Cape Verde Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 75
No. Of products 58
No. Of partners 20
Imports (in US$ Mil) 815
No. Of products 3,233
No. Of partners 94

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.43
Index of export market penetration1.29
World Growth3.50
Country Growth8.91

Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)383,774,211.53
Service exports (BoP, current US$)704,734,743.60
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)68.21
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)48.78

Cape Verde top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Spain49 65.02
Portugal11 15.19
Italy10 13.29
United States2 2.48
Curaçao1 1.55
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Portugal352 43.16
Spain118 14.51
Belgium60 7.42
Netherlands49 6.03
China47 5.80

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 materials13 17.05 82 10.12 14.24
Intermediate goods7 9.34 140 17.14 4.72
Consumer goods55 73.59 438 53.75 14.50
Capital goods0 0.02 155 19.00 5.13

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Prepared or preserve ...18,903.48
Prepared or preserve ...13,927.40
Prepared or preserve ...12,959.48
Frozen tunas, nes12,812.92
Uppers and parts the ...4,120.43
Petroleum oils, etc, ...88,733.06
Portland cement (exc ...20,725.88
Semi-milled or wholl ...16,157.07
Frozen cuts and offa ...13,227.47
Bars&rods,i/nas,hr,h ...11,914.42

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Cape Verde

Tariffs 2015

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 14.82
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 162,036.84
Maximum Rate (%) 50
Weighted Average (%) 10.89
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 28.74

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)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)1,977
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)3,420.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-384.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-19.43

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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