US trade (export - import) with Senegal in 2015

Published or Updated: Feb 19, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Senegal in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Senegal

In 2015, US trade with Senegal totaled $271.6 million, up 36.44% ($72.5 million) from 2014.

US exports to Senegal in 2015 totaled $196.9 million, up 14.08% ($24.3 million) from 2014.

US imports from Senegal in 2015 totaled $74.7 million, up 182.32% ($48.2 million) from 2014.

US trade surplus with Senegal in 2015 was $122.2 million, a 16.39% decrease ($23.9 million) over 2014.

Senegal was the US 133rd largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 146th in 2014), accounting for 0.0071% of US total trade (up from 0.0049% in 2014).

Senegal was the US 125th largest export market in 2015 (up from 134th in 2014), accounting for 0.0131% of US total exports (up from 0.0107% in 2014).

Senegal was the US 131st largest supplier in 2015 (up from 153rd in 2014), accounting for 0.0032% of US total imports (up from 0.0011% in 2014).

US Exports to Senegal

The major share of US exports to Senegal in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 40.60% of US total exports to Senegal (49.44% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 19.70% of US total exports to Senegal (0.03% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.91% of US total exports to Senegal (17.86% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 7.05% of US total exports to Senegal (8.38% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.85% of US total exports to Senegal (13.45% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.35% of US total exports to Senegal (1.17% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.72% of US total exports to Senegal (4.16% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Senegal in 2015 over 2014 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 $38.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7.1 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $3.4 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3.2 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $0.8 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Senegal in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $10.3 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $8.4 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $5.2 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $3.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2.0 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $1.9 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $0.7 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 $0.6 million.
US exports to Senegal in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
01 Live animals 52.7 0.03 62.1-15.16
02 Meat and edible meat offal 142.7 0.07 455.6-68.67
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 545.7-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6.3 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 151.0 0.08 59.7152.80
10 Cereals 98.4 0.05 8,541.7-98.85
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 24.6 0.01 5,227.1-99.53
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 14.7-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7,396.4 3.76 4,046.382.80
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 33.4 0.02 82.0-59.31
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 44.8 0.02 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 357.3 0.18 87.4308.85
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,785.5 0.91 936.690.64
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 699.0 0.36 1,271.0-45.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 30.2 0.02 35.4-14.77
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 35.0-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 701.7 0.36 1,816.0-61.36
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 8.4-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 38,792.6 19.70 36.8105,308.84
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 223.9 0.11 203.510.04
29 Organic chemicals 283.2 0.14 139.0103.76
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,340.9 3.73 5,211.940.85
31 Fertilizers 3,180.6 1.62 5,113.9-37.81
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 44.6 0.02 72.7-38.59
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,371.7 1.20 2,645.2-10.34
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 147.6 0.07 93.657.81
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 560.8 0.28 658.3-14.81
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 150.8 0.08 7.61,891.72
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 116.0 0.06 14.5701.88
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,076.4 1.05 1,881.910.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 14,302.8 7.26 13,196.88.38
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,499.2 1.27 1,586.757.51
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 125.2 0.06 44.4181.66
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 25.1 0.01 59.4-57.66
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 24.3 0.01 167.2-85.47
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,287.1 1.67 6,900.2-52.36
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 41.7 0.02 52.5-20.71
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 8.7-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 8.7 0.00 38.1-77.17
55 Man-made staple fibers 4,787.7 2.43 4,388.89.09
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 55.2 0.03 17.9208.83
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5.7 0.00 12.6-54.69
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 79.5 0.04 22.1259.85
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 43.6 0.02 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 32.0 0.02 122.2-73.78
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 104.1 0.05 13.7659.59
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 8,544.9 4.34 9,680.0-11.73
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 204.5 0.10 109.187.48
65 Headgear and parts thereof 13.2 0.01 26.2-49.86
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 31.1-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 65.1 0.03 61.65.58
69 Ceramic products 1,109.6 0.56 694.159.87
70 Glass and glassware 225.4 0.11 80.2180.99
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 502.7 0.26 52.6855.26
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 30.6-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,838.8 1.95 614.3524.93
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.8 0.00 22.5-83.30
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 234.0 0.12 178.231.29
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 435.2 0.22 1,146.4-62.03
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 115.9 0.06 30.5279.42
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 32,421.5 16.47 25,321.828.04
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 10,490.8 5.33 20,834.7-49.65
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 452.4 0.23 874.8-48.28
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 30,343.6 15.41 32,378.0-6.28
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 2,181.4 1.11 773.0182.19
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,691.3 0.86 116.71,348.77
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,356.1 1.20 5,017.6-53.04
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 54.2 0.03 201.5-73.11
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 1,793.5 0.91 2,441.2-26.53
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 421.3 0.21 118.6255.28
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 91.1 0.05 52.374.04
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 20.6 0.01 311.6-93.39
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 7,032.6 3.57 5,439.129.30

US Imports from Senegal

The major share of US imports from Senegal in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 55.74% of US total imports from Senegal (10.11% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 29.72% of US total imports from Senegal (60.17% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.44% of US total imports from Senegal (15.92% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.09% of US total imports from Senegal (2.90% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.38% of US total imports from Senegal (1.07% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Senegal in 2015 over 2014 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 $22.8 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $12.4 million;
  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair (HS code 67) - an increase of $6.4 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $3.8 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $2.5 million;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Senegal in 2015 over the 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $1.4 million.
US imports from Senegal in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
01 Live animals 153.3 0.21 150.02.22
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,358.9 3.16 3,748.2-37.07
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 8.3 0.01 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 5.4-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 54.7 0.07 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 8.7 0.01 21.6-59.58
10 Cereals 48.7 0.07 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 87.9 0.12 83.94.80
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 163.0 0.22 102.359.41
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 11.1-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,099.3 1.47 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 28.2-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 49.1 0.07 37.331.46
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 25.8 0.03 10.7142.36
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8.8 0.01 11.1-20.51
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,825.8 5.12 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 15,045.8 20.14 2,675.9462.27
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 22,763.9 30.47 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 93.8 0.13 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 7.8-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4.9 0.01 6.8-28.03
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.6 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 29.2 0.04 3.7698.44
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 13.9 0.02 9.152.99
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 239.1 0.32 203.617.49
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 2.2-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 32.4 0.04 67.7-52.12
52 Cotton 46.8 0.06 89.3-47.61
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2.6 0.00 1.935.52
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 8.7-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3.1 0.00 93.3-96.68
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 46.4 0.06 31.547.07
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 31.2 0.04 40.1-22.18
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1.0 0.00 0.658.89
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.9 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 22,070.4 29.55 15,653.440.99
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 191.7 0.26 5.43,445.85
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3.3 0.00 8.9-63.26
73 Articles of iron or steel 95.8 0.13 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 7.9 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.5 0.01 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 215.6 0.29 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 677.4 0.91 353.891.49
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 82.5 0.11 178.0-53.67
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 32.5 0.04 34.1-4.68
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 45.8-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 25.5 0.03 156.5-83.69
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 24.5 0.03 86.9-71.78
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 160.7 0.22 36.8336.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3.4 0.00 125.0-97.25
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 77.5 0.10 23.8225.10
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4,775.8 6.39 2,285.5108.96
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce