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Somalia

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

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and Somalia do not have any trade agreements.

U.S.-Somalia Trade Facts

Somalia is currently our 199th largest goods trading partner with $18 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2012. Goods exports totaled $17 million; Goods imports totaled $1 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Somalia was $16 million in 2012.

Exports

Somalia was the United States' 193rd largest goods export market in 2012.

U.S. goods exports to Somalia in 2012 were $17 million, up 175.2% from 2011.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2012 were: Fats and Oils ($5 million), Vegetables (legumes) ($4 million), Machinery ($2 million), Vehicles ($944 thousand), and Baking Related ($817 thousand).

Imports

Somalia was the United States' 201st largest supplier of goods imports in 2012.

U.S. goods imports from Somalia totaled $1 million in 2012, a 11.7% decrease from 2011.

The top import categories (2-digit HS) for 2012 were: Optic and Medical Instruments ($2 million), and Special Other (returns) ($1 million).

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Somalia was $16 million in 2012, 217% more than in 2011.