Exporter Rank

49 / 135

Importer Rank

51 / 134

Trade Balance Rank

82 / 134

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $32,883,045,467
Total Imports (2016) $35,194,301,007
Trade Balance (2016) ($2,311,255,540)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2015) [2] 10.63%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2015) [2] 10.49%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
India $5,933,828,980
United States $3,976,135,511
Spain $3,029,877,110
Netherlands $2,573,547,845
France $2,064,425,515
South Africa $1,800,080,137
Indonesia $1,273,115,233
United Kingdom $1,159,401,050
Canada $895,184,019
Cote d'Ivoire $842,970,969

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $6,922,913,266
Belgium $4,267,635,120
Netherlands $4,102,443,748
United States $2,818,662,131
India $1,799,452,943
United Kingdom $1,449,582,836
France $1,356,555,141
Germany $1,086,048,775
Brazil $1,021,514,427
United Arab Emirates $637,592,921

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $31,726,132,553
(18) Cocoa $292,724,161
(24) Tobacco $119,852,137
(12) Oil Seeds $116,168,012
(31) Fertilizers $72,068,154
(03) Seafood $60,097,859
(41) Hides & Leather $45,029,319
(39) Plastics $38,519,745
(40) Rubber $38,099,453
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $32,517,278

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $10,060,114,487
(84) Industrial Machinery $5,849,191,341
(85) Electrical Machinery $2,406,518,390
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $1,631,231,200
(39) Plastics $1,515,885,065
(10) Cereals $1,289,465,662
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $854,886,939
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $802,431,121
(89) Ships & Boats $727,152,091
(03) Seafood $655,481,979

Sources:

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