Exporter Rank

89 / 119

Importer Rank

83 / 119

Trade Balance Rank

85 / 119

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2018) $3,669,212,438
Total Imports (2018) $8,553,677,024
Trade Balance (2018) ($4,884,464,586)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 15.14%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 17.1%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Rwanda $685,629,218
Kenya $338,826,549
Democratic Republic of the Congo $310,996,039
Zambia $266,894,431
Uganda $194,424,687
United States $149,972,833
China $144,590,275
Indonesia $136,495,716
Malawi $117,641,111
Belgium $99,396,306

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $1,770,516,491
India $1,223,169,573
United Arab Emirates $875,816,342
Saudi Arabia $570,798,479
South Africa $439,336,858
Japan $399,904,139
Kenya $248,670,132
United States $238,930,879
Germany $221,220,273
Turkey $171,642,953

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(85) Electrical Machinery $350,916,779
(84) Industrial Machinery $343,682,331
(94) Furniture $266,699,451
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $173,733,617
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $170,547,505
(39) Plastics $165,450,329
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $156,383,985
(95) Toys & Sport Equipment $154,111,406
(23) Animal Feeds $146,333,564
(03) Seafood $125,524,640

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $1,781,536,487
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,005,699,457
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $829,747,277
(85) Electrical Machinery $509,644,006
(39) Plastics $491,061,219
(72) Iron & Steel $427,882,669
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $304,840,193
(30) Pharmaceuticals $281,828,433
(38) Chemical Products $248,806,035
(15) Fats & Oils $238,072,273

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2018) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 1/12/2020
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