AGOA Status: Djibouti is eligible for AGOA this year.
Trade Agreements: The U.S. and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), which includes Djibouti, signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) in 2001.
U.S.-Djibouti Trade Facts
Djibouti is currently our 161st largest goods trading partner with $137 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2011.
Djibouti was the United States' 143rd largest goods export market in 2011.
U.S. goods exports to Djibouti in 2011 were $133 million, up 8.2% from 2010.
The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2011 were: Fats and Oils (vegetable oil) ($37 million), Cereals (wheat) ($30 million), Machinery ($5 million), Vegetables (peas) ($10 million), and Electrical Machinery ($9 million).
Djibouti was the United States' 184th largest supplier of goods imports in 2011.
U.S. goods imports from Djibouti totaled $4 million in 2011, a 35.4% increase from 2010.
The top import categories (2-digit HS) for 2010 were: Special Other (returns) ($3 million), Spices, Coffee, and Tea (coffee) ($816 thousand), Special Other (low value transactions) ($291 thousand), Vegetables ($58 thousand), and Perfumery and Cosmetics ($22 thousand).
The U.S. goods trade surplus with Djibouti was $129 million in 2011, 7.5% more than in 2010.