Exporter Rank

137 / 146

Importer Rank

140 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

46 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $94,014,948
Total Imports (2016) $384,337,736
Trade Balance (2016) ($290,322,788)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 20.81%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 39.98%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Guinea-Bissau $59,123,425
Vietnam $11,284,093
Senegal $10,391,759
Mali $5,569,082
China $1,670,331
India $1,548,370
Guinea $1,517,470
Netherlands $608,070
Denmark $465,516
South Korea $424,727

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
Cote d'Ivoire $64,634,012
Brazil $44,733,481
Spain $42,429,459
China $28,962,319
Malaysia $17,183,158
Netherlands $14,127,276
Senegal $13,788,857
India $13,753,737
United Kingdom $12,298,079
Germany $12,259,481

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(12) Oil Seeds $10,162,011
(19) Cereal, Flour & Starch $9,756,938
(63) Textile Articles $8,858,085
(04) Dairy Products $8,119,005
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $7,721,429
(54) Manmade Filaments $6,839,600
(21) Prepared Foods $6,133,022
(15) Fats & Oils $5,948,595
(09) Coffee & Spices $4,617,008
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $4,477,340

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $66,767,198
(10) Cereals $45,768,847
(15) Fats & Oils $40,931,888
(17) Sugar & Confectionery $29,743,657
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $25,311,735
(25) Natural Minerals & Stone $20,365,878
(85) Electrical Machinery $16,494,450
(84) Industrial Machinery $13,557,789
(11) Milling Products $10,518,883
(54) Manmade Filaments $7,944,799

Sources:

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