Sao Tome and Principe runs systemic trade deficits due its dependency on imports of food (28 percent of total imports), fuel (14 percent) and capital equipment. The main export is cocoa (93 percent of total exports). Others include; coffee, coconut and palm oil. Main trading partner is Portugal (12 percent of exports and 72 percent of imports) followed by the United States and Belgium. 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 February of 2018.