US trade with Senegal in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 23, 2017

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

US Trade with Senegal

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Senegal totaled $141.5 million, up 51.91% ($48.4 million) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Senegal in the first half of 2017 totaled $107.7 million, up 65.72% ($42.7 million) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Senegal in the first half of 2017 totaled $33.8 million, up 20.07% ($5.7 million) from the first half of 2016.

US trade surplus with Senegal in the first half of 2017 was $73.9 million, a 100.65% increase ($37.1 million) over the first half of 2016.

Senegal was the US 131st largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (up from 139th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0074% of US total trade (up from 0.0052% in the first half of 2016).

Senegal was the US 121st largest export market in the first half of 2017 (up from 132nd in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0142% of US total exports (up from 0.0091% in the first half of 2016).

Senegal was the US 132nd largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (up from 135th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0029% of US total imports (up from 0.0026% in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Senegal

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 35.76% of US total exports to Senegal (48.64% in the first half of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 24.18% of US total exports to Senegal (0.04% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.88% of US total exports to Senegal (25.10% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.46% of US total exports to Senegal (5.49% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.21% of US total exports to Senegal (10.67% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.07% of US total exports to Senegal (2.88% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.35% of US total exports to Senegal (0.91% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Senegal in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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 $24.7 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $8.7 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $4.7 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2.3 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 $1.1 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 $0.7 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 $0.4 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $0.3 million.

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

  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US exports to Senegal in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 67.6 0.06 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 11.7 0.01 67.8-82.71
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 37.3 0.03 903.6-95.87
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 42.5 0.04 242.3-82.47
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 111.0 0.10 7.71,336.34
10 Cereals 8,724.7 8.10 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 29.7 0.03 69.0-57.02
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 0.00 20.0-80.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 55.1 0.05 777.7-92.91
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 881.6 0.82 1,169.2-24.60
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 45.8 0.04 0.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 23.5 0.02 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 150.3 0.14 290.3-48.23
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,299.0 1.21 2.945,161.32
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 24,740.7 22.97 21.8113,457.17
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 96.5 0.09 93.92.68
29 Organic chemicals 98.0 0.09 111.1-11.79
30 Pharmaceutical products 68.4 0.06 219.9-68.91
31 Fertilizers 4,662.8 4.33 2,316.4101.30
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 16.8 0.02 29.4-42.92
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 725.6 0.67 1,037.8-30.08
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 79.7 0.07 161.5-50.64
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 70.2 0.07 73.9-5.05
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 194.1 0.18 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 8.7 0.01 87.4-90.04
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 819.1 0.76 628.730.29
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,550.8 9.80 10,616.2-0.62
40 Rubber and articles thereof 791.5 0.73 937.2-15.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9.7 0.01 22.4-56.90
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 13.5 0.01 20.0-32.60
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 18.1 0.02 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,124.6 1.97 1,731.622.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 74.1 0.07 117.4-36.87
52 Cotton 59.2 0.06 7.0747.96
54 Man-made filaments 37.0 0.03 37.6-1.39
55 Man-made staple fibers 833.4 0.77 1,214.4-31.38
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 16.7 0.02 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 17.7 0.02 23.1-23.50
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 56.2 0.05 18.9198.05
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 32.9 0.03 49.3-33.37
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,309.0 4.00 5,483.0-21.41
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 232.5 0.22 67.9242.53
65 Headgear and parts thereof 12.6 0.01 31.3-59.64
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 35.4 0.03 148.8-76.20
69 Ceramic products 58.0 0.05 243.0-76.13
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 67.3-100.00
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 0.04 3.71,022.45
72 Iron and steel 52.6 0.05 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 658.7 0.61 352.986.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 23.0 0.02 3.0659.58
75 Nickel and articles thereof 49.0 0.05 3.01,560.26
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 55.4 0.05 7.9600.20
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 575.6 0.53 211.2172.49
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 42.4 0.04 10.6300.97
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 16,975.7 15.76 12,322.437.76
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 2,771.5 2.57 2,104.131.72
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 205.4 0.19 53.9280.78
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 15,635.1 14.52 15,310.82.12
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 498.8 0.46 512.9-2.75
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 23.5 0.02 22.82.93
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,403.7 2.23 1,286.386.87
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 661.3 0.61 9.56,849.61
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 899.2 0.83 843.16.66
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 347.0 0.32 499.9-30.57
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 84.6 0.08 64.331.54
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 11.0 0.01 292.5-96.23

US Imports from Senegal

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 45.23% of US total imports from Senegal (34.56% in the first half of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 29.37% of US total imports from Senegal (52.92% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.40% of US total imports from Senegal (2.13% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.20% of US total imports from Senegal (2.93% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Senegal in the first half of 2017 over the first half 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 $5.5 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1.8 million;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $0.2 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.

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $4.5 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US imports from Senegal in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 92.2 0.27 91.21.13
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,218.3 6.56 401.9452.01
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 0.02 6.419.27
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 8.0 0.02 0.0
10 Cereals 33.4 0.10 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 75.1 0.22 45.465.39
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 1.77 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 91.8 0.27 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 37.0 0.11 36.61.16
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6.6 0.02 2.3187.99
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3.8 0.01 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6.1 0.02 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17.7 0.05 493.7-96.42
26 Ores, slag and ash 9,915.8 29.32 14,413.9-31.21
29 Organic chemicals 3.0 0.01 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 19.7 0.06 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 67.3 0.20 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 0.03 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.2 0.00 3.0-60.45
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 13.8 0.04 1.21,022.78
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 14.1 0.04 6.9104.45
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 178.1 0.53 191.0-6.71
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8.2 0.02 40.4-79.74
52 Cotton 34.6 0.10 2.01,659.03
54 Man-made filaments 6.8 0.02 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.4 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.0 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.5 0.00 5.2-89.79
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 2.0 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2.8 0.01 1.853.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 9.9 0.03 12.5-20.75
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4.2 0.01 3.520.02
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1.1 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 15,234.8 45.04 9,710.756.89
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 0.75 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.5 0.01 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 2,271.6 6.72 809.1180.76
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 191.5 0.57 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 49.5 0.15 15.1227.31
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4.8 0.01 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 148.4 0.44 65.7125.71
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 140.1 0.41 16.2766.02
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5.3 0.02 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 44.1 0.13 7.5485.10
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 24.4 0.07 8.6183.28
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 37.0 0.11 28.429.97
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 83.0 0.25 43.989.08
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce