US trade with Mauritius in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 16, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Mauritius in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Mauritius

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Mauritius was $80.5 million, down 26.29% ($28.7 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Mauritius in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $11.2 million, down 62.12% ($18.3 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Mauritius in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $69.4 million, down 13.03% ($10.4 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Mauritius in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $58.2 million, a 15.81% increase ($7.9 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Mauritius was the US 126th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 116th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0082% of US total trade (down from 0.0118% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Mauritius was the US 161st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 131st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0029% of US total exports (down from 0.0081% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Mauritius was the US 105th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 98th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0115% of US total imports (down from 0.0142% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Mauritius

The major share of US exports to Mauritius in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 54.04% of US total exports to Mauritius (40.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.65% of US total exports to Mauritius (3.89% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.18% of US total exports to Mauritius (2.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.51% of US total exports to Mauritius (1.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.19% of US total exports to Mauritius (1.39% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.03% of US total exports to Mauritius (45.27% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Mauritius in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • 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 $0.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Mauritius in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $13.3 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $6.7 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $0.1 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) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • 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 $0.1 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $0.1 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 $0.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US exports to Mauritius in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 305.9 2.74 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 30.0 0.27 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3.2 0.03 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 25.8 0.23 127.1-79.74
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 245.5-100.00
10 Cereals 46.0 0.41 2.81,520.32
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 13.6 0.12 27.2-49.86
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 8.4 0.08 8.31.59
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 12.4-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5.4 0.05 129.0-95.82
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 245.0 2.19 199.722.72
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8.1 0.07 2.7199.45
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 13.3-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3.0 0.03 13,350.2-99.98
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 22.4 0.20 2.6775.82
29 Organic chemicals 60.4 0.54 15.9279.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 36.2 0.32 48.1-24.76
31 Fertilizers 4.1 0.04 46.6-91.19
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 107.5 0.96 103.24.08
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 243.4 2.18 183.332.76
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 68.6 0.61 132.3-48.15
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 65.6-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 11.3-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 144.7 1.29 196.5-26.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 461.9 4.13 243.189.98
40 Rubber and articles thereof 41.5 0.37 99.9-58.42
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 7.7 0.07 3.8102.06
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.7 0.03 3.310.29
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 319.0 2.85 517.7-38.37
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 69.8 0.62 10.2584.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3.3 0.03 15.3-78.48
52 Cotton 2.7 0.02 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 3.2 0.03 4.0-17.75
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 21.7 0.19 23.2-6.43
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 15.1 0.14 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 15.0 0.13 41.4-63.76
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12.0 0.11 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 8.9 0.08 8.46.37
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 19.7 0.18 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2.6 0.02 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 1,444.1 12.92 46.13,030.14
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 357.2 3.19 411.5-13.20
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 17.9 0.16 9.883.01
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 34.7 0.31 52.7-34.23
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 19.0 0.17 5.4253.41
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,074.7 18.56 2,276.3-8.86
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 1,182.6 10.58 1,294.9-8.68
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,284.7 11.49 126.1918.78
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,059.2 9.47 7,726.9-86.29
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 82.4 0.74 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 358.0 3.20 540.1-33.71
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3.2 0.03 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 15.4-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 17.9 0.16 15.316.92
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 61.3 0.55 11.4435.58
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 319.7 2.86 85.4274.25
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 65.1-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 38.8 0.35 0.0

US Imports from Mauritius

The major share of US imports from Mauritius in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 49.24% of US total imports from Mauritius (49.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 25.47% of US total imports from Mauritius (23.58% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 18.43% of US total imports from Mauritius (22.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.09% of US total imports from Mauritius (2.58% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Mauritius in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - 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;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.2 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Mauritius in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $6.6 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 $5.2 million;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US imports from Mauritius in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 3,089.7 4.45 3,342.8-7.57
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,190.0 1.72 544.5118.53
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4.1 0.01 4.4-6.56
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 821.0 1.18 349.6134.84
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 336.0-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9.9 0.01 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 9,888.3 14.26 12,359.3-19.99
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,449.5 3.53 1,830.433.82
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 120.6 0.17 43.5177.25
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 92.1 0.13 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 14.5 0.02 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 336.2 0.48 71.5370.37
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 12.5 0.02 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 56.7 0.08 8.8544.13
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 191.1 0.28 206.3-7.38
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 136.9 0.20 41.3231.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 168.5 0.24 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 49.7 0.07 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.3 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,196.8 8.93 5,109.721.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 27,817.1 40.10 34,390.0-19.11
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9.3 0.01 30.2-69.39
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 64.5 0.09 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 17.8 0.03 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 61.9 0.09 45.735.57
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 12,782.5 18.43 18,030.8-29.11
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.5 0.01 6.1-26.15
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 278.9 0.40 140.997.89
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 420.1 0.61 54.5670.19
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 160.9 0.23 109.147.44
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,975.0 2.85 1,756.112.46
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 2.4-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 29.0-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 32.0 0.05 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 382.7 0.55 430.6-11.14
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 10.1 0.01 13.5-25.18
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce