Exporter Rank

4 / 121

Importer Rank

4 / 121

Trade Balance Rank

11 / 121

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2017) $698,097,188,909
Total Imports (2017) $671,474,306,095
Trade Balance (2017) $26,622,882,814
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 16.12%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 15.15%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United States $135,059,633,504
China $132,785,531,077
South Korea $53,307,752,960
Hong Kong $35,437,095,849
Thailand $29,433,914,269
Singapore $22,653,930,177
Germany $18,945,367,635
Australia $16,010,838,104
Vietnam $15,053,934,935
United Kingdom $13,725,311,242

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $164,478,683,451
United States $73,833,310,708
Australia $38,968,125,905
South Korea $28,126,932,612
Saudi Arabia $27,773,880,974
Germany $23,421,221,526
Thailand $22,732,071,165
United Arab Emirates $20,741,993,704
Indonesia $19,825,780,659
Malaysia $19,272,817,709

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $146,225,783,949
(84) Industrial Machinery $138,413,771,000
(85) Electrical Machinery $105,556,513,648
(99) Items nesoi $44,042,587,112
(90) Precision Instruments $39,814,217,856
(72) Iron & Steel $27,988,367,422
(39) Plastics $25,140,942,386
(29) Organic Chemicals $17,883,901,023
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $15,198,200,806
(89) Ships & Boats $12,276,387,558

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $141,466,175,733
(85) Electrical Machinery $97,633,582,534
(84) Industrial Machinery $65,257,029,155
(90) Precision Instruments $25,519,882,474
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $22,416,702,198
(30) Pharmaceuticals $22,393,505,628
(26) Ores $20,430,159,107
(29) Organic Chemicals $15,879,405,442
(39) Plastics $15,053,429,910
(62) Apparel: Non Knit $13,557,135,473

Sources:

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