Food exports as a share of merchandise exports


Sao Tome and Principe is the top country by food exports in the world. As of 2023, food exports in Sao Tome and Principe was 98.2 %. The top 5 countries also includes Maldives, Belize, Malawi, and Antigua and Barbuda.

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What is food exports?

Food comprises the commodities in SITC sections 0 (food and live animals), 1 (beverages and tobacco), and 4 (animal and vegetable oils and fats) and SITC division 22 (oil seeds, oil nuts, and oil kernels).