Exporter Rank

130 / 146

Importer Rank

118 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

86 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $409,752,038
Total Imports (2016) $2,630,157,599
Trade Balance (2016) ($2,220,405,561)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 30.55%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 39.66%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
India $63,099,698
Malaysia $53,988,436
Bangladesh $41,949,748
China $27,283,294
Nigeria $27,090,635
Niger $24,686,673
Togo $14,943,095
Egypt $13,503,180
Vietnam $13,192,180
Cote d'Ivoire $12,086,088

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
India $391,720,944
Thailand $326,504,546
France $264,930,962
China $221,437,355
Togo $191,347,151
Netherlands $125,348,763
Belgium $122,625,049
Malaysia $66,479,314
United Arab Emirates $64,634,914
United States $58,714,474

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(52) Cotton $186,693,279
(08) Fruit & Nuts $55,130,505
(15) Fats & Oils $25,327,908
(72) Iron & Steel $20,528,860
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $18,061,188
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $16,952,854
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $14,629,245
(12) Oil Seeds $12,195,025
(84) Industrial Machinery $11,061,372
(23) Animal Feeds $6,973,847

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(10) Cereals $774,068,716
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $473,148,293
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $206,682,295
(02) Meat $167,804,103
(03) Seafood $115,666,605
(84) Industrial Machinery $100,499,824
(30) Pharmaceuticals $81,934,802
(15) Fats & Oils $75,859,022
(85) Electrical Machinery $61,965,889
(72) Iron & Steel $60,796,688

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2016) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 4/27/2018
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