US trade with Yemen in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 05, 2018

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

US Trade with Yemen

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Yemen totaled $60.5 million, up 67.31% ($24.3 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Yemen in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $59.9 million, up 68.23% ($24.3 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Yemen in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $0.6 million, up 7.32% ($0.0 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Yemen in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $59.3 million, a 69.18% increase ($24.2 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Yemen was the US 140th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 149th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0061% of US total trade (up from 0.0044% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Yemen was the US 118th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 131st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0157% of US total exports (up from 0.0103% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Yemen was the US 192nd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 189th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of US total imports (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Yemen

The major share of US exports to Yemen 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) - 75.77% of US total exports to Yemen (51.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.60% of US total exports to Yemen (37.35% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.31% of US total exports to Yemen (0.21% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.07% of US total exports to Yemen (5.31% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.24% of US total exports to Yemen (0.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of US total exports to Yemen (3.13% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $9.8 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $8.0 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $8.0 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $0.4 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.

The largest declines in US exports to Yemen 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 $3.6 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) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Yemen 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
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 28.3 0.05 369.3-92.34
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8,038.1 13.42 0.0
10 Cereals 25,932.4 43.31 16,112.160.95
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 815.6 1.36 512.859.05
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 8,901.0 14.87 930.6856.52
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 45.2 0.08 31.244.83
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5.2 0.01 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9.4 0.02 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 14.9 0.02 51.2-70.99
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,546.9 2.58 42.13,571.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 33.8 0.06 0.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 120.4-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 20.7 0.03 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 724.0 1.21 284.8154.21
29 Organic chemicals 16.8 0.03 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 16.7 0.03 351.9-95.26
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 61.2-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 84.4 0.14 42.0100.97
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 124.5 0.21 35.6249.72
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 623.8 1.04 607.62.67
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 87.2 0.15 340.4-74.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 270.9 0.45 430.1-37.01
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14.5 0.02 19.9-27.04
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 68.0-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0.0 0.00 1,047.8-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,357.5 2.27 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2.9 0.00 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 7.1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5.0 0.01 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 20.2 0.03 66.3-69.55
73 Articles of iron or steel 3.0 0.01 73.7-95.93
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3.0 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 13.5 0.02 5.9127.83
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.00 19.8-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 496.6 0.83 4,062.3-87.78
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 59.8 0.10 2,455.1-97.56
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,187.0 15.34 6,640.638.35
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 199.1 0.33 135.946.52
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.00 33.0-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 1,176.2 1.96 634.185.47

US Imports from Yemen

The major share of US imports from Yemen 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) - 99.21% of US total imports from Yemen (97.25% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of US total imports from Yemen (1.58% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $0.0 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $0.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Yemen 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 $0.0 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US imports from Yemen 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
(%)
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11.6 1.99 12.9-9.64
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 527.4 89.97 518.41.74
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 42.6 7.26 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0.0 0.00 8.6-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4.6 0.79 6.4-27.66
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce