Togo - Foreign trade





Togo's export earnings in 2000 fell to nearly half their 1999 level due to sharp declines in coffee, cotton, and gold output. Togo's main export commodities are crude fertilizers (25%), cotton (22%), and cement (15%). Other exports include coffee (6%) and cocoa (4.9%).

In 2000 Togo's imports were distributed among the following categories:

Togo

Consumer goods 12.1%
Food 16.3%
Fuels 18.8%
Industrial supplies 34.9%
Machinery 8.6%
Transportation 9.2%
Other 0.7%

Principal trading partners in 2000 (in millions of US dollars) were as follows:

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COUNTRY EXPORTS IMPORTS BALANCE
Ghana 32 8 24
Benin 19 2 17
India 9 5 4
France 9 76 -67
Nigeria 8 5 3
Netherlands 5 21 -16
Belgium 3 16 -13
Germany 2 14 -12
Côte d'Ivoire 1 38 -37
China (inc. Hong Kong) n.a. 15 n.a.

User Contributions:

jessica diaz
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Dec 17, 2009 @ 6:18 pm
next time please put like what do togo trade wit other places
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May 17, 2011 @ 11:11 am
I would need to know if I need permits to export cement to Togo and if there are any duties I need to pay?

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