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).