Exporter Rank

115 / 152

Importer Rank

124 / 152

Trade Balance Rank

68 / 152

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2018) $2,051,854,542
Total Imports (2018) $3,183,164,116
Trade Balance (2018) ($1,131,309,574)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 41.84%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 52.37%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
China $654,166,489
Spain $309,999,516
Switzerland $193,300,475
Japan $186,859,309
Russia $137,032,290
Cote d'Ivoire $93,998,592
Germany $69,836,927
Italy $66,546,709
Togo $44,383,412
Nigeria $34,878,383

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
United Arab Emirates $458,260,456
Spain $349,942,036
Belgium $347,229,508
China $242,239,546
United Kingdom $198,745,289
France $190,578,191
Netherlands $184,863,428
Morocco $158,443,757
Japan $138,292,867
Russia $116,982,433

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(03) Seafood $892,269,924
(26) Ores $734,278,770
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $201,159,530
(23) Animal Feeds $153,889,778
(15) Fats & Oils $45,502,273
(28) Inorganic Chemicals $9,986,596
(16) Prepared Meats $7,604,154
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $2,163,412
(31) Fertilizers $1,698,138
(41) Hides & Leather $974,984

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $1,044,496,467
(84) Industrial Machinery $526,774,775
(10) Cereals $209,594,120
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $150,757,664
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $137,514,326
(39) Plastics $105,911,692
(04) Dairy Products $93,285,856
(85) Electrical Machinery $88,549,661
(15) Fats & Oils $56,145,192
(07) Vegetables $49,553,711

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2018) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 11/17/2020
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