US trade (export - import) with Mozambique in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Mozambique in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Mozambique

In 2013, US trade with Mozambique was $380.5 million, down 2.69% ($10.5 million) from 2012.

US exports to Mozambique in 2013 were $303.0 million, down 13.82% ($48.6 million) from 2012.

US imports from Mozambique in 2013 totaled $77.4 million, up 96.75% ($38.1 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Mozambique in 2013 was $225.6 million, a 27.76% decrease ($86.7 million) over 2012.

Mozambique was the US 126th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 125th in 2012), accounting for 0.0097% of US total trade (down from 0.0101% in 2012).

Mozambique was the US 119th largest export market in 2013 (down from 109th in 2012), accounting for 0.0192% of US total exports (down from 0.0228% in 2012).

Mozambique was the US 126th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 145th in 2012), accounting for 0.0033% of US total imports (up from 0.0017% in 2012).

US Exports to Mozambique

The major share of US exports to Mozambique in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.98% of US total exports to Mozambique (30.67% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 29.14% of US total exports to Mozambique (30.82% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.66% of US total exports to Mozambique (11.13% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.21% of US total exports to Mozambique (14.27% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.99% of US total exports to Mozambique (7.75% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.09% of US total exports to Mozambique (2.67% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Mozambique in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $8.2 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $4.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $3.3 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 $3.2 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $1.0 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Mozambique in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $22.4 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $19.9 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $12.4 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $6.7 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3.3 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $2.6 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2.2 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2.0 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) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1.0 million.
US exports to Mozambique in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,891.1 0.62 2,794.0-32.31
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 769.6 0.25 117.6554.41
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 832.7 0.27 3,456.3-75.91
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 28.8-100.00
10 Cereals 5,565.3 1.84 27,973.1-80.10
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6,720.3 2.22 3,999.968.01
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 196.2 0.06 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 40.6-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 15,977.1 5.27 11,392.540.24
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,682.7 0.56 321.7423.12
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 39.7-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 147.7 0.05 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 198.9 0.07 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 189.8 0.06 350.5-45.85
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 88,108.3 29.08 107,999.9-18.42
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 92.7 0.03 269.7-65.61
29 Organic chemicals 508.0 0.17 2,780.2-81.73
30 Pharmaceutical products 323.6 0.11 45.0619.06
31 Fertilizers 27.9 0.01 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 185.9 0.06 119.355.85
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 668.0 0.22 397.668.00
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 788.7 0.26 1,523.1-48.22
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 131.0 0.04 92.541.60
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 22.9 0.01 224.8-89.81
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 34.2-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,583.1 1.84 6,324.3-11.72
39 Plastics and articles thereof 769.5 0.25 2,757.0-72.09
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,016.7 1.99 12,669.4-52.51
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 311.5 0.10 141.3120.45
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 48.7 0.02 66.0-26.15
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 214.5 0.07 357.4-39.97
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 27.6-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 79.7 0.03 11.4598.87
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16.8 0.01 29.0-42.04
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 62.5 0.02 81.2-23.05
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 8,157.8 2.69 8,429.3-3.22
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 956.5 0.32 797.619.92
65 Headgear and parts thereof 80.3 0.03 3.91,964.56
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 6.8 0.00 3.2115.38
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 11.7 0.00 22.8-48.79
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 20.7-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 709.1 0.23 148.2378.45
72 Iron and steel 38.1 0.01 29.628.73
73 Articles of iron or steel 32,178.1 10.62 35,452.9-9.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 58.7 0.02 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 16.0 0.01 6.2159.27
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 231.5 0.08 459.6-49.62
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 58.1 0.02 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,688.9 0.89 3,042.6-11.62
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 51.5 0.02 147.8-65.16
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 47,770.5 15.76 49,928.6-4.32
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 8,358.6 2.76 5,142.062.55
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 9,503.0 3.14 1,331.2613.85
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 25,369.5 8.37 37,819.2-32.92
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 10,921.7 3.60 7,589.543.91
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 119.5 0.04 154.8-22.78
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,002.1 3.30 5,881.870.05
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 28.0 0.01 68.0-58.86
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 1,778.8 0.59 2,846.0-37.50
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,222.8 0.40 222.3450.06
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10.0 0.00 41.2-75.71
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4,557.5 1.50 5,547.7-17.85

US Imports from Mozambique

The major share of US imports from Mozambique in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 46.32% of US total imports from Mozambique (41.43% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 26.87% of US total imports from Mozambique (35.46% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 23.34% of US total imports from Mozambique (14.56% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of US total imports from Mozambique (1.74% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Mozambique in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $19.6 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) - an increase of $12.3 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $4.0 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $2.9 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 $0.2 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Mozambique in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US imports from Mozambique in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
01 Live animals 27.9 0.04 80.8-65.50
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 56.0 0.07 200.9-72.12
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 9.1 0.01 79.7-88.64
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 14,265.0 18.42 11,398.525.15
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 923.2 1.19 897.72.84
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 87.2 0.11 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 182.0 0.23 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 28.0-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5,259.3 6.79 1,272.5313.31
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3.6 0.00 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 35,863.3 46.31 16,302.7119.98
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 74.4-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 134.6 0.17 37.3260.97
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 7.7-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2.5 0.00 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 1.1-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 21.5-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 18,070.2 23.34 5,731.4215.28
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 683.9-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 176.4 0.23 53.1232.04
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 294.3 0.38 47.4521.36
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 36.3 0.05 92.8-60.87
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3.6 0.00 3.115.65
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
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 30.3 0.04 11.3168.68
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 21.1 0.03 13.555.87
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,990.9 2.57 2,310.3-13.83
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce