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Eritrea

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AGOA Status: Eritrea is not eligible for AGOA this year.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), which includes Eritrea, signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) in 2001.

U.S.-Eritrea Trade Facts

Eritrea is currently our 205th largest goods trading partner with $11 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2013. Goods exports totaled $11 million; Goods imports totaled $100 thousand. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Eritrea was 11 million in 2013.

Exports

Eritrea was the United States' 297th largest goods export market in 2013.

U.S. goods exports to Eritrea in 2013 were $11 million, up 89.7% from 2012.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2013 were: Aircraft ($7 million), Vehicles ($2 million), Machinery ($616 thousand), Special Classification Provisions ($403 thousand).

 

Imports

Eritrea was the United States' 225th largest supplier of goods imports in 2013.

U.S. goods imports from Eritrea totaled $100 thousand in 2013, a 54.4% decrease from 2012.

The top import categories (2-digit HS) for 2013 were: Beverages ($44 thousand), Lac, Vegetable, Sap ($14 thousand).

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Eritrea was 11 million in 2013, 94.8% more than in 2012.