On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Vanuatu. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.

It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.

Type of Government: Parliamentary Republic
Population: 326,740 (2022)
GDP: 983.6 million USD (2022)
Corporate Tax Rate: 0%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 0%
Major Exports: The top exports of Vanuatu are Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($152M), Perfume Plants ($18.7M), Fish Fillets ($10M), Copra ($8.91M), and Molluscs ($5.62M), exporting mostly to Thailand ($86.1M), Japan ($55.5M), South Korea ($14.1M), Philippines ($12.9M), and China ($10.1M).
Major Imports: The top imports of Vanuatu are Refined Petroleum ($73.9M), Passenger and Cargo Ships ($19.9M), Poultry Meat ($9.55M), Broadcasting Equipment ($9.51M), and Delivery Trucks ($9.2M), importing mostly from China ($95.9M), Australia ($58.5M), Malaysia ($49M), New Zealand ($34.5M), and Fiji ($31.3M).