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AGOA Status: Eritrea is not eligible for AGOA this year.
U.S. - Eritrea Trade Facts
Eritrea is currently our 217th largest goods trading partner with $4 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2016. Goods exports totaled $3 million; goods imports totaled $470 thousand. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Eritrea was $3 million in 2016.
According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Eritrea supported an estimated 20 jobs in 2015 (latest data available).
Eritrea was the United States' 206th largest goods export market in 2016.
U.S. goods exports to Eritrea in 2016 were $3 million, down 12.9% ($450 thousand) from 2015 and down 65.6% from 2006.
The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: machinery ($897 thousand), plastics ($315 thousand), vehicles ($315 thousand), optical and medical instruments ($296 thousand), and miscellaneous chemical products ($264 thousand).
U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Eritrea totaled $4 thousand in 2016.
Eritrea was the United States' 217th largest supplier of goods imports in 2016.
U.S. goods imports from Eritrea totaled $470 thousand in 2016, up 339.5% ($363 thousand) from 2015, but down 45.2% from 2006.
The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: optical and medical instruments ($244 thousand), machinery ($62 thousand), wood and wood products ($38 thousand), beverages ($29 thousand), and leather products ($22 thousand).
U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Eritrea totaled $19 thousand in 2016.
- The U.S. goods trade surplus with Eritrea was $3 million in 2016, a 24.0% decrease ($813 thousand) over 2015.
U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Eritrea (stock) was $7 million in 2016, unchanged from 2015. There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Eritrea.
No data on Eritrea's FDI in the U.S. are available.
NOTE: No services trade data with Eritrea are available.