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Niger Flag AGOA Status: Niger is eligible for AGOA this year.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA), which includes Niger, have a Trade & Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).

U.S.-Niger Trade Facts

Niger is currently our 173rd largest goods trading partner with $73 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2016. Goods exports totaled $66 million; goods imports totaled $6 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Niger was $60 million in 2016. 

According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Niger supported an estimated 3 hundred jobs in 2015 (latest data available). 


  • Niger was the United States' 157th largest goods export market in 2016.

  • U.S. goods exports to Niger in 2016 were $66 million, down 7.4% ($5 million) from 2015 and down 48.7% from 2006.  

  • The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: aircraft ($32 million), vehicles ($12 million), machinery ($6 million), special other ($4 million), and electrical machinery ($2 million).

  • U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Niger totaled $2 million in 2016.  


  • Niger was the United States' 179th largest supplier of goods imports in 2016.

  • U.S. goods imports from Niger totaled $6 million in 2016, up 48.4% ($2 million) from 2015, but down 95.0% from 2006.  

  • The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2016 were: special other ($4 million), machinery ($889 thousand), low value estimates ($237 thousand), electrical machinery ($168 thousand), and miscellaneous grain, seeds, fruit ($153 thousand).

  • U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Niger totaled $233 thousand in 2016.  

Trade Balance

  • The U.S. goods trade surplus with Niger was $60 million in 2016, a 10.9% decrease ($7 million) over 2015. 



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

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

NOTE: No services trade data with Niger are available.