Exporter Rank

77 / 121

Importer Rank

70 / 121

Trade Balance Rank

87 / 121

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2017) $5,760,014,842
Total Imports (2017) $10,592,788,531
Trade Balance (2017) ($4,832,773,689)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 27.64%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 44.91%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United States $2,588,431,126
Honduras $796,858,281
Guatemala $792,227,922
Nicaragua $430,854,710
Costa Rica $261,837,037
Panama $121,764,374
Mexico $112,639,712
Dominican Republic $83,458,547
Spain $48,301,706
China $47,193,832

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
United States $3,371,162,728
China $1,446,747,847
Guatemala $1,047,571,173
Mexico $878,063,590
Honduras $584,829,074
Nicaragua $269,335,645
Costa Rica $250,057,496
Japan $237,266,449
South Korea $230,191,317
Germany $186,079,493

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(61) Apparel: Knit $1,902,748,336
(39) Plastics $368,946,108
(85) Electrical Machinery $309,305,423
(62) Apparel: Non Knit $283,890,617
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $283,703,378
(48) Paper $275,995,105
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $182,609,767
(60) Knitted Fabrics $160,675,253
(30) Pharmaceuticals $139,733,294
(72) Iron & Steel $136,691,029

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $1,410,026,154
(85) Electrical Machinery $810,045,709
(84) Industrial Machinery $708,117,155
(39) Plastics $646,268,979
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $520,694,519
(61) Apparel: Knit $359,524,001
(30) Pharmaceuticals $348,613,969
(72) Iron & Steel $325,153,273
(48) Paper $294,920,495
(60) Knitted Fabrics $276,360,915

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2017) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 12/1/2018
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