US trade (export - import) with Guinea in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

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

US Trade with Guinea

In 2013, US trade with Guinea was $217.5 million, down 27.44% ($82.3 million) from 2012.

US exports to Guinea in 2013 were $79.5 million, down 48.61% ($75.2 million) from 2012.

US imports from Guinea in 2013 were $138.1 million, down 4.91% ($7.1 million) from 2012.

US trade balance with Guinea went from a surplus of $9.4 million in 2012, to a deficit of $58.6 million in 2013.

Guinea was the US 143rd largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 131st in 2012), accounting for 0.0056% of US total trade (down from 0.0077% in 2012).

Guinea was the US 153rd largest export market in 2013 (down from 136th in 2012), accounting for 0.0050% of US total exports (down from 0.0100% in 2012).

Guinea was the US 115th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 117th in 2012), accounting for 0.0059% of US total imports (down from 0.0062% in 2012).

US Exports to Guinea

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 53.86% of US total exports to Guinea (51.13% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.96% of US total exports to Guinea (10.05% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.57% of US total exports to Guinea (3.10% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 7.45% of US total exports to Guinea (6.15% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.44% of US total exports to Guinea (2.58% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.33% of US total exports to Guinea (14.64% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.12% of US total exports to Guinea (0.25% in 2012).

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.4 million.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $22.2 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $21.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $7.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $6.1 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $4.7 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) - a decrease of $4.3 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $2.2 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $1.9 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1.4 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) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - 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;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US exports to Guinea 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
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,352.3 2.96 1,223.792.23
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
10 Cereals 3,185.3 4.01 2,133.449.31
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 6.1-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3.3 0.00 8.9-62.27
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 8.6-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 15.2 0.02 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 267.6 0.34 33.4700.77
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 113.2 0.14 71.159.18
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,489.8 1.87 971.153.41
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 177.6 0.22 331.7-46.44
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 14.1 0.02 117.9-88.07
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,042.7 1.31 22,519.9-95.37
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 137.8 0.17 4,862.4-97.17
29 Organic chemicals 110.0 0.14 643.2-82.90
30 Pharmaceutical products 22.2 0.03 130.1-82.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 639.5 0.80 686.6-6.85
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,355.0 1.71 1,612.7-15.98
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 484.6 0.61 347.339.54
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 121.2 0.15 167.7-27.73
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 591.4 0.74 533.410.87
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 10.6 0.01 20.9-49.36
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 267.7 0.34 257.73.86
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,899.4 3.65 3,598.7-19.43
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,276.9 1.61 2,675.3-52.27
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 63.6 0.08 22.5182.08
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 593.6 0.75 187.7216.30
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 12.1 0.02 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 204.7 0.26 192.26.50
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 82.9 0.10 5.01,559.09
54 Man-made filaments 2.5 0.00 163.3-98.46
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 5.0 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 397.3 0.50 973.0-59.17
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 13.8 0.02 44.5-68.90
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3.0 0.00 119.3-97.47
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,124.4 6.45 7,350.5-30.29
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 354.9 0.45 815.5-56.48
65 Headgear and parts thereof 16.6 0.02 36.5-54.53
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 253.3 0.32 501.2-49.47
69 Ceramic products 228.8 0.29 15.21,404.09
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 18.1-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 200.1 0.25 6.72,890.96
72 Iron and steel 18.6 0.02 41.5-55.09
73 Articles of iron or steel 988.6 1.24 3,085.4-67.96
74 Copper and articles thereof 38.8 0.05 100.9-61.54
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 317.7 0.40 85.9269.82
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 15.9-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 313.2 0.39 218.643.32
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 265.8 0.33 437.7-39.27
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,910.7 20.02 38,073.1-58.21
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 4,294.8 5.40 8,615.0-50.15
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 792.7 1.00 1,661.9-52.30
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 18,055.9 22.72 24,140.3-25.20
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,490.0 1.88 3,438.1-56.66
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 52.1 0.07 417.8-87.53
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,203.5 2.77 2,715.6-18.86
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 26.3 0.03 3.5654.24
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 3.0 0.00 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 426.0 0.54 404.65.28
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 203.1 0.26 85.7137.10
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 698.1 0.88 932.5-25.15
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 9,230.0 11.62 16,721.7-44.80

US Imports from Guinea

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 90.06% of US total imports from Guinea (92.73% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.38% of US total imports from Guinea (2.61% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.10% of US total imports from Guinea (0.62% in 2012).

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $2.4 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $0.8 million.

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $10.3 million;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US imports from Guinea 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
(%)
01 Live animals 49.0 0.04 11.9310.17
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 104.1 0.08 57.381.62
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 37.9 0.03 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 816.0 0.59 19.84,016.02
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 148.5 0.11 218.3-31.98
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 334.4 0.24 567.2-41.05
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4.7 0.00 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 20.5 0.01 26.4-22.45
26 Ores, slag and ash 124,346.4 90.06 134,635.0-7.64
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 30.7-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 17.4 0.01 18.0-2.81
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 4.5 0.00 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 21.4-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 35.5 0.03 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10.9 0.01 18.8-42.29
40 Rubber and articles thereof 209.6 0.15 3.55,816.48
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3.1 0.00 1.3138.02
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.4 0.00 2.3-83.59
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 14.2 0.01 63.3-77.63
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 14.8-100.00
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 12.7-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10.7 0.01 1.0963.56
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 9.0 0.01 12.4-27.19
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 15.8 0.01 3.1403.37
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 16.5 0.01 1.8814.03
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 8.6-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,285.8 2.38 3,796.3-13.45
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.8 0.00 0.0
76 Aluminum and 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 7.4 0.01 11.2-34.02
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 125.3 0.09 496.8-74.77
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 104.5 0.08 38.0174.78
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 90.0 0.07 106.9-15.83
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 97.3 0.07 273.5-64.41
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 6.9 0.01 10.6-34.36
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 4.3 0.00 57.8-92.62
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 19.9-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,136.6 0.82 26.14,259.71
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,998.9 5.07 4,594.752.32
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce