US trade (export - import) with Togo in 2018

Published or Updated: Jul 15, 2019

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Togo in 2018: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Togo

In 2018, US trade with Togo totaled $597.3 million, up 19.28% ($96.6 million) from 2017.

US exports to Togo in 2018 totaled $583.3 million, up 20.16% ($97.9 million) from 2017.

US imports from Togo in 2018 were $14.0 million, down 8.56% ($1.3 million) from 2017.

US trade surplus with Togo in 2018 was $569.3 million, a 21.10% increase ($99.2 million) over 2017.

Togo was the US 115th largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 116th in 2017), accounting for 0.0140% of US total trade (up from 0.0127% in 2017).

Togo was the US 95th largest export market in 2018 (up from 96th in 2017), accounting for 0.0350% of US total exports (up from 0.0314% in 2017).

Togo was the US 165th largest supplier in 2018 (down from 157th in 2017), accounting for 0.0005% of US total imports (down from 0.0006% in 2017).

US Exports to Togo

The major share of US exports to Togo in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 83.08% of US total exports to Togo (86.31% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.75% of US total exports to Togo (7.15% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.69% of US total exports to Togo (1.98% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.16% of US total exports to Togo (3.10% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Togo in 2018 over 2017 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 $65.7 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $17.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $14.7 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $2.8 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Togo in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $3.3 million.
US exports to Togo in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 93.2 0.02 378.4-75.38
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 207.3 0.04 106.894.19
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 946.2 0.16 1,042.1-9.21
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4.0 0.00 0.0
10 Cereals 312.6 0.05 1,621.1-80.72
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,178.1 0.20 1,099.57.14
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,537.0 0.78 1,712.2164.98
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,215.5 0.89 8,516.5-38.76
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 118.2 0.02 464.9-74.58
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 93.6-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 15.5 0.00 37.2-58.48
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 37.4-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 484,610.9 83.08 418,935.015.68
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 21.4 0.00 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 17,242.9 2.96 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 31.1 0.01 430.5-92.77
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 6.0 0.00 5.92.18
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 197.3 0.03 33.7484.87
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 19.1 0.00 16.019.07
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 4.2 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 302.4 0.05 82.6265.95
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,991.6 1.54 8,526.25.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 543.5 0.09 538.60.90
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 117.3 0.02 0.0
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 27.9-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4.1 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 5.9 0.00 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 198.4 0.03 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 181.9 0.03 45.4300.84
55 Man-made staple fibers 5.0 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 5.9 0.00 56.2-89.49
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 23.0 0.00 4.5411.11
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 15.0 0.00 25.7-41.60
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 17.2 0.00 22.2-22.62
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,353.2 0.23 1,084.724.75
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 321.6 0.06 669.2-51.94
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
69 Ceramic products 351.9 0.06 199.776.23
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 355.5-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 55.0-100.00
72 Iron and steel 15.9 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 88.0 0.02 21.4310.66
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 51.1 0.01 42.919.16
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 61.2-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,002.2 0.51 2,444.822.80
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 583.2 0.10 535.68.88
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 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 45,663.9 7.83 30,961.647.49
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 163.6 0.03 329.7-50.39
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 575.0 0.10 96.9493.68
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,025.2 0.18 329.3211.32
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 22.3 0.00 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 842.3 0.14 684.223.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 86.9 0.01 5.51,480.55
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 308.9 0.05 54.3468.57
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 16.0 0.00 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,661.0 0.63 3,612.41.35

US Imports from Togo

The major share of US imports from Togo in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 48.22% of US total imports from Togo (57.66% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.12% of US total imports from Togo (29.66% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.40% of US total imports from Togo (8.15% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.59% of US total imports from Togo (0.86% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Togo in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $2.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Togo in 2018 over the 2017 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) - a decrease of $2.0 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US imports from Togo in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2017
USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
01 Live animals 616.2 4.40 538.514.43
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 20.0 0.14 5.4272.22
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3.4 0.02 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 47.4 0.34 241.5-80.39
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,135.2 8.10 2,386.1-52.43
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2.8 0.02 2.320.01
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 173.1 1.24 322.1-46.25
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 15.0 0.11 300.0-95.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 617.3 4.40 633.7-2.59
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 5.1 0.04 3.831.97
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3.2 0.02 15.8-79.47
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 33.0 0.24 93.8-64.81
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8.6 0.06 3.8124.06
29 Organic chemicals 59.8 0.43 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 24.9 0.18 14.077.10
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 1,230.4 8.78 1,233.3-0.24
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3.2 0.02 1.1192.03
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.8 0.01 41.9-98.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 91.9 0.66 9.8836.55
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 9.4-100.00
52 Cotton 2.0 0.01 5.8-65.95
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1.3 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5.7 0.04 1.3328.71
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 29.6 0.21 47.2-37.36
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2.6 0.02 13.7-81.24
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 2.1-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 1.5-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 6,718.3 47.93 8,763.3-23.34
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 17.3-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 27.9-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 282.7 2.02 91.8207.86
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 0.0 0.00 40.1-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 80.5 0.57 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 7.6 0.05 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 1.3 0.01 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 9.9-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 32.9 0.23 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,762.0 19.70 447.2517.60
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce