Cape Verde is the 184th largest export economy in the world. In 2017, Cape Verde exported $101M and imported $843M, resulting in a negative trade balance of $741M. In 2017 the GDP of Cape Verde was $1.77B and its GDP per capita was $6.9k.
The top exports of Cape Verde are Processed Fish ($37.8M), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($19.9M), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($5.86M), Molluscs ($5.8M) and Fish Fillets ($3.87M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($69.7M), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($27.6M), Rice ($20.5M), Cars ($20.1M) and Cement ($18.5M).
The top export destinations of Cape Verde are Spain ($50.7M), Portugal ($19.3M), Italy ($7.16M), the Netherlands ($6.06M) and the United States ($3.42M). The top import origins are Portugal ($340M), Spain ($116M), China ($56M), Italy ($50.7M) and the Netherlands ($40.6M).