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Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome and Principe

AGOA Status: Sao Tome and Principe is eligible for AGOA this year.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and Sao Tome and Principe have no trade or investment agreements.

U.S.-Sao Tome and Principe Trade Facts

Sao Tome & Principe is currently our 219th largest goods trading partner with $2 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2013. Goods exports totaled $2 million; Goods imports totaled $200 thousand. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Sao Tome & Principe was $1.7 million in 2013.

Exports

Sao Tome & Principe was the United States' 214th largest goods export market in 2013.

U.S. goods exports to Sao Tome & Principe in 2013 were $2 million, up 129.6% from 2012.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2013 were: Dairy Products ($709 thousand), Machinery ($396 thousand), Electric Machinery ($277 thousand), Vehicles ($182 thousand).

Imports

Sao Tome & Principe was the United States' 218th largest supplier of goods imports in 2013.

U.S. goods imports from Sao Tome & Principe totaled $200 thousand in 2013, a 97.1% decrease from 2012.

The top import categories (2-digit HS) for 2013 were: Electric Machinery ($87 thousand), Cocoa ($64 thousand), Vegetables, Fruit, Nuts ($40 thousand).

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Sao Tome & Principe was $2 million in 2013, 450.9% more than in 2012.