US trade (export - import) with Madagascar in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Madagascar in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Madagascar

In 2013, US trade with Madagascar totaled $247.7 million, up 38.66% ($69.1 million) from 2012.

US exports to Madagascar in 2013 were $64.0 million, down 0.42% ($0.3 million) from 2012.

US imports from Madagascar in 2013 totaled $183.7 million, up 60.62% ($69.3 million) from 2012.

US trade deficit with Madagascar in 2013 was $119.7 million, a 138.92% increase ($69.6 million) over 2012.

Madagascar was the US 140th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 147th in 2012), accounting for 0.0063% of US total trade (up from 0.0046% in 2012).

Madagascar was the US 160th largest export market in 2013 (down from 157th in 2012), accounting for 0.0041% of US total exports (down from 0.0042% in 2012).

Madagascar was the US 112th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 120th in 2012), accounting for 0.0079% of US total imports (up from 0.0049% in 2012).

US Exports to Madagascar

The major share of US exports to Madagascar in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 74.23% of US total exports to Madagascar (63.76% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.83% of US total exports to Madagascar (16.79% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.66% of US total exports to Madagascar (7.31% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.55% of US total exports to Madagascar (3.44% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.89% of US total exports to Madagascar (2.74% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.58% of US total exports to Madagascar (0.32% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.00% of US total exports to Madagascar (1.32% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Madagascar in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $9.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $0.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Madagascar in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $5.8 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US exports to Madagascar in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 121.0 0.19 24.2400.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 49.1-100.00
10 Cereals 372.6 0.58 6,221.6-94.01
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 14.0 0.02 30.7-54.50
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3,267.0 5.10 3,610.8-9.52
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 471.6 0.74 775.2-39.16
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 66.3 0.10 25.4161.54
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 60.7 0.09 55.69.12
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 133.8 0.21 190.7-29.87
26 Ores, slag and ash 17.9 0.03 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 859.1 1.34 14.06,020.78
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 40.3 0.06 114.3-64.72
29 Organic chemicals 16.0 0.03 24.5-34.69
30 Pharmaceutical products 426.8 0.67 285.649.42
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 85.5 0.13 30.4181.69
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 364.5-100.00
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 5.1 0.01 74.5-93.21
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 5.7 0.01 7.9-27.47
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2.8 0.00 62.0-95.46
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 754.6 1.18 2,413.1-68.73
39 Plastics and articles thereof 698.1 1.09 1,049.3-33.47
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,589.3 2.48 271.4485.58
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 170.1 0.27 19.1789.88
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 16.7 0.03 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 130.6 0.20 209.7-37.72
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 22.8 0.04 88.5-74.19
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 472.3 0.74 549.8-14.10
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 10.7-100.00
52 Cotton 11.0 0.02 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 6.3 0.01 2.9114.99
55 Man-made staple fibers 974.2 1.52 1,487.5-34.51
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 46.9 0.07 8.4457.34
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 10.3 0.02 16.3-36.91
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 19.4 0.03 62.7-69.03
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 32.9 0.05 44.4-26.03
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 71.2 0.11 29.0145.83
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 447.6 0.70 542.0-17.41
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7.1 0.01 5.529.50
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4.1 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5.5 0.01 89.3-93.85
69 Ceramic products 423.6 0.66 621.0-31.79
70 Glass and glassware 3.4 0.01 33.2-89.68
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 8.5 0.01 65.3-87.05
72 Iron and steel 92.9 0.15 16.8451.55
73 Articles of iron or steel 598.0 0.93 737.9-18.96
74 Copper and articles thereof 43.9 0.07 143.5-69.42
75 Nickel and articles thereof 8.4 0.01 28.4-70.36
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 46.5 0.07 79.7-41.65
78 Lead and articles thereof 14.9 0.02 27.1-44.99
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 80.6 0.13 215.9-62.66
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 187.3 0.29 314.9-40.54
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 139.9 0.22 199.3-29.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 35,763.1 55.87 26,708.733.90
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 4,657.3 7.28 4,506.63.35
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 234.4 0.37 21.01,016.78
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,625.1 2.54 4,044.9-59.82
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 3,413.5 5.33 2,625.030.04
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 89.6 0.14 644.5-86.10
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,731.1 2.70 2,432.9-28.85
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
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 81.3 0.13 120.0-32.24
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 38.3 0.06 6.2517.13
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6.9 0.01 63.0-89.02
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,262.1 5.10 1,751.586.25

US Imports from Madagascar

The major share of US imports from Madagascar in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 36.51% of US total imports from Madagascar (0.11% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 32.39% of US total imports from Madagascar (47.13% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 12.51% of US total imports from Madagascar (39.72% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.19% of US total imports from Madagascar (7.01% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.29% of US total imports from Madagascar (1.70% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.03% of US total imports from Madagascar (2.04% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Madagascar in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $51.0 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $17.3 million;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $15.9 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $4.2 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $0.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Madagascar in 2013 over the 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $23.0 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 $2.2 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.7 million.
US imports from Madagascar in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
01 Live animals 102.1 0.06 127.3-19.82
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 209.1 0.11 916.4-77.18
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 2.0-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 54.7 0.03 100.6-45.60
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,274.2 0.69 414.3207.54
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 55.2 0.03 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 51,729.0 28.16 47,512.58.87
10 Cereals 91.0 0.05 26.7240.17
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 431.6 0.23 456.9-5.54
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 517.1 0.28 82.5526.66
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 476.5 0.26 232.3105.10
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 203.1 0.11 16.91,105.17
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 10.9 0.01 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,223.6 2.30 3,640.116.03
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 11.7 0.01 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 113.9 0.06 255.1-55.34
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 117.5-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,795.2 1.52 1,939.544.11
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,403.5 0.76 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 13.1-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 220.8 0.12 0.0
31 Fertilizers 14.1 0.01 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,442.6 1.87 2,230.454.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 43.2 0.02 93.1-53.58
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1.6 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) 72.3 0.04 184.8-60.89
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3.2 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 29.9-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 624.6 0.34 580.87.54
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 17.1-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2.9 0.00 0.0
50 Silk 0.7 0.00 43.5-98.33
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 1.3-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 25.1 0.01 35.8-29.80
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 208.5 0.11 176.018.45
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 1.7-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2.3 0.00 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1.5 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 14,139.5 7.70 37,181.0-61.97
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,925.7 4.31 7,484.05.90
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 248.7 0.14 31.4692.70
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 21.5 0.01 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 401.6 0.22 471.8-14.87
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 67.8 0.04 9.3626.95
70 Glass and glassware 25.3 0.01 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,868.4 3.19 8,019.7-26.82
72 Iron and steel 55.4 0.03 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 5.8 0.00 0.0
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 91.0-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 51,043.0 27.78 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.1-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 15,973.0 8.69 25.462,828.11
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 118.0 0.06 239.1-50.67
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 52.4 0.03 34.352.45
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
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 37.3 0.02 1.42,639.90
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 45.6 0.02 11.2306.28
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 19.0 0.01 17.68.08
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 875.0 0.48 402.7117.28
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 18,426.8 10.03 1,095.01,582.76
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce