AGOA Status: Senegal is eligible for AGOA this year. It also qualifies for textile and apparel benefits.
Trade Agreements: The U.S. and Senegal signed a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) in 1983, which entered into force in 1990. Senegal is also a member of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA), which has a Trade & Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) with the U.S.
U.S.-Senegal Trade Facts
Senegal is currently our 135th largest goods trading partner with $223.5 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2010. Goods exports totaled $218.4 million; Goods imports totaled $5.1 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Senegal was $213.2 million in 2010.
Senegal was the United States' 117th largest goods export market in 2010.
U.S. goods exports to Senegal in 2010 were $218.4 million, up 24% from 2009.
The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2010 were: Mineral Fuel (oil) ($79.4 million), Vehicles ($27 million), Machinery ($22.9 million), Plastic ($12.1 million), Cereals (rice) ($11.8 million), and Miscellaneous Textile Articles ($7.6 million).
Senegal was the United States' 175th largest supplier of goods imports in 2010.
U.S. goods imports from Senegal totaled $5.1 million in 2010, a 26% decrease from 2009.
The top import categories (2-digit HS) for 2010 were: Artificial Flowers and Feathers ($1.3 million), Special Other ($1 million), and Fish and Seafood ($728,000).
The U.S. goods trade surplus with Senegal was $213.2 million in 2010, a 26% increase from 2009.