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AGOA Status: Gambia is ineligible for AGOA this year

U.S. - Gambia Trade Facts

Gambia is currently our 183rd largest goods trading partner with $41 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2016. Goods exports totaled $40 million; goods imports totaled $644 thousand. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Gambia was $39 million in 2016. 

According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Gambia supported an estimated 2 hundred jobs in 2015 (latest data available). 

Exports

  • Gambia was the United States' 173rd largest goods export market in 2016.

  • U.S. goods exports to Gambia in 2016 were $40 million, up 6.8% ($3 million) from 2015 and up 88.7% from 2006.  

  • The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: miscellaneous food  ($11 million), meat  ($10 million), vehicles ($5 million), special other ($3 million), and machinery ($2 million).

  • U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Gambia totaled $21 million in 2016. Leading domestic export categories include: condiments & sauces ($11 million), poultry meat & prods. (ex. eggs) ($9 million), wine & beer ($120 thousand), beef & beef products ($100 thousand), and non-alcoholic bev. (ex. juices) ($43 thousand). 

Imports

  • Gambia was the United States' 214th largest supplier of goods imports in 2016.

  • U.S. goods imports from Gambia totaled $644 thousand in 2016, down 28.2% ($253 thousand) from 2015, but up 124.4% from 2006.  

  • The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: special other ($225 thousand), fish and seafood  ($83 thousand), low value estimates ($75 thousand), art and antiques ($73 thousand), and electrical machinery ($29 thousand).

  • U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Gambia totaled $31 thousand in 2016.  

Trade Balance

  • The U.S. goods trade surplus with Gambia was $39 million in 2016, a 7.7% increase ($3 million) over 2015. 

Investment

  • Data on U.S. FDI in Gambia are unavailable. 

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

NOTE: No services trade data with Gambia are available.