Exporter Rank

69 / 135

Importer Rank

79 / 134

Trade Balance Rank

28 / 134

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $11,194,931,374
Total Imports (2016) $9,238,038,728
Trade Balance (2016) $1,956,892,646
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 44.77%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 49.57%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United States $2,307,907,929
Colombia $1,063,778,400
Costa Rica $752,971,343
Venezuela $602,271,296
Dominican Republic $541,661,880
Guatemala $479,104,901
Honduras $392,981,146
Nicaragua $362,039,965
El Salvador $342,976,791
Ecuador $327,578,943

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $2,894,238,038
Singapore $1,748,889,077
United States $880,418,203
Mexico $481,362,579
Vietnam $314,241,651
Hong Kong $290,854,738
Belgium $224,220,262
France $210,241,533
Germany $147,489,628
United Kingdom $145,630,565

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(29) Organic Chemicals $1,800,651,209
(30) Pharmaceuticals $1,594,823,599
(85) Electrical Machinery $1,100,650,987
(64) Footwear $864,893,522
(62) Apparel: Non Knit $803,128,155
(84) Industrial Machinery $751,899,157
(33) Cosmetics $553,947,338
(61) Apparel: Knit $451,388,937
(22) Beverages $359,461,165
(40) Rubber $229,513,378

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(29) Organic Chemicals $1,804,601,103
(30) Pharmaceuticals $1,308,383,032
(85) Electrical Machinery $1,003,082,468
(62) Apparel: Non Knit $744,151,754
(64) Footwear $729,096,857
(84) Industrial Machinery $612,180,143
(33) Cosmetics $423,005,604
(61) Apparel: Knit $326,586,217
(22) Beverages $288,482,374
(40) Rubber $201,668,322

Sources:

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