Exporter Rank

80 / 146

Importer Rank

71 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

124 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $8,744,920,007
Total Imports (2016) $17,788,807,960
Trade Balance (2016) ($9,043,887,953)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 24.83%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 28.09%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United States $4,570,999,470
Haiti $800,176,480
Canada $770,264,546
India $591,617,846
Switzerland $338,077,246
Netherlands $210,266,318
United Kingdom $144,251,944
China $118,940,913
Germany $103,725,218
Spain $98,261,907

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
United States $7,497,838,440
China $2,338,454,039
Mexico $1,017,484,739
Brazil $759,807,766
Spain $605,919,145
Italy $505,910,774
Japan $414,344,580
Colombia $340,993,989
France $327,070,690
Germany $305,947,263

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $2,050,824,027
(90) Precision Instruments $1,107,990,283
(24) Tobacco $764,897,606
(85) Electrical Machinery $601,852,655
(61) Apparel: Knit $445,598,395
(64) Footwear $372,685,595
(08) Fruit & Nuts $327,447,658
(30) Pharmaceuticals $325,597,914
(39) Plastics $289,255,302
(62) Apparel: Non Knit $241,513,958

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $2,433,080,500
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,799,361,449
(85) Electrical Machinery $1,493,964,094
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $1,410,467,066
(39) Plastics $1,308,053,658
(30) Pharmaceuticals $605,497,346
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $466,069,096
(48) Paper $450,996,300
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $421,302,115
(52) Cotton $383,017,837

Sources:

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