Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Lebanon trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2020/10 - 2021/2

*) Standard International Trade Classification (classification system is maintained by the United Nations)


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USA's foreign trade with Lebanon, exports to Lebanon and imports from Lebanon in February 2021


The text of the following analysis is produced by a computer program. The program is a test version and its rule base at this stage is still quite limited.

In February Lebanon was USA's 106. largest foreign trade partner. Rise from the previous month 12 places. Most of the the value of trade consists of USA's exports to Lebanon. $41 million worth of trade was 63.2 per cent lower than in February of the previous year. During the month, the balance of trade with Lebanon was $29 million of surplus.

The value of imports from Lebanon decreased strongly, by 57.8 per cent compared to in February of the previous year. The import amounted to $6.0 million in February 2021. Major product categories of imports from Lebanon were Sitc058 (fruit, preserved, and fruit preparations (excluding fruit juices)), representing 23.1 percent of imports, Sitc743 (pumps (other than pumps for liquids), air or other gas compressors and fans; ventilating or recycling hoods incorporating a fan, whether or not fitted with filters; centrifuges; filtering or purifying apparatus; parts thereof) 13.2 % and Sitc421 (fixed vegetable fats and oils, *soft*, crude, refined or fractionated) 11.9 % of the imports.

The value of exports to Lebanon declined considerably,by 64.0 per cent, compared to in February of the previous year, thus amounting to $35 million in February 2021. The largest product groups of exports were: Sitc781 (motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver), including station-wagons and racing cars), which represented a share of 41.8 per cent of total exports, Sitc931 (special transactions and commodities not classified according to kind) 7.6 % and Sitc874 (measuring, checking, analysing and controlling instruments and apparatus, n.e.s.) 5.4 % of the exports.

Development during January-February 2021

The trade in goods between January and February of 2021 was of lesser value than in the corresponding period of the previous year. The value of the trade was $124 million, down 14.4 %. During January-February the value of imports was $26 million. The export value was $98 million. Compared to the corresponding period in 2020, the value of imports during this period increased by 5.4 %. The largest value in imports was in Sitc562 (fertilizers (other than those of group 272)), worth $9.3 million. In export the largest value had Sitc781 (motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver), including station-wagons and racing cars), worth being $29 million. The value of exports during this period decreased by 18.5 %. The trade balance between USA and Lebanonin between January and February was in surplus for USA. The timing surplus was $71 million.


Table: USA's export to Lebanon (LB) during 2020/10 - 2021/2

2020 / 102020 / 112020 / 122021 / 12021 / 2
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 1,8 2.8 5,5 8.5 4,10 4.5 2,8 4.4 2,8 7.7
05. Vegetables and fruit 1,0 1.5 4,5 6.9 3,6 3.3 2,1 3.3 1,8 5.0
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 0,5 0.7 0,6 0.9 0,7 0.6 0,4 0.6 0,6 1.6
1. Beverages and tobacco 0,10 1.5 0,8 1.1 0,10 0.8 0,6 0.9 0 0.0
12. Tobacco and tobacco manufactures 0,10 1.5 0,8 1.1 0,10 0.8 0,6 0.9 0 0.0
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 1,9 2.9 1,7 2.7 11,7 10.7 1,10 3.1 1,6 4.4
22. Oil seeds,oleaginous fruits 0,1 0.0 0 0.0 9,9 9.1 0 0.0 0,1 0.1
25. Pulp and waste paper 1,4 2.2 1,2 1.8 0,8 0.7 1,2 1.9 0,7 1.7
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 0,3 0.4 0,2 0.3 0,8 0.7 0,5 0.7 0,6 1.4
3. Mineral fuels etc 13,5 21.5 12,7 19.9 1,6 1.4 0,2 0.2 0,2 0.4
33. Petroleum and products 13,5 21.5 12,7 19.9 1,6 1.4 0,2 0.2 0,2 0.4
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 23,8 37.9 16,1 25.2 4,10 4.5 9,4 15.0 2,4 6.8
51. Organic chemicals 15,6 24.8 0,2 0.3 0,2 0.1 0,2 0.2 0,1 0.1
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 6,4 10.2 15,1 23.6 3,2 2.9 7,8 12.3 1,9 5.2
57. Plastics in primary forms 0,8 1.2 0,4 0.5 0,8 0.7 0,8 1.2 0,1 0.2
6. Basic manufactures 0,9 1.4 1,1 1.6 0,6 0.5 1,6 2.5 0,5 1.2
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 0,1 0.0 0,1 0.1 0,1 0.0 0,6 0.9 0,1 0.2
7. Machinery,transport equipment 12,2 19.3 20,5 32.0 80,8 74.1 42,9 68.2 18,9 53.7
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 0,6 0.8 0,8 1.1 0,4 0.3 0,8 1.1 0,3 0.8
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 0,2 0.2 0,4 0.5 0,5 0.4 0,6 0.9 0,7 1.8
75. Office machines and adp machines 0,8 1.2 1,3 1.9 4,3 3.9 0,8 1.2 0,10 2.6
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 0,4 0.5 0,2 0.3 0,7 0.6 1,0 1.6 0,5 1.2
78. Road vehicles 9,4 14.9 15,6 24.3 15,2 14.0 19,3 30.6 15,10 45.3
79. Other transport equipment 0,6 0.9 1,9 3.0 59,1 54.3 20,3 32.2 0,2 0.5
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,9 7.7 3,0 4.7 1,7 1.5 1,9 2.9 4,7 13.2
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 0,6 0.9 0,3 0.3 0,2 0.1 0,2 0.2 0,3 0.7
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 1,2 1.9 1,3 1.9 0,7 0.6 1,1 1.7 2,7 7.6
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 2,10 4.7 1,2 1.9 0,7 0.6 0,5 0.7 1,4 3.8
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 3,3 5.1 2,8 4.3 1,9 1.7 1,7 2.6 4,4 12.4
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 0,2 0.3 0,7 1.0 0,1 0.1 0,1 0.0 2,7 7.6
97. Gold,non-monetary 1,9 3.0 1,0 1.5 0,10 0.8 0,10 1.5 1,0 2.7
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 1,2 1.8 1,2 1.8 0,9 0.8 0,7 1.1 0,8 2.0
0-9. All groups combined 62,7 100.0 63,9 100.0 108,9 100.0 62,8 100.0 35,1 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Lebanon (LB) to USA during 2020/10 - 2021/2

