US trade with Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 10, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Algeria

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Algeria was $1,237.0 million, down 4.95% ($64.4 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $192.6 million, down 62.12% ($315.9 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $1,044.4 million, up 31.71% ($251.5 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $851.7 million, a 199.48% increase ($567.3 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Algeria was the US 62nd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 59th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1253% of US total trade (down from 0.1587% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Algeria was the US 80th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 57th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0505% of US total exports (down from 0.1468% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Algeria was the US 53rd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 60th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1725% of US total imports (up from 0.1675% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Algeria

The major share of US exports to Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.86% of US total exports to Algeria (63.87% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.17% of US total exports to Algeria (5.51% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.24% of US total exports to Algeria (2.38% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.55% of US total exports to Algeria (24.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.27% of US total exports to Algeria (0.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.88% of US total exports to Algeria (1.56% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $15.6 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $13.8 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $5.6 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $5.2 million;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.7 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $111.8 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $76.4 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) - a decrease of $60.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $40.1 million;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $34.5 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $9.9 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $7.4 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $6.4 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $3.2 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $3.1 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $1.1 million.
US exports to Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 127.7 0.07 391.2-67.35
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 56.0-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 282.0 0.15 3,471.7-91.88
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 9.8 0.01 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,982.0 1.03 1,800.810.06
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 749.3 0.39 3,823.7-80.40
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7.3 0.00 0.0
10 Cereals 15,765.9 8.18 92,189.0-82.90
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,027.1 0.53 2,591.3-60.37
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 20.2-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 9,859.2-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 82.0 0.04 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 399.6 0.21 236.169.22
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 6,441.4-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,473.3 0.76 376.2291.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 346.8 0.18 2,829.5-87.74
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 36.1 0.02 37.2-2.73
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13,969.5 7.25 183.37,519.35
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 291.3 0.15 1,426.5-79.58
29 Organic chemicals 196.3 0.10 426.9-54.01
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,957.4 3.09 312.71,805.30
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 433.0 0.22 597.1-27.47
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 78.8 0.04 141.4-44.23
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 672.4 0.35 618.38.75
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 205.5 0.11 109.987.01
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 242.5 0.13 182.832.62
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 12,751.7 6.62 14,269.0-10.63
39 Plastics and articles thereof 11,106.0 5.76 9,465.217.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,134.7 0.59 479.9136.43
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 24.1 0.01 7.9205.64
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 330.0-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 7,734.8 4.01 6,997.010.54
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,648.7 0.86 328.7401.56
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 27.3 0.01 266.1-89.75
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 113.9-100.00
52 Cotton 25.8 0.01 37.3-30.83
55 Man-made staple fibers 15.5 0.01 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7.4 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 29.1-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 87.4 0.05 45.990.72
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 9.5 0.00 11.0-13.82
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 162.5 0.08 91.976.70
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 8.3 0.00 7.95.12
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 14.0 0.01 9.448.18
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 976.5 0.51 9.310,400.27
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8.0 0.00 388.3-97.93
69 Ceramic products 2,557.1 1.33 515.1396.43
70 Glass and glassware 83.4 0.04 78.46.37
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4.9 0.00 0.0
72 Iron and steel 231.6 0.12 2,660.5-91.30
73 Articles of iron or steel 19,185.8 9.96 3,569.9437.44
74 Copper and articles thereof 27.2 0.01 9.4190.27
75 Nickel and articles thereof 89.6 0.05 247.3-63.77
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 99.2 0.05 68.544.94
79 Zinc and articles thereof 36.8 0.02 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 37.9 0.02 6.2509.20
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,116.3 1.62 4,306.1-27.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 758.0 0.39 1,250.8-39.40
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 45,637.8 23.69 85,783.2-46.80
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 13,766.6 7.15 74,535.0-81.53
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 10.5 0.01 34,558.0-99.97
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,097.0 0.57 8,477.4-87.06
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 2,543.0 1.32 114,303.2-97.78
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4.4 0.00 58.0-92.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,951.9 4.13 7,063.812.57
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 11.2 0.01 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 378.9 0.20 194.694.67
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 219.0-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 170.9 0.09 5.82,863.30
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 14,772.0 7.67 9,593.553.98

US Imports from Algeria

The major share of US imports from Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 98.86% of US total imports from Algeria (98.66% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter 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 $250.2 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $3.8 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $4.4 million.
US imports from Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,465.5 0.14 480.9204.73
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,032,480.3 98.86 782,283.731.98
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 587.3 0.06 59.3890.90
31 Fertilizers 249.4 0.02 4,611.5-94.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
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 1.1-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4.0 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 25.5-100.00
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 2.6-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 11.3 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 306.2 0.03 36.1747.91
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 36.5 0.00 0.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 18.5-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 65.7 0.01 29.3124.40
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 79.3 0.01 89.2-11.11
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 9,110.5 0.87 5,286.872.33
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce