US trade (export - import) with Luxembourg in 2016

Published or Updated: May 11, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Luxembourg in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Luxembourg

In 2016, US trade with Luxembourg was $1,968.8 million, down 4.61% ($95.1 million) from 2015.

US exports to Luxembourg in 2016 totaled $1,448.5 million, up 3.26% ($45.7 million) from 2015.

US imports from Luxembourg in 2016 were $520.3 million, down 21.30% ($140.8 million) from 2015.

US trade surplus with Luxembourg in 2016 was $928.1 million, a 25.16% increase ($186.6 million) over 2015.

Luxembourg was the US 77th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 76th in 2015), accounting for 0.0532% of US total trade (down from 0.0542% in 2015).

Luxembourg was the US 68th largest export market in 2016 (just as in 2015), accounting for 0.0997% of US total exports (up from 0.0933% in 2015).

Luxembourg was the US 87th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 81st in 2015), accounting for 0.0231% of US total imports (down from 0.0287% in 2015).

US Exports to Luxembourg

The major share of US exports to Luxembourg in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 57.36% of US total exports to Luxembourg (63.49% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.81% of US total exports to Luxembourg (10.58% in 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 7.85% of US total exports to Luxembourg (5.28% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.23% of US total exports to Luxembourg (0.49% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.11% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.87% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.02% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.41% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.95% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.82% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Luxembourg in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $90,442.1 thousand;
  • 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 $45,599.2 thousand;
  • 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 $39,607.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $14,253.3 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $10,881.0 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $8,945.2 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4,858.7 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Luxembourg in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $115,328.4 thousand;
  • 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 $14,153.3 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $12,486.9 thousand;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $10,106.8 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $6,098.0 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $4,784.8 thousand.
US exports to Luxembourg in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 257.3 0.02 980.7-73.76
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,114.7 0.08 958.716.27
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 10.1 0.00 16.1-37.43
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 12,351.2 0.85 18,449.2-33.05
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 47.6 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 138.3 0.01 27.1411.01
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 7.3-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,279.5 0.09 1,159.410.36
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 9.5 0.00 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 1,282.2-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 38.6 0.00 119.8-67.76
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 721.9 0.05 3,163.5-77.18
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 48.7 0.00 16.5194.39
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 8.5 0.00 18.8-54.79
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 279.3 0.02 12,766.2-97.81
26 Ores, slag and ash 283.5 0.02 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 525.4 0.04 312.768.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 33,293.0 2.30 47,446.3-29.83
29 Organic chemicals 85.2 0.01 300.6-71.66
30 Pharmaceutical products 523.7 0.04 1,270.6-58.78
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,537.7 0.11 6,322.5-75.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 637.2 0.04 607.64.88
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 312.0 0.02 51.9501.16
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 33.0 0.00 44.8-26.28
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 824.4 0.06 223.4268.98
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 765.2 0.05 144.4429.82
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 21,836.0 1.51 7,582.7187.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 22,724.8 1.57 23,574.2-3.60
40 Rubber and articles thereof 59,536.5 4.11 60,789.2-2.06
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 59.0 0.00 238.4-75.25
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 2.9 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 21.9 0.00 50.6-56.65
45 Cork and articles of cork 13.6 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 10.0 0.00 25.2-60.26
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,137.3 0.15 2,122.10.72
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 15,571.4 1.08 4,690.4231.99
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 323.0 0.02 259.224.59
55 Man-made staple fibers 4.5 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 11,557.2 0.80 21,664.0-46.65
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 9.8 0.00 17.0-42.22
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 36.7-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 438.6 0.03 441.2-0.60
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 7.7 0.00 20.5-62.18
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 877.1 0.06 1,466.5-40.19
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 90.8 0.01 968.0-90.62
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 261.2 0.02 313.0-16.55
65 Headgear and parts thereof 120.9 0.01 305.1-60.39
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,312.1 0.16 3,584.0-35.49
69 Ceramic products 186.9 0.01 388.0-51.82
70 Glass and glassware 639.8 0.04 1,167.3-45.19
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 113,649.1 7.85 74,041.653.49
72 Iron and steel 573.1 0.04 308.585.75
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,691.6 0.12 1,376.522.89
74 Copper and articles thereof 8,648.2 0.60 11,470.4-24.60
75 Nickel and articles thereof 158.0 0.01 227.1-30.44
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,091.4 0.08 729.049.71
79 Zinc and articles thereof 634.3 0.04 1,205.6-47.39
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 247.6 0.02 1,964.4-87.39
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,311.7 0.09 1,853.7-29.24
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 417.7 0.03 602.8-30.71
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 102,583.4 7.08 101,366.51.20
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 104,855.8 7.24 59,256.676.95
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 80.0 0.01 1,039.0-92.30
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,550.9 0.59 4,474.991.08
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 566,877.8 39.14 682,206.3-16.91
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 742.2 0.05 15.44,716.27
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 47,142.2 3.25 42,283.511.49
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 73.3 0.01 3.91,782.51
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 221.9 0.02 450.3-50.73
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 11,579.9 0.80 2,634.7339.51
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 489.0 0.03 580.1-15.69
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 740.5 0.05 457.961.73
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 67.1 0.00 88.0-23.70
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 247,734.8 17.10 157,292.757.50
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 34,450.4 2.38 31,439.19.58

