Sectoral diversification in destination for Barbados's exports
SectorSector's export growth in value (% p.a) 2012-2016Share of top 3 importing countries in sector’s exportsList of the top 3 importing countries
2012201620122016
Leather products21.5 %98.3 %97.2 %United States of America ; France ; CanadaUnited States of America ; France ; Panama
IT & consumable electronics20.0 %65.3 %74.2 %United States of America ; Area Nes ; GuyanaTrinidad and Tobago ; Antigua and Barbuda ; United States of America
Miscellaneous manufacturing13.3 %74.1 %83.5 %United States of America ; Switzerland ; ChinaUnited States of America ; China ; Area Nes
Unclassified products11.1 %52.7 %65.0 %United States of America ; Guyana ; United KingdomUnited States of America ; United Kingdom ; Canada
Clothing9.3 %86.8 %81.4 %United States of America ; Area Nes ; FranceUnited States of America ; France ; Panama
Basic manufactures7.1 %48.2 %57.5 %Trinidad and Tobago ; Guyana ; JamaicaGuyana ; Jamaica ; Area Nes
Textiles6.6 %78.6 %86.2 %United States of America ; Area Nes ; GrenadaUnited States of America ; Area Nes ; Grenada
Transport equipment2.3 %72.4 %75.4 %United States of America ; Bermuda ; United KingdomUnited Kingdom ; United States of America ; Trinidad and Tobago
Wood products-0.9 %50.4 %49.9 %Area Nes ; Guyana ; Trinidad and TobagoArea Nes ; United States of America ; Guyana
Electronic components-1.9 %89.5 %87.3 %United States of America ; United Kingdom ; Trinidad and TobagoUnited States of America ; United Kingdom ; Republic of Korea
Processed food-5.8 %63.0 %46.4 %United States of America ; United Kingdom ; Area NesUnited States of America ; Area Nes ; Trinidad and Tobago
Fresh food-6.4 %56.1 %52.1 %Italy ; United States of America ; United KingdomUnited States of America ; Grenada ; United Kingdom
Chemicals-6.4 %53.3 %43.0 %Area Nes ; Trinidad and Tobago ; United States of AmericaArea Nes ; Trinidad and Tobago ; Jamaica
Non-electronic machinery-6.7 %71.4 %77.3 %Trinidad and Tobago ; United States of America ; SurinameTrinidad and Tobago ; United States of America ; Grenada
Minerals-16.7 %99.3 %97.9 %Area Nes ; Trinidad and Tobago ; United States of AmericaArea Nes ; Trinidad and Tobago ; United States of America
Source: ITC Trade Competitiveness Map.