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Trade in Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau was the world’s 176th-largest exporter of goods and 194th-largest exporter of commercial services in 2021. Export values were $215 and $20 million USD respectively. The main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to the India, Singapore, the European Union, with trade representing 43.64 per cent of GDP.
In terms of imports, Guinea-Bissau is the world’s 194th importer of goods and 184th largest importer of commercial services. Import values were $355 and $147 million USD respectively in 2021. Guinea-Bissau’s leading import partners were the European Union, Senegal, Thailand. Guinea-Bissau is part of 1 Regional Trade Agreements,  Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Republic of Guinea-Bissau





WTO Membership Date

31 May 1995

Legal System

mixed legal system of civil law, which incorporated Portuguese law at independence and influenced by Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA), African Francophone Public Law, and customary law



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Financial Information

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Contact Information

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Copyright Offices

  • Guinean Copyright Society

  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, Youth and Sports

Industrial Property Offices

  • General Directorate of Industrial Property

  • Ministry of Energy, Industry and Natural Resources

TBT Enquiry Points

Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Direcçao de Serviços de Normalizaçao e Promoçao da Qualidade (DSNPQ)
    Contact Person: Mr. SOARES VAZ, Director
    Phone: +(245) 202172

    Av. 3 de Agosto

    [email protected]

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Last Reviewed: June, 2023

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