US trade with Senegal in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 08, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Senegal in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Senegal

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Senegal was $68.1 million, down 17.06% ($14.0 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Senegal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $45.5 million, down 36.01% ($25.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Senegal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $22.6 million, up 104.54% ($11.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Senegal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $22.8 million, a 61.94% decrease ($37.2 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Senegal was the US 137th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 128th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0069% of US total trade (down from 0.0100% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Senegal was the US 127th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 115th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0119% of US total exports (down from 0.0205% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Senegal was the US 125th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 139th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0037% of US total imports (up from 0.0023% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Senegal

The major share of US exports to Senegal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 52.92% of US total exports to Senegal (30.16% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.92% of US total exports to Senegal (10.88% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.00% of US total exports to Senegal (23.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.32% of US total exports to Senegal (23.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.68% of US total exports to Senegal (4.48% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.38% of US total exports to Senegal (2.55% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.34% of US total exports to Senegal (0.43% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Senegal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $2.6 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 $2.5 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2.2 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1.2 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;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Senegal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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) - a decrease of $13.0 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $8.3 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $4.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3.4 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $0.4 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 $0.3 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US exports to Senegal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 131.0 0.29 55.1137.70
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 125.1-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7.6 0.02 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 273.2 0.60 79.8242.29
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 8,281.1-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 15.9 0.03 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 87.4 0.19 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,485.3 9.86 3,640.423.21
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 27.9 0.06 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 17.2 0.04 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 31.6 0.07 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 341.8 0.75 163.2109.37
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 20.0 0.04 0.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 4,541.6-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 20.2 0.04 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,782.1 8.32 16,796.2-77.48
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 363.6 0.80 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 88.2 0.19 81.09.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 14.8 0.03 50.9-70.85
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 2,145.0-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 19.0-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 577.1 1.27 549.55.02
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 0.0 0.00 78.6-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 55.4 0.12 12.5343.23
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 16.4-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 386.5 0.85 113.2241.51
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,014.5 6.63 4,476.4-32.66
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,376.0 3.03 193.1612.40
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 3.0-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 50.0 0.11 15.0233.33
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,025.7 2.26 1,783.9-42.50
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.4 0.01 12.7-57.47
54 Man-made filaments 17.9 0.04 37.6-52.25
55 Man-made staple fibers 292.0 0.64 563.6-48.19
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4.5 0.01 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 10.7 0.02 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4.0 0.01 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 30.0 0.07 7.5297.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,194.9 4.83 2,452.5-10.50
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 27.6 0.06 116.3-76.26
69 Ceramic products 20.4 0.04 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 13.8 0.03 0.0
72 Iron and steel 78.8 0.17 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 448.3 0.99 133.5235.81
74 Copper and articles thereof 12.1 0.03 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 8.7 0.02 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 59.6 0.13 174.4-65.79
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,100.4 13.41 3,888.656.88
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 3,035.3 6.67 577.5425.56
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 49.1 0.11 30.561.06
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,464.8 20.81 12,902.9-26.65
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 5,053.4 11.11 2,421.2108.71
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 73.7 0.16 755.4-90.24
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 291.2 0.64 859.9-66.14
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 413.0-100.00
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 304.7 0.67 637.7-52.22
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 46.8 0.10 9.8377.88
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 19.0 0.04 29.1-34.61
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,618.3 3.56 1,813.3-10.75

US Imports from Senegal

The major share of US imports from Senegal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 41.38% of US total imports from Senegal (55.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 39.40% of US total imports from Senegal (22.82% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.52% of US total imports from Senegal (14.47% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.58% of US total imports from Senegal (1.56% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.56% of US total imports from Senegal (1.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.08% of US total imports from Senegal (1.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Senegal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $5.7 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 $3.2 million;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Senegal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork (HS code 46) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US imports from Senegal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 14.6 0.06 8.669.15
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 830.6 3.67 1,453.2-42.85
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 51.3-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 16.4 0.07 2.4594.76
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 71.1 0.31 15.9347.41
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 77.8 0.34 17.0356.68
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2.5 0.01 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,344.1 5.94 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 22.2 0.10 46.9-52.69
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3.7 0.02 6.2-39.84
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 828.2 3.66 257.3221.94
26 Ores, slag and ash 7,935.7 35.04 2,269.0249.75
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 159.5 0.70 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 85.4 0.38 9.5803.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.9 0.00 0.3165.51
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1.3 0.01 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.2 0.01 8.9-64.30
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 6.5-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 18.8 0.08 107.4-82.46
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
52 Cotton 27.9 0.12 34.5-19.11
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1.5 0.01 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3.3 0.01 1.795.68
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2.1 0.01 3.8-44.69
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1.2 0.01 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.7 0.01 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 9,332.0 41.21 6,123.152.41
73 Articles of iron or steel 6.4 0.03 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 85.5 0.38 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,168.0 5.16 170.7584.09
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3.1 0.01 2.238.91
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 24.6 0.11 3.4633.70
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 41.0 0.18 80.6-49.18
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 29.4 0.13 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 31.8 0.14 32.0-0.52
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 8.4 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 35.9 0.16 15.7128.73
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 10.6-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 426.0 1.88 330.428.94
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce