US trade with Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 08, 2018

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

US Trade with Mozambique

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Mozambique totaled $81.2 million, up 86.52% ($37.7 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $57.3 million, up 85.11% ($26.4 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $23.8 million, up 90.00% ($11.3 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $33.5 million, a 81.78% increase ($15.1 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Mozambique was the US 131st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 144th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0082% of US total trade (up from 0.0053% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Mozambique was the US 121st largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 136th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0150% of US total exports (up from 0.0089% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Mozambique was the US 122nd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 132nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0039% of US total imports (up from 0.0026% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Mozambique

The major share of US exports to Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 48.36% of US total exports to Mozambique (31.98% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 23.52% of US total exports to Mozambique (40.32% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.99% of US total exports to Mozambique (19.89% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.24% of US total exports to Mozambique (0.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.73% of US total exports to Mozambique (1.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.58% of US total exports to Mozambique (3.74% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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) - an increase of $17.8 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $5.1 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $3.6 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $3.0 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1.5 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 $0.9 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.7 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 $0.5 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $0.4 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 $0.3 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $0.2 million.

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $3.3 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2.8 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US exports to Mozambique 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 216.1 0.38 217.0-0.44
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 7.1 0.01 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 3,288.8-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 97.0 0.17 0.0
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 834.0-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 664.6 1.16 260.0155.62
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,806.8 8.38 1,180.3307.27
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,095.6 8.89 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 380.6-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 27,731.5 48.36 9,907.7179.90
29 Organic chemicals 4.1 0.01 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 12.4-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 13.2 0.02 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 16.9 0.03 45.6-62.87
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 201.1 0.35 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 285.0 0.50 40.7600.47
39 Plastics and articles thereof 151.9 0.26 488.3-68.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 322.3 0.56 21.91,372.27
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 21.1 0.04 22.4-5.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 21.8-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 45.0 0.08 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 8.2-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8.2 0.01 12.7-35.23
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 17.1-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 900.6 1.57 1,075.8-16.29
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3.2 0.01 47.4-93.20
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4.7 0.01 14.5-67.30
70 Glass and glassware 3.8 0.01 19.3-80.47
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,548.8 2.70 41.23,660.40
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.1 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 154.5 0.27 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 149.3 0.26 185.2-19.39
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,681.2 8.16 7,480.7-37.42
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 2,182.2 3.81 1,258.473.41
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 591.9 1.03 76.4674.52
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 348.7 0.61 746.9-53.31
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 4,695.5 8.19 1,648.0184.91
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 16.5 0.03 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 974.1 1.70 1,279.8-23.88
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 365.1 0.64 21.21,620.57
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4.2 0.01 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 8.6 0.02 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,021.3 1.78 320.6218.55

US Imports from Mozambique

The major share of US imports from Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 38.94% of US total imports from Mozambique (42.02% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 30.44% of US total imports from Mozambique (3.85% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 28.67% of US total imports from Mozambique (41.93% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of US total imports from Mozambique (9.71% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $6.8 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) - an increase of $4.0 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $0.1 million.

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1.2 million.
US imports from Mozambique 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
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 14.0-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,321.1 5.54 702.288.14
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4,763.9 19.99 4,274.711.44
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 138.2 0.58 144.5-4.38
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 2.4-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 194.1 0.81 121.160.30
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 414.4 1.74 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 7,253.9 30.44 483.41,400.62
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2.3 0.01 0.0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 11.3-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9,280.1 38.94 5,269.876.10
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 1,217.4-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 34.8 0.15 62.1-44.02
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 15.9 0.07 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 50.7 0.21 6.0739.20
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 12.8-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 6.7 0.03 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 353.9 1.49 213.765.60
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce