Exporter Rank

143 / 146

Importer Rank

145 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

41 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $10,512,926
Total Imports (2016) $117,408,350
Trade Balance (2016) ($106,895,424)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 9.92%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 95.41%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Malaysia $3,488,251
United States $2,226,586
Fiji $1,562,849
New Zealand $1,513,834
Japan $447,327
Philippines $376,485
Nauru $237,535
Australia $169,828
Indonesia $139,003
Tuvalu $43,845

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
Australia $25,623,595
Fiji $25,562,156
China $11,239,523
New Zealand $9,614,738
Singapore $8,885,190
Japan $8,616,976
Vanuatu $5,704,747
Vietnam $3,980,618
Thailand $3,540,635
Denmark $2,713,472

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(15) Fats & Oils $3,231,518
(03) Seafood $2,699,765
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $1,294,471
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,079,160
(12) Oil Seeds $1,026,597
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $293,880
(90) Precision Instruments $170,211
(85) Electrical Machinery $142,141
(82) Tools & Cutlery $122,367
(72) Iron & Steel $84,785

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $11,837,167
(10) Cereals $8,773,945
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $8,069,719
(85) Electrical Machinery $7,500,132
(84) Industrial Machinery $6,872,882
(24) Tobacco $6,593,992
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $5,722,311
(16) Prepared Meats $5,626,514
(22) Beverages $5,546,231
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $4,600,746

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2016) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 9/22/2018
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