US trade with Burundi in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 02, 2018

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

US Trade with Burundi

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Burundi totaled $3.4 million, up 75.27% ($1.4 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Burundi in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $2.4 million, up 30.89% ($0.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Burundi in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $1.0 million, up 748.07% ($0.9 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Burundi in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $1.3 million, a 19.77% decrease ($0.3 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Burundi was the US 191st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 201st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total trade (up from 0.0002% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Burundi was the US 188th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 191st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0006% of US total exports (up from 0.0005% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Burundi was the US 186th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 209th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (up from 0.0000% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Burundi

The major share of US exports to Burundi 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) - 59.59% of US total exports to Burundi (35.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.01% of US total exports to Burundi (42.57% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.63% of US total exports to Burundi (9.57% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.17% of US total exports to Burundi (5.11% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1,276.4 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $111.1 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $38.7 thousand.

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

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $625.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $317.7 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 $292.9 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $113.0 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $79.5 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $79.1 thousand.
US exports to Burundi 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
(%)
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 111.1 4.72 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,276.4 54.25 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 14.6 0.62 640.6-97.72
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 51.1 2.17 12.4310.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 79.5-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 59.0 2.51 172.0-65.70
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.9 0.12 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 57.4 2.44 375.2-84.69
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 9.7 0.41 302.6-96.79
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3.8 0.16 82.9-95.42
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00

US Imports from Burundi

The major share of US imports from Burundi 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) - 77.96% of US total imports from Burundi (91.92% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 21.64% of US total imports from Burundi (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.00% of US total imports from Burundi (6.91% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $675.1 thousand;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $217.6 thousand.

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $8.2 thousand.
US imports from Burundi 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
(%)
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 784.1 77.96 109.0619.29
26 Ores, slag and ash 217.6 21.64 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 8.2-100.00
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 2.8 0.28 0.0
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce