Exporter Rank

102 / 121

Importer Rank

88 / 121

Trade Balance Rank

86 / 121

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2017) $1,309,718,443
Total Imports (2017) $5,818,098,181
Trade Balance (2017) ($4,508,379,738)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 31.55%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 45.52%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United States $589,247,961
Netherlands $157,117,812
Canada $125,610,001
Iceland $50,797,103
Russia $49,068,453
France $26,115,298
Georgia $20,897,375
China $18,615,639
Hong Kong $17,639,473
Cameroon $17,591,778

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
United States $2,541,777,247
Japan $365,945,769
China $364,573,574
Trinidad and Tobago $298,942,058
Colombia $282,594,553
Mexico $211,588,366
Nigeria $121,117,112
Germany $120,814,587
Thailand $115,358,389
Canada $97,978,121

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(28) Inorganic Chemicals $518,144,499
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $233,941,227
(22) Beverages $112,752,055
(26) Ores $92,450,183
(07) Vegetables $36,559,425
(09) Coffee & Spices $33,607,401
(20) Preserved Fruits & Vegetables $29,942,762
(21) Prepared Foods $28,362,880
(19) Cereal, Flour & Starch $21,337,564
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $18,604,330

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $1,423,264,167
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $681,032,725
(84) Industrial Machinery $471,081,918
(85) Electrical Machinery $301,614,490
(39) Plastics $199,493,928
(30) Pharmaceuticals $191,236,965
(10) Cereals $134,908,707
(28) Inorganic Chemicals $125,411,412
(22) Beverages $124,268,891
(21) Prepared Foods $110,995,879

Sources:

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