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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

AGOA Status: Burkina Faso is eligible for AGOA this year. It also qualifies for textile and apparel benefits.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA), which includes Burkina Faso, signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) in 2002.U.S.-Burkina Faso Trade Facts

U.S.-Burkina Faso Trade Facts

Burkina Faso is currently our 171st largest goods trading partner with $84 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2013. Goods exports totaled $78 million; Goods imports totaled $6 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Burkina Faso was $45 million in 2012.

Exports

Burkina Faso was the United States' 159th largest goods export market in 2013.

U.S. goods exports to Burkina Faso in 2013 were $78 million, up 64% from 2012.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2013 were: Machinery ($20 million), Pharmaceutical Products (11 million), Iron/Steel (7 million), Vehicles (7 million), Milling Products (4 million), Electric Machinery (4 million).

Imports

Burkina Faso was the United States' 177th largest supplier of goods imports in 2013.

U.S. goods imports from Burkina Faso totaled $6 million in 2013, a 165% increase from 2012.

The top import category (2-digit HS) for 2013 was: Edible Fruit and Nuts (cashews) ($3 million).

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Burkina Faso was $72 million in 2013, 58.7% more than in 2012.