Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Sao Tome and Principe, including service trade data. In 2018 Sao Tome and Principe was the number 190 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 205 in total exports, and the number 200 in total imports. In 2018, Sao Tome and Principe exported $23.2M and imported $161M, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$137M. In 2018, Sao Tome and Principe's exports per capita were $110 and its imports per capita were $761.
Trade: The top exports of Sao Tome and Principe are Cocoa Beans ($12M), Gas Turbines ($2.95M), Aircraft Parts ($992k), Opto-Electric Instrument Parts ($720k), and Cars ($644k). The top imports of Sao Tome and Principe are Refined Petroleum ($29.1M), Cars ($4.29M), Rice ($4.04M), Wine ($3.93M), and Flavored Water ($3.9M).
Destinations: Sao Tome and Principe exports mostly to Netherlands ($4.62M), Poland ($3.16M), Singapore ($3.01M), Portugal ($2.91M), and Belgium-Luxembourg ($2.52M), and imports mostly from Portugal ($79.8M), Angola ($32.6M), China ($10.6M), United States ($3.2M), and Malaysia ($3.11M).
Location: Sao Tome and Principe borders Benin, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger by land and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria by sea.