US trade (export - import) with Djibouti in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Djibouti in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Djibouti

In 2013, US trade with Djibouti totaled $168.5 million, up 28.83% ($37.7 million) from 2012.

US exports to Djibouti in 2013 totaled $164.5 million, up 38.41% ($45.6 million) from 2012.

US imports from Djibouti in 2013 were $4.0 million, down 66.41% ($7.9 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Djibouti in 2013 was $160.5 million, a 50.13% increase ($53.6 million) over 2012.

Djibouti was the US 152nd largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 156th in 2012), accounting for 0.0043% of US total trade (up from 0.0034% in 2012).

Djibouti was the US 136th largest export market in 2013 (up from 143rd in 2012), accounting for 0.0104% of US total exports (up from 0.0077% in 2012).

Djibouti was the US 180th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 165th in 2012), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (down from 0.0005% in 2012).

US Exports to Djibouti

The major share of US exports to Djibouti in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 62.02% of US total exports to Djibouti (58.63% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.01% of US total exports to Djibouti (28.72% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.96% of US total exports to Djibouti (4.02% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.95% of US total exports to Djibouti (1.51% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Djibouti in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $13.2 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $13.0 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $6.7 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) - an increase of $5.5 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $5.0 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $3.8 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $0.7 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Djibouti in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $5.1 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.6 million.
US exports to Djibouti in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 61.2 0.04 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 476.6 0.29 127.4274.01
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 147.7 0.09 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 13,757.3 8.36 7,086.494.14
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3.5 0.00 0.0
10 Cereals 32,753.7 19.91 37,843.3-13.45
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 791.8 0.48 2,847.7-72.19
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 28,664.5 17.43 15,656.583.08
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 95.1 0.06 12.6651.88
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 43.6 0.03 6.4578.80
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 19,125.7 11.63 5,944.5221.74
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,020.8 3.05 3.6138,787.39
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,042.7 0.63 137.5658.22
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 30.8 0.02 6.6366.22
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17.4 0.01 7.4133.65
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 615.4 0.37 442.838.97
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 514.3 0.31 21.72,265.61
29 Organic chemicals 6.8 0.00 7.7-11.63
30 Pharmaceutical products 904.6 0.55 639.941.37
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 472.7 0.29 287.164.62
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 603.5 0.37 472.827.64
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 235.6 0.14 219.67.28
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 209.9 0.13 153.336.89
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 268.9 0.16 153.675.05
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,853.1 1.73 2,630.78.45
40 Rubber and articles thereof 440.1 0.27 186.4136.14
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 20.7 0.01 189.5-89.09
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 67.8 0.04 7.7785.17
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 514.5 0.31 442.616.23
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 91.0 0.06 102.7-11.43
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5.9 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4.7 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2.8 0.00 12.1-77.02
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 21.9 0.01 17.525.44
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 39.1 0.02 99.9-60.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 614.9 0.37 492.124.95
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 208.5 0.13 158.531.60
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 12.3-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 29.9-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 10.6 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 49.9 0.03 7.6555.12
69 Ceramic products 9.0 0.01 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 57.5 0.03 20.9174.94
72 Iron and steel 192.9 0.12 9.02,042.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,249.3 1.37 1,295.073.69
74 Copper and articles thereof 219.1 0.13 15.51,317.42
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 165.9 0.10 96.671.70
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 117.3 0.07 181.7-35.43
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 265.8 0.16 191.938.54
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 16,092.8 9.78 17,613.0-8.63
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 11,797.0 7.17 6,296.887.35
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 25.0 0.02 71.1-64.81
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,807.8 3.53 5,061.114.75
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 7,521.3 4.57 3,731.1101.59
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 833.1 0.51 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,357.8 1.43 1,362.273.09
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 8.6 0.01 36.0-76.14
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 13.5-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 7.7 0.00 330.6-97.68
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 1,332.7 0.81 1,073.924.09
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 468.3 0.28 201.9131.96
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 17.1 0.01 12.636.26
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4,127.9 2.51 4,756.2-13.21

US Imports from Djibouti

The major share of US imports from Djibouti in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.97% of US total imports from Djibouti (13.04% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.49% of US total imports from Djibouti (0.71% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Djibouti in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Djibouti in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $6.7 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US imports from Djibouti in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 327.9 8.16 1,367.9-76.03
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 30.7 0.76 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 42.0 1.05 190.7-77.98
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3.9 0.10 0.0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 1.1-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.3 0.01 0.4-32.43
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 59.9 1.49 85.3-29.80
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12.6 0.31 15.7-19.57
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2.2 0.06 14.0-84.15
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 13.3 0.33 1.7690.48
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2.8 0.07 14.4-80.94
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,520.4 87.66 10,251.6-65.66
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce