US trade with Senegal in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 04, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Senegal in the 4th quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Senegal

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Senegal totaled $76.4 million, up 21.17% ($13.4 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Senegal in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $57.4 million, up 25.05% ($11.5 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Senegal in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $19.0 million, up 10.78% ($1.8 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Senegal in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $38.4 million, a 33.55% increase ($9.7 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Senegal was the US 135th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 138th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0073% of US total trade (up from 0.0066% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Senegal was the US 122nd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 127th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0141% of US total exports (up from 0.0121% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Senegal was the US 133rd largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 132nd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0030% of US total imports (up from 0.0029% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Senegal

The major share of US exports to Senegal in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.16% of US total exports to Senegal (45.45% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 28.34% of US total exports to Senegal (19.56% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.05% of US total exports to Senegal (14.18% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.76% of US total exports to Senegal (5.27% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.33% of US total exports to Senegal (6.87% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.35% of US total exports to Senegal (1.49% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Senegal in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $7.3 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4.6 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $3.0 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1.8 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $1.6 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 $1.1 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.5 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Senegal in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $5.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1.7 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 $0.9 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US exports to Senegal in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 75.9 0.13 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 55.1 0.10 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 136.9 0.24 99.337.88
10 Cereals 3,115.3 5.42 112.52,669.46
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 69.8 0.12 4.21,562.45
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 20.5 0.04 9.2122.87
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 58.3 0.10 98.6-40.92
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4.0 0.01 143.2-97.21
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 30.6-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 282.1 0.49 236.619.23
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 38.2 0.07 5.4607.41
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 17.2 0.03 4.5282.49
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 11.7 0.02 1,678.2-99.30
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 16,276.2 28.34 8,977.081.31
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13.3 0.02 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 53.3 0.09 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 76.4 0.13 36.7108.33
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 27.7 0.05 138.0-79.91
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 410.0 0.71 412.3-0.54
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 5.2 0.01 35.7-85.42
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 33.6 0.06 12.5168.88
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 514.1 0.90 1,012.8-49.24
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,788.5 8.34 3,817.325.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,574.5 2.74 1,048.050.23
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 61.2-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6.1 0.01 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 75.0 0.13 60.224.62
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,403.5 4.19 625.0284.58
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12.7 0.02 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 16.3-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,033.2 1.80 224.5360.22
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5.1 0.01 9.0-43.79
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2.5 0.00 3.1-18.85
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 37.6 0.07 17.0121.18
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,506.6 4.36 2,660.5-5.78
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 49.6 0.09 225.9-78.03
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13.5 0.02 0.0
69 Ceramic products 5.0 0.01 36.6-86.35
72 Iron and steel 8.6 0.01 45.6-81.13
73 Articles of iron or steel 99.9 0.17 87.314.46
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5.0 0.01 0.0
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 62.1 0.11 152.7-59.37
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 16.4 0.03 22.4-27.03
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,065.6 8.82 10,684.0-52.59
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 1,689.7 2.94 587.1187.79
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 37.5 0.07 91.0-58.74
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 11,905.4 20.73 7,292.763.25
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 190.4 0.33 238.3-20.12
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,614.5 2.81 13.212,131.02
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 265.5 0.46 1,964.8-86.49
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 10.0 0.02 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 405.0 0.71 1,324.6-69.42
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 181.1 0.32 221.0-18.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10.7 0.02 50.0-78.70
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,054.3 3.58 1,283.760.03

US Imports from Senegal

The major share of US imports from Senegal in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 45.60% of US total imports from Senegal (38.22% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.81% of US total imports from Senegal (11.04% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 20.61% of US total imports from Senegal (46.15% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.40% of US total imports from Senegal (0.02% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.16% of US total imports from Senegal (0.27% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Senegal in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 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 $3.7 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 $2.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Senegal in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $4.3 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $1.6 million.
US imports from Senegal in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 6.4 0.03 23.6-72.98
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 170.5 0.90 1,814.8-90.60
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 11.0 0.06 2.3376.47
10 Cereals 12.0 0.06 4.5163.75
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 11.5 0.06 23.1-50.16
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3,673.0 19.35 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 50.7 0.27 7.5574.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4.3 0.02 5.3-19.77
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 10.8 0.06 2.6316.33
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 264.2 1.39 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 3,648.3 19.22 7,907.8-53.86
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4.1 0.02 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.4 0.00 1.7-78.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.7 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) 4.7 0.02 3.920.35
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9.3 0.05 2.5268.15
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 88.0 0.46 83.75.13
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 20.1-100.00
52 Cotton 20.3 0.11 5.2287.84
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.3 0.00 14.6-97.78
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.7 0.00 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5.9 0.03 1.3351.26
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3.8 0.02 3.74.68
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 8,625.6 45.44 6,523.732.22
74 Copper and articles thereof 624.2 3.29 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 18.2 0.10 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2.6 0.01 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 219.0 1.15 6.53,274.62
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 56.8 0.30 19.0198.83
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 83.5 0.44 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 50.3 0.26 20.2149.34
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 17.0 0.09 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 17.7 0.09 27.1-34.65
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 9.2 0.05 14.3-35.51
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,257.5 6.62 534.7135.17
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce