US trade (export - import) with Niger in 2013

Published or Updated: Feb 02, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Niger in 2013: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Niger

In 2013, US trade with Niger was $48.5 million, down 59.81% ($72.2 million) from 2012.

US exports to Niger in 2013 totaled $46.1 million, up 23.35% ($8.7 million) from 2012.

US imports from Niger in 2013 were $2.4 million, down 97.11% ($80.9 million) from 2012.

US trade balance with Niger went from a deficit of $45.9 million in 2012, to a surplus of $43.7 million in 2013.

Niger was the US 177th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 158th in 2012), accounting for 0.0012% of US total trade (down from 0.0031% in 2012).

Niger was the US 166th largest export market in 2013 (up from 170th in 2012), accounting for 0.0029% of US total exports (up from 0.0024% in 2012).

Niger was the US 191st largest supplier in 2013 (down from 131st in 2012), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (down from 0.0036% in 2012).

US Exports to Niger

The major share of US exports to Niger in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 73.25% of US total exports to Niger (39.24% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.67% of US total exports to Niger (38.61% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.58% of US total exports to Niger (6.47% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.99% of US total exports to Niger (4.98% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.74% of US total exports to Niger (1.53% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.02% of US total exports to Niger (6.02% in 2012).

The largest gains in US exports to Niger in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $15,161.6 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4,329.8 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) - an increase of $4,180.3 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1,684.0 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $349.5 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $338.5 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $334.7 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $306.5 thousand;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $283.4 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) - an increase of $195.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $155.8 thousand;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $153.8 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Niger in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $9,512.6 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3,555.2 thousand;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $2,244.0 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,120.7 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $569.0 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $509.5 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $416.2 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $374.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $213.3 thousand;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $211.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $196.3 thousand;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $145.1 thousand.
US exports to Niger in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2012
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 479.6 1.04 145.0230.85
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 249.1 0.54 281.3-11.48
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 9,512.6-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 509.5-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 755.3 1.64 1,171.5-35.53
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 153.8 0.33 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,114.1 4.59 2,155.9-1.94
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 58.6-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.00 213.3-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 27.5 0.06 63.0-56.39
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 216.6 0.47 104.0108.27
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 211.8-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3.8 0.01 2,247.8-99.83
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3.7 0.01 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 42.0 0.09 4.5824.30
29 Organic chemicals 7.0 0.02 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 52.8 0.11 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 21.6 0.05 6.0260.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 29.6-100.00
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 25.3 0.05 0.0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 288.2 0.63 4.85,854.61
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 44.0 0.10 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 155.7 0.34 352.0-55.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 727.7 1.58 421.272.76
40 Rubber and articles thereof 474.4 1.03 1,043.4-54.53
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 80.0 0.17 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 20.2 0.04 7.8158.33
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 12.3 0.03 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 30.5 0.07 13.0134.10
52 Cotton 16.5 0.04 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 30.2 0.07 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 145.1-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 72.0 0.16 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 33.5 0.07 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 45.2 0.10 15.8186.95
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,881.2 4.08 2,255.4-16.59
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 17.9 0.04 0.0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 15.4 0.03 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 9.6 0.02 7.527.90
72 Iron and steel 30.4 0.07 134.0-77.30
73 Articles of iron or steel 591.4 1.28 252.9133.85
74 Copper and articles thereof 349.5 0.76 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10.5 0.02 0.0
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2.7 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 117.4 0.25 178.1-34.10
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 159.3 0.35 3.54,463.50
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,961.1 6.42 4,081.8-27.46
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 6,476.0 14.05 2,295.7182.09
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 115.0 0.25 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,787.4 8.22 7,342.7-48.42
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 15,582.4 33.81 420.73,603.71
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 10.5-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,841.1 10.50 511.3846.80
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 6.4 0.01 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 20.0 0.04 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 5.4 0.01 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 203.6 0.44 8.32,344.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 17.1 0.04 108.5-84.23
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2.6 0.01 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,705.9 5.87 1,021.9164.79

US Imports from Niger

The major share of US imports from Niger in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.32% of US total imports from Niger (3.49% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 8.29% of US total imports from Niger (0.22% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.46% of US total imports from Niger (0.01% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.09% of US total imports from Niger (0.06% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.47% of US total imports from Niger (3.55% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of US total imports from Niger (91.87% in 2012).

The largest gains in US imports from Niger in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $727.0 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $121.1 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) - an increase of $103.1 thousand;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $39.7 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) - an increase of $32.0 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $21.0 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) - an increase of $17.0 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $10.7 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $9.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Niger in 2013 over the 2012 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 $76,523.4 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $2,949.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,047.4 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $82.0 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $79.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $73.6 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $64.6 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - a decrease of $39.2 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $29.6 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $21.9 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $20.1 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $16.6 thousand;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $12.3 thousand.
US imports from Niger in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2012
USD thousand)
Change
in 2013
over 2012
(%)
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 16.6-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 10.7 0.44 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3.8 0.16 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 76,523.4-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 20.1-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5.4 0.23 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 5.4 0.22 0.0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10.6 0.44 12.0-11.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4.8 0.20 8.5-42.96
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.5 0.02 7.3-93.83
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4.7 0.19 2,954.6-99.84
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.7 0.28 0.0
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.5 0.02 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 4.2 0.17 2.847.01
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 1.2-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13.0 0.54 3.8243.72
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.3 0.06 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 40.1 1.67 0.411,194.08
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 12.3-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 13.4 0.56 8.459.97
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 199.4 8.29 182.59.30
73 Articles of iron or steel 7.1 0.29 89.1-92.06
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 21.9-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 64.6-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 233.9 9.72 2,281.2-89.75
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 483.6 20.11 380.527.09
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 29.6-100.00
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 21.0 0.87 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 135.2 5.62 214.5-36.97
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 39.2-100.00
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 40.3 1.67 8.2388.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 73.6-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 275.3 11.44 154.278.58
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 884.6 36.78 157.6461.41
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce