US trade (export - import) with Senegal in 2017

Published or Updated: May 04, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Senegal in 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Senegal

In 2017, US trade with Senegal totaled $286.1 million, up 20.01% ($47.7 million) from 2016.

US exports to Senegal in 2017 totaled $210.6 million, up 15.73% ($28.6 million) from 2016.

US imports from Senegal in 2017 totaled $75.5 million, up 33.83% ($19.1 million) from 2016.

US trade surplus with Senegal in 2017 was $135.2 million, a 7.60% increase ($9.6 million) over 2016.

Senegal was the US 134th largest trading partner in 2017 (up from 142nd in 2016), accounting for 0.0072% of US total trade (up from 0.0064% in 2016).

Senegal was the US 123rd largest export market in 2017 (up from 128th in 2016), accounting for 0.0136% of US total exports (up from 0.0125% in 2016).

Senegal was the US 129th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 134th in 2016), accounting for 0.0031% of US total imports (up from 0.0025% in 2016).

US Exports to Senegal

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 39.58% of US total exports to Senegal (40.62% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 21.89% of US total exports to Senegal (14.18% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.98% of US total exports to Senegal (16.79% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.27% of US total exports to Senegal (12.57% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.61% of US total exports to Senegal (7.29% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.76% of US total exports to Senegal (2.40% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.07% of US total exports to Senegal (0.67% in 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Senegal in 2017 over 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 $19.0 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 $4.2 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $3.4 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - 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 $1.5 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.6 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Senegal in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $4.5 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1.8 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $1.6 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 $1.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $0.8 million.
US exports to Senegal in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 67.6 0.03 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 142.8 0.07 122.916.17
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 113.2 0.05 903.6-87.48
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 97.6 0.05 367.4-73.43
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7.6 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 521.1 0.25 186.8178.91
10 Cereals 11,839.9 5.62 8,393.641.06
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 85.7 0.04 4.21,940.86
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 137.6 0.07 78.275.89
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,543.5 2.16 3,739.021.52
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 27.9 0.01 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 17.2 0.01 18.7-8.03
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 39.6 0.02 163.2-75.73
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 55.1 0.03 808.3-93.18
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,505.5 0.71 1,569.0-4.05
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 104.0 0.05 5.41,826.30
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 40.7 0.02 4,546.1-99.10
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 182.2 0.09 1,968.5-90.75
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,299.0 0.62 6.819,107.45
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 44,799.0 21.27 25,794.973.67
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 473.4 0.22 93.9403.96
29 Organic chemicals 239.5 0.11 192.024.74
30 Pharmaceutical products 159.6 0.08 307.5-48.08
31 Fertilizers 4,662.8 2.21 4,461.34.52
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 44.5 0.02 186.5-76.12
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,712.8 0.81 1,999.5-14.34
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 84.9 0.04 275.8-69.20
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 159.2 0.08 98.961.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 194.1 0.09 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 8.7 0.00 103.8-91.61
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,719.7 0.82 1,754.7-1.99
39 Plastics and articles thereof 18,353.8 8.71 18,909.8-2.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,741.9 1.78 2,178.471.78
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9.7 0.00 86.6-88.85
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 19.6 0.01 20.0-2.29
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 143.1 0.07 75.290.30
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,553.8 2.64 4,140.534.13
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 92.2 0.04 130.1-29.14
52 Cotton 59.2 0.03 7.0747.96
54 Man-made filaments 55.0 0.03 91.4-39.85
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,158.6 1.02 2,002.57.79
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 16.7 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 27.3 0.01 32.1-15.18
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 10.7 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 62.7 0.03 21.9185.96
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 100.5 0.05 73.936.05
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9,010.6 4.28 10,596.0-14.96
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 309.8 0.15 410.1-24.46
65 Headgear and parts thereof 12.6 0.01 31.3-59.64
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 48.9 0.02 148.8-67.13
69 Ceramic products 83.4 0.04 279.6-70.19
70 Glass and glassware 13.8 0.01 67.3-79.49
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 41.3 0.02 3.71,022.45
72 Iron and steel 140.0 0.07 45.6207.07
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,206.9 0.57 573.6110.39
74 Copper and articles thereof 35.1 0.02 8.5311.47
75 Nickel and articles thereof 49.0 0.02 3.01,560.26
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 69.1 0.03 7.9773.98
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 697.3 0.33 538.329.52
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 58.8 0.03 33.078.05
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 28,141.7 13.36 26,895.14.64
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 7,496.5 3.56 3,268.8129.33
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 292.0 0.14 175.466.47
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 37,005.3 17.57 35,506.44.22
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 5,742.5 2.73 3,172.581.01
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,711.7 0.81 791.4116.28
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,960.4 1.41 4,111.0-27.99
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 10.0 0.00 4.5122.52
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 661.3 0.31 422.556.52
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 1,608.9 0.76 2,805.3-42.65
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 574.9 0.27 730.6-21.31
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 114.3 0.05 143.4-20.32
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 11.0 0.01 292.5-96.23
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 7,008.6 3.33 4,982.840.65

US Imports from Senegal

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 44.17% of US total imports from Senegal (39.82% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 30.18% of US total imports from Senegal (44.95% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.61% of US total imports from Senegal (7.26% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.21% of US total imports from Senegal (1.78% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.16% of US total imports from Senegal (0.45% in 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Senegal in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair (HS code 67) - an increase of $10.8 million;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $5.1 million;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $2.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $0.4 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 2017 over the 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $3.1 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US imports from Senegal in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2016
USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 113.2 0.15 123.4-8.30
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,219.4 4.27 3,669.8-12.27
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 11.4-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7.7 0.01 57.7-86.74
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 35.4 0.05 4.7657.27
10 Cereals 45.4 0.06 4.5898.79
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 157.8 0.21 84.486.88
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 77.8 0.10 21.1269.20
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 598.9 0.79 6.09,839.75
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2.5 0.00 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 5,108.8 6.77 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 109.9 0.15 91.020.74
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 14.6 0.02 13.95.68
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 14.6 0.02 2.6463.51
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6.1 0.01 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,110.2 1.47 751.047.83
26 Ores, slag and ash 21,499.9 28.49 24,590.7-12.57
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 159.5 0.21 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 3.0 0.00 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 105.1 0.14 9.51,011.81
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 71.4 0.09 0.0
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 9.9 0.01 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2.4 0.00 5.0-50.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.0 0.00 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.7 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) 21.6 0.03 14.054.55
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 23.4 0.03 16.046.41
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 285.0 0.38 382.1-25.42
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8.2 0.01 63.1-87.03
52 Cotton 82.8 0.11 41.798.37
54 Man-made filaments 6.8 0.01 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.4 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.4 0.00 14.6-90.64
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.5 0.00 5.2-89.79
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 2.0 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5.0 0.01 1.8175.40
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 19.1 0.03 15.523.42
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10.2 0.01 11.0-7.45
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.3 0.00 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.7 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 33,192.3 43.99 22,357.548.46
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 8.1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 6.4 0.01 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 961.7 1.27 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.5 0.01 4.28.83
78 Lead and articles thereof 3,439.6 4.56 979.8251.05
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 209.6 0.28 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 49.5 0.07 15.1227.31
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 10.4 0.01 2.2371.36
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 391.9 0.52 75.6418.62
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 237.9 0.32 115.8105.45
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 118.2 0.16 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 126.2 0.17 59.7111.49
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 49.8 0.07 8.6477.57
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 90.5 0.12 71.227.14
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 48.9-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 92.1 0.12 68.734.04
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,524.7 4.67 2,547.638.36
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce