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Trade in Vanuatu

Vanuatu was the world’s 185th largest exporter of goods in 2022. Export values were $61 million USD. Vanuatu’s trade representing 68.51 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Vanuatu is the world’s 200th largest importer of goods. Import values were $349 million USD in 2022. Vanuatu is part of 4 different Regional Trade Agreements, including Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) and Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus (PACER Plus).
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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 Vanuatu




Port Vila

WTO Membership Date

24 August 2012

Legal System

mixed legal system of English common law, French law, and customary law


Bislama, English, French

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Additional Information

Financial Information

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Vanuatu vatu

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Contact Information

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Industrial Property Offices

  • Vanuatu Intellectual Property Office

  • Ministry of Tourism, Trade, Industry, Commerce, and Ni-Vanuatu Business

Additional Information

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Links to other helpful resources

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Last Reviewed: June, 2024

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