US trade (export - import) with Burundi in 2015

Published or Updated: Apr 13, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Burundi in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Burundi

In 2015, US trade with Burundi totaled $14.5 million, up 44.13% ($4.4 million) from 2014.

US exports to Burundi in 2015 totaled $5.9 million, up 4.56% ($0.3 million) from 2014.

US imports from Burundi in 2015 totaled $8.7 million, up 93.55% ($4.2 million) from 2014.

US trade balance with Burundi went from a surplus of $1.1 million in 2014, to a deficit of $2.8 million in 2015.

Burundi was the US 192nd largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 197th in 2014), accounting for 0.0004% of US total trade (up from 0.0003% in 2014).

Burundi was the US 194th largest export market in 2015 (up from 198th in 2014), accounting for 0.0004% of US total exports (up from 0.0003% in 2014).

Burundi was the US 172nd largest supplier in 2015 (up from 182nd in 2014), accounting for 0.0004% of US total imports (up from 0.0002% in 2014).

US Exports to Burundi

The major share of US exports to Burundi in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 61.26% of US total exports to Burundi (16.35% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.82% of US total exports to Burundi (31.77% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 9.46% of US total exports to Burundi (20.01% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.93% of US total exports to Burundi (7.39% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Burundi in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $2,155.1 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $360.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $120.7 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $103.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $48.2 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $27.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Burundi in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $536.8 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $441.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $310.2 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $205.8 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) - a decrease of $172.5 thousand;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - a decrease of $170.4 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $157.3 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $101.1 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 $95.3 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $87.6 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $87.1 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 $47.7 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $31.7 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $28.7 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $20.6 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $18.2 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $18.1 thousand.
US exports to Burundi in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 27.5 0.47 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 6.6 0.11 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 360.5 6.16 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,155.1 36.81 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,036.3 17.70 915.613.18
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 18.2-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 6.5-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 154.9 2.65 241.9-35.99
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
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 7.4 0.13 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 173.8 2.97 125.638.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 11.1 0.19 31.7-64.99
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 95.3-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12.3 0.21 17.2-28.21
52 Cotton 2.8 0.05 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 31.7-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5.1 0.09 446.6-98.86
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 546.0 9.33 443.023.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 28.7-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 170.4-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 536.8-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 6.8-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.1-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 11.3-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 9.5-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 540.7 9.24 850.8-36.45
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 277.7 4.74 450.2-38.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 57.0 0.97 262.7-78.32
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 4.5 0.08 22.6-80.09
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 104.7 1.79 192.3-45.54
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3.9 0.07 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 105.4 1.80 206.5-48.96
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 0.0 0.00 47.7-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8.2 0.14 4.0105.40
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 55.2 0.94 51.17.93
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 197.5 3.37 354.8-44.34

US Imports from Burundi

The major share of US imports from Burundi in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.68% of US total imports from Burundi (97.66% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Burundi in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $4,257.9 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Burundi in 2015 over the 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $74.6 thousand.
US imports from Burundi in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 22.4 0.26 9.1147.58
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 8,627.8 99.42 4,369.997.44
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7.5 0.09 4.856.89
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8.3 0.10 0.0
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 15.3-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 9.5 0.11 2.2327.01
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2.7 0.03 77.3-96.52
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce