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

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

Seychelles Trade & Investment Summary

U.S. goods exports to Seychelles in 2022 were $18 million, up 61.1 percent ($7 million) from 2021 and up 22 percent from 2012. U.S. goods imports from Seychelles totaled $13 million in 2022, up 21.7 percent ($2 million) from 2021, and up 169 percent from 2012.  The U.S. goods trade surplus with Seychelles was $6 million in 2022, a 433.8 percent increase ($5 million) over 2021.

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Seychelles (stock) was $902 million in 2022, a 0.6 percent increase from 2021.