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AGOA Status: Guinea is eligible for AGOA this year.

U.S. - Guinea Trade Facts

Guinea is currently our 168th largest goods trading partner with $109 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2017. Goods exports totaled $103 million; goods imports totaled $6 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Guinea was $97 million in 2017.

According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Guinea supported an estimated 7 hundred jobs in 2015 (latest data available).

Exports

  • Guinea was the United States' 145th largest goods export market in 2017.

  • U.S. goods exports to Guinea in 2017 were $103 million, up 22.4% ($19 million) from 2016 and up 40.1% from 2007.  

  • The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2017 were: machinery ($17 million), vehicles ($16 million), cereals ($14 million), special other ($13 million), and meat ($9 million).

  • U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Guinea totaled $24 million in 2017. Leading domestic export categories include: rice ($14 million), poultry meat & prods. (ex. eggs) ($8 million), prepared food ($361 thousand), condiments & sauces ($236 thousand), and beef & beef products ($198 thousand). 

Imports

  • Guinea was the United States' 182nd largest supplier of goods imports in 2017.

  • U.S. goods imports from Guinea totaled $6 million in 2017, down 38.1% ($4 million) from 2016, and down 94.1% from 2007.  

  • The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2017 were: special other ($1 million), precious metal and stone ($1 million), fish and seafood  ($535 thousand), metal tools, implements, cutlery ($492 thousand), and animal or vegetable fats and oil ($478 thousand).

  • U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Guinea totaled $529 thousand in 2017.  

Trade Balance

  • The U.S. goods trade surplus with Guinea was $97 million in 2017, a 30.0% increase ($22 million) over 2016. 

Investment

  • U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Guinea (stock) was $11 million in 2016 (latest data available). There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Guinea.

  • No data on Guinea's FDI in the U.S. are available. There is no information on the distribution of Guinea FDI in the U.S.  

NOTE: No services trade data with Guinea are available.