Exporter Rank

109 / 119

Importer Rank

103 / 119

Trade Balance Rank

67 / 119

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2018) $181,711,401
Total Imports (2018) $2,961,026,844
Trade Balance (2018) ($2,779,315,443)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 69.09%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 77.18%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Thailand $65,889,361
Germany $23,093,835
United Kingdom $16,767,064
United States $15,037,745
France $13,442,813
Italy $7,936,643
Sri Lanka $6,204,960
Switzerland $5,658,911
Vietnam $3,751,461
Spain $3,656,623

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
United Arab Emirates $536,758,059
China $488,344,144
Singapore $369,162,186
India $286,674,434
Malaysia $232,287,246
Sri Lanka $165,352,475
Thailand $124,230,647
Turkey $86,575,489
Indonesia $62,935,174
Germany $55,429,763

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(03) Seafood $134,561,884
(16) Prepared Meats $40,524,561
(23) Animal Feeds $3,302,937
(72) Iron & Steel $2,010,871
(74) Copper $486,296
(85) Electrical Machinery $272,608
(89) Ships & Boats $272,021
(76) Aluminum $110,102
(39) Plastics $71,689
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $26,312

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $467,613,222
(84) Industrial Machinery $295,118,177
(85) Electrical Machinery $258,203,048
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $172,191,723
(44) Wood $130,150,721
(94) Furniture $129,077,402
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $115,749,749
(39) Plastics $96,474,911
(72) Iron & Steel $87,808,745
(88) Aircraft $85,559,449

Sources:

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