US trade with Mali in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 16, 2018

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

US Trade with Mali

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Mali was $18.3 million, down 36.75% ($10.6 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Mali in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $17.9 million, down 36.35% ($10.2 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Mali in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $0.4 million, down 49.89% ($0.4 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Mali in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $17.4 million, a 35.91% decrease ($9.8 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Mali was the US 173rd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 160th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0018% of US total trade (down from 0.0030% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Mali was the US 154th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 139th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0044% of US total exports (down from 0.0074% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Mali was the US 195th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 185th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Mali

The major share of US exports to Mali 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) - 64.02% of US total exports to Mali (69.02% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.50% of US total exports to Mali (16.10% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.46% of US total exports to Mali (1.95% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.92% of US total exports to Mali (1.85% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.61% of US total exports to Mali (3.18% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,092.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $781.2 thousand;
  • 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 $142.4 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $137.6 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $123.6 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $112.0 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $111.6 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $69.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Mali in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $7,399.1 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $1,584.7 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,344.9 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 $751.3 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $552.8 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $477.3 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $325.3 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $92.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $63.0 thousand.
US exports to Mali 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
(%)
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3.6 0.02 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,329.7 7.44 548.6142.41
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 111.6 0.62 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 142.4 0.80 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 16.2 0.09 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,930.7 10.80 3,275.6-41.06
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 16.6 0.09 39.0-57.57
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 137.6 0.77 0.0
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 92.1-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 25.4 0.14 8.7193.03
39 Plastics and articles thereof 432.9 2.42 386.911.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 783.2 4.38 714.09.69
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 10.7-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 10.8-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 9.0 0.05 57.4-84.24
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 19.5-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 34.1-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 14.6 0.08 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4.4 0.02 4.32.13
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4.8 0.03 67.8-92.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 482.2 2.70 370.230.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 16.6 0.09 12.631.98
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 20.4-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
72 Iron and steel 123.6 0.69 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 230.4 1.29 707.7-67.44
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 83.6 0.47 103.0-18.88
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 29.3 0.16 82.5-64.48
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,193.5 40.26 14,592.5-50.70
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 2,486.0 13.91 3,237.3-23.21
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,655.3 9.26 563.3193.85
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 54.1 0.30 606.9-91.08
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 50.2 0.28 375.4-86.64
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 51.5 0.29 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 22.2 0.12 2.8690.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3.0 0.02 41.4-92.63
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 49.9-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 6.8-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 424.6 2.38 2,009.4-78.87

US Imports from Mali

The major share of US imports from Mali 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) - 36.45% of US total imports from Mali (28.73% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.00% of US total imports from Mali (3.13% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 14.94% of US total imports from Mali (6.40% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.60% of US total imports from Mali (2.34% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.29% of US total imports from Mali (3.89% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $47.7 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $33.5 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $24.0 thousand;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $14.0 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $10.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $7.0 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $6.9 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4.4 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $2.9 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $1.7 thousand;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - an increase of $1.3 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1.3 thousand.

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

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $362.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $117.0 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $28.5 thousand;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $25.3 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $20.3 thousand;
  • Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork (HS code 46) - a decrease of $18.3 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $12.9 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 $2.5 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.9 thousand.
US imports from Mali 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 33.4 7.65 19.471.99
10 Cereals 9.2 2.11 7.916.71
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 6.9 1.57 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 33.5 7.66 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 28.5-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7.0 1.59 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3.1 0.70 5.0-38.36
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 0.4-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.7 0.39 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10.7 2.44 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 18.3-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5.0 1.15 2.1137.26
52 Cotton 7.9 1.81 33.2-76.17
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.0 0.45 14.9-86.68
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 55.3 12.67 7.7623.01
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 0.63 2.65.43
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3.4 0.77 120.4-97.20
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 45.5 10.42 48.0-5.27
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4.4 1.00 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 105.9 24.27 81.929.32
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 5.0 1.15 3.736.71
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 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 34.5 7.89 396.9-91.32
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 59.6 13.66 79.9-25.39
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce