US trade with Swaziland in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 02, 2018

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

US Trade with Swaziland

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Swaziland was $7.8 million, down 22.88% ($2.3 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Swaziland in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $6.0 million, down 11.70% ($0.8 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Swaziland in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $1.9 million, down 45.05% ($1.5 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Swaziland in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $4.1 million, a 22.28% increase ($0.7 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Swaziland was the US 180th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 175th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0008% of US total trade (down from 0.0012% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Swaziland was the US 174th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 175th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0016% of US total exports (down from 0.0019% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Swaziland was the US 168th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 159th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0003% of US total imports (down from 0.0007% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Swaziland

The major share of US exports to Swaziland 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) - 45.36% of US total exports to Swaziland (39.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 26.63% of US total exports to Swaziland (28.94% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.90% of US total exports to Swaziland (8.24% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.97% of US total exports to Swaziland (5.57% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.78% of US total exports to Swaziland (0.53% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $468.9 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 $403.8 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $297.1 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $258.0 thousand;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $165.7 thousand;
  • Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn (HS code 53) - an increase of $80.8 thousand;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $63.9 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $58.8 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $34.8 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $27.8 thousand;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $21.3 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $20.4 thousand.

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

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $539.3 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $395.2 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $255.9 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $219.9 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $219.9 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $211.1 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 $195.4 thousand;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $190.0 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $153.4 thousand;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $127.5 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $49.2 thousand;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $47.2 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $39.6 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $31.1 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) - a decrease of $27.6 thousand.
US exports to Swaziland 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
(%)
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 21.3 0.36 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 110.0 1.85 159.2-30.89
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 16.7-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 212.4 3.57 339.9-37.51
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 39.6-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2.7 0.05 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4.9 0.08 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 403.6 6.78 557.0-27.53
30 Pharmaceutical products 528.9 8.89 60.1780.65
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 20.4 0.34 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 403.8 6.78 623.6-35.26
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 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 47.2-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 136.7 2.30 356.6-61.66
39 Plastics and articles thereof 91.7 1.54 302.8-69.71
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 17.6-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 168.7 2.83 3.05,603.45
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3.8 0.06 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 15.8-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6.1 0.10 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 10.0 0.17 11.1-9.86
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 80.8 1.36 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 16.9 0.28 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 15.5-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 10.2-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8.1 0.14 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
69 Ceramic products 9.4 0.16 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 29.0 0.49 56.6-48.81
73 Articles of iron or steel 18.1 0.30 23.4-22.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 115.5 1.94 305.4-62.19
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 15.6 0.26 46.6-66.62
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 27.8 0.47 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 238.4 4.01 494.4-51.77
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 897.0 15.07 493.281.86
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 308.4 5.18 11.42,612.60
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 904.4 15.20 1,443.7-37.36
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 63.9 1.07 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 287.1 4.82 228.325.77
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 6.9-100.00
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 0.0 0.00 195.4-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 37.9 0.64 3.11,128.55
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 95.9 1.61 491.0-80.47
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 258.0 4.34 0.0

US Imports from Swaziland

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.95% of US total imports from Swaziland (63.25% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.08% of US total imports from Swaziland (13.11% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.69% of US total imports from Swaziland (3.11% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.28% of US total imports from Swaziland (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.11% of US total imports from Swaziland (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.89% of US total imports from Swaziland (13.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $679.9 thousand;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $164.5 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $112.4 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $60.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $46.4 thousand;
  • Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork (HS code 46) - an increase of $18.0 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $10.3 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 $6.2 thousand.

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

  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $1,903.8 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $411.1 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $98.9 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $95.2 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $82.0 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $57.9 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $44.2 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 $34.8 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $32.5 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $20.7 thousand;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - a decrease of $17.7 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) - a decrease of $8.4 thousand;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - a decrease of $7.3 thousand.
US imports from Swaziland 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
(%)
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 187.2 10.02 22.7724.34
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 1,903.8-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 129.5 6.93 224.7-42.35
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 112.4 6.01 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 6.2 0.33 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5.5 0.30 104.4-94.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1.0 0.05 1.2-20.85
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4.7 0.25 5.9-21.30
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2.7 0.14 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 18.0 0.96 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 7.3-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.0 0.16 20.7-85.53
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4.8 0.26 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8.3 0.44 29.0-71.38
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 411.1-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.6 0.03 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 32.5-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 57.9-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0.0 0.00 8.4-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 60.7 3.25 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10.3 0.55 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 46.4 2.48 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 67.4 3.61 149.3-54.88
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 90.5 4.84 125.3-27.78
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 124.0 6.64 168.2-26.26
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 1.4 0.08 0.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 709.6 37.97 29.82,283.05
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4.0 0.21 0.0
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce