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Niger

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 $91 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2018. Goods exports totaled $62 million; goods imports totaled $30 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Niger was $32 million in 2018.

Exports

  • Niger was the United States' 164th largest goods export market in 2018.
     
  • U.S. goods exports to Niger in 2018 were $62 million, up 40.0% ($18 million) from 2017 and up 23.4% from 2008. 
     
  • The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2018 were: aircraft ($36 million), electrical machinery ($8 million), machinery ($6 million), plastics ($3 million), and vehicles ($2 million).
     
  • U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Niger totaled $111 thousand in 2018.

Imports

  • Niger was the United States' 153rd largest supplier of goods imports in 2018.
     
  • U.S. goods imports from Niger totaled $30 million in 2018, up 308.4% ($22 million) from 2017, but down 33.4% from 2008. 
     
  • The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2018 were: special other ($23 million), art and antiques ($3 million), machinery ($800 thousand), electrical machinery ($762 thousand), and live animals ($391 thousand).
     
  • U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Niger totaled $610 thousand in 2018.

Trade Balance

  • The U.S. goods trade surplus with Niger was $32 million in 2018, a 12.6% decrease ($5 million) over 2017.

Investments

  • Data on U.S. FDI in Niger are unavailable. There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Niger. 

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

NOTE: No services trade data with Niger are available.