US trade with Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 15, 2018

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

US Trade with Angola

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Angola was $1,299.8 million, down 0.85% ($11.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $275.9 million, down 17.90% ($60.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $1,023.8 million, up 5.03% ($49.0 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $747.9 million, a 17.09% increase ($109.2 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Angola was the US 59th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 58th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1317% of US total trade (down from 0.1599% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Angola was the US 75th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 68th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0724% of US total exports (down from 0.0970% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Angola was the US 54th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 53rd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1691% of US total imports (down from 0.2059% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Angola

The major share of US exports to Angola 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) - 70.89% of US total exports to Angola (82.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.35% of US total exports to Angola (8.88% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.88% of US total exports to Angola (3.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.39% of US total exports to Angola (0.45% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.28% of US total exports to Angola (2.43% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • 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) - an increase of $133.4 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $19.4 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $5.1 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $1.0 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Angola 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 $185.7 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $24.1 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $2.5 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 $1.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $0.9 million.
US exports to Angola 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 47,556.1 17.23 28,137.369.01
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 52.2 0.02 43.819.23
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 93.8 0.03 23.9292.84
10 Cereals 5,097.1 1.85 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 10.2-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 86.7 0.03 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 70.1 0.03 20.4243.02
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 7.7-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 423.6 0.15 1,618.0-73.82
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 24.3 0.01 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 61.0-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 7.1 0.00 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 227.2 0.08 994.5-77.15
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 107.7 0.04 401.6-73.18
29 Organic chemicals 816.4 0.30 967.1-15.58
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 22.5-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,323.9 0.48 47.72,674.72
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 783.8 0.28 143.1447.92
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 521.7 0.19 1,213.2-57.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4.6 0.00 87.8-94.74
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 6.0 0.00 680.3-99.12
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,479.0 0.90 4,991.5-50.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,996.5 1.45 2,665.549.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 674.7 0.24 1,543.9-56.30
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 30.5 0.01 105.3-71.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 57.5-100.00
45 Cork and articles of cork 4.7 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,780.0 0.65 811.7119.30
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 215.9 0.08 68.7214.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 16.5 0.01 36.0-54.25
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 11.8-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 36.4-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 11.0 0.00 315.6-96.50
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 318.6 0.12 57.0459.20
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 50.3 0.02 76.4-34.12
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 163.5 0.06 355.9-54.08
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,152.6 1.14 500.3530.17
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 114.8 0.04 156.1-26.45
65 Headgear and parts thereof 28.4 0.01 14.793.16
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2.7 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 38.9 0.01 143.3-72.85
69 Ceramic products 5.0 0.00 70.3-92.89
70 Glass and glassware 612.1 0.22 144.9322.49
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 13.2-100.00
72 Iron and steel 6.5 0.00 46.9-86.14
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,361.4 0.86 6,032.1-60.85
74 Copper and articles thereof 7.7 0.00 146.4-94.75
75 Nickel and articles thereof 362.8 0.13 480.7-24.54
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.9 0.00 62.5-92.18
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 20.8 0.01 33.3-37.54
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 179.8 0.07 903.6-80.10
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 596.9 0.22 475.525.54
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 42,364.0 15.35 66,436.1-36.23
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 10,174.1 3.69 11,386.9-10.65
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 133,964.7 48.55 601.422,174.77
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,389.7 0.50 2,513.9-44.72
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 5,475.6 1.98 191,145.7-97.14
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 13.9 0.01 130.5-89.35
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,216.3 0.80 4,730.0-53.14
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 14.0 0.01 97.0-85.55
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 135.3 0.05 279.8-51.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 47.3 0.02 2.71,622.77
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 113.3 0.04 21.1437.15
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 5,585.7 2.02 3,921.642.44

US Imports from Angola

The major share of US imports from Angola 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) - 95.18% of US total imports from Angola (95.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 4.81% of US total imports from Angola (4.11% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Angola 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 $41.0 million;
  • 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 $9.2 million.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US imports from Angola 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
(%)
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 44.3-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 974,510.9 95.18 933,487.34.39
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 619.5-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.1 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 69.3-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 24.9-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 49,297.3 4.81 40,083.822.99
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 28.7 0.00 509.7-94.38
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce