Comoros - Foreign trade

Ylang-ylang essence, vanilla, cloves, copra, and other agricultural commodities make up the bulk of Comorian exports; of these, vanilla is by far the most important export earner. Imports include rice and other foodstuffs, petroleum products, and motor vehicles. Exports brought in $6.9 million in 2000, while Comoros imported $71.9 million worth of goods. France is the country's most important trade partner. Principal trading partners in 2000 (in millions of US dollars) were as follows:


France 3.0 14.0 -11.0
United States 1.1 0.1 1.0
Germany 0.5 1 -0.5
United Arab Emirates n.a. 1.9 n.a.
South Africa n.a. 39.0 n.a.
Kenya n.a. 3.9 n.a.
Pakistan n.a. 4.9 n.a.
Indonesia n.a. 1.5 n.a.
Belgium n.a. 1.3 n.a.
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