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

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), which includes Zimbabwe, have a Trade & Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).

U.S-Zimbabwe Trade Facts

Zimbabwe is currently our 168th largest goods trading partner with $106 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2012. Goods exports totaled $54 million; Goods imports totaled $53 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Zimbabwe was $1 million in 2012.

Exports

Zimbabwe was the United States' 168th largest goods export market in 2012.

U.S. goods exports to Zimbabwe in 2011 were $54 million, down 13.1% from 2011.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2012 were: Machinery ($13 million), Pharmaceutical Products ($12 million), Vehicles ($6 million), Optic and Medical Instruments ($4 million), and Electrical Machinery ($3 million).

Imports

Zimbabwe was the United States' 142nd largest supplier of goods imports in 2012.

U.S. goods imports from Zimbabwe totaled $53 million in 2012, a 2.0% increase from 2011.

The top import categories (2-digit HS) for 2012 were: Iron and Steel ($36 million), Nickel and Articles Thereof ($8 million), Spices, Coffee and Tea (tea) ($3 million), Tobacco ($3 million), and Hides and Skins ($1 million).

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Zimbabwe was $1 million in 2012, 89.9% less than in 2011.