Exporter Rank

118 / 119

Importer Rank

119 / 119

Trade Balance Rank

37 / 119

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2018) $12,087,302
Total Imports (2018) $148,305,957
Trade Balance (2018) ($136,218,655)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2014) [2] 11.9%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2014) [2] 51.16%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Netherlands $4,563,001
Portugal $2,915,838
Belgium $2,136,397
Germany $1,145,170
France $597,473
Angola $226,326
Spain $106,504
Cote d'Ivoire $106,034
Italy $99,451
United States $48,183

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
Portugal $79,707,265
Angola $34,403,293
China $8,638,576
Brazil $2,341,999
United States $2,245,541
Malaysia $2,020,448
Belgium $1,614,950
Spain $1,589,899
Netherlands $1,546,809
Gabon $1,538,231

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(18) Cocoa $8,401,268
(90) Precision Instruments $1,288,375
(88) Aircraft $704,299
(84) Industrial Machinery $364,628
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $301,830
(09) Coffee & Spices $222,991
(72) Iron & Steel $200,490
(08) Fruit & Nuts $177,928
(15) Fats & Oils $140,880
(85) Electrical Machinery $106,184

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $32,763,846
(85) Electrical Machinery $11,848,936
(84) Industrial Machinery $11,597,873
(22) Beverages $10,047,058
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $9,008,450
(11) Milling Products $4,917,582
(15) Fats & Oils $4,288,667
(10) Cereals $4,173,159
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $3,768,418
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $3,705,168

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2018) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 1/12/2020
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