US trade with Cote d’Ivoire in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 17, 2018

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

US Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Cote d’Ivoire was $305.6 million, down 20.48% ($78.7 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $80.9 million, up 39.17% ($22.8 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $224.7 million, down 31.11% ($101.4 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $143.8 million, a 46.35% decrease ($124.2 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 89th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 84th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0293% of US total trade (down from 0.0400% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 113th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 123rd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0198% of US total exports (up from 0.0153% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 80th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 70th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0354% of US total imports (down from 0.0559% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 59.78% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (36.70% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.32% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (22.96% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.04% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (17.45% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.18% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (8.98% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.01% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (2.06% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.79% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (1.33% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.37% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (2.30% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $26.4 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.4 million.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3.2 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2.7 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • 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) - a decrease of $1.3 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 $0.9 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Cote d’Ivoire 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 161.3 0.20 165.0-2.25
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 372.9 0.46 266.040.20
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 3,236.2-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5.5 0.01 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 11.0 0.01 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 10.0 0.01 539.9-98.15
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,008.3 2.48 957.3109.79
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 6.0 0.01 56.4-89.36
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 613.9 0.76 17.63,398.08
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 47,743.9 59.03 21,313.9124.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 62.4 0.08 15.8293.76
29 Organic chemicals 89.0 0.11 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,652.4 4.52 99.33,579.13
31 Fertilizers 17.7 0.02 56.0-68.35
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 275.5 0.34 169.962.22
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 215.7 0.27 357.6-39.68
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 87.5 0.11 31.6177.04
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 10.6-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 543.2 0.67 643.4-15.57
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,753.3 7.11 8,458.5-31.98
40 Rubber and articles thereof 656.4 0.81 301.6117.66
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 32.4 0.04 5.5486.96
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 638.3 0.79 124.3413.34
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,773.0 2.19 1,064.966.49
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 21.8 0.03 7.3199.09
52 Cotton 76.6 0.09 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 46.5-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 22.3 0.03 220.0-89.89
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 32.0 0.04 18.671.79
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 15.2 0.02 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 35.8-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 60.6 0.07 88.7-31.71
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 419.3 0.52 259.961.36
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 9.0 0.01 106.4-91.51
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 7.0 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 57.0 0.07 6.0850.00
69 Ceramic products 18.0 0.02 78.0-76.91
70 Glass and glassware 6.3 0.01 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
72 Iron and steel 79.7 0.10 12.0564.94
73 Articles of iron or steel 133.1 0.16 874.9-84.79
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 37.1 0.05 367.8-89.93
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 47.2 0.06 77.1-38.68
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,739.8 7.10 7,205.1-20.34
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 497.6 0.62 1,400.9-64.48
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 533.4 0.66 48.01,010.84
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,570.2 6.89 3,142.677.25
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 247.5 0.31 317.3-22.02
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 20.4 0.03 160.2-87.24
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 591.0 0.73 1,067.8-44.65
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 150.0-100.00
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 109.4 0.14 1,426.4-92.33
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 321.9 0.40 892.8-63.94
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 59.5 0.07 65.0-8.46
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,424.8 1.76 2,144.2-33.55

US Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US imports from Cote d’Ivoire 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) - 51.11% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (92.49% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 38.15% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (0.01% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.73% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (6.44% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $85.7 million.

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $184.9 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $2.0 million.
US imports from Cote d’Ivoire 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 26.7-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 11.2 0.00 13.1-14.10
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,811.9 2.59 7,782.9-25.32
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 160.2 0.07 184.3-13.05
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 22.5 0.01 13.763.80
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 201.4 0.09 39.1414.84
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 108,566.0 48.32 293,420.9-63.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 39.9 0.02 78.5-49.17
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 28.1 0.01 68.8-59.14
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 23.4-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 85,723.9 38.15 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 63.2 0.03 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 145.6 0.06 90.560.91
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 419.0 0.19 115.8261.84
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 71.1 0.03 66.37.24
39 Plastics and articles thereof 22.9 0.01 8.0186.43
40 Rubber and articles thereof 21,141.1 9.41 20,726.12.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,913.3 0.85 2,088.5-8.39
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 2.0-100.00
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 7.2-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 33.0-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 17.3 0.01 27.6-37.22
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.4 0.00 1.221.22
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3.9 0.00 0.0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.3 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 18.6 0.01 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 2.5 0.00 14.8-83.31
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 37.8 0.02 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 27.0 0.01 37.9-28.70
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 8.3 0.00 327.0-97.48
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 24.0-100.00
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 28.2 0.01 29.5-4.37
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8.0 0.00 94.3-91.56
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 82.9 0.04 270.8-69.39
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 103.4 0.05 496.2-79.17
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce