US trade with Comoros in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 01, 2018

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

US Trade with Comoros

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Comoros was $0.1 million, down 81.28% ($0.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Comoros in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $0.1 million, down 60.50% ($0.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Comoros in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $0.0 million, down 98.55% ($0.4 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade balance with Comoros went from a deficit of $0.1 million in the 3rd quarter of 2016, to a surplus of $0.1 million in the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Comoros was the US 216th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 207th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total trade (down from 0.0001% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Comoros was the US 213th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 205th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total exports (down from 0.0001% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Comoros was the US 220th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 194th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of US total imports (down from 0.0001% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Comoros

The major share of US exports to Comoros in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 49.13% of US total exports to Comoros (55.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 45.35% of US total exports to Comoros (41.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of US total exports to Comoros (1.94% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $100.3 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $74.3 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 $16.9 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $6.3 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $2.0 thousand.
US exports to Comoros 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 58.3 45.35 60.4-3.38
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 74.3-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
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 16.9-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 63.2 49.13 163.5-61.36

US Imports from Comoros

The major share of US imports from Comoros in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 72.15% of US total imports from Comoros (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of US total imports from Comoros (19.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.00% of US total imports from Comoros (1.17% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of US total imports from Comoros (79.36% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $4.1 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Comoros 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) - a decrease of $310.9 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $75.3 thousand;
  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair (HS code 67) - a decrease of $4.1 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $0.5 thousand.
US imports from Comoros 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 0.0 0.00 310.9-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4.1 72.15 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 4.1-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 75.3-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce