Vanuatu is the 171st largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Vanuatu exported $274M and imported $323M, resulting in a negative trade balance of $48.9M. In 2016 the GDP of Vanuatu was $773M and its GDP per capita was $3.08k.
The top exports of Vanuatu are Tug Boats ($106M), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($89.6M), Passenger and Cargo Ships ($13.1M), Copra ($12.3M) and Fishing Ships ($9.8M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Passenger and Cargo Ships ($29.7M), Refined Petroleum ($25.8M), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($18.7M), Delivery Trucks ($8.84M) and Surveying Equipment ($7.6M).
The top export destinations of Vanuatu are Mauritania ($106M), Japan ($69M), South Korea ($15.3M), Thailand ($14.9M) and the Philippines ($12.3M). The top import origins are China ($63.6M), Australia ($49.9M), Fiji ($38.7M), New Zealand ($35.6M) and Japan ($34.6M).