US trade (export - import) with Luxembourg in 2017

Published or Updated: May 27, 2018

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

US Trade with Luxembourg

In 2017, US trade with Luxembourg was $1,594.0 million, down 19.04% ($374.8 million) from 2016.

US exports to Luxembourg in 2017 were $1,078.6 million, down 25.53% ($369.9 million) from 2016.

US imports from Luxembourg in 2017 were $515.4 million, down 0.95% ($4.9 million) from 2016.

US trade surplus with Luxembourg in 2017 was $563.2 million, a 39.32% decrease ($364.9 million) over 2016.

Luxembourg was the US 82nd largest trading partner in 2017 (down from 77th in 2016), accounting for 0.0403% of US total trade (down from 0.0532% in 2016).

Luxembourg was the US 74th largest export market in 2017 (down from 68th in 2016), accounting for 0.0698% of US total exports (down from 0.0997% in 2016).

Luxembourg was the US 90th largest supplier in 2017 (down from 87th in 2016), accounting for 0.0214% of US total imports (down from 0.0231% in 2016).

US Exports to Luxembourg

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 46.19% of US total exports to Luxembourg (57.36% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.69% of US total exports to Luxembourg (9.81% in 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 14.18% of US total exports to Luxembourg (7.85% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.47% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.23% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.41% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.11% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.23% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.02% in 2016).

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

  • 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 $39.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $31.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $20.2 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $6.4 million.

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $342.6 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $74.5 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 $17.9 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $8.6 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 $6.8 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $6.1 million.
US exports to Luxembourg 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
(%)
01 Live animals 357.6 0.03 257.338.96
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,103.6 0.10 1,114.7-0.99
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 150.1 0.01 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 22.3 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 57.5 0.01 10.1470.52
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 13,122.8 1.22 12,351.26.25
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 47.6-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4.0 0.00 138.3-97.11
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 260.7 0.02 1,279.5-79.63
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 9.5-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3.2 0.00 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 37.4 0.00 38.6-3.18
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 59.6 0.01 721.9-91.74
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 49.2 0.00 48.71.21
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 54.1 0.01 279.3-80.64
26 Ores, slag and ash 181.3 0.02 283.5-36.06
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 556.5 0.05 525.45.90
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 15,406.5 1.43 33,293.0-53.72
29 Organic chemicals 106.2 0.01 85.224.62
30 Pharmaceutical products 553.0 0.05 523.75.59
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 390.2 0.04 1,537.7-74.62
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 476.2 0.04 637.2-25.26
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 61.5 0.01 312.0-80.29
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 52.9 0.00 33.060.26
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,573.3 0.15 824.490.83
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 82.1 0.01 765.2-89.27
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 53,039.4 4.92 21,836.0142.90
39 Plastics and articles thereof 29,141.3 2.70 22,724.828.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 57,514.5 5.33 59,536.5-3.40
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 101.1 0.01 59.071.26
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3.1 0.00 2.97.72
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 229.0 0.02 21.9945.10
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 13.6-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 10.0-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,139.0 0.20 2,137.30.08
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 13,488.7 1.25 15,571.4-13.37
50 Silk 3.5 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 476.4 0.04 323.047.50
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 4.5-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 8,424.2 0.78 11,557.2-27.11
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 18.5 0.00 9.888.24
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 30.3 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 370.5 0.03 438.6-15.52
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 204.3 0.02 7.72,538.26
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 412.1 0.04 877.1-53.02
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 466.0 0.04 90.8412.96
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 113.9 0.01 261.2-56.37
65 Headgear and parts thereof 58.4 0.01 120.9-51.65
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,624.3 0.24 2,312.113.50
69 Ceramic products 221.6 0.02 186.918.52
70 Glass and glassware 479.1 0.04 639.8-25.12
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 152,902.1 14.18 113,649.134.54
72 Iron and steel 285.3 0.03 573.1-50.22
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,137.8 0.29 1,691.685.49
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,526.4 0.23 8,648.2-70.79
75 Nickel and articles thereof 538.4 0.05 158.0240.80
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,036.0 0.10 1,091.4-5.08
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3,258.3 0.30 634.3413.70
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 712.1 0.07 247.6187.56
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,186.3 0.11 1,311.7-9.56
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 623.5 0.06 417.749.29
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 122,739.8 11.38 102,583.419.65
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 98,041.2 9.09 104,855.8-6.50
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 277.7 0.03 80.0247.18
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,508.8 0.60 8,550.9-23.88
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 224,288.3 20.79 566,877.8-60.43
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 742.2-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 46,379.5 4.30 47,142.2-1.62
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 34.3 0.00 73.3-53.17
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 131.1 0.01 221.9-40.91
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 3,003.9 0.28 11,579.9-74.06
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 1,415.4 0.13 489.0189.43
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 224.6 0.02 740.5-69.67
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 211.4 0.02 67.1215.04
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 173,222.3 16.06 247,734.8-30.08
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 31,646.8 2.93 34,450.4-8.14

