Cape Verde Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 53
No. Of products 105
No. Of partners 13
Imports (in US$ Mil) 1,131
No. Of products 3,179
No. Of partners 107

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.47
Index of export market penetration1.29
World Growth-3.75
Country Growth-5.15

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)228,617,688.72
Service exports (BoP, current US$)287,256,736.77
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)53.97
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)23.00

Cape Verde top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Spain33 63.02
Portugal8 15.13
Italy6 11.65
United States3 5.61
Germany1 2.51
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Portugal474 41.92
Netherlands183 16.17
Spain96 8.44
Italy72 6.39
China69 6.11

Cape Verde Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials9 16.78 90 7.95 15.23
Intermediate goods4 8.01 154 13.59 5.00
Consumer goods40 74.58 693 61.26 17.37
Capital goods0 0.63 195 17.20 5.32

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Prepared or preserve ...13,541.34
Prepared or preserve ...9,716.28
Prepared or preserve ...9,630.06
Frozen tunas, nes8,811.75
Uppers and parts the ...2,631.23
Petroleum oils, etc, ...363,222.37
Cargo containers des ...40,699.33
Portland cement (exc ...29,973.19
Semi-milled or wholl ...18,213.08
Frozen cuts and offa ...13,657.45

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Cape Verde

Tariffs 2020

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 13.71
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 198,637.15
Maximum Rate (%) 55
Weighted Average (%) 12.18
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 33.44

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.10
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.10

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All...

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) 2014

No Of NTM Measures (2014)44
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) (2014)5,205

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)2,092
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)3,490.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-648.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-30.97

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank137
Trading Across Borders Rank109

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

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LPI Rank...