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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 200th largest goods trading partner with $13 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2017. Goods exports totaled $11 million; goods imports totaled $2 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Central African Republic was $9 million in 2017.
According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Central African Republic supported an estimated 2 hundred jobs in 2015 (latest data available).
Central African Republic was the United States' 192nd largest goods export market in 2017.
U.S. goods exports to Central African Republic in 2017 were $11 million, up 18.7% ($2 million) from 2016 but down 43.4% from 2007.
The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2017 were: electrical machinery ($4 million), machinery ($3 million), special other (low value estimates) ($925 thousand), nonwoven textiles ($811 thousand), and aircraft ($564 thousand).
U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Central African Republic totaled $433 thousand in 2017.
Central African Republic was the United States' 201st largest supplier of goods imports in 2017.
U.S. goods imports from Central African Republic totaled $2 million in 2017, up 108.4% ($1 million) from 2016, but down 25.0% from 2007.
The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2017 were: artificial flowers, feather or down articles ($1 million), optical and medical instruments ($252 thousand), wood and wood products ($179 thousand), 7mineral fuels ($104 thousand), and special other (returns) ($77 thousand).
U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Central African Republic totaled $30 thousand in 2017.
- The U.S. goods trade surplus with Central African Republic was $9 million in 2017, a 7.6% increase ($638 thousand) over 2016.
Data on U.S. FDI in Central African Republic are unavailable. There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Central African Republic.
No data on Central African Republic's FDI in the U.S. are available. There is no information on the distribution of Central African Republic FDI in the U.S.
NOTE: No services trade data with Central African Republic are available.