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Guinea-Bissau

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AGOA Status: Guinea-Bissau is eligible for AGOA this year.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA), which includes Guinea-Bissau, have a Trade & Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).

U.S.-Guinea-Bissau Trade Facts

Guinea-Bissau is currently our 195th largest goods trading partner with $21 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2012. Goods exports totaled $21 million; Goods imports totaled $81 thousand. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Guinea-Bissau was $21 million in 2012.

Exports

Guinea-Bissau was the United States' 188th largest goods export market in 2012.

U.S. goods exports to Guinea-Bissau in 2012 were $21 million, up 78.2% from 2011.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2012 were: Iron and Steel Products ($14 million), Fats Vegetables (legumes) ($2 million), Machinery ($1 million), Meat ($1 million), and Milling; Malt; Starch ($929 thousand).

Imports

Guinea-Bissau was the United States' 222nd largest supplier of goods imports in 2012.

U.S. goods imports from Guinea-Bissau totaled $81 thousand in 2012, a 69.2% decrease from 2011.

The top import category (2-digit HS) for 2012 was: Machinery ($57 thousand).

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Guinea-Bissau was $21 million in 2011, 81.5% more than in 2011.