US trade with Luxembourg in the first nine months of 2017

Published or Updated: May 25, 2018

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

US Trade with Luxembourg

In the first nine months of 2017, US trade with Luxembourg was $1,163.5 million, down 28.55% ($464.9 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US exports to Luxembourg in the first nine months of 2017 were $787.8 million, down 35.83% ($439.8 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US imports from Luxembourg in the first nine months of 2017 were $375.7 million, down 6.26% ($25.1 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US trade surplus with Luxembourg in the first nine months of 2017 was $412.1 million, a 50.16% decrease ($414.7 million) over the first nine months of 2016.

Luxembourg was the US 83rd largest trading partner in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 73rd in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0400% of US total trade (down from 0.0621% in the first nine months of 2016).

Luxembourg was the US 76th largest export market in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 65th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0692% of US total exports (down from 0.1161% in the first nine months of 2016).

Luxembourg was the US 89th largest supplier in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 86th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0212% of US total imports (down from 0.0256% in the first nine months of 2016).

US Exports to Luxembourg

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 41.83% of US total exports to Luxembourg (57.23% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 15.04% of US total exports to Luxembourg (6.89% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.85% of US total exports to Luxembourg (9.10% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.85% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.17% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.27% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.07% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.76% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.01% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.57% of US total exports to Luxembourg (1.39% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Luxembourg in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 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 $33.9 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $20.7 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $3.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2.8 million.

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $374.4 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $69.6 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 $19.7 million;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $13.1 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $8.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $6.6 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $6.4 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $6.2 million.
US exports to Luxembourg in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 323.6 0.04 226.942.60
02 Meat and edible meat offal 749.7 0.10 866.7-13.50
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 17.0 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 30.9 0.00 10.1206.22
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 13,092.8 1.66 11,319.915.66
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 0.0 0.00 138.3-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 260.7 0.03 1,012.2-74.25
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 13.0188.03
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 49.3 0.01 712.9-93.08
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 33.0 0.00 35.4-6.81
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 19.3 0.00 267.5-92.79
26 Ores, slag and ash 111.8 0.01 210.1-46.79
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 434.8 0.06 382.113.80
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 11,299.8 1.43 30,960.9-63.50
29 Organic chemicals 63.8 0.01 58.19.80
30 Pharmaceutical products 421.5 0.05 346.221.76
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 342.0 0.04 1,515.6-77.44
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 289.8 0.04 497.4-41.74
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 57.0 0.01 306.1-81.38
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 43.5 0.01 30.045.02
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,393.2 0.18 824.468.98
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 82.1 0.01 733.9-88.81
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 33,988.9 4.31 13,254.4156.43
39 Plastics and articles thereof 20,984.3 2.66 18,209.615.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 48,003.0 6.09 44,981.06.72
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 94.3 0.01 49.192.04
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3.1 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 224.3 0.03 16.01,302.90
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 1,816.5 0.23 1,465.523.95
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,455.4 0.31 15,517.6-84.18
50 Silk 3.5 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 327.3 0.04 291.512.30
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,322.2 0.55 10,516.2-58.90
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 18.5 0.00 0.0
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 234.2 0.03 378.1-38.06
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 129.9 0.02 7.71,577.42
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 345.0 0.04 749.8-53.99
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 448.4 0.06 87.8410.89
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 110.8 0.01 238.2-53.48
65 Headgear and parts thereof 48.1 0.01 120.9-60.18
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,136.7 0.27 1,766.220.98
69 Ceramic products 153.7 0.02 108.541.66
70 Glass and glassware 338.4 0.04 588.6-42.50
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 118,483.2 15.04 84,542.940.15
72 Iron and steel 261.0 0.03 533.0-51.03
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,525.6 0.32 1,510.567.21
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,626.7 0.21 8,032.9-79.75
75 Nickel and articles thereof 438.6 0.06 109.0302.51
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 912.7 0.12 997.1-8.46
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,966.3 0.25 356.6451.43
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 687.0 0.09 224.2206.46
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,071.3 0.14 1,030.33.98
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 504.1 0.06 356.541.43
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 81,500.5 10.35 79,190.22.92
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 76,564.1 9.72 74,957.82.14
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 148.6 0.02 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,894.5 0.62 6,819.3-28.23
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 132,012.6 16.76 506,429.3-73.93
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 718.7-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 34,430.3 4.37 34,425.50.01
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 31.8 0.00 51.0-37.59
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 110.5 0.01 212.6-48.02
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,916.4 0.37 11,435.8-74.50
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 1,292.1 0.16 366.5252.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 183.2 0.02 569.2-67.81
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 208.2 0.03 42.8385.82
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 157,511.4 19.99 227,067.0-30.63
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 22,156.2 2.81 28,721.4-22.86

