US trade with Mozambique in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 06, 2018

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

US Trade with Mozambique

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Mozambique totaled $112.2 million, up 30.03% ($25.9 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Mozambique in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $54.5 million, up 40.28% ($15.7 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Mozambique in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $57.6 million, up 21.62% ($10.2 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Mozambique in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $3.1 million, a 63.55% decrease ($5.4 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Mozambique was the US 122nd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 128th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0108% of US total trade (up from 0.0090% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Mozambique was the US 123rd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 131st in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0134% of US total exports (up from 0.0103% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Mozambique was the US 108th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 107th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0091% of US total imports (up from 0.0081% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Mozambique

The major share of US exports to Mozambique 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) - 53.97% of US total exports to Mozambique (24.84% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 19.63% of US total exports to Mozambique (37.89% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.94% of US total exports to Mozambique (25.99% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.11% of US total exports to Mozambique (1.97% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.00% of US total exports to Mozambique (3.94% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.86% of US total exports to Mozambique (2.87% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Mozambique 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) - an increase of $16.2 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $4.8 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 $3.8 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $0.2 million.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $7.6 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $4.0 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.2 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) - a decrease of $0.2 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 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
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,068.2 1.96 920.816.01
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 53.5 0.10 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 59.4-100.00
10 Cereals 723.2 1.33 8,280.0-91.27
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 885.9 1.62 535.065.59
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 35.1 0.06 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,806.8 8.82 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 27.1 0.05 305.3-91.13
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 10,703.1 19.63 14,728.2-27.33
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 59.6 0.11 14.1322.49
29 Organic chemicals 4.6 0.01 2.673.78
30 Pharmaceutical products 161.3 0.30 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 16.7 0.03 10.855.33
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 67.8 0.12 2.52,592.33
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 13.1 0.02 21.8-40.02
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 9.7 0.02 6.254.96
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,008.0 1.85 231.4335.70
39 Plastics and articles thereof 230.2 0.42 331.1-30.47
40 Rubber and articles thereof 669.6 1.23 144.1364.84
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6.5 0.01 70.1-90.66
45 Cork and articles of cork 2.5 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 50.0 0.09 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 25.0 0.05 7.6230.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 29.1 0.05 48.8-40.46
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 30.0 0.06 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5.3 0.01 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13.0 0.02 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 883.3 1.62 1,088.9-18.89
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 80.2 0.15 26.2205.77
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 42.4 0.08 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 790.5 1.45 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 0.0 0.00 22.8-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 19.4-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 94.9 0.17 307.8-69.17
74 Copper and articles thereof 508.5 0.93 358.042.05
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 294.4 0.54 762.2-61.37
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 279.3 0.51 37.3648.60
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 457.3 0.84 46.2888.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 18,749.3 34.39 2,586.8624.81
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 5,847.9 10.73 2,080.8181.04
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 531.1 0.97 739.1-28.14
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 602.4 1.10 635.2-5.16
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 3,137.7 5.75 3,125.80.38
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 82.9 0.15 32.2157.48
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 477.7 0.88 454.65.10
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 47.6 0.09 15.6204.43
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10.8 0.02 2.5324.63
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 901.7 1.65 808.011.60

US Imports from Mozambique

The major share of US imports from Mozambique in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 48.39% of US total imports from Mozambique (21.66% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 30.10% of US total imports from Mozambique (33.22% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 18.68% of US total imports from Mozambique (42.58% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.24% of US total imports from Mozambique (0.12% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • 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 $17.6 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $0.5 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Mozambique in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $8.9 million;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US imports from Mozambique 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 96.6 0.17 34.3182.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 795.3 1.38 319.3149.07
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 18.4-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,507.5 11.29 4,533.243.55
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 132.8 0.23 38.4245.64
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 24.7-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 9,396.3 16.30 10,192.6-7.81
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 418.1 0.73 566.8-26.24
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 11.8-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 10,765.9 18.68 11,237.1-4.19
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 8,940.6-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2.2 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) 1.3 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 57.4-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 11.4-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 10.7-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 27,887.0 48.39 10,265.5171.66
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,292.3 2.24 41.53,015.29
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 16.4-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2.1 0.00 2.5-16.06
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 2.9 0.00 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4.5 0.01 4.7-4.52
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3.5 0.01 29.2-87.94
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 18.9 0.03 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 60.7 0.11 41.546.36
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 22.7 0.04 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 7.0 0.01 150.0-95.35
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 210.6 0.37 835.6-74.80
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce