Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Lebanon trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2021/3 - 2021/7

*) 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 Juli 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 Juli Lebanon was USA's 100. most important foreign trade partner. Most of the the value of trade consists of USA's exports to Lebanon. Amounting trade to worth of $73 million was 57.6 per cent bigger than in Juli of the previous year. During the month, the balance of trade with Lebanon was $49 million of surplus.

The value of imports from Lebanon decreased strongly, by 36.0 per cent compared to in Juli of the previous year. The import amounted to $12 million in Juli 2021. Major product categories of imports from Lebanon were Sitc897 (jewellery, goldsmiths' and silversmiths' wares, and other articles of precious or semiprecious materials, n.e.s.), representing 35.9 percent of imports, Sitc058 (fruit, preserved, and fruit preparations (excluding fruit juices)) 11.9 % and Sitc421 (fixed vegetable fats and oils, *soft*, crude, refined or fractionated) 6.4 % of the imports.

Exports to Lebanon more than doubled from the previous year's Juli. The value of exports was $61 million. 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 32.3 per cent of total exports, Sitc667 (pearls and precious or semiprecious stones, unworked or worked) 16.2 % and Sitc792 (aircraft and associated equipment; spacecraft (including satellites) and spacecraft launch vehicles; parts thereof) 9.6 % of the exports.

Significant increase in trade in goods in early 2021

During January-Juli, trade in goods with Lebanon has grown faster than USA's trade in goods with the rest of the world. During this year trade in goods between countries was significantly higher than in January-Juli of the previous year. Growth was as high as 24.2686986822586 per cent and the value of the trade increased to $514 million. During January-Juli the value of imports was $117 million. The export value was $397 million. Compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, the value of imports increased by 46.8% and the value of exports by 18.9%. The largest product group in terms of imports has been Sitc562 (fertilizers (other than those of group 272)), worth $35 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 $123 million. The trade balance between USA and Lebanonin between January and Juli was in surplus for USA. The timing surplus was $280 million.


Table: USA's export to Lebanon (LB) during 2021/3 - 2021/7

2021 / 32021 / 42021 / 52021 / 62021 / 7
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 3.8 4.6 3.3 7.1 2.7 4.5 1.5 2.8 1.3 2.0
02. Dairy products and birds' eggs 0.9 1.0 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
05. Vegetables and fruit 1.5 1.8 1.6 3.5 1.6 2.6 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.5
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 0.8 1.0 0.7 1.4 0.6 1.0 0.8 1.4 0.5 0.8
1. Beverages and tobacco 1.2 1.4 1.3 2.9 0 0.0 0.8 1.5 1.4 2.3
12. Tobacco and tobacco manufactures 1.1 1.3 1.3 2.8 0 0.0 0.8 1.5 1.4 2.2
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 1.2 1.5 1.1 2.4 2.8 4.5 2.7 5.0 1.6 2.6
24. Cork and wood 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.9 0.7 1.1
25. Pulp and waste paper 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.8 1.9 3.1 1.7 3.1 0.7 1.0
3. Mineral fuels etc 20.0 24.7 0.4 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.8 1.6 2.5
33. Petroleum and products 20.0 24.7 0.4 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.8 1.6 2.5
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 8.5 10.4 4.7 10.4 4.1 6.7 1.1 1.9 1.8 3.0
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 6.8 8.4 3.6 7.8 2.6 4.2 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.5
57. Plastics in primary forms 0.10 1.1 0.2 0.4 0.6 1.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.8 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.9 1.5
6. Basic manufactures 1.5 1.8 1.8 3.9 1.3 2.0 1.4 2.5 12.1 19.8
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 0.5 0.5 0.10 2.0 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.7
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 1.1 1.7
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 9.10 16.3
7. Machinery,transport equipment 38.5 47.5 24.9 55.3 39.3 65.4 26.5 50.7 32.1 52.6
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.9 1.6 0.6 0.9
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.8 0.7 1.2 0.4 0.5
75. Office machines and adp machines 1.10 2.4 1.0 2.2 1.4 2.3 1.2 2.3 1.2 1.9
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 0.4 0.4 0.7 1.4 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.2 0.2
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 0.3 0.4 0.6 1.1 0.7 1.0 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.2
78. Road vehicles 32.7 40.3 21.1 46.9 32.6 54.2 22.9 43.8 23.6 38.6
79. Other transport equipment 2.5 3.0 0.9 1.9 3.0 4.9 0.3 0.5 6.0 9.8
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3.5 4.3 6.2 13.6 8.6 14.3 11.5 21.9 4.3 6.9
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 1.2 1.9 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 1.2 1.4 0.10 2.0 2.8 4.6 0.7 1.2 0.3 0.3
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 1.10 2.4 4.4 9.8 4.2 6.9 10.1 19.3 3.7 6.0
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 3.2 3.9 1.6 3.3 1.1 1.8 6.7 12.8 5.2 8.5
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 0.8 0.9 0.8 1.7 0.1 0.1 5.4 10.2 4.3 6.9
97. Gold,non-monetary 1.0 1.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.4 0.7 0.1 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 1.5 1.8 0.8 1.6 1.1 1.8 1.0 1.9 0.10 1.5
0-9. All groups combined 81.1 100.0 44.10 100.0 60.0 100.0 52.2 100.0 60.10 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Lebanon (LB) to USA during 2021/3 - 2021/7

2021 / 32021 / 42021 / 52021 / 62021 / 7
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0. Food and live animals 3.3 26.7 4.0 25.9 2.5 11.1 3.8 12.8 2.7 21.9
05. Vegetables and fruit 2.1 16.8 2.7 17.6 1.7 7.7 2.2 7.5 2.2 17.5
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 0.6 4.4 0.5 3.2 0.2 0.8 0.8 2.6 0.1 0.8
1. Beverages and tobacco 0.4 2.8 0.9 5.5 0.5 2.1 0.8 2.7 0.9 7.3
11. Beverages 0.4 2.8 0.9 5.5 0.5 2.1 0.8 2.7 0.9 7.3
4. Animal and vegetable oils and fats 0.7 5.3 0.5 2.7 0.4 1.8 0.7 2.3 0.8 6.4
42. Fixed vegetable fats and oils 0.7 5.3 0.5 2.7 0.4 1.8 0.7 2.3 0.8 6.4
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 1.0 8.0 0.3 1.8 12.9 59.3 13.7 46.4 0.8 6.3
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 0.6 4.9 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.4 2.6
56. Fertilizers,manufactured 0 0.0 0 0.0 12.6 58.2 13.3 45.0 0 0.0
6. Basic manufactures 0.3 1.8 0.3 1.3 0.2 0.9 0.6 1.9 0.6 4.3
7. Machinery,transport equipment 2.2 17.8 2.3 14.5 0.7 3.2 1.2 3.9 0.7 5.8
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 1.10 15.8 2.1 13.3 0.6 2.4 1.1 3.5 0.6 4.4
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4.3 35.4 7.2 46.5 4.0 18.5 8.3 27.9 5.4 44.6
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 3.5 28.4 6.3 40.5 3.2 14.5 7.7 26.1 4.7 38.9
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 0.3 1.8 0.2 1.3 0.6 2.5 0.5 1.5 0.4 3.0
0-9. All groups combined 12.1 100.0 15.4 100.0 21.7 100.0 29.5 100.0 12.1 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Year level (Sitc)

Year 2021 January - Juli (Sitc)


Year level of Advanced Technology Products (ATP)

Advanced Technology Products (ATP) of last published months

Year 2021 January - Juli (ATP)

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