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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 181st largest goods trading partner with $51 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2017. Goods exports totaled $44 million; goods imports totaled $7 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Niger was $37 million in 2017.

Exports

  • Niger was the United States' 170th largest goods export market in 2017.

  • U.S. goods exports to Niger in 2017 were $44 million, down 33.5% ($22 million) from 2016 and down 36.4% from 2007.  

  • The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2017 were: electrical machinery ($11 million), aircraft ($10 million), machinery ($6 million), miscellaneous textile articles ($3 million), and optical and medical instruments ($2 million).

  • U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Niger totaled $511 thousand in 2017.  

Imports

  • Niger was the United States' 177th largest supplier of goods imports in 2017.

  • U.S. goods imports from Niger totaled $7 million in 2017, up 16.4% ($1 million) from 2016, but down 24.4% from 2007.  

  • The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2017 were: special other ($5 million), low value estimates ($444 thousand), machinery ($303 thousand), live animals($298 thousand), and electrical machinery ($209 thousand).
  • U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Niger totaled $368 thousand in 2017.  

Trade Balance

  • The U.S. goods trade surplus with Niger was $37 million in 2017, a 38.7% decrease ($23 million) over 2016. 

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.