2020 / 102020 / 112020 / 122021 / 12021 / 2
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 3,7 13.2 3,1 16.7 2,1 9.7 3,8 18.3 2,5 41.2
05. Vegetables and fruit 2,4 8.7 1,8 9.7 1,4 6.5 2,8 13.3 1,9 30.1
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 0,7 2.3 0,7 3.3 0,3 1.0 0,6 2.7 0,3 4.0
1. Beverages and tobacco 0,3 0.7 0,6 2.8 1,1 5.0 0,9 4.0 0,2 3.2
11. Beverages 0,3 0.7 0,6 2.8 1,1 4.9 0,7 3.0 0,2 3.2
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 0,1 0.1 0,8 4.1 0,5 2.2 0,1 0.5 0,1 0.3
28. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap 0 0.0 0,8 3.9 0,5 2.0 0,1 0.4 0 0.0
4. Animal and vegetable oils and fats 0,5 1.7 0,4 2.1 0,9 3.9 1,3 5.9 0,8 11.9
42. Fixed vegetable fats and oils 0,5 1.7 0,4 2.1 0,9 3.9 1,3 5.9 0,8 11.9
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 5,2 19.0 0,8 4.3 0,3 1.4 10,1 49.2 0,3 3.8
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 0,3 1.0 0,6 3.3 0,1 0.4 0,5 2.0 0 0.0
56. Fertilizers,manufactured 4,8 17.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 9,4 45.8 0 0.0
6. Basic manufactures 0,7 2.2 0,6 3.1 0,2 0.7 0,8 3.8 0,2 2.7
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 0,4 1.3 0,3 1.4 0,1 0.2 0,7 3.0 0,1 1.0
7. Machinery,transport equipment 1,3 4.8 1,1 5.6 1,4 6.5 0,6 2.8 1,1 17.8
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 1,1 4.0 0,8 4.3 1,3 5.9 0,6 2.6 0,9 13.3
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 15,4 56.4 10,1 54.7 14,7 68.9 2,8 13.2 0,10 15.6
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 14,5 53.1 9,6 51.9 14,3 67.1 2,4 11.6 0,6 9.3
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 0,6 1.9 1,3 6.6 0,4 1.8 0,5 2.3 0,3 3.6
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 0,5 1.5 1,1 5.9 0,3 1.2 0,4 1.7 0,2 2.2
0-9. All groups combined 27,3 100.0 18,5 100.0 21,2 100.0 20,5 100.0 6,1 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Year level (Sitc)

Year 2021 January - February (Sitc)


Year level of Advanced Technology Products (ATP)

Advanced Technology Products (ATP) of last published months

Year 2021 January - February (ATP)

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