Exporter Rank

111 / 127

Importer Rank

107 / 127

Trade Balance Rank

74 / 127

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2019) $912,832,375
Total Imports (2019) $2,940,940,382
Trade Balance (2019) ($2,028,108,007)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 31.01%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 35.6%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Belgium $151,113,946
Kenya $67,857,958
Egypt $65,718,107
South Africa $61,338,392
United States $49,903,803
Netherlands $36,150,175
China $35,287,335
Russia $32,905,545
Tanzania $31,896,985
Zambia $31,089,354

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $541,210,927
South Africa $490,890,608
United Arab Emirates $279,110,618
India $256,688,388
United Kingdom $224,202,953
Zambia $105,269,502
Japan $101,189,380
Kuwait $86,505,029
Norway $83,834,531
Tanzania $62,763,928

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(24) Tobacco $501,365,844
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $85,491,659
(09) Coffee & Spices $83,699,636
(12) Oil Seeds $61,236,376
(07) Vegetables $39,927,130
(08) Fruit & Nuts $32,013,892
(23) Animal Feeds $26,151,156
(84) Industrial Machinery $10,860,853
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $8,728,869
(39) Plastics $8,387,038

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $293,737,894
(49) Printed Material $282,298,613
(85) Electrical Machinery $237,307,625
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $231,989,812
(31) Fertilizers $214,876,823
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $214,750,597
(30) Pharmaceuticals $176,266,486
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $130,503,957
(39) Plastics $115,682,043
(72) Iron & Steel $74,568,016

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2019) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 10/4/2021
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