Exporter Rank

105 / 135

Importer Rank

65 / 134

Trade Balance Rank

122 / 134

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $1,723,892,053
Total Imports (2016) $19,120,743,254
Trade Balance (2016) ($17,396,851,201)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 8.01%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 27.78%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United States $169,446,868
Saudi Arabia $167,111,227
Germany $148,318,495
Switzerland $130,810,096
China $88,693,600
United Arab Emirates $86,025,777
Pakistan $75,996,657
Japan $59,842,063
Italy $58,828,850
Belgium $53,425,172

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $6,095,987,645
United States $1,681,886,324
India $1,425,330,717
Kuwait $1,062,332,437
Japan $797,179,318
Italy $764,671,935
Turkey $684,801,787
Sweden $508,846,480
United Arab Emirates $473,132,883
Bahrain $430,231,011

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(09) Coffee & Spices $745,935,871
(07) Vegetables $273,678,234
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $139,451,781
(02) Meat $102,422,853
(41) Hides & Leather $78,128,531
(64) Footwear $43,804,810
(90) Precision Instruments $41,540,255
(61) Apparel: Knit $38,235,311
(85) Electrical Machinery $31,957,167
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $29,957,332

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $3,216,610,661
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $2,109,980,034
(85) Electrical Machinery $2,068,173,978
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $1,672,980,348
(72) Iron & Steel $1,055,241,709
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $960,564,103
(30) Pharmaceuticals $782,731,820
(39) Plastics $667,041,599
(88) Aircraft $654,294,392
(15) Fats & Oils $608,251,838

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2016) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 4/27/2018
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