Exporter Rank

93 / 119

Importer Rank

63 / 119

Trade Balance Rank

105 / 119

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2018) $2,952,759,932
Total Imports (2018) $19,982,944,051
Trade Balance (2018) ($17,030,184,119)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 23.34%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 39.61%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United Arab Emirates $457,394,088
Saudi Arabia $212,447,505
Syria $205,384,776
South Africa $174,045,690
Iraq $147,282,781
Qatar $133,435,286
Switzerland $130,772,059
Turkey $127,149,737
Jordan $85,689,933
Kuwait $76,531,521

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $2,048,777,924
Greece $1,708,398,896
Italy $1,591,053,919
United States $1,438,773,523
Germany $1,168,975,763
Turkey $948,900,056
France $707,133,749
United Arab Emirates $588,637,999
Russia $567,559,118
Egypt $548,867,532

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $648,251,665
(39) Plastics $177,140,080
(85) Electrical Machinery $170,174,173
(84) Industrial Machinery $151,547,711
(72) Iron & Steel $123,281,113
(33) Cosmetics $121,725,343
(20) Preserved Fruits & Vegetables $104,687,177
(74) Copper $93,782,601
(08) Fruit & Nuts $77,946,708
(48) Paper $72,632,117

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $4,068,172,057
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $1,609,447,511
(30) Pharmaceuticals $1,329,667,328
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $1,249,806,719
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,231,634,372
(85) Electrical Machinery $1,090,408,673
(72) Iron & Steel $667,735,186
(39) Plastics $638,376,425
(01) Live Animals $418,991,844
(04) Dairy Products $359,738,693

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2018) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 6/3/2020
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