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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 184th largest goods trading partner with $50 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2012. Goods exports totaled $47 million; Goods imports totaled $2 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Burkina Faso was $45 million in 2012.

Exports

Burkina Faso was the United States' 171st largest goods export market in 2012.

U.S. goods exports to Burkina Faso in 2012 were $47 million, up 42% from 2011.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2012 were: Machinery ($15 million), Electrical Machinery ($5 million), Baking Related ($4 million), Cereals ($3 million), and Fats and Oils ($2 million).

Imports

Burkina Faso was the United States' 192nd largest supplier of goods imports in 2012.

U.S. goods imports from Burkina Faso totaled $2 million in 2012, a 36.1% decrease from 2011.

The top import category (2-digit HS) for 2012 was: Edible Fruit and Nuts (cashews) ($1 million).

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Burkina Faso was $45 million in 2012, 51.7% more than in 2011.