US Imports from Luxembourg

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 46.44% of US total imports from Luxembourg (36.22% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 18.15% of US total imports from Luxembourg (13.36% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.91% of US total imports from Luxembourg (17.43% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.80% of US total imports from Luxembourg (10.75% in 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.97% of US total imports from Luxembourg (1.84% in 2016).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $26.7 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $23.6 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $21.7 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $4.5 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1.9 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1.6 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 $1.6 million.

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $43.4 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $17.9 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $6.0 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 $4.6 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $3.9 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $3.2 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $2.7 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $1.9 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1.8 million.
US imports from Luxembourg 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 176.1 0.03 1,631.1-89.20
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 118.9 0.02 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 26.6 0.01 2.41,028.67
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,010.6 0.20 135.9643.63
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 56.9 0.01 185.0-69.27
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5.2 0.00 79.3-93.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 380.1 0.07 240.258.21
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 8.8 0.00 17.2-48.82
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 18.8 0.00 10.186.45
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 87.5 0.02 93.0-5.82
29 Organic chemicals 18.1 0.00 1,816.0-99.01
30 Pharmaceutical products 5.5 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 683.2 0.13 662.83.07
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 19,746.1 3.83 22,470.1-12.12
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 177.3 0.03 72.3145.17
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 761.0 0.15 689.510.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 34,627.6 6.72 40,587.4-14.68
40 Rubber and articles thereof 25,909.8 5.03 24,313.96.56
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 9.0 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 172.9 0.03 26.7546.96
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 10.1-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,514.0 0.29 17.48,610.84
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 50.4 0.01 86.0-41.45
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 52.9 0.01 134.0-60.55
52 Cotton 1.5 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 125.4 0.02 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 32,028.1 6.21 49,884.6-35.80
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.3 0.00 17.2-92.46
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,138.6 0.41 5,995.9-64.33
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 21.0 0.00 6.6218.22
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5.0 0.00 21.6-76.81
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5.3 0.00 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 635.2 0.12 3.617,733.89
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.7 0.00 0.459.20
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2.6 0.00 0.7254.72
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 62.0 0.01 4.01,466.06
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,165.5 0.23 1,566.7-25.61
69 Ceramic products 21.5 0.00 23.1-7.16
70 Glass and glassware 2,295.1 0.45 4,151.8-44.72
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,016.2 0.97 9,596.3-47.73
72 Iron and steel 106,649.8 20.69 79,950.133.40
73 Articles of iron or steel 97,282.3 18.87 75,613.128.66
74 Copper and articles thereof 14,855.1 2.88 10,379.243.12
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,779.9 0.35 2,433.0-26.85
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.6-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,617.3 0.51 5,861.4-55.35
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 16,145.5 3.13 14,227.013.48
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 37.0 0.01 14.0164.19
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 62,421.4 12.11 38,865.260.61
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 9,942.6 1.93 8,390.118.50
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,885.8 1.53 8,860.4-11.00
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,842.5 0.36 3,046.1-39.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,468.2 2.23 10,374.510.54
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 10.2 0.00 100.6-89.82
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 21.0-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 5.0 0.00 55.8-91.10
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 1,519.3 0.29 1,925.5-21.09
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 134.9 0.03 116.316.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 158.3 0.03 244.5-35.26
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,782.8 0.35 2,120.8-15.94
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 49,724.8 9.65 93,171.2-46.63
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce