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

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

U.S.-Sudan Trade Facts

Sudan is currently our 167th largest goods trading partner with $98 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2013. Goods exports totaled $88 million; Goods imports totaled $10 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Sudan was $78 million in 2013.


Sudan was the United States' 154th largest goods export market in 2013.

U.S. goods exports to Sudan in 2013 were $88 million, up 58.8% from 2012.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2013 were: Cereals (grain) ($35 million), Pharmaceutical Products ($18 million), Machinery ($12 million), Seeds ($5 million), Animal/Vegetable Fats ($5 million), Electric Machinery ($3 million), and Prep Vegetables/Fruits ($3 million).


Sudan was the United States' 168th largest supplier of goods imports in 2013.

U.S. goods imports from Sudan totaled $10 million in 2013, a 56.9% increase from 2012.

The top import category (2-digit HS) for 2013 was: Vegetable Sap Extract (gum arabic) ($10 million).

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Sudan was $78 million in 2013, 59% more than in 2012.