Crude petroleum and products top the commodities export list for Angola (89%), while only accounting for a small percentage of the world's exportation. Diamonds and other precious and semiprecious stones are the second-largest export, and shellfish exports follow. A small amount of natural and manufactured gas is also exported from Angola.
As of 1999, the US was buying up to 75% of Angola's crude oil production.
Principal trading partners in 1998 (in millions of US dollars) were as follows:
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