Dynamics of US trade with Lebanon from 2012 to 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 20, 2018

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Lebanon from 2012 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Lebanon from 2012 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 1,125 1,131 1,344 1,352 1,245 1,380
Exports 1,040 1,034 1,269 1,256 1,135 1,249
Imports 85 96 76 96 111 131
Balance 955 938 1,193 1,160 1,024 1,117
Dynamics of the rank and share of Lebanon in US foreign trade from 2012 to 2017
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in US trade 98 96 93 87 88 85
Share in US trade, % 0.029 0.029 0.033 0.036 0.034 0.035
Rank in US exports 79 78 75 73 72 70
Share in US exports, % 0.067 0.066 0.078 0.084 0.078 0.081
Rank in US import 129 123 132 125 120 117
Share in US imports, % 0.004 0.004 0.003 0.004 0.005 0.006
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Lebanon by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 11.0 10.1 9.0 7.6 9.3 8.4
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 7.3 15.3 30.2 24.9 26.3 32.3
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 7.9 6.7 6.8 7.2 8.4 7.4
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 5.0 3.9 3.5 3.2 3.3 3.3
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 2.7 2.4 1.9 2.2 2.5 2.5
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.9 0.9 0.7 1.8 1.0 0.7
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 56.7 50.6 40.5 37.2 41.4 38.9
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Lebanon by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 37.7 37.9 44.4 37.4 33.3 29.2
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 12.8 19.0 22.0 8.8 4.2 4.5
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 1.7 1.4 0.9 1.3 1.2 0.8
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 3.1 2.3 4.5 5.6 6.6 5.3
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 12.5 23.2 9.1 20.8 31.6 31.4
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.3 1.2 1.4
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 8.3 3.2 2.9 3.1 3.6 3.4
Dynamics of US exports to Lebanon from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
01 Live animals 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.2
02 Meat and edible meat offal 3.6 2.9 3.0 3.2 3.0 4.9
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 0.5 0.5 1.5 0.3 0.4 1.3
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1.8 6.0 2.2 1.4 1.5 1.6
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2.1 2.3 2.1 2.2 3.8 4.4
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 22.0 21.6 21.5 34.1 27.3 31.1
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.4
10 Cereals 5.1 11.3 20.1 3.2 7.3 7.7
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.2
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 22.9 11.7 10.7 6.4 6.5 5.1
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4.4 6.4 4.9 5.5 6.2 6.9
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1.5 1.3 9.3 1.6 1.9 1.6
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.9 1.1 1.3 1.0 2.0 1.6
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 8.6 8.1 8.9 6.6 8.3 5.6
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2.1 2.3 2.8 3.8 2.4 3.2
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 12.9 16.0 17.3 18.0 17.0 17.2
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1.7 1.6 2.8 2.3 2.0 3.2
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 13.6 7.2 2.5 2.2 8.1 3.3
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 9.1 3.6 1.9 2.1 6.3 5.5
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.9 1.1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.6
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 74.6 156.7 382.6 312.3 298.4 402.6
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.4 1.1
29 Organic chemicals 3.3 3.1 4.3 4.0 4.6 4.4
30 Pharmaceutical products 28.6 20.8 35.3 34.9 36.3 38.3
31 Fertilizers 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 1.1 1.6
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1.6 1.6 1.5 0.9 2.5 2.6
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7.6 7.3 6.8 6.9 7.3 6.8
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 2.9 2.7 3.0 2.7 2.7 3.0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1.9 2.3 2.2 1.9 1.2 1.2
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 4.7 0.0 0.0 5.6 11.0 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5.1 5.8 5.5 5.0 4.6 7.1
39 Plastics and articles thereof 22.0 21.5 22.9 23.8 20.3 22.2
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.2 2.6 3.7 3.3 3.1 4.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6.8 8.6 12.3 6.2 4.1 2.1
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 13.0 12.1 12.9 12.7 7.3 10.1
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 12.5 7.9 7.9 10.1 11.1 10.5
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 20.1 12.8 15.2 10.9 11.6 12.8
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.0 7.5 8.5 6.3 7.4 7.3
50 Silk 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.3
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
52 Cotton 0.4 0.3 0.1 1.3 0.4 0.4
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.3
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.3 1.4 0.4 0.7 0.9 0.6
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.3 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.3
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 4.5 4.8 4.6 4.6 5.1 3.7
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 15.3 9.5 6.6 5.2 6.1 5.3
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2.3 3.1 5.7 7.9 10.8 14.8
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.5 2.6 3.8 4.5 3.3 4.2
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.7 0.2 0.1
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.6
69 Ceramic products 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.8 0.2 0.1
70 Glass and glassware​ 1.1 0.9 1.0 1.6 0.7 0.3
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9.6 9.4 9.1 22.4 11.5 9.0
72 Iron and steel 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.0 3.4 2.5 2.7 2.1 3.9
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.4 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.4
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.9 0.5 1.7 0.6 2.1 1.2
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.7 1.3 1.0 1.1 1.1 0.8
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1.7 1.0 1.0 1.3 0.8 1.4
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 83.1 75.5 82.4 85.9 74.4 69.4
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 33.1 23.0 30.8 24.1 28.8 20.2
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 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 360.4 354.9 344.1 310.1 292.7 307.5
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 43.5 16.6 14.9 5.8 37.4 55.2
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 34.7 12.9 3.5 2.3 2.1 1.5
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 34.8 39.9 37.7 39.2 34.8 32.4
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 12.5 27.6 8.9 120.0 31.7 9.1
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 11.1 10.1 9.4 7.7 6.7 6.5
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4.7 5.0 5.9 6.2 7.0 9.4
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1.0 1.4 0.8 1.2 0.8 0.5
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 14.5 16.9 11.7 20.4 5.5 17.5
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 29.5 26.2 35.3 29.9 22.7 25.6
Dynamics of US imports from Lebanon from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.4 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2.2 3.0 3.3 2.5 3.6 2.9
10 Cereals 0.1 0.0 0.0 1.1 0.3 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.9 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4.7 7.3 5.3 6.0 6.4 6.4
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2.1 2.3 2.1 2.2 2.7 3.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.7 0.9 1.0 0.9 1.3 1.1
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 14.8 15.3 14.9 16.3 15.7 16.9
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.8
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4.4 5.0 5.1 4.9 5.1 5.7
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1.2 2.1 2.6 2.3 1.6 2.4
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.9 0.8 1.3 1.8 2.1 2.2
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 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.5
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8.4 15.1 12.4 3.7 0.5 0.6
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.3
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.1
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.8 0.8 0.4 1.0 0.8 0.8
52 Cotton 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.2
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.2
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.6 0.6 0.3
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1.6 1.3 2.4 4.1 5.4 6.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.5 0.8 1.2 1.4 2.4 2.8
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
70 Glass and glassware​ 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 10.6 22.3 6.9 20.0 35.0 41.3
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.6
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.8 1.1
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 6.7 2.7 1.1 2.6 3.2 3.8
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 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.4
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.4
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2
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 1.7 0.7 0.5 1.2 1.1 0.8
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.1
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2.1 3.4 1.7 3.0 4.2 3.3
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 14.5 5.8 6.5 13.9 11.6 23.7
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce