Republic of Congo
AGOA Status: The Republic of Congo (ROC) is eligible for AGOA this year.
Trade Agreements: The U.S. and ROC have a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT). It was signed in 1990 and entered into force in 1994.
U.S.-Republic of Congo Trade Facts
Republic of Congo is currently our 76th largest goods trading partner with $2.6 billion in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2011.
Congo was the United States' 127th largest goods export market in 2011.
U.S. goods exports to Congo in 2011 were $227 million, down 10.8% from 2010.
The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2011 were: Machinery ($87 million), Meat (poultry) ($37 million), Electrical Machinery ($16 million), Cereals (wheat) ($16 million), and Vehicles ($12 million).
Congo was the United States' 67th largest supplier of goods imports in 2011.
U.S. goods imports from Congo totaled $2.4 billion in 2011, a 27% decrease from 2010.
The top import category (2-digit HS) for 2011 was: Mineral Fuel (oil) ($2.4 billion), representing 99% of total imports from Congo.
The U.S. goods trade deficit with Congo was $2.2 billion in 2011, a 28.4% decrease from 2010.