US trade (export - import) with Mozambique in 2016

Published or Updated: May 03, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Mozambique in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Mozambique

In 2016, US trade with Mozambique was $260.6 million, down 28.07% ($101.7 million) from 2015.

US exports to Mozambique in 2016 were $146.9 million, down 44.46% ($117.6 million) from 2015.

US imports from Mozambique in 2016 totaled $113.6 million, up 16.28% ($15.9 million) from 2015.

US trade surplus with Mozambique in 2016 was $33.3 million, a 80.04% decrease ($133.5 million) over 2015.

Mozambique was the US 135th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 123rd in 2015), accounting for 0.0070% of US total trade (down from 0.0095% in 2015).

Mozambique was the US 134th largest export market in 2016 (down from 114th in 2015), accounting for 0.0101% of US total exports (down from 0.0176% in 2015).

Mozambique was the US 119th largest supplier in 2016 (up from 124th in 2015), accounting for 0.0051% of US total imports (up from 0.0042% in 2015).

US Exports to Mozambique

The major share of US exports to Mozambique in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 38.90% of US total exports to Mozambique (15.28% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.08% of US total exports to Mozambique (71.14% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.42% of US total exports to Mozambique (3.53% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.58% of US total exports to Mozambique (2.13% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.37% of US total exports to Mozambique (2.75% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.69% of US total exports to Mozambique (2.75% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Mozambique in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $16,912.4 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $8,848.6 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $6,406.9 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $4,971.2 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,470.8 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,180.2 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $713.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $641.5 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $520.3 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $499.9 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Mozambique in 2016 over 2015 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) - a decrease of $100,197.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $24,384.7 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 $10,037.9 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $6,312.1 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $5,145.8 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $2,272.4 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,903.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,776.3 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $1,756.0 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1,572.2 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $1,496.7 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $1,099.0 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $721.8 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $694.9 thousand.
US exports to Mozambique in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,132.3 1.45 1,612.032.28
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 59.5 0.04 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5,429.1 3.69 457.91,085.68
10 Cereals 9,960.7 6.78 1,112.1795.66
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,457.1 0.99 957.252.22
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 118.0-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 32.7-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,208.9 2.86 3,028.838.96
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 1,756.0-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 888.2 0.60 246.7260.01
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 22.6-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 176.2-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 57,169.9 38.90 40,257.442.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 14.1 0.01 91.9-84.66
29 Organic chemicals 84.5 0.06 806.3-89.52
30 Pharmaceutical products 107.0 0.07 207.1-48.33
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 31.5-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 23.1 0.02 137.6-83.20
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6.9 0.00 46.9-85.28
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 78.6 0.05 167.6-53.10
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 6.2 0.00 52.7-88.16
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 418.5 0.28 2,194.9-80.93
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,042.4 1.39 571.6257.31
40 Rubber and articles thereof 703.5 0.48 2,975.9-76.36
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 137.2 0.09 88.455.23
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 21.8 0.01 7.7181.31
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 204.6 0.14 82.2148.96
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 146.4 0.10 139.05.29
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 26.9-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 13.8 0.01 30.5-54.89
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 12.0-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 22.6 0.02 12.778.06
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,533.8 2.40 4,632.8-23.72
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 199.8 0.14 894.6-77.67
65 Headgear and parts thereof 14.5 0.01 5.4168.09
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 8.3-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9.3 0.01 28.8-67.64
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 29.0-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 23.1 0.02 32.7-29.31
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 22.8 0.02 0.0
72 Iron and steel 26.9 0.02 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 709.5 0.48 7,021.6-89.90
74 Copper and articles thereof 358.0 0.24 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 764.9 0.52 51.91,375.06
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 573.8 0.39 180.7217.59
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 46.2 0.03 24.489.83
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 26,495.2 18.03 31,641.0-16.26
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 6,801.4 4.63 16,839.3-59.61
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 849.0 0.58 101,046.4-99.16
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,026.7 2.74 28,411.4-85.83
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 11,385.4 7.75 4,978.5128.69
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 205.8 0.14 133.154.63
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,253.1 2.21 5,157.0-36.92
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 14.0 0.01 70.8-80.17
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 22.3-100.00
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 269.7 0.18 693.4-61.11
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 162.3 0.11 242.5-33.09
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 8.5 0.01 1,505.2-99.44
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,858.0 1.26 3,430.2-45.83

US Imports from Mozambique

The major share of US imports from Mozambique in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 34.06% of US total imports from Mozambique (42.42% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 28.80% of US total imports from Mozambique (27.53% in 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 25.68% of US total imports from Mozambique (23.57% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.83% of US total imports from Mozambique (0.00% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Mozambique in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $8,940.6 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $8,893.4 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) - an increase of $6,150.8 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $2,296.1 thousand;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $1,786.1 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,229.6 thousand;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $1,099.4 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $371.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Mozambique in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $11,679.7 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $3,205.0 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 $370.8 thousand.
US imports from Mozambique in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 85.3 0.08 32.0166.49
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,302.2 1.15 72.61,694.04
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 18.4 0.02 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 19,462.8 17.13 17,166.813.38
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 250.9 0.22 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 52.3 0.05 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 10,192.6 8.97 8,406.521.25
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,276.0 1.12 905.041.01
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11.8 0.01 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 79.3 0.07 321.3-75.31
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 11.7-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 29,768.4 26.19 41,448.1-28.18
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,940.6 7.87 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 11.3 0.01 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 1.2-100.00
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 105.3 0.09 24.1336.29
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 14.7 0.01 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 10.7 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 86.5 0.08 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 29,186.2 25.68 23,035.426.70
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 8,893.4 7.83 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,099.4 0.97 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 16.4 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 22.1 0.02 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 200.6 0.18 393.8-49.06
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 115.8 0.10 486.6-76.20
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 12.7 0.01 14.4-12.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 84.1 0.07 21.1299.42
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 66.4 0.06 37.278.69
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 170.5 0.15 32.3427.25
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,111.3 1.86 5,316.3-60.29
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce