US trade (export - import) with Algeria in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 07, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Algeria in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Algeria

In 2014, US trade with Algeria totaled $7,411.6 million, up 8.85% ($602.4 million) from 2013.

US exports to Algeria in 2014 totaled $2,617.0 million, up 41.56% ($768.3 million) from 2013.

US imports from Algeria in 2014 were $4,794.6 million, down 3.34% ($165.9 million) from 2013.

US trade deficit with Algeria in 2014 was $2,177.6 million, a 30.02% decrease ($934.2 million) over 2013.

Algeria was the US 55th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 56th in 2013), accounting for 0.18% of US total trade (up from 0.17% in 2013).

Algeria was the US 54th largest export market in 2014 (up from 66th in 2013), accounting for 0.16% of US total exports (up from 0.12% in 2013).

Algeria was the US 50th largest supplier in 2014 (down from 48th in 2013), accounting for 0.20% of US total imports (down from 0.21% in 2013).

US Exports to Algeria

The major share of US exports to Algeria in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 79.17% of US total exports to Algeria (53.77% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.74% of US total exports to Algeria (15.88% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.85% of US total exports to Algeria (7.92% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.45% of US total exports to Algeria (1.46% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.04% of US total exports to Algeria (17.86% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.66% of US total exports to Algeria (1.84% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Algeria in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $781.1 million;
  • 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 $434.3 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $34.4 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $26.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $20.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Algeria in 2014 over 2013 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 $277.0 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $128.6 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $58.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $35.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $23.9 million.
US exports to Algeria in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
01 Live animals 152.5 0.01 164.5-7.28
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2.7 0.00 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 74,203.4 2.84 132,888.0-44.16
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 10,533.9 0.40 17,545.7-39.96
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 37,610.8 1.44 43,535.0-13.61
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 91.0 0.00 4.81,783.67
10 Cereals 86,440.4 3.30 60,425.943.05
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 7,653.6 0.29 10,587.4-27.71
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 115.2 0.00 472.1-75.59
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 156.1 0.01 103.550.79
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 7,762.1-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 993.7 0.04 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 734.1 0.03 110.4564.94
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 57.7 0.00 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4,716.5 0.18 6,724.2-29.86
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,158.4 0.12 4,859.9-35.01
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,069.2 0.08 8,445.9-75.50
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 676.9 0.03 443.652.59
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 52,709.1 2.01 329,715.2-84.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 653.6 0.02 2,131.2-69.33
29 Organic chemicals 4,666.1 0.18 2,505.986.20
30 Pharmaceutical products 21,918.9 0.84 16,542.532.50
31 Fertilizers 124.9 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,848.9 0.07 1,994.8-7.31
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 415.0 0.02 391.26.08
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 1,979.5 0.08 2,245.4-11.84
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,476.8 0.06 2,263.0-34.74
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,417.9 0.05 391.4262.23
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 618.2 0.02 130.3374.61
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 12,797.1 0.49 13,655.6-6.29
39 Plastics and articles thereof 73,218.4 2.80 97,152.1-24.64
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,826.9 0.22 7,000.6-16.77
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 40.3 0.00 30.532.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,862.3 0.15 803.7380.59
45 Cork and articles of cork 22.4 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 34,827.4 1.33 28,434.722.48
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,932.0 0.07 3,591.5-46.21
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,915.0 0.11 1,125.0159.12
54 Man-made filaments 109.7 0.00 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 4,492.4 0.17 2,989.050.30
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 295.5 0.01 368.8-19.86
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 10.0 0.00 10.5-5.08
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 8.9 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 188.6 0.01 109.372.49
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 403.7 0.02 233.273.14
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 279.2 0.01 122.6127.68
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 425.1 0.02 387.89.62
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 225.1 0.01 401.0-43.87
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,633.3 0.06 823.298.40
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 55.0-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 351.3 0.01 142.1147.20
69 Ceramic products 321.6 0.01 280.014.85
70 Glass and glassware 261.9 0.01 252.93.53
72 Iron and steel 71.9 0.00 12.2491.06
73 Articles of iron or steel 46,325.0 1.77 11,882.0289.88
74 Copper and articles thereof 254.2 0.01 46.3448.96
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,227.3 0.05 556.8120.40
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 156.6 0.01 173.9-9.95
78 Lead and articles thereof 6.3 0.00 4.540.17
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 144.8 0.01 53.7169.83
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 14,933.2 0.57 13,486.810.72
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 902.5 0.03 795.013.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,222,319.5 46.71 441,213.4177.04
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 747,214.7 28.55 312,891.9138.81
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 8,005.8 0.31 2,860.3179.90
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 22,186.9 0.85 57,172.5-61.19
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 16,582.9 0.63 145,220.5-88.58
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,756.2 0.07 1,198.146.58
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 53,680.8 2.05 33,440.160.53
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 75.9 0.00 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 5.8 0.00 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 188.0 0.01 2,448.9-92.32
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 3,291.5 0.13 1,168.6181.67
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 149.1 0.01 104.542.61
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 45.1 0.00 75.7-40.42
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 15,826.0 0.60 13,545.016.84

US Imports from Algeria

The major share of US imports from Algeria in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 98.93% of US total imports from Algeria (99.79% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Algeria in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $34.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Algeria in 2014 over the 2013 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 $206.5 million.
US imports from Algeria in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 583.4 0.01 539.08.25
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9.5 0.00 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 89.9 0.00 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7.2 0.00 241.0-97.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,743,224.1 98.93 4,949,726.1-4.17
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9,158.5 0.19 154.25,839.60
29 Organic chemicals 34,048.7 0.71 41.282,508.49
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.8 0.00 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 1.7-100.00
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 1.7-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 90.0-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 107.7 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 1.1-100.00
69 Ceramic products 11.2 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 2.1 0.00 79.4-97.31
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.5 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 2.2-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 162.1 0.00 53.1205.48
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 1,561.7 0.03 86.61,702.71
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 469.3 0.01 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 54.3 0.00 68.0-20.08
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 3.9-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 48.1 0.00 95.5-49.63
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 76.5 0.00 34.4122.30
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4,977.3 0.10 9,263.6-46.27
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce