US trade (export - import) with Burundi in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 09, 2017

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

US Trade with Burundi

In 2014, US trade with Burundi was $10.1 million, down 52.36% ($11.1 million) from 2013.

US exports to Burundi in 2014 were $5.6 million, down 66.50% ($11.1 million) from 2013.

US imports from Burundi in 2014 totaled $4.5 million, up 0.68% ($0.0 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Burundi in 2014 was $1.1 million, a 90.90% decrease ($11.1 million) over 2013.

Burundi was the US 197th largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 188th in 2013), accounting for 0.0003% of US total trade (down from 0.0005% in 2013).

Burundi was the US 198th largest export market in 2014 (down from 187th in 2013), accounting for 0.0003% of US total exports (down from 0.0011% in 2013).

Burundi was the US 182nd largest supplier in 2014 (down from 178th in 2013), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (just as in 2013).

US Exports to Burundi

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 31.77% of US total exports to Burundi (33.05% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 20.01% of US total exports to Burundi (8.37% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.35% of US total exports to Burundi (19.99% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.39% of US total exports to Burundi (24.03% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.64% of US total exports to Burundi (4.22% in 2013).

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

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $915.6 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $536.8 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $206.5 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $169.6 thousand;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - an increase of $160.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $52.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $30.5 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $18.2 thousand.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $3,553.0 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,630.1 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,528.9 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $1,497.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $807.9 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $636.4 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $419.2 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $405.6 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $308.4 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $256.1 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $247.1 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) - a decrease of $233.3 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $156.8 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $145.9 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 $138.7 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $87.9 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $86.9 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $42.4 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $25.2 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $19.4 thousand.
US exports to Burundi 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
(%)
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 1,528.9-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 6.5-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 308.4-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 1,497.1-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 915.6 16.35 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 18.2 0.33 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 6.5 0.12 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 241.9 4.32 3,794.9-93.63
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2.6 0.05 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 3.0-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 5.2 0.09 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 125.6 2.24 73.471.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 31.7 0.57 119.6-73.50
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 25.2-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 95.3 1.70 252.1-62.20
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3.4 0.06 90.3-96.24
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 17.2 0.31 9.483.33
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 31.7 0.57 177.6-82.16
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 446.6 7.98 277.061.24
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 443.0 7.91 862.2-48.62
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 28.7 0.51 71.1-59.60
65 Headgear and parts thereof 170.4 3.04 10.11,583.88
69 Ceramic products 536.8 9.59 0.0
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 247.1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 6.8 0.12 412.4-98.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 4.0 0.07 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.1 0.07 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 11.3 0.20 30.7-63.30
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9.5 0.17 15.3-37.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 850.8 15.20 3,480.9-75.56
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 450.2 8.04 683.5-34.14
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 262.7 4.69 899.1-70.78
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 22.6 0.40 12.088.33
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 192.3 3.43 448.4-57.11
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 206.5 3.69 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 47.7 0.85 186.4-74.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4.0 0.07 5.5-26.74
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 51.1 0.91 20.6147.89
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 354.8 6.34 1,162.8-69.49

US Imports from Burundi

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 97.66% of US total imports from Burundi (95.84% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.34% of US total imports from Burundi (3.75% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Burundi in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $116.2 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $69.8 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 $15.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Burundi in 2014 over the 2013 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) - a decrease of $135.4 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $31.6 thousand.
US imports from Burundi 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 9.1 0.20 14.4-37.22
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,369.9 97.46 4,253.72.73
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4.8 0.11 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.2 0.12 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 10.7-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0.0 0.00 31.6-100.00
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 15.3 0.34 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 135.4-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2.2 0.05 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 77.3 1.72 7.5933.25
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce