Exporter Rank

112 / 121

Importer Rank

111 / 121

Trade Balance Rank

54 / 121

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2017) $102,651,588
Total Imports (2017) $1,073,617,079
Trade Balance (2017) ($970,965,491)
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$
Netherlands $23,638,672
China $13,368,857
Cote d'Ivoire $12,515,110
Ghana $12,013,067
United Kingdom $8,470,013
Belgium $5,866,223
Lebanon $5,536,533
South Korea $2,360,471
India $2,207,288
Switzerland $2,204,862

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $180,165,624
India $83,908,466
Turkey $77,113,294
Belgium $69,055,276
United Arab Emirates $55,345,124
United States $51,828,106
Pakistan $51,021,733
Japan $42,945,603
Brazil $42,897,866
Netherlands $40,837,423

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(18) Cocoa $23,355,567
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $18,871,371
(84) Industrial Machinery $11,620,952
(44) Wood $8,355,738
(03) Seafood $8,263,733
(12) Oil Seeds $6,873,974
(63) Textile Articles $5,492,424
(15) Fats & Oils $4,901,612
(26) Ores $3,787,105
(72) Iron & Steel $2,114,603

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(10) Cereals $194,886,373
(84) Industrial Machinery $125,726,040
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $116,813,564
(85) Electrical Machinery $62,453,811
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $59,413,761
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $41,963,688
(72) Iron & Steel $40,462,943
(39) Plastics $35,466,778
(22) Beverages $23,472,064
(94) Furniture $23,377,416

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2017) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 12/1/2018
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