US trade with Niger in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 03, 2018

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

US Trade with Niger

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Niger totaled $17.6 million, up 109.84% ($9.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Niger in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $15.8 million, up 119.46% ($8.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Niger in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $1.8 million, up 51.26% ($0.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Niger in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $14.0 million, a 132.85% increase ($8.0 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Niger was the US 170th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 178th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0018% of US total trade (up from 0.0010% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Niger was the US 152nd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 172nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0042% of US total exports (up from 0.0021% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Niger was the US 170th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 182nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total imports (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Niger

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 81.40% of US total exports to Niger (82.07% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.22% of US total exports to Niger (0.94% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.30% of US total exports to Niger (6.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.14% of US total exports to Niger (1.18% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.65% of US total exports to Niger (1.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • 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 $8,308.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $598.7 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $399.0 thousand;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $392.9 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $353.4 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $298.9 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $233.3 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 $204.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $50.8 thousand.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,667.6 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $623.9 thousand.
US exports to Niger 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
(%)
01 Live animals 5.8 0.04 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 97.3 0.61 142.1-31.55
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 44.8 0.28 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 9.2 0.06 5.372.46
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
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 6.6 0.04 46.1-85.62
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5.7 0.04 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 245.6 1.55 291.7-15.79
40 Rubber and articles thereof 52.7 0.33 82.8-36.38
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 31.0 0.20 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 21.2 0.13 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16.2 0.10 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 303.6 1.92 4.76,353.76
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 461.9 2.92 62.9634.52
65 Headgear and parts thereof 44.3 0.28 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5.2 0.03 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 100.4 0.63 58.970.48
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.2 0.02 4.6-31.52
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.7-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 25.7 0.16 14.281.27
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 50.8 0.32 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 884.3 5.58 530.966.56
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 8,993.1 56.79 685.01,212.88
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 587.5 3.71 2,255.1-73.95
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,739.5 10.98 2,363.4-26.40
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 686.5 4.33 87.8681.96
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 392.9 2.48 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 441.7 2.79 237.386.10
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 20.5 0.13 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3.6 0.02 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 556.2 3.51 322.972.24

US Imports from Niger

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 10.66% of US total imports from Niger (52.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 4.54% of US total imports from Niger (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.64% of US total imports from Niger (3.29% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.57% of US total imports from Niger (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.49% of US total imports from Niger (4.55% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of US total imports from Niger (3.16% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $916.9 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $103.7 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 $81.4 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $40.0 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $37.1 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $33.0 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 $22.4 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $17.8 thousand;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $15.4 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $10.8 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 $9.9 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $7.2 thousand.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $568.8 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $30.0 thousand;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $22.8 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $20.2 thousand;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $19.7 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $17.3 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $17.1 thousand.
US imports from Niger 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 15.4 0.86 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 19.7-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 11.3 0.63 34.1-66.86
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 37.1 2.07 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 30.0-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10.1 0.57 9.012.96
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.1 0.06 3.0-64.64
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 20.2-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 17.3-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.8 0.04 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.2 0.12 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1.0 0.06 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 40.0 2.23 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 81.4 4.54 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 10.8 0.61 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2.3 0.13 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 33.0 1.84 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 18.7 1.04 587.5-96.82
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 36.0 2.01 13.6164.96
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 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 103.7 5.79 0.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 7.2 0.40 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 25.6 1.43 20.524.49
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 18.5 1.03 8.6115.26
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 17.8 0.99 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 17.1-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,318.0 73.55 401.0228.65
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce