US trade (export - import) with Guinea in 2017

Published or Updated: May 03, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Guinea in 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Guinea

In 2017, US trade with Guinea totaled $109.7 million, up 14.42% ($13.8 million) from 2016.

US exports to Guinea in 2017 totaled $102.7 million, up 21.64% ($18.3 million) from 2016.

US imports from Guinea in 2017 were $7.0 million, down 38.99% ($4.5 million) from 2016.

US trade surplus with Guinea in 2017 was $95.7 million, a 31.14% increase ($22.7 million) over 2016.

Guinea was the US 163rd largest trading partner in 2017 (down from 162nd in 2016), accounting for 0.0028% of US total trade (up from 0.0026% in 2016).

Guinea was the US 142nd largest export market in 2017 (up from 146th in 2016), accounting for 0.0066% of US total exports (up from 0.0058% in 2016).

Guinea was the US 177th largest supplier in 2017 (down from 169th in 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total imports (down from 0.0005% in 2016).

US Exports to Guinea

The major share of US exports to Guinea in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 39.89% of US total exports to Guinea (43.36% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 22.23% of US total exports to Guinea (20.73% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.53% of US total exports to Guinea (14.79% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.34% of US total exports to Guinea (5.50% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.86% of US total exports to Guinea (2.96% in 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Guinea in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $6.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $5.9 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $4.7 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $4.0 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 $3.2 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1.3 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) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $0.4 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Guinea in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $3.8 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2.1 million.
US exports to Guinea in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 8,595.8 8.37 7,157.620.09
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 7.1 0.01 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4.6 0.00 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 5.4 0.01 0.0
10 Cereals 13,462.5 13.11 7,324.283.81
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4.1 0.00 8.0-49.15
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7.1 0.01 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 69.4 0.07 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 619.5 0.60 2,998.1-79.34
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 57.5 0.06 13.0343.11
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 16.3 0.02 2.8476.70
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 243.5 0.24 224.18.67
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,851.8 4.72 106.54,455.33
29 Organic chemicals 54.9 0.05 18.1203.24
30 Pharmaceutical products 79.8 0.08 72.210.57
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 683.5 0.67 830.9-17.73
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 595.4 0.58 652.8-8.80
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 853.1 0.83 371.7129.48
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 66.2 0.06 73.5-9.94
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3.7 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 343.3 0.33 436.9-21.42
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,474.2 6.30 5,215.224.14
40 Rubber and articles thereof 915.3 0.89 4,706.9-80.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 53.0 0.05 25.5107.95
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 235.2 0.23 95.7145.83
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 87.8 0.09 174.9-49.78
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 214.3 0.21 31.6578.00
52 Cotton 9.1 0.01 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 14.7 0.01 17.9-17.67
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 13.7 0.01 140.6-90.23
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 40.4-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 423.7 0.41 29.41,342.68
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 60.2 0.06 38.058.54
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 25.7 0.03 39.8-35.37
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,750.0 5.60 4,108.939.94
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 215.5 0.21 215.8-0.13
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 22.0 0.02 18.419.75
69 Ceramic products 209.6 0.20 128.762.91
70 Glass and glassware 207.4 0.20 60.5242.93
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 50.2 0.05 31.957.45
72 Iron and steel 3.5 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,429.2 1.39 1,717.9-16.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 16.3 0.02 75.8-78.49
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 87.6 0.09 48.879.60
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 159.9 0.16 467.2-65.78
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 216.8 0.21 186.016.55
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,373.2 16.92 11,504.051.02
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 1,752.7 1.71 1,936.6-9.50
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 4,280.6 4.17 1,083.7295.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 16,422.9 15.99 18,572.4-11.57
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 292.1 0.28 304.0-3.91
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 102.6 0.10 13.6654.94
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 736.4 0.72 3,187.1-76.89
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 7.3 0.01 6.415.56
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 4.0 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 953.9 0.93 841.713.33
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 28.2 0.03 24.116.86
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 238.3 0.23 99.4139.79
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 12,978.9 12.64 8,930.445.33

US Imports from Guinea

The major share of US imports from Guinea in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.59% of US total imports from Guinea (23.45% in 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 17.81% of US total imports from Guinea (13.26% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.29% of US total imports from Guinea (0.83% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.10% of US total imports from Guinea (4.67% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.43% of US total imports from Guinea (1.01% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.43% of US total imports from Guinea (0.70% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.31% of US total imports from Guinea (0.55% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of US total imports from Guinea (29.95% in 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Guinea in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Guinea in 2017 over the 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $3.4 million;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $2.0 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.3 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 $0.3 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 $0.1 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.0 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US imports from Guinea in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2016
USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 3.6 0.05 11.6-68.91
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 696.4 9.99 449.255.03
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 15.9 0.23 2.6509.82
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 84.0-100.00
10 Cereals 6.0 0.09 7.7-22.02
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 6.2-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 506.8 7.27 117.1332.86
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3.1 0.04 7.6-59.33
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 1,952.0-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2.4 0.03 18.3-86.78
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 23.0 0.33 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 38.2 0.55 13.8177.60
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 3,422.3-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 28.9 0.41 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 47.3 0.68 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7.8 0.11 31.5-75.31
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6.8 0.10 30.8-78.10
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.3 0.00 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.7 0.01 0.546.08
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.5 0.01 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 90.8 1.30 83.88.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 9.0 0.13 31.6-71.43
52 Cotton 0.9 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 83.6 1.20 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.7 0.01 47.2-98.46
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 14.6 0.21 24.5-40.40
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 0.8-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 1.4-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 334.0 4.79 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 1,241.5 17.81 1,514.8-18.04
73 Articles of iron or steel 36.5 0.52 3.7889.97
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 496.2 7.12 71.7591.83
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 45.3 0.65 12.2272.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 280.9 4.03 150.986.14
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 152.7 2.19 244.7-37.58
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 10.1-100.00
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 43.7 0.63 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 87.1 1.25 127.4-31.61
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 11.0 0.16 11.6-5.58
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 25.5 0.37 15.564.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3.5 0.05 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 289.1 4.15 258.012.04
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,335.7 33.51 2,637.6-11.45
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce