US trade with Senegal in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 30, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Senegal in the 1st quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Senegal

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Senegal totaled $77.1 million, up 63.51% ($29.9 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Senegal in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $60.9 million, up 82.14% ($27.4 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Senegal in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $16.2 million, up 18.24% ($2.5 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Senegal in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $44.6 million, a 126.78% increase ($24.9 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Senegal was the US 125th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 137th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0082% of US total trade (up from 0.0054% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Senegal was the US 116th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 129th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0163% of US total exports (up from 0.0096% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Senegal was the US 132nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0029% of US total imports (up from 0.0026% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Senegal

The major share of US exports to Senegal in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 36.74% of US total exports to Senegal (0.06% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 35.18% of US total exports to Senegal (53.22% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.93% of US total exports to Senegal (24.05% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.72% of US total exports to Senegal (9.67% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.51% of US total exports to Senegal (1.33% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.08% of US total exports to Senegal (4.41% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.00% of US total exports to Senegal (1.16% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Senegal in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 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 $22.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $4.3 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $0.5 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 $0.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Senegal in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US exports to Senegal in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 67.6 0.11 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 67.8-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 37.3 0.06 653.6-94.30
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 34.2 0.06 137.6-75.16
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 111.0 0.18 7.71,336.34
10 Cereals 25.5 0.04 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 20.7 0.03 18.99.58
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 18.7-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4.0 0.01 20.0-80.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 55.1 0.09 91.1-39.47
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 145.0 0.24 167.3-13.34
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 17.8 0.03 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 141.8 0.23 290.3-51.16
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 22,358.0 36.74 18.8118,926.83
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 33.1 0.05 32.03.56
29 Organic chemicals 28.7 0.05 97.5-70.59
30 Pharmaceutical products 41.2 0.07 102.1-59.67
31 Fertilizers 1,976.9 3.25 2,316.4-14.66
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 14.1 0.02 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 526.5 0.87 445.818.09
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 2.8 0.00 24.9-88.65
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 26.7 0.04 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 362.0 0.59 83.8331.76
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,792.2 9.52 4,255.036.13
40 Rubber and articles thereof 279.7 0.46 672.8-58.43
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 8.1-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 13.5 0.02 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 884.3 1.45 358.9146.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 22.7 0.04 84.9-73.26
54 Man-made filaments 18.9 0.03 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 535.4 0.88 656.0-18.38
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 11.7 0.02 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4.0 0.01 23.1-82.71
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 15.9-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3.8 0.01 35.8-89.38
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,103.0 3.46 2,469.3-14.84
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 195.8 0.32 31.3524.76
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 35.4 0.06 148.8-76.20
69 Ceramic products 19.0 0.03 203.0-90.64
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 40.6-100.00
72 Iron and steel 52.6 0.09 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 116.1 0.19 202.3-42.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 23.0 0.04 3.0659.58
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 35.0 0.06 3.11,033.07
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 344.4 0.57 171.2101.11
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 38.4 0.06 4.4766.45
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,752.1 20.96 8,475.450.46
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 1,208.2 1.99 885.536.45
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 145.6 0.24 22.4549.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,350.5 10.44 7,177.5-11.52
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 320.2 0.53 433.7-26.15
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 630.1 1.04 786.7-19.91
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 658.2 1.08 2.625,711.02
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 342.6 0.56 429.4-20.22
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 77.8 0.13 137.5-43.43
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 59.3 0.10 52.812.22

US Imports from Senegal

The major share of US imports from Senegal in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 44.18% of US total imports from Senegal (59.13% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 34.60% of US total imports from Senegal (34.68% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.10% of US total imports from Senegal (0.58% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.49% of US total imports from Senegal (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Senegal in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1.7 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 $0.8 million;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $0.3 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 $0.1 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Senegal in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US imports from Senegal in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 39.4 0.24 27.344.31
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,695.4 10.43 22.77,371.98
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 8.0 0.05 0.0
10 Cereals 9.9 0.06 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 38.9 0.24 21.481.99
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2.3 0.01 5.6-58.33
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3.9 0.02 2.370.20
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6.1 0.04 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 493.7-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 7,178.6 44.18 7,631.9-5.94
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 67.3 0.41 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 0.06 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 11.7 0.07 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 50.5 0.31 42.618.59
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 30.7-100.00
52 Cotton 34.6 0.21 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 6.8 0.04 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.5 0.00 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.5 0.00 2.2-77.98
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.0 0.01 2.0-49.42
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1.1 0.01 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 5,577.2 34.33 4,761.517.13
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
74 Copper and articles thereof 252.0 1.55 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 423.6 2.61 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 49.5 0.30 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4.8 0.03 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 34.0 0.21 0.0
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 81.5 0.50 4.61,681.08
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3.5 0.02 3.017.70
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 7.0 0.04 0.0
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 15.0 0.09 3.2375.36
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5.8 0.04 23.5-75.37
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce