Overview In 2021 Comoros was the number 200 economy in the world in terms of total exports and the number 191 in total imports.

Exports The top exports of Comoros are Cloves ($18.9M), Tug Boats ($12.4M), Essential Oils ($10.3M), Scrap Vessels ($5.73M), and Vanilla ($5.57M), exporting mostly to India ($12.8M), Greece ($12.7M), France ($8.12M), Turkey ($5.82M), and United States ($4.57M).

Imports The top imports of Comoros are Refined Petroleum ($70.5M), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($53.8M), Rice ($32.9M), Poultry Meat ($27.2M), and Cement ($20.9M), importing mostly from United Arab Emirates ($173M), China ($62.8M), France ($47.4M), Pakistan ($29.9M), and India ($27.2M).

Location Comoros borders France, Madagascar, Mozambique, Seychelles, and Tanzania by sea.

Latest Trends

Latest Trade


The following section uses the most recent trade data from partners of Comoros.

Disclaimer: data is presented based on availability and only countries that use the harmonized system are being shown.

*All data is converted to USD using January 2020 exchange rates when data is reported in local currency.

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Latest Data


The data obtained is mirror data. The trade of countries that do not report current data can be reconstructed based on data reported by partner countries with current data available.

*All data is converted to USD using January 2020 exchange rates when data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Yearly Trade

Top Export (2021)Cloves$18.9M
Top Destination (2021)India$12.8M

In 2021, Comoros exported a total of $60.8M, making it the number 200 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Comoros have changed by -$18.9M from $79.7M in 2016 to $60.8M in 2021.

The most recent exports are led by Cloves ($18.9M), Tug Boats ($12.4M), Essential Oils ($10.3M), Scrap Vessels ($5.73M), and Vanilla ($5.57M). The most common destination for the exports of Comoros are India ($12.8M), Greece ($12.7M), France ($8.12M), Turkey ($5.82M), and United States ($4.57M).

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Exports (2021)
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Market Growth

Fastest Growing Export Markets (2020 - 2021)
Turkey$1.76M (+ 43.4%)
United States$1.34M (+ 41.7%)
France$960k (+ 13.4%)
Fastest Growing Import Markets (2020 - 2021)
United Arab Emirates$118M (+ 216%)
China$8.68M (+ 16%)
Japan$5.78M (+ 177%)

Total Export Growth by Market (2020 - 2021)

Service Trade

Service Trade

Comoros Exports Services (2018)$108M
Comoros Imports Services (2018)$106M

In 2018, Comoros exported $108M worth of services. The top services exported by Comoros in 2018 were Personal travel ($64.5M), Computer and information services ($20.2M), Business travel ($11.5M), Transportation ($6.14M), and Government services, n.i.e. ($4.43M).

The top services imported by Comoros in 2018 were Transportation ($53.7M), Personal travel ($24.5M), Other business services ($9.39M), Insurance services ($8.66M), and Computer and information services ($6.88M).

Service Exports (2018)

Service Imports (2018)

Economic Complexity

Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

Comoros has a high level of specialization in Vanilla (1.98k), Tug Boats (1.17k), Scrap Vessels (1.02k), Essential Oils (588), and Iron Gas Containers (54.7). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between Comoros observed and expected exports in each product.

Most Complex Products by PCI

The highest complexity exports of Comoros according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Parts & accessories suited for use only/mainly with machines of headings 8456-8465,... (1.61), Reciprocating or rotary internal combustion piston engines (1.1), Aluminium; containers for compressed or liquefied gas (0.98), Machinery n.e.c. in this chapter, for the industrial preparation or manufacture of... (0.73), and Vacuum flasks and other vacuum vessels, complete with cases; parts thereof other... (0.56). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

The top export opportunities for Comoros according to the relatedness index, were Non-fillet Frozen Fish (0.041), Crustaceans (0.04), Hard Liquor (0.04), Non-fillet Fresh Fish (0.038), and Scrap Aluminium (0.038). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that Comoros is not specialized in.

Product Space

The product space is a network connecting products that are likely to be co-exported. The product space can be used to predict future exports, since countries are more likely to start exporting products that are related to current exports. Relatedness measures the distance between a product, and all of the products a country currently specializes in.

Relatedness Space

This network shows the products most related to the production structure of Comoros. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Comoros exports. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Diversification Frontier


The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk vs strategic value of a country's potential export oppotunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth, less income inequality, and lower greenhouse emissions.

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