US trade with Luxembourg in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 26, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Luxembourg in the 4th quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Luxembourg

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Luxembourg totaled $430.5 million, up 26.47% ($90.1 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Luxembourg in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $290.8 million, up 31.66% ($69.9 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Luxembourg in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $139.7 million, up 16.87% ($20.2 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Luxembourg in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $151.1 million, a 49.10% increase ($49.8 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Luxembourg was the US 83rd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 85th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0413% of US total trade (up from 0.0354% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Luxembourg was the US 73rd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 83rd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0714% of US total exports (up from 0.0583% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Luxembourg was the US 88th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0220% of US total imports (up from 0.0205% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Luxembourg

The major share of US exports to Luxembourg in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 58.01% of US total exports to Luxembourg (58.08% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.25% of US total exports to Luxembourg (13.76% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 11.84% of US total exports to Luxembourg (13.18% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.91% of US total exports to Luxembourg (0.33% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.57% of US total exports to Luxembourg (0.59% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.14% of US total exports to Luxembourg (0.74% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Luxembourg in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $31.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $17.8 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $11.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $10.5 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 $5.3 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $3.8 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3.6 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $3.1 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 $1.8 million;
  • Zinc and articles thereof (HS code 79) - an increase of $1.0 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Luxembourg in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $8.4 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $5.0 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $5.0 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1.0 million.
US exports to Luxembourg in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 34.0 0.01 30.411.84
02 Meat and edible meat offal 353.9 0.12 248.042.71
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 150.1 0.05 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5.3 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 26.6 0.01 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 30.0 0.01 1,031.4-97.09
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4.0 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 267.3-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 25.7-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 10.3 0.00 9.014.70
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 16.2 0.01 13.222.69
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 34.8 0.01 11.7196.64
26 Ores, slag and ash 69.5 0.02 73.4-5.35
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 121.7 0.04 143.4-15.14
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,106.7 1.41 2,332.176.09
29 Organic chemicals 42.3 0.01 27.156.46
30 Pharmaceutical products 131.5 0.05 177.5-25.93
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 48.3 0.02 22.1117.90
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 186.5 0.06 139.933.32
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 4.5 0.00 5.9-24.12
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 9.4 0.00 3.0212.70
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 180.1 0.06 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 31.3-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 19,050.5 6.55 8,581.6121.99
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,157.0 2.80 4,515.280.66
40 Rubber and articles thereof 9,511.5 3.27 14,555.5-34.65
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6.7 0.00 9.9-31.86
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4.7 0.00 5.9-20.10
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 322.5 0.11 671.8-51.99
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 11,033.3 3.79 53.820,407.61
54 Man-made filaments 149.1 0.05 31.5373.18
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 4,101.9 1.41 1,041.0294.04
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 9.8-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 136.3 0.05 60.5125.40
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 74.4 0.03 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 67.1 0.02 127.3-47.28
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 17.6 0.01 3.1471.81
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3.1 0.00 22.9-86.39
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10.3 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 487.6 0.17 545.9-10.68
69 Ceramic products 67.9 0.02 78.4-13.50
70 Glass and glassware 140.7 0.05 51.3174.46
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 34,418.9 11.84 29,106.218.25
72 Iron and steel 24.3 0.01 40.2-39.55
73 Articles of iron or steel 612.2 0.21 181.1237.96
74 Copper and articles thereof 899.6 0.31 615.246.22
75 Nickel and articles thereof 99.9 0.03 49.0103.70
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 123.2 0.04 94.330.66
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,292.0 0.44 277.7365.25
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 25.1 0.01 23.57.08
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 115.0 0.04 281.4-59.13
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 119.4 0.04 61.295.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 41,239.4 14.18 23,393.176.29
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 21,477.2 7.39 29,898.0-28.17
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 129.2 0.04 80.061.49
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,614.4 0.56 1,731.6-6.77
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 92,275.7 31.73 60,448.552.65
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 23.6-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,949.3 4.11 12,716.7-6.04
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2.5 0.00 22.3-88.72
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 20.6 0.01 9.3121.61
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 87.5 0.03 144.1-39.27
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 123.3 0.04 122.50.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 41.3 0.01 171.3-75.88
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3.3 0.00 24.3-86.60
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 15,710.9 5.40 20,667.7-23.98
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 9,490.6 3.26 5,729.065.66

US Imports from Luxembourg

The major share of US imports from Luxembourg in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 40.35% of US total imports from Luxembourg (35.13% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 25.01% of US total imports from Luxembourg (15.57% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.99% of US total imports from Luxembourg (17.81% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.90% of US total imports from Luxembourg (6.64% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.10% of US total imports from Luxembourg (0.02% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Luxembourg in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $19.9 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $15.4 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $0.5 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 $0.4 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Luxembourg in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $13.1 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $6.8 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.7 million.
US imports from Luxembourg in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 328.8-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 77.7 0.06 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 9.8 0.01 2.4316.95
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 556.1 0.40 10.05,443.44
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 36.3 0.03 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5.2 0.00 79.3-93.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 108.0 0.08 50.1115.42
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3.8 0.00 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 20.8 0.01 34.3-39.47
30 Pharmaceutical products 5.5 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 46.6 0.03 113.8-59.02
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,725.7 3.38 4,787.8-1.30
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 72.6 0.05 10.9565.07
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 159.5 0.11 306.1-47.90
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9,070.9 6.49 10,274.1-11.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,834.3 4.89 5,762.918.59
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 131.6 0.09 3.43,746.20
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,498.3 1.07 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 10.1 0.01 12.3-17.49
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 24.5 0.02 10.8126.77
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 6,505.8 4.66 6,680.1-2.61
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,179.0 0.84 1,255.1-6.07
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.6 0.00 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 558.3 0.40 0.3167,043.71
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 323.2 0.23 196.564.47
69 Ceramic products 16.8 0.01 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 456.3 0.33 699.0-34.72
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 242.8 0.17 44.1450.61
72 Iron and steel 12,378.8 8.86 19,222.9-35.60
73 Articles of iron or steel 34,047.9 24.37 14,193.3139.89
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,729.3 2.67 2,534.947.12
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,754.6 1.26 181.3868.03
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.6-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 735.0 0.53 2,263.8-67.53
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,720.0 2.66 3,591.73.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9.7 0.01 3.9145.32
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 26,508.8 18.97 11,061.0139.66
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 2,679.4 1.92 2,248.519.16
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,670.1 1.20 2,350.6-28.95
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 715.7 0.51 697.12.66
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,374.0 2.42 2,253.649.72
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3.5 0.00 91.7-96.14
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 11.0-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 5.0 0.00 0.0
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 323.8 0.23 408.6-20.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 116.3-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 70.3-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 917.3 0.66 14.26,341.04
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 14,455.4 10.35 27,543.9-47.52
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce