Exporter Rank

42 / 119

Importer Rank

49 / 119

Trade Balance Rank

18 / 119

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2018) $62,399,742,736
Total Imports (2018) $43,011,523,214
Trade Balance (2018) $19,388,219,522
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 13.17%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 13.18%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
India $9,906,692,888
Netherlands $6,701,517,793
Spain $6,318,788,904
France $4,945,979,268
South Africa $3,981,193,241
United States $3,792,921,953
Indonesia $2,609,645,987
Sweden $2,376,545,516
United Kingdom $2,275,555,872
Brazil $2,018,221,046

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $8,348,841,485
Netherlands $4,905,978,406
South Korea $4,657,651,326
Belgium $3,635,478,182
United States $3,159,968,673
India $2,249,863,546
France $1,235,760,124
Germany $1,168,737,168
United Kingdom $1,086,278,384
Russia $1,016,085,898

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $58,726,757,747
(89) Ships & Boats $1,492,855,396
(18) Cocoa $374,519,766
(12) Oil Seeds $323,689,482
(08) Fruit & Nuts $223,012,021
(31) Fertilizers $199,564,320
(24) Tobacco $114,630,692
(41) Hides & Leather $110,149,611
(76) Aluminum $87,489,039
(39) Plastics $84,203,942

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $12,779,720,892
(84) Industrial Machinery $6,099,214,460
(89) Ships & Boats $4,039,227,944
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $2,644,195,642
(85) Electrical Machinery $2,424,214,243
(39) Plastics $1,632,586,395
(10) Cereals $1,424,072,834
(03) Seafood $809,426,419
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $804,176,307
(72) Iron & Steel $729,920,197

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2018) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 9/30/2019
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