AGOA Status: Cape Verde is eligible for AGOA this year. It also qualifies for textile and apparel benefits.
Trade Agreements: The U.S. and Cape Verde have no trade agreements
U.S.-Cape Verde Trade Facts
Cape Verde is currently our 199th largest goods trading partner with $13 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2011.
Cape Verde was the United States' 198th largest goods export market in 2011.
U.S. goods exports to Cape Verde in 2011 were $11 million, up 14% from 2010.
The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2011 were: Meat (poultry) ($4 million), Special Other (low value shipments) ($2 million), Vehicles ($1 million), Machinery ($967 thousand), and Perfumery and Cosmetics Etc. ($851 thousand).
Cape Verde was the United States' 201st largest supplier of goods imports in 2011.
U.S. goods imports from Cape Verde totaled $1 million in 2011, a 3.5% increase from 2011.
The top import categories (2-digit HS) for 2011 were: Machinery ($486 thousand), Beverages (rum and tafia) ($182 thousand), Prepared Meat, Fish ($154 thousand), Toys and Sports Equipment ($151 thousand), and Baking Related ($140 thousand).
The U.S. goods trade surplus with Cape Verde was $10 million in 2011, 15% more than in 2010.