US trade with Cote d’Ivoire in the first nine months of 2017

Published or Updated: May 16, 2018

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

US Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In the first nine months of 2017, US trade with Cote d’Ivoire totaled $1,277.2 million, up 15.84% ($174.7 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the first nine months of 2017 totaled $248.9 million, up 9.15% ($20.9 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the first nine months of 2017 totaled $1,028.3 million, up 17.59% ($153.8 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in the first nine months of 2017 was $779.5 million, a 20.57% increase ($133.0 million) over the first nine months of 2016.

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 81st largest trading partner in the first nine months of 2017 (up from 86th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0439% of US total trade (up from 0.0421% in the first nine months of 2016).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 111th largest export market in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 105th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0219% of US total exports (up from 0.0216% in the first nine months of 2016).

Cote d’Ivoire was the US 69th largest supplier in the first nine months of 2017 (up from 73rd in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0580% of US total imports (up from 0.0560% in the first nine months of 2016).

US Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 33.95% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (7.74% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 25.49% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (58.10% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.46% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (20.33% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.38% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (6.43% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.04% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (1.68% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.87% of US total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (1.91% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months 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 $66.7 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $8.8 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $6.9 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1.8 million;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.8 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $53.5 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $12.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $4.1 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $2.6 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2.1 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 $1.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1.2 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 $0.8 million.
US exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 16.8 0.01 6.1177.42
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,984.4 0.80 902.5119.89
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,467.5 1.39 823.7320.96
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
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 21.5-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 218.5 0.09 321.1-31.95
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6.0 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 11.2 0.00 3.0270.67
10 Cereals 3,743.9 1.50 4,976.5-24.77
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 6.9 0.00 4.168.62
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 4.3 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 212.7 0.09 207.32.58
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,029.4 1.22 411.8635.60
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,647.3 2.27 6,894.8-18.09
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 14.0 0.01 51.7-72.94
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,063.0 0.43 898.118.37
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 83,430.0 33.52 16,744.3398.26
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 107.5 0.04 316.7-66.05
29 Organic chemicals 1,126.8 0.45 3,209.3-64.89
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,455.3 3.00 543.41,272.10
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 287.7-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,162.5 0.47 858.535.40
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 468.4 0.19 414.113.11
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 242.7 0.10 1,626.4-85.08
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 10.3 0.00 3.1233.03
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 48.6-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 144.5-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,806.0 1.53 1,965.093.69
39 Plastics and articles thereof 44,311.8 17.81 35,505.724.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,190.5 0.88 1,436.052.54
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3.8 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 10.1 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 22.5-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2,250.3 0.90 1,032.4117.96
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,135.1 2.06 2,730.888.04
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 170.9 0.07 48.7251.24
55 Man-made staple fibers 59.4 0.02 493.3-87.96
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 10.5 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 36.5-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 86.8 0.03 123.3-29.64
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 23.5 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 44.7 0.02 118.5-62.27
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 117.3 0.05 178.1-34.16
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 871.6 0.35 598.045.76
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 57.4 0.02 45.825.42
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 84.0 0.03 3.12,641.51
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 10.5 0.00 88.3-88.05
69 Ceramic products 57.1 0.02 38.249.60
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 17.5-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 28.7 0.01 17.266.79
72 Iron and steel 279.5 0.11 173.561.10
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,572.9 2.24 2,903.691.93
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.5 0.00 4.9-27.33
75 Nickel and articles thereof 11.6 0.00 41.8-72.27
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 23.7 0.01 30.9-23.16
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.1-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 833.8 0.34 1,044.4-20.16
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 428.8 0.17 146.2193.24
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 33,393.3 13.42 32,391.23.09
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 8,693.5 3.49 9,449.3-8.00
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 360.9 0.15 371.5-2.84
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 13,635.0 5.48 12,964.15.18
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,372.5 0.55 54,842.9-97.50
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 498.4 0.20 12,871.1-96.13
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,492.3 2.21 9,579.6-42.67
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 15.3 0.01 4.4246.41
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 2,620.8-100.00
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 399.2 0.16 316.226.25
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 733.4 0.29 577.227.06
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 103.8 0.04 464.4-77.64
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 480.0 0.19 42.21,038.79
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,776.0 1.52 2,909.029.81

US Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the first nine months of 2017 (and in the first nine months of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 79.89% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (89.64% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 11.28% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (1.42% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.38% of US total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (6.32% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months 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 $103.6 million;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $36.3 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $20.5 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $12.3 million.
US imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 33.1-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 36.9-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 4.3 0.00 6.4-33.39
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 13,056.9 1.27 12,701.12.80
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 37.9 0.00 23.064.89
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 459.6 0.04 205.8123.36
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 290.6 0.03 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 71.5 0.01 0.0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 31.5 0.00 51.2-38.47
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 30.5 0.00 97.4-68.65
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 267.8 0.03 106.0152.60
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 806,499.7 78.43 770,183.74.72
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 265.8 0.03 33.2701.05
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 78.6 0.01 47.764.71
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 51.3 0.00 114.1-55.06
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 433.8 0.04 233.885.50
26 Ores, slag and ash 21.8 0.00 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 115,978.0 11.28 12,387.4836.25
29 Organic chemicals 3.2 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,354.9 0.13 1,243.48.96
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 505.5 0.05 432.816.79
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 61.9 0.01 93.7-33.92
39 Plastics and articles thereof 18.7 0.00 4.9285.30
40 Rubber and articles thereof 73,966.4 7.19 53,511.138.23
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 20.9 0.00 19.76.30
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 42.0 0.00 100.5-58.27
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,266.3 0.51 4,706.111.90
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 30.0 0.00 3.9672.90
52 Cotton 14.7 0.00 11.528.08
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 87.7 0.01 1.17,672.19
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 15.7 0.00 18.7-15.77
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9.9 0.00 0.33,668.82
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 51.5 0.01 35.843.99
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.3 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 5.4 0.00 2.799.19
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1.2 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
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7.0 0.00 7.5-7.08
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3.1 0.00 10.2-69.69
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6.2 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,022.7 0.10 162.3530.04
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 377.7 0.04 387.3-2.49
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 154.6 0.02 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 255.6 0.02 46.9444.89
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 234.4 0.02 81.0189.48
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 123.7 0.01 163.5-24.32
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 67.5 0.01 2.32,847.34
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2.8 0.00 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3,206.6 0.31 15,457.3-79.26
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,820.9 0.37 1,741.3119.43
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce