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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 $94 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2016. Goods exports totaled $84 million; goods imports totaled $9 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Guinea was $75 million in 2016. 

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


  • Guinea was the United States' 150th largest goods export market in 2016.

  • U.S. goods exports to Guinea in 2016 were $84 million, down 37.8% ($51 million) from 2015 but up 30.0% from 2006.  

  • The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: vehicles ($19 million), machinery ($11 million), special other  ($9 million), cereals ($7 million), and meat  ($7 million).

  • U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Guinea totaled $17 million in 2016. Leading domestic export categories include: rice ($7 million), poultry meat & prods. (ex. eggs) ($7 million), condiments & sauces ($3 million), beef & beef products ($95 thousand), and prepared food ($92 thousand). 


  • Guinea was the United States' 173rd largest supplier of goods imports in 2016.

  • U.S. goods imports from Guinea totaled $9 million in 2016, down 88.1% ($70 million) from 2015, and down 89.9% from 2006.  

  • The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: ores, slag, and ash  ($3 million), cocoa ($2 million), special other ($2 million), precious metal and stone ($2 million), and fish and seafood  ($345 thousand).

  • U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Guinea totaled $2 million in 2016.  

Trade Balance

  • The U.S. goods trade surplus with Guinea was $75 million in 2016, a 34.3% increase ($19 million) over 2015. 


  • U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Guinea (stock) was $214 million in 2015 (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.  

NOTE: No services trade data with Guinea are available.