56.78% increase ($5.7 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Mali was the US 169th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0019% of US total trade (up from 0.0016% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Mali was the US 148th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 157th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0045% of US total exports (up from 0.0035% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Mali was the US 184th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 172nd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (down from 0.0004% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Mali

The major share of US exports to Mali 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) - 63.61% of US total exports to Mali (60.06% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.92% of US total exports to Mali (16.60% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.84% of US total exports to Mali (10.19% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.22% of US total exports to Mali (5.73% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.02% of US total exports to Mali (3.12% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Mali in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st 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 $4,202.4 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $983.0 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $762.0 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $715.8 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $418.7 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $223.9 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $217.0 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $204.4 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $200.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $191.8 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $185.7 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $121.0 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $112.3 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $88.0 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $82.5 thousand;
  • 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 $63.7 thousand.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,523.6 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $1,090.0 thousand;
  • 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 $752.1 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $633.5 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $280.3 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $56.7 thousand.
US exports to Mali 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
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 204.4 1.21 0.0
10 Cereals 762.0 4.50 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 6.6-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 338.6 2.00 138.6144.34
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 1,090.0-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 191.8 1.13 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 56.7-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 20.7 0.12 10.498.33
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 32.9 0.19 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 5.2 0.03 3.644.92
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 1,523.6-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2.8 0.02 49.3-94.37
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 88.0 0.52 0.0
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 14.9 0.09 0.0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 11.1 0.07 4.7133.65
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 22.0 0.13 60.9-63.83
39 Plastics and articles thereof 940.6 5.55 224.8318.36
40 Rubber and articles thereof 563.6 3.33 144.8289.16
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 32.7 0.19 9.9229.66
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 13.8 0.08 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 11.4-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 121.0 0.71 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 387.2 2.29 363.76.44
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4.0 0.02 3.226.98
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13.7 0.08 0.0
69 Ceramic products 25.2 0.15 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 2.6 0.02 10.0-73.57
72 Iron and steel 21.4 0.13 5.8269.46
73 Articles of iron or steel 687.9 4.06 464.048.25
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 82.5 0.49 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 385.3 2.27 199.693.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 45.7 0.27 20.7120.23
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,268.9 37.01 2,066.5203.36
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 2,844.5 16.79 3,596.5-20.91
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 471.3 2.78 1,104.8-57.34
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 119.7 0.71 400.0-70.08
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 23.7-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,070.1 6.32 87.11,129.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 242.4 1.43 25.5851.65
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 114.5 0.68 50.8125.43
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 112.3 0.66 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 56.9 0.34 6.4792.51

US Imports from Mali

The major share of US imports from Mali 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) - 27.44% of US total imports from Mali (21.09% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 27.24% of US total imports from Mali (0.61% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.74% of US total imports from Mali (14.22% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.90% of US total imports from Mali (1.67% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.29% of US total imports from Mali (1.79% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $281.6 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $34.4 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $25.0 thousand;
  • Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork (HS code 46) - an increase of $6.7 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $6.2 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $5.9 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $5.0 thousand.

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

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $899.5 thousand;
  • 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 $122.1 thousand;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $106.2 thousand;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - a decrease of $40.1 thousand;
  • 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 $33.1 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $10.5 thousand;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - a decrease of $4.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $3.6 thousand.
US imports from Mali 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
(%)
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 27.3 2.45 2.31,101.06
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5.0 0.45 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 176.1 15.84 282.3-37.63
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 10.5-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2.2 0.20 0.6257.24
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9.4 0.85 7.428.03
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 11.7 1.06 5.0133.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 281.6 25.33 0.0
52 Cotton 4.9 0.44 4.58.99
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 2.8 0.25 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1.4 0.13 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5.9 0.53 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 18.2 1.64 12.151.10
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10.1 0.91 12.9-21.55
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3.2 0.29 36.3-91.21
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10.6 0.95 10.42.30
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 294.4 26.48 416.6-29.32
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 12.4 1.12 52.6-76.34
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 0.3 0.02 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 34.4 3.09 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 126.0 11.34 1,025.5-87.71
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce