US trade with Sudan in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 30, 2017

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

US Trade with Sudan

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Sudan was $22.0 million, down 2.60% ($0.6 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Sudan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $17.2 million, down 4.86% ($0.9 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Sudan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $4.8 million, up 6.45% ($0.3 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Sudan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $12.4 million, a 8.62% decrease ($1.2 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Sudan was the US 167th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 163rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0022% of US total trade (down from 0.0024% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Sudan was the US 150th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 149th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0045% of US total exports (down from 0.0050% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Sudan was the US 155th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 157th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0008% of US total imports (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Sudan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 87.28% of US total exports to Sudan (91.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.31% of US total exports to Sudan (7.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.00% of US total exports to Sudan (1.24% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Sudan 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 $6,457.8 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $1,016.9 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $852.6 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $353.7 thousand;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $78.9 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $72.1 thousand.

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $6,772.7 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,419.7 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $796.4 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $442.6 thousand;
  • Photographic or cinematographic goods (HS code 37) - a decrease of $216.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $127.4 thousand.
US exports to Sudan 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
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,334.7 13.59 9,107.4-74.36
10 Cereals 9,119.7 53.09 2,662.0242.59
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,465.2 20.17 2,448.341.53
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 1,419.7-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 796.4-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 72.1 0.42 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5.6 0.03 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 852.6 4.96 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 584.9 3.41 1,027.4-43.07
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 23.8 0.14 48.7-51.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 78.9 0.46 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 216.6-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 27.6 0.16 34.8-20.60
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 14.3-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 25.5 0.15 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.0 0.03 9.8-39.01
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 22.8-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6.2 0.04 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3.8 0.02 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 30.0 0.17 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 21.4 0.12 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 21.3-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 407.0 2.37 53.3663.83
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 14.0 0.08 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 127.4-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 94.8 0.55 43.4118.16
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3.0 0.02 0.0

US Imports from Sudan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.90% of US total imports from Sudan (99.93% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $289.0 thousand.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US imports from Sudan 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
(%)
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 4,797.6 99.90 4,508.76.41
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce