US trade with Yemen in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 26, 2017

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

US Trade with Yemen

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Yemen was $63.8 million, down 14.60% ($10.9 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Yemen in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $63.4 million, down 14.41% ($10.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Yemen in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $0.4 million, down 38.76% ($0.2 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Yemen in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $63.1 million, a 14.21% decrease ($10.4 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Yemen was the US 138th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 126th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0065% of US total trade (down from 0.0081% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Yemen was the US 118th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 110th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0165% of US total exports (down from 0.0204% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Yemen was the US 198th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 192nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Yemen

The major share of US exports to Yemen 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) - 78.68% of US total exports to Yemen (80.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 14.49% of US total exports to Yemen (9.97% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.68% of US total exports to Yemen (3.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.45% of US total exports to Yemen (3.38% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.39% of US total exports to Yemen (1.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.4 million.

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $4.3 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $3.8 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Yemen 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
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7.5 0.01 737.1-98.98
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 19.7 0.03 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,196.5 3.46 6,031.4-63.58
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 180.0-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
10 Cereals 40,202.8 63.38 41,395.9-2.88
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 499.5 0.79 454.89.84
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5,765.4 9.09 10,040.7-42.58
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 16.2 0.03 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 22.4-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,198.3 1.89 583.6105.31
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 77.4-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4.6 0.01 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 245.1 0.39 1,163.7-78.93
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3.8 0.01 19.3-80.33
30 Pharmaceutical products 305.9 0.48 154.098.68
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 85.9 0.14 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 28.3 0.04 287.0-90.16
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 0.02 130.9-92.42
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 437.9 0.69 1,029.5-57.46
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 116.0 0.18 248.6-53.33
39 Plastics and articles thereof 568.8 0.90 636.5-10.63
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 30.0 0.05 2.8972.19
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,703.0 2.68 2,955.2-42.37
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 18.4-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 35.6 0.06 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5.9 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 16.4 0.03 9.473.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 390.9 0.62 37.9930.59
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 402.3 0.63 219.583.22
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 29.1-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,194.4 12.92 7,045.116.31
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 206.9 0.33 56.2268.48
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 12.0 0.02 10.020.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 73.0-100.00

US Imports from Yemen

The major share of US imports from Yemen 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) - 92.01% of US total imports from Yemen (75.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.56% of US total imports from Yemen (24.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.03% of US total imports from Yemen (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $0.0 million.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US imports from Yemen 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
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 36.3 9.90 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 277.1 75.51 422.7-34.43
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3.8 1.03 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 30.0-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 15.0 4.09 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5.5 1.49 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3.8 1.03 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2.6 0.71 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.6 0.17 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13.1 3.56 146.2-91.07
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce