Sao Tome and Principe is the 207th largest export economy in the world. In 2017, Sao Tome and Principe exported $15.7M and imported $140M, resulting in a negative trade balance of $124M. In 2017 the GDP of Sao Tome and Principe was $392M and its GDP per capita was $3.35k.
The top exports of Sao Tome and Principe are Cocoa Beans ($9.5M), Refined Petroleum ($1.54M), Other Furniture ($319k), Chocolate ($318k) and Raw Cotton ($301k), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Electric Generating Sets ($6.05M), Cars ($5.85M), Rice ($5.69M), Wine ($3.49M) and Soybean Oil ($3.4M).
The top export destinations of Sao Tome and Principe are Poland ($3.69M), the Netherlands ($1.7M), Spain ($1.65M), Guyana ($1.54M) and Belgium-Luxembourg ($1.33M). The top import origins are Portugal ($78.9M), China ($9.6M), Nigeria ($5.59M), the United States ($4.28M) and France ($4.1M).