US trade with Swaziland in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 30, 2017

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

US Trade with Swaziland

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Swaziland totaled $7.9 million, up 9.54% ($0.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Swaziland in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $5.8 million, up 0.39% ($0.0 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Swaziland in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $2.1 million, up 47.63% ($0.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Swaziland in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $3.8 million, a 14.56% decrease ($0.6 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Swaziland was the US 181st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 184th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0008% of US total trade (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Swaziland was the US 175th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 177th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0015% of US total exports (down from 0.0016% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Swaziland was the US 173rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 175th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total imports (up from 0.0002% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Swaziland

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 39.29% of US total exports to Swaziland (28.24% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 21.37% of US total exports to Swaziland (28.07% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.25% of US total exports to Swaziland (9.88% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.75% of US total exports to Swaziland (9.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.33% of US total exports to Swaziland (0.55% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $505.2 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $191.0 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $153.9 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $131.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $126.2 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $90.4 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $88.3 thousand;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $69.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $57.2 thousand;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $45.5 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $19.9 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Swaziland in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $317.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $235.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $216.0 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $112.6 thousand;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - a decrease of $97.8 thousand;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $95.6 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $94.3 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $73.2 thousand;
  • 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) - a decrease of $56.3 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $33.3 thousand;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $26.8 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $26.6 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $25.8 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $24.7 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $23.7 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $19.8 thousand.
US exports to Swaziland 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
(%)
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 523.9 9.01 392.633.44
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 229.0 3.94 159.643.50
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 19.8-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6.3 0.11 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 57.2 0.98 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 12.1 0.21 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 11.4-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 833.0 14.33 327.8154.12
30 Pharmaceutical products 247.1 4.25 93.2165.15
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 712.6 12.26 622.114.54
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 93.1 1.60 188.7-50.68
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 381.6 6.56 255.449.39
39 Plastics and articles thereof 16.6 0.29 110.9-85.05
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 25.8-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 33.3-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 22.3 0.38 17.725.89
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6.3 0.11 9.5-33.37
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 8.1-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 2.8 0.05 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 77.5 1.33 32.0142.06
73 Articles of iron or steel 27.9 0.48 14.099.37
74 Copper and articles thereof 335.8 5.78 448.4-25.12
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 26.8-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 19.9 0.34 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2.6 0.04 26.2-90.11
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 11.8-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6.2 0.11 23.0-73.21
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 340.9 5.87 658.0-48.18
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 235.1 4.05 291.4-19.31
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 264.5 4.55 73.5259.82
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 266.0 4.58 177.649.73
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 23.9 0.41 97.1-75.37
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 111.5 1.92 327.5-65.96
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 97.8-100.00
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 23.7 0.41 24.1-1.74
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 24.7-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 353.1 6.07 588.2-39.97
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 26.6-100.00

US Imports from Swaziland

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 68.73% of US total imports from Swaziland (66.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 12.09% of US total imports from Swaziland (0.71% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.87% of US total imports from Swaziland (0.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.40% of US total imports from Swaziland (15.28% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.81% of US total imports from Swaziland (3.28% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of US total imports from Swaziland (2.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • 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 $920.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $182.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $87.6 thousand;
  • Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork (HS code 46) - an increase of $83.7 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $43.3 thousand;
  • 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) - an increase of $37.2 thousand;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - an increase of $18.4 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $17.4 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $13.2 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $13.1 thousand;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $12.5 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $10.9 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $10.7 thousand;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - an increase of $8.4 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $8.1 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $7.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $6.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Swaziland in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $526.0 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $180.6 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $32.5 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $28.7 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $23.2 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $8.5 thousand.
US imports from Swaziland 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
(%)
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 32.5-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
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 13.2 0.64 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3.1 0.15 31.9-90.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.4 0.02 0.4-2.87
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 14.4 0.70 3.4319.99
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10.0 0.48 2.4309.71
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 83.7 4.07 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.4 0.31 9.2-30.98
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 21.7 1.06 3.3553.03
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 182.5 8.88 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 44.2 2.15 0.85,246.85
70 Glass and glassware 22.6 1.10 24.5-7.61
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 16.2 0.79 3.7338.74
73 Articles of iron or steel 22.0 1.07 8.9146.07
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 180.6-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 23.2-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6.8 0.33 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 222.5 10.83 748.4-70.28
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 939.9 45.75 19.04,857.07
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 87.6 4.27 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 162.1 7.89 154.05.25
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 8.4 0.41 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 37.2 1.81 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10.7 0.52 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 20.0 0.97 2.6666.65
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce