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Burundi

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AGOA Status: Burundi is eligible for AGOA this year.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. signed Trade and Investment Framework Agreements (TIFA) with the East African Community (EAC) in 2008, and with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) in 2001. Burundi is a member of both regional organizations. USTR’s Africa Office is also leading U.S. efforts to forge a new trade and investment partnership with the East African Community.

U.S. - Burundi Trade Facts

Burundi is currently our 205th largest goods trading partner with $10 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2014. Goods exports totaled $6 million; goods imports totaled $4 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Burundi was $1 million in 2014. 

Exports

Burundi was the United States' 206th largest goods export market in 2014.

U.S. goods exports to Burundi in 2014 were $6 million, down 66% ($11 million) from 2013 and down 68% from 2004.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: miscellaneous food ($916 thousand), machinery ($851 thousand), ceramic products ($537 thousand), electrical machinery ($450 thousand), and woven apparel ($447 thousand).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Burundi totaled $988 thousand in 2014. 

Imports

Burundi was the United States' 185th largest supplier of goods imports in 2014.

U.S. goods imports from Burundi totaled $4 million in 2014, up 1.8% ($75 thousand) from 2013, and up 34% from 2004.

The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: coffee, tea & spice ($4 million), special other ($62 thousand), electrical machinery ($15 thousand), special other ($6 thousand), and fish and seafood ($5 thousand).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Burundi totaled $4 million in 2014. 

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Burundi was $1 million in 2014, a 90.1% decrease ($11 million) over 2013. 

Investment

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

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

 

NOTE: No services trade data with Burundi are available.