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Haiti

Haiti Circle FlagU.S.-Haiti Trade Facts 

Haiti is currently our 89th largest goods trading partner with $1.8 billion in total (two way) goods trade during 2011. Goods exports totaled $1.1 billion; Goods imports totaled $742 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Haiti was $317 million in 2011.

Exports

Haiti was the United States' 81st largest goods export market in 2011.

U.S. goods exports to Haiti in 2011 were $1.1 billion, down 12.4% ($150 million) from 2010.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2011 were: Special Other (articles donated for relief) ($304 million), Cereals (rice) ($167 million), Electrical Machinery ($89 million), Meat (beef) ($65 million), and Machinery ($63 million).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Haiti totaled $326 million in 2011 Leading categories include: rice ($166 million), poultry meat ($64 million), and animal fats ($14 million).

Imports

Haiti was the United States= 87th largest supplier of goods imports in 2011.

U.S. goods imports from Haiti totaled $742 million in 2011, a 34.7% increase ($191 million) from 2010.

The five largest import categories in 2011 were: Knit Apparel ($568 million), Woven Apparel ($134 million), Edible Fruit and Nuts (mangos) ($11 million), Cocoa ($6 million), and Special Other (returns) ($4 million).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Haiti totaled $22 million in 2011.

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Haiti was $317 million in 2011, a 51.9% decrease ($342 million) over 2010.

Investment

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Haiti (stock) was $68 million in 2011, up 4.6 percent from 2010.

The distribution of U.S. FDI in Haiti is not available.

There was no reported Haiti FDI in the United States (stock) in 2011.

NOTE: No services trade data with Haiti is available.