US trade with Mozambique in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 19, 2017

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

US Trade with Mozambique

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Mozambique was $69.7 million, down 8.52% ($6.5 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Mozambique in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $31.4 million, down 37.34% ($18.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Mozambique in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $38.3 million, up 46.75% ($12.2 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade balance with Mozambique went from a surplus of $24.0 million in the 2nd quarter of 2016, to a deficit of $7.0 million in the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Mozambique was the US 134th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 125th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0071% of US total trade (down from 0.0082% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Mozambique was the US 135th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 123rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0082% of US total exports (down from 0.0138% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Mozambique was the US 116th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 120th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0064% of US total imports (up from 0.0046% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Mozambique

The major share of US exports to Mozambique 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) - 36.96% of US total exports to Mozambique (37.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 36.10% of US total exports to Mozambique (43.34% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.89% of US total exports to Mozambique (2.83% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.44% of US total exports to Mozambique (12.16% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.06% of US total exports to Mozambique (0.15% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.99% of US total exports to Mozambique (2.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1.2 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 $0.7 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $0.6 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 $0.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Mozambique in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $10.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $5.9 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $3.0 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US exports to Mozambique 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 558.6 1.78 489.314.17
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 2,080.8-100.00
10 Cereals 562.6 1.79 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 874.0 2.78 318.0174.83
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 3,028.7-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 25.8 0.08 178.0-85.51
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 23.3 0.07 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 11,310.5 36.03 21,712.9-47.91
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13.4 0.04 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 180.4 0.57 12.51,338.66
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 38.0-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6.4 0.02 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3.7 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 287.0 0.91 63.9349.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 223.7 0.71 766.9-70.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,763.4 5.62 534.6229.86
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 18.2 0.06 28.3-35.86
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9.9 0.03 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 90.0 0.29 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8.2 0.03 3.2157.42
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 37.2 0.12 29.725.15
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 25.3 0.08 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3.4 0.01 9.8-65.25
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 9.6 0.03 5.573.82
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,212.9 3.86 1,052.115.28
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 50.9-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 84.6 0.27 3.02,687.80
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
72 Iron and steel 15.6 0.05 7.5108.39
73 Articles of iron or steel 241.1 0.77 60.6297.69
74 Copper and articles thereof 641.0 2.04 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 164.4 0.52 2.75,983.17
79 Zinc and articles thereof 16.2 0.05 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 78.1 0.25 5.61,289.59
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 117.9 0.38 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,921.6 15.68 10,776.5-54.33
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 3,122.6 9.95 2,619.519.21
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 729.4 2.32 19.33,683.35
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 853.1 2.72 1,098.5-22.34
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,072.4 3.42 3,172.3-66.20
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 132.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 904.1 2.88 999.1-9.51
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 7.6 0.02 7.26.60
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 97.0 0.31 108.3-10.44
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 88.0 0.28 159.7-44.91
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 32.2 0.10 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00

US Imports from Mozambique

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 48.02% of US total imports from Mozambique (23.55% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 26.79% of US total imports from Mozambique (18.75% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 24.08% of US total imports from Mozambique (26.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.12% of US total imports from Mozambique (28.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Mozambique in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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) - an increase of $7.9 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 $5.4 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $4.3 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $0.2 million.

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $6.2 million;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $1.1 million.
US imports from Mozambique 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 35.3 0.09 27.130.54
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 463.3 1.21 158.9191.60
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 8,135.3 21.22 6,177.331.70
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 216.9 0.57 28.1671.57
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 16.1-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 384.5 1.00 413.2-6.94
26 Ores, slag and ash 10,491.7 27.36 6,153.970.49
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 7,923.8 20.66 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 36.4 0.10 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2.3 0.01 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 44.6-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 38.4 0.10 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 10,274.0 26.79 4,900.1109.67
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 46.1 0.12 6,270.4-99.26
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 1,099.4-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 22.1-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13.9 0.04 110.4-87.44
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 22.9 0.06 79.4-71.17
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 8.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 32.6-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 41.2 0.11 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 83.2 0.22 12.1586.77
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 12.7-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce