Exporter Rank

97 / 121

Importer Rank

100 / 121

Trade Balance Rank

61 / 121

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2017) $1,989,430,771
Total Imports (2017) $3,522,418,198
Trade Balance (2017) ($1,532,987,427)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 43.18%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 66.09%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
China $698,317,324
Switzerland $306,403,048
Spain $230,994,985
Japan $142,531,467
Italy $101,136,173
Germany $98,656,574
Russia $95,725,652
Cote d'Ivoire $60,584,296
Nigeria $38,582,528
Turkey $35,868,124

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
South Korea $636,858,965
United Arab Emirates $313,831,842
Norway $276,160,279
Belgium $229,417,196
Netherlands $216,186,241
Spain $177,761,099
France $173,949,071
China $162,136,479
United States $150,967,160
Morocco $108,016,517

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(26) Ores $813,418,857
(03) Seafood $670,640,548
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $312,088,120
(23) Animal Feeds $139,580,151
(15) Fats & Oils $34,669,597
(28) Inorganic Chemicals $7,423,870
(16) Prepared Meats $4,889,125
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $1,970,387
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $1,119,999
(31) Fertilizers $1,072,218

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(89) Ships & Boats $1,247,326,540
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $644,011,191
(84) Industrial Machinery $306,395,127
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $152,869,494
(10) Cereals $135,187,001
(85) Electrical Machinery $127,454,604
(04) Dairy Products $78,560,108
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $72,237,247
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $59,200,319
(15) Fats & Oils $56,945,221

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2017) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 9/22/2018
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