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Cape Verde Trade

Latest trade data available from various sources.
Cape Verde monthly trade data

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Cape Verde

Overall Exports and Imports for Cape Verde 2018

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 75 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 815 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 58 products are exported to 20 countries and 3,233 products are imported from 94 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Cape Verde along with trade value are:

  • Cape Verde exported Prepared or preserved mackerel (excl. minced) , worth US$ 18,903.48 million.
  • Cape Verde exported Prepared or preserved tuna, skipjack and bonito , worth US$ 13,927.40 million.
  • Cape Verde exported Prepared or preserved fish (excl. minced), nes , worth US$ 12,959.48 million.
  • Cape Verde exported Frozen tunas, nes , worth US$ 12,812.92 million.
  • Cape Verde exported Uppers and parts thereof (excl. stiffeners) , worth US$ 4,120.43 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Cape Verde along with trade value are

  • Cape Verde imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 88,733.06 million.
  • Cape Verde imported Portland cement (excl. white) , worth US$ 20,725.88 million.
  • Cape Verde imported Semi-milled or wholly milled rice , worth US$ 16,157.07 million.
  • Cape Verde imported Frozen cuts and offal of chicken (excl. livers) , worth US$ 13,227.47 million.
  • Cape Verde imported Bars&rods,i/nas,hr,hd or he,cntg indent,ribs,et , worth US$ 11,914.42 million.

Cape Verde top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

The top five countries to which Cape Verde exported 2018 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Cape Verde exports to Spain worth US$ 49 million, with a partner share of 65.02 percent.
  2. Cape Verde exports to Portugal worth US$ 11 million, with a partner share of 15.19 percent.
  3. Cape Verde exports to Italy worth US$ 10 million, with a partner share of 13.29 percent.
  4. Cape Verde exports to United States worth US$ 2 million, with a partner share of 2.48 percent.
  5. Cape Verde exports to Curaçao worth US$ 1 million, with a partner share of 1.55 percent.

The top five countries to which Cape Verde imported goods 2018 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Cape Verde imports from Portugal worth US$ 352 million, with a partner share of 43.16 percent.
  2. Cape Verde imports from Spain worth US$ 118 million, with a partner share of 14.51 percent.
  3. Cape Verde imports from Belgium worth US$ 60 million, with a partner share of 7.42 percent.
  4. Cape Verde imports from Netherlands worth US$ 49 million, with a partner share of 6.03 percent.
  5. Cape Verde imports from China worth US$ 47 million, with a partner share of 5.80 percent.

Cape Verde Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2018

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2018 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2015

Tariffs imposed by Cape Verde in 2015 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 50.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 14.82.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 10.89.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 162,036.84 and duty free tariff line items share is 28.74.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.10.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.10.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is 44.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is 5,205.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) .

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year is not available.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year is not available.

Cape Verde World Development Indicators (WDI) 2018

Key Development Indicators of Cape Verde in 2018 are below

WDI

Cape Verde Doing Business 2019

  • The ease of doing business rank for Cape Verde is 137.
  • The trade across border rank is 109.
Doing Business

Cape Verde Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), 2018

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for 2018 is 4.50.
CPIA

Cape VerdeLogistics Performance Index (LPI)

  • The LPI score for Cape Verde in is not available.
  • The LPI rank is not available.
LPI

Cape Verde Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Cape Verde is not available.
SPRD