US trade (export - import) with Angola in 2015

Published or Updated: Feb 17, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Angola in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Angola

In 2015, US trade with Angola was $4,081.6 million, down 48.18% ($3,795.2 million) from 2014.

US exports to Angola in 2015 were $1,163.5 million, down 42.94% ($875.6 million) from 2014.

US imports from Angola in 2015 were $2,918.1 million, down 50.01% ($2,919.6 million) from 2014.

US trade deficit with Angola in 2015 was $1,754.6 million, a 53.81% decrease ($2,044.0 million) over 2014.

Angola was the US 64th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 54th in 2014), accounting for 0.11% of US total trade (down from 0.20% in 2014).

Angola was the US 74th largest export market in 2015 (down from 65th in 2014), accounting for 0.08% of US total exports (down from 0.13% in 2014).

Angola was the US 60th largest supplier in 2015 (down from 43rd in 2014), accounting for 0.13% of US total imports (down from 0.24% in 2014).

US Exports to Angola

The major share of US exports to Angola in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 56.60% of US total exports to Angola (59.39% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 16.60% of US total exports to Angola (14.21% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.78% of US total exports to Angola (14.53% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.84% of US total exports to Angola (6.73% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.47% of US total exports to Angola (1.68% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Angola in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $10.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Angola in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $239.2 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $181.0 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $162.4 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $73.6 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 $53.1 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $45.5 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $27.9 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $18.8 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $11.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $9.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $9.5 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $8.2 million;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $6.8 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $6.1 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $4.0 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $3.9 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $3.6 million.
US exports to Angola in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 115,164.4 9.90 277,605.8-58.52
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 50.0 0.00 185.3-73.01
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 89.8 0.01 936.5-90.42
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 7.2-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 4,518.6 0.39 10,613.0-57.42
10 Cereals 151.6 0.01 191.4-20.77
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 91.7 0.01 1,007.9-90.91
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 266.7 0.02 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 107.8 0.01 70.652.76
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 60.0 0.01 69.3-13.43
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 101.4 0.01 58.573.37
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 10.4 0.00 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 12.3 0.00 136.1-90.99
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 45.9 0.00 27.566.45
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,468.6 0.38 4,136.78.02
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 126.5 0.01 1,034.8-87.77
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 202.7 0.02 159.027.51
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 496.9 0.04 1,320.8-62.38
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,498.5 0.13 9,699.5-84.55
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 11,876.9 1.02 10,579.712.26
29 Organic chemicals 7,698.7 0.66 11,280.1-31.75
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,717.2 0.58 8,028.7-16.33
31 Fertilizers 63.3 0.01 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,438.7 0.12 1,258.814.29
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,239.5 0.36 4,039.54.95
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 5,470.3 0.47 8,308.9-34.16
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 412.2 0.04 484.4-14.92
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,265.4 0.11 1,662.7-23.89
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 197.9 0.02 287.5-31.15
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 40,825.3 3.51 50,314.2-18.86
39 Plastics and articles thereof 22,176.9 1.91 26,226.7-15.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12,082.3 1.04 14,756.4-18.12
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 4.5 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) 929.9 0.08 1,425.5-34.77
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 322.1 0.03 728.4-55.78
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 8.9 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 8,984.4 0.77 6,135.546.43
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 718.3 0.06 1,742.9-58.79
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 483.0 0.04 459.25.17
52 Cotton 2.6 0.00 13.2-79.99
54 Man-made filaments 33.7 0.00 367.6-90.83
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 38.0-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 11,102.2 0.95 866.61,181.10
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5.2 0.00 18.4-71.68
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 178.6 0.02 13.41,236.01
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 862.5 0.07 921.8-6.43
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 614.5 0.05 673.0-8.70
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,471.7 0.21 5,009.3-50.66
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 12,205.7 1.05 23,533.0-48.13
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,077.3 0.09 2,526.0-57.35
65 Headgear and parts thereof 167.4 0.01 322.4-48.08
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3.3 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 52.1 0.00 36.443.08
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 449.7 0.04 608.0-26.04
69 Ceramic products 378.5 0.03 1,174.0-67.76
70 Glass and glassware 2,353.0 0.20 3,391.6-30.62
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 280.6 0.02 173.361.92
72 Iron and steel 3,533.4 0.30 4,042.3-12.59
73 Articles of iron or steel 173,862.9 14.94 247,461.9-29.74
74 Copper and articles thereof 127.9 0.01 1,210.2-89.43
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2,434.7 0.21 2,273.47.09
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,174.8 0.10 1,303.0-9.84
78 Lead and articles thereof 292.5 0.03 92.1217.43
79 Zinc and articles thereof 260.1 0.02 68.6279.37
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 22.7-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 170.8 0.01 77.9119.36
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 9,205.1 0.79 28,027.2-67.16
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,030.2 0.17 5,129.0-60.42
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 491,478.8 42.24 730,678.5-32.74
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 53,758.6 4.62 106,826.4-49.68
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 486.0 0.04 2,555.6-80.98
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 30,889.8 2.65 76,370.3-59.55
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 35,025.9 3.01 215,996.6-83.78
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,903.5 0.34 7,761.7-49.71
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 42,967.4 3.69 70,881.6-39.38
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 400.5 0.03 568.1-29.50
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 452.6 0.04 274.265.03
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 200.3 0.02 55.1263.35
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 3,779.5 0.32 10,537.3-64.13
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 827.9 0.07 1,434.5-42.29
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 169.9 0.01 708.9-76.03
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 168.2-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 20,456.5 1.76 29,934.3-31.66

US Imports from Angola

The major share of US imports from Angola in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 97.50% of US total imports from Angola (99.74% in 2014);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.31% of US total imports from Angola (0.10% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Angola in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $61.4 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Angola in 2015 over the 2014 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 $2,977.3 million.
US imports from Angola in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 24.5 0.00 86.3-71.61
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 15.9 0.00 105.0-84.91
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,845,136.0 97.50 5,822,391.4-51.13
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.0 0.00 7.7-86.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 56.9-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,447.6 0.15 4,629.8-3.93
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 18.2-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 35.9 0.00 15.5130.88
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 67,364.4 2.31 5,971.81,028.05
73 Articles of iron or steel 21.4 0.00 265.5-91.92
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 4.5 0.00 0.0
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 0.00 270.0-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 175.0-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,090.3 0.04 3,751.5-70.94
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce