Exporter Rank

92 / 146

Importer Rank

91 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

101 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $4,741,924,583
Total Imports (2016) $7,876,086,602
Trade Balance (2016) ($3,134,162,019)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 19.59%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2016) [2] 22.74%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Switzerland $767,936,942
India $702,992,107
South Africa $631,420,829
China $354,226,346
Kenya $313,885,916
Democratic Republic of the Congo $291,711,584
Belgium $283,115,573
Comoros $172,389,874
Vietnam $149,244,615
Japan $138,528,259

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $1,638,488,109
India $1,428,794,513
United Arab Emirates $592,311,767
South Africa $472,210,118
Japan $371,008,242
Kenya $267,744,424
Malaysia $260,466,372
United States $252,022,651
Saudi Arabia $220,352,043
Germany $191,675,198

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $1,716,525,149
(24) Tobacco $370,409,705
(08) Fruit & Nuts $359,160,648
(26) Ores $323,426,135
(09) Coffee & Spices $208,967,231
(23) Animal Feeds $202,266,737
(70) Glass & Glassware $201,685,919
(07) Vegetables $186,896,608
(12) Oil Seeds $165,869,981
(03) Seafood $141,944,583

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $1,434,036,594
(84) Industrial Machinery $936,233,222
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $757,136,104
(85) Electrical Machinery $616,256,445
(39) Plastics $405,776,549
(30) Pharmaceuticals $326,750,722
(15) Fats & Oils $299,122,468
(72) Iron & Steel $265,365,884
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $212,887,008
(10) Cereals $202,245,052

Sources:

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