US trade (export - import) with Senegal in 2016

Published or Updated: May 03, 2017

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

US Trade with Senegal

In 2016, US trade with Senegal was $238.4 million, down 12.23% ($33.2 million) from 2015.

US exports to Senegal in 2016 were $182.0 million, down 7.57% ($14.9 million) from 2015.

US imports from Senegal in 2016 were $56.4 million, down 24.53% ($18.3 million) from 2015.

US trade surplus with Senegal in 2016 was $125.6 million, a 2.80% increase ($3.4 million) over 2015.

Senegal was the US 142nd largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 133rd in 2015), accounting for 0.0064% of US total trade (down from 0.0071% in 2015).

Senegal was the US 128th largest export market in 2016 (down from 125th in 2015), accounting for 0.0125% of US total exports (down from 0.0131% in 2015).

Senegal was the US 134th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 131st in 2015), accounting for 0.0025% of US total imports (down from 0.0032% in 2015).

US Exports to Senegal

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 40.62% of US total exports to Senegal (40.60% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.79% of US total exports to Senegal (16.91% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 14.18% of US total exports to Senegal (19.70% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.57% of US total exports to Senegal (5.85% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 7.29% of US total exports to Senegal (7.05% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.40% of US total exports to Senegal (1.72% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.67% of US total exports to Senegal (2.35% in 2015).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $8,295.2 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $5,162.8 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $4,607.0 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $4,546.1 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $2,051.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,754.9 thousand;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,280.7 thousand;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,266.8 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 $1,011.8 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $991.1 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $903.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $870.0 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $853.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Senegal 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) - a decrease of $12,997.6 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 $7,221.9 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $7,033.4 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $5,526.4 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $3,657.3 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3,265.2 thousand;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $2,785.2 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $2,049.8 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $977.2 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $899.9 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $830.0 thousand.
US exports to Senegal 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
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 52.7-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 122.9 0.07 142.7-13.92
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 903.6 0.50 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 367.4 0.20 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 186.8 0.10 151.023.69
10 Cereals 8,393.6 4.61 98.48,430.09
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4.2 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 78.2 0.04 24.6217.33
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3,739.0 2.05 7,396.4-49.45
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 18.7 0.01 33.4-43.91
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 44.8-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 163.2 0.09 357.3-54.32
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 808.3 0.44 1,785.5-54.73
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,569.0 0.86 699.0124.47
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5.4 0.00 30.2-82.09
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4,546.1 2.50 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,968.5 1.08 701.7180.53
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6.8 0.00 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 25,794.9 14.17 38,792.6-33.51
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 93.9 0.05 223.9-58.05
29 Organic chemicals 192.0 0.11 283.2-32.20
30 Pharmaceutical products 307.5 0.17 7,340.9-95.81
31 Fertilizers 4,461.3 2.45 3,180.640.27
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 186.5 0.10 44.6317.77
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,999.5 1.10 2,371.7-15.69
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 275.8 0.15 147.686.78
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 98.9 0.05 560.8-82.36
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 150.8-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 103.8 0.06 116.0-10.55
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,754.7 0.96 2,076.4-15.50
39 Plastics and articles thereof 18,909.8 10.39 14,302.832.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,178.4 1.20 2,499.2-12.84
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 86.6 0.05 125.2-30.82
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 20.0 0.01 25.1-20.34
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 75.2 0.04 24.3209.41
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,140.5 2.28 3,287.125.96
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 130.1 0.07 41.7212.39
52 Cotton 7.0 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 91.4 0.05 8.7950.17
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,002.5 1.10 4,787.7-58.17
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 6.0 0.00 55.2-89.13
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 32.1 0.02 79.5-59.58
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 43.6-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 21.9 0.01 32.0-31.49
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 73.9 0.04 104.1-29.07
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10,596.0 5.82 8,544.924.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 410.1 0.23 204.5100.51
65 Headgear and parts thereof 31.3 0.02 13.2138.14
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 148.8 0.08 65.1128.65
69 Ceramic products 279.6 0.15 1,109.6-74.80
70 Glass and glassware 67.3 0.04 225.4-70.14
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3.7 0.00 502.7-99.27
72 Iron and steel 45.6 0.03 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 573.6 0.32 3,838.8-85.06
74 Copper and articles thereof 8.5 0.00 3.8127.41
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3.0 0.00 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7.9 0.00 234.0-96.62
79 Zinc and articles thereof 5.2 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 538.3 0.30 435.223.68
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 33.0 0.02 115.9-71.50
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 26,895.1 14.78 32,421.5-17.05
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 3,268.8 1.80 10,490.8-68.84
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 175.4 0.10 452.4-61.23
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 35,506.4 19.51 30,343.617.01
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 3,172.5 1.74 2,181.445.43
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 791.4 0.43 1,691.3-53.21
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,111.0 2.26 2,356.174.48
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 4.5 0.00 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 422.5 0.23 54.2679.51
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 2,805.3 1.54 1,793.556.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 730.6 0.40 421.373.41
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 143.4 0.08 91.157.48
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 292.5 0.16 20.61,319.90
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4,982.8 2.74 7,032.6-29.15

US Imports from Senegal

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 44.95% of US total imports from Senegal (55.74% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 39.82% of US total imports from Senegal (29.72% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.26% of US total imports from Senegal (5.44% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.78% of US total imports from Senegal (0.43% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.45% of US total imports from Senegal (1.09% in 2015).

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $9,544.9 thousand;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,310.9 thousand;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $764.2 thousand;
  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair (HS code 67) - an increase of $287.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Senegal in 2016 over the 2015 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 $22,763.9 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $3,074.8 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $2,228.2 thousand;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $1,099.3 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $601.9 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $191.7 thousand.
US imports from Senegal 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 123.4 0.22 153.3-19.53
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,669.8 6.51 2,358.955.57
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11.4 0.02 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 8.3-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2.6 0.00 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 57.7 0.10 54.75.56
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4.7 0.01 8.7-46.56
10 Cereals 4.5 0.01 48.7-90.67
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 84.4 0.15 87.9-3.95
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 21.1 0.04 163.0-87.07
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 6.0 0.01 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 1,099.3-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 91.0 0.16 49.185.35
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 13.9 0.02 25.8-46.29
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2.6 0.00 8.8-70.52
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 751.0 1.33 3,825.8-80.37
26 Ores, slag and ash 24,590.7 43.62 15,045.863.44
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 22,763.9-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 93.8-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 9.5 0.02 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5.0 0.01 4.91.36
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 0.6-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 14.0 0.02 29.2-52.18
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 16.0 0.03 13.915.18
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 382.1 0.68 239.159.76
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 63.1 0.11 32.494.57
52 Cotton 41.7 0.07 46.8-10.75
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 14.6 0.03 2.6454.09
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 5.2 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1.8 0.00 3.1-41.05
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 15.5 0.03 46.4-66.59
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11.0 0.02 31.2-64.76
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 22,357.5 39.66 22,070.41.30
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 191.7-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 8.1 0.01 3.3149.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 95.8-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.9-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.2 0.01 4.5-7.97
78 Lead and articles thereof 979.8 1.74 215.6354.50
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 15.1 0.03 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2.2 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 75.6 0.13 677.4-88.84
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 0.21 82.540.41
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 0.0 0.00 32.5-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 59.7 0.11 25.5133.77
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 8.6 0.02 24.5-64.82
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 71.2 0.13 160.7-55.71
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 48.9 0.09 3.41,321.16
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 68.7 0.12 77.5-11.32
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,547.6 4.52 4,775.8-46.66
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce