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U.S. - Gabon Bilateral Trade Facts

Gabon is currently our 113th largest goods trading partner with $541 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2015. Goods exports totaled $204 million; goods imports totaled $337 million. The U.S. goods trade deficit with Gabon was $133 million in 2015.

According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Gabon supported an estimated 3 thousand jobs in 2014 (latest data available).

Exports

Gabon was the United States' 125th largest goods export market in 2015.

U.S. goods exports to Gabon in 2015 were $204 million, down 51% ($213 million) from 2014 but up 106% from 2005. 

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2015 were: machinery ($89 million), meat (poultry) ($31 million), railway vehicles/equipment ($28 million), electrical machinery ($11 million), and vehicles ($7 million).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Gabon totaled $31 million in 2015. Leading categories include: poultry ($27 million), beef & beef products ($3 million), sugar, sweeteners, bev. bases ($41 thousand), meat products  ($37 thousand), and feeds & fodders  ($24 thousand).

Imports

Gabon was the United States' 93rd largest supplier of goods imports in 2015.

U.S. goods imports from Gabon totaled $337 million in 2015, down 58% ($461 million) from 2014, and down 88% from 2005. 

The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2015 were: mineral fuels ($244 million), ores, slag, and ash (manganese) ($72 million), special other (returns) ($9 million), wood and wood products ($4 million), and art and antiques ($3 million).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Gabon totaled $3 million in 2015.

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade deficit with Gabon was $133 million in 2015, a 65.0% decrease ($248 million) over 2014.

Investment

Data on U.S. FDI in Gabon are unavailable.

No data on Gabon's FDI in the U.S. are available.

 

NOTE: No services trade data with Gabon are available.