US trade with Niger in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 30, 2017

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

US Trade with Niger

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Niger was $7.4 million, down 43.51% ($5.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Niger in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $6.0 million, down 42.30% ($4.4 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Niger in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $1.4 million, down 48.16% ($1.3 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Niger in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $4.6 million, a 40.24% decrease ($3.1 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Niger was the US 182nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 170th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0007% of US total trade (down from 0.0014% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Niger was the US 174th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 166th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0016% of US total exports (down from 0.0028% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Niger was the US 181st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 165th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (down from 0.0005% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Niger

The major share of US exports to Niger 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) - 68.55% of US total exports to Niger (57.51% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.14% of US total exports to Niger (0.81% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.74% of US total exports to Niger (16.62% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.45% of US total exports to Niger (4.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.31% of US total exports to Niger (6.36% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $443.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $131.2 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $63.5 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $53.0 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $51.2 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $38.1 thousand;
  • 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 $26.0 thousand.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,235.2 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $937.7 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) - a decrease of $419.0 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $400.5 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $252.2 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $179.6 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 $174.6 thousand;
  • Photographic or cinematographic goods (HS code 37) - a decrease of $173.3 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $157.4 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $133.0 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $95.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $59.4 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $50.2 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $49.9 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $48.3 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $48.1 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $47.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $34.5 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $19.6 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $18.3 thousand.
US exports to Niger 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 0.0 0.00 50.2-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 49.9-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 48.3-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 179.6-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 137.8 2.31 172.3-20.03
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 157.4-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 51.2 0.86 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 52.5 0.88 147.9-64.52
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 47.8-100.00
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 13.6 0.23 11.616.90
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 173.3-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 131.2 2.20 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 76.8 1.29 38.798.45
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 8.4-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 13.1 0.22 2.9358.81
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 9.0-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2.7 0.04 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 4.1-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13.2 0.22 32.8-59.77
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 469.5 7.87 26.11,700.86
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 16.0-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
69 Ceramic products 63.5 1.07 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 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 18.3-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 312.0 5.23 1,249.7-75.03
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 33.2 0.56 285.4-88.37
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 44.8 0.75 92.9-51.83
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 12.1 0.20 71.4-83.07
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,325.4 22.22 2,560.6-48.24
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 465.3 7.80 639.9-27.29
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 26.0 0.44 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 168.7 2.83 161.14.72
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,679.9 28.16 1,812.9-7.34
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 53.0 0.89 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 370.7 6.21 771.1-51.93
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 5.5 0.09 4.326.15
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 220.3 3.69 639.3-65.54
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3.6 0.06 14.7-75.55
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00

US Imports from Niger

The major share of US imports from Niger 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) - 7.36% of US total imports from Niger (7.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.61% of US total imports from Niger (1.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.92% of US total imports from Niger (3.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of US total imports from Niger (3.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $150.5 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $65.4 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $37.3 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $34.0 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $6.4 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 $5.8 thousand.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $88.9 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $49.9 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $44.6 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $40.9 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 $31.0 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $19.9 thousand;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $13.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $12.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $6.8 thousand.
US imports from Niger 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
(%)
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 49.9-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 40.9-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 13.4-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3.9 0.28 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 12.2-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.6 0.04 45.2-98.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 50.0 3.59 12.7293.20
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2.9 0.21 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2.8 0.20 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.2 0.23 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1.4 0.10 0.6139.30
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3.6 0.26 5.6-35.25
73 Articles of iron or steel 12.7 0.91 6.499.83
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 19.9-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 65.4 4.69 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 6.8-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 36.7 2.64 125.6-70.76
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 29.2 2.09 60.2-51.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 36.6 2.63 2.61,320.78
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 19.2 1.38 13.443.15
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 150.5 10.81 0.0
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce