AGOA Status: Ethiopia is eligible for AGOA this year. It also qualifies for textile and apparel benefits.
U.S.-Ethiopia Trade Facts
Ethiopia is currently our 107th largest goods trading partner with $834 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2011.
Ethiopia was the United States' 87th largest goods export market in 2011.
U.S. goods exports to Ethiopia in 2011 were $690 million, down 10.8% ($83 million) from 2010.
The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2011 were: Aircraft ($484 million), Cereals (wheat) ($68 million), Machinery ($39 million), Special Other (low-valued shipments and repaired products) ($21 million), and Vegetables ($20 million).
U.S. agricultural exports to Ethiopia in 2011 were $107 million. Leading categories include: Wheat ($68 million), Pulses ($20 million), and Vegetable Oils ($10 million).
Ethiopia was the United States' 119th largest supplier of goods imports in 2011.
U.S. goods imports from Ethiopia totaled $144 million in 2011, a 12.9% increase ($17 million) from 2010.
The five largest import categories in 2011 were: Spices, Coffee and Tea (coffee) ($102 million), Miscellaneous Grain, Seed, and Fruit (nigerseeds) ($14 million), Special Other (returns) ($12 million), Knit Apparel ($7 million), and Woven Apparel ($3 million).
U.S. imports of agricultural products from Ethiopia totaled $120 million in 2011. Leading category include: Coffee (unroasted) ($98 million).
The U.S. goods trade surplus with Ethiopia was $546 million in 2011, a 15.4% decrease ($100 million) from 2010.