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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

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

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA), which includes Burkina Faso, signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) in 2002.U.S.

U.S.-Burkina Faso Trade Facts

Burkina Faso is currently our 173rd largest goods trading partner with $79 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2014. Goods exports totaled $72 million; goods imports totaled $6 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Burkina Faso was $66 million in 2014.

Exports

Burkina Faso was the United States' 157th largest goods export market in 2014.

U.S. goods exports to Burkina Faso in 2014 were $72 million, down 6.8% ($5 million) from 2013 but up 229% from 2004.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: pharmaceuticals ($26 million), machinery ($10 million), cereals ($6 million), aircraft ($4 million), and special other ($4 million).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Burkina Faso totaled $9 million in 2014.

Imports

Burkina Faso was the United States' 178th largest supplier of goods imports in 2014.

U.S. goods imports from Burkina Faso totaled $6 million in 2014, up 1.6% ($100 thousand) from 2013, and up 965% from 2004.

The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: edible fruit & nuts ($3 million), precious metal and stone ($2 million), art and antiques ($514 thousand), special other ($491 thousand), and animal or vegetable fats and oils ($252 thousand).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Burkina Faso totaled $3 million in 2014.

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Burkina Faso was $66 million in 2014, a 7.5% decrease ($5 million) over 2013.

Investment

Data on U.S. FDI in Burkina Faso are unavailable.

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

 

NOTE: No services trade data with Burkina Faso are available.