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Central African Republic

Central African Republic

AGOA Status: Central African Republic is not eligible for AGOA this year.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and Central African Republic have no trade or investment agreements.

U.S. - Central African Republic Trade Facts

Central African Republic is currently our 187th largest goods trading partner with $34 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2014. Goods exports totaled $32 million; goods imports totaled $1 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Central African Republic was $31 million in 2014.

According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Central African Republic supported an estimated 1 hundred jobs in 2014.

Exports

Central African Republic was the United States' 180th largest goods export market in 2014.

U.S. goods exports to Central African Republic in 2014 were $32 million, up 688% ($28 million) from 2013 and up 7.7% from 2004.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: vehicles ($14 million), machinery ($5 million), special other ($4 million), iron and steel products ($3 million), and pharmaceuticals ($2 million).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Central African Republic totaled $767 thousand in 2014. 

Imports

Central African Republic was the United States' 200th largest supplier of goods imports in 2014.

U.S. goods imports from Central African Republic totaled $1 million in 2014, down 51% ($1 million) from 2013, and down 85% from 2004.

The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: precious metal and stone ($700 thousand), wood and wood products ($364 thousand), animal or vegetable fats and oils ($181 thousand), miscellaneous manufactured goods ($37 thousand), and electrical machinery ($17 thousand).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Central African Republic totaled $181 thousand in 2014. 

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Central African Republic was $31 million in 2014, a 2253% increase ($30 million) over 2013. 

Investment

There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Central African Republic.

The distribution of Central African Republic FDI in the United States is not available.

 

NOTE: No services trade data with Central African Republic are available.