US trade with Mali in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 03, 2018

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

US Trade with Mali

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Mali was $14.5 million, down 33.31% ($7.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Mali in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $13.8 million, down 34.23% ($7.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Mali in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $0.7 million, down 5.99% ($0.0 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Mali in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $13.2 million, a 35.21% decrease ($7.2 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Mali was the US 172nd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 159th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0015% of US total trade (down from 0.0026% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Mali was the US 156th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 141st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0036% of US total exports (down from 0.0061% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Mali was the US 190th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 187th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Mali

The major share of US exports to Mali 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) - 60.63% of US total exports to Mali (69.21% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.66% of US total exports to Mali (19.52% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.33% of US total exports to Mali (3.16% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.86% of US total exports to Mali (1.39% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.77% of US total exports to Mali (0.07% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.47% of US total exports to Mali (2.54% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $348.0 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $298.7 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $156.8 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $143.0 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $110.2 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $99.1 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $85.2 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $83.6 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $49.3 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $44.0 thousand.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,149.0 thousand;
  • 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 $2,620.4 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $858.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $525.4 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $405.5 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $388.4 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $179.6 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $170.7 thousand;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $137.4 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $74.8 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $53.1 thousand.
US exports to Mali 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
(%)
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 49.3 0.36 0.0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 6.8 0.05 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 8.3 0.06 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 525.4-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7.0 0.05 24.7-71.79
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 12.2 0.09 27.0-54.93
29 Organic chemicals 34.3 0.25 16.0115.17
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,201.8 15.93 2,381.4-7.54
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 12.9 0.09 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 53.1-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 137.4-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 147.2 1.07 62.0137.31
39 Plastics and articles thereof 485.1 3.51 186.4160.28
40 Rubber and articles thereof 377.1 2.73 1,235.8-69.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 10.8 0.08 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 99.1 0.72 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 145.6 1.05 2.55,678.72
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 12.8-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 30.2-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 24.1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 7.4 0.05 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7.3 0.05 20.3-64.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 365.1 2.64 208.375.26
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 15.2 0.11 4.0280.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
69 Ceramic products 3.0 0.02 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 27.0 0.20 5.3407.24
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2.7 0.02 8.3-66.77
72 Iron and steel 15.3 0.11 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 601.7 4.35 491.522.41
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 87.3 0.63 93.4-6.47
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 32.7 0.24 73.3-55.39
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,132.6 44.36 9,281.6-33.93
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 699.3 5.06 3,319.6-78.94
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 703.5 5.09 778.3-9.61
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 20.8 0.15 426.3-95.12
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 825.0 5.97 741.411.27
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 44.0 0.32 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 361.4 2.61 13.42,594.15
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 170.7-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8.7 0.06 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 12.0 0.09 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 254.9 1.84 643.3-60.37

US Imports from Mali

The major share of US imports from Mali 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) - 47.36% of US total imports from Mali (14.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 21.54% of US total imports from Mali (21.36% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.35% of US total imports from Mali (4.55% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.91% of US total imports from Mali (3.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.68% of US total imports from Mali (1.28% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.37% of US total imports from Mali (1.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Mali in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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) - an increase of $201.8 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $128.5 thousand;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - an increase of $51.8 thousand;
  • Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork (HS code 46) - an increase of $14.3 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $10.6 thousand;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $10.3 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $8.3 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $6.9 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $5.4 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2.5 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $2.4 thousand.

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

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $263.2 thousand;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $151.1 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $16.8 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $16.4 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $9.4 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $8.1 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $7.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $5.6 thousand;
  • 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 $4.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3.3 thousand;
  • Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery (HS code 58) - a decrease of $2.3 thousand.
US imports from Mali 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
(%)
10 Cereals 2.5 0.38 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5.4 0.81 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 151.1-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 128.5 19.32 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 6.9 1.03 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.0 0.15 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4.8 0.72 2.966.38
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 16.4-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 19.4 2.91 5.1280.31
52 Cotton 12.6 1.90 2.3446.35
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5.5 0.83 3.178.49
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3.3 0.49 11.4-71.23
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5.8 0.87 13.1-55.83
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8.3 1.25 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 4.5 0.68 9.1-50.03
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2.5 0.37 8.1-69.34
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
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 298.4 44.85 96.5209.10
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16.7 2.51 6.1175.88
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 51.8 7.78 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 2.6 0.39 19.4-86.48
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 33.2 4.99 296.4-88.81
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 51.7 7.77 61.0-15.37
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce