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Comoros

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AGOA Status: Comoros is eligible for AGOA this year.

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

U.S.-Comoros Trade Facts

Comoros is currently the United States' 218th largest goods trading partner with $3 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2012. Goods exports totaled $1 million; Goods imports totaled $2 million. The U.S. goods trade deficit with Comoros was $1 million in 2012.

Exports

Comoros was the United States’ 223rd largest goods export market in 2012.

U.S. goods exports to Comoros in 2012 were $1 million down 12.9% from 2011.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2012 were: Meat (poultry) ($629 thousand), Manmade Filament ($102 thousand), Optic and Medical Instruments ($44 thousand), Special Other (donated articles and low value estimates) ($33 thousand), and Machinery ($29 thousand).

Imports

Comoros was the United States’ 195th largest supplier of goods imports in 2012.

U.S. goods imports from Comoros totaled $2 million in 2012, a 10.1% increase from 2011.

The top import category (2-digit HS) for 2012 was: Spices, Coffee, and Tea (cloves) ($2 million), accounting for more than 95% of total imports from Comoros.

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade deficit with Comoros was $1 million in 2012, 47% higher than in 2011.