Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Tunisia trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2021/7 - 2021/11

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


Share of USA's2021/7
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2021/8
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2021/9
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2021/10
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2021/11
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Export0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Import0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Trade in Goods0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

USA's foreign trade with Tunisia, exports to Tunisia and imports from Tunisia in November 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 November Tunisia was USA's 91. most important foreign trade partner. Improvement from the previous month was 4 places. Amounting trade to worth of $127 million was 28.5 per cent bigger than in November of the previous year. During the month, the balance of trade with Tunisia was $25 million of surplus.

The value of imports from Tunisia was 5.5 per cent higher than in November of the previous year, thus amounting to $51 million. Major product categories of imports from Tunisia were Sitc421 (fixed vegetable fats and oils, *soft*, crude, refined or fractionated), representing 23.8 percent of imports, Sitc772 (electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits or for making connections to or in electrical circuits (e.g., switches, relays, fuses, lightning arresters, voltage limiters, surge suppressors, plugs and sockets, lamp-holders and) 6.9 % and Sitc931 (special transactions and commodities not classified according to kind) 6.3 % of the imports.

Exports to Tunisia grew strongly over the previous year's November. The value of exports was $76 million. The largest product groups of exports were: Sitc222 (oil-seeds and oleaginous fruits of a kind used for the extraction of *soft* fixed vegetable oils (excluding flours and meals)), which represented a share of 67.3 per cent of total exports, Sitc792 (aircraft and associated equipment; spacecraft (including satellites) and spacecraft launch vehicles; parts thereof) 5.2 % and Sitc541 (medicinal and pharmaceutical products, other than medicaments of group 542) 3.3 % of the exports.

Significant increase in trade in goods in early 2021

During January-November trade in goods with Tunisia has grown slower 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-November of the previous year. Growth was as high as 22.1 per cent and the value of the trade increased to $1.1 billion. During January-November the value of imports was $677 million. The export value was $393 million. Compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, the value of imports increased by 30.3 % and the value of exports by 10.2 %. The largest product group in terms of imports has been Sitc421 (fixed vegetable fats and oils, *soft*, crude, refined or fractionated), worth $216 million. In export the largest value had Sitc222 (oil-seeds and oleaginous fruits of a kind used for the extraction of *soft* fixed vegetable oils (excluding flours and meals)), worth being $94 million. From USA's point of view, the trade balance between the countries in January-November remained in deficit. The trade deficit was $284 million. The trade deficit continued to widen compared to the corresponding period in 2020. At that time, the deficit was $163 million.


Table: USA's export to Tunisia (TN) during 2021/7 - 2021/11

2021 / 72021 / 82021 / 92021 / 102021 / 11
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 0.9 4.4 0.7 2.7 0.3 0.9 0.4 1.2 0.6 0.8
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 2.0 9.7 0.9 3.7 2.1 5.3 17.5 49.5 53.8 70.8
22. Oil seeds,oleaginous fruits 00 00 00 15.9 44.9 51.1 67.3
25. Pulp and waste paper 1.1 5.1 0.6 2.6 1.8 4.5 1.3 3.7 1.0 1.3
26. Textile fibres and their wastes 0.3 1.4 0.2 0.9 0.2 0.6 0.1 0.4 1.4 1.9
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 0.7 3.1 0.0 0.1 00 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.2
3. Mineral fuels etc 3.9 18.7 00 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 2.7
33. Petroleum and products 3.9 18.7 00 0.0 0.0 00 2.0 2.7
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 3.7 17.9 9.8 41.4 22.7 57.9 4.6 12.9 8.6 11.3
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 0.3 1.3 6.3 26.8 18.4 46.8 0.8 2.2 2.9 3.8
57. Plastics in primary forms 2.8 13.6 3.2 13.4 3.2 8.1 3.2 8.9 3.1 4.1
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 0.1 0.5 0.2 0.8 0.8 2.0 0.0 0.1 2.2 2.9
6. Basic manufactures 1.7 8.0 1.6 6.8 1.2 3.0 1.6 4.6 1.5 1.9
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.6 1.8 0.0 0.1
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 1.1 5.3 0.2 0.7 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.5
68. Non-ferrous metals 0.1 0.5 0.3 1.3 0.4 0.9 0.2 0.6 0.6 0.8
7. Machinery,transport equipment 5.9 28.5 7.5 31.6 7.4 18.9 8.1 22.8 7.3 9.5
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 0.2 0.8 0.3 1.5 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.8 1.4 1.8
72. Machinery for specialized industries 0.6 3.1 0.3 1.3 0.4 1.1 0.3 0.8 0.5 0.6
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 1.7 8.1 0.8 3.5 2.6 6.5 0.6 1.8 0.3 0.4
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 1.2 5.8 0.7 3.2 1.5 3.9 2.0 5.7 0.6 0.8
78. Road vehicles 1.6 7.7 0.2 0.8 0.4 1.1 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2
79. Other transport equipment 0.4 2.0 4.6 19.2 1.7 4.3 3.9 10.9 4.0 5.2
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2.4 11.5 2.0 8.6 2.9 7.3 2.3 6.6 1.2 1.6
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 2.1 9.9 1.4 5.8 1.5 3.7 1.9 5.3 1.1 1.4
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 0.1 0.6 0.6 2.6 1.0 2.6 0.3 0.8 0.2 0.2
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 0.3 1.4 1.2 5.1 2.6 6.7 0.9 2.5 1.0 1.3
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 0.1 0.3 0.9 4.0 2.2 5.6 0.5 1.3 0.1 0.2
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 0.2 1.1 0.3 1.1 0.4 1.1 0.4 1.1 0.9 1.1
0-9. All groups combined 20.9 100.0 23.7 100.0 39.2 100.0 35.4 100.0 76.0 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Tunisia (TN) to USA during 2021/7 - 2021/11

