Sao Tome and Principe
Foreign Trade
Between USA and Sao Tome and Principe

Waterborne foreign imports from Sao Tome and Principe to the United States in 2015 totaled $193,283. Exports to Sao Tome and Principe in 2015 were $559,243.

Information about foreign trade between Sao Tome and Principe and US ports is avaiable for imports and exports.

The value of container cargo imported from Sao Tome and Principe represented 100.0% of all vessel imports, $193,283 versus $193,283.

By weight, container cargo imports from Sao Tome and Principe represented 1,442.4% of all vessel shippments, 58,577 (kg) versus 4,061 (kg).

Complete details for vessel and container imports and exports since 2003 are shown in the tables and charts below.

Trade totals are only for the USA ports listed here at World Port Source.

Vessel measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2015  $193,283  $559,243
2014  $259,853  $563,820
2013  $50,469  $1,459,894
2012  $397,542  $369,843
2011  $148,027  $5,738,886
2010  $45,881  $1,051,954
2009  $80,239  $696,092
2008  $84,343  $2,151,918
2007  $274,035  $3,335,397
2006  $56,629  $944,569
2005  $79,490  $1,307,377
2004  $50,019  $2,392,474
2003  $5,496  $1,218,662


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Container measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2015  $193,283  $369,149
2014  $259,853  $138,945
2013  $50,469  $1,250,712
2012  $392,542  $94,194
2011  $142,484  $5,143,564
2010  $35,985  $332,639
2009  $80,239  $415,046
2008  $84,343  $828,462
2007  $260,771  $850,779
2006  $56,629  $539,767
2005  $79,490  $904,928
2004  $50,019  $1,128,376
2003     $416,011


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Vessel measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2015  4,061  102,941
2014  58,577  91,028
2013  24,423  305,708
2012  214,730  120,596
2011  25,266  1,317,747
2010  17,344  397,308
2009  29,643  454,122
2008  17,043  315,622
2007  135,671  463,559
2006  19,827  461,943
2005  17,816  1,090,906
2004  9,247  740,890
2003  9  537,362


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


Container measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2015  58,577  60,726
2014  58,577  49,884
2013  24,423  294,152
2012  214,710  55,044
2011  24,959  1,168,813
2010  12,700  95,329
2009  29,643  318,785
2008  17,043  190,426
2007  68,470  184,156
2006  19,827  110,161
2005  17,816  646,570
2004  9,247  190,263
2003     189,680


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


Complete import and export trade data is available from the
Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau
usatrade.census.gov