US trade (export - import) with Luxembourg in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 01, 2017

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

US Trade with Luxembourg

In 2013, US trade with Luxembourg totaled $2,513.5 million, up 1.48% ($36.8 million) from 2012.

US exports to Luxembourg in 2013 were $1,848.8 million, down 2.86% ($54.4 million) from 2012.

US imports from Luxembourg in 2013 totaled $664.7 million, up 15.88% ($91.1 million) from 2012.

US trade surplus with Luxembourg in 2013 was $1,184.1 million, a 10.94% decrease ($145.5 million) over 2012.

Luxembourg was the US 77th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 78th in 2012), accounting for 0.0644% of US total trade (up from 0.0638% in 2012).

Luxembourg was the US 65th largest export market in 2013 (down from 62nd in 2012), accounting for 0.1172% of US total exports (down from 0.1232% in 2012).

Luxembourg was the US 86th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 90th in 2012), accounting for 0.0286% of US total imports (up from 0.0246% in 2012).

US Exports to Luxembourg

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 78.97% of US total exports to Luxembourg (79.87% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.03% of US total exports to Luxembourg (7.92% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.87% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.76% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.50% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.55% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.75% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.14% in 2012).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $76.4 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $20.9 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $16.5 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) - an increase of $13.9 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 $11.9 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 $6.5 million.

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $134.2 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $16.7 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $7.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $7.6 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $6.9 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $6.3 million.
US exports to Luxembourg 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 226.9 0.01 617.3-63.25
02 Meat and edible meat offal 715.6 0.04 1,399.3-48.86
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 6.3 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5.9 0.00 8.7-32.48
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 49,667.6 2.69 28,785.272.55
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 99.0 0.01 66.548.82
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 28.2 0.00 185.0-84.76
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,028.6 0.11 1,235.664.18
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 31.9 0.00 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 18.1-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 138.0 0.01 475.2-70.96
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 21.0 0.00 101.5-79.27
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 44.9 0.00 62.5-28.22
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 31.9 0.00 43.8-27.07
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 579.2-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 13,492.5 0.73 21,192.0-36.33
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 443.8 0.02 451.7-1.76
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 21,746.7 1.18 15,275.942.36
29 Organic chemicals 26.9 0.00 69.2-61.07
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,752.2 0.09 3,774.2-53.58
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,024.3 0.27 6,563.3-23.45
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 669.0 0.04 4,025.0-83.38
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 20.2 0.00 141.6-85.70
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 25.8 0.00 50.7-49.14
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 111.8-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 104.4 0.01 143.5-27.29
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,996.1 0.16 2,706.310.71
39 Plastics and articles thereof 28,885.7 1.56 32,372.4-10.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 68,784.2 3.72 85,434.3-19.49
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 607.3 0.03 1,830.1-66.82
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 48.8 0.00 150.5-67.55
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 34.9 0.00 71.6-51.24
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,898.7 0.10 2,247.0-15.50
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 938.1 0.05 1,206.0-22.21
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 356.7 0.02 382.3-6.69
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 17.4-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 23,292.4 1.26 27,474.0-15.22
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 17.9 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 25.4-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 210.5 0.01 611.4-65.58
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 2,362.5 0.13 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 68.9 0.00 32.2114.05
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 740.0 0.04 422.075.37
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 102.0 0.01 406.8-74.93
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 184.5 0.01 51.4258.79
65 Headgear and parts thereof 395.9 0.02 77.5410.79
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,932.0 0.10 2,986.5-35.31
69 Ceramic products 102.5 0.01 46.9118.47
70 Glass and glassware 1,581.6 0.09 2,259.3-30.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 15,862.1 0.86 1,953.2712.12
72 Iron and steel 60.3 0.00 39.652.32
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,522.7 0.08 1,527.4-0.31
74 Copper and articles thereof 8,571.9 0.46 8,392.52.14
75 Nickel and articles thereof 145.1 0.01 65.7120.80
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 504.9 0.03 1,450.0-65.18
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 10.6 0.00 5.0112.10
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 958.6 0.05 2,456.5-60.98
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,129.1 0.06 1,016.711.06
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 686.8 0.04 318.1115.90
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 150,253.3 8.13 73,875.2103.39
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 45,435.6 2.46 33,504.735.61
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 40.0 0.00 153.3-73.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,500.0 0.19 11,064.3-68.37
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,210,010.5 65.45 1,344,188.6-9.98
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 7.8 0.00 262.0-97.03
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 50,698.4 2.74 56,973.7-11.01
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 75.1 0.00 40.685.25
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 258.0 0.01 299.8-13.93
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 7,706.5 0.42 14,575.4-47.13
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 972.0 0.05 684.242.06
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 840.0 0.05 201.8316.30
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 111.6 0.01 171.5-34.93
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 70,787.8 3.83 54,266.530.44
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 46,731.2 2.53 49,430.4-5.46

US Imports from Luxembourg

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 40.10% of US total imports from Luxembourg (39.15% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.67% of US total imports from Luxembourg (11.93% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.40% of US total imports from Luxembourg (11.01% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.55% of US total imports from Luxembourg (5.42% in 2012).

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $57.9 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $24.5 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $13.3 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $7.2 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $5.3 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $3.3 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $2.2 million.

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

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $6.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $5.0 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $4.9 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $2.7 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 $2.1 million.
US imports from Luxembourg 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
(%)
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 9.9 0.00 2.4310.63
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 286.4 0.04 4.95,801.26
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 22.7 0.00 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 60.8 0.01 15.0305.74
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 62.8-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13.5 0.00 22.5-40.29
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 1,266.5-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 277.7-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 454.8 0.07 141.1222.20
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 995.2 0.15 2,877.4-65.41
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 7.8 0.00 89.2-91.28
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 341.7 0.05 1,362.4-74.92
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26,686.8 4.01 33,082.6-19.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 27,366.2 4.12 24,058.113.75
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6.0 0.00 3.956.15
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 729.8 0.11 65.11,021.93
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 129.5 0.02 215.6-39.91
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 471.6 0.07 19.02,381.11
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 28,923.9 4.35 29,712.4-2.65
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 7.1-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,152.9 0.17 1,281.8-10.05
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2.0 0.00 10.6-81.39
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4.9 0.00 6.1-20.83
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2.2 0.00 36.6-93.86
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 188.6 0.03 1.116,766.82
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.4 0.00 2.0-82.45
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,292.8 0.34 2,185.44.91
69 Ceramic products 53.8 0.01 46.116.72
70 Glass and glassware 2,941.9 0.44 5,598.2-47.45
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 474.4 0.07 502.8-5.64
72 Iron and steel 100,809.1 15.17 76,337.032.06
73 Articles of iron or steel 124,008.8 18.66 110,665.512.06
74 Copper and articles thereof 17,388.1 2.62 16,064.08.24
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,360.4 0.36 1,971.419.73
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 9,542.8 1.44 7,365.929.55
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 12,383.3 1.86 12,095.42.38
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 58.7 0.01 59.0-0.60
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 46,411.0 6.98 51,423.8-9.75
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 5,963.5 0.90 5,053.818.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,559.8 1.14 396.21,807.91
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 8,654.9 1.30 3,377.9156.22
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,000.8 1.35 8,196.49.81
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 77.3-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 4.2 0.00 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 332.7 0.05 1,596.2-79.16
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 3,849.1 0.58 5,924.1-35.03
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 33.4 0.01 2.41,296.02
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 287.1 0.04 617.2-53.49
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 964.1 0.15 5,830.5-83.46
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 221,476.9 33.32 163,585.835.39
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce