Exporter Rank

101 / 127

Importer Rank

105 / 127

Trade Balance Rank

66 / 127

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2019) $2,266,469,717
Total Imports (2019) $3,519,829,183
Trade Balance (2019) ($1,253,359,466)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2020) [2] 41.14%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2020) [2] 49.53%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
China $875,592,137
Spain $344,288,792
Japan $190,340,692
Russia $161,709,446
Italy $107,064,064
Cote d'Ivoire $85,402,828
Germany $73,593,566
France $58,035,844
Nigeria $44,494,986
Australia $43,302,588

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
United Arab Emirates $468,309,540
Spain $401,587,960
China $377,888,305
Belgium $281,895,063
France $274,003,261
Netherlands $145,813,406
Russia $142,706,989
United States $119,845,972
Morocco $94,199,999
Japan $90,198,073

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(26) Ores $1,092,522,594
(03) Seafood $955,606,546
(23) Animal Feeds $134,546,390
(15) Fats & Oils $40,210,100
(28) Inorganic Chemicals $25,041,605
(16) Prepared Meats $9,417,797
(31) Fertilizers $3,347,006
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $3,227,251
(41) Hides & Leather $651,628
(08) Fruit & Nuts $549,626

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $1,046,278,008
(84) Industrial Machinery $381,006,256
(89) Ships & Boats $258,326,094
(10) Cereals $210,836,290
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $186,231,356
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $160,528,893
(85) Electrical Machinery $128,824,677
(04) Dairy Products $118,607,223
(82) Tools & Cutlery $74,572,696
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $59,882,835

Sources:

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