This page displays a table with Cape Verde Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Cape Verde Imports By Category Value Year
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $370.00M 2020
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $64.47M 2020
Electrical, electronic equipment $51.85M 2020
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $51.48M 2020
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $40.70M 2020
Rubbers $39.38M 2020
Pharmaceutical products $35.17M 2020
Cereals $32.79M 2020
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $31.66M 2020
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $31.62M 2020
Plastics $31.49M 2020
Articles of iron or steel $22.27M 2020
Iron and steel $21.95M 2020
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $20.66M 2020
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $18.55M 2020
Miscellaneous edible preparations $16.15M 2020
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $16.08M 2020
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $15.09M 2020
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $14.85M 2020
Miscellaneous chemical products $13.98M 2020
Glass and glassware $13.41M 2020
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $12.67M 2020
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $12.01M 2020
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $11.84M 2020
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $11.51M 2020
Tin $11.15M 2020
Ceramic products $10.37M 2020
Aluminum $9.70M 2020
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $8.54M 2020
Sugars and sugar confectionery $8.39M 2020
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $8.05M 2020
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $7.46M 2020
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $7.09M 2020
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $5.85M 2020
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $5.23M 2020
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $4.79M 2020
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $4.06M 2020
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $3.74M 2020
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $3.71M 2020
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $3.21M 2020
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $3.06M 2020
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $2.87M 2020
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $2.20M 2020
Toys, games, sports requisites $1.90M 2020
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $1.46M 2020
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $1.45M 2020
Organic chemicals $1.40M 2020
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $1.37M 2020
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $1.19M 2020
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $1.18M 2020
Cotton $981.65K 2020
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $938.77K 2020
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $901.27K 2020
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $700.43K 2020
Copper $646.08K 2020
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $608.33K 2020
Aircraft, spacecraft $602.36K 2020
Fertilizers $551.88K 2020
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $488.01K 2020
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $433.43K 2020
Clocks and watches $427.74K 2020
Knitted or crocheted fabric $393.53K 2020
Manmade staple fibers $334.35K 2020
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $331.62K 2020
Photographic or cinematographic goods $331.22K 2020
Manmade filaments $290.96K 2020
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $265.15K 2020
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $216.13K 2020
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $192.00K 2020
Headgear and $178.73K 2020
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $106.41K 2020
Cork and articles of cork $98.32K 2020
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $89.98K 2020
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $51.28K 2020
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $50.53K 2020
Zinc $32.13K 2020
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $32.07K 2020
Lac, gums, resins $24.68K 2020
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $18.07K 2020
Nickel $14.15K 2020
Lead $6.37K 2020
Silk $6.15K 2020
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $5.62K 2020
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $4.41K 2020
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $1.27K 2020
Ores slag and ash $822 2020
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $553 2020




Cape Verde Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -8077.70 -5799.90 -1864.74 -27692.99 CVE Million [+]
Current Account -2768.34 647.28 3062.57 -11803.10 CVE Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -11.00 -15.90 3.04 -16.20 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 8616.10 6160.50 32602.32 2004.13 CVE Million [+]
Exports 538.40 360.60 4909.34 37.30 CVE Million [+]
Remittances 2831.40 2513.30 2831.40 523.08 CVE Million [+]
Capital Flows -3856.97 258.76 5240.33 -9432.47 CVE Millions [+]
Tourist Arrivals 170027.00 141665.00 312880.00 3701.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2618.10 2286.30 8369.50 -488.40 CVE Million [+]