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Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea

AGOA Status: Equatorial Guinea is not eligible for AGOA this year.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and Equatorial Guinea have no trade or investment agreements.

U.S. - Equatorial Guinea Trade Facts

Equatorial Guinea is currently our 107th largest goods trading partner with $830 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2014. Goods exports totaled $575 million; goods imports totaled $255 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Equatorial Guinea was $320 million in 2014.

According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Equatorial Guinea supported an estimated 3 thousand jobs in 2014.

Exports

Equatorial Guinea was the United States' 99th largest goods export market in 2014.

U.S. goods exports to Equatorial Guinea in 2014 were $575 million, down 24% ($181 million) from 2013 but up 167% from 2004.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: aircraft ($319 million), machinery ($116 million), iron and steel products ($35 million), electrical machinery ($14 million), and meat ($10 million).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Equatorial Guinea totaled $13 million in 2014.

 

Imports

Equatorial Guinea was the United States' 107th largest supplier of goods imports in 2014.

U.S. goods imports from Equatorial Guinea totaled $255 million in 2014, down 72% ($643 million) from 2013, and down 78% from 2004.

The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: mineral fuels ($122 million), organic chemicals ($121 million), special other ($12 million), special other ($43 thousand), and machinery ($17 thousand).

There were no agricultural products imported from Equatorial Guinea in 2014.

 

Trade Balance

The U.S. trade balance with Equatorial Guinea shifted from a goods trade deficit of $142 million in 2013 to a goods trade surplus of $320 million in 2014.

 

Investment

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Equatorial Guinea (stock) was $4.2 billion in 2014, a 6.7% increase from 2013.

There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Equatorial Guinea.

Equatorial Guinea's FDI in the United States (stock) was $5 million in 2014, unchanged from 2013.

The distribution of Equatorial Guinea FDI in the United States is not available.

 

 

NOTE: No services trade data with Equatorial Guinea are available.