Exporter Rank

66 / 127

Importer Rank

79 / 127

Trade Balance Rank

25 / 127

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2019) $16,768,275,189
Total Imports (2019) $10,439,795,453
Trade Balance (2019) $6,328,479,736
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 35.98%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 35.4%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
China $2,808,596,668
Switzerland $2,465,917,249
India $2,380,130,989
South Africa $1,971,003,518
Netherlands $966,313,526
United Arab Emirates $899,160,052
United States $704,281,795
United Kingdom $415,118,204
France $377,025,238
Italy $308,764,936

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $1,895,911,018
United States $976,222,409
United Kingdom $685,550,938
India $582,202,201
Belgium $532,885,262
Turkey $466,793,059
South Africa $357,610,602
Vietnam $316,540,196
United Arab Emirates $275,842,885
Canada $266,482,942

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $6,199,720,355
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $5,315,922,521
(18) Cocoa $2,714,504,313
(26) Ores $394,815,449
(08) Fruit & Nuts $367,242,320
(39) Plastics $224,400,624
(15) Fats & Oils $192,164,769
(16) Prepared Meats $146,383,937
(44) Wood $125,371,551
(28) Inorganic Chemicals $123,131,711

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $1,691,759,690
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,360,270,541
(85) Electrical Machinery $685,024,806
(10) Cereals $522,913,947
(39) Plastics $499,851,680
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $391,476,023
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $373,825,026
(72) Iron & Steel $359,244,506
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $299,894,944
(44) Wood $297,464,268

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2019) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 11/17/2020
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