US trade with Senegal in the first nine months of 2017

Published or Updated: May 04, 2018

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

US Trade with Senegal

In the first nine months of 2017, US trade with Senegal totaled $209.6 million, up 19.59% ($34.3 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US exports to Senegal in the first nine months of 2017 totaled $153.2 million, up 12.58% ($17.1 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US imports from Senegal in the first nine months of 2017 totaled $56.5 million, up 43.90% ($17.2 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US trade surplus with Senegal in the first nine months of 2017 was $96.7 million, a 0.11% decrease ($0.1 million) over the first nine months of 2016.

Senegal was the US 135th largest trading partner in the first nine months of 2017 (up from 137th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0072% of US total trade (up from 0.0067% in the first nine months of 2016).

Senegal was the US 123rd largest export market in the first nine months of 2017 (up from 125th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0135% of US total exports (up from 0.0129% in the first nine months of 2016).

Senegal was the US 130th largest supplier in the first nine months of 2017 (up from 135th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0032% of US total imports (up from 0.0025% in the first nine months of 2016).

US Exports to Senegal

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 40.86% of US total exports to Senegal (38.99% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 19.47% of US total exports to Senegal (12.36% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.71% of US total exports to Senegal (17.68% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.21% of US total exports to Senegal (15.03% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.35% of US total exports to Senegal (7.44% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.16% of US total exports to Senegal (2.71% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.35% of US total exports to Senegal (0.66% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Senegal in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months 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 $11.7 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6.9 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 $3.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1.0 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;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.5 million.

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

  • 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 $3.1 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $1.4 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;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $0.7 million.
US exports to Senegal in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 67.6 0.04 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 142.8 0.09 122.916.17
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 37.3 0.02 903.6-95.87
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 42.5 0.03 367.4-88.44
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7.6 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 384.2 0.25 87.5338.89
10 Cereals 8,724.7 5.70 8,281.15.36
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 15.9 0.01 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 117.1 0.08 69.069.63
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,485.3 2.93 3,640.423.21
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 27.9 0.02 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 17.2 0.01 18.7-8.03
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 35.6 0.02 20.078.10
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 55.1 0.04 777.7-92.91
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,223.4 0.80 1,332.4-8.18
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 65.8 0.04 0.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 23.5 0.02 4,541.6-99.48
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 170.5 0.11 290.3-41.27
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,299.0 0.85 2.945,161.32
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 28,522.8 18.62 16,818.069.60
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 460.1 0.30 93.9389.78
29 Organic chemicals 186.2 0.12 192.0-3.03
30 Pharmaceutical products 83.2 0.05 270.8-69.27
31 Fertilizers 4,662.8 3.04 4,461.34.52
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 16.8 0.01 48.4-65.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,302.7 0.85 1,587.2-17.93
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 0.05 240.1-66.79
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 125.6 0.08 86.445.38
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 194.1 0.13 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 8.7 0.01 103.8-91.61
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,205.6 0.79 741.962.51
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13,565.3 8.86 15,092.6-10.12
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,167.4 1.41 1,130.391.75
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 25.4-61.99
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 68.1 0.04 15.0353.81
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,150.3 2.06 3,515.5-10.39
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 79.5 0.05 130.1-38.88
52 Cotton 59.2 0.04 7.0747.96
54 Man-made filaments 55.0 0.04 75.1-26.82
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,125.3 0.73 1,778.0-36.71
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 16.7 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 22.2 0.01 23.1-4.06
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 10.7 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 60.2 0.04 18.9219.43
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 62.9 0.04 56.910.59
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,503.9 4.25 7,935.5-18.04
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 260.1 0.17 184.241.26
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 0.02 148.8-76.20
69 Ceramic products 78.4 0.05 243.0-67.75
70 Glass and glassware 13.8 0.01 67.3-79.49
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 0.03 3.71,022.45
72 Iron and steel 131.4 0.09 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,107.0 0.72 486.4127.61
74 Copper and articles thereof 35.1 0.02 3.01,058.85
75 Nickel and articles thereof 49.0 0.03 3.01,560.26
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 64.1 0.04 7.9710.74
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 635.2 0.41 385.664.73
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 42.4 0.03 10.6300.97
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 23,076.1 15.07 16,211.142.35
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 5,806.8 3.79 2,681.7116.54
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 254.5 0.17 84.4201.49
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 25,099.9 16.39 28,213.7-11.04
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 5,552.1 3.62 2,934.189.23
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 97.2 0.06 778.2-87.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,694.9 1.76 2,146.225.57
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 661.3 0.43 422.556.52
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 1,203.9 0.79 1,480.8-18.70
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 393.8 0.26 509.7-22.72
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 103.6 0.07 93.410.95
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 11.0 0.01 292.5-96.23
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4,954.2 3.23 3,699.133.93

US Imports from Senegal

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 43.68% of US total imports from Senegal (40.51% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 33.39% of US total imports from Senegal (44.43% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.85% of US total imports from Senegal (5.61% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.15% of US total imports from Senegal (2.54% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Senegal in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months 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 $8.7 million;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $2.5 million;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $1.2 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;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $0.2 million.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US imports from Senegal in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 106.8 0.19 99.87.01
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,048.9 5.40 1,855.064.36
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 0.01 57.7-86.74
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 24.4 0.04 2.4931.29
10 Cereals 33.4 0.06 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 146.3 0.26 61.3138.50
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 77.8 0.14 21.1269.20
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 598.9 1.06 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2.5 0.00 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,435.8 2.54 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 59.2 0.10 83.5-29.09
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 10.4 0.02 8.521.63
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3.8 0.01 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6.1 0.01 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 845.9 1.50 751.012.65
26 Ores, slag and ash 17,851.5 31.61 16,682.87.01
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 159.5 0.28 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 3.0 0.01 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 105.1 0.19 9.51,011.81
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 67.3 0.12 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 0.02 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2.1 0.00 3.3-36.81
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1.3 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) 16.9 0.03 10.167.70
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 14.1 0.02 13.44.90
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 197.0 0.35 298.4-33.98
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8.2 0.01 43.0-80.97
52 Cotton 62.5 0.11 36.571.22
54 Man-made filaments 6.8 0.01 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 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4.3 0.01 1.8136.88
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13.2 0.02 14.2-6.87
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6.3 0.01 7.3-13.49
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.3 0.00 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.7 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 24,566.8 43.50 15,833.855.15
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
73 Articles of iron or steel 6.4 0.01 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 337.5 0.60 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.5 0.01 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 3,439.6 6.09 979.8251.05
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 191.5 0.34 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 49.5 0.09 15.1227.31
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7.9 0.01 2.2255.66
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 172.9 0.31 69.1150.34
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 181.0 0.32 96.887.09
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 34.7 0.06 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 75.9 0.13 39.592.17
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 32.8 0.06 8.6280.37
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 72.8 0.13 44.165.06
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 83.0 0.15 54.552.23
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,267.3 4.02 2,012.912.64
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce