Sierra Leone: Trade Statistics

Exports
Exporter Rank
122/136
Imports
Importer Rank
118/136
Balance
Trade Balance Rank
68/136
Note: UN Comtrade Data (2014) are used for computing ranks.

Total Trade

Total Exports (2014) $279,253,414
Total Imports (2014) $2,056,845,870
Trade Balance (2014) -$1,777,592,456
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) Source: The World Bank (2014) 41.33%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) Source: The World Bank (2014) 41.4%

Trade Partners

Top 10 Export
Partners
Export Volume ($)
China $241,275,568
Guinea $8,316,212
Netherlands $7,937,956
Cote d'Ivoire $4,322,575
Nigeria $4,098,068
United Kingdom $3,175,596
Liberia $2,835,661
Burkina Faso $1,990,654
Cameroon $1,777,766
Belgium $1,408,399
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Percentage Distribution
Top 10 Import
Partners
Import Volume ($)
Benin $733,141,832
Belgium $291,819,683
China $169,210,322
United Arab Emirates $161,999,484
United Kingdom $131,440,228
Lebanon $65,771,618
India $52,248,539
Cote d'Ivoire $50,267,664
South Africa $47,061,666
United States $44,530,377
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Percentage Distribution

Traded Goods (at the 2-digit HS Code level)

Top 10 Export
Goods (by HS Code)
Export Volume ($)
26 Ores, Slag and Ash (Ores) $237,271,509
87 Vehicles Other Than Railway or Tramway Rolling Stock, and Parts and Accessories Thereof (Motor Vehicles & Parts) $9,600,682
39 Plastics and Articles Thereof (Plastics) $8,095,229
84 Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery and Mechanical Appliances; Parts Thereof (Industrial Machinery) $7,534,031
18 Cocoa and Cocoa Preparations (Cocoa) $6,648,062
72 Iron and Steel (Iron & Steel) $4,108,037
20 Preparations of Vegetables, Fruit, Nuts, or Other Parts of Plants (Preserved Fruits & Vegetables) $2,301,386
03 Fish and Crustaceans, Molluscs and Other Aquatic Invertebrates (Seafood) $1,347,111
73 Articles of Iron or Steel (Iron & Steel Articles) $865,686
09 Coffee, Tea, Mate'and Spices (Coffee & Spices) $269,226
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Percentage Distribution

Sources:

UN Comtrade (2014) except where stated otherwise.
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