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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.

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.

5/2/14