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Eritrea

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AGOA Status: Eritrea is not eligible for AGOA this year.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), which includes Eritrea, signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) in 2001.

U.S. - Eritrea Trade Facts

Eritrea is currently our 215th largest goods trading partner with $5 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2014. Goods exports totaled $5 million; goods imports totaled $100 thousand. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Eritrea was $5 million in 2014.

Exports

Eritrea was the United States' 208th largest goods export market in 2014.

U.S. goods exports to Eritrea in 2014 were $5 million, down 60% ($8 million) from 2013 and down 90% from 2004.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: vehicles ($3 million), machinery ($945 thousand), miscellaneous textile articles ($266 thousand), special other ($252 thousand), and optical and medical instruments ($154 thousand).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Eritrea totaled $ million in 2014.

 

Imports

Eritrea was the United States' 222nd largest supplier of goods imports in 2014.

U.S. goods imports from Eritrea totaled $100 thousand in 2014, down 37% ($58 thousand) from 2013, and down 79% from 2004.

The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: electrical machinery ($32 thousand), beverages ($29 thousand), vegetable saps and extracts ($14 thousand), art and antiques ($8 thousand), and special other ($4 thousand).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Eritrea totaled $33 thousand in 2014.

 

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Eritrea was $5 million in 2014, a 60.7% decrease ($8 million) over 2013.

 

Investment

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Eritrea (stock) was $7 million in 2014, unchanged from 2013.

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.