Exporter Rank

67 / 121

Importer Rank

63 / 121

Trade Balance Rank

103 / 121

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2017) $8,855,644,902
Total Imports (2017) $19,524,253,471
Trade Balance (2017) ($10,668,608,569)
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 $4,715,909,981
Haiti $852,525,405
Canada $787,909,449
India $578,299,742
Switzerland $244,593,582
Netherlands $176,987,776
United Kingdom $102,347,670
Belgium $92,272,820
Germany $91,900,734
Spain $86,639,218

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
United States $8,675,109,355
China $2,577,906,245
Mexico $899,620,942
Brazil $664,527,002
Spain $639,889,357
Trinidad and Tobago $455,013,860
Colombia $409,505,493
Japan $375,825,979
Germany $321,569,130
South Korea $301,025,642

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $1,966,973,317
(90) Precision Instruments $990,631,011
(24) Tobacco $843,502,125
(85) Electrical Machinery $729,954,801
(30) Pharmaceuticals $448,815,156
(61) Apparel: Knit $431,061,003
(64) Footwear $346,087,193
(39) Plastics $315,809,040
(08) Fruit & Nuts $296,694,303
(72) Iron & Steel $285,309,193

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $3,237,395,670
(85) Electrical Machinery $1,656,646,341
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,494,765,998
(39) Plastics $1,432,995,418
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $1,413,514,531
(30) Pharmaceuticals $619,829,049
(48) Paper $538,226,737
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $534,140,079
(72) Iron & Steel $489,999,904
(10) Cereals $412,230,671

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2017) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 9/22/2018
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