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Cape Verde

Cape Verde

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

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and Cape Verde have no trade agreements

U.S. - Cape Verde Trade Facts

Cape Verde is currently our 209th largest goods trading partner with $9 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2014. Goods exports totaled $7 million; goods imports totaled $2 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Cape Verde was $6 million in 2014.

Exports

Cape Verde was the United States' 201st largest goods export market in 2014.

U.S. goods exports to Cape Verde in 2014 were $7 million, down 20% ($2 million) from 2013 and down 86% from 2004.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: meat ($3 million), special other ($1 million), electrical machinery ($980 thousand), miscellaneous textile articles ($576 thousand), and aircraft ($339 thousand).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Cape Verde totaled $3 million in 2014. 

Imports

Cape Verde was the United States' 197th largest supplier of goods imports in 2014.

U.S. goods imports from Cape Verde totaled $2 million in 2014, down 27% ($635 thousand) from 2013, and down 53% from 2004.

The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: electrical machinery ($544 thousand), prepared meat and fish ($227 thousand), beverages ($206 thousand), machinery ($146 thousand), and knit apparel ($125 thousand).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Cape Verde totaled $129 thousand in 2014. 

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Cape Verde was $6 million in 2014, a 17.9% decrease ($1 million) over 2013.

Investment

There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Cape Verde.

The distribution of Cape Verde FDI in the United States is not available.

 

NOTE: No services trade data with Cape Verde are available.