US trade with Burkina Faso in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 03, 2018

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

US Trade with Burkina Faso

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Burkina Faso totaled $13.9 million, up 71.95% ($5.8 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Burkina Faso in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $12.8 million, up 101.65% ($6.5 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Burkina Faso in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $1.1 million, down 37.74% ($0.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Burkina Faso in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $11.7 million, a 153.40% increase ($7.1 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Burkina Faso was the US 173rd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 180th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0014% of US total trade (up from 0.0010% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Burkina Faso was the US 159th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 177th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0034% of US total exports (up from 0.0018% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Burkina Faso was the US 184th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 172nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (down from 0.0004% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Burkina Faso

The major share of US exports to Burkina Faso 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) - 67.16% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (32.22% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.65% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (34.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 7.58% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (0.42% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.68% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (1.69% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.58% of US total exports to Burkina Faso (18.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Burkina Faso 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) - an increase of $3,210.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,640.3 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 $734.3 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $572.5 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $363.8 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $157.9 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $149.4 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $135.8 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $104.4 thousand;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $86.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $67.0 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $53.1 thousand.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $786.5 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $359.7 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $259.6 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $194.8 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $155.4 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 $70.3 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $42.3 thousand.
US exports to Burkina Faso 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
(%)
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 786.5-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 44.6 0.35 11.1301.10
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 157.9 1.23 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 359.7-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4.7 0.04 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 86.6 0.68 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 3.9 0.03 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,049.2 8.19 1,308.8-19.83
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 53.1 0.41 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 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 21.0 0.16 2.8654.85
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 21.0 0.16 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 573.8 4.48 546.84.93
39 Plastics and articles thereof 151.8 1.18 194.1-21.78
40 Rubber and articles thereof 301.6 2.35 152.198.24
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 3.6-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3.2 0.03 27.3-88.18
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.2 0.04 7.7-32.96
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4.2 0.03 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 369.0 2.88 5.26,970.32
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 593.8 4.63 21.32,688.32
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4.3 0.03 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 215.4 1.68 79.5170.82
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 127.6 1.00 23.2450.56
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,598.1 28.07 957.7275.69
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 888.6 6.93 154.3475.90
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 616.1 4.81 641.4-3.94
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 3,284.9 25.63 74.54,311.53
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 221.4 1.73 220.40.45
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 12.9 0.10 83.2-84.46
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 155.4-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 67.0 0.52 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 338.0 2.64 532.8-36.56

US Imports from Burkina Faso

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 77.31% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (25.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.70% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (0.47% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of US total imports from Burkina Faso (13.43% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $272.1 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $144.7 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $6.4 thousand;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $5.7 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $5.3 thousand;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - an increase of $4.7 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $4.0 thousand.

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $836.4 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $226.3 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $20.3 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $4.9 thousand.
US imports from Burkina Faso 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 683.7 63.81 411.666.11
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 20.3-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 144.7 13.50 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 1.4-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.0 0.09 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 226.3-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
52 Cotton 5.7 0.53 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1.1 0.10 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 10.8 1.00 5.596.13
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.7 0.07 2.7-73.97
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5.2 0.49 5.9-11.63
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4.0 0.37 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 4.7 0.44 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 6.4 0.60 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 203.5 18.99 1,039.9-80.43
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce