AGOA Status: Sierra Leone is eligible for AGOA this year. It also qualifies for textile and apparel benefits.
U.S.-Sierra Leone Trade Facts
Sierra Leone is currently our 160th largest goods trading partner with $90.1 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2010. Goods exports totaled $61.1 million; Goods imports totaled $29 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Sierra Leone was $32.1 million in 2010.
Sierra Leone was the United States' 157th largest goods export market in 2010.
U.S. goods exports to Sierra Leone in 2010 were $61.1 million, up 43.6% from 2009.
The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2010 were: Vehicles ($14.1 million), Machinery ($11.3 million), Cereals ($6.7 million), Meat ($5 million), Special Other ($4.6 million), Pharmaceutical Products ($3.9 million).
Sierra Leone was the United States' 147th largest supplier of goods imports in 2010.
U.S. goods imports from Sierra Leone totaled $29 million in 2010, a 19% increase from 2009.
The top import categories (2-digit HS) for 2010 were: Ores, Slag, Ash (aluminum and titanium ores) ($19.1 million) and Precious Stones (diamonds) ($6.5 million).
The U.S. goods trade surplus with Sierra Leone was $32.1 million in 2010, a 78% increase from 2009.