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Central African Republic

Central African Republic

AGOA Status: Central African Republic is not eligible for AGOA this year.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and Central African Republic have no trade or investment agreements.

U.S.-Central African Republic Trade Facts

Central African Republic is currently our 204th largest goods trading partner with $13 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2012. Goods exports totaled $9 million; Goods imports totaled $4 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Central African Republic was $4 million in 2012.

Exports

Central African Republic was the United States' 203rd largest goods export market in 2012.

U.S. goods exports to Central African Republic in 2012 were $8 million, down 31% from 2011.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2012 were: Machinery ($2 million), Pharmaceutical Products ($1 million), Special Other (low value shipments) ($1 million), thousand), Electrical Machinery ($792 thousand), and Furniture and Bedding ($693 thousand).

Imports

Central African Republic was the United States' 183rd largest supplier of goods imports in 2012.

U.S. goods imports from Central African Republic totaled $4 million in 2012, a 32.1% decrease from 2011.

The top import categories (2-digit HS) for 2011 were: Precious Stones and Metals (diamonds) ($2 million), Wood ($1 million), Fats and Oils (bees wax) ($709 thousand), Spices, Coffee, and Tea (coffee) ($373 thousand), and Machinery ($245 thousand).

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Central African Republic was $4 million in 2012, 29.7% less than in 2011.