US trade (export - import) with Burkina Faso in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

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

US Trade with Burkina Faso

In 2013, US trade with Burkina Faso totaled $83.8 million, up 68.85% ($34.2 million) from 2012.

US exports to Burkina Faso in 2013 totaled $77.6 million, up 64.14% ($30.3 million) from 2012.

US imports from Burkina Faso in 2013 totaled $6.2 million, up 163.06% ($3.9 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Burkina Faso in 2013 was $71.4 million, a 58.93% increase ($26.5 million) over 2012.

Burkina Faso was the US 168th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 179th in 2012), accounting for 0.0021% of US total trade (up from 0.0013% in 2012).

Burkina Faso was the US 155th largest export market in 2013 (up from 167th in 2012), accounting for 0.0049% of US total exports (up from 0.0031% in 2012).

Burkina Faso was the US 173rd largest supplier in 2013 (up from 188th in 2012), accounting for 0.0003% of US total imports (up from 0.0001% in 2012).

US Exports to Burkina Faso

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 48.47% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (50.57% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 20.52% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (9.74% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.43% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (26.51% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.15% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (2.08% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.76% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (4.75% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Burkina Faso in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $8,863.6 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $6,318.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $5,387.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4,712.1 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $3,557.5 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $2,495.8 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,230.4 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1,368.8 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,182.4 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $737.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $570.7 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $475.1 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $391.5 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $275.3 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $267.3 thousand;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $245.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Burkina Faso in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2,989.7 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $2,693.3 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,369.0 thousand;
  • 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 $1,121.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $479.8 thousand;
  • 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 $318.6 thousand.
US exports to Burkina Faso 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 31.6 0.04 29.37.77
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 808.7 1.04 1,002.9-19.36
10 Cereals 420.7 0.54 3,410.4-87.66
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4,310.1 5.55 752.6472.73
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 85.0 0.11 53.359.53
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 986.4 1.27 2,355.4-58.12
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,534.3 1.98 4,227.6-63.71
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 475.1 0.61 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 198.4 0.26 678.2-70.75
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 17.3 0.02 17.9-3.66
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3.1 0.00 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 21.3 0.03 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 19.4 0.03 3.5456.85
29 Organic chemicals 5.2 0.01 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,817.7 13.94 1,954.0453.60
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 88.1-100.00
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 24.8 0.03 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 11.7 0.02 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,132.2 2.75 1,561.636.55
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,405.4 1.81 223.1530.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,508.5 1.94 770.795.72
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 67.9 0.09 25.6165.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 23.0-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 27.7 0.04 34.3-19.13
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 188.7 0.24 133.141.77
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,249.9 2.90 2,004.812.23
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 12.3 0.02 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 35.0 0.05 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 87.2 0.11 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 508.0 0.65 232.7118.31
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 22.6 0.03 0.0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3.8 0.00 4.3-11.31
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 10.7 0.01 4.9118.95
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 21.4-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 8.2 0.01 0.0
72 Iron and steel 204.2 0.26 38.8425.94
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,077.3 9.12 758.5833.01
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 14.5-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 14.4 0.02 5.6156.53
78 Lead and articles thereof 11.5 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 465.9 0.60 74.3526.61
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 104.6 0.13 90.715.31
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20,298.8 26.16 14,911.236.13
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 4,031.2 5.19 5,152.4-21.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,691.5 8.62 1,979.4238.06
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 3,366.7 4.34 870.9286.58
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,223.5 4.15 993.1224.58
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 12.9-100.00
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 90.2 0.12 408.7-77.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 294.4 0.38 27.1987.98
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7.7 0.01 4.283.57
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,677.6 4.74 2,308.959.28

US Imports from Burkina Faso

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 51.98% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (52.71% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.82% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (0.73% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.23% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (0.72% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.87% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (1.08% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.10% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (0.72% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.84% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (1.59% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (1.09% in 2012).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,507.5 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1,186.3 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $248.2 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $234.9 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $149.4 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $125.3 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $111.3 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $60.6 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $60.6 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $58.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $47.8 thousand;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - an increase of $44.4 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $43.8 thousand;
  • 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 $26.7 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $19.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Burkina Faso in 2013 over the 2012 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) - a decrease of $25.8 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $20.3 thousand.
US imports from Burkina Faso 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 2,713.2 43.63 1,205.7125.03
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 125.3 2.01 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 92.7 1.49 34.6168.15
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 240.8 3.87 5.93,958.05
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 60.6 0.97 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 20.3-100.00
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 116.5 1.87 5.22,132.38
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.5 0.01 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6.5 0.10 20.0-67.42
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 29.0 0.47 33.3-13.14
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 23.4 0.38 4.2460.92
52 Cotton 5.1 0.08 5.7-11.17
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1.8 0.03 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 152.4 2.45 3.04,926.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 14.4 0.23 8.667.22
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.5 0.01 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.3 0.02 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 25.8-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 17.7 0.29 10.372.60
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 50.5 0.81 6.7655.58
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 64.4 1.04 3.81,586.79
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 26.7 0.43 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 13.2-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 47.8 0.77 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 69.4 1.12 25.0177.44
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 17.1 0.28 13.328.44
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 7.4-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 394.3 6.34 146.1169.83
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,946.9 31.31 760.6155.97
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce