US trade with Togo in the first nine months of 2017

Published or Updated: May 03, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Togo in the first nine months of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Togo

In the first nine months of 2017, US trade with Togo totaled $335.0 million, up 160.17% ($206.2 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US exports to Togo in the first nine months of 2017 totaled $323.8 million, up 168.89% ($203.4 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US imports from Togo in the first nine months of 2017 totaled $11.2 million, up 34.25% ($2.9 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US trade surplus with Togo in the first nine months of 2017 was $312.6 million, a 178.92% increase ($200.5 million) over the first nine months of 2016.

Togo was the US 116th largest trading partner in the first nine months of 2017 (up from 147th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0115% of US total trade (up from 0.0049% in the first nine months of 2016).

Togo was the US 99th largest export market in the first nine months of 2017 (up from 129th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0284% of US total exports (up from 0.0114% in the first nine months of 2016).

Togo was the US 157th largest supplier in the first nine months of 2017 (up from 168th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0006% of US total imports (up from 0.0005% in the first nine months of 2016).

US Exports to Togo

The major share of US exports to Togo in the first nine months of 2017 (and in the first nine months of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 83.87% of US total exports to Togo (58.97% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.95% of US total exports to Togo (17.66% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.07% of US total exports to Togo (12.73% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.71% of US total exports to Togo (7.31% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.33% of US total exports to Togo (2.04% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Togo in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $200.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $7.7 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Togo in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3.0 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $1.4 million.
US exports to Togo in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 344.4 0.11 606.6-43.23
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 106.8 0.03 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,042.1 0.32 1,158.9-10.08
10 Cereals 1,615.3 0.50 4,967.7-67.48
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,099.5 0.34 1,890.4-41.84
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,712.2 0.53 2,510.4-31.79
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 6,800.6 2.10 4,002.969.89
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 341.8 0.11 168.3103.06
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 93.6 0.03 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 28.9 0.01 18.358.07
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 37.4 0.01 18.6101.21
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 271,513.7 83.86 70,985.5282.49
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 313.2-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 378.0 0.12 60.1528.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5.9 0.00 8.7-32.48
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 29.7 0.01 21.538.29
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 8.5 0.00 10.0-15.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 8.8-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 64.1 0.02 75.5-15.10
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,051.1 2.49 8,021.90.36
40 Rubber and articles thereof 236.8 0.07 285.2-16.97
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 27.9 0.01 3.9615.21
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 23.7 0.01 26.8-11.45
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 22.3-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 37.0-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 21.1 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4.5 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 18.6 0.01 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 22.2 0.01 68.7-67.74
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 658.5 0.20 2,060.7-68.05
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 355.8 0.11 249.142.84
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3.0 0.00 14.0-78.66
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6.9 0.00 0.0
69 Ceramic products 68.4 0.02 50.036.73
70 Glass and glassware 355.5 0.11 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 55.0 0.02 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 21.4 0.01 68.1-68.53
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 5.8-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4.2 0.00 7.0-40.36
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 46.2 0.01 35.330.95
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,264.5 0.39 4,218.9-70.03
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 300.7 0.09 624.0-51.81
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 23,657.3 7.31 15,998.147.88
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 141.1 0.04 53.6163.13
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 96.9 0.03 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 277.7 0.09 372.5-25.46
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 496.4 0.15 370.833.87
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5.5 0.00 16.8-67.33
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 37.6 0.01 8.5342.88
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,295.7 0.71 964.1138.12

US Imports from Togo

The major share of US imports from Togo in the first nine months of 2017 (and in the first nine months of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 56.68% of US total imports from Togo (61.73% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 30.36% of US total imports from Togo (22.70% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.61% of US total imports from Togo (10.41% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Togo in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair (HS code 67) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • 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 $0.0 million;
  • 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 $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Togo in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork (HS code 46) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US imports from Togo in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 492.7 4.40 409.520.32
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5.4 0.05 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 125.2 1.12 98.027.73
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,721.1 15.36 913.888.35
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2.3 0.02 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 236.9 2.12 114.7106.60
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 297.2 2.65 12.72,245.92
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 464.6 4.15 309.750.01
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3.8 0.03 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 10.0 0.09 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 42.1 0.38 23.678.29
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.00 12.4-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 4.3-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 14.0 0.13 52.3-73.16
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 837.0 7.47 799.34.72
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1.1 0.01 12.6-91.41
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.5 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 40.1 0.36 142.8-71.95
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9.8 0.09 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 9.4 0.08 75.2-87.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
52 Cotton 5.4 0.05 2.7100.56
54 Man-made filaments 3.3 0.03 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.8 0.01 2.6-70.02
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 37.6 0.34 34.010.45
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2.8 0.02 1.1152.28
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.1 0.02 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.5 0.01 10.9-86.11
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 6,296.2 56.21 5,099.723.46
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 17.3 0.15 0.0
72 Iron and steel 27.9 0.25 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.9-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 38.3 0.34 0.0
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 40.1 0.36 2.31,659.89
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 5.3-100.00
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 10.3-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2.9 0.03 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 412.6 3.68 176.5133.71
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce