US trade (export - import) with Burkina Faso in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 08, 2017

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

US Trade with Burkina Faso

In 2014, US trade with Burkina Faso was $78.6 million, down 6.23% ($5.2 million) from 2013.

US exports to Burkina Faso in 2014 were $72.3 million, down 6.82% ($5.3 million) from 2013.

US imports from Burkina Faso in 2014 totaled $6.3 million, up 1.21% ($0.1 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Burkina Faso in 2014 was $66.0 million, a 7.52% decrease ($5.4 million) over 2013.

Burkina Faso was the US 168th largest trading partner in 2014 (just as in 2013), accounting for 0.0020% of US total trade (down from 0.0021% in 2013).

Burkina Faso was the US 153rd largest export market in 2014 (up from 155th in 2013), accounting for 0.0045% of US total exports (down from 0.0049% in 2013).

Burkina Faso was the US 174th largest supplier in 2014 (down from 173rd in 2013), accounting for 0.0003% of US total imports (just as in 2013).

US Exports to Burkina Faso

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 41.24% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (20.52% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 28.70% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (48.47% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.81% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (11.43% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.48% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (10.15% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.38% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (3.76% in 2013).

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $15,232.5 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $5,809.8 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $1,030.6 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) - an increase of $800.3 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $374.3 thousand;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $355.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Burkina Faso in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $10,478.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3,486.2 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3,339.9 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $3,034.0 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 $2,181.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,755.6 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $1,414.2 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $600.3 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $431.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $420.5 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $396.3 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $339.1 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $320.8 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $308.2 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $238.7 thousand.
US exports to Burkina Faso 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 31.6-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 469.6 0.65 808.7-41.93
10 Cereals 6,230.4 8.62 420.71,381.07
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,276.1 1.76 4,310.1-70.39
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 13.4 0.02 85.0-84.23
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 590.2 0.82 986.4-40.17
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 8.7 0.01 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 120.1 0.17 1,534.3-92.17
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 531.9 0.74 475.111.96
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 24.8 0.03 198.4-87.48
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 17.3-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 7.4 0.01 21.3-65.37
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 8.5 0.01 19.4-56.42
29 Organic chemicals 11.6 0.02 5.2123.44
30 Pharmaceutical products 26,050.2 36.03 10,817.7140.81
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 6.6 0.01 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 83.2 0.12 0.0
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 45.0 0.06 24.881.79
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 14.7 0.02 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 6.9 0.01 11.7-41.18
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,711.7 2.37 2,132.2-19.72
39 Plastics and articles thereof 805.1 1.11 1,405.4-42.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,076.8 1.49 1,508.5-28.62
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 165.1 0.23 67.9143.11
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 27.7-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 24.7 0.03 188.7-86.93
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,605.6 3.60 2,249.915.81
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 12.3-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7.3 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16.5 0.02 35.0-52.77
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 128.0 0.18 87.246.82
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 199.9 0.28 508.0-60.66
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 26.4 0.04 22.616.72
65 Headgear and parts thereof 183.8 0.25 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 10.7-100.00
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 8.2-100.00
72 Iron and steel 15.3 0.02 204.2-92.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,737.4 5.17 7,077.3-47.19
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 46.3 0.06 14.4221.74
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 11.5-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 21.2 0.03 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 145.1 0.20 465.9-68.86
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 104.6-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,820.2 13.58 20,298.8-51.62
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 1,849.6 2.56 4,031.2-54.12
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,205.3 4.43 6,691.5-52.10
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 4,397.3 6.08 3,366.730.61
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 8.0 0.01 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,467.9 2.03 3,223.5-54.46
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 103.6 0.14 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 890.5 1.23 90.2887.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 55.7 0.08 294.4-81.09
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 38.7 0.05 7.7402.19
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4,051.9 5.60 3,677.610.18

US Imports from Burkina Faso

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 53.83% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (51.98% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 24.09% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (0.00% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.27% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (2.23% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.08% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (1.10% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.62% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (2.82% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.05% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (1.87% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Burkina Faso in 2014 over 2013 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 $1,516.4 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $327.6 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $120.1 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 $58.1 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $20.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Burkina Faso in 2014 over the 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1,375.0 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $129.5 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease 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) - a decrease of $116.5 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $60.6 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $58.0 thousand;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - a decrease of $44.2 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $23.4 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $21.4 thousand.
US imports from Burkina Faso 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 3,040.7 48.31 2,713.212.07
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 125.3-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 86.2 1.37 92.7-7.03
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 261.2 4.15 240.88.46
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 60.6-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 116.5-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3.4 0.05 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 11.6 0.18 6.578.07
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7.6 0.12 29.0-73.79
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 23.4-100.00
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4.2 0.07 1.8129.72
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 22.9 0.36 152.4-85.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9.3 0.15 14.4-35.09
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.4 0.01 0.5-14.86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2.4 0.04 1.382.53
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,516.4 24.09 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 17.7-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 67.9 1.08 50.534.39
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6.3 0.10 64.4-90.15
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 84.8 1.35 26.7217.36
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 51.5 0.82 47.87.75
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 25.2 0.40 69.4-63.65
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 6.0 0.09 17.1-65.21
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 514.5 8.17 394.330.46
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 571.9 9.09 1,946.9-70.62
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce