Exporter Rank

78 / 121

Importer Rank

66 / 121

Trade Balance Rank

106 / 121

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2017) $5,747,414,819
Total Imports (2017) $16,690,197,046
Trade Balance (2017) ($10,942,782,227)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 13.93%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 25.47%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Pakistan $619,675,289
Uganda $597,969,780
United States $457,276,291
Netherlands $424,596,059
United Kingdom $372,946,537
Tanzania $275,903,935
United Arab Emirates $255,096,052
Somalia $190,199,146
Egypt $183,850,682
Democratic Republic of the Congo $182,632,785

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $3,778,496,948
India $1,648,381,393
United Arab Emirates $1,338,352,213
Saudi Arabia $1,108,594,725
Japan $789,926,980
South Africa $598,562,713
United States $556,715,003
Indonesia $550,026,227
Germany $415,831,559
Uganda $406,666,788

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(09) Coffee & Spices $1,667,675,605
(06) Live Plants $595,658,283
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $353,721,557
(07) Vegetables $209,179,484
(62) Apparel: Non Knit $190,341,200
(08) Fruit & Nuts $180,799,270
(26) Ores $177,308,494
(24) Tobacco $134,217,309
(39) Plastics $129,548,533
(30) Pharmaceuticals $124,200,543

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $2,741,477,117
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,828,048,738
(85) Electrical Machinery $1,121,464,808
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $1,114,117,106
(10) Cereals $1,111,374,186
(72) Iron & Steel $734,515,367
(39) Plastics $673,931,861
(15) Fats & Oils $656,944,118
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $594,853,810
(30) Pharmaceuticals $518,406,641

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2017) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 12/1/2018
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