US trade (export - import) with Comoros in 2015

Published or Updated: Apr 15, 2017

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

US Trade with Comoros

In 2015, US trade with Comoros was $2.7 million, down 50.77% ($2.8 million) from 2014.

US exports to Comoros in 2015 were $1.5 million, down 56.35% ($1.9 million) from 2014.

US imports from Comoros in 2015 were $1.2 million, down 41.62% ($0.9 million) from 2014.

US trade surplus with Comoros in 2015 was $0.3 million, a 79.39% decrease ($1.1 million) over 2014.

Comoros was the US 212th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 206th in 2014), accounting for 0.0001% of US total trade (just as in 2014).

Comoros was the US 210th largest export market in 2015 (down from 202nd in 2014), accounting for 0.0001% of US total exports (down from 0.0002% in 2014).

Comoros was the US 201st largest supplier in 2015 (down from 191st in 2014), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in 2014).

US Exports to Comoros

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 65.09% of US total exports to Comoros (80.85% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 23.08% of US total exports to Comoros (18.21% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.86% of US total exports to Comoros (0.08% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.30% of US total exports to Comoros (0.00% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.29% of US total exports to Comoros (0.00% in 2014).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $600.0 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) - an increase of $87.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $30.3 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $29.3 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $28.0 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) - an increase of $24.8 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $19.4 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $18.3 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $11.2 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $10.0 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $5.3 thousand;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - an increase of $5.2 thousand.

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $2,538.5 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $269.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $11.7 thousand.
US exports to Comoros 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 347.8 23.08 617.1-43.65
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 11.7-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 28.0 1.86 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5.3 0.35 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4.3 0.29 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 10.0 0.66 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 19.4 1.29 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3.0 0.20 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 37.0 2.46 25.843.17
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 90.8 6.02 3.52,493.49
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 814.5 54.05 214.5279.75
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 2,538.5-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 38.6 2.56 9.3315.78
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5.2 0.34 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 24.8 1.65 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 30.3 2.01 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 48.1 3.19 29.861.33

US Imports from Comoros

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 88.01% of US total imports from Comoros (95.07% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.68% of US total imports from Comoros (0.28% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.87% of US total imports from Comoros (0.10% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of US total imports from Comoros (3.79% in 2014).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $75.6 thousand;
  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair (HS code 67) - an increase of $35.3 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $9.7 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $4.3 thousand.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $920.1 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $79.8 thousand.
US imports from Comoros 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
(%)
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,082.2 88.01 2,002.3-45.95
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 79.8-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 2.1-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 35.3 2.87 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 75.6 6.15 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 6.5 0.53 5.99.44
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 25.5 2.08 15.960.84
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4.5 0.37 0.21,778.66
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce