US trade (export - import) with Niger in 2015

Published or Updated: Mar 12, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Niger in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Niger

In 2015, US trade with Niger totaled $75.9 million, up 20.07% ($12.7 million) from 2014.

US exports to Niger in 2015 totaled $71.6 million, up 22.36% ($13.1 million) from 2014.

US imports from Niger in 2015 were $4.3 million, down 8.69% ($0.4 million) from 2014.

US trade surplus with Niger in 2015 was $67.3 million, a 25.06% increase ($13.5 million) over 2014.

Niger was the US 167th largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 174th in 2014), accounting for 0.0020% of US total trade (up from 0.0016% in 2014).

Niger was the US 151st largest export market in 2015 (up from 160th in 2014), accounting for 0.0048% of US total exports (up from 0.0036% in 2014).

Niger was the US 182nd largest supplier in 2015 (down from 181st in 2014), accounting for 0.0002% of US total imports (just as in 2014).

US Exports to Niger

The major share of US exports to Niger in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 70.85% of US total exports to Niger (47.59% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.14% of US total exports to Niger (23.28% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.42% of US total exports to Niger (11.94% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.95% of US total exports to Niger (3.91% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.65% of US total exports to Niger (1.21% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Niger in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $23,368.2 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 $3,767.1 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $2,345.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,813.4 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 $1,773.7 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 $955.2 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) - an increase of $248.0 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Niger in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $6,142.4 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3,519.5 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $2,590.0 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,572.3 thousand;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $2,407.7 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $1,164.7 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $955.9 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $683.9 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $542.8 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $469.2 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $238.4 thousand.
US exports to Niger in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,422.3 3.38 76.63,062.29
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 92.6-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 43.4-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 64.0-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 131.2 0.18 1,295.8-89.88
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 538.5 0.75 1,494.4-63.96
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 120.0 0.17 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,381.1 1.93 3,788.9-63.55
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2.6 0.00 77.7-96.68
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 54.0-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 40.8 0.06 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 38.6 0.05 89.4-56.75
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,490.6 2.08 535.3178.45
29 Organic chemicals 132.3 0.18 3.24,080.09
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,141.5 7.18 11,283.9-54.43
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 14.6 0.02 74.4-80.36
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 52.3 0.07 23.2125.37
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 248.0 0.35 0.0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 9.0 0.01 5.080.40
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 218.5 0.31 16.61,217.46
39 Plastics and articles thereof 557.1 0.78 1,026.3-45.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 110.4 0.15 653.2-83.10
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 44.2 0.06 72.5-39.07
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6.7 0.01 3.971.54
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 31.0 0.04 26.815.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 20.9 0.03 24.8-15.65
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 10.5-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 7.1 0.01 7.7-7.17
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 17.0-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.2 0.00 6.3-49.22
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 26.8 0.04 37.7-28.89
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 123.9 0.17 131.8-5.96
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,199.8 1.68 1,883.7-36.31
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 32.0 0.04 36.7-12.73
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3.9 0.01 116.4-96.65
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 42.5-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8.0 0.01 0.0
69 Ceramic products 5.2 0.01 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 475.7 0.66 343.138.63
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 8.5 0.01 0.0
72 Iron and steel 5.6 0.01 22.6-75.03
73 Articles of iron or steel 210.2 0.29 180.016.81
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 93.1 0.13 71.031.12
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 238.4-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 124.1 0.17 147.3-15.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 31.8 0.04 48.2-34.11
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,399.8 3.35 4,972.0-51.73
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 11,465.7 16.01 7,698.548.93
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 9.4 0.01 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,022.8 5.62 7,542.3-46.66
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 29,040.5 40.56 5,672.2411.97
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 17.8 0.02 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,777.2 5.28 1,963.792.35
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2.8 0.00 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 9.7 0.01 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 35.5 0.05 6.8422.35
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 2,425.3 3.39 651.7272.16
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 113.8 0.16 36.9207.95
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 23.1-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 18.0-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,170.7 4.43 5,760.7-44.96

US Imports from Niger

The major share of US imports from Niger in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 20.62% of US total imports from Niger (24.46% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.89% of US total imports from Niger (0.24% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.61% of US total imports from Niger (0.88% in 2014);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.18% of US total imports from Niger (15.42% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.90% of US total imports from Niger (3.67% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.51% of US total imports from Niger (4.07% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Niger in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1,031.5 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $170.0 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $124.4 thousand;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $65.4 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $42.3 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $26.5 thousand;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $22.0 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $15.5 thousand;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - an increase of $13.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Niger in 2015 over the 2014 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) - a decrease of $670.2 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $405.0 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $316.2 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $180.9 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $133.5 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $88.3 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $37.5 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $27.2 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 $19.4 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) - a decrease of $17.5 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $16.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $13.2 thousand.
US imports from Niger in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 37.5-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 26.5 0.62 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 42.3 0.99 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 8.6-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 13.3 0.31 40.5-67.14
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13.3 0.31 18.1-26.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12.0 0.28 100.3-88.04
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.3 0.01 3.4-91.64
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6.8 0.16 187.7-96.39
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 14.9 0.35 2.7446.16
54 Man-made filaments 65.4 1.53 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 17.3 0.41 3.9345.57
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 0.6-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 22.0 0.52 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 1.3-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5.9 0.14 1.6260.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1.0 0.02 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10.2 0.24 2.7283.41
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.6 0.01 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.8 0.02 1.1-23.13
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6.4 0.15 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 50.5 1.18 720.7-92.99
72 Iron and steel 2.4 0.06 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.2 0.08 19.9-83.94
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 18.6 0.44 3.1505.44
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2.7 0.06 2.7-2.88
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4.2 0.10 17.4-76.10
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 200.7 4.70 605.7-66.87
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 256.8 6.02 276.2-7.02
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 5.7 0.13 5.52.58
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 129.5 3.04 5.12,433.70
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 170.0 3.98 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 117.3 2.75 250.8-53.24
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 7.1 0.17 24.6-71.23
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 29.6 0.69 345.9-91.43
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,010.0 70.54 1,978.652.13
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce