Exporter Rank

74 / 146

Importer Rank

80 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

57 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $10,655,796,413
Total Imports (2016) $11,361,004,402
Trade Balance (2016) ($705,207,989)
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$
Switzerland $1,868,671,702
India $1,557,740,787
United Arab Emirates $1,427,346,994
China $941,809,716
Vietnam $549,265,154
Netherlands $443,038,805
Burkina Faso $427,310,251
South Africa $350,763,476
Mali $299,600,191
Togo $289,491,731

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $1,964,589,969
United Kingdom $1,106,716,966
United States $881,810,050
Belgium $577,366,142
India $527,622,097
Germany $440,715,477
France $382,154,913
South Africa $332,993,119
United Arab Emirates $288,771,439
Turkey $287,915,050

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $4,431,941,379
(18) Cocoa $1,898,465,226
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $1,383,371,914
(08) Fruit & Nuts $992,357,746
(44) Wood $482,192,985
(39) Plastics $308,528,241
(28) Inorganic Chemicals $203,963,756
(26) Ores $143,264,684
(15) Fats & Oils $115,283,078
(30) Pharmaceuticals $78,328,633

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $1,788,571,093
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,514,585,461
(85) Electrical Machinery $1,005,468,443
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $514,821,659
(10) Cereals $467,023,355
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $463,829,844
(90) Precision Instruments $430,399,676
(39) Plastics $396,464,955
(48) Paper $343,724,068
(72) Iron & Steel $321,576,623

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2016) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 9/22/2018
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