Exporter Rank

96 / 127

Importer Rank

103 / 127

Trade Balance Rank

61 / 127

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2019) $3,263,040,981
Total Imports (2019) $4,252,948,090
Trade Balance (2019) ($989,907,109)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 25.37%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 31.36%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Switzerland $1,791,281,860
India $574,333,798
Singapore $211,401,922
Cote d'Ivoire $178,497,617
France $104,665,141
Ghana $88,819,320
Denmark $31,506,349
Niger $30,611,886
Togo $27,122,020
Vietnam $26,607,498

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $519,476,231
Cote d'Ivoire $451,623,179
Russia $335,835,901
France $312,126,939
Ghana $293,108,101
United States $270,910,485
India $239,815,657
Germany $121,624,247
Japan $115,703,931
Netherlands $94,596,980

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $2,272,928,293
(52) Cotton $355,478,404
(79) Zinc $155,190,577
(12) Oil Seeds $141,818,774
(08) Fruit & Nuts $119,268,214
(15) Fats & Oils $35,311,287
(84) Industrial Machinery $35,040,128
(88) Aircraft $29,954,017
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $19,975,671
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $14,138,736

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $1,201,968,133
(84) Industrial Machinery $514,096,377
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $359,533,961
(85) Electrical Machinery $276,784,071
(30) Pharmaceuticals $216,448,623
(72) Iron & Steel $158,531,936
(10) Cereals $158,190,105
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $147,830,736
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $104,800,463
(39) Plastics $100,923,899

Sources:

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