US trade with Djibouti in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 07, 2018

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

US Trade with Djibouti

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Djibouti totaled $50.0 million, up 8.67% ($4.0 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Djibouti in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $38.2 million, up 0.59% ($0.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Djibouti in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $11.8 million, up 46.82% ($3.8 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Djibouti in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $26.4 million, a 11.84% decrease ($3.5 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Djibouti was the US 144th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 142nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0051% of US total trade (down from 0.0056% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Djibouti was the US 129th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0100% of US total exports (down from 0.0110% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Djibouti was the US 140th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 146th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0020% of US total imports (up from 0.0017% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Djibouti

The major share of US exports to Djibouti 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) - 70.86% of US total exports to Djibouti (61.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.61% of US total exports to Djibouti (1.52% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.72% of US total exports to Djibouti (21.98% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.82% of US total exports to Djibouti (7.79% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.36% of US total exports to Djibouti (0.11% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • 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 $8.8 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3.7 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $0.3 million.

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $5.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1.3 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;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US exports to Djibouti 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 37.3 0.10 16.8122.13
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 27.4 0.07 3.2751.18
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 5,244.4-100.00
10 Cereals 869.5 2.28 1,885.8-53.90
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 276.2-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 287.1-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 30.5 0.08 53.5-42.98
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 23.7 0.06 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 241.9 0.63 314.0-22.95
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 40.2 0.11 4.8734.79
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 737.7 1.93 219.9235.49
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 141.9 0.37 33.9318.39
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 36.6 0.10 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17.9 0.05 17.90.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 14.3 0.04 32.6-56.24
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 35.4 0.09 42.6-16.80
29 Organic chemicals 6.0 0.02 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 27.3-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 7.7 0.02 16.9-54.24
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 319.4 0.84 265.820.17
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 52.5 0.14 144.2-63.62
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 40.9 0.11 141.6-71.14
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 35.4 0.09 133.1-73.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 629.8 1.65 1,989.8-68.35
40 Rubber and articles thereof 715.0 1.87 198.3260.58
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 12.9-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7.8 0.02 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 103.1 0.27 9.11,032.27
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 50.3-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 9.9 0.03 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 22.1 0.06 6.2256.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 108.0 0.28 9.61,022.70
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 367.7 0.96 18.61,879.72
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10.2 0.03 0.0
69 Ceramic products 10.7 0.03 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 9.3 0.02 20.8-55.40
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 8.1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,721.2 9.74 62.65,848.28
74 Copper and articles thereof 10.7 0.03 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 36.4 0.10 208.0-82.52
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 156.5 0.41 276.5-43.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 128.7 0.34 20.9515.72
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,984.9 7.81 4,418.3-32.44
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 14,048.0 36.77 5,284.2165.85
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 702.2 1.84 2,042.0-65.61
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 5,984.6 15.66 6,752.5-11.37
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 12.8 0.03 41.6-69.27
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,340.9 8.74 4,649.3-28.14
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 20.0 0.05 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
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 82.4 0.22 1,355.1-93.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 480.5 1.26 60.3697.30
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 15.2-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,788.6 4.68 1,290.338.62

US Imports from Djibouti

The major share of US imports from Djibouti 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) - 13.54% of US total imports from Djibouti (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.00% of US total imports from Djibouti (1.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $2.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $0.1 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 $0.1 million.

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $0.1 million.
US imports from Djibouti 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 9.4-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 77.5 0.66 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4.0 0.03 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 0.7-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 98.6-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,537.2 13.02 0.0
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 62.3 0.53 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 10,129.3 85.77 7,931.627.71
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce