Exporter Rank

112 / 127

Importer Rank

108 / 127

Trade Balance Rank

76 / 127

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2019) $851,648,437
Total Imports (2019) $2,904,571,635
Trade Balance (2019) ($2,052,923,198)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2020) [2] 19.87%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2020) [2] 24.96%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Bangladesh $229,243,491
India $120,823,864
Vietnam $88,400,420
China $62,866,142
Nigeria $48,202,357
Denmark $30,379,169
Egypt $29,296,459
Niger $26,485,280
Malaysia $25,139,364
Burkina Faso $19,660,051

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
India $396,572,819
China $321,232,714
Togo $316,638,574
France $255,553,724
Thailand $157,200,549
Belgium $110,149,972
United Arab Emirates $99,507,352
Morocco $83,342,562
Netherlands $76,342,602
Russia $76,147,184

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(52) Cotton $467,497,878
(08) Fruit & Nuts $77,720,024
(12) Oil Seeds $62,569,322
(15) Fats & Oils $33,271,627
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $25,646,046
(44) Wood $25,375,065
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $24,884,817
(72) Iron & Steel $23,630,700
(02) Meat $19,729,617
(23) Animal Feeds $15,595,654

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $582,071,544
(10) Cereals $580,364,979
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $208,376,169
(84) Industrial Machinery $144,177,775
(15) Fats & Oils $121,706,514
(30) Pharmaceuticals $119,905,198
(31) Fertilizers $111,266,240
(02) Meat $105,111,541
(03) Seafood $104,697,430
(72) Iron & Steel $91,755,940

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2019) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 10/4/2021
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