US trade with Cote d’Ivoire in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 15, 2018

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

US Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Cote d’Ivoire totaled $286.7 million, up 4.06% ($11.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $93.3 million, up 26.97% ($19.8 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $193.4 million, down 4.27% ($8.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $100.1 million, a 22.12% decrease ($28.4 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 89th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 93rd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0291% of US total trade (down from 0.0336% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 102nd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 112th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0245% of US total exports (up from 0.0212% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 78th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0319% of US total imports (down from 0.0427% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 47.09% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (22.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.33% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (15.50% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 18.49% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (46.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.17% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (7.93% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.78% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (1.52% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.85% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (1.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $27.7 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $5.8 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2.2 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.4 million.

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $6.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $6.3 million;
  • 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 $2.8 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2.3 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $2.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster (HS code 34) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US exports to Cote d’Ivoire 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
(%)
01 Live animals 16.8 0.02 6.1177.42
02 Meat and edible meat offal 567.6 0.61 376.450.82
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,030.9 1.10 281.4266.40
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 37.1-100.00
10 Cereals 651.0 0.70 2,949.6-77.93
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 6.9 0.01 4.168.62
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 18.3-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,875.2 2.01 411.8355.35
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,611.9 1.73 1,721.0-6.34
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 25.0-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 333.5 0.36 300.910.84
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 43,606.3 46.74 15,903.0174.20
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 18.4 0.02 65.3-71.87
29 Organic chemicals 940.9 1.01 80.81,065.14
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,254.0 2.42 171.71,212.36
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 404.5 0.43 484.9-16.58
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 196.3 0.21 113.073.68
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 4.4 0.00 376.3-98.84
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 7.7 0.01 3.1147.61
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 8.6-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 639.2 0.69 546.916.88
39 Plastics and articles thereof 15,165.6 16.25 9,387.861.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 266.5 0.29 149.578.23
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3.8 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 547.7 0.59 289.389.35
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,967.5 3.18 793.5273.98
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7.1 0.01 32.4-78.01
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 81.1-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2.5 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 24.2 0.03 17.042.43
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 30.8 0.03 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 20.9 0.02 90.9-76.96
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 230.3 0.25 173.033.13
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 26.2 0.03 10.3153.05
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 42.4-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 32.4-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5.5 0.01 5.50.73
72 Iron and steel 172.9 0.19 65.4164.26
73 Articles of iron or steel 314.0 0.34 563.8-44.30
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 6.8 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.4-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 266.8 0.29 543.5-50.90
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 34.2 0.04 42.9-20.19
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,586.1 7.06 12,844.4-48.72
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 2,420.9 2.59 5,216.1-53.59
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 201.8 0.22 149.934.68
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,002.3 5.36 3,706.934.94
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 808.1 0.87 1,447.4-44.17
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 6,558.3-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,227.7 2.39 3,944.1-43.52
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9.5 0.01 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 2,013.0-100.00
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 96.6 0.10 178.0-45.73
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 238.0 0.26 139.171.07
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 60.0 0.06 45.033.33
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,391.6 1.49 1,013.737.27

US Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US imports from Cote d’Ivoire 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) - 43.68% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (89.96% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 41.73% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.19% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (8.89% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.05% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (0.62% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $80.7 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $5.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.6 million.

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $97.6 million.
US imports from Cote d’Ivoire 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 33.1-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 4.3 0.00 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,412.2 2.80 5,773.6-6.26
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9.2 0.00 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 122.8 0.06 83.447.28
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 71.5 0.04 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 15.6 0.01 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 108.4 0.06 80.634.41
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 78,155.0 40.40 175,780.2-55.54
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 128.7 0.07 11.8987.23
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 28.1 0.01 12.1131.83
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 433.8 0.22 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 21.8 0.01 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 80,708.3 41.72 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 259.3 0.13 39.4558.04
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 177.1 0.09 108.263.65
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 19.7 0.01 39.7-50.39
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9.8 0.01 0.81,095.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 23,120.0 11.95 17,783.430.01
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 16.3 0.01 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 0.4-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,032.4 1.05 1,257.961.56
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 3.9-100.00
52 Cotton 12.1 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8.0 0.00 0.61,171.86
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.1 0.00 11.7-81.93
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.6 0.00 0.3120.91
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 51.5 0.03 2.42,072.12
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.9 0.00 0.0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.5 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1.4 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.9 0.00 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 8.8 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3.1 0.00 10.2-69.69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 969.8 0.50 54.01,694.97
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 85.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4.7 0.00 39.2-88.05
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 28.7 0.01 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 99.5 0.05 21.4364.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 761.4 0.39 169.8348.44
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 625.8 0.32 662.6-5.56
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce