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Sao Tome and Principe Trade

Latest trade data available from various sources.
Sao Tome and Principe monthly trade data

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Sao Tome and Principe

Overall Exports and Imports for Sao Tome and Principe 2020

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 12 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 138 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 271 products are exported to 16 countries and 2,431 products are imported from 68 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2020

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Sao Tome and Principe along with trade value are:

  • Sao Tome and Principe exported Cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted , worth US$ 6,381.17 million.
  • Sao Tome and Principe exported Crude palm oil , worth US$ 3,672.18 million.
  • Sao Tome and Principe exported Aircraft parts nes , worth US$ 406.99 million.
  • Sao Tome and Principe exported Crude coconut (copra) oil and fractions thereof , worth US$ 264.93 million.
  • Sao Tome and Principe exported Cocoa powder, containing added sugar or other s , worth US$ 258.91 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Sao Tome and Principe along with trade value are

  • Sao Tome and Principe imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 24,851.45 million.
  • Sao Tome and Principe imported Semi-milled or wholly milled rice , worth US$ 5,668.09 million.
  • Sao Tome and Principe imported Wheat or meslin flour , worth US$ 3,795.94 million.
  • Sao Tome and Principe imported Portland cement (excl. white) , worth US$ 3,777.13 million.
  • Sao Tome and Principe imported Articles of iron or steel, forged or stamped, b , worth US$ 3,354.59 million.

Sao Tome and Principe top 5 Export and Import partners 2020

The top five countries to which Sao Tome and Principe exported 2020 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Sao Tome and Principe exports to Netherlands worth US$ 6 million, with a partner share of 46.80 percent.
  2. Sao Tome and Principe exports to Belgium worth US$ 2 million, with a partner share of 16.20 percent.
  3. Sao Tome and Principe exports to Portugal worth US$ 1 million, with a partner share of 10.42 percent.
  4. Sao Tome and Principe exports to Germany worth US$ 1 million, with a partner share of 8.57 percent.
  5. Sao Tome and Principe exports to Cameroon worth US$ 1 million, with a partner share of 5.35 percent.

The top five countries to which Sao Tome and Principe imported goods 2020 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Sao Tome and Principe imports from Portugal worth US$ 72 million, with a partner share of 52.52 percent.
  2. Sao Tome and Principe imports from Angola worth US$ 15 million, with a partner share of 11.04 percent.
  3. Sao Tome and Principe imports from Togo worth US$ 11 million, with a partner share of 7.75 percent.
  4. Sao Tome and Principe imports from China worth US$ 7 million, with a partner share of 4.82 percent.
  5. Sao Tome and Principe imports from Brazil worth US$ 4 million, with a partner share of 2.75 percent.

Sao Tome and Principe Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2020

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2020 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2019

Tariffs imposed by Sao Tome and Principe in 2019 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 20.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 10.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 9.97.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 3,402.78 and duty free tariff line items share is 1.67.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year is not available.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year is not available.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is not available.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is not available.

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.

Sao Tome and Principe World Development Indicators (WDI) 2020

Key Development Indicators of Sao Tome and Principe in 2020 are below

WDI

Sao Tome and Principe Doing Business 2019

  • The ease of doing business rank for Sao Tome and Principe is 170.
  • The trade across border rank is 124.
Doing Business

Sao Tome and Principe Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), 2018

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for 2018 is 4.
CPIA

Sao Tome and PrincipeLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Sao Tome and Principe in 2016 is 2.33.
  • The LPI rank is 133.
LPI

Sao Tome and Principe Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Sao Tome and Principe is not available.
SPRD