Exporter Rank

135 / 146

Importer Rank

135 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

53 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $119,806,601
Total Imports (2016) $668,503,690
Trade Balance (2016) ($548,697,089)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 36.75%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 44.29%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United States $51,734,675
Trinidad and Tobago $10,098,700
United Kingdom $9,000,644
Barbados $6,645,253
Dominica $5,504,355
Guyana $2,741,340
Jamaica $2,223,741
France $2,064,862
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $1,973,088
Antigua and Barbuda $1,799,911

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
United States $313,669,734
Trinidad and Tobago $85,076,958
United Kingdom $27,998,301
Japan $21,120,608
Barbados $20,308,760
Netherlands $14,370,265
Spain $13,405,793
China $13,112,602
Jamaica $10,703,248
Canada $9,960,050

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(22) Beverages $31,771,985
(85) Electrical Machinery $16,639,014
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $10,029,114
(08) Fruit & Nuts $9,323,146
(84) Industrial Machinery $6,478,869
(48) Paper $6,397,071
(91) Clocks & Watches $5,495,186
(33) Cosmetics $3,006,065
(23) Animal Feeds $2,904,955
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $2,681,030

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $129,344,001
(84) Industrial Machinery $56,524,897
(85) Electrical Machinery $40,606,828
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $40,159,707
(39) Plastics $24,138,522
(94) Furniture $22,485,785
(02) Meat $21,348,617
(22) Beverages $20,935,934
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $15,389,911
(04) Dairy Products $15,105,673

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2016) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 6/29/2018
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