US trade (export - import) with Burundi in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 03, 2017

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

US Trade with Burundi

In 2013, US trade with Burundi was $21.2 million, down 15.06% ($3.8 million) from 2012.

US exports to Burundi in 2013 were $16.7 million, down 16.19% ($3.2 million) from 2012.

US imports from Burundi in 2013 were $4.5 million, down 10.51% ($0.5 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Burundi in 2013 was $12.3 million, a 18.08% decrease ($2.7 million) over 2012.

Burundi was the US 188th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 186th in 2012), accounting for 0.0005% of US total trade (down from 0.0006% in 2012).

Burundi was the US 187th largest export market in 2013 (down from 183rd in 2012), accounting for 0.0011% of US total exports (down from 0.0013% in 2012).

Burundi was the US 178th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 176th in 2012), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (just as in 2012).

US Exports to Burundi

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 33.05% of US total exports to Burundi (8.92% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.03% of US total exports to Burundi (37.85% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.99% of US total exports to Burundi (31.49% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.37% of US total exports to Burundi (10.13% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.22% of US total exports to Burundi (7.32% in 2012).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,082.8 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $576.7 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $473.1 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $354.0 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $277.0 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $275.7 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $252.1 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $247.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $177.6 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $93.1 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $64.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $53.6 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 $51.3 thousand.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $3,680.7 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $1,520.5 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $1,063.8 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,042.8 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $565.8 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $505.0 thousand;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $435.2 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $264.6 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 $90.9 thousand;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $81.7 thousand.
US exports to Burundi 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
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 435.2-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 264.6-100.00
10 Cereals 1,528.9 9.15 1,174.930.13
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 565.8-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 6.5 0.04 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 308.4 1.85 813.5-62.09
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 7.4-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,497.1 8.96 3,017.7-50.39
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 6.2-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,794.9 22.71 7,475.7-49.24
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 7.5-100.00
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 3.0 0.02 5.3-44.09
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 73.4 0.44 19.8270.53
39 Plastics and articles thereof 119.6 0.72 26.5351.39
40 Rubber and articles thereof 25.2 0.15 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 252.1 1.51 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 90.3 0.54 72.824.01
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 9.4 0.06 16.6-43.60
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 5.8-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 81.7-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 177.6 1.06 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 277.0 1.66 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 862.2 5.16 1,925.9-55.23
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 71.1 0.43 6.9930.09
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10.1 0.06 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
72 Iron and steel 247.1 1.48 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 412.4 2.47 1,455.2-71.66
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 30.7 0.18 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 15.3 0.09 4.6235.60
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,480.9 20.83 398.0774.49
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 683.5 4.09 774.4-11.74
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 899.1 5.38 426.0111.05
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 12.0 0.07 7.168.11
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 448.4 2.68 172.7159.62
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 7.1-100.00
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 186.4 1.12 135.137.98
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5.5 0.03 28.6-80.92
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 20.6 0.12 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,162.8 6.96 586.198.39

US Imports from Burundi

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 95.84% of US total imports from Burundi (98.52% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.75% of US total imports from Burundi (0.64% in 2012).

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $135.4 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $18.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Burundi in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $633.5 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 $18.6 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $16.0 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $15.0 thousand.
US imports from Burundi 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 14.4 0.32 15.4-6.41
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,253.7 95.52 4,887.2-12.96
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 2.1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10.7 0.24 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 31.6 0.71 13.1141.95
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 0.0 0.00 18.6-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 135.4 3.04 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 15.0-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 7.5 0.17 23.5-68.16
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce