Imports to Cape Verde surged 21.5 percent from a year ago to CVE 5421.6 million in February 2019, fuelled by purchases of consumption goods (20.7 percent) and intermediate goods (50.6 percent). Conversely, imports declined for capital goods (-1.2 percent), of which agricultural machinery (-78.7 percent) and boats (-43.4 percent); and fuels (-6.1 percent), mostly fuel-oil (-47.3 percent). Imports in Cape Verde averaged 5471.19 CVE Million from 1999 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 32602.32 CVE Million in December of 2002 and a record low of 2004.13 CVE Million in February of 2004.

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Cape Verde Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -5049.60 -6197.60 -1864.74 -27692.99 CVE Million [+]
Current Account -1054.97 -5079.51 1350.56 -11803.10 CVE Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.50 -6.40 3.04 -16.20 percent [+]
Imports 5421.60 6526.30 32602.32 2004.13 CVE Million [+]
Exports 372.00 328.70 4909.34 37.30 CVE Million [+]
Remittances 1680.20 1968.20 2161.00 720.30 CVE Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 212010.00 170166.00 312880.00 71246.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2113.40 1984.40 8369.50 -488.40 CVE Million [+]
Capital Flows -5779.11 469.01 2534.34 -9432.47 CVE Millions [+]

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Cape Verde Imports

Cape Verde main imports are: food, fuel and machinery. Main import partner is Portugal (57 percent of total imports) followed by Netherlands (15 percent), Spain and Brazil. This page provides - Cape Verde Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Cape Verde Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5421.60 6526.30 32602.32 2004.13 1999 - 2019 CVE Million Monthly




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