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

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), which includes Zimbabwe, have a Trade & Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).

U.S-Zimbabwe Trade Facts

Zimbabwe is currently our 165th largest goods trading partner with $104 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2015. Goods exports totaled $36 million; goods imports totaled $67 million. The U.S. goods trade deficit with Zimbabwe was $31 million in 2015.

According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of Goods to Zimbabwe supported an estimated 2 hundred jobs in 2014 (latest data available).

Exports

Zimbabwe was the United States' 172nd largest goods export market in 2015.

U.S. goods exports to Zimbabwe in 2015 were $36 million, down 25% ($12 million) from 2014 and down 20% from 2005. 

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2015 were: machinery ($12 million), vehicles ($7 million), electrical machinery ($3 million), special other (articles donated for relief) ($2 million), and milling products (corn flour) ($2 million).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Zimbabwe totaled $4 million in 2015.

Imports

Zimbabwe was the United States' 134th largest supplier of goods imports in 2015.

U.S. goods imports from Zimbabwe totaled $67 million in 2015, up 3.6% ($2 million) from 2014, but down 29% from 2005. 

The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2015 were: iron and steel ($43 million), tobacco ($8 million), sugar ($7 million), coffee, tea & spice (tea, pepper) ($3 million), and art and antiques ($2 million).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Zimbabwe totaled $18 million in 2015.

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade deficit with Zimbabwe was $31 million in 2015, a 89.8% increase ($15 million) over 2014.

Investment

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Zimbabwe (stock) was $122 million in 2014 (latest data available). There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Zimbabwe.

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

NOTE: No services trade data with Zimbabwe are available.