AGOA Status: Cameroon is not eligible for AGOA this year.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and Cameroon signed a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) in 1986 that came into force in 1989.

Cameroon Trade & Investment Summary

U.S. goods exports to Cameroon in 2022 were $192 million, up 29.0 percent ($43 million) from 2021 but down 24 percent from 2012. U.S. goods imports from Cameroon totaled $103 million in 2022, down 58.5 percent ($145 million) from 2021, and down 67 percent from 2012.  The U.S. trade balance with Cameroon shifted from a goods trade deficit of $100 million in 2021 to a goods trade surplus of $89 million in 2022.

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Cameroon (stock) was $34 million in 2022, a 36.0 percent increase from 2021.

NOTE: No services trade data with Cameroon are available.