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Togo

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AGOA Status: Togo 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 Togo, have a Trade & Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).

U.S.-Togo Trade Facts

Togo is currently our 123rd largest goods trading partner with $423 million in total (exports plus imports) goods trade during 2012. Goods exports totaled $371 million; Goods imports totaled $52 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Togo was $319 million in 2012.

Exports

Togo was the United States' 109th largest goods export market in 2012.

U.S. goods exports to Togo in 2012 were $371 million, up 76.8% from 2011.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2012 were: Mineral Fuel (oil) ($271 million), Vehicles ($56 million), Machinery ($12 million), Plastic ($9 million), and Miscellaneous Textile Articles ($4 million).

Imports

Togo was the United States' 143rd largest supplier of goods imports in 2012.

U.S. goods imports from Togo totaled $52 million in 2012, a 70.0% increase from 2012.

The top import categories (2-digit HS) for 2012 were: Mineral Fuel (oil) ($46million), Artificial Flowers, Feathers ($2 million), Edible Fruit and Nuts (cashews) ($814 thousand), Rubber ($730 thousand), and Cocoa ($449 thousand).

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Togo was $319 million in 2012, 78.0% more than in 2011.