US trade with Mozambique in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 30, 2017

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

US Trade with Mozambique

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Mozambique totaled $65.6 million, up 20.12% ($11.0 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Mozambique in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $36.7 million, up 35.87% ($9.7 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Mozambique in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $28.9 million, up 4.71% ($1.3 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade balance with Mozambique went from a deficit of $0.6 million in the 1st quarter of 2016, to a surplus of $7.8 million in the 1st quarter of 2017.

Mozambique was the US 132nd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 131st in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0070% of US total trade (up from 0.0062% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Mozambique was the US 127th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 132nd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0098% of US total exports (up from 0.0078% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Mozambique was the US 116th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 117th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0051% of US total imports (down from 0.0052% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Mozambique

The major share of US exports to Mozambique in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 32.36% of US total exports to Mozambique (6.59% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 30.78% of US total exports to Mozambique (44.65% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 22.01% of US total exports to Mozambique (40.08% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.01% of US total exports to Mozambique (2.58% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.23% of US total exports to Mozambique (2.39% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.01% of US total exports to Mozambique (1.45% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $8.7 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 $3.0 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $2.4 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • 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 $0.2 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.2 million.

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $2.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $0.2 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 $0.1 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US exports to Mozambique 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 310.8 0.85 505.2-38.48
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 43.4 0.12 59.5-27.00
10 Cereals 9,527.2 25.97 846.71,025.21
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 399.7 1.09 344.216.13
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 11.7 0.03 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,578.1 4.30 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 24.3-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3.5 0.01 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,068.9 22.00 10,821.0-25.43
29 Organic chemicals 17.1 0.05 69.3-75.26
30 Pharmaceutical products 17.2 0.05 69.0-75.14
31 Fertilizers 20.8 0.06 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 15.7 0.04 4.4259.28
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 3.0 0.01 11.2-73.49
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 38.2 0.10 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 35.1 0.10 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 67.8 0.18 82.6-18.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 694.4 1.89 456.152.23
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,394.0 6.53 3.079,700.83
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 29.2 0.08 16.478.52
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 185.6-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 43.5 0.12 55.1-21.15
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3.1 0.01 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13.6 0.04 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 702.6 1.92 316.9121.70
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 17.3 0.05 75.3-77.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 13.5 0.04 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 81.5 0.22 299.9-72.83
74 Copper and articles thereof 11.9 0.03 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 483.8 1.32 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3.6 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 229.3 0.63 345.6-33.64
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6.0 0.02 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,185.8 8.69 5,651.1-43.63
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 3,809.5 10.39 842.7352.03
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 261.4 0.71 14.21,745.72
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,680.2 7.31 1,546.173.35
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,021.6 2.79 3,439.2-70.30
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 41.6-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 330.2 0.90 519.7-36.46
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
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 2.9 0.01 124.5-97.69
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8.5 0.02 0.0

US Imports from Mozambique

The major share of US imports from Mozambique in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 64.96% of US total imports from Mozambique (31.71% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 19.06% of US total imports from Mozambique (43.11% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.10% of US total imports from Mozambique (17.80% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of US total imports from Mozambique (4.94% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Mozambique in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter 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 $10.0 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $0.4 million.

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $6.4 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1.3 million.
US imports from Mozambique 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
(%)
01 Live animals 37.6 0.13 10.0275.83
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 570.6 1.97 121.8368.59
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,175.2 10.99 4,477.6-29.09
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 39.8-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 9.0-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 188.5 0.65 175.07.70
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 101.6 0.35 79.328.15
26 Ores, slag and ash 5,508.2 19.06 11,893.9-53.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3.8 0.01 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 4.7 0.02 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 43.9 0.15 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 15.5 0.05 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.8 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 86.5-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 18.5 0.06 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 18,769.4 64.96 8,750.9114.49
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 1,364.1-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 58.9 0.20 25.5130.53
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 43.6 0.15 36.519.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 16.4-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 11.7 0.04 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 6.9 0.02 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3.8 0.01 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 20.7 0.07 7.7169.67
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce