Exporter Rank

99 / 146

Importer Rank

70 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

131 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $2,976,561,583
Total Imports (2016) $18,702,745,744
Trade Balance (2016) ($15,726,184,161)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 23.6%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 46.37%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
South Africa $628,269,435
Saudi Arabia $266,661,564
United Arab Emirates $238,670,899
Syria $198,871,097
Iraq $161,701,163
Jordan $99,614,624
Switzerland $94,153,695
Qatar $75,718,687
Kuwait $75,588,729
Turkey $71,502,254

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $2,094,004,562
Italy $1,408,954,227
United States $1,184,084,572
Germany $1,161,071,729
Greece $1,074,134,204
Egypt $773,643,938
Russia $718,575,365
France $715,821,509
Turkey $664,738,639
Netherlands $645,804,482

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $828,304,539
(84) Industrial Machinery $169,932,263
(85) Electrical Machinery $163,658,698
(39) Plastics $130,309,190
(33) Cosmetics $123,637,317
(20) Preserved Fruits & Vegetables $108,524,126
(21) Prepared Foods $88,569,542
(08) Fruit & Nuts $73,467,361
(49) Printed Material $72,914,245
(74) Copper $72,540,911

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $3,678,152,669
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $1,732,368,187
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $1,252,720,456
(30) Pharmaceuticals $1,213,949,428
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,098,696,040
(85) Electrical Machinery $780,446,444
(39) Plastics $596,306,945
(72) Iron & Steel $582,869,517
(62) Apparel: Non Knit $312,396,993
(01) Live Animals $310,655,103

Sources:

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