US trade with Burundi in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 12, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Burundi in the 4th quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Burundi

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Burundi was $5.7 million, down 11.01% ($0.7 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Burundi in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $3.0 million, down 1.62% ($0.0 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Burundi in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $2.7 million, down 19.48% ($0.7 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade balance with Burundi went from a deficit of $0.3 million in the 4th quarter of 2016, to a surplus of $0.3 million in the 4th quarter of 2017.

Burundi was the US 187th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 183rd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0005% of US total trade (down from 0.0007% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Burundi was the US 186th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 184th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0007% of US total exports (down from 0.0008% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Burundi was the US 167th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 157th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0004% of US total imports (down from 0.0006% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Burundi

The major share of US exports to Burundi in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 72.43% of US total exports to Burundi (38.85% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.72% of US total exports to Burundi (7.22% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.00% of US total exports to Burundi (3.67% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of US total exports to Burundi (1.11% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Burundi in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $1,280.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $228.2 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $148.7 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $68.5 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Burundi in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1,265.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $346.2 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $82.0 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $33.9 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 $10.8 thousand;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $10.5 thousand.
US exports to Burundi in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 10.5-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 215.2 7.17 146.746.65
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,957.9 65.26 677.4189.04
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 346.2-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 6.1-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 8.4-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13.8 0.46 11.025.59
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 30.0 1.00 112.0-73.21
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 33.9-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 309.4 10.31 160.792.54
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 48.7 1.62 59.5-18.18
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 228.2 7.61 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5.2 0.17 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 191.9 6.39 1,456.9-86.83

US Imports from Burundi

The major share of US imports from Burundi in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.52% of US total imports from Burundi (88.29% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of US total imports from Burundi (10.96% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Burundi in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in US imports from Burundi in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $370.6 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $275.6 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $18.6 thousand.
US imports from Burundi in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,708.2 99.52 2,983.7-9.24
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 370.6-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2.9 0.11 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 8.6 0.32 2.2283.81
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1.6 0.06 20.2-92.32
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce