US trade (export - import) with Senegal in 2018

Published or Updated: Jul 15, 2019

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Senegal in 2018: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Senegal

In 2018, US trade with Senegal totaled $441.2 million, up 54.24% ($155.2 million) from 2017.

US exports to Senegal in 2018 totaled $304.9 million, up 44.79% ($94.3 million) from 2017.

US imports from Senegal in 2018 totaled $136.3 million, up 80.61% ($60.8 million) from 2017.

US trade surplus with Senegal in 2018 was $168.7 million, a 24.80% increase ($33.5 million) over 2017.

Senegal was the US 127th largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 134th in 2017), accounting for 0.0103% of US total trade (up from 0.0072% in 2017).

Senegal was the US 117th largest export market in 2018 (up from 123rd in 2017), accounting for 0.0183% of US total exports (up from 0.0136% in 2017).

Senegal was the US 118th largest supplier in 2018 (up from 129th in 2017), accounting for 0.0052% of US total imports (up from 0.0031% in 2017).

US Exports to Senegal

The major share of US exports to Senegal in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 41.66% of US total exports to Senegal (21.89% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 30.29% of US total exports to Senegal (39.58% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.21% of US total exports to Senegal (14.98% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.01% of US total exports to Senegal (9.27% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.65% of US total exports to Senegal (5.61% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.48% of US total exports to Senegal (2.76% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.98% of US total exports to Senegal (1.07% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Senegal in 2018 over 2017 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 $73.3 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $16.9 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $7.6 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $4.8 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $3.6 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2.5 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $2.3 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $1.9 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1.0 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Senegal in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $11.8 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $3.4 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) - a decrease of $2.9 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1.8 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $1.2 million.
US exports to Senegal in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
01 Live animals 75.9 0.02 67.612.19
02 Meat and edible meat offal 65.8 0.02 142.8-53.90
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 113.2-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 71.0 0.02 97.6-27.27
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 319.3 0.10 521.1-38.72
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.8 0.00 0.0
10 Cereals 23.2 0.01 11,839.9-99.80
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 102.4 0.03 85.719.49
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 58.7 0.02 137.6-57.36
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7,310.6 2.40 4,543.560.90
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 27.9-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 14.4 0.00 17.2-16.38
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 14.2 0.00 39.6-64.16
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 55.1-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,002.6 0.98 1,505.599.44
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 119.6 0.04 104.014.98
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,015.0 0.33 40.72,391.64
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 28.9 0.01 182.2-84.15
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 8,917.9 2.92 1,299.0586.52
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 118,129.2 38.74 44,799.0163.69
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 231.1 0.08 473.4-51.17
29 Organic chemicals 1,476.6 0.48 239.5516.42
30 Pharmaceutical products 260.6 0.09 159.663.23
31 Fertilizers 8,244.0 2.70 4,662.876.80
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 53.9 0.02 44.521.02
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 855.2 0.28 1,712.8-50.07
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 264.5 0.09 84.9211.36
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 185.6 0.06 159.216.52
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 194.1-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 8.7-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,242.0 0.41 1,719.7-27.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 20,358.0 6.68 18,353.810.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,067.5 1.33 3,741.98.70
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 70.4 0.02 9.7629.02
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 284.8 0.09 19.61,354.85
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 400.7 0.13 143.1180.09
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,741.0 1.23 5,553.8-32.64
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 87.4 0.03 92.2-5.20
52 Cotton 23.8 0.01 59.2-59.87
54 Man-made filaments 60.5 0.02 55.010.10
55 Man-made staple fibers 979.9 0.32 2,158.6-54.61
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.9 0.00 16.7-76.78
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 27.3-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 13.5 0.00 10.726.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3.0 0.00 62.7-95.22
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 190.7 0.06 100.589.85
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,492.2 2.13 9,010.6-27.95
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 312.7 0.10 309.80.94
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6.5 0.00 12.6-48.76
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 51.2 0.02 48.94.66
69 Ceramic products 112.3 0.04 83.434.78
70 Glass and glassware 95.9 0.03 13.8594.36
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 28.6 0.01 41.3-30.79
72 Iron and steel 74.6 0.02 140.0-46.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,305.7 0.76 1,206.991.04
74 Copper and articles thereof 17.2 0.01 35.1-50.95
75 Nickel and articles thereof 19.0 0.01 49.0-61.17
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 32.4 0.01 69.1-53.09
79 Zinc and articles thereof 31.7 0.01 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 20.5 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 459.3 0.15 697.3-34.12
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 42.9 0.01 58.8-27.01
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 25,658.2 8.41 28,141.7-8.83
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 4,583.6 1.50 7,496.5-38.86
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 352.3 0.12 292.020.64
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 53,885.1 17.67 37,005.345.61
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 2,306.5 0.76 5,742.5-59.83
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 150.5 0.05 1,711.7-91.21
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,439.4 1.78 2,960.483.74
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 49.7 0.02 10.0397.35
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,576.2 0.84 661.3289.59
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 2,013.4 0.66 1,608.925.14
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,125.8 0.37 574.995.80
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 146.0 0.05 114.327.83
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,355.5 0.77 11.021,276.71
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 11,827.1 3.88 7,008.668.75

