Dynamics of US trade with Sierra Leone from 2012 to 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 02, 2018

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Sierra Leone from 2012 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Sierra Leone from 2012 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 119 124 117 118 94 127
Exports 101 82 88 78 63 79
Imports 19 42 29 40 31 48
Balance 82 41 59 38 33 31
Dynamics of the rank and share of Sierra Leone in US foreign trade from 2012 to 2017
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in US trade 159 157 161 157 163 157
Share in US trade, % 0.003 0.003 0.003 0.003 0.003 0.003
Rank in US exports 146 151 148 149 154 149
Share in US exports, % 0.007 0.005 0.005 0.005 0.004 0.005
Rank in US import 159 142 152 149 150 144
Share in US imports, % 0.001 0.002 0.001 0.002 0.001 0.002
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Sierra Leone by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 29.7 21.2 21.7 29.2 34.2 35.8
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 8.4 7.7 14.5 6.8 6.7 4.4
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.9 0.7 0.4
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 2.9 7.1 5.7 7.2 6.7 5.3
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 1.2 1.2 1.7 1.3 1.3 1.4
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 47.5 52.5 40.9 36.1 34.0 30.4
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Sierra Leone by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 3.2 0.9 2.0 2.4 3.9 2.8
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 31.7 65.0 57.4 69.7 64.3 16.1
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 3.2 0.7 0.8 1.3 0.8 0.6
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.3 0.4 0.0 2.2 0.9 0.1
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 1.2 0.4 1.4 0.4 0.8 1.1
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 19.4 22.3 21.6 8.9 6.1 64.6
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 2.2 2.3
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 21.5 5.7 14.4 11.9 16.9 10.0
Dynamics of US exports to Sierra Leone from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 17.6 9.1 7.0 6.7 5.6 6.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0
10 Cereals 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 5.1
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.9 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.5 0.4
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1.1 1.0 1.4 0.5 0.1 0.2
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.3 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.3
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 6.1 5.4 8.6 13.7 13.0 15.8
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 5.0 3.0 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.0
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.0 2.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.7 0.1
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.3 0.4
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 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.5
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2.1 1.6 5.9 1.5 2.2 2.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.2 0.4 3.0 1.4 0.1 0.3
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.1
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.2
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
54 Man-made filaments 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 0.3 0.4 1.0 1.5 1.6 0.9
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2.3 4.7 3.3 3.8 2.4 3.2
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.8 1.0 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.5
69 Ceramic products 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.5
70 Glass and glassware​ 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.4 0.3 0.9 0.5 0.3 0.8
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.1
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.1
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 16.4 19.7 22.3 8.0 6.0 6.4
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 8.0 2.4 3.1 3.4 2.0 2.1
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 1.7 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.2
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 16.9 18.9 9.2 15.2 11.8 14.3
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 3.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.5 1.1 0.0 0.6 0.1 0.1
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1.2 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.9
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 1.2 1.9 1.7 2.0 4.8 2.1
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6.9 3.9 10.0 10.3 3.4 13.4
Dynamics of US imports from Sierra Leone from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
01 Live animals 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.6
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.1
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
26 Ores, slag and ash 5.9 27.2 16.7 27.8 19.7 7.7
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 0.2 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.3
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1
70 Glass and glassware​ 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 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 3.6 9.3 6.3 3.5 1.9 31.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.5 0.9
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 0.6 0.6 1.8 1.2 1.9 1.6
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 3.1 1.2 1.0 1.7 1.9 1.1
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 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.2 0.5 1.3 1.5 1.2 1.8
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 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 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2.3 1.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.9 0.6
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce