Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Belgium trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2022/6 - 2022/10

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


Share of USA's2022/6
%
2022/7
%
2022/8
%
2022/9
%
2022/10
%
Export1.8 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.6
Import0.8 0.8 0.7 0.8 1.2
Trade in Goods1.2 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.3

USA's foreign trade with Belgium, exports to Belgium and imports from Belgium in October 2022


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 October Belgium was USA's 20. most important foreign trade partner. Belgium's share of USA's foreign trade in goods in October 2022 represented a share of 1.3 per cent. Share of USA's that month's exports was 1.6 % and 1.2 % of imports. Amounting trade to worth of $6.2 billion was 24.2 per cent bigger than in October of the previous year. In October the trade balance with Belgium was $442 million in deficit for United States of America.

The value of imports from Belgium was 67.7 per cent higher than in October of the previous year, thus amounting to $3.3 billion. Major product categories of imports from Belgium were Sitc541 (medicinal and pharmaceutical products, other than medicaments of group 542), representing 47.2 percent of imports, Sitc542 (medicaments (including veterinary medicaments)) 7.7 % and Sitc667 (pearls and precious or semiprecious stones, unworked or worked) 7.1 % of the imports.

The value of exports to Belgium declined by 4.5 per cent compared to in October of the previous year, thus amounting to $2.9 billion in October 2022. The largest product groups of exports were: Sitc541 (medicinal and pharmaceutical products, other than medicaments of group 542), which represented a share of 6.3 per cent of total exports, Sitc872 (instruments and appliances, n.e.s., for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary purposes) 6.3 % and Sitc667 (pearls and precious or semiprecious stones, unworked or worked) 5.0 % of the exports.

Development during January-October 2022

During January-October trade in goods with Belgium has grown slower than USA's trade in goods with the rest of the world. During January-October, the value of trade in goods between the two countries rose to $51.8 billion. Growth compared to the corresponding period of the previous year was 13.0 percent. During January-October the value of imports was $22.0 billion. The export value was $29.8 billion. Compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, the value of imports increased by 24.2 % and the value of exports by 5.9 %. The largest product group in terms of imports has been Sitc541 (medicinal and pharmaceutical products, other than medicaments of group 542), worth $6.5 billion. In export the largest value had Sitc667 (pearls and precious or semiprecious stones, unworked or worked), worth being $2.1 billion. The trade balance between USA and Belgiumin between January and October was in surplus for USA. The timing surplus was $7.8 billion.


Table: USA's export to Belgium (BE) during 2022/6 - 2022/10

2022 / 62022 / 72022 / 82022 / 92022 / 10
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 67.8 2.1 41.9 1.4 32.0 1.1 24.0 1.0 24.8 0.9
00. Live animals 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 1.7 0.1 0.1 0.0
01. Meat and meat preparations 0.4 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.4 0.0 00
02. Dairy products and birds' eggs 0.1 0.0 0.9 0.0 1.2 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.9 0.0
03. Fish and fish preparations 2.0 0.1 1.3 0.0 6.7 0.2 4.2 0.2 3.0 0.1
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 0.7 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.6 0.0
05. Vegetables and fruit 50.9 1.6 24.5 0.8 11.1 0.4 7.6 0.3 11.6 0.4
06. Sugars,sugar preparations and honey 2.1 0.1 0.7 0.0 1.4 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.7 0.0
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 0.2 0.0 3.3 0.1 0.8 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.6 0.0
08. Feeding stuff for animals 7.7 0.2 7.9 0.3 6.2 0.2 5.0 0.2 4.2 0.1
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 3.5 0.1 2.0 0.1 2.8 0.1 2.5 0.1 3.0 0.1
1. Beverages and tobacco 14.4 0.4 6.1 0.2 4.9 0.2 8.5 0.3 6.6 0.2
11. Beverages 5.4 0.2 2.8 0.1 2.7 0.1 4.2 0.2 2.5 0.1
12. Tobacco and tobacco manufactures 9.1 0.3 3.3 0.1 2.2 0.1 4.2 0.2 4.1 0.1
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 135.9 4.2 200.1 6.6 145.6 5.1 121.3 4.9 137.3 4.8
22. Oil seeds,oleaginous fruits 0.1 0.0 00 2.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 9.3 0.3
23. Crude rubber (incl.synthetic) 29.6 0.9 43.8 1.4 23.8 0.8 22.0 0.9 43.0 1.5
24. Cork and wood 1.2 0.0 6.4 0.2 9.4 0.3 9.8 0.4 1.8 0.1
25. Pulp and waste paper 13.9 0.4 11.4 0.4 8.8 0.3 12.0 0.5 8.7 0.3
26. Textile fibres and their wastes 2.8 0.1 2.4 0.1 1.1 0.0 3.3 0.1 5.5 0.2
27. Crude fertilizers and crude minerals 8.1 0.3 7.7 0.3 6.7 0.2 5.7 0.2 5.0 0.2
28. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap 74.0 2.3 125.1 4.1 87.5 3.1 65.7 2.7 60.8 2.1
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 6.1 0.2 3.3 0.1 6.1 0.2 2.6 0.1 3.1 0.1
3. Mineral fuels etc 473.1 14.6 239.4 7.9 255.0 8.9 194.0 7.8 216.4 7.6
32. Coal,coke and briquettes 18.7 0.6 44.4 1.5 23.7 0.8 4.6 0.2 9.0 0.3
33. Petroleum and products 125.4 3.9 164.6 5.4 90.6 3.2 118.3 4.8 128.8 4.5
34. Gas,natural and manufactured 329.0 10.2 30.4 1.0 140.7 4.9 71.0 2.9 78.6 2.7
4. Animal and vegetable oils and fats 2.4 0.1 9.3 0.3 0.4 0.0 0.9 0.0 10.5 0.4
41. Animal oils and fats 1.9 0.1 7.9 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 10.3 0.4
43. Processed animal or vegetable oils,etc. 0.5 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.0
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 1,184.7 36.6 1,197.0 39.6 1,211.8 42.3 960.0 38.8 1,155.5 40.4
51. Organic chemicals 339.3 10.5 491.4 16.2 369.5 12.9 263.5 10.6 343.8 12.0
52. Inorganic chemicals 28.2 0.9 23.7 0.8 27.4 1.0 24.6 1.0 32.3 1.1
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 36.6 1.1 40.0 1.3 27.2 0.9 25.8 1.0 24.8 0.9
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 384.4 11.9 168.6 5.6 330.1 11.5 171.2 6.9 289.5 10.1
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 38.5 1.2 31.7 1.0 37.9 1.3 32.9 1.3 33.6 1.2
56. Fertilizers,manufactured 11.5 0.4 22.7 0.7 18.7 0.7 31.1 1.3 16.4 0.6
57. Plastics in primary forms 234.2 7.2 316.3 10.5 286.9 10.0 297.6 12.0 272.7 9.5
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 24.5 0.8 23.4 0.8 25.9 0.9 21.0 0.8 29.4 1.0
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 87.5 2.7 79.3 2.6 88.2 3.1 92.2 3.7 113.0 4.0
6. Basic manufactures 381.2 11.8 242.1 8.0 286.6 10.0 284.4 11.5 235.2 8.2
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 15.0 0.5 15.7 0.5 10.5 0.4 14.2 0.6 10.1 0.4
63. Wood and cork manufactures 1.4 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 8.0 0.2 6.4 0.2 6.5 0.2 6.5 0.3 6.4 0.2
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 16.4 0.5 13.6 0.4 15.5 0.5 20.5 0.8 22.3 0.8
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 289.0 8.9 174.4 5.8 207.4 7.2 207.6 8.4 153.1 5.4
67. Iron and steel 3.6 0.1 3.7 0.1 4.4 0.2 3.1 0.1 2.1 0.1
68. Non-ferrous metals 27.5 0.8 10.0 0.3 23.0 0.8 12.2 0.5 20.8 0.7
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 20.2 0.6 17.4 0.6 18.7 0.7 19.8 0.8 19.9 0.7
7. Machinery,transport equipment 584.3 18.1 707.4 23.4 545.2 19.0 520.4 21.0 640.6 22.4
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 51.5 1.6 94.7 3.1 51.0 1.8 41.5 1.7 75.4 2.6
72. Machinery for specialized industries 82.8 2.6 50.7 1.7 59.4 2.1 39.8 1.6 67.9 2.4
73. Metal working machinery 26.6 0.8 18.6 0.6 21.1 0.7 29.8 1.2 19.6 0.7
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 111.5 3.4 110.0 3.6 109.2 3.8 98.9 4.0 110.5 3.9
75. Office machines and adp machines 21.6 0.7 31.5 1.0 10.4 0.4 18.9 0.8 24.2 0.8
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 27.3 0.8 24.5 0.8 23.0 0.8 40.0 1.6 30.3 1.1
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 78.1 2.4 72.8 2.4 72.9 2.5 78.9 3.2 69.3 2.4
78. Road vehicles 166.3 5.1 197.5 6.5 147.1 5.1 151.8 6.1 183.2 6.4
79. Other transport equipment 18.4 0.6 107.0 3.5 51.1 1.8 20.9 0.8 60.2 2.1
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 342.4 10.6 334.5 11.1 328.1 11.5 317.2 12.8 377.3 13.2
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.0
82. Furniture and parts thereof 1.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 1.5 0.1 1.6 0.1 1.1 0.0
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 0.4 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.5 0.0
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 3.3 0.1 1.9 0.1 4.0 0.1 2.8 0.1 2.5 0.1
85. Footwear 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 1.5 0.1 1.6 0.1
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 203.0 6.3 207.3 6.9 199.2 7.0 198.0 8.0 215.1 7.5
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 7.4 0.2 6.8 0.2 6.1 0.2 6.0 0.2 7.3 0.3
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 126.6 3.9 116.2 3.8 115.9 4.0 106.5 4.3 148.9 5.2
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 47.0 1.5 46.4 1.5 52.7 1.8 45.9 1.9 55.8 2.0
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 2.4 0.1 2.9 0.1 2.0 0.1 3.4 0.1 6.0 0.2
97. Gold,non-monetary 0.4 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.6 0.0
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 44.1 1.4 42.3 1.4 49.9 1.7 41.8 1.7 48.9 1.7
0-9. All groups combined 3,233.1 100.0 3,024.2 100.0 2,862.3 100.0 2,476.5 100.0 2,859.9 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Belgium (BE) to USA during 2022/6 - 2022/10

2022 / 62022 / 72022 / 82022 / 92022 / 10
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 61.8 2.7 68.0 3.3 66.2 3.2 92.2 4.3 86.6 2.6
00. Live animals 5.6 0.2 4.8 0.2 5.2 0.3 5.6 0.3 7.3 0.2
02. Dairy products and birds' eggs 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.0 1.3 0.1 1.0 0.0 0.9 0.0
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 13.3 0.6 12.3 0.6 11.0 0.5 19.2 0.9 18.6 0.6
05. Vegetables and fruit 20.4 0.9 25.0 1.2 21.0 1.0 26.1 1.2 26.4 0.8
06. Sugars,sugar preparations and honey 3.1 0.1 3.9 0.2 3.6 0.2 3.7 0.2 2.2 0.1
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 12.0 0.5 14.9 0.7 16.3 0.8 28.8 1.3 25.1 0.8
08. Feeding stuff for animals 2.8 0.1 2.8 0.1 1.8 0.1 3.0 0.1 2.5 0.1
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 4.4 0.2 3.8 0.2 5.7 0.3 4.7 0.2 3.6 0.1
1. Beverages and tobacco 5.6 0.2 6.3 0.3 5.1 0.2 5.6 0.3 8.0 0.2
11. Beverages 5.5 0.2 6.2 0.3 4.8 0.2 5.6 0.3 7.8 0.2
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 5.1 0.2 6.7 0.3 10.6 0.5 5.2 0.2 5.8 0.2
24. Cork and wood 1.3 0.1 1.1 0.1 0.9 0.0 1.8 0.1 1.1 0.0
26. Textile fibres and their wastes 1.6 0.1 2.3 0.1 0.9 0.0 1.5 0.1 1.6 0.0
27. Crude fertilizers and crude minerals 1.1 0.0 0.5 0.0 1.2 0.1 0.8 0.0 0.8 0.0
28. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap 0.1 0.0 0.7 0.0 6.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 0.4 0.0 1.3 0.1 1.1 0.1 0.8 0.0 1.3 0.0
3. Mineral fuels etc 374.0 16.5 289.8 14.2 158.0 7.7 117.0 5.4 65.8 2.0
33. Petroleum and products 374.0 16.5 289.8 14.2 158.0 7.7 117.0 5.4 65.8 2.0
4. Animal and vegetable oils and fats 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.1 0.0
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 840.7 37.0 851.3 41.6 1,031.7 50.2 1,133.1 52.7 2,072.0 62.8
51. Organic chemicals 91.5 4.0 85.5 4.2 111.2 5.4 82.2 3.8 101.0 3.1
52. Inorganic chemicals 32.6 1.4 30.1 1.5 33.1 1.6 25.3 1.2 24.3 0.7
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 5.7 0.3 9.3 0.5 10.7 0.5 8.9 0.4 14.2 0.4
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 604.0 26.6 606.2 29.6 774.5 37.7 890.3 41.4 1,812.0 54.9
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 10.5 0.5 11.6 0.6 11.3 0.6 9.7 0.5 11.6 0.4
56. Fertilizers,manufactured 5.3 0.2 19.6 1.0 2.4 0.1 6.4 0.3 19.9 0.6
57. Plastics in primary forms 39.2 1.7 49.3 2.4 42.3 2.1 38.8 1.8 32.1 1.0
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 17.5 0.8 10.2 0.5 14.8 0.7 14.2 0.7 10.2 0.3
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 34.2 1.5 29.7 1.5 31.3 1.5 57.5 2.7 46.7 1.4
6. Basic manufactures 561.0 24.7 385.4 18.8 431.8 21.0 434.1 20.2 470.1 14.2
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 2.0 0.1 1.8 0.1 1.9 0.1 2.4 0.1 1.9 0.1
63. Wood and cork manufactures 5.2 0.2 5.1 0.3 5.9 0.3 5.5 0.3 7.8 0.2
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 3.6 0.2 4.8 0.2 5.2 0.3 3.3 0.2 4.1 0.1
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 17.1 0.8 16.9 0.8 14.5 0.7 13.6 0.6 17.8 0.5
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 384.8 17.0 218.3 10.7 253.2 12.3 213.2 9.9 240.8 7.3
67. Iron and steel 16.8 0.7 26.1 1.3 32.6 1.6 23.9 1.1 23.8 0.7
68. Non-ferrous metals 120.5 5.3 100.1 4.9 104.1 5.1 159.4 7.4 162.8 4.9
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 11.0 0.5 12.0 0.6 14.2 0.7 12.5 0.6 10.9 0.3
7. Machinery,transport equipment 289.8 12.8 282.8 13.8 243.5 11.8 235.4 11.0 412.2 12.5
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 14.6 0.6 32.8 1.6 11.7 0.6 13.8 0.6 19.1 0.6
72. Machinery for specialized industries 52.2 2.3 43.3 2.1 32.7 1.6 23.4 1.1 46.9 1.4
73. Metal working machinery 4.4 0.2 4.7 0.2 2.8 0.1 2.1 0.1 4.3 0.1
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 56.2 2.5 42.2 2.1 47.7 2.3 50.3 2.3 57.1 1.7
75. Office machines and adp machines 5.4 0.2 5.7 0.3 3.3 0.2 4.1 0.2 3.6 0.1
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 19.7 0.9 22.9 1.1 15.1 0.7 22.0 1.0 24.3 0.7
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 25.4 1.1 29.4 1.4 34.6 1.7 24.3 1.1 22.8 0.7
78. Road vehicles 110.1 4.9 99.7 4.9 93.6 4.5 92.6 4.3 232.1 7.0
79. Other transport equipment 1.9 0.1 2.2 0.1 1.9 0.1 2.6 0.1 2.2 0.1
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 62.0 2.7 65.3 3.2 55.3 2.7 58.8 2.7 85.4 2.6
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 2.3 0.1 2.6 0.1 1.9 0.1 2.4 0.1 3.0 0.1
82. Furniture and parts thereof 2.9 0.1 3.2 0.2 2.4 0.1 2.7 0.1 3.7 0.1
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 0.2 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.6 0.0
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 10.6 0.5 10.2 0.5 8.9 0.4 11.2 0.5 8.8 0.3
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 7.6 0.3 11.3 0.6 9.7 0.5 11.4 0.5 3.0 0.1
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 38.2 1.7 37.2 1.8 31.4 1.5 30.2 1.4 65.9 2.0
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 69.4 3.1 88.9 4.3 53.8 2.6 66.4 3.1 95.6 2.9
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 60.4 2.7 80.7 3.9 46.9 2.3 55.5 2.6 86.5 2.6
97. Gold,non-monetary 0.2 0.0 00 0.0 0.0 1.9 0.1 0.2 0.0
98. (USA Sitc) Estimate of import items valued under $251 and of other low valued items nonexempt from formal entry 8.9 0.4 8.0 0.4 6.9 0.3 9.1 0.4 8.9 0.3
0-9. All groups combined 2,270.0 100.0 2,045.0 100.0 2,056.6 100.0 2,148.5 100.0 3,301.6 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Year level (Sitc)

The amount realized in the beginning of 2022 (Sitc)


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