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Pakistan FlagU.S.-Pakistan Trade Facts

Pakistan is currently our 62nd largest goods trading partner with $5.3 billion in total (two way) goods trade during 2013. Goods exports totaled $1.6 billion; Goods imports totaled $3.7 billion. The U.S. goods trade deficit with Pakistan was $2.0 billion in 2013.

Exports

Pakistan was the United States' 69th largest goods export market in 2013.

U.S. goods exports to Pakistan in 2013 were $1.6 billion, up 7.7% ($117 million) from 2012, and up 95% from 2003.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2013 were:  Machinery ($298 million), Cotton, Yarn and Fabric ($185 million), Iron and Steel ($174 million), Aircraft ($133 million), and Electrical Machinery ($112 million).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Pakistan totaled $374 million in 2013. Leading categories include: cotton ($185 million), dairy products ($38 million), and planting seeds ($37 million).

Imports

Pakistan was the United States' 56th largest supplier of goods imports in 2013.

U.S. goods imports from Pakistan totaled $3.7 billion in 2013, a 1.6% increase ($59 million) from 2012, and up 46% from 2003.

The five largest import categories in 2013 were: Miscellaneous Textile Products ($1.3 billion), Knit Apparel ($954 million), Woven Apparel ($543 million), Cotton and Yarn and Fabric ($114 million), and Leather ($107 million).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Pakistan totaled $121 million in 2013. The leading category was: rice ($33 million).

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade deficit with Pakistan was $2.0 billion in 2013, a 2.8% decrease ($58 million) over 2012.

Historial Trade Data

 U.S. Goods Trade with Pakistan (in billions of dollars)

 

 

 

1980

 

1985

 

1990

 

1994

 

2000

 

2003

 

2010

 

2011

 

2012

 

2013

 

Balance

 

0.5

 

0.8

 

0.5

 

-0.3

 

-1.7

 

-1.7

 

-1.6

 

-1.8

 

-2.1

 

-2.0

 

Exports

 

0.6

 

1.0

 

1.1

 

0.7

 

0.5

 

0.8

 

1.9

 

2.0

 

1.5

 

1.6

 

Imports

 

0.1

 

0.3

 

0.6

 

1.0

 

2.2

 

2.5

 

3.5

 

3.8

 

3.6

 

3.7

Investment

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Pakistan (stock) was $218 million in 2012 (latest data available), down 14.2% from 2011.

There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Pakistan.

Pakistan's FDI in the United States (stock) was $66 million in 2012 (latest data available), down 16.5% from 2011.

There is no information on Pakistan’s FDI in the United States.


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

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