Yemen - U.S. Trade.
In 2008, Yemen-U.S bilateral trade volume reached a total of $347 Million. Yemen exported to the United States various products totaling $5 Million, while Yemen imported products from the United States totaling $342 Million.

Yemen’s main exports to the United States in 2008 were Food and Live animals valued at approximately $4 Million; and Yemen’s main imports from the US were food and live animals worth $177 Million, followed by machinery and transport equipment at about $123 Million.


The table below shows the major categories of products traded between Yemen and the United States in 2008. Figures are i
n thousands of dollars.**
 

Products Category 

Yemen’s Import from the USA.  Yemen’s Exports to the USA 
Food and live animals 177,147 4,132
Crude materials, inedible, except fuels 2,938            -
Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials 252            -
Chemicals and related products, n.e.s. 10,549 25
Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material 17,707 70
Machinery and transport equipment 123,796 159
Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,636 348
Commodities and transactions not classified elsewhere in the SITC 2,461 654
Total 341,487 5,388

(-) Represents zero.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

The table below shows the top 20 products imported by Yemen from the United States between 2003-2007 – (in thousands of dollars).**

Products

Value 2003 Value 2004 Value 2005 Value 2006 Value 2007
(00000) Wheat 68,079 98,229 79,897 99,424 267,645
(21100) Industrial engines 6,967 3,488 1,960  - 128,824
(22000) Civilian aircraft + (22010) Parts-civilian aircraft 2,296 2,245 2,217 2,366 55,494
(21000) Drilling & oilfield equipment 25,411 21,340 46,748 34,603 41,996
(00310) Dairy products and eggs  - 21,670 4,308 8,911 19,889
(30000) Passenger cars, new and used 1,728  - 2,891 7,245 11,380
(20000) Generators, accessories 8,951 5,630 8,088 5,791 9,350
(12110) Iron and steel products, other 2,234  -  - 2,902 8,207
(00200) Corn - 2,981 7,990
(21180) Industrial machines, other 4,555 3,434 2,695 6,972 6,926
(20005) Electric apparatus 13,550 9,314 7,633 3,839 6,506
(21170) Materials handling equipment 1,759 5,344 2,623 5,530
(21610) Medicinal equipment 2,227 3,450 4,616
(21030) Excavating machinery 3,890 2,567 2,162 3,652 3,946
(12430) Newsprint 2,948 4,565 8,449  - 3,751
(00010) Rice  - 2,428  - 3,537
(00360) Other foods 5,566 3,270 2,129  -
(21160) Measuring, testing, control instruments 3,516 2,064 2,576 3,848 3,289
(21400) Telecommunications equipment 2,182 2,788 2,148 5,731 3,143
(11110) Fuel oil  -  - - 15,764
TOTAL 191,400 232,336 219,049 254,925 642,076

 

 

The table below shows the top 20 products exported by Yemen to the United States between 2003-2007 – (in thousands of dollars).**

Products

Value 2003 Value 2004 Value 2005 Value 2006 Value 2007
(10000) Crude 55,195 29,579 246,788 422,951 264,938
(10010) Fuel oil - 25,923 9,348 15,724 19,329
(00000) Green coffee 4,463 3,655 4,034 4,206 4,312
(50020) U.S. goods returned, and reimports 1,347 1,184 1,281 2,242 984
(41320) Artwork, antiques, stamps, and other collectibles 58 297 330 213 903
(50030) Minimum value shipments 196 184 834 1,339 872
(50040) Other (movies, misc imports, and spec transactions 72 165 155 189 176
(50000) Military aircraft and parts  -  -  -  - 98
(21320) Semiconductors and related devices  -  -  - 6 83
(30230) Other parts and accessories  - 3  -  - 54
(14200) Bauxite and aluminum  -  -  -  - 47
(00150) Food oils and oilseeds -  -  -  - 44
(12150) Finished textile industrial supplies  -  -  -  - 40
(41120) Toys, shooting and sporting goods, and bicycles 124  -  -  -  -
(21610) Other scientific, medical and hospital equipment  - 32  - 7  -
(21301) Computer accessories, peripherals and parts 164 121 7  -  -
(01000) Fish and shellfish - 277 191 117  -
(21160) Measuring, testing and control instruments  - 9 15 27  -
(41050) Other (clocks, port typewriters, other household gds  -  -  - 319  -
(10020) Other petroleum products 4,513   15,552  -  -
TOTAL 66,157 61,478 278,635 447,367 291,942
Sources * US Commercial Service.
  ** U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division.

 

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