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Mozambique

Mozambique FlagAGOA Status: Mozambique is eligible for AGOA this year. It also qualifies for textile and apparel benefits.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and Mozambique signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) in 2005. The last high-level meeting under the TIFA took place in January 2012. See attached press release for more information. The U.S. and Mozambique also signed a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) that came into force in 2005.

U.S.-Mozambique Trade Facts

Mozambique is currently our 122nd largest goods trading partner with $361 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2015. Goods exports totaled $265 million; goods imports totaled $96 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Mozambique was $169 million in 2015.

According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Mozambique supported an estimated 2 thousand jobs in 2014 (latest data available).

Exports

Mozambique was the United States' 116th largest goods export market in 2015.

U.S. goods exports to Mozambique in 2015 were $265 million, down 29% ($111 million) from 2014 but up 321% from 2005. 

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2015 were: railway vehicles/equipment ($101 million), mineral fuels ($40 million), machinery ($32 million), vehicles ($28 million), and electrical machinery ($17 million).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Mozambique totaled $10 million in 2015.

Imports

Mozambique was the United States' 124th largest supplier of goods imports in 2015.

U.S. goods imports from Mozambique totaled $96 million in 2015, down 3.9% ($4 million) from 2014, but up 706% from 2005. 

The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2015 were: ores, slag, and ash (titanium ores) ($41 million), precious metal and stone (rubies) ($22 million), edible fruit & nuts (cahsews) ($17 million), sugar ($8 million), and special other (returns) ($5 million).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Mozambique totaled $26 million in 2015.

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Mozambique was $169 million in 2015, a 38.8% decrease ($107 million) over 2014.

Investment

Data on U.S. FDI in Mozambique are unavailable.

No data on Mozambique's FDI in the U.S. are available.

 

NOTE: No services trade data with Mozambique are available.