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 and Principe is currently our 210th largest goods trading partner with $7 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2011.
Sao Tome and Principe was the United States' 204th largest goods export market in 2011.
U.S. goods exports to Sao Tome and Principe in 2011 were $6 million, up 351% from 2010.
The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2011 were: Plastic ($4 million), Miscellaneous Chemical Products ($981 thousand), Electrical Machinery ($214 thousand), Special Other (low value shipments) ($195 thousand), and Organic Chemicals ($138 thousand).
Sao Tome and Principe was the United States' 205th largest supplier of goods imports in 2011.
U.S. goods imports from Sao Tome and Principe totaled $1 million in 2011, a 213% increase from 2010.
The top import categories (2-digit HS) for 2011 were: Precious Stones and Metals ($508 thousand), Special Other (returns) ($230 thousand), Machinery ($149 thousand), Cocoa ($24 million), and Iron and Steel Products ($18 thousand).
The U.S. goods trade surplus with Sao Tome and Principe was $5 million in 2011, 392% more than in 2010.