Sao Tome and Principe Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Sao Tome and Principe

2016

Overall Exports and Imports

Exports
Exports (in US$ Mil) 10
No. Of products 270
No. Of partners 13
Imports
Imports (in US$ Mil) 139
No. Of products 2,495
No. Of partners 63

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.12
Index of export market penetration1.21
World Growth-4.43
Country Growth3.86

Service Indicators

Service imports (BoP, current US$)59,954,028.59
Service exports (BoP, current US$)87,550,352.47
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)...
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)...

Sao Tome and Principe top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Free Zones9 89.99
Germany0 4.06
Netherlands0 2.40
Portugal0 1.74
Angola0 1.11
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Portugal82 59.10
Angola21 15.25
China7 5.37
Japan3 2.36
Spain3 2.11

Sao Tome and Principe Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials9 85.92 7 4.93 8.57
Intermediate goods0 0.61 25 17.69 6.10
Consumer goods1 5.91 61 43.83 9.65
Capital goods1 7.56 25 18.29 10.14

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports
Cocoa beans, whole o ...8,650.98
Transmission apparat ...676.08
Coconuts, fresh or d ...180.07
Dried pepper (excl. ...170.56
Chocolate, etc, cont ...148.21
Imports
Semi-milled or wholl ...5,437.14
Portland cement (exc ...3,560.72
Wheat or meslin flou ...3,333.24
Frozen cuts and offa ...2,553.53
Wine (not sparkling) ...2,348.44

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Sao Tome and Principe

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 9.84
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 3,510.11
Maximum Rate (%) 20
Weighted Average (%) 10.44
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 1.01

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

OTRI »
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff...
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff...

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

SPRD »
Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All...

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

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

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2016 WDI »
Population199,910
GDP (current US$ Mil)351
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,730.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)...
Trade Balance (% of GDP)...

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank169
Trading Across Borders Rank114

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2016 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.33
LPI Rank133