Exporter Rank

107 / 127

Importer Rank

106 / 127

Trade Balance Rank

75 / 127

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2019) $1,161,750,594
Total Imports (2019) $3,195,163,442
Trade Balance (2019) ($2,033,412,848)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 21.82%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2019) [2] 36.13%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Democratic Republic of the Congo $372,592,284
United Arab Emirates $344,271,781
Uganda $61,195,454
Switzerland $53,726,006
Pakistan $39,139,446
United Kingdom $38,548,242
Burundi $37,896,559
Singapore $29,738,816
South Sudan $20,062,596
Belgium $16,589,482

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $635,331,993
India $280,532,717
Kenya $278,452,506
Tanzania $269,660,810
United Arab Emirates $244,078,376
Saudi Arabia $152,315,307
South Africa $124,142,397
Switzerland $114,164,753
Germany $92,759,500
Turkey $75,081,349

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $314,540,775
(09) Coffee & Spices $162,309,338
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $150,133,573
(26) Ores $101,599,476
(21) Prepared Foods $48,865,779
(11) Milling Products $39,685,207
(15) Fats & Oils $37,744,449
(10) Cereals $32,292,766
(23) Animal Feeds $25,754,220
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $21,584,262

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $535,141,670
(84) Industrial Machinery $294,473,957
(85) Electrical Machinery $277,295,652
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $242,270,575
(10) Cereals $136,036,565
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $113,329,148
(72) Iron & Steel $105,834,422
(15) Fats & Oils $103,810,833
(30) Pharmaceuticals $103,237,212
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $86,115,494

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2019) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 1/31/2021
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