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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 163rd largest goods trading partner with $123 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2014. Goods exports totaled $111 million; goods imports totaled $12 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Djibouti was $99 million in 2014.

According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Djibouti supported an estimated 7 hundred jobs in 2014.


Djibouti was the United States' 147th largest goods export market in 2014.

U.S. goods exports to Djibouti in 2014 were $111 million, down 33% ($54 million) from 2013 but up 154% from 2004.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: machinery ($15 million), electrical machinery ($13 million), cereals ($10 million), vehicles ($9 million), and animal or vegetable fats and oils ($9 million).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Djibouti totaled $40 million in 2014.Leading categories include: coarse grains (ex. corn) ($10 million), vegetable oils (ex. soybean) ($9 million), other intermediate products ($9 million), pulses ($8 million), and prepared food ($3 million).


Djibouti was the United States' 168th largest supplier of goods imports in 2014.

U.S. goods imports from Djibouti totaled $12 million in 2014, up 200% ($8 million) from 2013, and up 1,085% from 2004.

The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: special other ($10 million), coffee, tea & spice ($744 thousand), cereals ($220 thousand), leather products ($132 thousand), and vegetables ($104 thousand).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Djibouti totaled $1 million in 2014.

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Djibouti was $99 million in 2014, a 38.3% decrease ($62 million) over 2013.


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

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


NOTE: No services trade data with Djibouti are available.