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“Côte d’Ivoire is eligible for AGOA this year.

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

U.S. - Cote d'Ivoire Trade Facts

Cote d'Ivoire is currently our 90th largest goods trading partner with $1.4 billion in total (two way) goods trade during 2014. Goods exports totaled $239 million; goods imports totaled $1.2 billion. The U.S. goods trade deficit with Cote d'Ivoire was $953 million in 2014.

Exports

Cote d'Ivoire was the United States' 129th largest goods export market in 2014.

U.S. goods exports to Cote d'Ivoire in 2014 were $239 million, up 42.7% ($72 million) from 2013, and up 102% from 2004.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2014 were: machinery ($51 million), plastics ($36 million), mineral fuels (oil) ($32 million), vehicles ($20 million), and pharmaceuticals ($13 million).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Cote d'Ivoire totaled $21 million in 2014. 

Imports

Cote d'Ivoire was the United States' 72nd largest supplier of goods imports in 2014.

U.S. goods imports from Cote d'Ivoire totaled $1.2 billion in 2014, up 17.7% ($179 million) from 2013, and up 66.9% from 2004.

The five largest import categories in 2014 were: cocoa ($933 million), mineral fuels (oil) ($115 million), rubber ($85 million), edible fruit & nuts (cashew nuts) ($25 million), and wood and wood products ($15 million).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Cote d'Ivoire totaled $1.0 billion in 2014, our 32nd largest supplier of agricultural imports. Leading categories include: cocoa beans ($752 million), cocoa paste & cocoa butter ($181 million), rubber & allied products ($85 million), tree nuts ($25 million), and essential oils ($489 thousand). 

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade deficit with Cote d'Ivoire was $953 million in 2014, a 12.7% increase ($108 million) over 2013. 

Investment

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Cote D'Ivoire (stock) was $134 million in 2014, a 13.6% increase from 2013.
There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Cote d'Ivoire.
No data on Cote D'Ivoire’s FDI in the U.S. are available.

 

NOTE: No services trade data with Cote D’Ivoire are available.