US trade (export - import) with Algeria in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 01, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Algeria in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Algeria

In 2013, US trade with Algeria was $6,809.2 million, down 41.12% ($4,755.3 million) from 2012.

US exports to Algeria in 2013 totaled $1,848.7 million, up 35.62% ($485.5 million) from 2012.

US imports from Algeria in 2013 were $4,960.5 million, down 51.37% ($5,240.8 million) from 2012.

US trade deficit with Algeria in 2013 was $3,111.8 million, a 64.79% decrease ($5,726.4 million) over 2012.

Algeria was the US 56th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 44th in 2012), accounting for 0.17% of US total trade (down from 0.30% in 2012).

Algeria was the US 66th largest export market in 2013 (up from 71st in 2012), accounting for 0.12% of US total exports (up from 0.09% in 2012).

Algeria was the US 48th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 33rd in 2012), accounting for 0.21% of US total imports (down from 0.44% in 2012).

US Exports to Algeria

The major share of US exports to Algeria in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 53.77% of US total exports to Algeria (65.00% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 17.86% of US total exports to Algeria (2.16% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.88% of US total exports to Algeria (16.02% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.92% of US total exports to Algeria (9.51% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.84% of US total exports to Algeria (2.55% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.46% of US total exports to Algeria (2.85% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Algeria in 2013 over 2012 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 $300.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $187.7 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $108.3 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $96.1 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $22.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $16.8 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $11.4 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $5.6 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Algeria in 2013 over 2012 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) - a decrease of $173.2 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $33.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $26.6 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $9.6 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $6.0 million.
US exports to Algeria in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
01 Live animals 164.5 0.01 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 132,888.0 7.19 24,629.7439.54
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 17,545.7 0.95 6,136.5185.92
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 43,535.0 2.35 43,988.9-1.03
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4.8 0.00 29.8-83.78
10 Cereals 60,425.9 3.27 93,647.7-35.48
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 3,738.5-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 10,587.4 0.57 7,858.434.73
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 472.1 0.03 1,116.4-57.72
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 103.5 0.01 63.962.02
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7,762.1 0.42 17,398.0-55.38
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 669.1-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 110.4 0.01 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 30.2-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6,724.2 0.36 8,132.8-17.32
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,859.9 0.26 2,096.1131.85
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,445.9 0.46 8,785.4-3.86
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 443.6 0.02 428.93.44
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 329,715.2 17.83 28,959.61,038.53
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,131.2 0.12 1,229.973.28
29 Organic chemicals 2,505.9 0.14 6,763.5-62.95
30 Pharmaceutical products 16,542.5 0.89 10,912.951.59
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,994.8 0.11 2,601.4-23.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 391.2 0.02 324.820.45
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 2,245.4 0.12 1,140.096.97
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,263.0 0.12 1,328.070.40
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 391.4 0.02 1,148.3-65.91
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 130.3 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 13,655.6 0.74 18,730.5-27.09
39 Plastics and articles thereof 97,152.1 5.26 80,390.220.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,000.6 0.38 5,042.138.84
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 30.5 0.00 132.7-77.01
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 803.7 0.04 2,139.1-62.43
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 16.1-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 28,434.7 1.54 26,566.57.03
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,591.5 0.19 5,414.9-33.67
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,125.0 0.06 626.279.64
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,989.0 0.16 2,579.815.86
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 368.8 0.02 1,033.6-64.32
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 10.5 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 12.6-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 109.3 0.01 139.1-21.41
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 233.2 0.01 510.2-54.29
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 122.6 0.01 62.795.61
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 387.8 0.02 278.539.28
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 401.0 0.02 398.10.73
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 823.2 0.04 699.617.67
65 Headgear and parts thereof 55.0 0.00 65.9-16.57
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 142.1 0.01 423.3-66.43
69 Ceramic products 280.0 0.02 3.67,661.56
70 Glass and glassware 252.9 0.01 514.0-50.79
72 Iron and steel 12.2 0.00 92.5-86.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 11,882.0 0.64 17,886.1-33.57
74 Copper and articles thereof 46.3 0.00 58.3-20.52
75 Nickel and articles thereof 556.8 0.03 404.237.76
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 173.9 0.01 878.5-80.20
78 Lead and articles thereof 4.5 0.00 137.7-96.76
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 53.7 0.00 93.1-42.32
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 13,486.8 0.73 13,453.40.25
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 795.0 0.04 5,814.3-86.33
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 441,213.4 23.87 253,464.474.07
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 312,891.9 16.92 486,122.9-35.64
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 2,860.3 0.15 682.5319.09
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 57,172.5 3.09 34,804.964.27
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 145,220.5 7.86 49,115.1195.67
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,198.1 0.06 1,854.9-35.41
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 33,440.1 1.81 60,053.6-44.32
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,448.9 0.13 1,757.339.36
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 1,168.6 0.06 3,802.2-69.27
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 104.5 0.01 253.1-58.69
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 75.7 0.00 55.037.84
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 13,545.0 0.73 13,433.70.83

US Imports from Algeria

The major share of US imports from Algeria in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 99.79% of US total imports from Algeria (99.95% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Algeria in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in US imports from Algeria in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $5,246.3 million.
US imports from Algeria in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 539.0 0.01 490.69.85
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 63.2-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 2.1-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 241.0 0.00 13.21,730.47
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,949,726.1 99.78 10,195,999.2-51.45
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 154.2 0.00 141.09.32
29 Organic chemicals 41.2 0.00 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 1.2-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1.7 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.7 0.00 3.9-55.25
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 90.0 0.00 198.4-54.62
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 55.1-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.5 0.00 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.1 0.00 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 79.4 0.00 175.2-54.72
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2.2 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 53.1 0.00 485.0-89.06
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 86.6 0.00 23.3272.21
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 28.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 68.0 0.00 142.0-52.11
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 3.9 0.00 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 95.5 0.00 14.3570.13
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 34.4 0.00 99.3-65.33
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 9,263.6 0.19 3,356.4176.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce