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Haiti Circle FlagU.S.-Haiti Trade Facts 

Haiti is currently our 83rd largest goods trading partner with $2.1 billion in total (two way) goods trade during 2013. Goods exports totaled $1.2 billion; Goods imports totaled $847 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Haiti was $387 million in 2013.

Exports

Haiti was the United States' 73rd largest goods export market in 2013.

U.S. goods exports to Haiti in 2013 were $1.2 billion, up 17.4% ($183 million) from 2012.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2013 were: Special Other (articles donated for relief) ($430 million), Cereals (rice) ($239 million), Mineral Fuel (oil) ($68 million), Meat (poultry) ($67 million), and Electrical Machinery ($66 million).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Haiti totaled $391 million in 2013. Leading categories include: rice ($195 million), poultry meat ($66 million), and wheat ($40 million).

Imports

Haiti was the United States' 83rd largest supplier of goods imports in 2013.

U.S. goods imports from Haiti totaled $847 million in 2013, a 9.3% increase ($72 million) from 2012.

The five largest import categories in 2013 were: Knit Apparel ($612 million), Woven Apparel ($191 million), Edible Fruit and Nuts (mangos) ($13 million), Special Other (returns) ($4 million), and Perfumery ($3 million). 

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Haiti totaled $21 million in 2013. The leading categories were fresh fruit ($13 million) and essential oils ($3 million).

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade surplus with Haiti was $387 million in 2013, a 40.4% increase ($111 million) over 2012.

Investment

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Haiti (stock) was not available in 2012. 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 2012.


*NOTE: No services trade data with Haiti is available.

4/29/14