Sao Tome and Principe Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Sao Tome and Principe


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 19
No. Of products 272
No. Of partners 23
Imports (in US$ Mil) 166
No. Of products 2,478
No. Of partners 65

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.10
Index of export market penetration1.24
World Growth12.59
Country Growth6.55

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)49,142,416.67
Service exports (BoP, current US$)54,465,562.23
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(%)
Netherlands9 45.07
Belgium4 21.26
Portugal3 13.10
Germany2 9.05
Cameroon1 4.24
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Portugal82 49.25
Angola20 11.97
Togo16 9.37
China12 7.18
Japan5 3.06

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 materials11 59.73 8 4.57 14.92
Intermediate goods7 34.22 27 16.29 5.63
Consumer goods1 4.82 106 63.95 10.15
Capital goods0 1.23 23 13.88 11.22

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Cocoa beans, whole o ...11,361.99
Crude palm oil5,778.52
Aircraft parts nes449.46
Crude coconut (copra ...278.39
Coconut copra oil (e ...255.29
Petroleum oils, etc, ...32,023.37
Semi-milled or wholl ...7,933.59
Wheat or meslin flou ...4,306.37
Portland cement (exc ...3,626.44
Other non-alcoholic ...3,317.93

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Sao Tome and Principe

Tariffs 2019

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 10
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 3,402.78
Maximum Rate (%) 20
Weighted Average (%) 9.97
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 1.67

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

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

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (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)

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

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)527
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)2,260.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)...
Trade Balance (% of GDP)...

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank170
Trading Across Borders Rank124

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.33
LPI Rank133