Exporter Rank

106 / 146

Importer Rank

108 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

94 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $2,193,836,161
Total Imports (2016) $4,654,906,199
Trade Balance (2016) ($2,461,070,038)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 42.07%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 55.06%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
France $325,356,613
United Kingdom $263,739,507
United States $249,796,553
South Africa $178,851,791
Madagascar $160,822,346
Italy $149,231,934
Spain $97,477,727
Vietnam $82,139,166
Netherlands $71,553,744
United Arab Emirates $63,334,226

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $824,514,909
India $767,959,237
France $365,118,794
South Africa $348,506,807
Germany $143,812,072
Japan $143,569,561
Spain $138,756,337
Italy $105,724,403
United Kingdom $101,254,041
United States $98,838,817

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(61) Apparel: Knit $333,676,395
(62) Apparel: Non Knit $326,099,567
(16) Prepared Meats $263,001,239
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $237,508,866
(03) Seafood $133,245,098
(85) Electrical Machinery $125,449,245
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $124,304,215
(09) Coffee & Spices $49,778,122
(52) Cotton $40,990,659
(90) Precision Instruments $38,998,709

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $637,794,702
(85) Electrical Machinery $422,054,030
(84) Industrial Machinery $369,570,726
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $304,198,080
(03) Seafood $295,775,065
(52) Cotton $144,264,016
(39) Plastics $125,710,200
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $125,190,632
(30) Pharmaceuticals $121,531,227
(04) Dairy Products $103,163,193

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2016) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 6/29/2018
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