Exporter Rank

124 / 146

Importer Rank

124 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

69 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $621,605,794
Total Imports (2016) $1,778,279,113
Trade Balance (2016) ($1,156,673,319)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 18.24%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 32.77%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Democratic Republic of the Congo $197,810,196
Kenya $99,459,187
United Arab Emirates $87,025,909
Switzerland $54,905,005
Burundi $35,923,250
Singapore $20,115,321
United States $18,741,750
Belgium $18,301,719
Uganda $14,641,935
Hong Kong $11,701,859

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $377,773,207
Uganda $199,798,312
Kenya $139,354,400
India $131,878,501
United Arab Emirates $103,213,217
Tanzania $95,007,371
Germany $67,081,351
Japan $57,441,967
United States $46,856,115
South Africa $44,721,153

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(09) Coffee & Spices $133,193,283
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $108,413,093
(26) Ores $86,504,458
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $80,228,956
(15) Fats & Oils $25,535,425
(11) Milling Products $25,234,238
(10) Cereals $24,234,976
(84) Industrial Machinery $15,230,870
(85) Electrical Machinery $9,648,627
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $8,586,147

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(85) Electrical Machinery $228,365,130
(84) Industrial Machinery $199,906,666
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $136,720,643
(10) Cereals $87,420,220
(30) Pharmaceuticals $86,077,947
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $75,359,259
(72) Iron & Steel $62,878,856
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $61,129,397
(39) Plastics $57,832,155
(15) Fats & Oils $56,821,788

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2016) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 9/22/2018
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