Exporter Rank

73 / 127

Importer Rank

72 / 127

Trade Balance Rank

92 / 127

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2019) $11,451,993,076
Total Imports (2019) $16,106,274,382
Trade Balance (2019) ($4,654,281,306)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 33.79%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 32.23%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United States $4,849,088,225
Netherlands $720,812,583
Belgium $706,370,052
Guatemala $595,427,859
Panama $591,617,066
Nicaragua $453,334,193
Honduras $394,846,531
El Salvador $309,334,634
Japan $243,809,850
Dominican Republic $233,785,002

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
United States $6,190,668,468
China $2,123,512,275
Mexico $1,087,646,194
Guatemala $398,643,699
Germany $384,581,628
Japan $353,553,331
Brazil $348,364,439
Colombia $318,160,612
Spain $258,465,253
Netherlands $242,467,034

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(90) Precision Instruments $3,650,042,883
(08) Fruit & Nuts $2,159,022,579
(21) Prepared Foods $593,870,711
(85) Electrical Machinery $471,593,440
(39) Plastics $378,905,046
(20) Preserved Fruits & Vegetables $334,587,579
(30) Pharmaceuticals $324,963,702
(09) Coffee & Spices $285,592,000
(40) Rubber $270,324,408
(07) Vegetables $172,184,871

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $1,689,749,945
(85) Electrical Machinery $1,630,330,393
(39) Plastics $1,394,006,504
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,338,210,897
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $957,423,461
(30) Pharmaceuticals $818,632,177
(90) Precision Instruments $794,028,286
(48) Paper $655,047,925
(72) Iron & Steel $489,333,294
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $487,870,157

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2019) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 1/31/2021
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