Barbados Major Trade Partners


Buying and selling are essential for any country to develop its economy and maintain good relations with other nations. The first table below shows top trading partners of Barbados in terms of export sales (selling), including United States, Trinidad & Tobago, and United Kingdom. The second lists top trade partners of Barbados regarding import total (buying). That is, most products are imported from these countries to Barbados.

Barbados Major Exports

Market Value: 196 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Barbados Major Exports

Rank Country (Exports To) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%) Growth (% 5yr)
1 United States 57,360 29.21 47.29
2 Trinidad and Tobago 34,218 17.42 23.00
3 United Kingdom 31,401 15.99 5.32
4 Jamaica 14,508 7.39 17.81
5 Netherlands Antilles 13,524 6.89 976.55
6 St. Lucia 13,100 6.67 0.68
7 Canada 6,023 3.07 15.92
8 Switzerland 5,919 3.01 4,678.29
9 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4,295 2.19 (55.45)
10 St. Kitts and Nevis 3,799 1.93 (32.20)
11 Grenada 2,707 1.38 (62.13)
12 British Virgin Islands 2,474 1.26 44.44
13 Antigua and Barbuda 2,382 1.21 (56.15)
14 Germany 1,761 0.90 76.92
15 Bahamas 1,651 0.84 (13.12)
16 France 1,261 0.64 (63.58)

 

Barbados Major Imports

Market Value: 903 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Barbados Major Imports

Rank Country (Imports From) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%) Growth (% 5yr)
1 United States 324,234 35.92 (32.04)
2 Trinidad and Tobago 304,460 33.73 264.74
3 Japan 48,041 5.32 (20.43)
4 United Kingdom 25,142 2.79 (67.44)
5 New Zealand 21,745 2.41 33.09
6 Canada 19,993 2.21 (61.82)
7 Switzerland 18,678 2.07 362.94
8 France 17,914 1.98 7.40
9 Thailand 16,970 1.88 352.32
10 Sweden 15,238 1.69 139.60
11 Germany 14,056 1.56 (29.94)
12 China 13,062 1.45 (60.02)
13 Brazil 13,024 1.44 (38.04)
14 Mexico 8,475 0.94 (51.88)
15 Netherlands 7,319 0.81 (54.43)
16 South Korea 5,711 0.63 (84.11)
17 Denmark 4,834 0.54 14.00
18 St. Lucia 4,427 0.49 (14.79)
19 Italy 3,470 0.38 (63.07)
20 Turkey 2,748 0.30 48.22
21 Hong Kong 2,316 0.26 39.62
22 India 1,923 0.21 (21.54)
23 Uruguay 1,593 0.18 89.76
24 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 1,574 0.17 (60.96)
25 Spain 1,272 0.14 (87.41)
26 Mauritius 1,231 0.14 NA
27 Dominican Republic 1,155 0.13 (62.94)
28 Belgium 1,046 0.12 (77.79)
29 Colombia 1,004 0.11 (69.93)

 

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