Exporter Rank

19 / 119

Importer Rank

19 / 119

Trade Balance Rank

14 / 119

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2018) $274,616,283,635
Total Imports (2018) $244,645,890,108
Trade Balance (2018) $29,970,393,527
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 93.86%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2018) [2] 67.98%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Saudi Arabia $25,658,665,116
India $15,588,271,581
Iraq $13,934,141,103
Iran $13,122,165,998
Switzerland $12,278,572,071
Oman $12,073,121,811
Kuwait $10,160,556,343
Hong Kong $8,234,138,240
United States $7,558,341,956
China $6,346,936,374

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $38,012,370,183
India $23,062,209,132
United States $20,919,554,116
Japan $13,807,915,731
Germany $10,940,592,800
United Kingdom $7,689,373,349
Vietnam $7,666,152,225
Saudi Arabia $7,577,116,604
Italy $6,648,725,804
France $6,508,639,070

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $68,396,849,010
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $55,570,635,516
(85) Electrical Machinery $35,361,357,963
(84) Industrial Machinery $22,595,021,622
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $16,953,184,816
(76) Aluminum $6,420,988,558
(39) Plastics $5,891,711,621
(88) Aircraft $5,711,320,343
(24) Tobacco $4,944,803,939
(33) Cosmetics $4,313,227,934

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $54,148,098,834
(85) Electrical Machinery $34,227,256,040
(84) Industrial Machinery $28,606,090,043
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $20,462,166,231
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $15,427,280,997
(88) Aircraft $6,970,176,000
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $5,390,238,464
(72) Iron & Steel $5,219,286,533
(39) Plastics $4,879,249,290
(30) Pharmaceuticals $4,038,347,484

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2018) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 9/30/2019
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