Exporter Rank

18 / 119

Importer Rank

27 / 119

Trade Balance Rank

3 / 119

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2018) $294,535,553,148
Total Imports (2018) $135,211,178,073
Trade Balance (2018) $159,324,375,075
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 39.67%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 26.84%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
China $9,724,289,848
United Arab Emirates $8,131,945,452
Singapore $4,020,131,656
India $3,564,933,322
Belgium $2,486,160,208
Turkey $2,276,316,275
Kuwait $2,085,817,279
Egypt $2,025,013,399
Bahrain $1,839,744,918
United States $1,837,966,695

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $22,243,714,794
United States $18,041,074,597
United Arab Emirates $12,080,285,210
Germany $7,292,181,499
India $5,684,926,138
Japan $5,473,992,898
France $4,587,867,285
South Korea $4,300,250,448
Italy $4,234,805,310
United Kingdom $3,123,956,847

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $231,587,235,762
(39) Plastics $20,905,665,041
(29) Organic Chemicals $14,302,917,488
(89) Ships & Boats $2,637,695,079
(28) Inorganic Chemicals $2,290,616,335
(76) Aluminum $2,258,782,427
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,941,204,332
(72) Iron & Steel $1,362,470,742
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $1,293,201,162
(31) Fertilizers $1,258,166,592

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $15,470,409,043
(85) Electrical Machinery $13,676,895,421
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $11,873,374,855
(99) Items nesoi $8,520,552,073
(30) Pharmaceuticals $5,533,613,015
(89) Ships & Boats $4,337,832,024
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $4,064,501,084
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $3,974,565,769
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $3,945,363,196
(90) Precision Instruments $3,565,365,167

Sources:

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