Cape Verde

$97.5M

Exports 187th of 221
1980
2016

$804M

Imports 174th of 221
1980
2016

$6.55k

GDP Per Capita 121st of 214
1990
2016
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Cape Verde is the 187th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Cape Verde exported $97.5M and imported $804M, resulting in a negative trade balance of $706M. In 2016 the GDP of Cape Verde was $1.62B and its GDP per capita was $6.55k.

The top exports of Cape Verde are Processed Fish ($35.9M), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($29.5M), Vacuum Cleaners ($3.86M), Non-Knit Men's Suits ($3.83M) and Footwear Parts ($3.7M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($98.3M), Refined Petroleum ($59.1M), Cement ($18.4M), Cars ($17.5M) and Rice ($15.1M).

The top export destinations of Cape Verde are Spain ($53.3M), Portugal ($13.7M), Italy ($7.08M), Sierra Leone ($5.86M) and the United States ($4M). The top import origins are Portugal ($310M), Nigeria ($98.4M), Spain ($83.9M), the Netherlands ($42.6M) and China ($39M).

Cape Verde is an island and borders the Gambia, Mauritania and Senegal by sea.

Economic Complexity of Cape Verde

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