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AGOA Status: Djibouti is eligible for AGOA this year.
Trade Agreements: The U.S. and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), which includes Djibouti, signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) in 2001.
U.S. - Djibouti Trade Facts
Djibouti is currently our 146th largest goods trading partner with $192 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2017. Goods exports totaled $157 million; goods imports totaled $34 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Djibouti was $123 million in 2017.
According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Djibouti supported an estimated 8 hundred jobs in 2015 (latest data available).
Djibouti was the United States' 130th largest goods export market in 2017.
U.S. goods exports to Djibouti in 2017 were $157 million, up 18.8% ($25 million) from 2016 and up 167.2% from 2007.
The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2017 were: aircraft ($26 million), electrical machinery ($24 million), cereals (grain sorgum) ($16 million), vegetables (legum) ($16 million), and animal or vegetable fats and oils (other fixed vegetable) ($14 million).
U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Djibouti totaled $56 million in 2017. Leading domestic export categories include: pulses ($16 million), vegetable oils (ex. soybean) ($14 million), coarse grains (ex. corn) ($9 million), wheat ($7 million), and dairy products ($3 million).
Djibouti was the United States' 153rd largest supplier of goods imports in 2017.
U.S. goods imports from Djibouti totaled $34 million in 2017, up 22.0% ($6 million) from 2016, and up 662.3% from 2007.
The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2017 were: special other (returns) ($30 million), machinery ($2 million), footwear ($1 million), special other (low value estimates) ($375 thousand), and optical and medical instruments ($182 thousand).
U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Djibouti totaled $323 thousand in 2017.
- The U.S. goods trade surplus with Djibouti was $123 million in 2017, a 18.0% increase ($19 million) over 2016.
Data on U.S. FDI in Djibouti are unavailable. There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Djibouti.
No data on Djibouti's FDI in the U.S. are available. There is no information on the distribution of Djibouti FDI in the U.S.
NOTE: No services trade data with Djibouti are available.