2021 / 72021 / 82021 / 92021 / 102021 / 11
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 2.0 2.1 2.7 3.3 1.3 2.8 1.6 2.8 1.5 2.9
03. Fish and fish preparations 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.6 1.0 0.8 1.5
05. Vegetables and fruit 1.3 1.4 1.7 2.1 0.8 1.6 0.7 1.2 0.3 0.5
4. Animal and vegetable oils and fats 11.1 11.7 19.0 23.3 14.6 30.6 16.3 28.2 12.1 23.8
42. Fixed vegetable fats and oils 11.1 11.7 19.0 23.3 14.6 30.6 16.3 28.2 12.1 23.8
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 46.9 49.5 26.0 31.8 0.9 2.0 0.9 1.5 0.6 1.2
52. Inorganic chemicals 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.2
56. Fertilizers,manufactured 45.6 48.2 25.2 30.9 0.3 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.5
6. Basic manufactures 4.4 4.6 3.3 4.1 2.3 4.8 7.8 13.4 4.7 9.2
63. Wood and cork manufactures 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.4 1.1 2.4 1.1 2.0 1.2 2.3
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.5 1.0 0.7 1.2 0.9 1.9
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 2.4 2.5 1.2 1.5 0.1 0.3 5.4 9.3 2.3 4.5
7. Machinery,transport equipment 13.8 14.6 14.2 17.4 16.1 33.9 15.1 26.1 14.8 29.1
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 1.5 1.5 4.2 5.2 1.4 2.9 1.8 3.2 2.5 4.9
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 2.2 2.3 2.1 2.5 3.4 7.1 2.6 4.5 2.0 3.9
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 1.5 1.6 1.2 1.5 2.8 5.9 2.2 3.8 1.9 3.7
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 7.0 7.4 5.9 7.2 7.2 15.0 7.1 12.3 7.2 14.2
78. Road vehicles 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.5 1.1 0.5 0.8 0.6 1.2
79. Other transport equipment 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.7 1.5 0.6 1.1 0.4 0.7
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 13.7 14.5 14.8 18.2 11.0 23.1 14.9 25.7 12.6 24.9
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.6 0.6 1.2
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 8.0 8.5 7.4 9.1 5.3 11.2 7.1 12.2 5.8 11.4
85. Footwear 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.5
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 1.7 1.8 2.7 3.3 1.8 3.9 4.7 8.2 2.5 5.0
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 3.0 3.1 3.5 4.3 3.2 6.8 2.1 3.6 2.7 5.4
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 2.3 2.4 1.4 1.7 1.2 2.5 1.2 2.1 4.2 8.3
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 1.2 1.3 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.3 3.2 6.3
98. (USA Sitc) Estimate of import items valued under $251 and of other low valued items nonexempt from formal entry 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.3 1.0 2.1 1.0 1.8 1.1 2.1
0-9. All groups combined 94.7 100.0 81.6 100.0 47.6 100.0 57.9 100.0 50.7 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Year level (Sitc)

Year 2021 January - November (Sitc)


Year level of Advanced Technology Products (ATP)

Advanced Technology Products (ATP) of last published months

Year 2021 January - November (ATP)

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