US trade (export - import) with Comoros in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 09, 2017

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

US Trade with Comoros

In 2014, US trade with Comoros was $5.6 million, down 12.92% ($0.8 million) from 2013.

US exports to Comoros in 2014 were $3.5 million, down 1.09% ($0.0 million) from 2013.

US imports from Comoros in 2014 were $2.1 million, down 27.19% ($0.8 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Comoros in 2014 was $1.3 million, a 125.04% increase ($0.7 million) over 2013.

Comoros was the US 206th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 208th in 2013), accounting for 0.0001% of US total trade (down from 0.0002% in 2013).

Comoros was the US 202nd largest export market in 2014 (just as in 2013), accounting for 0.0002% of US total exports (just as in 2013).

Comoros was the US 191st largest supplier in 2014 (down from 186th in 2013), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in 2013).

US Exports to Comoros

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 80.85% of US total exports to Comoros (69.65% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.21% of US total exports to Comoros (28.07% in 2013).

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $238.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $214.5 thousand.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $332.7 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 $80.6 thousand;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $30.3 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $27.1 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $15.9 thousand.
US exports to Comoros 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 617.1 17.87 949.8-35.03
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 15.9-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 11.7 0.34 14.4-18.61
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2.6 0.08 0.0
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 3.5-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 30.3-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 8.0-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 25.8 0.75 16.160.82
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 3.5 0.10 84.1-95.84
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 214.5 6.21 0.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 2,538.5 73.52 2,299.910.37
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 27.1-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9.3 0.27 4.4113.12
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 29.8 0.86 33.8-11.76

US Imports from Comoros

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 95.07% of US total imports from Comoros (96.84% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.79% of US total imports from Comoros (1.70% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.28% of US total imports from Comoros (1.36% in 2013).

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

  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $30.7 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $15.9 thousand.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $799.0 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 $33.4 thousand.
US imports from Comoros 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
(%)
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,002.3 95.07 2,801.3-28.52
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 79.8 3.79 49.162.60
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.1 0.10 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 1.2-100.00
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 5.9 0.28 39.3-84.90
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 15.9 0.75 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 0.2 0.01 1.8-87.01
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce