Exporter Rank

125 / 146

Importer Rank

98 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

116 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $596,455,337
Total Imports (2016) $6,534,140,413
Trade Balance (2016) ($5,937,685,076)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 6.9%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 49.02%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Pakistan $283,316,886
India $230,037,526
Iran $18,822,947
Turkey $12,147,012
Iraq $11,184,770
United Arab Emirates $9,368,012
China $4,754,161
Germany $4,405,604
Kazakhstan $3,988,416
Russia $3,486,361

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
Iran $1,265,139,067
Pakistan $1,198,759,334
China $1,092,707,519
Kazakhstan $621,624,666
Uzbekistan $399,144,420
Turkmenistan $355,401,308
Malaysia $264,863,333
Japan $248,690,628
United Arab Emirates $200,385,452
India $152,876,873

Traded Goods [1] (at the 2-digit HS Code level)

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(08) Fruit & Nuts $221,464,879
(13) Gums & Resins $85,858,029
(12) Oil Seeds $64,943,846
(57) Carpet $38,984,153
(07) Vegetables $34,483,738
(10) Cereals $33,894,919
(09) Coffee & Spices $30,827,588
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $27,672,616
(51) Wool $17,267,141
(41) Hides & Leather $16,049,383

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(99) Items nesoi $1,012,740,935
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $1,008,081,868
(11) Milling Products $668,231,299
(90) Precision Instruments $410,235,424
(58) Lace & Tapestries $334,519,589
(84) Industrial Machinery $321,126,987
(15) Fats & Oils $316,489,767
(72) Iron & Steel $231,568,740
(85) Electrical Machinery $230,454,790
(18) Cocoa $223,436,676

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2016) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 6/29/2018
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