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

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), which includes Eritrea, signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) in 2001.

Eritrea Trade Summary

U.S. goods exports to Eritrea in 2022 were $33 million, up 22.5 percent ($6 million) from 2021 and up 459 percent from 2012. U.S. goods imports from Eritrea totaled $346 thousand in 2022, down 24.8 percent ($114 thousand) from 2021, but up 73 percent from 2012.  The U.S. goods trade surplus with Eritrea was $32 million in 2022, a 23.3 percent increase ($6 million) over 2021.


  • Data on U.S. FDI in Eritrea are unavailable.
  • No data on Eritrea's FDI in the U.S. are available.

NOTE: No services trade data with Eritrea are available.