US Imports from Luxembourg

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 48.71% of US total imports from Luxembourg (36.55% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.26% of US total imports from Luxembourg (17.32% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.60% of US total imports from Luxembourg (12.71% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 7.13% of US total imports from Luxembourg (11.97% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.27% of US total imports from Luxembourg (2.38% in the first nine months of 2016).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $33.5 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $8.1 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $3.3 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1.8 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1.8 million.

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $30.4 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $17.7 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) - a decrease of $4.8 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $4.8 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $3.8 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $2.7 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $2.2 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1.8 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $1.2 million.
US imports from Luxembourg in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 176.1 0.05 1,302.3-86.47
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 41.3 0.01 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 16.8 0.00 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 454.5 0.12 125.9261.11
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 20.5 0.01 185.0-88.90
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 272.1 0.07 190.143.12
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 15.0 0.00 10.148.79
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 66.8 0.02 58.713.85
29 Organic chemicals 18.1 0.00 1,816.0-99.01
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 636.5 0.17 549.015.94
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 15,020.4 4.00 17,682.3-15.05
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 104.7 0.03 61.470.51
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 601.6 0.16 383.556.88
39 Plastics and articles thereof 25,556.7 6.80 30,313.3-15.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19,075.5 5.08 18,551.02.83
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) 41.3 0.01 23.377.24
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 0.00 17.4-9.45
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 40.3 0.01 73.8-45.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 28.4 0.01 123.2-76.95
52 Cotton 1.5 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 125.4 0.03 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 25,522.3 6.79 43,204.5-40.93
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 959.6 0.26 4,740.8-79.76
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 21.0 0.01 6.6218.22
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5.0 0.00 18.0-72.18
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4.7 0.00 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 77.0 0.02 3.22,284.85
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 0.02 4.01,466.06
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 842.3 0.22 1,370.2-38.53
69 Ceramic products 4.7 0.00 23.1-79.82
70 Glass and glassware 1,838.7 0.49 3,452.8-46.75
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,773.4 1.27 9,552.2-50.03
72 Iron and steel 94,270.9 25.09 60,727.255.24
73 Articles of iron or steel 63,234.3 16.83 61,419.82.95
74 Copper and articles thereof 11,125.8 2.96 7,844.241.83
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 25.2 0.01 2,251.8-98.88
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,882.3 0.50 3,597.5-47.68
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 12,425.5 3.31 10,635.316.83
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 27.3 0.01 10.1171.59
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 35,912.6 9.56 27,804.329.16
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 7,263.3 1.93 6,141.618.26
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,215.7 1.65 6,509.8-4.52
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,126.8 0.30 2,349.0-52.03
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,094.2 2.15 8,120.9-0.33
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 6.7 0.00 8.8-24.20
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 10.0-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 55.8-100.00
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 1,195.5 0.32 1,516.9-21.19
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 134.9 0.04 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 158.3 0.04 174.2-9.13
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 865.5 0.23 2,106.5-58.91
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 35,269.4 9.39 65,627.4-46.26
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce