Exporter Rank

128 / 146

Importer Rank

132 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

51 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $465,595,233
Total Imports (2016) $957,927,386
Trade Balance (2016) ($492,332,153)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 24.91%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 54.5%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Cote d'Ivoire $161,495,142
United States $144,365,335
Belgium $90,042,791
China $33,424,546
Netherlands $17,011,381
United Kingdom $3,404,024
Ghana $2,545,005
South Korea $2,375,040
Germany $1,844,025
India $1,757,875

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $120,363,200
United States $93,441,166
India $75,114,014
United Arab Emirates $69,653,579
Senegal $59,559,760
Belgium $53,470,380
Turkey $52,688,937
United Kingdom $45,203,150
Pakistan $38,390,591
Netherlands $35,406,274

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(16) Prepared Meats $158,932,073
(04) Dairy Products $142,437,770
(11) Milling Products $87,808,415
(03) Seafood $27,671,015
(18) Cocoa $18,002,867
(44) Wood $6,398,363
(84) Industrial Machinery $5,185,148
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $4,993,707
(09) Coffee & Spices $3,846,236
(72) Iron & Steel $2,040,497

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(10) Cereals $110,275,002
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $94,593,440
(84) Industrial Machinery $88,667,645
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $64,979,183
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $55,452,920
(63) Textile Articles $45,898,154
(30) Pharmaceuticals $45,799,661
(85) Electrical Machinery $44,529,463
(72) Iron & Steel $33,333,637
(39) Plastics $31,929,082

Sources:

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