Cape Verde: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile
For 2019, only 1% of Cape Verde’s world exports and 2% of world imports were to and from other African countries. 46% of intra-Africa exports, mainly eggs and preserved fish were to Guinea-Bissau. The main products Cape Verde imports from the rest of Africa are petroleum oil, petroleum gas and sawn wood. While 70% of Cape Verde’s intra-Africa exports are to other ECOWAS countries, 55% of intra-Africa imports are sourced from African countries which are not members of ECOWAS. 53% of these imports are from Morocco, mainly medium oils (levied 5% duties) and food/beverage additives and natural sands imported duty-free. Other import products include liquefied butanes from Equatorial Guinea, mobile telephones from Egypt, goods vehicles from South Africa and wood from Cameroon.