US Imports from Luxembourg

The major share of US imports from Luxembourg in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 36.22% of US total imports from Luxembourg (36.83% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.43% of US total imports from Luxembourg (11.86% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 13.36% of US total imports from Luxembourg (11.65% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 10.75% of US total imports from Luxembourg (12.75% in 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.84% of US total imports from Luxembourg (1.51% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Luxembourg in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $9,019.5 thousand;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $3,827.4 thousand;
  • 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 $2,465.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,782.9 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,645.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Luxembourg in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $63,140.7 thousand;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $32,166.3 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $25,198.4 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $25,145.1 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $9,123.1 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,770.1 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $3,172.2 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,876.8 thousand.
US imports from Luxembourg in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 1,631.1 0.31 1,101.348.10
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2.4 0.00 98.0-97.60
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 135.9 0.03 365.1-62.78
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 185.0 0.04 41.6344.69
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 79.3 0.02 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 240.2 0.05 59.2305.84
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17.2 0.00 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 62.3-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 10.1 0.00 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 93.0 0.02 19.3381.23
29 Organic chemicals 1,816.0 0.35 170.3966.68
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 662.8 0.13 644.12.91
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 22,470.1 4.32 13,450.667.06
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 72.3 0.01 74.8-3.27
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 8.8 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 689.5 0.13 196.4251.10
39 Plastics and articles thereof 40,587.4 7.80 39,046.83.95
40 Rubber and articles thereof 24,313.9 4.67 24,823.2-2.05
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 26.7 0.01 27.4-2.27
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 10.1 0.00 0.42,246.62
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 17.4 0.00 19.9-12.45
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 86.0 0.02 81.95.10
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 134.0 0.03 41.7221.27
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 49,884.6 9.59 82,050.9-39.20
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 17.2 0.00 10.072.36
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5,995.9 1.15 2,168.5176.50
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6.6 0.00 4.353.21
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 21.6 0.00 11.095.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 15.1-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3.6 0.00 6.0-40.22
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.4 0.00 2.2-80.33
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.7 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 4.0 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,566.7 0.30 1,574.2-0.47
69 Ceramic products 23.1 0.00 127.6-81.86
70 Glass and glassware 4,151.8 0.80 3,772.110.07
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9,596.3 1.84 9,962.2-3.67
72 Iron and steel 79,950.1 15.37 105,095.2-23.93
73 Articles of iron or steel 75,613.1 14.53 100,811.5-25.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 10,379.2 1.99 13,551.4-23.41
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,433.0 0.47 4,309.8-43.55
79 Zinc and articles thereof 6.6 0.00 46.7-85.88
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,861.4 1.13 5,898.9-0.64
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 14,227.0 2.73 13,817.62.96
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 14.0 0.00 8.662.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 38,865.2 7.47 42,635.3-8.84
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 8,390.1 1.61 5,925.141.60
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,860.4 1.70 7,735.614.54
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 3,046.1 0.59 12,169.2-74.97
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,374.5 1.99 8,591.620.75
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 100.6 0.02 87.514.92
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 21.0 0.00 4.3389.25
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 55.8 0.01 66.0-15.59
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 1,925.5 0.37 473.2306.91
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 116.3 0.02 27.2327.48
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 244.5 0.05 218.611.86
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,120.8 0.41 3,359.9-36.88
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 93,171.2 17.91 156,312.0-40.39
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce