Exporter Rank

60 / 121

Importer Rank

68 / 121

Trade Balance Rank

31 / 121

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2017) $14,358,509,951
Total Imports (2017) $12,718,141,844
Trade Balance (2017) $1,640,368,107
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 39.92%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 50.72%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
India $2,689,424,006
China $2,381,361,084
Switzerland $1,660,098,199
South Africa $910,266,139
Netherlands $884,608,500
United Arab Emirates $800,769,245
Burkina Faso $490,656,645
Malaysia $454,298,025
United States $407,970,072
United Kingdom $329,469,633

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $2,134,176,113
United States $1,200,057,698
United Kingdom $1,099,103,121
Spain $754,551,583
Belgium $718,810,376
India $633,288,855
South Africa $410,863,909
Canada $363,511,976
Germany $341,512,263
Turkey $325,148,230

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $5,861,489,208
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $3,639,251,857
(18) Cocoa $2,433,741,812
(08) Fruit & Nuts $409,416,175
(39) Plastics $370,320,268
(44) Wood $189,033,140
(15) Fats & Oils $187,968,490
(26) Ores $186,085,864
(16) Prepared Meats $141,606,354
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $92,028,343

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $1,872,471,919
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,392,844,125
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $980,175,878
(85) Electrical Machinery $785,491,778
(10) Cereals $716,151,159
(48) Paper $524,195,997
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $517,462,976
(39) Plastics $468,530,380
(72) Iron & Steel $412,371,151
(15) Fats & Oils $341,717,145

Sources:

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