US trade with Senegal in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 19, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Senegal in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Senegal

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Senegal totaled $64.4 million, up 40.03% ($18.4 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Senegal in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $46.8 million, up 48.35% ($15.3 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Senegal in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $17.6 million, up 21.81% ($3.1 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Senegal in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $29.3 million, a 70.68% increase ($12.1 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Senegal was the US 136th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 141st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0065% of US total trade (up from 0.0050% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Senegal was the US 121st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 128th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0122% of US total exports (up from 0.0087% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Senegal was the US 133rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 135th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0029% of US total imports (up from 0.0026% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Senegal

The major share of US exports to Senegal in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.52% of US total exports to Senegal (43.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.33% of US total exports to Senegal (6.63% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.42% of US total exports to Senegal (26.22% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.86% of US total exports to Senegal (0.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.84% of US total exports to Senegal (11.72% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.80% of US total exports to Senegal (4.51% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.81% of US total exports to Senegal (0.64% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Senegal in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $8.7 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $2.4 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.4 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) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.2 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) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Senegal in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Senegal in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 11.7 0.03 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 250.0-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 8.3 0.02 104.7-92.07
10 Cereals 8,699.2 18.57 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9.0 0.02 50.1-82.12
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 686.7-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 736.6 1.57 1,001.8-26.48
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 28.0 0.06 0.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 23.5 0.05 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 8.5 0.02 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,299.0 2.77 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,382.7 5.09 3.079,244.02
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 63.3 0.14 61.92.23
29 Organic chemicals 69.3 0.15 13.6410.88
30 Pharmaceutical products 27.2 0.06 117.8-76.91
31 Fertilizers 2,685.9 5.73 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2.7 0.01 29.4-90.75
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 199.1 0.43 591.9-66.36
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 76.9 0.16 136.6-43.69
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 43.4 0.09 73.9-41.22
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 194.1 0.41 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 8.7 0.02 84.0-89.64
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 457.1 0.98 544.9-16.10
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,758.6 10.16 6,361.2-25.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 511.8 1.09 264.493.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9.7 0.02 14.3-32.49
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 20.0-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 18.1 0.04 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,240.3 2.65 1,372.7-9.65
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 51.4 0.11 32.657.89
52 Cotton 59.2 0.13 7.0747.96
54 Man-made filaments 18.2 0.04 37.6-51.61
55 Man-made staple fibers 298.0 0.64 558.5-46.65
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5.1 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 13.7 0.03 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 56.2 0.12 3.01,772.58
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 29.1 0.06 13.5114.55
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,206.0 4.71 3,013.7-26.80
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 36.7 0.08 36.50.53
65 Headgear and parts thereof 12.6 0.03 31.3-59.64
69 Ceramic products 39.0 0.08 40.0-2.50
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 26.7-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 41.3 0.09 3.71,022.45
73 Articles of iron or steel 542.6 1.16 150.5260.48
75 Nickel and articles thereof 49.0 0.10 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 20.3 0.04 4.8322.47
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 231.2 0.49 40.0478.18
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4.0 0.01 6.1-34.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,223.6 9.02 3,847.19.79
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 1,563.3 3.34 1,218.628.28
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 59.8 0.13 31.589.60
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,284.6 19.82 8,133.314.16
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 178.5 0.38 79.2125.30
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 23.5 0.05 22.82.93
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,773.7 3.79 499.7254.96
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 3.1 0.01 7.0-55.87
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 556.6 1.19 413.634.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 269.3 0.57 362.4-25.70
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 25.3 0.05 11.5120.24
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 11.0 0.02 292.5-96.23

US Imports from Senegal

The major share of US imports from Senegal in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 55.06% of US total imports from Senegal (34.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 15.68% of US total imports from Senegal (47.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.63% of US total imports from Senegal (5.71% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.82% of US total imports from Senegal (3.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.25% of US total imports from Senegal (0.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.85% of US total imports from Senegal (1.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Senegal in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 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 $4.7 million;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Senegal in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $4.0 million.
US imports from Senegal in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 52.7 0.30 63.8-17.36
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 523.0 2.98 379.237.92
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 11.4-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7.7 0.04 6.419.27
10 Cereals 23.5 0.13 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 36.2 0.21 24.050.60
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 598.9 3.41 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 91.8 0.52 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 34.7 0.20 31.011.90
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2.7 0.02 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3.8 0.02 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17.7 0.10 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 2,737.2 15.57 6,782.0-59.64
29 Organic chemicals 3.0 0.02 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 19.7 0.11 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.2 0.01 2.0-41.13
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2.1 0.01 1.269.31
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 14.1 0.08 6.9104.45
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 127.6 0.73 148.4-13.97
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8.2 0.05 9.6-15.05
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 2.0-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.4 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.0 0.01 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 2.0 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2.8 0.02 1.853.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 9.4 0.05 10.3-8.63
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3.2 0.02 1.6108.01
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 9,657.6 54.95 4,949.295.13
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.5 0.03 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,848.0 10.51 809.1128.41
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 191.5 1.09 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 15.1-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 114.4 0.65 65.774.00
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 58.6 0.33 11.6405.02
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5.3 0.03 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 40.6 0.23 4.6786.30
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 17.4 0.10 8.6101.67
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 22.0 0.13 25.3-13.10
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 77.2 0.44 20.4277.96
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce