AGOA Status: Seychelles is eligible for AGOA this year.
U.S.-Seychelles Trade Facts
In 2019, Seychelles GDP was an estimated $1.6 billion (current market exchange rates); real GDP was up by an estimated 3.9%; and the population was 96 thousand. (Source: IMF)
Seychelles is currently our 190th largest goods trading partner with $28 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2019. Goods exports totaled $18 million; goods imports totaled $9 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Seychelles was $9 million in 2019.
- Seychelles was the United States' 192th largest goods export market in 2019.
- U.S. goods exports to Seychelles in 2019 were $18 million, up 27.7% ($4 million) from 2018 but down 46.1% from 2009.
- The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2019 were: aircraft ($3 million), electrical machinery ($3 million), machinery ($3 million), vehicles ($2 million), and furniture and bedding ($1 million).
- U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Seychelles totaled $901 thousand in 2019.
- Seychelles was the United States' 176th largest supplier of goods imports in 2019.
- U.S. goods imports from Seychelles totaled $9 million in 2019, up 28.2% ($2 million) from 2018, and up 47.0% from 2009.
- The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2019 were: fish and seafood (fresh fish, not fillet) ($5 million), optical and medical instruments ($1 million), machinery ($639 thousand), special other (returns) ($613 thousand), and electrical machinery ($531 thousand).
- U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Seychelles totaled $9 thousand in 2019.
- The U.S. goods trade surplus with Seychelles was $9 million in 2019, a 27.1% increase ($2 million) over 2018.
- U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Seychelles (stock) was $325 million in 2019, a 0.6% decrease from 2018. There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Seychelles.
- No data on Seychelles's FDI in the U.S. are available. There is no information on the distribution of Seychelles FDI in the U.S.
NOTE: No services trade data with Seychelles are available.