Sao Tome and Principe Balance of Trade  1999-2018 | Data | Chart

Sao Tome and Principe recorded a trade deficit of 27.80 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2017. Balance of Trade in Sao Tome and Principe averaged -19.81 USD Million from 1999 until 2017, reaching an all time high of -1.55 USD Million in the second quarter of 1999 and a record low of -40.65 USD Million in the third quarter of 2014.

Sao Tome and Principe Balance of Trade
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-18 03:00 PM Balance of Trade $-37.4M $-22.5M
2017-11-10 10:20 AM Balance of Trade $-29.0M $-37.4M $-57M
2018-01-30 09:40 AM Balance of Trade $-27.7M $-29.0M $ -25.0M
2018-06-05 02:30 PM Balance of Trade $-27.7M $ -30M
2018-09-18 03:00 PM Balance of Trade $ -31.2M
2018-11-13 10:20 AM Balance of Trade $ -31.8M

Sao Tome and Principe Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -27.80 -29.07 -1.55 -40.65 USD Million [+]
Exports 4.51 2.40 4.64 0.10 USD Million [+]
Imports 32.31 31.47 42.28 3.23 USD Million [+]
Current Account -73.15 -61.49 8.70 -103.94 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -24.70 -31.70 -14.10 -43.00 percent [+]

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Sao Tome and Principe Balance of Trade

Sao Tome and Principe runs systemic trade deficits due its dependency on imports of food (22 percent of total imports), capital equipment (21 percent) and fuel (15 percent). The main export is cocoa (79 percent of total exports). Others include: pepper, coconut and chocolate. Main trading partner is Portugal (53.6 of total imports and 5.7 percent of total exports), followed by France, Spain and Netherlands. This page provides - Sao Tome and Principe Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sao Tome and Principe Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-27.80 -29.07 -1.55 -40.65 1999 - 2017 USD Million Quarterly

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