Exporter Rank

120 / 146

Importer Rank

123 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

61 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $927,241,624
Total Imports (2016) $1,860,691,131
Trade Balance (2016) ($933,449,507)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 17.17%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 31.53%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
France $289,933,424
Thailand $107,599,071
Malaysia $103,088,213
Nigeria $87,718,600
Mali $52,226,545
China $49,533,245
United States $36,357,590
Switzerland $35,702,252
Burkina Faso $31,930,471
India $24,461,946

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
France $527,395,473
China $300,877,363
United States $144,661,888
Nigeria $108,445,521
Thailand $107,604,419
India $65,740,578
Japan $59,950,265
Malaysia $54,555,525
Ghana $52,598,832
Germany $47,274,553

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(26) Ores $298,936,019
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $152,657,924
(10) Cereals $134,153,333
(15) Fats & Oils $131,830,040
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $35,477,791
(19) Cereal, Flour & Starch $31,733,975
(52) Cotton $27,811,171
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $24,611,204
(07) Vegetables $13,512,538
(88) Aircraft $11,587,490

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(88) Aircraft $381,282,267
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $176,448,263
(10) Cereals $160,972,431
(84) Industrial Machinery $148,043,690
(85) Electrical Machinery $133,726,894
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $91,074,668
(15) Fats & Oils $78,572,485
(30) Pharmaceuticals $73,592,596
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $67,397,789
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $40,584,204

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2016) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 4/27/2018
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