Exporter Rank

115 / 121

Importer Rank

113 / 121

Trade Balance Rank

49 / 121

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2017) $49,935,302
Total Imports (2017) $793,599,019
Trade Balance (2017) ($743,663,717)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 39.13%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 63.94%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Spain $35,346,833
Portugal $12,362,894
United States $1,165,863
Angola $247,314
Italy $186,060
Vietnam $182,330
China $140,533
Netherlands $126,088
Cote d'Ivoire $36,128
Japan $32,366

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
Portugal $340,711,721
Spain $100,032,346
Italy $48,798,833
China $42,845,871
Netherlands $36,409,021
France $30,029,101
Belgium $27,991,842
Brazil $24,186,527
Japan $10,397,021
Thailand $10,272,094

Traded Goods [1] (at the 2-digit HS Code level)

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(16) Prepared Meats $27,220,882
(03) Seafood $9,936,576
(64) Footwear $3,725,712
(62) Apparel: Non Knit $3,481,264
(61) Apparel: Knit $2,996,462
(95) Toys & Sport Equipment $1,100,399
(22) Beverages $589,396
(19) Cereal, Flour & Starch $375,721
(23) Animal Feeds $369,499
(07) Vegetables $52,526

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $80,685,200
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $80,165,494
(85) Electrical Machinery $57,664,377
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $42,279,927
(04) Dairy Products $35,319,269
(88) Aircraft $34,160,980
(10) Cereals $33,483,501
(39) Plastics $24,015,758
(02) Meat $23,368,653
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $22,594,139

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2017) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 12/1/2018
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