US Imports from Senegal

The major share of US imports from Senegal in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 29.01% of US total imports from Senegal (30.18% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 27.67% of US total imports from Senegal (44.17% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 27.04% of US total imports from Senegal (12.61% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.22% of US total imports from Senegal (0.26% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.50% of US total imports from Senegal (1.16% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.17% of US total imports from Senegal (6.21% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Senegal in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $28.6 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $14.0 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $11.1 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 $4.3 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $3.4 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $2.9 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 $0.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $0.5 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Senegal in 2018 over the 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $3.4 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $0.8 million.
US imports from Senegal in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2017
USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
01 Live animals 144.4 0.11 113.227.58
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,838.7 1.35 3,219.4-42.89
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 9.7 0.01 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8.0 0.01 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3.6 0.00 7.7-52.63
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 13.6 0.01 35.4-61.55
10 Cereals 26.9 0.02 45.4-40.70
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 149.4 0.11 157.8-5.28
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 567.2 0.42 77.8628.56
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 282.5 0.21 598.9-52.82
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2.4 0.00 2.5-0.61
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 33,667.7 24.71 5,108.8559.01
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2.4 0.00 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 75.4 0.06 109.9-31.41
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 22.0 0.02 14.650.41
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 31.0 0.02 14.6112.49
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 6.1-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4,005.0 2.94 1,110.2260.76
26 Ores, slag and ash 35,524.6 26.07 21,499.965.23
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 159.5-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 55.3 0.04 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 19.4 0.01 105.1-81.58
31 Fertilizers 11,087.9 8.14 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 71.4-100.00
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 3.9 0.00 9.9-60.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 20.6 0.02 2.4742.16
40 Rubber and articles thereof 11.6 0.01 2.0477.95
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2.0 0.00 0.7200.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 13.1 0.01 21.6-39.51
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 31.8 0.02 23.436.31
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 321.8 0.24 285.012.94
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 8.2-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 8.0 0.01 0.0
52 Cotton 71.7 0.05 82.8-13.37
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 6.8-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 12.4 0.01 1.4813.35
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 41.3 0.03 0.57,728.98
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 2.0-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 11.3 0.01 5.0125.09
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 32.6 0.02 19.170.60
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 8.7 0.01 10.2-14.06
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.5 0.00 2.3-77.92
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 1.7-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 4.1 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 37,515.4 27.53 33,192.313.02
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 820.2 0.60 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 123.0 0.09 961.7-87.21
75 Nickel and articles thereof 5.9 0.00 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 94.6 0.07 4.51,986.39
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3,439.6-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 209.6-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 49.5-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5.3 0.00 10.4-49.49
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,056.4 0.78 391.9169.55
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 342.7 0.25 237.944.05
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 364.7 0.27 118.2208.62
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 279.9 0.21 126.2121.83
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 51.7 0.04 49.83.82
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 82.0 0.06 90.5-9.42
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 437.8 0.32 92.1375.10
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,959.2 5.11 3,524.797.44
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce