AGOA Status: Zambia is eligible for AGOA this year. It also qualifies for textile and apparel benefits. Zambia hosted the 10th Annual AGOA Forum in Lusaka in June 2011.

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

Zambia Trade Summary

U.S. goods exports to Zambia in 2022 were $135 million, up 43.3 percent ($41 million) from 2021 but down 8 percent from 2012. U.S. goods imports from Zambia totaled $135 million in 2022, down 23.7 percent ($42 million) from 2021, but up 115 percent from 2012.  The U.S. goods trade deficit with Zambia was $540 thousand in 2022, a 99.4 percent decrease ($83 million) over 2021.

NOTE: No services trade data with Zambia are available.