US trade with Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 24, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Luxembourg

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Luxembourg was $389.5 million, down 34.95% ($209.3 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $252.6 million, down 46.63% ($220.7 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $136.9 million, up 9.09% ($11.4 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $115.6 million, a 66.75% decrease ($232.1 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Luxembourg was the US 84th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 73rd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0395% of US total trade (down from 0.0730% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Luxembourg was the US 76th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 59th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0662% of US total exports (down from 0.1366% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Luxembourg was the US 88th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 87th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0226% of US total imports (down from 0.0265% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Luxembourg

The major share of US exports to Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 48.94% of US total exports to Luxembourg (66.48% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.29% of US total exports to Luxembourg (6.18% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 16.77% of US total exports to Luxembourg (7.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.47% of US total exports to Luxembourg (0.89% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.17% of US total exports to Luxembourg (0.50% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.07% of US total exports to Luxembourg (0.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $8.8 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 $5.8 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 $4.6 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $191.5 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $44.7 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $7.1 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 $3.3 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $2.2 million.
US exports to Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 98.1 0.04 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 227.9 0.09 347.5-34.41
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12.2 0.00 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,348.3 0.93 924.0154.14
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 44.4-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 83.5-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 284.8-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 9.5-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 9.6-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 18.1 0.01 34.1-46.90
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 10.0 0.00 12.1-17.33
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 11.7 0.00 66.8-82.46
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 133.4-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 151.1 0.06 86.873.94
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 8,458.8 3.35 3,876.7118.19
29 Organic chemicals 52.3 0.02 17.0207.98
30 Pharmaceutical products 124.1 0.05 137.5-9.76
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 218.6 0.09 60.9258.73
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 82.1 0.03 39.7106.59
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 14.9 0.01 295.3-94.95
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 38.4 0.02 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 998.6 0.40 816.722.28
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3.6 0.00 49.9-92.77
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 11,090.9 4.39 2,334.0375.20
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9,184.9 3.64 5,787.858.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 13,410.1 5.31 15,824.2-15.26
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 41.4 0.02 22.286.76
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 205.9 0.08 16.01,187.93
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 714.3 0.28 442.861.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 230.2 0.09 125.184.02
54 Man-made filaments 57.3 0.02 49.116.83
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,923.5 0.76 2,051.0-6.22
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 30.3 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 136.7 0.05 25.3440.33
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 113.2 0.04 4.42,446.25
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 188.3 0.07 120.756.04
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 419.3 0.17 21.11,889.14
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 74.6 0.03 86.4-13.66
65 Headgear and parts thereof 20.0 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 420.7 0.17 613.6-31.44
69 Ceramic products 71.4 0.03 89.5-20.20
70 Glass and glassware 129.4 0.05 80.061.67
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 42,367.6 16.77 36,600.215.76
72 Iron and steel 31.6 0.01 340.0-90.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 958.1 0.38 305.5213.60
74 Copper and articles thereof 486.8 0.19 2,664.5-81.73
75 Nickel and articles thereof 333.3 0.13 13.62,354.26
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 168.0 0.07 279.3-39.86
79 Zinc and articles thereof 853.4 0.34 159.6434.78
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 325.0 0.13 11.12,834.27
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 436.7 0.17 357.322.22
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 108.9 0.04 62.275.08
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 26,494.8 10.49 25,153.35.33
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 21,484.0 8.51 24,807.6-13.40
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,440.1 0.57 1,529.6-5.85
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 61,017.5 24.16 252,520.2-75.84
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 284.6-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,157.7 5.21 10,329.627.38
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 26.3 0.01 18.244.85
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 48.2 0.02 33.743.13
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 847.9 0.34 200.0324.02
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 116.0 0.05 84.637.07
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 163.1 0.06 341.8-52.29
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 71.5 0.03 19.8261.84
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 24,190.9 9.58 68,898.1-64.89
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,108.8 2.42 13,234.7-53.84

US Imports from Luxembourg

The major share of US imports from Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 52.11% of US total imports from Luxembourg (34.32% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.15% of US total imports from Luxembourg (19.08% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.64% of US total imports from Luxembourg (14.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 6.25% of US total imports from Luxembourg (8.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.01% of US total imports from Luxembourg (0.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $18.3 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $8.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3.7 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 $1.3 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $0.8 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 $0.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $17.0 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US imports from Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 57.8 0.04 427.2-86.48
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 41.3 0.03 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 108.8 0.08 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 20.5 0.01 146.9-86.03
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 145.5 0.11 76.590.10
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 8.8 0.01 17.2-48.82
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5.1 0.00 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 37.8 0.03 58.7-35.55
29 Organic chemicals 13.5 0.01 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 277.4 0.20 333.8-16.89
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,355.1 3.91 6,024.4-11.11
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 41.7 0.03 17.8134.58
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 202.7 0.15 317.7-36.20
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,233.2 6.01 9,387.6-12.30
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,953.6 5.81 7,806.81.88
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 9.0 0.01 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 16.1 0.01 2.6509.71
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 15.7 0.01 4.0289.17
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 31.1-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8.4 0.01 12.8-33.94
52 Cotton 1.5 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 12.5 0.01 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 8,297.9 6.06 8,475.6-2.10
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.3 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 224.4 0.16 1,683.0-86.67
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2.6 0.00 0.6351.65
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.3 0.00 4.1-44.70
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5.7 0.00 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.7 0.00 0.0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1.9 0.00 0.7159.84
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.3 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 224.7 0.16 542.0-58.53
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 524.1 0.38 1,266.1-58.60
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,387.0 1.01 124.41,015.18
72 Iron and steel 39,320.6 28.72 20,985.387.37
73 Articles of iron or steel 23,464.1 17.14 15,074.755.65
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,740.1 2.73 2,935.327.42
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 15.6 0.01 347.0-95.50
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,031.8 0.75 7.413,779.74
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,764.3 2.75 3,724.41.07
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9.2 0.01 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13,087.8 9.56 9,375.939.59
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 3,067.6 2.24 2,431.826.14
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,344.4 1.71 2,256.23.91
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 238.0 0.17 692.8-65.64
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,679.0 1.96 2,824.6-5.15
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 415.0 0.30 498.6-16.77
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 16.7 0.01 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2.5 0.00 54.6-95.43
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 31.8 0.02 46.0-30.94
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 10,454.4 7.64 27,491.9-61.97
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce