US trade with Togo in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 23, 2017

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

US Trade with Togo

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Togo totaled $240.6 million, up 111.67% ($126.9 million) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Togo in the first half of 2017 totaled $233.6 million, up 114.24% ($124.6 million) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Togo in the first half of 2017 totaled $7.0 million, up 51.13% ($2.4 million) from the first half of 2016.

US trade surplus with Togo in the first half of 2017 was $226.6 million, a 117.04% increase ($122.2 million) over the first half of 2016.

Togo was the US 116th largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (up from 134th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0125% of US total trade (up from 0.0063% in the first half of 2016).

Togo was the US 97th largest export market in the first half of 2017 (up from 118th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0309% of US total exports (up from 0.0153% in the first half of 2016).

Togo was the US 163rd largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (up from 168th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0006% of US total imports (up from 0.0004% in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Togo

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 83.79% of US total exports to Togo (65.11% in the first half of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.30% of US total exports to Togo (12.90% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.47% of US total exports to Togo (12.88% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.14% of US total exports to Togo (6.30% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.35% of US total exports to Togo (1.66% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Togo 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 $124.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $5.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1.2 million.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $0.8 million.
US exports to Togo 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 287.0 0.12 276.53.79
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,042.1 0.45 1,158.9-10.08
10 Cereals 1,615.3 0.69 4,962.7-67.45
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,099.5 0.47 1,887.5-41.75
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,712.2 0.73 2,510.4-31.79
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,340.5 1.86 3,091.240.42
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 227.0 0.10 151.749.68
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 93.6 0.04 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 21.5 0.01 8.5152.51
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 18.6 0.01 18.60.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 195,726.3 83.78 70,983.0175.74
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 313.2-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 378.0 0.16 60.1528.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5.9 0.00 8.7-32.48
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6.7 0.00 9.5-29.35
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 8.5 0.00 10.0-15.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 48.2 0.02 57.7-16.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,714.5 2.87 6,298.76.60
40 Rubber and articles thereof 171.1 0.07 106.960.09
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.3 0.00 3.9-14.57
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 23.7 0.01 19.124.26
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 22.3-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 37.0-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9.2 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4.5 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 18.6 0.01 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 15.8 0.01 58.2-72.92
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 534.2 0.23 1,484.5-64.01
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 232.8 0.10 196.218.65
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3.0 0.00 14.0-78.66
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6.9 0.00 0.0
69 Ceramic products 3.4 0.00 50.0-93.27
70 Glass and glassware 177.8 0.08 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 55.0 0.02 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 2.7 0.00 68.1-95.97
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 5.8-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.2 0.00 7.0-40.36
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 21.0-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 787.3 0.34 2,931.6-73.15
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 222.3 0.10 403.7-44.93
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 15,595.3 6.68 10,386.550.15
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 109.9 0.05 53.6104.94
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 96.9 0.04 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 246.9 0.11 287.2-14.05
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 308.5 0.13 319.7-3.50
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 29.1 0.01 8.5242.35

US Imports from Togo

The major share of US imports from Togo 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) - 61.25% of US total imports from Togo (55.87% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 28.77% of US total imports from Togo (26.35% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.56% of US total imports from Togo (11.62% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.24% of US total imports from Togo (1.23% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Togo 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 $1.7 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $0.0 million.

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

  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork (HS code 46) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • 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) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US imports from Togo 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 446.8 6.38 362.923.13
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 81.1 1.16 35.8126.23
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 920.0 13.13 531.073.25
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2.3 0.03 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 162.7 2.32 89.681.49
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 89.4 1.28 12.7605.64
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 286.9 4.09 175.063.96
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3.8 0.05 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 23.3 0.33 8.1187.58
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 35.7-100.00
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 459.6 6.56 503.0-8.64
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.5 0.01 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 36.2 0.52 86.4-58.14
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7.6 0.11 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 9.4 0.13 57.3-83.63
52 Cotton 4.3 0.06 2.759.00
54 Man-made filaments 3.3 0.05 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 1.3-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 24.3 0.35 10.5132.09
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.2 0.02 8.6-86.27
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 4,260.2 60.78 2,568.265.88
72 Iron and steel 27.9 0.40 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 38.3 0.55 0.0
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 9.5 0.13 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 10.3-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce