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Trade in Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands was the world’s 146th largest exporter of goods and 142nd largest exporter of commercial services in 2021. Export values were $371 and $44 million USD respectively. The Solomon Islands’s top export category was agricultural products, followed by manufactures, and fuels and mining products. In 2018, The Solomon Islands’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to China, Italy and India, with trade representing 60.22 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, The Solomon Islands’s import values were $556 and $141 million USD respectively in 2021. The Solomon Islands’s top import category was manufactures, followed by fuels and mining products and agricultural products. Leading import partners were Australia, Singapore and China. The Solomon Islands is part of 6 different Regional Trade Agreements, such as EU – Pacific States and Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG).
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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

Solomon Islands





WTO Membership Date

26 July 1996

Legal System

mixed legal system of English common law and customary law



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Additional Information

Financial Information

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Solomon Islands dollar

Exchange Rate

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Contact Information

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Industrial Property Offices

  • Registrar General's Office

  • Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Director
    Environment Health Division
    Department of Health and Medical Services
    Phone: +(677) 20831

    P.O. Box 349

Additional Information

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Last Reviewed: June, 2023

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