Here are the top 10 countries where Togo’s imports came from in Q3 2022 (value-based)
Togo’s imports in Q3 2022 were valued at CFA511.17 billion, against CFA140.8 billion for exports. It thus recorded a commercial deficit of about CFA370 billion that quarter.
According to the source, the National Institute for Statistics (INSEED), Belgium was Togo’s leading goods supplier during the period concerned. The value of imports from the European country stood at CFA128.16 billion (for 176,620 tons of goods), which is 25% of the total value of goods that Togo imported in Q3 2022.
After Belgium, China was next. The value of goods imported from the Asian country was CFA68.6 billion (13.4% of the total). France followed (CFA52.5 billion, 10.3%) closing the top 3.
Then there are the Netherlands (5.5%), the United States (4.2%), India (3.7%), Kuwait (3.1%), Russia (2.4%), Malaysia (2.3%), and the United Arab Emirates (2%).
These 10 countries, together, contributed 72% of Togo’s imports in the quarter reviewed, in terms of value.