Export revenues doubled between 1997 and 2000. The most important commodity exports for Senegal are shellfish (20%), fish (14%), refined petroleum products (11%), peanut oil (9.7%), inorganic chemicals (6.7%), and fertilizers (crude and manufactured, 6.2%).
In 2000 Senegal's imports were distributed among the following categories:
Principal trading partners in 2000 (in millions of US dollars) were as follows:
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